SPRINGFIELD — The old motto "If it's not broken, don't fix it" has apparently morphed at the state capital into "If it's broken, destroy it" -- at least when it comes to the workers compensation system.
When the most powerful earthquake in 200 years hit Haiti in January 2010, Associated Press correspondent Jonathan Katz ran outside his collapsing house and begged anyone he saw -- in English, Creole, Spanish and French -- for a cell phone to report the news. Now Katz has been named the recipient of the 2010 Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism.
Designers, editors and managers from companies including GE Healthcare, Herman Miller and Fast Company magazine will gather to discuss new innovations in health care and design Thursday, April 14, at Northwestern University.
Patrick Hughes, president of Evanston-based Inclusion Solutions, was honored this week by the Points of Light Institute at an event held at the Kennedy Center in Washington that's to be broadcast on NBC television at 8 p.m. next Monday.