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  • In Chicago, Obama pledges flood help

     
    (Chicago Tribune photo by Milbert O. Brown.) by John McCormick Appearing in Chicago instead of Iowa this morning, Sen. Barack Obama offered his sympathies for victims of Midwest flooding and pledged to help them rebuild. "We'll work to ensure...
  • Full-service gas with a robot attendant?

     Full-service gas with a robot attendant?
    American drivers are happily spoiled by the conveniences of getting cash from an ATM, buying a cheeseburger or getting a carwash without ever leaving the vehicle, so why aren't there any drive-thru gas stations? There used to be, back in the day of...

    Long journey to Olympics for one-time high school phenom Vazquez

    Long journey to Olympics for one-time high school phenom Vazquez
    On June 14, 2003, Sam Vazquez ran the Adidas National Scholastic High School Meet in Raleigh, N.C., against one of the fastest prep mile fields ever assembled. Vazquez won in 4 minutes, 3.87 seconds, beating — among others — eventual two-...

    Doctor offers a second opinion on health careers

    Doctor offers a second opinion on health careers
    I recently wrote a column about Regnal Jones, the executive director of a wildly successful program that has helped nearly 5,000 students from underrepresented racial and socioeconomic groups enter health professions. Jones said that he no longer...

    Girl's suicide teaches us that parents must be digital guardians

    Girl's suicide teaches us that parents must be digital guardians
    Last month, Rebecca Sedwick scaled a tower at an abandoned cement plant near her Lakeland home, walked to the edge and stepped out. She left a note. "I'm jumping and I can't take it anymore." Tragically fitting that her final words were...