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  • U.S.-Cuba vow to protect environment near Florida coast

    U.S.-Cuba vow to protect environment near Florida coast
    Fearing an oil spill in Cuban waters, U.S. officials have forged a bond with the Castro regime to preserve the threatened marine ecosystem that connects the island nation to the Florida coast. The U.S.-Cuba agreement to move toward normal relations...
  • Md. leaders must stand up for the bay

    Md. leaders must stand up for the bay
    As an out-of-state University of Maryland student, family and friends back home like to ask if I've tried crabs or oysters, foods that come from the Chesapeake Bay. Despite the bay's iconic status in the state, it remains far too polluted, marine life...
  • Football title worth big merchandise bump for Ohio State

    Football title worth big merchandise bump for Ohio State
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is cashing in after the Buckeyes' victory in the NCAA's championship football game. The university expects a $3 million increase this year in royalties from licensed merchandise sales as fans continue...
  • Fair will offer genetic testing and disease information

    Fair will offer genetic testing and disease information
    Before she got pregnant, Dana Zimmerman wanted to know: Was she a carrier of Tay-Sachs disease? Zimmerman, an admissions coordinator at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, knew her father was a carrier for the genetic disorder, and her mother...
  • Putin's dancing daughter said to run fund backed by dad's allies

    MOSCOW Russian executives close to Vladimir Putin are backing an ambitious startup incubator and science center next to Moscow State University that may prove lucrative. Given the nature of Russian business under Putin, that's not a huge surprise. The...
  • Ohio State University anticipates $3M increase in royalties following football team's victory

    Ohio State University is cashing in after the Buckeyes' victory in the NCAA's championship football game. The university expects a $3 million increase this year in royalties from licensed merchandise sales as fans continue to buy national championship...
  • Ohio State expects $3M royalties bump after championship win

    Ohio State expects $3M royalties bump after championship win
    Ohio State University is cashing in after the Buckeyes' victory in the NCAA's championship football game. The university expects a $3 million increase this year in royalties from licensed merchandise sales as fans continue to buy national championship...
  • During American Heart Month, take the advice of a vegan cardiologist

    February is American Heart Month, so follow the example of Dr. Kim A. Williams, the new president of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), and eat healthy vegan foods rather than meat, eggs and dairy products. Williams, who is also the chair of...
  • Beer without gas: Sheetz to open store in downtown State College

    A Sheetz store in downtown State College will substitute gas pumps for a beer cave. Not a bad tradeoff for of-age students without wheels. The store at 129 S. Pugh St., however, won't open until at least August, according to Tony Sapia, whose family...
  • Plenty of Lehigh Valley connections to previous Super Bowls, NFL title games

    Plenty of Lehigh Valley connections to previous Super Bowls, NFL title games
    Pennsylvania, and the Lehigh Valley in particular, has always been a region where sports have been taken seriously. At one time it was a "way out" for young scholastic athletes to go to college on a scholarship or to sign a professional contract so that...
  • CSU, the easy way to boost graduation rates is the wrong way

    To the editor: There are easy ways to attain the California State University system's stated goal of more graduates: increase pass rates in classes, reduce breadth requirements for a degree and make more classes available online. ("Cal State chancellor...