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Young IL readers choose favorite books

The Illinois School Library Media Association announced its book awards on March 22. The awards are intended to represent “favorite” books for students in K-12 schools in Illinois.




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How the brain helps you find your lost keys

Looking for lost keys triggers a sequence of events in several areas of your brain. Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies explain part of that neural activity.







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Snowstorm from Illinois aims for the northeast

It’s a snow day for many schools in Illinois, as many parts of the state got 8-10 inches of snow. The storm is heading east and looks to touch many parts of Maryland before it’s done.