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  • Joseph Bello returns to solo with Northshore Concert Band

     
    In 1995, high school student Joseph M. Bello won the Evanston-based Northshore Concert Band's John P. Paynter Scholarship and appeared as euphonium soloist with the …...
  • Syfy’s got “School Spirits” — yes, they do!

     
    The “paranormal” genre of programming — particularly, the type dealing with ghosts — has become crowded of late. Syfy's Wednesday night programming in particular is haunted by this type of show. When Ghost Hunters is not on, as...
  • Google search sends pot reform fears up in smoke

     
    Emanuel's reform to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana isn't all that radical Jon Krause illustration Powerful Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, had this to say Monday about Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to decriminalize possession of...
  • Joe Paterno dies: Sex abuse scandal fires emotional reaction

     
    Joe Paterno dies at 85. Emotional reaction flows on Twitter...
  • Scientists: Nanotech-based products offer great potential but unknown risks

    Scientists: Nanotech-based products offer great potential but unknown risks
    Zinc oxide would be the perfect sunscreen ingredient if the resulting product didn't look quite so silly. Thick, white and pasty, it once was seen mostly on lifeguards, surfers and others who needed serious sun protection. But when the sunscreens are...
  • Q&A: Brady Hoke talks Michigan football

     
    Q&A: Brady Hoke talks Michigan football...
  • Study: Teens in No Rush to Get Behind the Wheel

     
    A teenage rite of passage may be losing its allure among young people. According to a study by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, teens are in no hurry to get their driver's licenses. In 1983, 46% of 16-year-olds......
  • Honda's U.S. factory: 'Canary in coal mine' to dam-breaker

     
    By James R. Healey USA TODAY When Japan's Honda Motor announced in 1980 its then-radical decision to build cars in the U.S., the auto business collectively said, "What?" Volkswagen, alone among foreign car companies, was trying limited U.S. production,...
  • How to party plan for 47,000

     
    If you think planning a dinner party for your family is stressful, try planning a party with an expected guest list of 47,000 passionate football …...
  • Take a deep breath with lab-grown lungs

     
    Breathe in, breathe out — it may seem simple, but lungs are devilishly complicated structures, boasting more than 40 different cell types and an intricate network of tiny blood vessels and air sacs. It's no wonder, then, that engineering lungs in the...
  • As Facebook hits half a billion users, industry watchers wonder if 1 billion is next

     
    Facebook is celebrating 500 million active users by rolling out a promotion that highlights stories from its users. Its reclusive chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, also is set to make an appearance on ABC's "World News" in an interview with anchor Diane...
  • We've seen no more Ann Arbors as the dotcom replacement for the newspaper remains a work in progress

     
    A year ago Friday I was in southeastern Michigan to wring my hands in distress as the final editions of the Ann Arbor News rolled off the presses. Ann Arbor, a town of 114,000 was becoming the first American city......