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  • Donated land to become nature preserve, honor teacher

    When Josie Fox visited her parents' final resting place at Elm Ridge Cemetery during a trip back to Muncie, she noticed a stand of tall oak trees across the road. And a commercial for-sale sign. "That prompted me to think, 'This is something that Ruth...
  • The key players in Obama's appeal on deportation deferral program

    The key players in Obama's appeal on deportation deferral program
    State and federal lawyers on opposite sides of the immigration divide are set to square off in federal appeals court Friday before three judges who will decide whether to lift a temporary stay on President Obama’s executive action, which seeks to...
  • D36 shaves heads to raise funds for cancer research

    In her first year working in the Winnetka Public Schools, Marla Goldberg received her first taste of an important school tradition. When she attended her first District 36 St. Baldrick's Foundation fundraiser, Goldberg knew she wanted to expand its...
  • Next UM president Dr. Julio Frenk set to meet with coaches

    Next UM president Dr. Julio Frenk set to meet with coaches
    Minutes after being introduced as the new president of the University of Miami,┬áHarvard dean Dr. Julio Frenk was asked about his vision for the school — outside of a national championship for the Hurricanes football team. And Frenk, a former...
  • Peanut allergy may begin in the genes, study shows

    Peanut allergy may begin in the genes, study shows
    On a recent day, 21/2-year-old Connor was busy helping his grandmother make cookies, a normal family scene except for what happened before the bowls and measuring spoons came out. Connor's mother, Rachel Kasprik, and his grandmother had to research a...
  • Philanthropist, shopping mall developer Taubman dies at 91

    A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture — was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career, has died. He was 91....
  • D219 briefs: School bus company dropped amidst service problems

    News from the April 13 Niles Township High School District 219 Board of Education meeting; Niles North and Niles West High Schools. School bus company dropped amidst service problems The District 219 Board School Board has awarded new contracts for...
  • Study: High school smoking fell as e-cigarette use boomed

    Teen smoking hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed, a government report shows. The number of high school students who tried e-cigarettes tripled in one year — to more than 13 percent. Water...
  • UConn Says Talks With Grad Assistants Progressing But Issues Remain

    In an email to faculty Thursday, UConn President Susan Herbst outlined many outstanding issues remaining after months of negotiations with the new graduate assistants union. Herbst sent the email to pre-empt actions that she said some graduate assistants...
  • College a cappella: Not your granddad's barbershop quartet

    Their musical performances pack college auditoriums, though they play no instruments. While universities have long nurtured the niche community of a cappella singers, the TV show "Glee" and hit movie "Pitch Perfect" helped create a new generation of fans...
  • Detroit hit man says he, not teen, responsible for 4 deaths

    An imprisoned hit man has signed a chilling affidavit taking responsibility for four murders at a Detroit drug house in a renewed effort to free a young man who pleaded guilty to the same killings at age 15, attorneys said Wednesday. Davontae Sanford was...