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  • Chicago Tribune 2014-15 Scholar-Athlete Team

    Chicago Tribune 2014-15 Scholar-Athlete Team
    For 25 years, the Tribune has capped each high school sports year by honoring a group of students whose excellence extends to both the classroom and fields of play. The 2014-15 Scholar-Athlete Team represents the best in academics and athletics the Chicago area has to offer. Each Scholar-Athlete must be either in the top 10 percent of his or her class or score a 30 on the ACT, be named all-conference in at least one sport and be nominated by his or her school. Some class ranks and GPAs are through seven semesters.
  • Blue Plate's new headquarters aimed at getting bigger bite of catering

     Blue Plate's new headquarters aimed at getting bigger bite of catering
    Blue Plate Catering, aiming for a bigger bite of the corporate and special events food business and to diversify into fast food retailing, plans to break ground next month on a headquarters in the Fulton Market neighborhood. The Chicago catering...

    The race, not the time, is what really counts

    The race, not the time, is what really counts
    The winter-spring piece of the elite marathon season, which includes half the six annual World Marathon Majors races, ended in late April at London. The highlight was one of the most riveting Boston Marathons ever, with men's and women's races so...

    Family running across Illinois to benefit Alzheimer's research

    Family running across Illinois to benefit Alzheimer's research
    When Janice Dryfhout was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, her sons Brian and Jeff said the news was all too familiar for the family. The Dryfhouts say their grandmother, uncles and other relatives also have been affected by the disease. For the...

    Decade after crash, runner pounds pavement again

    Decade after crash, runner pounds pavement again
    There was a time when walking was a difficult task for Darleen McPike, but now she's up and running — and it's toward the finish line. Eleven years after a debilitating motorcycle crash, the 53-year-old River Grove resident is planning to...