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  • Joliet woman featured on reality show about nuns

    Joliet woman featured on reality show about nuns
    Claire Halbur has always known hers would be a life of faith. In fact, she said recently, it was as though Jesus "proposed to me" years ago. The Joliet woman was among five 20-somethings who spent six weeks last summer traveling to New York, Chicago and...
  • Researchers developing test to help predict abnormal fetal neurodevelopment

    PHILADELPHIA Alcohol is the leading known preventable cause of developmental and physical birth defects in the United States, according to Kidshealth.org, but despite that, many women still drink during pregnancy (either knowingly or before they know they...
  • Ali's 'What's My Name?' opponent Terrell dies at 75

    Former heavyweight boxing champion Ernie Terrell, best known for his punishing loss to Muhammad Ali in the famed "What's My Name?" fight in 1967, has died at the age of 75, the Chicago Sun-Times reported on Wednesday. Terrell, a towering 6-foot 6-inch...
  • Isadora Sherman, who worked with troubled teens, dies at 91

     Isadora Sherman, who worked with troubled teens, dies at 91
    As the district administrator of the nonprofit Jewish Family and Community Service in Highland Park, Isadora Sherman was for many years a lifeline for scores of struggling teens and their families. Her work was particularly important during a 17-month...
  • Project Lifesaver comes to the Valley

    Project Lifesaver comes to the Valley
    Increasingly, communities are faced with the daunting task of finding those who have wandered away or become lost and have medical issues like Alzheimer's, dementia or autism. Multiple law-enforcement agencies, hundreds of police officers and...
  • 2014 was a dazzling year for movies. Remember?

    So, 2014 in film a good year for movies, or a weak one? Well, any calendar year that packs two must-see genre-benders starring Scarlett Johansson you read that right can't be all bad. "Under the Skin" and "Lucy" were all that. Any year that produces two...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: Farewell to Charlie and series viewers

    'The Newsroom' recap: Farewell to Charlie and series viewers
    In saying goodbye to veteran journalist Charlie Skinner (Sam Waterston), HBO’s “The Newsroom” also said farewell to viewers by wrapping its third and final season with Episode 25: “What Kind of Day Has It Been.” In the...
  • Suzy Cohen: Supplementing with spices can be beneficial

    Suzy Cohen: Supplementing with spices can be beneficial
    Let's talk curry today. Penang, red or green curry, it's all good with me! Curry powder is a blend of spices, including turmeric. Turmeric comes from the ginger family. This yellow-orange spice was first used as a dye until its medicinal properties were...
  • Suzanne Shaw, social worker

    Suzanne Shaw, social worker
    Suzanne Shaw, a social worker whose love of female authors led her to found the Women's Literature Review, died of complications from dementia Dec. 1 at Copper Ridge, an assisted-living facility in Sykesville. The Radnor-Winston resident was 60. The...
  • Young teens push limits as college researchers

    Young teens push limits as college researchers
    There was Nikhil Patel's name printed in the scientific journal alongside other researchers who have devoted decades studying their fields and already collected their PhDs. The journal's editorial staff knew little that Nikhil was different. Nikhil...
  • Gordie Howe 'getting better,' Mark Howe says

    Hockey legend Gordie Howe, true to his playing spirit, is recovering after a scary incident 11 days ago. Son Mark Howe told the Free Press on Friday that, "he's getting better. He's on the upswing." Gordie Howe, 86, suffers from dementia and has endured...