Curbs on youngest drivers may have bad side effect

CHICAGO (AP) — Strong driver's license laws have led to fewer fatal crashes among 16-year-olds but with a disturbing side effect — more fatal accidents among 18-year-olds, a nationwide study found.

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  • Written by by Marian Wright Edelman
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Wade’s World Foundation Weekend

Like most well-known athletes, giving back is crucial, but only NBA superstar Dwyane Wade puts a twist to the old tradition.

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Museum offers passes to CPS students for 1st day

CHICAGO (AP) — The Museum of Science and Industry is once again offering free passes to Chicago Public Schools students who attend the first day of classes.

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Local freshman is an award-winning youth volunteer

Glennita Williams is starting high school this school year as a nationally recognized leader, a distinction bestowed upon her for her big heart and generous spirit.

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