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Tribune reporterGov. Pat Quinn today named seven people to a state commission that will oversee a privately funded scholarship program designed to help undocumented immigrants pay for college. The scholarship fund was created by the Illinois DREAM Act, which Quinn...
Do you wonder how businesses know your buying habits or your driving record? They mine for data. Data mining is sifting through large volumes of information that could not otherwise be done manually, explains Bamshad Mobasher, professor in the school of...
If anyone embodies the Domino's corporate cheer, all about selling more pizza and having more fun, it would seem to be Ramon De Leon, a prominent but unsanctioned ambassador for the company. Having started 25 years ago as a delivery driver, De Leon now...
Staff reporterSUNDAY, 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,...
Officials at the University of Illinois at Chicago sent out a crime alert to students today after a male student was robbed for his backpack at gunpoint off campus. About 11:25 p.m. Wednesday a male student was walking on the 700 block of South Laflin...
Tags: Crimes, Theft, Colleges and Universities
Tribune reporterA north suburban man pleaded guilty Tuesday to posing as a doctor to buy a deadly neurotoxin that comes from sources including puffer fish, which he intended "to use as a weapon," according to the U.S. attorney's office. Edward T. Bachner, 38, was...
Tags: Crimes, Court Preliminary, Crime, Law and Justice, Trials, FBI
Drinking soda is linked to obesity, but new research shows it may be in ways that complicate attempts to tax sweetened drinks as a weapon in the fight against bulging waistlines. Ketan Patel, a doctoral student in economics at Northwestern University,...
Tags: Health, Diabetes, Physical Conditions, Obesity, Overweight
Tribune staff reporterThyra Zerhusen was browsing the magazine rack at a cafe in San Francisco this year when she picked up a German-language magazine. The cover profiled the world's most influential Germans, naming politicians, athletes and celebrities -- even the pope....
No one likes to make mistakes. But in the meticulous world of medicine, making a mistake can be especially serious – potentially fatal. A medical error resulting in death is probably every patient's and health professional’s worst nightmare....
Tribune reportersA day after about 175 of them were arrested for staying past Grant Park's closing time, a few hundred Occupy Chicago protesters were marching again. Just after 7 p.m., protesters who had gathered at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard began marching...
Women who report sexual violence on college campuses seldom see their accused attackers arrested and almost never see them convicted, according to a Tribune survey of several Midwestern universities. The survey of six schools in Illinois and Indiana...
Tribune reporterThe soda wars (aka sugar sweetened beverage debates) are erupting in so many different directions, it's hard to know where to start in our update. So we'll give you little sips of them all. First: Today the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity released a...
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