| Dec 2, 2012
Six years ago, when University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials announced plans to enroll more undergraduates from outside the state, the public outcry was so intense that the plan was scrapped within a week.
But despite the university's...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:06 AM
For many ranch families, the holidays aren't over until the National Western Stock Show (NWSS). Hundreds will make the trip to Denver, Colo., this January to join in on the 107-year-old tradition. Angus events kick off Wednesday, Jan. 16 and continue...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 12:28 PM
A major power shift among Indiana political leaders might mean we’ll feel the impact here. Late Thursday afternoon, a majority of Democratic state representatives voted to remove House Minority Leader B. Pat Bauer (D – South Bend) from his...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Q: I have a Boxer, who's only 4 and should be up for long walks. But our walks are getting slower and slower, and Gracie just drags, acts lethargic and stops to sniff more and more. We used to walk twice as far in half the time. I know she has me trained....
| Aug 10, 2012
Illinois State Fair organizers are equipping the Springfield fairgrounds with extra hand-washing stations and cautionary signs to keep an emerging swine flu strain at bay.
State public health officials on Thursday confirmed Illinois' first case, a...
| Aug 12, 2012
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,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 10:25 PM
A University of Chicago business school student was struck and killed by a cab that veered off Milwaukee Avenue in the River West neighborhood this morning, hit a light pole and flipped over several times, authorities said.
Eric Kerestes, 30, was...
| Apr 14, 2012
The 2012 Fermilab/WGN-TV Tornado and Severe Weather Seminar takes place Saturday, April 14, at noon and repeats in its entirety at 6 p.m.
Here are the list of speakers:
Building on the Ongoing Revolution in Weather Forecasting: Taking Prediction of...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 7:18 PM
Shepherd University and the Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education will host a workshop “Bullying Prevention: Making Our Schools a Safe Place to Learn” for middle and secondary educators, administrators, social workers, parents,...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance.
The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...
| Nov 18, 2012
The protest march on North Michigan Avenue early Thursday afternoon by members of the Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago was probably futile.
The membership of this independent, newly formed union — drawn from retail and restaurant...