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  • South Tech senior to attend symposium in Sweden

    At 17, Kellsie Kershaw, an award-winning student and senior at South Tech Academy, is on her way to meeting her life's goal of going to medical school. At this young age, Kershaw has already received a number of scholastic honors and gold medals in...
  • Christine McVie's Return Drives Up Prices For Fleetwood Mac Tickets

    Christine McVie's Return Drives Up Prices For Fleetwood Mac Tickets
    For the first time in fifteen years, Fleetwood Mac will be touring with keyboardist Christine McVie. McVie joined the band in 1970 after guitarist Peter Green had quit. At the time, McVie was married to Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie. Since her...
  • Howard Sherman: Therapist loved world travel, helping others

    Howard Sherman: Therapist loved world travel, helping others
    Howard Sherman wasn't a wealthy man, but he saw more of the world than most millionaires. The Lake Mary therapist viewed travel as a way to widen his horizons. He found his wife in Greece. And later, when they had built a family, they crisscrossed the...
  • Fatigue's role in CTA crash debated

    Concerns over train operator fatigue ignited a new debate last week, as workers continue to clean up and repair millions of dollars in damages wrought after Blue Line cars scarred a subway station inside one of the world's busiest airports. The train's...
  • Growth In Hartford Area Slows; Not So In Fairfield County

    From 2000 to 2013, about as many people left Hartford and its suburbs as moved in. Hartford County's population grew by just 0.48 percent, the U.S. Census bureau said Thursday. New England has been a slow growth area for decades, but Hartford's growth...
  • South Florida population grows to 5.8 million

    South Florida population grows to 5.8 million
    A steady flow of overseas migration helped push South Florida's population up 4.4 percent between 2010 and 2013, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. The region had an estimated 5.8 million residents in 2013, allowing it to remain the nation's eighth-...
  • NTSB: Operator in O'Hare crash had fallen asleep at controls twice before

    NTSB: Operator in O'Hare crash had fallen asleep at controls twice before
    The train operator who was asleep during the Blue Line crash at O'Hare International Airport also dozed off at the controls in another incident less than two months ago, a federal investigator said Wednesday. The stunning revelation — that the...
  • Suit: Taxi drivers should be considered employees

    Suit: Taxi drivers should be considered employees
    A lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court says that Chicago taxi drivers should be considered employees of cab companies, entitling them to overtime pay and a minimum wage. The suit argues that those benefits and others have been unfairly withheld...
  • 'Pre-hypertension' is a new term to identify people at risk for high blood pressure

    Q: I'm 60 years old. My blood pressure is around 130/80. In the past, I've always been told I have normal blood pressure. Now my doctor says I have "pre-hypertension." What does this mean? Do I need treatment? A: I can understand your confusion. Here's...
  • Judge Awards Custody Of Justina Pelletier To Massachusetts

    Judge Awards Custody Of Justina Pelletier To Massachusetts
    A juvenile court judge Tuesday awarded custody of Justina Pelletier, an ailing 15-year-old West Hartford teenager, to the state of Massachusetts. The decision is a major blow for Lou and Linda Pelletier, the girls' parents, who have been fighting for...
  • FBI agent cleared in killing of friend of Boston bombing suspect

    ORLANDO, Fla. — One of the lingering mysteries of the Boston Marathon bombing involves the grisly triple slaying that preceded it. On the night of Sept. 11, 2011, three men had their throats slashed in the quiet suburb of Waltham, Mass. One victim...