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  • Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics

    Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics
    Dietitians were once found mainly in hospitals and health care facilities treating patients with diabetes or kidney issues. While those needs still exist, healthy eating, overcoming the obesity epidemic, quality school lunches and bio-engineered foods...
  • Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers

    Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers
    With more children being diagnosed with disabilities and the goal of inclusive classrooms firmly in place, the special education landscape continues to progress. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 in every 110 children in the...
  • Baby boomers increase the need for geriatric social workers

    Baby boomers increase the need for geriatric social workers
    Since their birth in record numbers in the years following World War II, baby boomers have impacted all facets of society from housing to education. As this generation approaches its sunset years, it will continue to have great impact, in particular in...
  • Prosecutors: Friend offered $400 to kill ex-cop's girlfriend

    Prosecutors: Friend offered $400 to kill ex-cop's girlfriend
    Prosecutors said this morning a former North Chicago police officer offered a friend $400 to kill the man's girlfriend. Devin Bickham Sr. paid Cardell Taylor half the money upfront before the killing of Chervon Alexander Monday night in a parking lot...
  • Ex-cop accused of plotting with son to kill girlfriend

    Ex-cop accused of plotting with son to kill girlfriend
    A former police officer stands accused of plotting with his son and a friend to kill a girlfriend who had been pressuring him to "advance" their relationship, police said today. The plot unfolded Monday night near Dominican University in River Forest,...
  • In Cook County, campus sex-assault suspects rarely prosecuted

    In Cook County, campus sex-assault suspects rarely prosecuted
    Chicago State University police Chief Ronnie Watson was convinced he had a rape case on his hands in the early morning hours of Feb. 20, 2010. An 18-year-old freshman reported being attacked by a fellow student after going to his dorm room to listen to...
  • Meg Whitman wants to "fix" California's global warming law

     
    For weeks, Meg Whitman, California's Republican gubernatorial candidate, has said that if elected she would suspend the state's 2006 global warming law for a year. But in Tuesday's debate with Democratic candidate Jerry Brown, at Dominican University in...
  • How close are the California races for Senate, governor?

     
    In the race for governor, according to ABC7, Democratic candidate Jerry Brown leads by seven points. Their news poll conducted by SurveyUSA revealed that Brown holds 47% of voter support, while Meg Whitman has 40%. Five percent of voters still......
  • Pay It Forward Person Of The Week for the Week of July 2

    Pay It Forward Person Of The Week for the Week of July 2
    Brothers Jovan and Marquis Turley are just over 1 year apart in age, having grown up together on Grand Rapids’ Southeast Side. They played basketball together while attending Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School, and were both awarded...
  • Fatal shooting in River Forest: 'Looking at her lifeless, I couldn't breathe'

    Fatal shooting in River Forest: 'Looking at her lifeless, I couldn't breathe'
    Three men were being questioned Tuesday in the shooting death of a woman in River Forest, which may have stemmed from a domestic situation, a law enforcement source said. Chervon Alexander, 29, was shot several times in a parking lot on Division Street,...
  • Study abroad shapes lives

    Study abroad shapes lives
    We spoke with students who have studied abroad and asked them about their experiences. Giancarlo Chavez Benedictine University senior, international business and economics What inspired you to study abroad? I made friends with Spanish and French...
  • Financing extra learning

    Financing extra learning
    If you find that your financial aid will not cover extra learning opportunities, such as J-Terms (January terms), summer terms, and study abroad programs, don't worry. Here are some tips that will help you make it happen. 1. Plan ahead. Visit your...