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APTOPIX NCAA Championship Final Four Maryland Notre Dame Basketball

APTOPIX NCAA Championship Final Four Maryland Notre Dame Basketball

Notre Dame guard Jewell Loyd, right, and Maryland guard Lexie Brown vie for a loose ball during the first half of Sunday's Final Four game.

April 06, 2014 8:05 pm
States Having the Richest Insurance Discounts

States Having the Richest Insurance Discounts

Portrait of young couple calculating their expenses at home

January 28, 2014 11:22 am
Bariatric

Bariatric

January 27, 2014 5:37 pm
Utility company summit focuses on leadership roles of women

Utility company summit focuses on leadership roles of women

Saundra Taylor considers herself a people person and always thought during her 34 years at NIPSCO she knew how to communicate with superiors.

October 23, 2013 3:16 pm
Des Plaines gun shop caters to women

Des Plaines gun shop caters to women

Participants pose for a photo during one of the monthly ladies' nights at Maxon, an indoor gun range and shooter's supply store in Des Plaines. "We had such a flux of women coming in, we had to change our business dynamics," said Maxon co-owner Claudia Levin, who started the ladies night eve…

October 08, 2013 12:00 am
Des Plaines gun shop caters to women

Des Plaines gun shop caters to women

DES PLAINES, Ill. | On a Saturday night in Des Plaines, about 20 women are hanging out, chatting about their families and snacking on a veggie platter and lemonade.

October 08, 2013 12:00 am

Illinois gets money to continue WIC

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois state officials say the Women, Infants and Children program or WIC, will continue despite the partial shutdown of the federal government.

October 05, 2013 12:00 am
Siblings shown in old photo tell their stories

Siblings shown in old photo tell their stories

Original caption: August 4, 1948 - Chicago, Illinois: They're on the auction block. These small children of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Chalifoux of Chicago, Illinois. For long months 40 year old Ray and his wife, Lucille, 24, waged a desperate but losing battle to keep food in the mouth and a roof ove…

June 17, 2013 4:04 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Help provide resources for battered women

GUEST COMMENTARY: Help provide resources for battered women

Susan’s husband once threw her into a wall. Another time he pounded on (and dented) the roof of their car while she locked herself in the vehicle for her safety. On countless other occasions he broke phones, computers and other objects. He emotionally and mentally abused and intimidated her …

April 24, 2013 10:45 pm
Lansing club hosts 'Ladies Afternoon Delight'

Lansing club hosts 'Ladies Afternoon Delight'

LANSING | On Feb. 2, the Lansing Junior Woman's Club will host their second annual "Ladies Afternoon Delight" from noon to 4 p.m. at a new location, the Lansing Knights of Columbus at 178th Street and Lorenz Avenue.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am
Lansing club hosts 'Ladies Afternoon Delight'

Lansing club hosts 'Ladies Afternoon Delight'

Darlene Jahn and Rosalie Putignano prepare appetizers at the Lansing Junior Woman's Club "Ladies Afternoon Delight" fundraiser last year.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am
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January 14, 2013 12:00 am
Avoid your Fiscal Cliff

Avoid your Fiscal Cliff

January 03, 2013 9:49 am

Election is a full-out assault on women's rights

This election is nothing short of a full assault on women.

November 03, 2012 12:00 am
Crete library offers program into women's role in local history

Crete library offers program into women's role in local history

CRETE | On Oct. 3, the Crete Public Library went back in time when Carol Perry portrayed her grandmother, Ida Adams, in “Without Women, Crete Could Be a Ghost Town."

October 25, 2012 12:00 am
Crete library offers program into women's role in local history

Crete library offers program into women's role in local history

Historian Carol Perry, standing, portrayed her grandmother, Ida Adams, in "Without Women, Crete Could Be a Ghost Town" on Oct. 3 at the Crete Public Library. Dressed in vintage attire, Perry took the audience back in time to the 1800's and early 1900's with a convincing portrayal of the life…

October 25, 2012 12:00 am

Habitat for Humanity hosts Women Build kickoff event

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Habitat for Humanity Chicago South Suburbs invites women from throughout the south suburbs to attend the 2013 Women Build kickoff event from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 3 at the Bloom Township Center, 425 S. Halsted St.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am
Women on wheels in central Illinois

Women on wheels in central Illinois

DECATUR, Ill. | If you watch the TV show "Sons of Anarchy" on FX, you see women are never invited to meetings and don't wear the patch. They're relegated to the background at best. Granted, the show is about over-the-top outlaws, but basically, that part is accurate.

September 29, 2012 12:00 am
Women on wheels in central Illinois

Women on wheels in central Illinois

Tracie Cook, left, of Petersburg, Ill., and Tracy Cooley, of Springfield, pose on their motorcycles near Niantic, Ill. The two women are trying to start a local chapter of the national organization Women on Wheels.

September 29, 2012 12:00 am
Women's Tea at Strongbow Inn

Women's Tea at Strongbow Inn

Barb Young, president of the Porter County Community Foundation, speaks Thursday to women gathered at the 12th annual Women's Tea at Strongbow Inn in Valparaiso.

September 20, 2012 3:39 pm
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