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  • Free hands-on space museum in Marin County strip mall

    Free hands-on space museum in Marin County strip mall
    Most museums discourage the tactile. They encase their treasures in hermetically sealed Lucite, post all-caps "Do Not Touch" signs, have blue-blazered guards hovering nearby, lest these valuable artifacts be sullied by contact with the unwashed masses....
  • Aereo decision a win for Tribune Co., but no loss for Chicago

    Aereo decision a win for Tribune Co., but no loss for Chicago
    The U.S. Supreme Court handed television broadcasters – including Tribune Co., a plaintiff in the lawsuit – a major victory Wednesday in ruling that online service Aereo Inc. violated copyright laws by using antenna farms to rebroadcast...
  • Russia: Tour explores space program, from Star City to launch pad

    Russia: Tour explores space program, from Star City to launch pad
    Star City was once the secret site in Moscow where Russian cosmonauts trained for trips to outer space. Now a nine-day tour takes you there, offering an insider's look at the history of the space program and even some zero-gravity cosmonaut training....
  • NASA Langley shows off space-age technology

    NASA Langley shows off space-age technology
    Eight-year-old Ava Paul of Charlottesville was trying to land a spaceship safely on a planet, presumably this one. She studied the iPad on the tabletop, tapping it here and there, as the animated spacecraft dropped out of orbit and deployed an...
  • Candidate hopefuls set to Hob Nob at event

    Leadership Lake County is sponsoring its bi-annual Political Hob Nob during which voters can mingle with candidates and take part in a straw poll on Aug. 14. The event is set for 5 to 8:30 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at Lake-Sumter State College's Leesburg...
  • Schools, water, jobs are key issues in state House District 28 race

    Schools, water, jobs are key issues in state House District 28 race
    Republican voters in east Seminole County will choose between two conservatives running for the state House who basically agree on the major issues backed by the party. They both promise more local control of education, better protection of the region's...
  • Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders

    Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders
    On Monday, Tribune Publishing spins off from Tribune Co. and starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company. Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, which is also when its board of directors...
  • Fred Ordway dies at 87; scientist worked on '2001: A Space Odyssey'

    Fred Ordway dies at 87; scientist worked on '2001: A Space Odyssey'
    The pulp science-fiction magazine was left by a maid in his family's posh upper eastside apartment. Fred Ordway picked it up, and knew from that moment what he would grow up to be. Ordway, 87, who died July 1 in Huntsville, Ala., devoured science-...
  • Lehigh Valley's Big Monster Entertainment is producing new TV show 'Saving Heroes'

    An ordinary looking building on Commerce Way in Hanover Township, Northampton County, boasts a little but growing piece of Hollywood. It's the local office of Big Monster Entertainment, a full-service production company. It's a bustling operation...
  • Satellite phones proving vital in wilderness

    When fierce winds toppled trees onto two campers huddled in their tent in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness last week, breaking bones, members of their group used a satellite phone to call for help. Though the transmission was garbled, rescuers...
  • Harris Corp. profit meets Wall Street forecast

    Harris Corp. profit meets Wall Street forecast
    Lifted by a series of high-tech deals — from satellite technology to classified military systems — Harris Corp. posted a higher quarterly profit and level revenue on Tuesday, meeting the consensus Wall Street forecast for its fourth quarter....