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  • Woman in Vanderbilt gang-rape speaks out to other sex assault victims: 'You are not alone'

    The gang-rape conviction of two former Vanderbilt University football players sends signals out in every direction. To the two young men, Tuesday's verdicts show that being drunk out of your mind doesn't excuse criminal behavior. Once doted on as...
  • After 2 convictions, 2 more Vanderbilt players face charges

    The gang-rape conviction of two former Vanderbilt University football players sends signals out in every direction. To the two young men, Tuesday's verdicts show that being drunk out of your mind doesn't excuse criminal behavior. Once doted on as...
  • Once easily recognized, signs of measles now elude young doctors

     Once easily recognized, signs of measles now elude young doctors
    It was spring of 2014. Dr. Julia Shaklee Sammons looked around and saw trouble. An infectious disease specialist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, she had read the headlines about new measles cases — including outbreaks in California and...
  • Gang-rape defense: Vanderbilt football players' judgment warped by culture of sex and drinking

    Defense attorneys for the former Vanderbilt University football players whose own cellphones show they participated in a dorm-room sex assault have placed blame on the elite Southern university, saying their clients' judgment was warped by a campus...
  • People on the Move: Seafarers' House announces board

    People on the Move: Seafarers' House announces board
    Hiring, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers. Maritime Fort Lauderdale-based Seafarers' House, a nonprofit organization that offers a variety of services to the world's maritime community, announced its board of directors for 2015:...
  • Free speech or conflict? High court to hear judges fundraising case

    WASHINGTON Hands-on fundraising for a 2009-2010 judicial campaign in Florida's Hillsborough County is now front and center at the U.S. Supreme Court, where justices must balance free speech against judicial neutrality. Amid escalating campaign costs...
  • As Oregon and Ohio State go for glory, their conferences collect the spoils

    DALLAS For all the excitement and hype, the winner of Monday's first College Football Playoff championship game will get very little direct financial reward. The conferences represented by Ohio State and Oregon each receive a couple million dollars for...
  • Oak Park and River Forest residents receive George M. Pullman Educational Foundation scholarship

    Oak Park and River Forest residents receive George M. Pullman Educational Foundation scholarship
    Robin Redmond, Executive Director of the George M. Pullman Educational Foundation, announces that two students from the Oak Park/River Forest area are among the 161 Pullman Foundation Scholarships awarded for the 2014-2015 school year: River Forest’...
  • Scientists step up work to find and contain 'the Ebolas of the future'

    Headlines about alarming new viruses have been hard to escape. In just the past few months, the country has confronted its first cases of Ebola, of the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya and of the respiratory disease enterovirus D68. Many other threats,...
  • Sources Say Complaint Came From Vanderbilt

    Sources Say Complaint Came From Vanderbilt
    ESTERO, Fla. — Sources within women's basketball confirmed Saturday that the NCAA's ruling of a secondary violation regarding Geno Auriemma's congratulatory phone call to Little League star Mo'ne Davis resulted from a Southeastern Conference...
  • Nine District 214 students ace ACT test

     Nine District 214 students ace ACT test
    Nine seniors from all six traditional high schools in Township High School District 214 received a perfect score on the ACT test. Nationally, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students accomplish that. The students from Buffalo Grove High School are...