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  • Weekend tennis roundup: Poquoson's Hunter, daughter Andrea go unbeaten as 4.5 team advances from state tournament

    Weekend tennis roundup: Poquoson's Hunter, daughter Andrea go unbeaten as 4.5 team advances from state tournament
    A mother-daughter combination from Poquoson sparked their team to first place in their flight as the USTA Virginia 18-and-over district championships continued at Huntington Park, Old Dominion and Christopher Newport. Charo Hunter and her daughter...
  • Neil Feather, creator of experimental musical instruments, wins $25,000 Sondheim prize

    Neil Feather, creator of experimental musical instruments, wins $25,000 Sondheim prize
    Artist Neil Feather, who builds mechanized musical instruments from bowling balls, film projectors and cigar boxes, among other objects, received this year's $25,000 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize on Saturday evening. Trained as a ceramicist,...
  • PB group pushing for educated workforce

    PB group pushing for educated workforce
    A move is afoot in Palm Beach County to get workers to go back to school. Only 42 percent of the county's working age adults have an associate's degree, a bachelor's degree, or something higher up the academic scale. The Palm Beach County Educational...
  • Tugging at the heartstrings

    In the front row, a little boy in a green T-shirt jiggled in his seat while occasionally throwing his hands up in tune with the classical music. The boy was one of many in attendance for a performance organized by Timolin and Casey Cole following a...
  • Joseph Barillari, film teacher and reviewer, dies at 74

    Retired College of DuPage administrator Joseph Barillari loved movies and shared his knowledge of film in reviews broadcast on the Glen Ellyn school's radio station, WDCB-FM 90.9. He initially reviewed movies on the public radio station with fellow...
  • Morgan State's governing board violated Open Meetings Act

    Morgan State's governing board violated Open Meetings Act
    Morgan State University's Board of Regents violated the state open meetings law when it did not give proper notice of a hastily convened executive committee meeting, the Open Meetings Compliance Board found this week. The executive committee, which met...
  • Little libraries build community and love for books

    Little libraries build community and love for books
    Some parents buy a dog or cat when their children leave home. When her son Jack Gavron heads to college in the fall, Mindy Fox will get a library. The library, a handbuilt wooden box decorated to look like the family's Craftsman-style home, already...
  • Notre Dame gets $1.5 million gift for nursing program

    Notre Dame gets $1.5 million gift for nursing program
    An alumna of Notre Dame of Maryland University gave the college a $1.5 million gift that will fund an endowed chair in its School of Nursing. Frances Kay Pitts, who graduated from Notre Dame with a bachelor's degree in nursing in 1996, gave the gift...
  • Mundelein H.S. annex will shore up STEM instruction

    Mundelein H.S. annex will shore up STEM instruction
    Mundelein High School officials say an approved $21.8 million, 25-classroom annex will arm college-bound students with greater knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math. Principal Anthony Kroll said the investment was made in STEM curricula...
  • SEC halts trade in Cynk over possible stock manipulation

    (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Friday suspended trading in Cynk Technology Corp, citing possible market manipulation in the one-time penny stock whose market value rocketed within weeks from less than $20 million to more than $6 billion. After the...
  • William and Mary chemistry students make liquid nitrogen ice cream a tradition

    William and Mary chemistry students make liquid nitrogen ice cream a tradition
    Student chemistry experiments aren't typically very tasty, or draw a crowd chafing at the door for free samples. But every Wednesday at 3 p.m. throughout the summer, a chemistry experiment using super-cold liquid nitrogen to cook up batches of lab-...