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  • Barrington High grad, teammate, win $1 million on "The Amazing Race"

    Barrington High grad, teammate, win $1 million on "The Amazing Race"
    Northwest suburban native Amy DeJong and teammate Maya Warren — the “Sweet Scientists” — won a sweet victory on CBS’ reality television show “The Amazing Race” on Friday.
  • 'Amazing Race' finale features Barrington woman

    'Amazing Race' finale features Barrington woman
    As a budding food scientist, northwest suburban native Amy DeJong is used to lab coats, beakers and goggles. But, for one month last summer, DeJong embarked on a new experiment while dashing around the world with her lab partner as contestants on CBS'...

    Shake-up at University of Pittsburgh athletics: AD Pederson fired as Chryst leaves

    MADISON, Wis. University of Pittsburgh chancellor Patrick Gallagher further upended an athletic department already in a state of flux Wednesday night, when he announced in a statement the stunning firing of athletic director Steve Pederson. Just...

    Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies

     Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies
    Connie R. Curran started out as a nurse before moving into consulting and executive positions during a career focused on health care and education. "Connie was such a strong voice for nursing and for board governance," said Daniel Hamburger, president...

    Isadora Sherman, who worked with troubled teens, dies at 91

     Isadora Sherman, who worked with troubled teens, dies at 91
    As the district administrator of the nonprofit Jewish Family and Community Service in Highland Park, Isadora Sherman was for many years a lifeline for scores of struggling teens and their families. Her work was particularly important during a 17-month...