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  • IDF soldier shares stories of Israel, Midwest tour – in peace

    IDF soldier shares stories of Israel, Midwest tour – in peace
    The night of Thursday, April 23, was a relatively easy one for 25-year-old Hen Mazzig. There was no heckling, no screaming and no one was calling him a murderer. Mazzig was at the end of a two-week "StandWithUs" tour of the Midwest, where he is...
  • Yaniv Sadka gets teens involved in the fight against cancer

    By Suzanne Kurtz Sloan Yaniv Sadka met many kids while coaching his Los Angeles youth lacrosse league. But during the summer of 2011, one 13-year-old boy stood out. "Benny became like my third brother," said Sadka, 19. "We would do brotherly things like...
  • Even with breaks for exercise, lengthy sitting linked to heart disease

    Even with breaks for exercise, lengthy sitting linked to heart disease
    Bad news for the desk-bound office worker, the long-haul road warrior and the couch surfer: even a heart-pumping regimen at the gym, apparently, won't undo the harm done by sitting, a new study finds. Irrespective of hours spent in moderate-to-intensive...
  • Robert Havenstein earns bachelor's degree

    Robert Havenstein, of Mount Airy, has received a Bachelor of Science degree in life sciences communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which had its winter commencement ceremony at the Kohl Center.
  • Basketball star Frank Kaminsky hailed at Benet Academy

    Basketball star Frank Kaminsky hailed at Benet Academy
    A week after college basketball star Frank Kaminsky flooded the national spotlight collecting the prestigious John R. Wooden Award as being college basketball's top men's player, the 7-foot-tall Kaminsky stood a much smaller stage set up inside Benet...
  • Chicago canine influenza epidemic traced to Asian strain

    Chicago canine influenza epidemic traced to Asian strain
    Hunter, a fox red Labrador retriever, spent 10 days at a North Side boarding facility earlier this month while Alicia Fitzgerald was on vacation. When Fitzgerald returned to pick up her pet Sunday, she was told Hunter had been coughing. By Tuesday...
  • Kenilworth man sentenced to probation for Wisconsin sexual assault

    Kenilworth man sentenced to probation for Wisconsin sexual assault
    A Wisconsin judge has sentenced a 20-year-old Kenilworth man to probation in relation to a 2014 sexual assault, which took place on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Douglas Gill, who listed a Winnetka address at the time of the incident,...
  • Dr. Conrad Tasche, plastic surgeon at Cook County Hospital, dies at 82

    Dr. Conrad Tasche, plastic surgeon at Cook County Hospital, dies at 82
    Dr. Conrad Tasche spent his entire 30-year career at Cook County Hospital, where he performed general and plastic surgery and held administrative positions that included time as associate medical director for medical education. Dr. Tasche, 82, who...
  • Wis. Gov. Scott Walker heads to Europe on trade mission

    Wis. Gov. Scott Walker heads to Europe on trade mission
    Gov. Scott Walker heads to Europe this week on a trade mission featuring private meetings with business and government representatives in Germany, France and Spain, as he ramps up for a likely bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016....
  • Tribune's red light cameras series wins award

     Tribune's red light cameras series wins award
    The Chicago Tribune's investigation of corruption and undeserved ticketing in Chicago's red light camera system has been honored with the 2014 Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Journalism, according to the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University....
  • Chicago ready to cheer Wisconsin and local star Kaminsky

     Chicago ready to cheer Wisconsin and local star Kaminsky
    From the streets of Madison, Wis., to the "Badger bars" of Chicago, anticipation is building for Monday night's NCAA men's basketball championship. The story lines that got the University of Wisconsin a shot at a national title against Duke are nearly...