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Health & Wellness

How to Achieve Your Athletic Dreams

Posted September 24, 2012 by Michael Cadenhead

Have you ever wondered, after hearing that an old friend is suddenly running marathons or climbing mountains, “Could I do that?” The answer, more often than not, is yes. But achieving an athletic dream in your 50s or beyond requires planning, preparation and patience. Chicago-area running coach Brendan Cournane, 58, is in the midst of […]

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Education

Check Out the PBS Kids Photo Factory App

Posted September 20, 2012 by Michael Cadenhead

Put your child in a photo with a favorite PBS KIDS character in three simple steps. Easy and safe for kids to use, too! Features leading characters from series that air on PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS GO!, including Arthur, Caillou, Clifford, Curious George, Dinosaur Train, Fetch!, Sesame Street, Sid the Science Kid, Super Why!, […]

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Education

Chicago Teachers Union Votes to End Strike

Posted September 19, 2012 by Michael Cadenhead

Chicago Teachers Union leaders voted Tuesday to end a strike that has closed classrooms for more than a week in the nation’s third-largest school district. Union President Karen Lewis led the walkout on Sept. 10, a result of a dispute between teachers and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who demanded widespread reform including tying teacher pay […]

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Politics

New Wave of Polls Gives Obama the Advantage

Posted September 19, 2012 by Michael Cadenhead

Whether you take the national view or go state-by-state, the polls all seem to show the same thing: President Obama has the advantage over Mitt Romney 48 days from Election Day. The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Tuesday showed the president leading nationally among likely voters, 50 percent to 45 percent. It’s the first time […]

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Business & Money

Is Facebook Changing Our Identity?

Posted September 19, 2012 by Michael Cadenhead

Good old Facebook. With 955,000,000 worldwide users, it seems like just about everyone makes use of the social media giant to connect with friends, share photos, and update everyone they’ve ever met since grade school about their dinner plans. But what you may not realize is that Facebook’s new timeline layout is enhancing the ability […]

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