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Study: Exposure To Morning Sunlight Can Help You Lose WeightResearchers found that 20-30 minutes of morning light can improve your Body Mass Index.
Backers of College Athlete Unions Laud Ruling Backers of an effort to unionize Northwestern University football players are praising a federal agency's landmark ruling.
Study: Homosexuality Not Entirely Determined By GenesA study conducted by researchers at Northwestern University suggests that genetics only partially play a role in whether or not a person is a homosexual.
Illinois Bill Would Outlaw Mandatory Life Sentences For Teens“The Supreme Court has made clear that children are not the same as adults (and) that these differences must be considered when holding them accountable.”
FBI Hopes Reward Cracks Illinois Student's Unsolved 1992 SlayingAfter her car breaks down along an Illinois freeway, Tammy Zywicki was snatched up, sexually attacked and repeatedly stabbed.
Illinois Universities Get $2.8M for Nuclear StudyThe money will help train future leaders in the nuclear industry.
Who's Tracking Tax Breaks? The Pew Center on the States found that no state regularly takes a hard look at the effectiveness of all of its tax breaks.
One Missourian, Two Illinoisans Among Rhodes ScholarsKelsey Murrell, of Kearney, Mo., heard Saturday night that she's among the 32 American students chosen as Rhodes Scholars to attend Oxford University next fall.
Study: Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Illinois Taxpayers $214MGroups predict the cost of wrongful convictions will rise because 16 civil lawsuits filed by exonerated individuals still need to be settled or go to trial.
Northwestern to Give Honorary Degree to Colbert It's the truthiness.
Illinois Lawmakers, Health Advocates Aim To Ban Trans Fat"It's pretty much like pouring grease down your kitchen drain and it clogs. Trans fats literally are poisonous to the system.''
Renowned NU Journalism Professor Pulled From ClassDavid Protess says he was notified Monday that he wouldn't be teaching the investigative journalism course for the upcoming quarter.
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