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Illinois sparking a refugee health care revolution

Illinois sparking a refugee health care revolution

A movement spreading across Illinois is creating a health care revolution for refugees from countries including Burma, Bhutan and Iraq.

December 07, 2012 9:00 am
Restaurateur, teacher create book

Restaurateur, teacher create book

Eileen Gold Kushner, who overcame a learning disability to own three Chicago-area McDonald's franchises, speaks at one of her restaurants about growing up with disabilities. Gold collaborated with Kathy Young, a former special education teacher from Cary, Ill. for the book "Smart on the Insi…

October 13, 2012 12:00 am
Restaurateur, teacher create book

Restaurateur, teacher create book

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. | When Eileen Gold Kushner began working at a McDonald's 37 years ago, she was told she would never progress past making french fries and milkshakes. She always had trouble processing what she was learning, but never knew why until she was an adult.

October 13, 2012 12:00 am

Family wants C.P. to pay for child's private education

HAMMOND | Parents of a hearing-impaired fifth-grader with a learning disability are suing Crown Point Community School Corp., claiming it failed to provide the child with an adequate educational program.

February 22, 2011 12:00 am
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