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  • 3,000 Toyota jobs to move to Texas from Torrance

    3,000 Toyota jobs to move to Texas from Torrance
    Toyota Motor Corp.'s move to Texas will mean the transfer of 3,000 marketing and finance jobs from its sprawling Torrance campus to a new North American headquarters. The shift, announced Monday, is part of a strategy to consolidate corporate management...
  • Pierce College pioneers Statway remedial math course

    Pierce College pioneers Statway remedial math course
    Community college student Catalina Daneshfar had always disliked math and she wasn't earning the grades to fulfill her algebra requirement to transfer to a four-year university. At Pierce College, she got a D in her last remedial math class even...
  • Flaw in pension law sparks university retirements

     Flaw in pension law sparks university retirements
    Albert Valocchi, a University of Illinois engineering professor, recently recruited new graduate students to join his research team. He is scheduled to teach two classes this fall. He has several grant proposals pending. But Valocchi, 60, may not be...
  • Meet the 'most interesting man in Chicago'

    Meet the 'most interesting man in Chicago'
    Bruce Bernstein seems like a regular joe, a man of the mean and median. He is 63, but his face reads a decade younger. He dresses in one of the half dozen monochromatic T-shirts in his rotation. He lives in a modest cottage-style bungalow with his wife,...
  • Yurok tribe works to protect a raptor it reveres: California condor

    SAN FRANCISCO — The Yurok name for the bird that soared closest to the creator and could deliver the people's prayers is "prey-go-neesh." The English name for the Pleistocene-era throwback with the 91/2-foot wingspan is California condor, and by...
  • Seniors on the Go: Prevention key to foiling baggage loss

    Seniors on the Go: Prevention key to foiling baggage loss
    You arrive at your airport, claim your baggage, go home and start to unpack, only to find that the heirloom silver cup your grandmother passed on to you is missing. Who was responsible? And what should you do now? Although I've never had anything lifted...
  • Wife of Palatine man killed in Afghanistan attack recovering in Germany

    Wife of Palatine man killed in Afghanistan attack recovering in Germany
    A woman with Chicago-area ties is recovering from injuries in Germany after she was wounded in an attack that killed her husband and father-in-law in Afghanistan last week. Teresa Gabel was with her husband, John Gabel, and father-in-law Gary Gabel,...
  • Police reports: Woman accused of electronic harrassment

    Police reports: Woman accused of electronic harrassment
    The following items were taken from Northbrook police reports: •A 38-year-old Prospect Heights woman was charged with harassment by electronic means and disorderly conduct on the 2400 block of Farnsworth after she allegedly sent harassing emails...
  • AT&T promises 4G WiFi on planes as soon as next year

    AT&T promises 4G WiFi on planes as soon as next year
    Airline travelers who are frustrated with the speed of wireless Internet on planes may have some relief soon. Communications giant AT&T has announced it is working to put 4G LTE wireless Internet on commercial planes by as soon as late 2015. AT&T said...
  • New study links marital stress to depression

    New study links marital stress to depression
    To the surprise of no one who's lived under the cloud of marital strife, new research shows chronic stress in your marriage can make you more vulnerable to depression. University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers, led by neuroscience heavyweight...
  • "Breathe Deep" raises more than $210,000

    "Breathe Deep" raises more than $210,000
    Dollars, footsteps and emotion came together for Breathe Deep North Shore, as one of the nation's largest lung cancer fundraisers secured more than $210,000 in contributions for research and awareness. This year's effort, culminating in a run-walk at the...