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  • Teens who abuse study drugs face legal, health problems in the future

    Teens who abuse study drugs face legal, health problems in the future
    Tucked inside dresser drawers, sold in school bathrooms and popped before exams, “study drugs” like Adderall are prescription medications that many teens are familiar with. The pills are sold and traded with bold promises: You’ll be...
  • Website targets Chicago landlords, condos skirting recycling law

    Website targets Chicago landlords, condos skirting recycling law
    A public service announcement: If you live in a Chicago apartment or condo building that DOES NOT offer recycling, please go to MyBuildingDoesntRecycle.com. You will not be alone. Since Claire Micklin launched the site in late January, more than 1,700...
  • President Obama's White House Correspondents' Dinner monologue has a thousand fathers and mothers

    WASHINGTON If there's a comedy equivalent to the "nuclear football," the suitcase with the launch codes, it's a worn gray folder marked "Presidential Statement" that lives in the bowels of the White House, in the speechwriters' suite, and was delivered to...
  • Local Roundup for Thursday, April 23

    NCAA Division III No. 9 North Central pounded out 29 hits en route to a 10-4, 10-5 softball sweep of visiting Concordia Chicago on Wednesday. Among the contributors for the Cardinals (27-3) were Corinne Rowe (4-for-7, 4 runs, 3 RBIs), Carly Trenhalle...
  • Illinois lawmakers fast-track OKs for Obama, Lucas museums

    With fast-track votes, Illinois lawmakers pushed through legislation Thursday to ensure that Chicago can use public park land as a potential site for President Barack Obama's presidential library, while also paving the way for Star Wars creator George...
  • Legislators fast-track OKs for Obama, Lucas museums

    Legislators fast-track OKs for Obama, Lucas museums With fast-track votes, Illinois lawmakers pushed through legislation Thursday to ensure that Chicago can use public parkland as a potential site for President Barack Obama's presidential library, while...
  • Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care

    Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care
    Barbara Salata was anxious, couldn't sleep and told her family it felt like she was having a heart attack. The 77-year-old Libertyville woman would forget things and generally "wasn't the mom that we knew," said her son, Bob Salata Jr. Despite a sleep...
  • Emanuel praises vote for Obama library, Lucas museum bill

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel says legislation beefing up Chicago's legal grounds to use public park land as potential sites for Barack Obama's presidential library and George Lucas' proposed museum will benefit residents and visitors for generations to come. The...
  • Event in swimmer's honor has raised over $500,000 for cancer research

    Event in swimmer's honor has raised over $500,000 for cancer research
    Nearly a decade old, the Hour of Power is getting better with age. A local occurrence of the annual swimming fundraiser that generates money for cancer research at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital will take place at New...
  • Shout Out: Dave Zier, butcher and world traveler

    Shout Out: Dave Zier, butcher and world traveler
    Dave Zier, owner of Zier's Prime Meats and Poultry at 813 Ridge Road, is passionate about meat, from pork chops to bison roasts, but he's also passionate about travel, family, health and much more. We stopped to chat with him and ask him a few questions....
  • A grand celebration for the AACM's 50th

    A grand celebration for the AACM's 50th
    Has any organization done more for jazz in the past 50 years than the Chicago-based Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians? Scholars may debate the question, but events in Chicago – and around the world – celebrating the AACM'...