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Strong Sauce: The Personal Paroxysm Of Pro Wrestling- A Column For Dad

"If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?"- William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice Scoffa if you must.


Related Topix: Roddy Piper

4 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Novel approach ahead for cancer patient

It was Tom Ryan's smile and kid-at-heart personality that first drew his wife, Staci, when they met at a New Year's Eve party 12 years ago.


Related Topix: Medicine, HPV, Health, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

6 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Community Prosecutions Credited With Drops In Crime

Placing prosecutors in a neighborhood instead of a courtroom is a different kind of "law and order."


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

7 hrs ago | Medical News Today

New study reveals how a potential HIV drug exacts its toll on viral populations

Fifteen years ago, MIT professor John Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a novel idea for an HIV drug.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Biology, Chemistry, Immunology

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Two of Chicago's dirtiest cops were subject of dozens of complaints

Two of Chicago's dirtiest cops are at the top of a list of police officers who had generated more than 10 misconduct complaints between 2001 and 2006, according to newly released records.


The Telegraph

Faculty creme de la creme for Nalanda

Most of the faculty members appointed in the two schools - school of ecology and environment studies and school of historical studies - are highly qualified with many associated with top foreign universities.


Related Topix: World News, Germany, India, Asia, Anthropology, Science,

Silicon Alley Insider

Chicago's Cook County May Have Wrongfully Convicted Hundreds Of Felons

In recent years, Chicago's Cook County has become known as a hub of wrongful or ill-gotten convictions.


Related Topix: Northwestern University

Chicago Reader

'Even pimiento cheese has a story': Paul Fehribach on his upcoming cookbooks

Southern-style comfort food is a fairly easy sell, especially after a few drinks.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Recreational Vehicle, Heartland Rv'S, Recipes

South China Morning Post

President Xi Jinping seeks his place in history - " among the party greats'

Newspapers across the world have been gripped by the corruption investigation into former security chief Zhou Yongkang.


Related Topix: Xi Jinping, World News, China, Asia, Hu Jintao

New Media Journal

Cease the Cease-Fires

Thomas Sowell was born in North Carolina and grew up in Harlem. As with many others in his neighborhood, he left home early and did not finish high school.


Related Topix: North Carolina, US Military, US Marine Corps, Harvard University, Columbia University, Rutgers University

NBC Chicago

Program Uses Selfies to Determine Life Expectancy

New facial recognition technology called Face My Age uses a selfie, along with a few personal details, to determine how long a person is expected to live and how old they look.


Related Topix: University of North Carolina Wilmington

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Southtown Star

Walk to benefit brain tumor research set for Aug. 9

The fifth annual Mary E. Smith Brain Tumor Awareness Fun Run/Walk is scheduled for 8 a.m. Aug. 9 at the Community Walk Path, 4200 W. 183rd St., Country Club Hills, according to a press release from the Mary E. Smith Foundation, Inc. The foundation once again has partnered with the city of Country Club Hills to bring a family friendly event in ... (more)


Related Topix: Country Club Hills, IL, South Holland, IL, us Travel, Travel

US News & World Report

Democratic Legislation Would Regulate Work Scheduling

A new bill would require companies to give employees more notice and stability when it comes to their work schedules.


Related Topix: US News, George Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, Tom Harkin, US Senate


Q&A: Chicago's medical director talks mobile integrated healthcare

Over the past year, EMS leaders have been engaged in high-level discussions about mobile integrated healthcare, a strategy that emphasizes a broader role for EMTs, paramedics and EMS systems by collaborating with hospitals, doctors, nurses, social services, nonprofits and public safety to meet a variety of community health needs by Eric Beck, ... (more)


Related Topix: Nursing, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel


Attorneys Peter Susi, Jon Gura Join Santa Barbara Law Firm of Hollister & Brace

Susi has acted as lead attorney on more than 100 Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and served as counsel to Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 trustees on numerous occasions.


Related Topix: Hollister, CA, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Amherst College, Berkeley, CA

Evanston Review

Mayor addresses shootings in Evanston

Summer in Evanston can be one of our greatest times of year. Especially after the difficult winter we just experienced, the summer brings with it time to spend with family and friends enjoying our community.


Related Topix: Evanston, IL

Design News

Work Out While You Work

Many workers stuck behind a desk all day lament that they spend too much time sitting down and don't have enough time to exercise.


Medical News

Findings reveal new way to identify non-antibiotic drugs that could help curb bacterial infections

About 100 drugs already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for other purposes can also prevent the growth of certain bacterial pathogens inside human cells, including those that cause Legionnaires' disease, brucellosis, and Mediterranean spotted fever.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Medicine, Imodium, Imodium A-D, Loperamide (generic), Clemastine (generic), Tavist, Tavist-1, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Biology News Net

Forced mutations doom HIV

Fifteen years ago, MIT professor John Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a novel idea for an HIV drug.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Biology, Chemistry, Immunology

LA Daily News

Labor activist who chose to work within the system is outsider once again

After decades of speaking out against workplace hazards in this country and abroad, Garrett Brown didn't quietly fade away when he retired from his high-ranking state regulatory job in California.


Related Topix: OSHA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, El Cerrito, CA