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  • Dr. William A. Edelstein, MRI pioneer

    Dr. William A. Edelstein, MRI pioneer
    William A. Edelstein, a pioneer in the field of MRI who was also a professor in the radiology department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Feb. 10 of lung cancer at his home in Original Northwood. He was 69. The son of Arthur...
  • Rachel A. Pines, learning officer

    Rachel A. Pines, learning officer
    Rachel A. Pines, a classically trained pianist who later changed careers and became chief learning officer for a business consulting company, died Nov. 7 of breast cancer at the Cancer Treatment Center in Philadelphia. The former Mount Washington resident...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Top 12 men perform live

     
    Tonight, American Idol host Ryan Seacrest says, the Top 12 men are going to provide us with "another night of incredible performances." Incredibly good would be a nice switch from last night's underwhelming offerings. Let's just get to said performances,....
  • Chicago architect Gerald Horn dies at 79

     Chicago architect Gerald Horn dies at 79
    Chicago architect Gerald Horn began his career helping design daring modernist houses in California. Toward the end of his working life, he crafted a California house whose airy, sun-bleached exterior reflected his passion for precisely honed details...
  • Million distance no problem for Up With the Birds

     Million distance no problem for Up With the Birds
    Not yet ready to embark on a comeback after undergoing colic surgery May 16, America's two-time Horse of the Year, Wise Dan, again will be a no-show when the Arlington Million is run Saturday. But Canada's reigning Horse of the Year, Up With the Birds,...
  • Girls soccer | New Trier players make college choices

    Girls soccer | New Trier players make college choices
    Forward Kelly Maday, goalkeeper Dani Kaufman and midfielder Bina Saipi contributed to New Trier's Class 3A soccer state championship in June. They were all sophomores, and with two years of high school remaining, all three made Division I college...
  • Proposed Mission Hills development debated for 8 hours

    Proposed Mission Hills development debated for 8 hours
    The potential impact on flooding, property values and open space were among the issues that brought hundreds of people to a meeting that stretched on for eight hours about a proposed Northbrook-area housing development. The proposal, headed by...
  • Hearing on Northbrook development proposal postponed due to overflow crowd

    Hearing on Northbrook development proposal postponed due to overflow crowd
    A public hearing on a proposed housing development that would take up part of a golf course in unincorporated Northbrook was postponed Wednesday afternoon after a crowd of about 300 filled the Northbrook Village Hall beyond capacity. The development,...
  • The baffling world of 911 surcharges

    The baffling world of 911 surcharges
    Should my older son be paying phone taxes in his new home state of California? This question occurred to me recently when legislation passed in the General Assembly to allow Chicago to increase its monthly 911 surcharge to $3.90 per line, a $1.40...
  • Struggling to get the 411 about 911 surcharges

     
    Should my older son be paying phone taxes in his new home state of California? This question occurred to me recently when legislation passed in the General Assembly to allow Chicago to increase its monthly 911 surcharge to $3.90 per......
  • Days of arguments ahead in battle over political map proposal

    Days of arguments ahead in battle over political map proposal
    Advocates trying to change how Illinois political maps are drawn began the arduous process today of trying to prove they have enough signatures to get a constitutional amendment placed on the ballot this November. The hearing officer for the Illinois...
  • Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers

    Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers
    There’s no good place to get a speeding ticket, but where an Illinois driver lives factors into how much more vehicle insurance will cost for up to five years after a conviction, according to a new study released Monday.   A first violation...