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  • FCAT and opting out: Testing season is underway, and some parents are skipping the exams

    FCAT and opting out: Testing season is underway, and some parents are skipping the exams
    If you have a kid in a Florida public school, you know it's FCAT season, that sometimes-pressurized time when schools administer the state's high-stakes standardized tests. Even if your child didn't tell you, their school certainly did, hosting pep rallies and parades and sending home reminders about testing schedules and the need for a healthy breakfast, a good night's sleep and a prompt arrival.
  • Miami woman arrested in connection with animal torture video

    MIAMI A Miami woman took fetish pornography to a disturbing extreme, police say repeatedly decapitating live chickens and killing rabbits while engaging in sex acts during the filming of an animal torture video. Sara Zamora, 28, was arrested Friday on...

    Oberweis' ill-timed Florida trip lets Truax back in the game

     
    Friday's print column Win or lose Tuesday, state Sen. Jim Oberweis will leave us with an object lesson in how not to campaign with a big lead. A Tribune/WGN-TV poll conducted March 1-5 found Oberweis, of Sugar Grove, with a...

    Ice & Oberweis, your GOP senate race roundup

     
    Best wishes for a full and speedy recovery to Republican strategist and frequent thorn in my side Dan Curry (left), who was struck by falling ice today. Curry received stitches at Northwestern Memorial, and there was concern that he might...

    Oberweis back in Illinois, addresses questions on wife's voting history

    Oberweis back in Illinois, addresses questions on wife's voting history
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, back in Illinois after a controversial trip to Florida just days before the primary, said Friday that the visit was intended to support his marriage by keeping a commitment to celebrate his wife's...