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  • Charlie Wedemeyer dies at 64; high school football coach inspired many in battle with Lou Gehrig's disease

    Charlie Wedemeyer dies at 64; high school football coach inspired many in battle with Lou Gehrig's disease
    Charlie Wedemeyer, the inspirational high school football coach who battled Lou Gehrig's disease for more than 30 years, has died. He was 64. Wedemeyer died early Thursday in a San Jose hospital of pneumonia and was surrounded by family and friends, said...
  • Goji taunts North American farmers

    Goji taunts North American farmers
    Can it be that goji, the supposed legendary miracle fruit of ancient Tibet, is being grown in Dinuba? Nothing is surprising when it comes to this tiny orange berry. Virtually unknown in the United States five years ago, it is now seemingly everywhere,...
  • The role of place in the world

    In recent years, the notion that the world, if not flat, is rapidly flattening as a result of the forces of globalization has gained currency to the point of becoming a platitude. So mobile, so interconnected, so integrated is this new world that historic...
  • Visitors to juvenile hall feel stuck too

    Visitors to juvenile hall feel stuck too
    On a typical Sunday morning in an industrial patch of the northern San Fernando Valley, a couple of dozen mothers and fathers huddle together a few hours after sunrise. Armed with camp chairs, snacks and magazines, the early-bird crowd, eager to visit...
  • Marxist professors or sensitive students?

    Today, Shermer and Lukianoff weigh allegations of widespread political bias at American colleges. Later in the week, they'll debate ideological diversity in curricula, lifetime tenure for professors and more. Faculty bias, by the numbers By Michael...
  • Cold Case: News Conference Scheduled on Deanie Peters Case

    Cold Case: News Conference Scheduled on Deanie Peters Case
    Sheriff Larry Stelma has scheduled a press conference on the current status of the Deanie Peters investigation Thursday. The teen mysteriously vanished nearly 30 years ago. Deanie Peters disappeared during her brother's wrestling practice at Forest Hills...
  • Monster Mash: Broad museum breaks ground; De Niro saves dad's art; $5-million reward in super-heist

     
    --School spirit: Michigan State University has broken ground on the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, a bold $45-million structure designed by Baghdad-born architect Zaha Hadid and financed by donations including $28 million from L.A. philanthropists...
  • Let's not play hardball

     
    Wednesday during batting practice for the midget-division Marlins, one of my fellow assistant coaches was pitching from the usual distance of about 50 feet. The last hitter, a strong 13-year-old, smacked a liner through the box so fast that the......
  • Michigan recruiters search for a few good students at San Diego Marine base

     
    Recruiters from 10 Michigan universities are in San Diego looking for a few good students. The recruiters are at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar to meet with Marines who are close to leaving active duty and are interested in continuing......
  • Calvin College and Van Andel Institute To Get Stimulus Grants

    Calvin College and Van Andel Institute To Get Stimulus Grants
    Five Michigan colleges and a research institute are receiving a combined $2.7 million in federal stimulus money through the National Institutes of Health. The funding was announced Tuesday for the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Michigan State...
  • Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers reader questions throughout the season. This week, shifting Paul Konerko to DH and Swisher to first, tracking Ken Williams' trades and Nick Swisher's pants. I know trades are too hypothetical to ask about...
  • Post-college job plans

    Post-college job plans
    Suzanne Block isn't basking in the insulating embrace of college as she waits the eight weeks until her May 9 graduation from Lake Forest College. When she's not in class or studying, she's scanning online job sites, sending out résumés and cold-...