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Green Bay Holds Off UIC 72-67

CHICAGO (AP) – Keifer Sykes pumped in 36 points and knocked down 7 of 8 from the line in the final :37 to help Green Bay hold off Illinois-Chicago, 72-67 on Thursday night. 135 more words


February 26, 2015 Update

Let’s start with talking about tonight’s wind chill advisory.

I believe NWS to be exercising caution here as we will, once again, barely be in the advisory threshold; and, in fact, most of the period from 2AM to 9AM will not meet the chill criteria for an advisory … winds will be light, around 5mph; with the coldest of the expected low temps in our area of -8° … the wind chill (WCI) would be -20 — the absolute minimum of the threshold. 169 more words


AUDIO | "Right Right" @Alex_Wiley @Kembe_X

As Alex Wiley prepares to headline at SOB’s in New York next week, he drops this new track with fellow Chicago and Village Crew artist  50 more words


Police dispatchers pedal away stress on the job

O’FALLON, IL (KPLR) – Erik Mensen might work a stressful job as a dispatcher.

‘’We are the first point of contact for service for emergency or non-emergency,’’ he says. 256 more words


Junk lawsuits and their effect on hospital care

One of the reasons why the price of healthcare and procedures in hospitals have risen so much and why patients undergo tons of tests when they go in to the hospital is due to junk lawsuits. 273 more words


Canton, Ill., native begins Peace Corps service in Malawi

Amber Furness, 25, of Canton, Ill., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Malawi March 2 to begin training as a natural resource management extension volunteer. 579 more words

Africa And Middle East

Vacation over, the daily swill is back

The west coast ports are back open. Yippee! Seriously, I am guessing a lot of folks celebrated this news with champagne or drinks… it is crazy after all of that posturing that they came to an agreement three days after the Labor Secretary (of the USA) came to intervene. 270 more words