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  • Construction work remains at Lyons Twp. HS campuses

    Construction work remains at Lyons Twp. HS campuses
    Most construction projects at both Lyons Township High School campuses were completed during the summer months, but some work remains and will take several months to finish up. At a school board meeting on Aug. 18, Superintendent Timothy Kilrea gave...
  • In Audubon vs. Osceola, the county does right by Everglades

    In Audubon vs. Osceola, the county does right by Everglades
    In today's Friday Files, I have some tips to help you vote in next week's primary. But first, we have a good-news update. Last spring, Osceola County made a remarkably bad decision to open up the headwaters of the Everglades to development. It had the...
  • 2-a-days: Powerful offensive line has No. 15 Cary-Grove thinking big

    2-a-days: Powerful offensive line has No. 15 Cary-Grove thinking big
    Trevor Ruhland is the prototypical Division I offensive lineman. Aggressive, athletic 6-foot-4, 280-pounders with light feet and an understanding of angles and leverage tend to attract scholarship offers from places like Notre Dame, which received an...
  • 10 great work-at-home jobs

    Work-at-home jobs promise big benefits: extra income, flexible hours and the enviable dress code of slippers and sweatpants. The trick, of course, is finding legitimate, well-paid positions because work-at-home scams abound. To assemble our list of top...
  • Great Results, No Common Core

    It's clear that Connecticut doesn't need either the Common Core or the accompanying standardized tests. As stated in the editorial "Mr. Pryor Got A Lot Done" [Aug. 19], in 2014 Connecticut's 12th-graders ranked No. 1 in reading on the prestigious National...
  • Glendale Unified issues more bonds

    Glendale school officials issued another $70 million in bonds last week as they move ahead with plans to upgrade facilities and replace classroom bungalows with one- and two-story buildings at 10 schools. The recent issuance marks the second that...
  • Junior at Bernstein High has eye on becoming Division I prospect

    Junior at Bernstein High has eye on becoming Division I prospect
    John Mercado, 6 feet 2, 275 pounds, sweats so profusely lifting weights he'd be perfect for a deodorant commercial. His parents always receive a hint of his presence when he comes home from football practice. "They can't stand the smell of my clothes...
  • CPS delays charter school on South Side

    The beleaguered Concept Schools charter operation will not be opening a new campus on the South Side this fall, leaving more than 400 children in need of a new school less than two weeks before the first day of classes, Chicago Public Schools officials...
  • Schools slap bright-yellow T-shirts on dress-code violators

    Schools slap bright-yellow T-shirts on dress-code violators
    Anyone walking the halls of Lee Middle School or Edgewater High School on the first day of school Monday would have had no trouble picking out the students who violated dress code. They were wearing bright-yellow T-shirts. The nontraditional approach to...
  • Four Students Receive Scholarships Through The Hospital For Special Care

    NEW BRITAIN - The Hospital for Special Care recently announced it has provided scholarships to four area students for their academic achievements.  The students each received $2,500 for their studies in the health care field. Sarah Louise Ercorli, a...
  • Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training

    Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training
    Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible...