News archive from 10 May 2013

Cowlishaw: Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels is worthy of credit for his offseason moves; 'He knows not to...

Columnist Tim Cowlishaw answered questions in a chat on Thursday. Here are some highlights. Jon Daniels now looks like a genius for the deals he didn't make this off-season. Worthy of credit or was most of that good fortune? Certainly worthy of...

Dallas News, 19:01 in Sport
 

New District 120 board members sworn in, leaders elected

Mundelein Consolidated High School District 120's board welcomed four new faces Tuesday night and chose its president, vice president and secretary for the next two years. Karen Havlik will once again head up the board after being reelected president...

 
Jimmy's Grill owner looks to take over BlackFinn

Jimmy's Grill owner looks to take over BlackFinn

A downtown Naperville bar that has gained notoriety after several violent incidents may be gone before summer. Longtime restaurateur Jim Bergeron is in the process of buying BlackFinn American Saloon and said he plans to rename the bar and turn the...

 

Blessings hand hospital workers spiritual support

The chaplains at the Chicago area Adventist hospitals know the staffs' hands that dispense medication, perform surgeries and mop floors are crucial to carrying out the hospitals' mission. That's why, this month, many of those nurses, surgeons and...

 
Bill helps Michigan schools with too many snow days

Bill helps Michigan schools with too many snow days

LANSING - Students in many school districts across Michigan who rejoiced at the news of repeated snow days now must sweat out an extended stay in the classroom. A bill approved 34-1 Thursday by the state Senate would let schools lengthen their days...

 

Snyder: Returning fugitive to Arkansas not a priority

LANSING - A request to return a 63-year-old fugitive to Arkansas is not a high priority, Gov. Rick Snyder said Thursday, citing the convicted killer's poor health and saying he has caused no trouble in Michigan. “I have heard of the situation but I...

 

Cowlishaw: Jurickson Profar's time with the Texas Rangers is coming and it will be here within a few months

Columnist Tim Cowlishaw answered questions in a chat on Thursday. Here are some highlights. Currently, the Rangers seem relatively stable at every position. Does that mean barring injury we'll have to wait until September to see a call up of someone...

Dallas News, 19:03 in Sport
 

Protect kids from drugs -- by any means necessary

Protecting our kids is a parent's primary responsibility. I've yet to meet an adult who would disagree that parents or other responsible adults are in the first position to protect, provide and care for our youth. So the question becomes, how far do...

 

Front Burner: Should schools drug-test students?

America's war on drugs is being fought on myriad fronts. One of the most controversial battlefields involves the schoolhouse. In 2002, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Pottawatomie County v. Earls, expanded drug testing in public schools. The ruling allowed...

 

Random testing can send students a harmful message

There is no place for drugs in school, and Lake Highland Preparatory, as a private school, has every legal right to subject its students to random drug testing. Although courts have held that random drug testing in public schools violates the Fourth...

 

We asked you: Should schools drug-test all of their students?

We asked you: Should schools drug-test all of their students? YES 57% NO 43% Related Video: Lake Highland Prep to test students for drugs Lake Highland Prep will drug-test students New law aims to free schools from "excessive" regulation...

 

My Word: Gun control depends on the art of the deal

There are three axioms in modern American politics, the first we learn as children: All is fair in love and war. The second is attributed to Otto Von Bismarck and represents a simple description of politics in all its forms: Politics is the art of the...

 

Trinity Prep teen hosting fun run and swim for Special Olympics

Trinity Prep sophomore Jackson Auer has endured grueling swim practices of up to 120 laps before, but even his hardest days can't compare to that of his 12-year-old cousin Victoria. Doctors diagnosed her with periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) when...

 

Mouse blood swap reverses age-related heart failure

In a study that actually swapped blood between young and old mice, researchers say they may have found a growth hormone that turns back the clock on a common kind of heart failure. The question now is whether it can do that in people. About 1% of...

 

Series preview: Cubs at Nationals

All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: First meeting. Nationals 6-1 in 2012. Friday: 6:05 p.m., WGN-Ch. 9. Related Cubs relying more on sabermetrics Cubs' Wood doesn't mind staying under radar Maps 1060 West Addison Street, Chicago, IL 60657, USA

 

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