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Cooke elected SIGS director for ALISE

Assistant Professor and MS/LIS Program Director Nicole A. Cooke has been elected director for Special Interest Groups (SIGs) for the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE). As director, Cooke will serve on the ALISE executive board and act as the liaison to all of the spec

ILLINOIS.EDU - 2017-11-17 16:23:19

UI Police Chief Christensen To Retire

The University of Illinois Police Chief is retiring at the end of the year, after more than three decades of serving the Urbana campus. Chief Jeff Christensen will retire December 31st. Christensen joined the campus police force as a student volunteer in 1983. He worked through the ranks and became

ILLINOIS.EDU - 2017-11-17 21:13:00

University of Illinois alums make Forbes 2018 30 Under 30 list

Four University of Illinois alumni have made the Forbes 2018 30 Under 30 list. Ritu Raman, Vinay Hiremath, Jordan Buckner and Matt Meyer are among the 600 young notables who represent 20 different industries on the annual list, now in its seventh year. Here is some background to the Illinois alums

ILLINOIS.EDU - 2017-11-17 19:44:47

Twice-convicted burglar faces same charge in Urbana break-in

URBANA - A 19-year-old Champaign man on parole for residential burglary has been charged with the same offense for allegedly stealing from an Urbana apartment last week. Urbana police on Wednesday arrested Andre Runge, who listed an address in the 700 block of West Harvard Street, in connection with

NEWS-GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 15:00:00

How 3 Women Want To Make Illinois' Political Future Female

Bridget Gainer said if women want to change politics, then they'd better start bringing in the money. The Democratic Cook County commissioner recently created a new political action committee, Cause the Effect Chicago PAC, to encourage women to do just that: raise and give out money on behalf of Dem

ILLINOIS.EDU - 2017-11-17 13:13:00

Clean Energy; Vincent Chin 35th Anniversary; Local Holiday Gift Ideas; Turtles In Illinois

On The 21st: A look at clean-energy companies operating in Illinois. Plus, we revisit the killing of Vincent Chin 35 years later. Also: locally sourced holiday gift ideas and breaking Illinois turtle news. On The 21st: A look at clean-energy companies operating in Illinois. Plus, we revisit the kil

ILLINOIS.EDU - 2017-11-16 21:00:00

Regulator OKs sale of Presence's Urbana, Danville hospitals

SPRINGFIELD - A planned sale of Presence Covenant and Presence United Samaritans medical centers to Peoria-based OSF HealthCare has passed a state regulatory hurdle. Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board Chairwoman Kathryn Olson notified OSF in a letter that the board had approved the

NEWS-GAZETTE - 2017-11-16 04:22:00

Target date pushed back for Urbana administrator pick

Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin said the target date for hiring a new city administrator has changed from the end of this year to early next year. Marlin made the comments Wednesday on the WDWS Morning Show. She previously said she was hoping to have someone in place by the end of this year. The city has


Dunkin' Donuts worker struck, killed by van in drive-thru

A Dunkin' Donuts worker died after he was struck by a van in the Paterson shop's drive-thru Thursday night, police and the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said. Jose Furtado, 65, was hit at the Dunkin' Donuts at Rout 20 and East 33rd Street around 7 p.m as he was sweeping up leaves. He was rushed

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 04:35:10

Paterson Dunkin Donuts Owner Struck and Killed by Vehicle

PATERSON, NJ - The owner of the Dunkin Donuts on Route 20 was struck and killed by a vehicle on the premises on Thursday. According to reports, Jose Furtado, 65, of Haledon, was struck by a van driven by a 59 year-old Paterson man at approximately 7:02 p.m. Neither the driver of the van, nor a 15-ye

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-17 06:33:00

Haledon man struck by van and killed at Dunkin Donuts in Paterson

Phil Murphy talks to the League of Municipalities, Menendez jurors begin 8th full day of deliberation and Olivia Newton-John plays Bergen PAC - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey on Thursday." John C. Ensslin PATERSON - A 65-year old Haledon man was pronounced dead after being struck by a van a

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 05:37:25

New Jersey Dunkin' Donuts Employee Hit, Killed by Van While Working: Officials

A Dunkin' Donuts worker in New Jersey was killed while on the job after he was hit by a van in the drive-thru, police say. The worker, who neighbors say is 65-year-old Jose Furtado, was cleaning outside the Paterson store Thursday evening when he was hit by the cargo van. The driver of the van staye

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-17 05:47:46

Dunkin' Donuts Owner Struck, Killed In His Own NJ Drive-Thru

A New Jersey Dunkin' Donuts owner was struck and killed Thursday in his own drive-thru, according to authorities. Jose Furtado, 65, of Haledon suffered serious injuries in the collision and was taken to St. Joseph's Medical Center in Paterson where he was pronounced dead at 7:46 p.m., according to t

PATCH - 2017-11-17 12:54:17

Are North Jersey schools prepared for 'active shooter' situations?

Turning off the lights and hiding under a desk may not be the best approach for handling school shooters, authorities say. School districts and police departments across the country are now telling kids to take a more active approach and fight back. Gene Myers/NorthJersey Denville and Montville sch

DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-17 23:16:39

Ulster town official to review proposed, 20-megawatt electric facility

TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. >> The Town Board will lead environmental review of a proposed, 20-megawatt electric generating station to be built off Frank Sottile Boulevard by Minnesota-based Lincoln Park DG LLC. Peter Rood, chief development officer for project sponsor Glide Path, on Thursday said the sta

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-11-17 05:00:00

Synthetic marijuana's prevalence grows in North Jersey, experts say

PATERSON - The non-fatal overdoses of five teenagers who apparently smoked synthetic marijuana on Main Street on Thursday morning is the latest sign that the drug is becoming increasing popular in New Jersey's urban areas, experts said. Newark had more than 70 people overdose on the drug, also known

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 17:57:45

Big bucks continue to fall in Burnett County

BURNETT COUNTY - It's been big year for big bucks during the archery season in Burnett County. Most readers of the Inter-County Leader are well aware of the giant buck that Webster science teacher Greg Widiker killed on the second day of the early archery season. The double-drop tined buck has poten


Calendar - Burnett and Polk counties

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Minnesota's Christmas tree cut near Willow River

Minnesota's official Christmas tree was cut down Friday in the General C.C. Andrews State Forest near Willow River. The 30-foot-tall white spruce will be set up at the governor's residence in St. Paul on Monday, and lit on Nov. 27, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported. "DNR staff

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 00:13:54

Opportunities remain for catch and release musky record

While Wisconsin's first catch and release record has been established for musky, there is plenty of time left in 2017 for anglers to better that mark and enjoy some of the best fishing for the famed fighter and Wisconsin's official state fish. The Northern Zone musky season runs through November 30