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  • H. Thomas Howell

    H. Thomas Howell
    H. Thomas Howell, a trial attorney whose legal arguments helped overturn the mail-fraud conviction of former Gov. Marvin Mandel, died of a heart attack last Sunday at his Lutherville home. He was 77. "Tom was one of the great legal minds of our day,"...
  • Pittsburgh introduces new coach Narduzzi

    The Sports Xchange Pittsburgh introduces new coach Narduzzi Pat Narduzzi was officially introduced as Pittsburgh's new head football coach at a press conference on Friday, two days after multiple media outlets had reported the hiring. Narduzzi, who...
  • Former S.C. Gov. James Edwards dies

    James B. "Jim" Edwards, the affable oral surgeon who swept into history when he became South Carolina's first Republican governor after Reconstruction, died Friday at his Mount Pleasant, S.C., home. He was 87. Edwards led the Medical University of...
  • Nova education conference means $2M in economic impact, tourism official says

    Broward County will host the Nova Southeastern University - Abraham S. Fischler School of Education Annual Conference on Global Leadership, Learning and Research Conference in 2015, a tourism official said. The education conference — scheduled for...
  • Good time for Americans to give back

    Good time for Americans  to give back
    The holiday season is supposed to be a time of giving. We give presents, money and love. We give to show we care, and we give to share our good fortune. But giving isn't what it used to be. Years ago, the richest Americans gave a lot more of their...
  • Meteorologist hits high notes in dual careers

    If there's anything Marina Jurica enjoys as much as chasing a tornado, it's belting out a rousing rendition of "White Christmas." Since arriving in Orlando this year, the WFTV-Channel 9 weekend meteorologist has pursued her dual passions of weather...
  • Michael Wynn, respected college and high school coach, dies at 67

    Michael Wynn, respected college and high school coach, dies at 67
    Michael Wynn, a star football player at Evanston Township High School during the mid-1960s, played defensive end at the University of Nebraska and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1970 NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders. Injuries derailed his dreams...
  • Self-exam and doctor's-exam find similar breast tumors

    Women's self-exams and physical exams by a doctor both detect breast cancer tumors at about the same size, but older women are more likely to have a tumor discovered via doctor's examination, according to a new Swiss study. The authors, led by Fabienne...
  • UC's enrollment guarantee gives students an education to fall back on

    UC's enrollment guarantee gives students an education to fall back on
    Aimee Ruiz was panicked. The four UC campuses she applied to had rejected her. Two private colleges had accepted her but not offered enough financial aid. She considered taking a year off school to work and save money. Then UC Merced emailed to see if...
  • The Crowd: Chapman donors put on a Dodge ball

    The Crowd: Chapman donors put on a Dodge ball
    A Newport Beach holiday tradition, Christmas at the Ritz, was reinvented and transformed at the tony Island Hotel this season. The venerable end-of-year gathering, produced by the Women of Chapman, supports Chapman University programs. The...
  • More transfer degrees OK'd at Glendale Community College

    Glendale Community College officials approved hosting three more associate-transfer-degree programs last week, bringing the total number of programs to 20 after more than a year’s effort to create improved transfer pathways from the Glendale...