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  • Younger Women Often Ignore Early Heart Attack Signs

    Younger Women Often Ignore Early Heart Attack Signs
    Women between the ages of 30 and 55 tend to ignore early heart attack symptoms, which may be part of the reason more young women die from heart attacks than young men, according to new research by Yale School of Public Health. Many women delay seeking...
  • Ferguson's mayor says he is determined to stay and bring change

    Ferguson's mayor says he is determined to stay and bring change
    Mayor James W. Knowles III was walking down an aisle at Shop ’n Save here last week when an African American woman started shouting at him. This is not an unusual occurrence for the white mayor of Ferguson, a city of 22,000 that's more than two-...
  • State may pay school districts to require uniforms

    Skinny jeans and graphic T-shirts. Or collared shirts and khaki pants. For students in elementary or middle schools, fashion statements could be a thing of the past. The standard preppy look — polos and khakis — could become the new normal...
  • Chicago teen attends college with Lincolnwood scholarship

    For 19-year-old student Karen Spears, being raised by a hardworking, yet struggling, family in a far South Side neighborhood overridden by gangs and crime was no excuse not to follow her dreams. Despite not having a college fund or any financial help...
  • Manes: Lessons in segregation, teaching and sun-dried tomatoes

    "... If I feel tomorrow like I feel today If I feel tomorrow like I feel today I'm gonna pack my trunk and make my getaway ..." — William C. Handy, "Saint Louis Blues" Felicia Childress is a retired kindergarten teacher from Gary who at 97 years...
  • 'Grey' area: For a provocative film, many shades of marketing

    'Grey' area: For a provocative film, many shades of marketing
    It's no secret in Hollywood that sex sells when it comes to marketing provocative films. Studios over the years have made big money with movies including "Basic Instinct," "Fatal Attraction" and even "Sex and the City." But with "Fifty Shades of Grey,"...
  • McAuley senior carries clout

    McAuley senior carries clout
    One could say that Syidah Morris, a senior at Mother McAuley High School, has Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's ear, at least at times. During her sophomore year, Morris was invited to join the Mikva Challenge Mayoral Youth Commission, a citywide youth...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    LAUREN L. SORRENTINO has been named a Member of the firm at Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. She has been an associate attorney with in the firm's Pennsylvania office since 2012. Lauren is Chair of the Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Pennsylvania Family...
  • Baltimore Sun's Investigative Team

    The Sun’s investigative team — along with others in the newsroom — looks beyond official statements to examine issues that are important to Baltimore-area residents. Projects have scrutinized police brutality in Baltimore, Maryland&...
  • Michael Wynn, respected college and high school coach, dies at 67

    Michael Wynn, respected college and high school coach, dies at 67
    Michael Wynn, a star football player at Evanston Township High School during the mid-1960s, played defensive end at the University of Nebraska and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1970 NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders. Injuries derailed his dreams...
  • Thursday Club presents 18 Les Fleurettes

    Thursday Club presents 18 Les Fleurettes
    In a local tradition that stretches back to the early 1950s, 18 young women will be presented to society on Saturday evening, when the La Ca├▒ada Thursday Club holds its annual black-tie event, the Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel. Les...