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  • Parents give mixed reviews to school iPad program

    Parents give mixed reviews to school iPad program
    Students and teachers in Downers Grove elementary schools have reported to the school district that they are happy using iPads in class and that the devices have had a positive impact on learning. Downers Grove School District 58 officials surveyed...
  • Stevenson's home becomes National Historic Landmark

    Stevenson's home becomes National Historic Landmark
    The former home in a wooded preserve off St. Mary's Road in Lake County of an Illinois governor who tried twice to be elected president will be dedicated Sunday as a National Historic Landmark. Adlai Ewing Stevenson II's home and farm becomes one of...
  • Jaguars leadership counts on patience, positive energy to fuel revival

    JACKSONVILLE — As one of his first acts upon being hired, Jacksonville Jaguars' general manager Dave Caldwell asked crews to take down the steel doors that once created a dungeon-like feel in the team's offices. The metal was replaced with glass,...
  • Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD

    Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD
    Tyler Bardak soared to the sky, seemingly higher with each arc of the swing, at Camp STAR, a Highland Park camp where he is one of 40 kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. For the past two summers, Tyler, 7, has tried more typical summer...
  • Why America's wilderness matters

    Why America's wilderness matters
    I grew up in New York City, which is probably why I care so much about wilderness. For city kids, wild country was a novelty, not the feared adversary it was on various American frontiers. I got into it early and as often as possible, becoming one of...
  • Ineffective balancing act

    Nearly six years into the presidency of Barack Obama, it remains impossible to concisely explain the administration's foreign policy. The most recent manifestation —described last week by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as, "Don't do...
  • Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid

    Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid
    NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
  • George led flock through tough times

     George led flock through tough times
    George led flock through tough times The appointment of Cardinal Francis George's successor Saturday represents the start of an unprecedented transition in the city's Roman Catholic Church, where no other leader has lived long enough to meet the man...
  • Film Review: 'The Voice of Sokurov'

    in Finnish helmer Leena Kilpelainen's enjoyable docu "The Voice of Sokurov." Those hoping for a full biography should look elsewhere, and the film does little to illuminate his working methods. Instead, Kilpelainen's interviews, shot over five years yet...
  • 'Book of Life' Score Represents a Series of Firsts for Composer Gustavo Santaolalla

    The score for "The Book of Life" represents several precedents for two-time Oscar-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla: It's his first animated feature; the first time he worked with a large orchestra (90 pieces); and the first time he used a choir....
  • 'Botso' an inspiring lesson in endurance and optimism

    'Botso' an inspiring lesson in endurance and optimism
    Talk about a life well lived. For Wachtang Korisheli, the star of the embracing documentary "Botso," that would include surmounting a tragic past to become a beloved musician, sculptor, educator and family man. Perhaps most inspiringly, Botso, as he's...