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  • Woodside's basketball team has been thinking pink this season

    Woodside's basketball team has been thinking pink this season
    When it came time to pick the team's shoes in preseason, Woodside senior guard Ray Jackson had a thought: pink. Sure, it looked nice and was different. But the color means something to Jackson, whose mother battled breast cancer last summer. So the...
  • Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'

    Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'
    Of all the gestures of gratitude for late Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks, there was one Tuesday night that arguably stood taller than the rest. The south side of the 57-story Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower in the Loop was lit in blue and white with the...
  • Valencia Isles team to walk in Race for the Cure

    Valencia Isles team to walk in Race for the Cure
    The biggest risk factors for breast cancer are being female and growing older. According to statistics provided by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. With facts like these, it's no...
  • WFTV's Vanessa Echols welcomes new anchor hours

    WFTV's Vanessa Echols welcomes new anchor hours
    WFTV-Channel 9 anchor Vanessa Echols is elated to be leaving the morning shift. You would be, too, after 17 and a half years. “I get up at 2 a.m.,” she said. “I will not miss wanting to crush the three alarm clocks when they go off...
  • Government health care website quietly sharing personal data

    Government health care website quietly sharing personal data
    The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned. The scope of what is...
  • Major Changes Proposed For Family Leave

    Major Changes Proposed For Family Leave
    When Peter Tercyak's younger sister Marion was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 35, there was no question he would be the one to shuttle her to her doctor's appointments and chemotherapy treatments. Tercyak is a nurse, so he understands medical...
  • Naperville Glee Club aims to uplift spirits of those touched by cancer

    Naperville Glee Club aims to uplift spirits of those touched by cancer
    Naperville residents Paula Ball and Dave and Chris Mueller all have watched loved ones suffer through the effects of cancer. As members of the Naperville Glee Club, they are looking forward to not just their own continued healing but helping others with...
  • Michael Phelps' mother joins sea of red to promote heart health

    Michael Phelps' mother joins sea of red to promote heart health
    The pastor kept repeating a biblical phrase: "Above all else, guard your heart." But, seated with the congregation, the mother of Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps knew how easy it was to lose focus on the maintenance of her own beating heart....
  • Tribune/WGN-Ch. 9 Athlete of the Month: Joliet Catholic's Nicole Ekhomu

    Tribune/WGN-Ch. 9 Athlete of the Month: Joliet Catholic's Nicole Ekhomu
    Nicole Ekhomu prefers not to bring attention to herself, nor complain about petty issues on the court. The Joliet Catholic junior point guard would rather let her play do her talking. Off the court, Ekhomu also takes an understated approach, donning...
  • Insured, But Not Covered

    c.2015 New York Times News Service When Karen Pineman of Manhattan received notice that her longtime health insurance policy didn't comply with the Affordable Care Act's requirements, she gamely set about shopping for a new policy through the public...
  • Roundup | Friday, Feb. 6

    Roundup | Friday, Feb. 6
    BOYS BASKETBALL Brother Rice finishes off De La Salle Brother Rice coach Rick Harrigan wants to see that killer instinct. To finish a team off when they're down. So when his Crusaders raced out to an impressive 46-22 halftime lead Friday against...