AM News: Just Get To Work, Will You?

image from webmedia.newseum.orgMarist student remembered at prayer service:  The 17-year-old student died early Friday after collapsing while playing basketball during a senior overnight function at the Southwest Side school... High school student's anti-texting and driving film hits home:  The 18-year-old senior at Stagg High School in Palos Hills was the driving force behind "LOL -- Lost Our Lives," which focuses on the dangers of texting and driving... St. Sabina rallies around Rev. Pfleger:  Pfleger was still the center of attention at St. Sabina Church on Sunday morning. Coyly peeking through an open door behind the altar from a semi-hidden spot where he could be seen by TV and ...Re-enrolled dropouts' movies featured at Chicago youth film festival WQAD: The festival will feature 24 films by 500 students at 11 Chicago alternative high schools. The ceremony will be at the Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies...  "Logandale Needed More Parent Involvement" Progress Illinois:  The outcry to stop Chicago Public Schools from combining Avondale Elementary and Logandale Middle School showed unity in the community, but it may have been a case of too little, too late... Trans fat ban mulled in Illinois msnbc:  Chicago Public Schools cut trans fat in 2007. Vendors made the change within existing contracts so "there was no additional cost to the district," said school district spokesman Frank Shuftan... Mather defender was 20 when he played in playoff game Tribune:  During the team's season, Yoaresh was 20 years old. 

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