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  • Streamwood High student gives CPR to girl at poolside

    Streamwood High student gives CPR to girl at poolside
    A drum solo was going through Andrew Wilson's head Friday as he gave CPR to a 7-year-old girl. That is what his instructors at the Elgin Police Department, as a part of his Elgin Explorer's training, taught him and his classmates to do while giving...
  • Citrus Cove student takes top honors in chess

    Citrus Cove student takes top honors in chess
    Boynton Beach's Maya Behura, 7, a second-grader at Citrus Cove Elementary School tied for second place (in the second grade category) in the National K-12 Chess Championship that took place last December in Orlando. Maya also was the highest finishing...
  • Library Notes for March 19

    Events for the whole family are being held at local libraries. Antioch Public Library 757 N. Main St. (847) 395-0874; http://www.apld.info Teen workshop: Teens can learn the basics of handling their money and finances at 4 p.m. March 25. The...
  • Budget battle will be more chess match than bullfight

    Budget battle will be more chess match than bullfight
    "This is the starting gun," said state Senate Republican leader Christine Radogno, referring to the budget proposal Gov. Bruce Rauner revealed Wednesday, "not the checkered flag." Actually, it's more like the red cape — an illusion designed to...
  • Nationals are endgame for chess team

    Nationals are endgame for chess team
    With a state championship in hand, the chess team at Naperville North High School is eyeing an even bigger prize. Chess coach Jeff DiOrio said the Naperville North team has a shot at cracking the top 10 at the U.S. Chess Federation's 2015 National...
  • Scott Cameron dies at 76; managed the careers of blues greats

    Scott Cameron dies at 76; managed the careers of blues greats
    Scott Cameron managed the careers of blues greats Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon and others in the 1970s and 1980s in what should have been a boom time for the artists. White rock bands — including the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and the Doors...
  • Student who aided girl who had seizure, Special Olympics bowler honored

    Student who aided girl who had seizure, Special Olympics bowler honored
    The School District U46 Board awarded certificates of achievement during their meeting Monday to a teenager who helped a girl who had a seizure, his coach and a Special Olympics athlete. Andrew Wilson, a sophomore at Streamwood High School, was...
  • Protecting kids from measles -- and scientifically inept politicians

    Protecting kids from measles -- and scientifically inept politicians
    To the editor: It has been reported that Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey believes parents should have some choice about vaccinating their children and that Rep. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) believes vaccines should be voluntary. Both of these statements by...
  • HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders'

    HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders'
    Computers already have bested human champions in "Jeopardy!" and chess, but artificial intelligence now has gone on to master an entirely new level: "Space Invaders." Google scientists have cooked up software that can do better than humans on dozens...
  • Oily chess game continues with BP strike

    Oily chess game continues with BP strike
    A union contractor tradesman who's working inside the BP Whiting refinery plant has joined dozens of other workers who've contacted me since United Steelworkers union members joined a national strike on Feb. 7. The tradesman is not a member of USW and...
  • Sundance 2015: Fitness and money in rom-com get 'Results'

    Sundance 2015: Fitness and money in rom-com get 'Results'
    Writer-director Andrew Bujalski has been one of the leading figures of the micro-budget independent film scene for more than a decade. From his early films “Funny Ha Ha” and “Mutual Appreciation” to the mini-masterpiece of “...