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  • Ring in the season

    Ring in the season
    With twinkling Christmas lights, jingling sleigh bells and chestnuts roasting on open fires — not to mention inescapable holiday jewelry commercials hawking diamond rings — it's no wonder December reigns as the most popular month to pop the...
  • Doctors draw payments from drug companies

    Doctors draw payments from drug companies
    Follow drug company money in Illinois, and it leads to the psychiatry department at Rush University Medical Center, a prominent headache clinic on the North Side of Chicago, a busy suburban urology practice and a psychiatric hospital accused of...
  • Blowback: Pay bone-marrow donors? Give it a shot

     
    Compensating marrow donors has the potential to save lives while at the same time doing no harm. We ought to see, under medically supervised conditions, if it will work. Our patients, quite literally, cannot afford to wait....
  • Panthers imported from Texas help endangered Florida panthers begin to bounce back

     
    WASHINGTON — In the quest to save the endangered Florida panther, their Texas cousins were the cat's meow. Wildlife biologists moved eight female panthers from Texas -- close relatives yet genetically distinct -- into South Florida 15 years ago in......
  • Pages of History

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Clarence Darrow addresses the jury in one of his two trials on charges of trying to bribe jurors in the McNamara brothers’ case. For the last week, I have been reading the transcripts of People......
  • GMO corn: An organic farmer's best friend?

     
    It seems obvious that farmers who plant genetically modified crops designed to wipe out pests would see fewer nasty critters in their fields. But new research shows that, at least in the case of one pesky insect in the U.S.......
  • Randy Couture calls Lesnar-Velasquez an even matchup at UFC 121

     
    Picking a winner for Saturday’s UFC 121 heavyweight title bout between champion Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez has split experts firmly down the middle. Six-time UFC champion Randy Couture is also on the fence. Couture, known for his astute...
  • Finalists named for Bronko Nagurski Trophy

     
    Finalists named for Bronko Nagurski Trophy The five finalist for the 2010 Bronko Nagurski Trophy were announced and the SEC and ACC dominated the nominations....
  • Remembering photographer Jerome Liebling

     
    Jerome Liebling, the renowned documentary photographer and filmmaker, died late last week in Northampton, Mass. He was 87. During his long career, Liebling specialized in capturing street life around the country. His photographs documented the lives of...
  • College football news: Minnesota finds its next coach

     
    College football news: Minnesota finds its next coach After a busy weekend that culminated with the postseason bowl schedule being released, several teams are making news including Minnesota and Stanford. Here is the latest news and notes from the college...
  • Like shoveling snow? The University of Minnesota has a job for you

     
    Like shoveling snow? The University of Minnesota has a job for you The University of Minnesota is asking its fans for help. The school is looking for able-bodied fans to grab a shovel and head over to TCF Bank Stadium to help remove snow in preparation...