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  • September 2011 Program Guide

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 TOO CHRISTIAN TO BE ELECTED? Are the Republican presidential candidates too Christian? Bill Keller, Executive Editor of the N.Y. Times said they were in a recent major Times Magazine article. The attack, from him and others , on...
  • October 2011 Program Guide

    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2 POLAND A look at the history, culture and religion of Poland (and how those dimensions interpenetrate) with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor Neal Pease and former UWM political science professor Don Pienkos. TUESDAY,...
  • Laughter is the test medicine

    Laughter is the test medicine
    To an Alzheimer's patient, there's nothing funny about forgetting to turn off the oven, losing a telephone number or misplacing books from the library. But turning those mishaps into punch lines might turn out to be therapeutic. The idea that...
  • Odd chemicals turn up in drinking water

    Odd chemicals turn up in drinking water
    Trace amounts of sex hormones, prescription drugs, flame retardants and herbicides are being detected in treated drinking water pumped to more than 7 million people in Chicago and its suburbs. In the latest round of testing prompted by a 2008 Tribune...
  • What happened in Crandon on Oct. 7

    It was a radiant October weekend in this stretch of valley in Forest County, a blue-collar logging town in northern Wisconsin, ringed thickets of yellow birch and other hardwoods that gave rise to the name. The streets were covered in the burnt-orange...
  • Bob Jeter, 71; football star for Iowa Hawkeyes, Green Bay Packers

    Bob Jeter, a former University of Iowa halfback who was named most valuable player of the 1959 Rose Bowl and went on to play defensive back for the Green Bay Packers, died of a heart attack Thursday at his home in Chicago. He was 71 and had undergone...
  • Proof of Anaheim math teacher's skill is in students' test scores

    Proof of Anaheim math teacher's skill is in students' test scores
    Sam Calavitta presides over what may be the noisiest, most spirited math class in the nation. He greets each student personally, usually with a nickname ("Butterfly," "Batgirl" and "Champ" are a few) and a fist bump. Then he launches a raucous, quiz-...
  • 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...
  • Guest blog 1: FAU hoops update

     
    Ok, as you may or may not know, as you read this I will be swatting black flies and mosquitoes and hopefully enticing trout to rise up and grab the fake bugs I present to them in the North Woods......
  • Butler Basketball: Veasley carries the load

    Butler Basketball: Veasley carries the load
    Led by Shelvin Mack and Willie Veasley, the Butler Bulldogs overcame a 9-point deficit and defeated Cleveland State 64-55 on Thursday night. Cleveland State came out strong in the first half but gave up their 9-point advantage, and the Vikings only led...
  • From the archives: A High-Tech Version of Wallposter

    Driven by a desire to vent rage and sorrow kindled by historic events in their homeland, Chinese scattered throughout the world have turned to a collection of computer networks they have fashioned into a high-tech version of Chinese wallposters. From...