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Rod Blagojevich

Rod R. Blagojevich, 40th governor of Illinois, was born Milorad Blagojevic on December 10, 1956. Born and raised in Chicago, he graduated from Northwestern University and received a law degree from Pepperdine University. After serving in both the Illinois House of Representatives and Illinois Senate, Blagojevich was elected governor in 2002. In December 2008, he was arrested on federal corruption ... Read More »


Prematurity is when a baby is born before 37 weeks gestation; 37-42 weeks is considered full term. While huge strides have been made in caring for preterm infants, prematurity can lead to a host of short and long-term health, developmental or behavioral problems. Some of these include cerebral palsy, chronic lung disease, blindness and hearing loss. Premature babies are treated ... Read More »

Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears professional football franchise was a charter member of the National Football League. Starting life as the Decator (IL) Staley’s in 1920, founder George Halas relocated the team to Chicago in 1921 and renamed it the Chicago Bear’s the following year. The Bears, who play at Soldier Field on Chicago’s famed lakefront, have won nine National Championships and ... Read More »