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  • Elkhart newspaper takes top honors in IAPME contest

    Anne Christnovich, Tim Vandenack, Sarah Welliver and the staff of The Elkhart Truth won top honors at the Indiana Associated Press Media Editors' awards ceremony Friday for their coverage of the five-year aftermath of the Great Recession. Their package...
  • Hispanic woman helps spread cancer awareness among minorities

    Hispanic woman helps spread cancer awareness among minorities
    After several years of annual mammograms, Chris Lopez Johnson remembers saying to a friend: "I wonder why I keep going. Whenever I go, it always comes back negative." Johnson, who grew up in Waukegan and lives in Winthrop Harbor with her husband, Rick,...
  • Consumer Reports: How to protect yourself from excessive radiation

    X-rays have been used for almost 120 years, but the introduction of computed tomography, or CT scans, in the 1970s was revolutionary, says Consumer Reports. The new tests, which use multiple X-ray images, allowed doctors to see with unprecedented...
  • Actress Rita Wilson announces she has breast cancer, expects recovery

    Actress Rita Wilson announces she has breast cancer, expects recovery
    Actress and producer Rita Wilson announced Tuesday that she was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and has undergone a double mastectomy.  "Last week, with my husband by my side, and with the love and support of family and friends, I underwent a...
  • Health Calendar: Health fair April 25 at Shiloh Baptist Church in Waukegan

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENTS FAIR: A health and wellness fair titled "Improve your Health — Improve Your Life" will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 25 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 800 S. Genesee...
  • Residents honor late friend with flamingo fundraiser

    Residents honor late friend with flamingo fundraiser
    Springtime always brings migratory birds, but this year a new variety has come to roost. Pink flamingos are on the move in Carroll County, settling in Westminster yards and surrounding areas. The flocks are being delivered by a group of women as part of...
  • Talk of the County: Gurnee teen, Round Lake Beach cop are courageous

    Talk of the County: Gurnee teen, Round Lake Beach cop are courageous
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com Courageous Gurnee teen Hooray...
  • Broward County Calendar

      Through Monday, May 4 Exhibit: "Visual Concerto" Weston Art Guild The art exhibit features work from the Weston Art Guild. City of Pembroke Pines Glass Gallery, 10100 Pines Blvd. 954-961-6067 or http://www.ppines.com/glassgallery Thursday,...
  • Study questions accuracy of certain tumor-only gene mapping

    More cancer patients are getting the genes in their tumors mapped to help guide their treatment. New research suggests that isn't always accurate enough, and a second test could help ferret out the culprit genes. Cancer involves two sets of genetic...
  • Atlanta schools cheating case judge keeps word on sentences

    True to his word, a judge showed mercy to former Atlanta public school educators who accepted responsibility for their role in a widespread conspiracy to inflate student scores on standardized tests. Those who refused to admit guilt and agree to other...
  • Jail for 9 of 10 ex-educators in Atlanta test-cheating case

    All but one of 10 former Atlanta public school educators convicted in a widespread conspiracy to inflate student scores on standardized tests were sentenced to jail time Tuesday, and the judge called the cheating scandal "the sickest thing that's ever...