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  • It isn't a sin to be rich

    Is it a sin to be rich? Not if your resources are used to help others and create jobs. If you listen to most of the discussions of income inequality, it certainly seems like affluence itself is a crime. We hear increasing calls for higher taxes on the...
  • Robert B. Reich: Charity begins at home (particularly at wealthy homes)

    It's charity time, and not just because the holiday season reminds us to be charitable. As the tax year draws to a close, the charitable tax deduction beckons. America's wealthy are its largest beneficiaries. According to the Congressional Budget Office,...
  • Fewer men are paying for sex, survey suggests

    Fewer men are paying for sex, survey suggests
    Could the oldest profession be losing its customers? Fewer men say they have ever paid for sex — or been paid for it — than a few decades ago, according to a nationally representative survey. But scholars and activists are divided over...
  • On-the-job training helps workers excel in sales

    On-the-job training helps workers excel in sales
    Many people pursue careers in sales after they graduate from college because of the wide range of opportunities available. It’s also a promising field because of the growth it’s experiencing post-recession. According to Economic Modeling...
  • Victor Oladipo relishes his chance to return home as NBA player

    Victor Oladipo relishes his chance to return home as NBA player
    When Victor Oladipo started high school, no one expected him to become an All-Met player in the hoops hotbed of Washington, D.C. When Oladipo enrolled at Indiana University, few people envisioned he would become an All-Big Ten player. When his...
  • Friends put favorite hymns into contemporary context

     Friends put favorite hymns into contemporary context
    The Highland Park campus of Christ Church, 1713 Green Bay Road, will be the setting for a homegrown CD release party on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. "Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs" is a musical collaboration between...
  • Head injuries in one football season cause measurable brain damage

    Head injuries in one football season cause measurable brain damage
    For college athletes who get through their sport's season concussion-free, new research suggests it may be too early to breathe a sigh of relief. Following a season of grueling practices and hard-fought games, football and ice hockey players who had...
  • Coroner: 'Accidental overdose' caused death of Indiana U. student

    Coroner: 'Accidental overdose' caused death of Indiana U. student
    A Chicago-area student found dead last month in her Indiana University dorm room died from an accidental overdose, the Monroe County, Ind., coroner said today. Freshman Abigail Bott, 18, of Clarendon Hills was found unresponsive in her room on Oct. 6....
  • Arrests a breakthrough in global battle against secretive 'hacktivist' movement

    This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012. The international group of computer hackers known as Anonymous lost some of its mystery Tuesday with the arrest of five men, including a 27-year-old Chicagoan, said to be connected to a clique of...
  • D200 names new Wheaton North principal

    D200 names new Wheaton North principal
    Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 has named a successor for the retiring principal at Wheaton North High School. Matthew Biscan will take replace Jill Bullo on July 1, 2014. The district's board of education unanimously approved...
  • Study: Most Clueless About Electric Vehicle Subsidies

     
    Similar to the old "if-a-tree-falls-in-the-woods" question, if government incentives to encourage the purchase of plug-in vehicles are offered, but no one knows about them, do they make a difference? A research team at Indiana University conducted a...
  • Study finds hope for teens and charitable giving

    American teenagers have been branded as "lazy" and "disengaged from the world." Society views them as uninvolved and not focused on making an impact on their community and environment. This social stigma has persisted for some time, but a study by the...