With about two weeks left to the deadline, the latest enrollment numbers show that 113,733 people from Illinois have selected a health insurance plan created by President Barack Obama’s health plan. Nationally, more than 4.2 million Americans had selected a plan from Oct. 1 to March 1, the U.S. Department of Health and Human
The Bears bolstered their defensive line by signing defensive end Lamarr Houston to a five-year, $35 million deal when free agency opened on Tuesday. According to a source, Houston’s deal includes $14.9 million in guarantees. It includes a $4.95 million signing bonus and a $3 million roster bonus for 2014. There also is $250,000 (yearly
Extra cuddle time is what counts for Nia Long. And she’s not talking about her partner Ime Udoka, an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs. “We have a two-year-old boy,” she says of toddler Kez. “He’s deliciously yummy. Last night, I flew in from Toronto and didn’t obey the cardinal rule of ‘never wake
Dr. Frank Jobe, who pioneered the surgery that revived the career of Tommy John and numerous other pitchers over the last 40 years, was honored by the Baseball Hall of Fame last July. It was a well-deserved, long-overdue honor for an orthopedic surgeon whose contributions to baseball eclipsed even some players actually inducted into the
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The White Sox bullpen should get a little deeper soon. Right-hander Daniel Webb returned to camp after a one-week absence due to a death in his family, and right-hander Ronald Belisario, who has been in Venezuela because of visa problems, is making his way to camp. Webb was considered to be in
Show season nears the end with a varied trio this weekend; usually the snow is long melted before the final shows–not this year.
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Like almost every other Blackhawk, Andrew Shaw needs to step it up. By his own admission, the gritty, gutty forward has been neither gritty nor gutty in recent games and is hoping a promotion to the No. 1 line with Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad snaps him out of it. ‘‘I’ve been pretty slow lately,
Oscar Mayer has introduced P3, a snack pack similar to a Lunchable, for adults. It’s filled with protein — good, right? Not so fast.
The Obama administration has announced a two-year-extension for consumers whose plans would otherwise be canceled because they fall short of coverage requirements under the Affordable Care Act. Other regulations were also announced Wednesday. The Associated Press has a good synopsis here.