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  • Wading and waiting for relief in the Heartland

    Times Chicago Bureau chief P.J. Huffstutter has been on assignment covering the Midwest flooding. Here are a some of the scenes and people she has come across during her reporting. Iowa journalists get aid from colleagues who've been there... When a...
  • Gene therapy transforms eyesight of 12 born with rare defect

    Gene therapy transforms eyesight of 12 born with rare defect
    Pennsylvania researchers using gene therapy have made significant improvements in vision in 12 patients with a rare inherited visual defect, a finding that suggests it may be possible to produce similar improvements in a much larger number of patients...
  • Crisis? What Crisis?

    Crisis? What Crisis?
    MINDING your health is not a young man's game. Muscles work smoothly in the teen years, joints flex easily in the 20s. It seems like men can eat what they want, drink what they desire, and the pounds melt away as quickly as they put them on. They can work...
  • 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...
  • Relax, it's just a mouthpiece

    On a balmy New Year's day in 1959, UC Berkeley's Pacific Coast Conference-winning football team* played the Big 10 champion University of Iowa in the Rose Bowl. Cal lost decisively to Iowa, but two Cal players received credit for notable efforts. One...
  • What's in your water?

    What's in your water?
    Chicago officials have never tested the city and suburban water supply for pharmaceuticals and other unregulated chemicals, even as concern grows about the possible health effects of trace amounts of drugs in drinking water. So the Tribune and RedEye did...
  • Countrywide executive admits loan officers made errors

    Mortgage lender Countrywide Financial Corp., which is under investigation on allegations that it inflated certain borrowers' fees, acknowledged Tuesday that it had made errors and pledged to take steps to improve its operations. Steve Bailey, chief...
  • Timeline: List Of Infamous School Shootings Since 1966

    FOX40 NEWSROOM - A timeline of notable school shootings since 1966: * August 1, 1966: A gunman opens fire on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin from atop the school's clock tower. 25-year-old Charles Whitman murdered 14 people and wounded 32...
  • Sports figures

    Sports figures Jim Dooley, 77; succeeded George Halas as coach of the Chicago Bears (Jan. 8) Christopher Bowman, 40; two-time U.S. figure skating champion (Jan. 10) Johnny Podres, 75; left-hander pitched Dodgers to first World Series title in...
  • Keeping up with ... New Trier's Tommy Wingels

    Keeping up with ...  New Trier's Tommy Wingels
    Like most freshmen arriving at nationally recognized college programs, Miami (Ohio) hockey newcomer Tommy Wingels (New Trier) wasn't expecting to have a major impact on his team's fortunes this year. But with the Redhawks' top player, senior forward Nate...
  • Four arrested in protest of Karl Rove

     
    by Katie Fretland Former Bush advisor Karl Rove was invited to speak at a GOP fundraiser in Des Moines, Iowa, but he did not get the warmest of welcomes from four residents who pledged to arrest him. Law enforcement officers......
  • Voters as ignorant as ever: book

     
    by Frank James Good piece in the Washington Post Style section about a new follow-up to an almost 50-year old book called The American Voter which found way back then in that black-and-white TV era that American voters were ignorant......