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A few months before Ryan Burke became the first student with Down syndrome to attend Notre Dame College Prep in Niles, his father made an emotional plea to his son's classmates. "All we ask is that you say 'hi' to him. Just give him a chance," Kevin...
The lawyer picked Thursday to succeed Patrick Fitzgerald as Chicago's U.S. attorney is a former federal prosecutor best known for taking on corrupt politicians and powerful institutions such as the University of Notre Dame. Zachary Fardon would take...
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ReutersBy Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, May 23 (Reuters) - Kathrin Jansen is a microbiologist with at least two breakthrough vaccines to her name: she brought the cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil to market for Merck and helped develop the $4 billion a year...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older men with other illnesses may not live long enough to benefit from aggressive prostate cancer treatments, such as prostate removal or radiation, and they'd have to live with their side effects, says a new study. "If you'...
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Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky.The 208 members of the Owensboro High School Class of 2013 hold a special place in Superintendent Larry Vick's heart. They were in the first grade in 2001, when Vick, superintendent of the Paris, Tenn., Special School District, was chosen to lead the...
The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va.Condom vending machines will return to Lynchburg College in the fall. Although condoms always are available to students for free through the school's health center and resident advisors in the dorms, more than a decade has passed since the school has...
Sentinel School ZoneA recent study suggests that kindergarten teachers spend too much time teaching students skills they already know. Specifically, teachers reported spending as much as 13 days a month on counting and basic shapes, even though 95 percent of children can...
Education Week, Bethesda, Md.In attempting to bring "MOOCs" to the world of teacher training, the Silicon Valley company Coursera and its partners at universities and other institutions are courting a new and potentially vast audience, one that is becoming increasingly accustomed...
Knoxville News SentinelToday the News Sentinel announces its second annual Top 20 Scholars Awards, naming our picks for the brightest and best students in our region. These students have received one or more national-level honors such as acing ACT (36) or SAT (2400) tests,...
Times Record, Fort Smith, Ark.Leadership Franklin County held its inaugural graduation ceremony Tuesday on the Arkansas Tech University-Ozark campus, with a reception following. LFC develops current and emerging leaders to work together to serve the good of Franklin County and the...
The News & ObserverA 77-year-old man lay still on an upstairs bed as a 911 dispatcher gave instructions for resuscitation attempts that proved futile late Wednesday night. His wife would be charged with his murder. "She said that she just choked her husband to death,"...
Winston-Salem Journal, N.C.Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center said Thursday it has named Dr. David Zhao as chief of its cardiology department and director of its Heart and Vascular Center. The appointments take effect July 1. Zhao currently serves in several roles at Vanderbilt...
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