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  • Nila White a star among all-stars

    Nila White a star among all-stars
    The Wawasee All-Star teams are competing in the National Softball Association World Series this week in Peoria, Illinois.  One of the top starters on the 10U team is a girl named Nila White.  "One of the other reasons I really like to pitch," says...
  • New Lake Forest program brings sailing to those with disabilities

    The sky is overcast as Kim Russell, 30, of Evanston, pulls up to the Lake Forest Yacht Club. The driveway is still wet from a morning rain and the wind gently blows waves to shore. The air is thick but not too warm. It's a perfect day for sailing....
  • Why the flu shot is important for pregnant women

    Q: I can't decide whether I should get a flu shot. I'm two months pregnant. What are your thoughts? A: It's a good idea for everyone 6 months of age and older to get a vaccination against influenza. This is especially true for pregnant women and those...
  • Miss You Can Do It: HBO documentary spotlights special girls, special pageant

     
    Because I am the mom of a bright, beautiful daughter who lives stylishly with severe cerebral palsy, I watched the screener for HBO's new documentary Miss You Can Do It at home, just in case of emotional overload. And, as I expected it would, the film &#...
  • Golf: Saint Mary's coach Moore brings inspiration

    Golf: Saint Mary's coach Moore brings inspiration
    SOUTH BEND -- When Kim Moore is finally able to start coaching golfers at Saint Mary’s College next fall, credibility will be her most important teaching tool. “I want them to know I’ve been there before,” Moore said. “I&...
  • Half-Way There: Pushing Across America

    Half-Way There: Pushing Across America
    Half-way there. Ryan Chalmers, an all-around athlete, made it to Hutchinson, the half-way point in his trek across America. The difference between his cross-county trip and that of many others before him? He’s doing so in a wheelchair. Chalmers...
  • Retired Smithfield police officer cured of hepatitis C

    Retired Smithfield police officer cured of hepatitis C
    The cure has taken 25 years for retired Smithfield police officer, Kurt Beach. In his first week on the job, in January 1988, Beach used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in an attempt to save the life of a baby with a bloody breathing tube. He tears up as...
  • Dorothy DeBolt dies at 89; adoption advocate raised 20 children

    Dorothy DeBolt dies at 89; adoption advocate raised 20 children
    It was a story Dorothy Atwood DeBolt enjoyed telling, one that any harried parent of young children might find somewhat familiar. The phone rang one day as the busy mother raced around her home, getting ready for an out-of-town trip and wrapping up...
  • “Sons of Anarchy” recap: “Authority Vested”

     
    It's hard to imagine topping the emotional peak from last week's season premiere, when Tig saw his troubled daughter Dawn burned alive right in front of him. Never was there a more literal embodiment of the sins of the father being visited upon his child....
  • Power To Deny Women's Health Care Coverage Dangerous

    Over the past year, I've heard from folks from all different political backgrounds — Republicans, Democrats and independents — who are shocked and angry about political efforts to interfere with women's health. This new brand of Republicans...
  • Ritzhenhein runs his race, is top U.S. finisher in Chicago Marathon

    Ritzhenhein runs his race, is top U.S. finisher in Chicago Marathon
    Dathan Ritzenhein refused to get carried away. Nine miles into Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Ritzenhein found himself running faster than he planned and only some 10 seconds behind the lead pack, much closer than he expected at that point....
  • Breaking the shy barrier

    Breaking the shy barrier
    Waiting for things to happen was never Mary Ann Moran's style. She first laid eyes on Jack Hession in 1956 — nearly a year after they both graduated from high school — and she did her best to get his attention. "I was with a group of...