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  • Thieves steal equipment, money from Altoona School

    Thieves steal equipment, money from Altoona School
    Thieves who broke into the Altoona School on Thursday night stole thousands of dollars worth of technology equipment and several hundred dollars in school-lunch money, according to the school's principal. Principal Walter Schmidt said three projectors,...
  • Chicago Bulls give New Lenox family a break from leukemia

    Chicago Bulls give New Lenox family a break from leukemia
    Nathan Dobush is five-years old and on Feb. 15, he received his last chemotherapy treatment for leukemia. He hasn't let the disease bring him down. "Even with the last four chemos, you wouldn't have even noticed that he had them," said Laura Dobush,...
  • Kids with blood cancers enjoy a family party

    Party for Kids with pediatric blood cancers (and their families) Hosted by: Leukemia Research Foundation Cause: To provide 60 pediatric blood cancer patients and their families with a free, fun day of respite Date: Jan. 18 Location: Belvedere...
  • Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year

    Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year
    Like many working Americans, Lisa Gray thought she had good health insurance. That was until she was diagnosed with leukemia in mid-2013, and the self-employed businesswoman made a startling discovery: Her health plan didn't cover the chemotherapy she...
  • Oswego mom's got game when it comes to fighting cancer

    Oswego mom's got game when it comes to fighting cancer
    When I wrote last fall about the extraordinary journey of the Robinson family, I knew I'd want to revisit Crystal Robinson again about this time of year. Much of the interview that took place around the kitchen table of her Oswego home focused on how...
  • Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62

    Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62
    Dr. James Schroeder, a physician and professor who took night classes to earn an MBA at Northwestern University because of his interest in health care policy, was for 10 years president and CEO of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. Dr....
  • Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career

     Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Marine Capt. Tom O'Brien had two options in 1979: remain in the service and ship out to Okinawa, or become a full-time assistant football coach at the United States Naval Academy, his alma mater. "Took me about five seconds to...
  • On the home court with Brenda Frese

    “Markus and Tyler, did you both take your shoes off?” presses the twins’ mother, Brenda Frese. “And did you find all the balls downstairs?” comes the follow-up inquiry. “Mom!” cries Markus, struggling mightily...
  • Bone Marrow Foundation fundraiser set

    Bone Marrow Foundation fundraiser set
    Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation will have its fifth annual Walk for Life 5K on Sunday, Jan. 18 at Florida Atlantic University (777 Glades Road) in Boca Raton. The event will take place from 8 a.m. until noon. While the Boca Raton-based foundation...
  • Facebook Goes Viral For 'Photo Doggies for Anthony'

    Facebook Goes Viral For 'Photo Doggies for Anthony'
    Social media is typically littered with pictures of pets. But you may have noticed an event on Facebook lately that many of your friends are planning to attend – and it involves posting pictures of your dogs. If you have, don’t worry because...
  • Does Maryland have the political will to restore the bay?

    Does Maryland have the political will to restore the bay?
    On Oct. 4, Jay Sadowski, an avid fisherman and hunter, died of leukemia at age 59. The cancer was discovered while he was being treated for a flesh-eating infection he contracted while fishing in the South River near where Gov. Larry Hogan lives. The...