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  • Nuclear waste has no place to go

    Nuclear waste has no place to go
    In a pool of water just a football field away from Lake Michigan, about 1,000 tons of highly radioactive fuel from the scuttled Zion Nuclear Power Station is waiting for someplace else to spend a few thousand years. The wait just got longer. President...
  • Illinois schools chiefs’ growing salaries

    Illinois schools chiefs’ growing salaries
    The state's school superintendents are cutting costs in a gruesome budget cycle, but they can take some consolation: Their own paychecks are growing comfortably. The average salary and benefits of Illinois' top school executives grew 3.7 percent last...
  • Girls volleyball roundup: No. 10 St. Francis takes down St. Edward

    Led by Meg Vonderhaar's nine kills, No. 10 St. Francis beat St. Edward 25-9, 20-25, 25-17 in a Suburban Catholic contest. Kelsey Robinson had 15 service points and nine aces to lead the Spartans (22-6, 11-1). No. 1 Benet d. Providence 25-6, 25-18:...
  • Obama win triggers run on guns

    Obama win triggers run on guns
    HOUSTON — A week after the election of Barack Obama, gun buyers across the country are voting with their feet, flocking to gun stores to stock up on assault rifles, handguns and ammunition. Some say they are worried that the incoming Obama...
  • Candidates decry state of economy

    With California playing a meaningful role in the presidential race for the first time in decades, all three major Democratic candidates hit the campaign trail here Thursday, with talk of pocketbook issues in the face of a weakening economy. As the Dow...
  • Poetry corner -- the ode to Old Mill Creek

     
    Contributor Robert Goldsborough's "Elite Street" item today, Bruce Wolf moves to farm after reaping big loss on town home touches on the witty sportscaster's relocation to Old Mill Creek and gives me all the excuse I need to revive my......
  • Aligning a medical treatment plan with God's plan

    Aligning a medical treatment plan with God's plan
    After she was diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer that had spread to her left lung, Gloria Bailey's doctors recommended she have a mastectomy followed by hormone therapy to fight the tumors that remained. She followed their advice, but had a nagging...
  • Background: Slaying of two girls in Zion

    Background: Slaying of two girls in Zion
    Laura Hobbs, 8, and her friend Krystal Tobias, 9, were already dead when they were reported missing at 9 p.m. on Mother's Day 2005. Two 2nd Grade girls were found stabbed and brutally beaten in a wooded area at the northeastern edge of Beulah Park in...
  • Part 4: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's northern suburbs

    Part 4: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's northern suburbs
    The northern suburbs have a reputation as a refuge from crime, and that's often true. But in 1934, the body of famed outlaw "Baby Face" Nelson was found in what is now Skokie. Here are some other facts that may be surprising about our northern neighbors:...
  • Cancer Errors and Early Diagnostic Tests

    Cancer Errors and Early Diagnostic Tests
    Monica Long had expected a routine appointment. But here she was sitting in her new oncologist's office, and he was delivering disturbing news. Nearly a year earlier, in 2007, a pathologist at a small hospital in Cheboygan, Mich., had found the...
  • Appeal follows 3 guilty verdicts

    Lawyers filed a request Monday to appeal the case of Juan Rivera , who was convicted three times in the 1992 murder and rape of an 11-year-old baby sitter in Waukegan. After his third trial, Rivera was sentenced in May 2009 to life in prison, despite...