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  • Radiation therapists: Bonding with patients helps make treatment less stressful

    By Erinn Hutkin Kyle Garafolo, a radiation therapist at the CDH Proton Center in west suburban Warrenville, decided to enter the profession after a family member was diagnosed with cancer and underwent a long, rigorous course of treatment. "I knew I...
  • Blotter: Man mugged, beaten while walking in Skokie

    Blotter: Man mugged, beaten while walking in Skokie
    The following items were taken from Skokie police reports: An unknown man took numerous bottles of alcohol from Jewel Osco, 9449 Skokie Blvd., around 10:55 a.m. on Oct. 14. Identity theft was reported in the 5200 block of Galitz Street around 11:52 p....
  • McDonald to build distribution center

    McDonald to build distribution center
    McDonald Development Company plans to start work in the first quarter of next year on a distribution center at the Crossroads Distribution Park on Gills Drive in Orlando. As planned, the facility would include 86,500 square feet with front-loading...
  • Swiss leaders urge voters to reject new immigration limits

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Prominent Swiss business leaders and politicians urged the country on Sunday to reject a referendum next month that aims to impose strict limits on immigration, warning that the measure would damage the economy. Switzerland will vote...
  • Remembering Nailah Franklin

    Remembering Nailah Franklin
     It has been nearly two years since Nailah Franklin's story captured the heart of this city. She was the 28-year-old pharmaceutical sales representative who was reported missing on Sept. 19, 2007. Hers was the lovely face that smiled broadly on the...
  • When the Parkway Theater is renovated, why not fix up the Charles too?

    When the Parkway Theater is renovated, why not fix up the Charles too?
    Nowhere in your recent editorial about the proposed renovation of the Parkway Theater was there any mention of the part the Charles Theatre will play in the success of this project ("Reviving the Parkway and a neighborhood," Oct. 2). The owners of the...
  • Rousseff will struggle to restore Brazil's economic good times

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff narrowly won re-election by spending heavily and promising to extend the fight against poverty but she will need to restore order to public finances in her second term to get Brazil's stalled economy back in...
  • Rome Film Review: 'The Lies of the Victors'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Insidious lobbyists and their manipulative skills are the target of Christoph Hochhaeusler's dense political thriller, "The Lies of the Victors." Although the film is too crammed with plot, which becomes unwieldy in the first...
  • Sister Catherine McHugh, active in elderly issues, dies

    Sister Catherine Elizabeth "Katie" McHugh spent decades as a teacher and leader in Chicago's Catholic organizations, and was a force for change in areas such as nursing home care, equitable housing and health care. One of Sister McHugh's crowning...
  • Pigeon shoot bill got buried by frightened PA legislators

    Pigeon shoot bill got buried by frightened PA legislators
    More than two decades of activism over Pennsylvania's barbaric tradition of pigeon shoots did not end with a victory dance last Monday. It ended with House Bill 1750, which last week won 36-12 approval in the state Senate, safely buried in the House...
  • UM Hillel breaks ground on center

    University of Miami Hillel recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to officially begin construction on the Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life. UM students, trustees, donors, local and national Hillel leadership, and members of the local Jewish...