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A 47-year-old woman accused of stealing a diamond from a Rosemont jeweler is the latest employee of a prominent Chicago-based anti-violence program to get locked up in recent years. Stacie L. Winston, an employee of CeaseFire - an arm of Cure Violence - was charged last month with stealing a diamond worth more than $10,000 from Helzberg Diamonds on Dec. 2, according to court records.
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10 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business
A cancer drug that has shown promise against Alzheimer's disease in mice and has begun early clinical trials has yielded perplexing results in a novel mouse model of AD that mimics the genetics and pathology of the human disease more closely than any other animal model. The drug, bexarotene, was found to reduce levels of the neurotoxic protein amyloid-beta in experimental mice with late-stage Alzheimer's but to increase levels during early stages of disease.
14 hrs ago | Lucianne.com
Two Chicago universities will advance to the next round of competition to build the Barack Obama presidential library and museum, the president's foundation announced on Monday. The University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago will join Columbia University in New York and the University of Hawaii in submitting official proposals to host the library.
President Obama bows his head during a moment of silence at a ceremony marking the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the Pentagon in Washington September 11, 2014. The Barack Obama Foundation, which is developing and raising money for the massive legacy project, announced Monday that it has selected four universities to compete for the library, culled from an initial list of 13 applications submitted earlier this year.
A proposed site for the Obama presidential library on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus just south of the Eisenhower Expressway. It is bounded by Harrison on the South, the Eisenhower on the North, Halsted on the East and Morgan Street on the West.
The Barack Obama Foundation says four of the 13 applications submitted earlier this year made the cut. New York's Columbia University and the University of Hawaii are being invited to submit more formal proposals to host the library.
Dr Tommy Liu and colleagues have discovered cartilage plays an active role in rheumatoid arthritis and is not an 'innocent bystander' as previously thought. Melbourne researchers have discovered that cartilage plays an active role in the destruction and remodelling of joints seen in rheumatoid arthritis, rather than being an 'innocent bystander' as previously thought.
The moral high ground seems to be a crowded place. A new study suggests that religious people aren't more likely to do good than their nonreligious counterparts.
After a summer of hardship for the Jewish people in Israel and around the world, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's 114th Annual Meeting held Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, reflected the community's commitment to Jewish life and Israel in the past year-and looked ahead to hopes for peace, light, and partnership in the Jewish year ahead. Chicago Archbishop Francis Cardinal George, OMI, a longtime friend to the Chicago Jewish community, delivered the keynote address.
On the anniversary of 9/11, Gov. Pat Quinn Thursday morning unveiled an exhibit of hand-drawn portraits of Illinois service members who have since lost their lives. The "Portrait of a Soldier" exhibit opened at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Student Center on Thursday, the 13th anniversary of the Sept.
Illinois' Latino population grew by 33 percent over the last decade but that's one of the slowest rates in the nation. Latinos in Illinois total 2.03 million 16 percent of the state population, according to census data crunched by the Illinois Latino Family Commission.
Members of the College Republicans at Bradley University in Peoria planned to put up about 3,000 flags in memory of the victims in front of Bradley Hall. The flags are to remain through Friday.
The Women's Studies Committee at College of DuPage will present "Women and Religion in the Modern World: A Discussion of Women in Contemporary Judaism and Hinduism" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, in the Health and Science Center, Room 1234, on the College's main campus, 425 Fawell Blvd., in Glen Ellyn. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:26 pm
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