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Is basketball a canary in the coal mine for Indiana's public schools?
Mar. 28, 2014
As Bowman Academy tries to repeat as state champion this weekend, Gary’s public schools fall farther behind.
NLRB rules Northwestern athletes can unionize
Mar. 26, 2014
In a stunning ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes.
Mar. 20, 2014
March Madness isn’t just about college basketball anymore. Brackets are the rage in all parts of popular culture.
Northwestern University makes case against athletes' union effort
Feb. 19, 2014
Northwestern University has started its presentation before a federal agency that will decide whether to grant a request by the school's football team to unionize.
Chinese government to pay to stop pollution
Feb. 17, 2014
The Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences reports that Beijing is “"barely suitable" for living because of pollution. Judith Shapiro, author of 'China's Environmental Challenges', discusses the Chinese government's battle with toxic air.
Northwestern's union campaign: The 'beginning of the end'
Feb. 12, 2014
A National Labor Relations Board hearing in Chicago today considered whether college football players qualify as employees.
From Indiana's icy roads to Sochi's ski slopes
Feb. 7, 2014
Local photographer Guy Rhodes takes his camera and a bit of East Chicago moxie to the Olympics.
Oak Park student to compete in Olympics
Jan. 30, 2014
Emery Lehman, 17, is the youngest member of the U.S. speed skating team, and is a senior at Oak Park River Forest High School. He is the school’s twelfth Olympian.
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