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<p>Baseball fans wait to enter Wrigley Field for the 100th anniversary of the first baseball game at the park, before a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Chicago. | AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast</p>

Wrigley Field at 100: More than just a ballpark

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What you need to know about chronic venous insufficiency

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is a common cause for varicose veins that affects more than 40 million Americans. It occurs when the vein walls ...

Lake Forest voted 5-1 on April 21 to approve switching to off-site 911 emergency dispatching in Glenview by Sept. 1. | File

Lake Forest votes 5-1 to join consolidated dispatch

Lake Forest voted 5-1 Monday night to approve switching to off-site 911 emergency dispatching by Sept. 1, maybe earlier. First Ward Ald. Catherine Waldeck cast the only “no”...

Only Child Brewing Company beers are available in 22-ounce bottles, also called "bombers." | Jackie Pilossoph/For Sun-Times Media

Would you drink a beer called 'Eat your Damn Vegetables?'

Ben Rossi and his wife Amanda opened Only Child Brewing Company, their Northbrook craft brewery, six months ago.

Interior view of the Compassionate Care Foundation marijuana grow facility, Monday July 22, 2013,  in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, where seedling plants were recently transplanted. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Michael Ein) ORG XMIT: NJATL101

5 things you should know about marijuana in Illinois

Read some recent stories about medical marijuana in Illinois.

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Man facing felony in Des Plaines being investigated in 7 other suburbs

A Chicago man who is being investigated for theft in seven suburbs is facing an unrelated felony charge after he allegedly pickpocketed a woman Tuesday in northwest suburban Des...

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What is the value of a college education?

While the value of a college education is often discussed in monetary terms, there is much more to gain in college than earning power in one...

<p>Youth boxing in Lake County. | Mark Ukena/for Sun-Times Media</p>

Top photos of the week: All about sports

We'll be featuring some of the best photos from the area each week. This week, check out the top pictures featuring area athletes.

<p>Woman gets a mumps, measles, and rubella immunization. &nbsp;| &nbsp;AP Photo/Telegraph Herlad, Jeremy Portje</p>

Mumps cases on the rise in Illinois

There have been 65 cases of mumps reported across the state so far this year.

Echinacea, left, fish oil, center, and glucosamine pills are shown in San Francisco, Thursday, July 30, 2009. Americans spend more than a 10th of their out-of-pocket health care dollars on alternative medicine, according to the first national estimate of such spending in more than a decade. Altogether, consumers spent an estimated $34 billion on those and other alternative remedies in 2007, the report found. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Illinois House OKs bill to speed up medical prescriptions review

A big majority of Illinois House representatives passed a law to decrease the time patients must wait while health insurance companies review their prescriptions.

Michelle Mussman, left, (D-Schaumburg) talks with Barbara Currie, center, (D-Chicago) and Laura Fine (D-Glenview) on the floor of the Illinois State Capitol Building in Springfield, Thursday, May 16, 2013. | Rob Hart~Sun-Times Media

Senate set to review Fine’s bill on cyber bullying

The Illinois House of Representatives has passed legislation to help protect children from cyber bullying.

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