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Crown Family Professorship to support molecular engineering for clean water

The University of Chicago is establishing a professorship in molecular engineering dedicated to the development of solutions to the emerging crisis on the global supply of clean water. The new position will enhance the Institute for Molecular Engineering’s innovative partnership on clean water technologies with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. A donation from Chicago philanthropists […]

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Believe Project: $100 to help family fraught with medical problems

The Daily winner of $ 100 through the Believe Project is Monica Glavey of Wauconda, who wants to help the Johnson family, which is fraught with medical problems. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Family, former students remember Dist. 15 trustee Richard Bokor

Richard Bokor, a longtime Fremd High School teacher and District 15 school board trustee, died Sunday morning of complications from colon cancer, according to his family. Peggy Babcock, the Dist. 15 board president and Bokor’s friend, was overcome with emotion when speaking about what kind of person Bokor was. “His life was education,” Babcock said. […]

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Gingerbread house a family tradition for Wheaton chef

Some people who created gingerbread houses for the holidays probably bought easy-to-assemble kits and pulled the whole thing together in a couple hours. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Believe Project: $100 to add joy for family with health issues, little money

The Daily winner of $ 100 through the Believe Project is Mel Fox of Lake Zurich, a teacher who has a student whose family could use a little cheer this Christmas. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Fire leaves Barrington-area family homeless, kills dog

An early-morning house fire Wednesday near Barrington left a family of four homeless and killed their pet dog, authorities said. Investigators believe the blaze at 115 S. Deerpath Road was started by embers left over from a fire in a first-floor fireplace Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Woman shot at downtown Nordstrom dies, family says

A man fatally shot himself after shooting a woman in a domestic-related incident Friday night at Nordstrom in the River North neighborhood, officials said. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Woman shot at downtown Nordstrom was ‘tormented’ by shooter, family says

A man fatally shot himself after shooting a woman in a domestic-related incident Friday night at Nordstrom in the River North neighborhood, officials said. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Family Offers $10000 Reward To Find Missing Chicago Man

Family Offers 000 Reward To Find Missing Chicago Man (CBS) – A desperate search continues for a Chicago man, and now there is a $ 10,000 reward. His name is John Cunningham, and he was last seen near a forest preserve in southwest suburban Palos Park. He was Christina and John Cunningham Sr.'s only … Full […]

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Irish tenor’s concert Monday to benefit Arlington Hts. family

An Arlington Heights family will get a little help from the community and world famous Irish tenor Anthony Kearns, who will perform for their benefit at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre. “His heart is as big as his voice, and his voice is incredible,” Vicki Beuligmann said. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Family questions response to Elgin man who died

The family of a 39-year-old Elgin man who died Friday night is raising concerns about how emergency responders handled his care when a call for medical help came in. Ramon Vargas, 39, died Friday evening, authorities said. Elgin police Cmdr. Glenn Theriault said Vargas appears to have died of natural causes. Vargas’ family members said […]

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Jonathan Lear named Roman Family Director of Neubauer Collegium

Philosopher Jonathan Lear has been appointed the Roman Family Director of the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, Provost Eric D. Isaacs announced. Lear, the John U. Nef Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, Philosophy and the College, has written on a broad range of topics that include the works of Aristotle […]

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Law scholar Lessig to examine institutional corruption in inaugural Berlin Family Lectures

For many, the term “institutional corruption” evokes memories of American scandals ranging from Watergate to the downfall of Bernie Madoff. But Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig expects to complicate that perception when delivering the 2014-2015 Randy L. and Melvin R. Berlin Family Lectures, a five-week series that begins Oct. 16 in Mandel Hall. In the last […]

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Family Fest lives up to its name in Wood Dale

If you’re going to call your event the Festravaganza Family Fest, it better feature all sorts of things to entertain kids of all ages. Which is exactly what the organizers at Wood Dale Park District came up with Saturday during their annual celebration in Community Park. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Hartstein remembered for dedication to family, education

Family members and more than 100 mourners remembered Ray Hartstein as a loving father and never-ending proponent of education during funeral services Tuesday for the 96-year-old founder of Oakton Community College. “He has done so much to inspire others, but to me, he was the man I was proud to call ‘Dad,’” said son Elliott […]

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