| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Even as baby boomers age, they continue to buy cars. That generation is now 49 to 67, but a new study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute finds a large chunk of them are still active car shoppers.......
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Nearly 60 years after she first stood in front of a classroom of students, my mother will retire from teaching on Tuesday. She began in 1954 with a freshman English section at Miami University in Ohio where she was a......
| Feb 4, 2013
Daniel Hamburger is quick to whip out his business card.
One side of the card is standard — white background, corporate logo, contact information for the headquarters in Downers Grove.
The flip side is dramatic, painted ripe-tomato red with...
| Dec 23, 2012
Chicago architect Ann Clark is designing a boarding school that will sit in a saddle-shaped field of mostly beans in Grand-Bois, Haiti.
Among the challenges: One side of the field slopes more than 25 degrees, and getting there is rougher than white-...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 7:55 AM
John G. Batsakis, M.D., passed away Jan. 20, 2013. His family lost their beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. In addition, the medical community lost a leader in the field of pathology and particularly the field of head and neck...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:29 PM
For six weeks beginning Sunday, Skokie becomes a cradle of civilization as its fourth annual Coming Together in Skokie festival focuses on Greek culture. Local libraries, schools, colleges, museums, churches and other locations will host cultural events...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 5:57 AM
Ashley Shepherd, 20, wears the 14-inch scar down the middle of her chest like a badge.
"Scars are but evidence of life, a scar means you survived whatever tried to hurt you," she says proudly.
The scar, one of many, helps tell the story of all this...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:08 AM
— Junior defender Rachel Gutowski earned second-team All-Ohio Athletic Conference academic honors for the women’s soccer team at Wilmington (Ohio) College.
Gutowski, a Petoskey grad, earned second-team All Conference for the second...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:24 PM
I am the district coordinator for the "We the People" program, the purpose of which is to promote the teaching of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights in our area school systems. I was responsible for organizing a Regional Simulated Hearing for "We...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 10:54 AM
ADRIAN (AP) — They're the places you think of when you think of "college" — leafy campuses, small classes, small towns. Liberal arts colleges are where students ponder life's big questions, and learn to think en route to successful careers and...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:30 AM
NEW VACCINE MAY GIVE LIFELONG PROTECTION FROM FLU
The annual scramble to get a flu vaccination may one day be a thing of the past. In a first for an infectious disease, a flu vaccine has been made out of messenger RNA (mRNA), the genetic material that...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Part of the whirlwind of legislation considered during the outgoing Congress’ lame duck session was legislation that would designate the gray wolf a game species.
Opponents of the legislation think the move comes too soon after the wolf was...