| Oct 2, 2013
In Mundelein Consolidated High School District 120 and Wauconda Community Unit School District 118, a decade-long wait for state grant money has finally ended.
District 120 and District 118 were two of 24 school districts in Illinois waiting for...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:13 PM
A Burbank man filed a lawsuit against the city of Burbank last month claiming age and race discrimination after he was not hired for several city jobs for which he said he was qualified.
Marco Gonzalez, 49, claimed he was passed over for employment...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Imagine that rather than going to Walmart, you could get that new cellphone case by hitting a button on your 3D printer. Or that earthquake victims in underdeveloped countries could build themselves new homes out of mud. Or that your car was so light that...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:09 PM
What happens when a group of engineering professsors takes a tour of China's Forbidden City, the seat of royal power for both the Ming and Qing dynasties? One year later, they publish a paper describing how some of it got built.
In a study published...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR TIM: I live on a slight grade, and my yard is very wet when we get days of rain or after the snow melt in early spring. I sometimes wonder if there's a spring in my yard. Is there an affordable way to dry out my yard so it becomes something other...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Another college graduation season has eased to its celebratory end, and parents who have finally paid the last of the tuition bills are talking less about majors and GPAs and plenty about jobs. Jobs, jobs, jobs, as mantra and buzz word.
If my friends...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
To win a seat on the Annapolis city council, candidates say they've relied on tried-and-true shoe-leather politics.
Eight men running for four seats have been spending days knocking on doors, trying to reach the estimated 8,000 voters who will cast...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Purdue University is launching an executive MBA program in Chicago aimed at professionals in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math, the Indiana school and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office announced Monday.
The 16-month weekend...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"Do unto yourself before others do unto you," GM's John Calabrese said. "Paranoia isn't a bad thing in this business. There's a lot of [competing] companies out there that want to go after the consumer." Calabrese champions data analysis at......
| Nov 3, 2013
Vince Marucci and Joe DiGangi were in the same class at the U.S. Military Academy, went to Stanford University for master's degrees, returned to West Point to teach and later ended up working at the same Columbia tech firm.
So it's not surprising that...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Facing the nearly floor-to-ceiling windows in their office, Rajiv Maheswaran and Yu-Han Chang can catch a glimpse of Staples Center.
To see the future of the NBA they only have to swivel their heads. Whiteboards inside their office are filled with...