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Northwestern Memorial Hospital docked by Medicare
Dec. 19, 2014
Medicare is punishing Northwestern and 720 other hospitals with high rates of infections and other medical errors.
With Sony hack, nation-state attacks go from quiet to overt
Dec. 18, 2014
U.S. intelligence officials say North Korea was centrally involved with attacks against Sony.
Cook County to join cameras-in-court program
Dec. 16, 2014
The Illinois Supreme Court has allowed the use of cameras and audio recording devices in Cook County courts on an experimental basis starting next month.
Despite need, Chicago suburb wary of housing for homeless
Dec. 11, 2014
Chicago’s suburbs are home to thousands of homeless people. Lake County will have two permanent residences with a single room occupancy building opening in Lake Zurich, but not everyone is rolling out the welcome wagon.
CPS students take on 'Hour of Code'
Dec. 9, 2014
Students at Wells Community Academy in West Town took a crack at computer coding this morning as part of a global event, called the Hour of Code, now in its second year.
Field museum lifts lid on Egyptian mummy
Dec. 8, 2014
Scientists lifted the lid on the 2,500-year-old mummified remains of a 14-year-old Egyptian boy for the first time.
As Keystone XL stalls, other pipelines move quietly forward
Dec. 1, 2014
You’ve probably heard of the Keystone XL, a controversial pipeline. It's on hold. But plans for a similar pipeline are quietly moving ahead in Illinois.
West Africa travelers monitored by Chicago health officials
Oct. 31, 2014
Local health department sends out workers to check on traveler nine days after his arrival in Chicago from Liberia.
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