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Experts: MERS Virus Still Poses Low Risk To General Public

An Illinois man has the first known case of human-to-human spread of the MERS virus to someone who had come from the Middle East. And while the disease was apparently transmitted casually, it may not be as scary as it sounds.

05/19/2014

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

Former New York Bishop, TV Star Fulton J. Sheen Getting Closer To Sainthood

Sixty years ago, New York Bishop Fulton J. Sheen was one of the biggest stars on television. Now, he is one step closer to sainthood as a medical miracle was attributed to him.

03/07/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses media speaks at a news conference in Sayreville on July 8, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Christie Expected To Fight Ruling Allowing For Same-Sex Marriage In N.J.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signaled that he will fight a ruling that ordered the State of New Jersey to begin granting same-sex marriage licenses.

09/28/2013

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s Big Ten Offseason Notebook

On any given night, any team in the Big Ten has a chance to beat its opponent. You can’t say that about most leagues in college basketball.

07/29/2013

Illinois head coach John Groce (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Transfers Allowing Illinois To Keep Pace In Big Ten

For some programs, transfers are devastating. For others, it’s a valuable way to build and maintain a competitive foundation in some of the best conferences in the country.

06/04/2013

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Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Kane’s Decision & More

DeAndre Kane’s decision to commit to Iowa State on Thursday night immediately makes the Cyclones a top-four team in the Big 12 next season along with Kansas, Oklahoma State, and Baylor.

05/31/2013

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Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your Home

Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.

02/06/2013

Photo Credit: Lincoln Park Zoo Lights Festival/Todd Rosenberg Photography 2011

Best Places For Outdoor Winter Activities In Chicago

Once you’ve pushed yourself to brave the lower temperatures, you’ll find that Chicago does have some fun winter activities to offer.

01/18/2013

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Rothstein Files: 5 Questions Heading Into Wednesday Night In College Hoops

A road game at Saint Joseph’s is an arduous way to begin play in a new conference, but the Bulldogs will be far from intimidated.

01/09/2013

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

Cuonzo Martin has built a culture of toughness and discipline in the short time he’s been in Knoxville and it’s yet to be determined if Josh Pastner’s team can respond well in what’s sure to be a hostile environment.

01/04/2013

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Tips To Keep Your Appliances Running

Learn how to keep your large home appliances working through basic maintenance.

01/02/2013

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

Jim Boeheim earned his 900th win earlier in the week and it says here that 901 won’t be far behind.

12/21/2012

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Important Questions To Ask Before Signing A Lease

If you’re looking for a place to rent, keep this list of questions handy.

12/19/2012

Shooting At Elementary School In Newtown, Connecticut

Aunt: Newtown School Gunman Would Have Gotten Mental Help If He Needed It

Relatives of Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre gunman Adam Lanza said on Saturday described the gunman as a fan of computer and dice games who would have received help for mental health issues if he had needed it.

12/15/2012

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Basketball

Iowa State at Iowa: An intense in-state rivalry should provide a thrilling atmosphere in early December.

12/07/2012

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