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  • Rotary has polio on the ropes in India

    Rotary Club members worldwide, including those in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, are cautiously celebrating a milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio. India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, has gone one year without recording...
  • How bad were the good old days?

    Being somewhat the same vintage as Francis Adams (“A witness to big changes in America”, Dec. 27), I agree with much of what was noted as being positive about the 1930s, although not corporal punishment in schools. However, the rosy look-...
  • Grimes sisters' deaths, still unsolved, part of series that shook city in 1950s

    Grimes sisters' deaths, still unsolved, part of series that shook city in 1950s
    Fifty-five years ago, a grisly scene was destined not only to be engraved on Chicagoans' memories but to alter our city's image. The Tribune's headline screamed "FIND 2 LOST GIRLS SLAIN!" Actually, that was never proved. The saga of the Grimes sisters,...
  • James H. Berger, purchasing agent

    James H. Berger, purchasing agent
    James Hopkins Berger, a retired purchasing agent who in his youth earned a Carnegie Hero Award for saving the lives of two family members during a 1958 Roland Park house fire, died Dec. 15 of prostate cancer at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Mays...
  • Wheelchair and Car Stolen from Disabled Man

    Wheelchair and Car Stolen from Disabled Man
    "I was devastated,” said theft victim Marino Chesmore.  Someone stole Marino Chesmore's Toyota Camry, just 50 feet from the front door of his senior living apartment early Friday Morning. “So unfortunate that it happened right before...
  • Low vaccination rates in some schools raise outbreak risks

    Low vaccination rates in some schools raise outbreak risks
    Clusters of children without their required vaccinations in about 200 Illinois schools are raising the chances of school-based outbreaks of serious preventable diseases such as measles and whooping cough, a Tribune analysis of state data has found. The...
  • That bad attitude? Blame the birth month

    That bad attitude? Blame the birth month
    If you don't believe in horoscopes, you're in step with science. But that's not the same as saying the season of your birth cannot affect your fate. Hundreds of studies, published in peer-reviewed journals, have suggested that the month a person is born...
  • Classically Trained: Philharmonic Society announces 2012-13 season lineup

    The Philharmonic Society of Orange County has announced its 2012-13 season lineup that's going to be bringing a few A-list classical stars to local audiences. Among the highlights is cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Itzhak Perlman and the Los Angeles...
  • Small Wonders: Morality just a matter of chemistry?

    Good and Evil. Nurture versus Nature. Survival of the nicest or survival of the fittest. Morality: our conformity to the rules of right conduct and virtue. It’s long been territory only for philosophers, theologians and newspaper columnists...
  • PASSINGS: Michael Davis, Dick Anthony Williams, Ric Waite

    PASSINGS: Michael Davis, Dick Anthony Williams, Ric Waite
    Michael Davis Bassist for rock band MC5 Michael Davis, 68, the bassist of influential late 1960s rock band MC5, died Friday of liver failure at Enloe Medical Center in Chico, Calif., said his wife, Angela Davis. The Motor City Five, later known as MC5,...
  • A sharp divide on ultrasounds, HPV, 'personhood'

     A sharp divide on ultrasounds, HPV, 'personhood'
    RICHMOND – When Majorie was 8 years old in the early 1930s, she came home from school in the Texas community she grew up in to find her mother and a friend talking about a neighbor woman who had just died, leaving four children behind. "This...