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The daughter of a World War II veteran who died 47 years ago has finally received her father’s Purple Heart.
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The rate of positive test results for workplace drug testing is on the rise, both in Illinois and nationally. But drill down a bit and you’ll notice regional differences in which drugs are more likely to show up.
Dorothy, of Spring Hill, Fla., has a 15-year-old son with spina bifida and developmental delays, and her 13-year-old daughter is, she says, "mildly autistic." Neither was happy at public school. "My son was in a lockdown classroom with gang members. It was a bad situation. I was afraid he was going to get hurt," Dorothy says. "My daughter was getting bullied because she spoke out of turn or would get upset easily. Twenty kids in a classroom was a lot for her." Today, Dorothy is homeschooling...