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  • Supercomputers a hidden power center of Silicon Valley

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Silicon Valley is famed for spawning the desktop, mobile and cloud computing revolutions. What is less well known is that it's one of the nerve centers for building the world's fastest number-crunchers. Once confined to big national...
  • A new Plan of Chicago: Progress, prognosis and you

    A new Plan of Chicago: Progress, prognosis and you
    In October 2013, we set out to examine the intertwined crises Chicago faces on its streets, in its schools, in its neighborhoods. We said: The quality of life in Chicago — its future — depends on innovative, cost-effective solutions to...
  • Bloom to induct nine into Hall of Fame

    Nine graduates of Bloom High School in Chicago Heights are to be inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in November, according to a news release from the school's Hall of Fame. They are to be recognized at a Nov. 7 induction ceremony and will join 99...
  • Community briefs

    Community briefs
    New pastor installed at Aurora Advent Christian The Rev. Matt Mull was installed as the 23rd senior pastor of the Aurora Advent Christian Church, 905 N. Edgelawn Drive, on Sunday. The Rev. Mark Woolfington, chairman of the AC Prairie States...
  • DuPage panel drops water rates by 2 percent

    The DuPage Water Commission voted unanimously Thursday to lower rates it charges customers for Lake Michigan water by slightly more than 2 percent beginning May 1. The Naperville City Council has an action proposal mirroring the commission's move on...
  • Money for supercomputer coming to Argonne

    Money for supercomputer coming to Argonne
    The U.S. Department of Energy is investing $200 million to bring to Argonne National Laboratory by 2018 a new supercomputer that is "18 times more powerful" than its current one, Lynn Orr, the department's undersecretary for science and energy, said...
  • Argonne National Lab getting $200 million for new supercomputer

    Argonne National Lab getting $200 million for new supercomputer
    The U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday that it will give Argonne National Laboratory $200 million to make the Chicago area home to a high-performance supercomputer that is five to seven times faster than current top supercomputers. "The Aurora...
  • Friends don't let friends sit out Election Day

    Whenever I vote, I always think of Jean Steunenberg, a woman who treasured voting and the democratic process more than anyone I've ever known. Jean and her husband Bob, a distinguished World War II veteran and one of Argonne National Laboratory's finest...
  • Library Notes for March 25

    Events for the whole family are being held at local libraries. Lake Bluff Public Library 123 E. Scranton Ave. (847) 234-2540 Movie: "Heaven is for Real," rated PG, will be shown at 6 p.m. March 30. Cook Memorial Public Library 413 N. Milwaukee...
  • Registration for park programs start March 9

    It's time to break out the soccer shoes and gardening tools. The Naperville Park District will begin delivering the Spring 2015 Program Guide to residents' homes last week. Paper registration forms for spring programs, summer camps and West Street...
  • For water's sake, Chicago researchers reach across the seas to Israel

    For water's sake, Chicago researchers reach across the seas to Israel
    The Arava desert, a salty wasteland dotted with tufts of scrub, gets only about an inch of rain each year. And yet cows lazily low at dairy farms that collectively produce nearly 8 million gallons of milk annually. Orange bell peppers flourish in a long...