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  • Report: U. of I. email probe points to ex-official

    Report: U. of I. email probe points to ex-official
    The University of Illinois president's former chief of staff on Friday denied sending two controversial anonymous emails, even through a report issued just minutes earlier determined they came from her laptop, while it was in her possession. Lisa...
  • Philip Levine 'stunned' to be named next U.S. poet laureate

    Philip Levine 'stunned' to be named next U.S. poet laureate
    Philip Levine, the Pulitzer Prize winner who was named the nation's next poet laureate Wednesday, has spent much of his career listening and reflecting on the voices of America. In his new job he said he has one main goal. "I want to bring poetry to...
  • Superbug more common in kids who've used antibiotics

    Superbug more common in kids who've used antibiotics
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who get lots of antibiotics from their doctors are more likely to harbor the MRSA superbug, although it's still rare, a new study of British youngsters has found. While that doesn't prove the drugs are to blame for the...
  • Tracking Wallace Stegner's footprints in Vermont's earth

    Tracking Wallace Stegner's footprints in Vermont's earth
    Wallace Stegner wrote books about the American and Canadian West, so it's understandable that people consider the longtime California resident a Western author. Stegner, a prolific novelist, essayist, conservation advocate and professor at Stanford...
  • Lehigh's commitment to basketball paying off in big ways

    — The familiar coach on the other end of the phone was speaking from Oregon, where he was preparing his newest team, the University of Iowa, for a second-round NIT game. Franny McCaffery is a grizzled 52 years old now. Heck, even his voice has...
  • Study: IU and IU Health contribute $11.5B to Indiana's economy

    Study: IU and IU Health contribute $11.5B to Indiana's economy
    Indiana University and Indiana University Health generated a combined economic impact of at least $11.5 billion for the state of Indiana and sustained 100,000 jobs during the 2010-11 fiscal year, according to the results of an economic impact study...
  • Embattled University of Illinois staffer stays on amid controversy

    Embattled University of Illinois staffer stays on amid controversy
    University of Illinois president Michael Hogan’s embattled former chief of staff is to be paid $109,000 a year as a tenured psychologyfaculty member, though campus officials might challenge her employment. Lisa Troyer resigned as chief of staff...
  • 'Change agent' for the Field Museum

    'Change agent' for the Field Museum
    In choosing controversial former University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere as its likely next chief executive, the Field Museum has opted for a "change agent," according to the man hiring him, and a "gentleman with elbows," according to one of...
  • Romney Sweeps Tuesday's Primaries; Declares Race with Obama

    (CNN) -- Mitt Romney swept the five Republican primaries being contested Tuesday, and he turned from securing the Republican nomination and toward the general election against President Barack Obama. The former Massachusetts governor was projected to win...
  • Romney Sweeps 5 Primaries; Declares Race is on with Obama

    Romney Sweeps 5 Primaries; Declares Race is on with Obama
    After Mitt Romney swept the five Republican primaries being contested Tuesday, he turned from securing the Republican nomination and toward the general election against President Barack Obama. The former Massachusetts governor was projected to win in...
  • The Deputy: Ivory Webb Jr., 46

    A standout football player Carson High School and the University of Iowa, where he was a starting wide receiver in the 1982 Rose Bowl, the former San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy served in the department for nearly ten years. He had worked as a...
  • Deborah Digges dies at 59; distinguished poet and memoirist

    Deborah Digges dies at 59; distinguished poet and memoirist
    Deborah Digges, a distinguished poet and memoirist who wrote lyrically and hauntingly about the challenges of everyday life, fell to her death April 10. She was 59. Digges was found on the ground outside McGuirk Alumni Stadium at the University of...