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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • County preps for the opening of Route 29 [History Matters]

    June 1970 Route 29 almost here "William Jabine of the State Roads Commission said this week that route 29 will be operating as a completed dual lane highway facility by early 1971. "Three sections are currently under construction. The northernmost...
  • It's Good To See History Making Headlines

    You wouldn't ordinarily think there's a connection between the abolition of slavery and the beginnings of powered aviation, but news stories over the past year suggest a parallel. The link has nothing to do with actual occurrences and everything to do...
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Meryl Streep asks Congress to revive ERA

    No actor or actress can match Meryl Streep's 19 Academy Award nominations, and only Katharine Hepburn has bested her three Oscars for acting. So maybe it's conceivable that Streep's letter Tuesday to each member of Congress can somehow revive the Equal...
  • Educator to share story of family's escape from Nazi Germany

    Burbank educator and poet David Meyerhof will tell the story of his family's escape from Nazi Germany to survive the Holocaust during a presentation at a local temple on Sunday. Varian Fry — known as “the American Schindler” for helping...
  • AP Interview: Michael Douglas in Israel for $1 million prize

    When actor Michael Douglas learned that he had been chosen to receive the "Jewish Nobel Prize," he pointed out a small problem: Under strict religious law, the Oscar-winning actor isn't Jewish. Douglas, who only recently has embraced his Jewish roots, is...
  • Tim Hunt's Witch Hunt

    Tim Hunt's Witch Hunt
    Nobel Prizewinning scientist Tim Hunt joked that men and women in the same lab tend to fall in love, and that tends to get in the way of their work. He also said that when female lab workers get criticized, they tend to cry. As a result of this...
  • Nun who took on Mother Teresa's India charity mission dies

    The Indian nun who replaced Mother Teresa as head of the Missionaries of Charity died Tuesday, the organization said. Sister Nirmala Joshi was 81. Her health had been declining in recent days, the charity said. It did not give more details about the...
  • Report: economic growth failing to help world's poorest kids

    Global resolve to rescue impoverished children from lives of squalor, disease and hunger has fallen short, with economic development in many countries still leaving millions of the most vulnerable behind, according to a UNICEF report released Tuesday....
  • Confederate flag should not fly at South Carolina Capitol

    The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors: South Carolina has scheduled another debate over the fate of the Confederate battle flag. This time it can't be allowed to end in an unsatisfying compromise: The flag has no place flying on...
  • Woman's face on U.S. currency shouldn't be a politician's face

    Woman's face on U.S. currency shouldn't be a politician's face
    Whoever the woman is on the next $10 bill, here's who it shouldn't be: A politician. A Cabinet member. A first lady. Put a poet there. A scientist. A musician with a social cause. A social worker. A teacher. A suffragette. An abolitionist. But,...
  • Mount Dora family soars in Scouting with three generations earning Eagle rank

    Mount Dora family soars in Scouting with three generations earning Eagle rank
    MOUNT DORA — Scouting is in the Mosteller family's blood. Jackson Mosteller carried on a family tradition as the third generation in his family to have achieved the top rank in the Boy Scouts of America — Eagle Scout. Jackson accomplished...