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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Parker B. Lusk, public relations executive, teacher and reporter, dies

     Parker B. Lusk, public relations executive, teacher and reporter, dies
    Parker B. Lusk worked in public relations at AT&T and Illinois Bell and also taught news reporting and public relations courses at Triton College, Loyola University and Rosary College. Mr. Lusk, 91, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease on...
  • Broward ranks high for future community health

    Broward ranks high for future community health
    Lookin' fit and fine, Broward. The 2015 annual County Health Rankings, released March 25, scored Broward ninth among Florida's 67 counties on factors that predict how healthy a community will be in the future. Our residents are smoking far less than...
  • With enrollment trending downward, can Dist. 95 keep adding staff?

    With enrollment trending downward, can Dist. 95 keep adding staff?
    If it continues to lose students, District 95 may have to look at cutting staff in the future. But for now, it doesn't have to do that. The discussion came up as Julia Becich, the district's director of human resources, presented enrollment numbers...
  • Carroll ranked fourth healthiest county in Maryland

    Carroll ranked fourth healthiest county in Maryland
    Carroll County is the now the fourth healthiest county in Maryland. That's according to new 2015 County Health Rankings out Wednesday March 25, from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. After...