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  • Not quite a beauty pageant: Maine East contestants show off for Mr. Demon crown

    Not quite a beauty pageant: Maine East contestants show off for Mr. Demon crown
    Under any other circumstance, telling fellow male classmates to "take it off" inside a high school auditorium would probably be the quickest route to the dean's office. Luckily for the crowd gathered at Maine East High School on March 27, the shedding...
  • Craig Sager's leukemia has returned, his son says

    Less than a month ago, sideline reporter Craig Sager was cleared to return to his job at TNT after waging an 11-month battle against leukemia. Now it appears Sager's cancer has returned. Tests last week revealed that Sager's leukemia is back, Craig...
  • PBS' 'Cancer' documentary cuts to the heart of the matter

     PBS' 'Cancer' documentary cuts to the heart of the matter
    Barak Goodman's three-part documentary, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies," is prefaced with the sort of "not suitable for all viewers" warning far more typical of a hard-R cable series than a PBS documentary that's not about the Holocaust. And...
  • Cancer documentary featuring Hopkins takes risks, reaps rewards

    Cancer documentary featuring Hopkins takes risks, reaps rewards
    "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" is one of the biggest, boldest, bravest and, ultimately, most inspiring documentaries I have ever seen. Set in large part at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital, the PBS film from producer Ken Burns and director...
  • Dr. Frank T. Barranco Sr., orthopedic surgeon

    Dr. Frank T. Barranco Sr., orthopedic surgeon
    Dr. Frank T. Barranco Sr., an orthopedic surgeon who also had been active in the field of emergency medicine, died Saturday at Oak Crest Village of acute myeloid leukemia. He was 84. "Dr. B was just a great individual," said Baltimore County Fire...
  • 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...
  • LaGrange Park effort shaves 250 heads to fight childhood cancer

    LaGrange Park effort shaves 250 heads to fight childhood cancer
    Bald is certainly beautiful in LaGrange Park and beyond with the shaving of 250 heads to raise funds for fighting childhood cancer. Donations still are being totaled, but organizer Jim McCarthy estimates the March 13 event raised more than $122,000...
  • Students at Hannum School shave heads to raise funds to fight cancer

    Students at Hannum School shave heads to raise funds to fight cancer
    Two-year-old Christian Gaél Sebek loves his family and cars. They were devastated when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in January. Unfortunately, his journey with cancer is just beginning. But Christian's 8-year-old brother, Aidan,...
  • Hartford Students' Fundraiser: Duct-Tape A Dean

    Hartford Students' Fundraiser: Duct-Tape A Dean
    HARTFORD — While strips of duct tape were readied, Principal Leonard Epps stood in the cafeteria Friday and asked his high school students for their attention. Lunch was underway at the Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School, a staffer from...
  • 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...
  • Three local youngsters honored for charitable actions

    Three local youngsters honored for charitable actions
    When it comes to giving back to the community, the youth of Deerfield and Highland Park can respond like no other towns in Illinois. Three area students, two from Deerfield and one from Highland Park, were among the 10 honored in the state for their...