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  • Girls basketball blog: Conference closure for Marian Catholic, Bloom

    Girls basketball blog: Conference closure for Marian Catholic, Bloom
    The second-to-last week of the regular season brought some closure to some conference races, but others still remain in doubt. Marian Catholic wrapped up its third East Suburban Catholic Conference title in row after defeating Benet on Wednesday. The...
  • Lunar New Year lets Chinese culture shine

    Lunar New Year lets Chinese culture shine
    Two episodes of a new ABC sitcom called "Fresh off the Boat" aired Wednesday night and here is how the network describes the show: "It's the '90s and 12-year-old, hip-hop loving Eddie just moved to suburban Orlando, Fla., from D.C.'s Chinatown with his...
  • Sweet dreams and easier days are made of Andrew Johnson app

    Sweet dreams and easier days are made of Andrew Johnson app
    I love Andrew Johnson's voice. His soothing, Scottish voice, counting me down 10 ... 9 ... 8 ... into "a gentle state of relaxation." Imagine Sean Connery calmly whispering into your ear. That's Andrew Johnson. My co-worker uses him to fall...
  • Coffee Break: How to get into college

    Getting into college can be one of the most anxiety-producing rites of passage for parents and their children. In response, PTA's Coffee Break hosted a panel Wednesday to discuss college acceptance tips. Participants included two representatives of...
  • National Signing Day: Lake County area athletes

    National Signing Day: Lake County area athletes
    The following list of athletes was compiled after contacting area athletic directors. If Pioneer Press accidentally omitted an athlete who is signing a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, please email ppnpreps@pioneerlocal.com and let us know the...
  • Classical music concert recommendations

    Classical music concert recommendations
    Chicago a cappella: The vocal ensemble under principal guest music director John William Trotter is joined by the Ensemble Espagnol Spanish Dance Theater for a tapestry of classical and popular music from Mexico, Spain, Cuba and South America. Ole! 8 p.m....
  • Inmate killed in Cook County Jail shouldn't have been locked up there

    Inmate killed in Cook County Jail shouldn't have been locked up there
    Tony Purnell, who survived Chicago's tough Henry Horner Homes to serve in the Army and earn a college degree, had struggled for years with mental illness by the time he wound up in Cook County Jail early last year on a minor charge, unable to post the...
  • Orlando Senior Home Health Care: Feeling Lonely and Socially Isolated Impacts Senior Health

    Being socially isolated and feeling extremely lonely are factors that impact health and senior life expectancy.¬†¬†According to researchers from the University of Chicago, feeling extremely lonely may increase a senior’s premature death by up to 14...
  • Ferguson's notoriety draws interest as well as contempt

    FERGUSON, Mo. Protesters waved signs at Patrick Melvin II as he drove through town one late October day, but he didn't have time to read what they said. Melvin was focused on finding Ferguson police headquarters, hoping an interview would land him a...
  • UIC swimmer John Mordach overcame brain tumor, realized his dream

    UIC swimmer John Mordach overcame brain tumor, realized his dream
    The end is close now. One more meet, the Horizon League championships next week outside Milwaukee, and John Mordach will be finished with competitive swimming. This is not a valedictory for a star athlete. This is the story of a kid who loves to swim, a...
  • 3 men wounded in shootings on West, South sides

    3 men wounded in shootings on West, South sides
    Three men were wounded in shootings on Chicago’s West and South sides Saturday afternoon, police said. In the most recent attack, a 19-year-old man was shot in the wrist about 4:30 p.m. near 84th Street and Saginaw Avenue in the South Chicago...