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  • Earth Week at CLC unveils major sustainability projects

    Earth Week at CLC unveils major sustainability projects
    Construction workers are drilling 80 holes, each 500 feet deep at College of Lake County's Grayslake campus, to create a state-of-the-art geothermal heating and cooling system. At night, a crew is mixing ozone and water to clean bathrooms, hallways...
  • Burr Ridge candidates look to end board division

    Burr Ridge candidates look to end board division
    Seven residents are running for the three seats up for election on the Burr Ridge Village Board on April 7. Candidates Jim Broline, Robert A. Grela, Jimmy Haimann, Paula Murphy, Albert J. Paveza, Mary T. Praxmarer and Antonio Schiappa spoke individually...
  • For water's sake, Chicago researchers reach across the seas to Israel

    For water's sake, Chicago researchers reach across the seas to Israel
    The Arava desert, a salty wasteland dotted with tufts of scrub, gets only about an inch of rain each year. And yet cows lazily low at dairy farms that collectively produce nearly 8 million gallons of milk annually. Orange bell peppers flourish in a long...
  • Campus News: Benedictine University students earn honors

    Benedictine University in Lisle recently named students to the fall 2014 dean's list and dean's recognized list. The following full-time students who achieved a 3.5 grade point average or above were named to the dean's list: From La Grange: Erika...
  • Benedictine University students earn campus honors

    Benedictine University in Lisle recently named students to the fall 2014 dean's list and dean's recognized list. The following full-time students who achieved a 3.5 grade point average or above were named to the dean's list: From Burr Ridge:...
  • Relatives of Baltimore murder victims struggle with grief

    Relatives of Baltimore murder victims struggle with grief
    When Alice Oaks' older son was shot to death in Baltimore in 2008, she said her goodbye at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He lay there, a tube still in his mouth, and it seemed to her that his body was glowing. She felt numb. She bent over and kissed...
  • Meet artist Michelle Grabner, Whitney Biennial 2014 curator

    Meet artist Michelle Grabner, Whitney Biennial 2014 curator
    A few months before Michelle Grabner presided over the final details of the prestigious 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art here, a white Buick LeSabre plowed into the side of her small art gallery in Oak Park. This was back in the...
  • Laughter is the test medicine

    Laughter is the test medicine
    To an Alzheimer's patient, there's nothing funny about forgetting to turn off the oven, losing a telephone number or misplacing books from the library. But turning those mishaps into punch lines might turn out to be therapeutic. The idea that...
  • Odd chemicals turn up in drinking water

    Odd chemicals turn up in drinking water
    Trace amounts of sex hormones, prescription drugs, flame retardants and herbicides are being detected in treated drinking water pumped to more than 7 million people in Chicago and its suburbs. In the latest round of testing prompted by a 2008 Tribune...
  • Under a literary spell

    Under a literary spell
    As Lucy Kobbs turned the final page of the seventh and last book in the "Harry Potter" series, she took a pencil to the wall beside her bed and memorialized the end of an era: 7/22/07, 3:20 a.m. "It's one of those books that will stick with me for life,"...
  • Reaching for the fourth level of life

    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Rabbi Moshe Heyn of Temple Israel, Miami. Q: How did you get into your vocation? A: It was somewhat circuitous. I grew up in Baltimore in a secular family....