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  • 'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school

    'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school
    During Heather Kirn Lanier's two years in Baltimore as a neophyte teacher, she taught at a city high school that backed up against Mount Olivet Cemetery. She could clearly see tombstones from her classroom window. Each time Lanier took in the view,...
  • Data: Illinois college students flocking to Missouri

    Data: Illinois college students flocking to Missouri
    When we decided to look at where Illinois students are going to college – and how that has changed – we didn’t know what we would find. Would there be a small college in Montana suddenly attracting a large number of Illinoisians?  Was...
  • Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.

    Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.
    Six years ago, when University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials announced plans to enroll more undergraduates from outside the state, the public outcry was so intense that the plan was scrapped within a week. But despite the university's...
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  • Ex-NBA player Keyon Dooling speaks out about his sexual abuse as a child

    Ex-NBA player Keyon Dooling speaks out about his sexual abuse as a child
    The acting out started early, the horrific memories torturing the subconscious. Those lazy afternoons along the New River were supposed to be a youthful escape from the inner-city life in Fort Lauderdale. They weren't. And only now, after opening up...
  • Company: Bus in fatal crash made in 2011, inspected days ago

    Company: Bus in fatal crash made in 2011, inspected days ago
    The Megabus coach that crashed en route from Chicago, killing a graduate student from University of Missouri, was manufactured last year and “had passed a full preventative maintenance check within the past week,” the company says. Megabus...
  • Woman killed in bus crash: 'She was a very darling person'

    Woman killed in bus crash: 'She was a very darling person'
    Aditi Avhad hadn't seen her parents in a year when they arrived at O'Hare International Airport from India Thursday. They piled into a bus for the trip back to the University of Missouri in Columbia, where Avhad was a grad student at the medical school....
  • Suit blames Megabus in fatal downstate crash

    Suit blames Megabus in fatal downstate crash
    A Missouri man who was aboard the Megabus that crashed in Illinois earlier this month is suing Megabus and the bus driver for failing to properly inspect maintain the vehicle, among other allegations. Michael Murphy of Jackson County, Mo., filed the...
  • Health Notes: 10 ways to be healthier -- and feel better -- in 2012

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> 10 ways to be healthier -- and feel better -- in 2012
         You've heard all the New Year's advice -- eat less, exercise more, etc. etc. Here are some tips from      Kansas primary care physician Dr. Michael E. Monaco of Overland Park, KS, which make it look easy. "Anyone can take simple steps to make 2012...
  • Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses

    Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses
    A nonprofit foundation paid hundreds of thousands of dollars by the Baltimore Police Department as part of the commissioner's signature training program reported that nearly 40 percent of the foundation's expenditures over two years covered entertainment,...
  • PASSINGS: Theo Angelopoulos, Wesley Brown

    PASSINGS: Theo Angelopoulos, Wesley Brown
    Theo Angelopoulos Award-winning Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos, 76, an award-winning Greek filmmaker known for his slow and dreamlike style as a director, was killed in a road accident Tuesday in Athens. Police and hospital officials said...