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  • Remarkable Woman: Ilana Rovner

    Remarkable Woman: Ilana Rovner
    By the time she was 7, little Ilana Diamond knew she wanted to be a lawyer. "I believed lawyers did good, from what my father told me," she says. "I still believe it." As an infant, she and her parents had left their home in Latvia, fleeing Hitler....
  • 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...
  • The new school year

    The old fall/spring semester schedule is a thing of the past at many colleges and universities, particularly those that cater to adult learners and graduate students. Some schools have as many as six terms per year, with a full catalog of courses...
  • Lake Street Press

    Name of press: Lake Street Press In what year was your press founded? 2009 How many people are on your staff? Publisher: Mary Osborne, Managing Editor: Hazel Dawkins, Events Coordinator: Rachel McHan Tell us how your press came to be: Observing the...
  • Parolee charged with assaulting teen at knifepoint on Blue Line

    Parolee charged with assaulting teen at knifepoint on Blue Line
    A South Side parolee is accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl at knifepoint on a Blue Line train late Saturday night, police said. Earl Cowen, 55, of the 700 block of South Harvard Avenue, was charged with two counts of aggravated criminal...
  • Chicago Magazine names 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans

    Chicago Magazine names 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel tops Chicago Magazine's list of the 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans. To see more details on each person selected, visit www.chicagomag.com. 1. Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, City of Chicago 2. Patrick Fitzgerald, U.S. attorney, Northern...
  • Woman, 73, beaten to death in Bridgeport: 'Nursing was her life'

    Woman, 73, beaten to death in Bridgeport: 'Nursing was her life'
    As word spread that Virginia Perillo had been badly beaten in her Bridgeport garage, the line into her hospital room never stopped. There were doctors and nurses and many others she had touched over her 40 years as a nurse at Rush University Medical...
  • Myeloma Today

    Myeloma Today
    Please join The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for a patient program on myeloma on Wednesday, November 16th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Dr. John Maciejewski, MD, PhD from Rush University Cancer Center will cover topics thatinclude an overview of Myeloma, such as...
  • Former professor charged with theft over false degree claim

    Former professor charged with theft over false degree claim
    A former City Colleges of Chicago professor falsified a doctoral degree to pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraudulent pay, Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday. Carol Howley, a nursing professor at Richard J. Daley College, was indicted on...
  • Alderman hospitalized after collapsing at music fest

    Alderman hospitalized after collapsing at music fest
    A Chicago alderman is in the hospital Monday morning, after she collapsed in Englewood. Ald. Joann Thompson, Ward 16, was attending a two-day music festival in her name, when she suddenly passed out, just before 8 p.m. Sunday. She’s being...
  • Several hospitals in Chicago area give hefty price breaks to patients without medical insurance

    You don't have to be poor or have a low income to qualify for discounts on hospital bills if you lose your job and health insurance. Several hospitals in the Chicago area extend substantial price breaks automatically to anyone without medical coverage....
  • Studs Terkel dies

    Studs Terkel dies
    Louis Terkel arrived here as a child from New York City and in Chicago found not only a new name but a place that perfectly matched--in its energy, its swagger, its charms, its heart--his own personality. They made a perfect and enduring pair. Author-...