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  • Rising tuition at public colleges, funding cuts leave students deeper in debt

    Michael Bayne has done everything you're supposed to do to avoid taking on too much debt for college. He lives off-campus to save money on housing. He's always working at least one job — sometimes two. And he enrolled at an in-state public school,...
  • African-American Heritage Festival showcases cultural and educational events

    African-American Heritage Festival showcases cultural and educational events
    The African-American Heritage Festival will kick off with a free cultural event beginning at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 with a performance by "American Idol" contestant David Oliver Willis in the Tavares High gym, 603 N. New Hampshire Ave. The Community Choir of...
  • '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'...
  • 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. After a 26,000-mile journey through...
  • Stellar Student: Helping peers a plus for Tinley teen

    Stellar Student: Helping peers a plus for Tinley teen
    Of all the activities he is involved with at Andrew High School in Tinley Park, Travis Christner’s favorite, by far, is helping his peers. That’s saying a lot, because the junior is involved with a long list of activities. He is on the...
  • Comic book roundup: 'Syllabus' by Lynda Barry, more

    Comic book roundup: 'Syllabus' by Lynda Barry, more
    Carl Barks' Duck by Peter Schilling Jr., Uncivilized, 122 pages, $12.95 "My cartoons weren't good," a Mickey Mouse doppelganger cheerfully declared on a recent episode of "The Simpsons." "They were just first." Fortunately, Disney's questionable quality...
  • Former Miss Addison spends year driving Wienermobile

    Former Miss Addison spends year driving Wienermobile
    Driving a 27-foot-long hot dog will get you noticed, and that's just the point for Alexandra Longo, a former Miss Addison who has spent the last eight months relishing her travels aboard the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. She has logged 27,000 miles so far...
  • Roundup | Thursday, Nov. 20

    Roundup | Thursday, Nov. 20
    Football Lemont faces tough task against Peoria Notre Dame Lemont coach Bret Kooi is impressed with what he has seen from Peoria Notre Dame, Saturday’s Class 6A semifinal opponent. “I know they execute as good as you’re going to...
  • How Bruce Rauner can lead Illinois from ruin

    How Bruce Rauner can lead Illinois from ruin
    On Nov. 4, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner won more than an election. He won the opportunity to change our state's kleptocratic political culture and make Illinois once again a hospitable place to raise a family and grow a business. Rauner campaigned as a...
  • Hampton's Sarah Osborn will represent USA Shooting in World Cup event | Community news

    Young shooting phenom Sarah Osborn of Hampton has earned a ticket to the World Cup season opener in Changwon, South Korea, in early April. Osborn, 15, will be representing USA Shooting in the women's 10-meter air rifle competition. It will be her...
  • Rose Bowl will still be a highlight of college football bowl season

    Rose Bowl will still be a highlight of college football bowl season
    Rumors of the death of the Rose Bowl game are, once again, greatly exaggerated. The old girl hasn't lost a step. That's true, even though college football will play for the big title elsewhere to end this season. And probably elsewhere for seasons to...