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  • Abbott set up Sage's success

    Abbott set up Sage's success
    When she's not playing volleyball or hanging out with her friends, Maddy Abbott enjoys to write. Abbott, a junior at Sage Hill School, is the sports editor for the Lightning school newspaper, "The Bolt." "There's a lot of volleyball in our school...
  • Student angels earn their investing wings

    It takes steady nerves, risk taking and a willingness to cut through the hype when deciding that an unproven company has a product worth investing in. It also takes guts. Fifteen students in a business school class at the University of Missouri in...
  • Obama's financial aid reform comes with strings attached

    President Barack Obama wants to unleash the authority of the federal government on another troubled part of the business sector -- the business of higher education. In his recent State of the Union address, the president unveiled a series of proposals...
  • Right decision, wrong reason

    Let there be no cheers for Rob Portman. The Ohio senator is, pardon the tautology, a conservative Republican and last week, he did something conservative Republicans do not do. He came out for same-sex marriage. This is a man whose anti-gay bona fides...
  • News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville

    News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville
    “With its neatly cut lawns and luscious tropical vegetation,” wrote a BBC News reporter in July, Miracle Village, Fla., is an “idyllic rural community” of 200 residents — about half of whom are registered sex offenders,...
  • NBCU Legal Execs Join Litigation Firm With Focus on Profit Participation Disputes

    Two senior litigation attorneys at NBCUniversal have joined the litigation firm of Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman to launch an entertainment practice in Century City. John Berlinski, who was senior vice president and head of West Coast television...
  • Fuel Economy Falls Along With Gas Prices

     
    Following months of steady gains, the average fuel economy for 2013 light-duty vehicles sold in the U.S. dipped in September. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute ??? who calculate average sales-weighted fuel economy...
  • Apodaca: Trying to get some dress sense

    Every year about this time, when the school session is still young, administrators, parents and students reengage in the age-old battle over what is and isn't appropriate clothing. On school campuses, dress codes are brandished like sacred documents,...
  • Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban

    Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative justices signaled Tuesday they are likely to uphold a Michigan voter initiative that forbids its state universities from granting “preferential treatment” to applicants because of their...
  • Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause

    Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause
    Steve James' provocative documentary on concussions in sports, "Head Games," explores the science and indicts the powerful. But his storytelling truly excels when everyday moms, dads and kids reveal their hopes, fears and grief. A Hampton native,...
  • New-Car Fuel Economy Average Up in October

     
    Following a dip in September in the average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S., the so-called window-sticker value rebounded in October. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute ??? who calculate average...
  • BP: Global energy company not too big to take care of employees

    BP: Global energy company not too big to take care of employees
    If BP were a city, it would be more populous than Evanston, Cicero or Arlington Heights. The global energy concern, with $375 billion in sales last year, employs about 85,000 people worldwide. About 5,000 work in the Chicago area, including 2,248 in...