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  • Obama heads to Midwest to sign farm bill

    WASHINGTON – Careful to not let a rare legislative accomplishment go unnoticed, President Obama will jet to an agricultural research hub in Michigan on Friday to sign into law the long-delayed farm bill and deliver a speech on the importance of...
  • Now how do we keep them?

    Now how do we keep them?
    "Chicago is the drain into which the brains of the Middle West disappear. Moving there is not even an aspiration for ambitious Michiganders. It's the accepted endpoint of one's educational progression: grade school, middle school, high school, college,...
  • Family finances: More jobs for 2013 grads

    This year's college grads have something to celebrate besides their diploma: Employers plan to hire 13 percent more new grads this year than last, says the National Association of Colleges and Employers. That marks the fourth straight year of growth,...
  • Michigan professor yanked after saying GOP 'raped this country'

    A Michigan State University professor has lost his teaching duties after telling his students in a video lecture that Republicans "raped this country," among other derogatory remarks. William Penn -- a professor in the university's creative writing...
  • Andrew Brimmer dies at 86; first black member of Federal Reserve

     Andrew Brimmer dies at 86; first black member of Federal Reserve
    Andrew Brimmer, the son of a Louisiana sharecropper who in 1966 became the first black member of the Federal Reserve Board, has died. He was 86. Brimmer died Oct. 7 at a Washington hospital after a lengthy illness, said his daughter, Esther Brimmer....
  • 'Sheriff' John Rovick dies at 93; popular L.A. children's TV host

    'Sheriff' John Rovick dies at 93; popular L.A. children's TV host
    "Sheriff" John Rovick, the beloved Los Angeles children's TV show host whose gentle, fatherly persona made him a welcome guest in homes throughout the 1950s and '60s, died Saturday morning. He was 93. Rovick died in his sleep at a nursing facility in...
  • PASSINGS: Greg Willard, Ronnie Ray Smith, Chuck Fairbanks

    Greg Willard Longtime NBA referee worked more than 1,600 games Greg Willard, 54, a longtime NBA referee who worked more than 1,600 games before he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, died Monday at his home in Huntington Beach, according to NBA...
  • Uncircumcised boys and men may face more UTIs

    Uncircumcised boys and men may face more UTIs
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Infections of the kidney, bladder and urethra happen in uncircumcised baby boys at ten times the rate of circumcised boys, and over a lifetime uncircumcised men are four times more likely to experience one, according to a new...
  • U.S. gay couples report poorer health than straight married counterparts

    U.S. gay couples report poorer health than straight married counterparts
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gay and lesbian couples living together report poorer health than straight married couples, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday, speculating that legalizing same-sex marriage could reduce the disparities. Studies have shown that...
  • Did Neil Armstrong really say, 'That's one small step for a man'?

    Neil Armstrong’s most famous line – “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” uttered after becoming the first person to set foot on the moon – contained one small error that became one giant...
  • Lawsuit challenges CHA's drug testing policy

    Lawsuit challenges CHA's drug testing policy
    A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the policy in federal court. Joseph Peery, 58, has lived in the...
  • UC regents approve Kim Wilcox as new chancellor of UC Riverside

    UC regents approve Kim Wilcox as new chancellor of UC Riverside
    Kim A. Wilcox, a former top official at Michigan State University, was appointed as the ninth chancellor of UC Riverside at a special meeting of the UC Board of Regents on Thursday. The board voted unanimously for the selection, with regents praising...