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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...
  • Creek supports chess programs in city

    Coconut Creek recently joined a growing list of cities interested in providing an opportunity for children, and all members of the community, to get involved in chess. City commissioners passed a resolution supporting the development of chess programs in...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Dec. 21 'Jazz on Sundays' The Chesapeake Arts Center presents vocalist Kristin Callahan at 3 p.m. at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Tickets are $15, $13 for military with ID, $12 for seniors and center members and $10 for children 12 and...
  • UMBC chess team advances to national championship

    UMBC chess team advances to national championship
    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County's chess team placed third out of 45 teams in a major tournament over the weekend. The team advances to the President's Cup, dubbed the "final four of college chess." During the weekend's Pan-American...
  • 'Algorithms' sheds light on blind teen chess players

    'Algorithms' sheds light on blind teen chess players
    For the blind players in "Algorithms," chess is not just a mental game but a tactile one. Sociologist Ian McDonald's first feature-length documentary profiles three Indian teen boys competing in blind chess tournaments and the mentor who's determined to...
  • Film Review: 'Son of a Gun'

    At least three entertaining films are jostling for position in Australian writer-director Julius Avery's messily propulsive debut feature "Son of a Gun" -- and if none ultimately emerges dominant, the red-blooded tussle between them is never dull to...
  • Cory Doctorow talks up ‘In Real Life’ and Wang, feels down over gamergate

     
    Cory Doctorow’s short story, “Anda’s Game,” was released in 2004, but it’s only become more relevant in the past decade. […]...
  • Durbin touts record; Oberweis blasts 'political speak'

    Durbin touts record; Oberweis blasts 'political speak'
    In their final face-to-face meeting before Tuesday's election, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and challenger Jim Oberweis clashed over economic and social issues, with each accusing the other of being out of touch with Illinois voters. Republican Oberweis, 68,...
  • 15 ways to get healthy in Howard County in 2015

    Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...
  • Dead trees turned into art in parks, along Chicago's lakefront

    Dead trees turned into art in parks, along Chicago's lakefront
    Two trees once slated for the ax are being transformed into works of art—oversized chess pieces—just off Lake Shore Drive, near the Belmont exit. The two trees will become a single art piece created by the local artist Margot McMahon as part...