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E-Friendly Way to Rid Your Home of E-Waste

Delta Institute, Cook County, and Forest Preserve District Partner To Collect E-Waste RecyclablesPilot Collection Events Will Test Locations as Possible Permanent Sites CHICAGO (May 31, … Read more ›

Austin Pierce (Police photo)

Chicago man charged in north suburban ‘lifeguard’ armed robberies

A Chicago man has been charged in several north suburban armed robberies in which he allegedly donned a red hooded sweatshirt with the word “lifeguard” … Read more ›

A researcher performing micro-surgery in rodents to test a new model for transplants. (Courtesy of Erin Massey/Medill)
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Science Connections: Bioengineered Organs May Hold the Future for Transplants

By Erin M. Massey/Medill News Service Bioengineered organs may redefine transplants for humans someday, and even allow damaged organs to regenerate. Northwestern University researchers are … Read more ›

Glenview trustees show support for flood relief grant

Glenview trustees are in favor of applying for grant money to establish flood prevention outreach projects. After last week’s board vote, Glenview joins several communities … Read more ›

Dr. Nausheen Akhter specializes in cardiovascular disease and what women in particular need to do to prevent this life-threatening condition.  (Courtesy of Northwestern Memorial Hospital)
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Science Connections: Heart Disease Leads Causes of Death for Women

by Jessica Whitfield/Medill News Service Cardiovascular disease is now recognized as the leading cause of death in women, according to Dr. Nausheen Akhter. Though many … Read more ›

Max A Pooch poses with litter he bagged during a morning walk in a local park.
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Max A Pooch nominated for American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards

The amazing dog that finds cans, bottles and other litter and puts them in their place is nominated in the "Emerging Heroes" category of the … Read more ›

Photo submitted by Round Lake Area Park District.

Guide to Easter events, bunny visits

Parents and kids, get our your Easter baskets and cameras. Here come the annual Easter egg hunts and bunny visits. The following is a list … Read more ›

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Indiana Christian Vocal Group Brings "Music From The Camps – A Holocaust Cantata" to the North Shore This Sunday, February 19

CONTACT: Nancy Holab Nevins 847-446-7215 nhnevins@amyisrael.orgThe Vespers Chorale of South Bend, Indiana will perform music created by Jewish prisoners in Nazi death camps this Sunday, … Read more ›

This furry ermine showed off its snow-white winter coat during a hike through the woods in Wisconsin. Photo submitted by Jim Lennon.

‘Ermine’ wins photo contest

Jim Lennon’s photo of a furry ermine peeking out from behind a log won this week’s photo contest. As the winner, Lennon’s photograph will appear in … Read more ›

(Photo submitted by Ken Derry)

‘Owl’ wins photo contest

Ken Derry, of Tinley Park, snapped this photo of a snowy owl while at work as a crane operator at Chicago’s 31st Street Harbor. As … Read more ›