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  • A version of David Foster Wallace's life

    A version of David Foster Wallace's life
    When the great English poet Philip Larkin worked at the University of Hull, he liked to say that the need to change trains in Doncaster meant most journalists, academics and other London irritants didn't bother to harass him. The American writer David...
  • 2 killed in West Pullman shooting: 'Chicago is getting reckless'

    2 killed in West Pullman shooting: 'Chicago is getting reckless'
    Quiltavia Patterson was an aspiring rapper who left Chicago months ago to get her twin toddlers out of harm's way. Jermaine Carter was "the cool guy" in the West Pullman neighborhood who did tattoos. He also preached to his children daily about staying...
  • In first day, 14K sign up for U. of I.'s free online courses

    In first day, 14K sign up for U. of I.'s free online courses
    The University of Illinois’ initial free online courses attracted about 14,000 enrollments on the first day of registration, according to the company partnering with the university on the project. “Overnight, we have (thousands of) students...
  • Prosecutors Drop Quest for James Holmes' Notebook

    Prosecutors Drop Quest for James Holmes' Notebook
    AURORA, Colo. -- Prosecutors in the Colorado movie theater shooting on Thursday abruptly dropped their effort to gain access to a notebook written by suspect James Holmes, who appeared in court looking engaged and without the orange hair he had in...
  • Teen kayaker honored for rescuing man from Chicago River

    Teen kayaker honored for rescuing man from Chicago River
    A 17-year-old kayaker who held a man's head above water in the Chicago River until rescuers arrived this spring was honored today by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District for his heroic actions. Emmanuel Gonzalez was kayaking for the first time on...
  • Remarkable Woman: Joan Creviston

    Remarkable Woman: Joan Creviston
    Endurance and enviable upper body strength seem like commendable, necessary even, traits in a fitness instructor. Joan Creviston would throw empathy in there too. "I understand everybody has their own challenges in life," says the 48-year-old Creviston,...
  • Jennifer Ketchmark

    Jennifer Ketchmark
    Jennifer grew up in Sullivan, Illinois where she was active in cheerleading, show choir and cross country. Jennifer went to Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois where she majored in Communication Studies and minored in Meteorological...
  • Local school's reaction to admission ruling: 'Breathing sigh of relief'

    Local school's reaction to admission ruling: 'Breathing sigh of relief'
    The Supreme Court's decision Monday means that, at least for now, Illinois colleges and universities that consider an applicant's race among other factors can continue to do so. A decision to ban or limit the use of race in admissions decisions would...
  • Sex-change operations to be covered by UIC health insurance

    Sex-change operations to be covered by UIC health insurance
    University of Illinois trustees this morning approved a student health insurance plan for the Chicago campus that for the first time covers gender reassignment surgery, a move that about three dozen other colleges have taken in recent years. The...
  • State lawmaker proposes law to regulate drones

    State lawmaker proposes law to regulate drones
    SPRINGFIELD — As the Obama administration comes under fire for its use of unmanned drones in foreign lands, a state senator is pressing to have Illinois join the national debate on whether states should regulate drones to ensure the high-tech...
  • Carl Sandburg athletic director dies in single-car crash

    Carl Sandburg athletic director dies in single-car crash
    Carl Sandburg High School officials are mourning the loss of the high school's athletic director who was found dead Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident in Carroll County. Bruce Scheidegger, 54, had been reported missing at 11:07 p.m....