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Summer Camp for Kids with ADHD

Summer Camp for Kids with ADHD

Camp STAR, the Chicago area’s only summer camp offering evidence-based therapy for children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and other behavioral, emotional and social difficulties, begins its fourth season in June. The camp, whose name stands for Summer Treatment for ADHD and Related Issues, is a partnership of the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Jewish Council for Youth Services.

Adorable Children Act Out Kanye’s Tweets on Film

Adorable Children Act Out Kanye’s Tweets on Film

Little kids can make anything sound cute, even Kanye West ‘s tweets. Although the hip-hop mogul’s addiction to mass attention through Twitter can get frustrating, revisiting those tweets via a toddler wearing shutter shades is priceless.

Phusion Projects Releases Open Letter to Regulators

Phusion Projects Releases Open Letter to Regulators

    Company offers to work with regulators to create uniform standards for all caffeinated alcoholic beverages CHICAGO , Nov. 12, 2010 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — In an open letter to regulators across the country, Phusion Projects, LLC, the makers of Four Loko, said they welcome the opportunity to work together to create uniform standards for how laws are written, applied and enforced with respect to all liquor and malt-based caffeinated alcoholic beverages (CAB).

Kirk: Voters Don’t Know Why Senate Race Is Key

Kirk: Voters Don’t Know Why Senate Race Is Key

By Benjamin Yount   Illinois Statehouse News SPRINGFIELD  –  Get ready to hear a lot more about Illinois’ race for U.S. Senate.  But know that not everything you hear will come from Mark Kirk and Alexi Giannoulias .

Kirk:  Get Ready To Hear More About Senate Race

Kirk: Get Ready To Hear More About Senate Race

SPRINGFIELD  –  Mark Kirk says he’s not out in front in Illinois’ race for U.S. because people haven’t yet realized just how important it is.

Schiavone beats Pavlyuchenkova at US Open 
    (AP)

Schiavone beats Pavlyuchenkova at US Open (AP)

NEW YORK – French Open champion Francesca Schiavone won in straight sets for the fourth consecutive match, beating 20th-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to advance to the U.S. Open quarterfinals.

Cricket hit by fixing allegations in tabloid sting 
    (AP)

Cricket hit by fixing allegations in tabloid sting (AP)

LONDON – It’s just not cricket. Renowned for sportsmanship, good manners and genteel history, the sport got some unwanted attention worldwide Sunday when a sting operation by a British newspaper ended with police interviewing three players from the Pakistan national team over allegations of match-fixing.

Blagojevich to be Retried in January

Blagojevich to be Retried in January

Prosecutors will move forward with their case against the former Illinois governor at the beginning of next year. Rod Blagojevich is still facing 23 counts and Judge James Zagel says that trial will likely start the first week of January.

Obama pleads to voters: ‘Don’t give in to fear’ 
    (AP)

Obama pleads to voters: ‘Don’t give in to fear’ (AP)

MILWAUKEE – Flying thousands of miles to reap millions of dollars, President Barack Obama is dashing across the country to help his party retain power, essentially offering one familiar argument: Republicans don’t solve problems. “Don’t give in to fear,” Obama said Monday in his latest ominous vision of a country led by the opposition party.

Parents Ill-Prepared to Reduce Kids’ Concussion Risks

Parents Ill-Prepared to Reduce Kids’ Concussion Risks

Despite available information, parents are little aware of concussion risks but support school policies to minimize them; most know other parents who would have young athletes return to play too soon ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 14 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — With growing media attention to concussions among athletes young and old, and recent actions of the National Football League to reduce dangers from multiple concussions among its players, the spotlight is now on what schools are doing to protect their student-athletes. Do parents feel that their kids are safe, and do parents agree with school policies?

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