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Source: The Daily Herald

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2012-06-23 09:21:14 -0700 | sports-news

Status report for Fittest Loser contestants In order of place Michael White, 25, of West Dundee Starting weight: 320 Current weight: 247 Weight lost this week: 6 pounds Total weight loss: 73 pounds, 22.8 percent Matt Kramer, 47, of Elk...
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Source: MarketWatch

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2012-06-19 14:31:01 -0700 | business-news

Saying that it "fell short" of customer expectations, Starbucks said Thursday that it will phase out the use of cochineal extract, which is made from ground up insects, to color some of its beverage and food products. A posting on...
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Source: Belleville News-Democrat

Belleville :: IL :: USA | updated 2012-06-16 23:12:40 -0700 | sports-news

The former owner of a suburban Chicago day care center where a baby boy was killed in 2009 has died, a day before she was scheduled to go on trial on obstruction of justice charges. A defense attorney confirms 67-year-old...
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Source: Kevin M.D. Medical Blog

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2012-06-03 15:54:09 -0700 | sports-news

Dr. Emanuel, a brother of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a chief apologist for the Affordable Care Act, is the lead author of a startling opinion column in the March 21 Journal of the American Medical Association.  He argues that...
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Source: Daily Southtown

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2012-06-03 05:47:00 -0700 | sports-news

Staff Reporter ldonovan@suntimes.com April 2, 2012 12:38PM Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle...Chapman~Sun-Times Article Extras Updated: April 2, 2012 5:06PM Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced a worksite wellness program Monday in hopes of steering county...
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Source: Belleville News-Democrat

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2012-04-11 17:22:10 -0700 | political-news

Mary Lou Rothman has her doctor's email and cellphone number, with permission to call day or night. When she recently came down with a stomachache, she called the office and got an appointment within three hours. When the stomachache turned...
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Source: The Daily Herald

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2012-04-11 02:17:04 -0700 | business-news

Sen. Mark Kirk Friday was transferred from Northwestern Memorial Hospital to the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, where he'll start a rehabilitation program. RIC's team of experts will spend the next few days assessing Senator Kirk's condition and developing a comprehensive,...
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Source: Belleville News-Democrat

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2012-04-04 20:26:19 -0700 | technology-news

Given the state's financial predicament, lawmakers will need to consider every possible strategy for cutting the state's Medicaid budget this year, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Director Julie Hamos says. Those strategies include shrinking payments to doctors and...
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Source: Fox

Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2012-03-24 08:31:55 -0700 | technology-news

Sen. Mark Kirk suffered a stroke and underwent surgery on Monday, after which doctors indicated his prognosis is good for recovery though he will need rehabilitation and likely the use of his left arm "will be very difficult."  The 52-year-old...
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Source: Fox News

Deerfield Beach :: FL :: USA | updated 2012-03-13 09:12:07 -0700 | business-news

A union benefits fund filed a class action suit Wednesday, accusing Walgreen Co and generic drug maker Par Pharmaceutical Cos Inc of overcharging for various generic drugs in a bid to boost profits. The complaint, filed by the United Food...
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Source: PR Newswire

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2012-02-27 15:50:07 -0800 | technology-news

announced today that Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. ("ISS") and Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC ("Glass Lewis"), the nation's leading proxy advisory firms, recommend that holders of each of the TDS Common Shares and Special Common Shares vote "FOR" the proposed...
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Source: Reuters

Rotterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2012-02-21 04:03:16 -0800 | political-news

Topics A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011. A U.S. scientific advisory board on Tuesday asked two scientific journals...
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Source: PR Newswire

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2012-01-28 09:20:03 -0800 | technology-news

Over the last year, Philips tracked more than 60 scientific studies, representing more than 1,000 exams at many different institutions, to validate the improvements provided by its suite of imaging solutions released  under the banner Imaging 2.0...Highlights of clinician findings...
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Source: The Daily Herald

New Orleans :: LA :: USA | updated 2012-01-22 12:34:44 -0800 | political-news

Gov. Pat Quinn is a touting a new report that his office says casts doubt on how much extra money gambling expansion would bring in. Quinns staff released a report Monday that says an initial gambling expansion bill passed by...
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