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  • U. of I. president receives $90,000 bonus

    U. of I. president receives $90,000 bonus
    University of Illinois President Robert Easter will receive a $90,000 bonus payment for his performance during the past year, bringing his total compensation this year to $552,375. University of Illinois President Robert Easter will receive a $90,000...
  • Breast-feeding could help reduce childhood stuttering, study finds

    Breast-feeding could help reduce childhood stuttering, study finds
    Breast-feeding, already known for supplying babies with healthy nutrients and disease-fighting antibodies, may also help guard against persistent stuttering, a University of Illinois study has found. Boys who were breast-fed for more than a year had...
  • Solid homework and a cool head key to getting the best price for inherited treasures

    Q: Several years ago, family members aged 91 and 95 died and left me the owner of a lot of things that I have no idea re value. Can you give me a clue? I'll pay for your appraisals. A: Oh, boy, do I feel for this reader. I can't count the times this kind...
  • Family seeks answers about badly beaten man

    Family seeks answers about badly beaten man
    Almost two weeks after Andrew O'Connell was badly beaten on the Near West Side, his family is waiting for him to recover and looking to find out what happened that night.  Police have no suspects in custody and limited information on what happened about...
  • Stabbing victim identified as U. of I. student from China

    Stabbing victim identified as U. of I. student from China
    The woman who was stabbed to death Friday at her Urbana apartment has been identified as a 25-year-old University of Illinois student from China, officials say. The Champaign County Coroner identified the woman in a release as Mengchen Huang, of the ...
  • Symposium explores links between pet and human nutrition

    PORTLAND, OR -- Issues relating to what we eat are in many cases similar to concerns about what our pets eat. "There definitely is a link," says Dr. Karyl Hurley, director of Global Scientific Affairs for Mars Petcare, who helped organize the Waltham...
  • Pedal power: Cyclists travel 15,000 miles for a good cause

    Pedal power: Cyclists travel 15,000 miles for a good cause
    It’s July 26 in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, and Nate Prescott and Mark Jirik have a lot of work ahead of them. They’re nearly 4,000 miles from home—but a staggering 15,000 miles from their final destination, in Ushuaia, Argentina. On four...
  • University of Illinois student killed by truck remembered as 'amazing young lady'

    University of Illinois student killed by truck remembered as 'amazing young lady'
    As a girl growing up in Bridgeport, Mimi Liu played the piano so beautifully that a neighbor remembers stopping whatever she was doing to listen. "She'd start playing the piano, and I could hear the scales," Becky Sipple said, holding back tears. "It...
  • U. of I. works out deal on use of Chief Illiniwek

    U. of I. works out deal on use of Chief Illiniwek
    Chief Illiniwek danced his official last dance at the University of Illinois on Feb. 21, 2007. But that hasn't stopped U. of I. alumni and other Chief supporters from working to keep the controversial mascot around, leading the state's flagship public...
  • Son of lawmaker who sped back for gay marriage vote dies

    Son of lawmaker who sped back for gay marriage vote dies
    SPRINGFIELD — As the emotional debate unfolded Tuesday on the Illinois gay marriage bill, one lawmaker from Urbana rushed in and out of the Capitol to vote in favor as supporters worried whether they would have enough vote to pass the landmark...
  • Biographer D.T. Max on David Foster Wallace and Chicago

     Biographer D.T. Max on  David Foster Wallace and Chicago
    David Foster Wallace was no fan of cities. He used to complain to friends that they left him riled up. Being in New York City, he once wrote to the then-fiction editor of Playboy, Alice Turner, “My whole nervous system seems to be on the outside...