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  • Football | Carmel showing reasons for optimism

    Football | Carmel showing reasons for optimism
    Carmel, Lake Zurich and Mundelein all hoped to have better records as the midway point of the season draws near. In the case of the Corsairs, there is plenty of reason for optimism even if a 2-2 mark isn't their ideal scenario. Friday's performance...
  • Richard F. Thompson dies at 84; USC scientist traced physical aspects of memory

    More than a century ago, Ivan Pavlov showed he could make trained dogs salivate when they heard a bell, invoking the memory of food. But it wasn't until the 1980s that USC neuroscientist Richard F. Thompson cracked the mystery of how those types of...
  • Kane County strikes 2-year deal with Diamondbacks

    Kane County strikes 2-year deal with Diamondbacks
    One week after their two-year working agreement ended with the Chicago Cubs, the Kane County Cougars announced Wednesday that they reached a two-year player development contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks' organization. Coincidentally, the...
  • Allentown arena debut challenges pessimists

    Allentown arena debut challenges pessimists
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski told me there was a moment Friday night that really excited him. He was walking out of the sold-out Eagles concert in the city's new arena, he looked down Seventh Street — and he saw nine taxis lined up. Not nine...
  • Guarded optimism about Ravens safety Will Hill's status under pending revised drug policy

    Guarded optimism about Ravens safety Will Hill's status under pending revised drug policy
    There's guarded optimism that Ravens veteran free safety Will Hill could potentially have his six-game suspension for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy reduced, according to sources. Under a revised drug policy that's been approved in balloting...
  • 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...
  • Howard County instructor named Maryland Teacher of the Year

    Howard County instructor named Maryland Teacher of the Year
    A Howard County high school teacher who was raised in a family of educators and turned to the profession as a second career was named the state's Teacher of the Year Friday. Jody Zepp, 54, of Owings Mills, was born in Baltimore and grew up in...
  • Kyle Tyrrell, Glenview

    Kyle Tyrrell, Glenview
    Age: 28 Writing letters since: 2013 Life story in 100 words or fewer: Had a tumultuous childhood; grew up in Glenview with his mother and grandparents; never met his father. After attending Catholic schools all his life, went to DePaul University...
  • Deep Creek's Blue Moon Rising vacation village

    More than 150 years ago, famed philosopher Henry David Thoreau published his iconic book “Walden,” which chronicled his two years living as one with nature in a cabin set on Walden Pond in Massachusetts. Today, some travelers who seek a...
  • Study: Many prior failed relationships can hurt marriage

    Study: Many prior failed relationships can hurt marriage
    Now 31, Rodney Jordan said his brief marriage at age 22 was doomed before it started. When he wed, he said, he had had many failed relationships. Jordan, a 6th-grade teacher in Manassas, Va., and author of "From the Heart of a Teacher," said he was...
  • 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,...