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  • Florida overtakes New York as third most populous U.S. state

    Florida overtakes New York as third most populous U.S. state
    Florida has leapfrogged New York to rank as the third most populous U.S. state, the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday, reflecting demographic trends that are reshaping American politics and culture, along with state bragging rights. With 19.9 million...
  • Down on the farm: Pierce College ag program slowly changes direction

    Down on the farm: Pierce College ag program slowly changes direction
    To Leland Shapiro, a tour of the Pierce College campus is heavy on memories. "This is where the 6,000 chickens used to be," he says, pointing at what is now a parking lot. "This is where the flowers were," he says as he passes an abandoned building....
  • Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder songs used to enhance bids for Obama library

    Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder songs used to enhance bids for Obama library
    The University of Chicago's bid for the Obama presidential library was delivered in December in two big binders about 31/2 inches thick, tucked inside a gray box. But just in case President Barack Obama still isn't sure how much the U. of C. wants to...
  • Make your own health wake-up call

     Make your own health wake-up call
      It's a scenario that plays out each January. Health clubs are packed, diet books are devoured, then within a month or two, our new year's resolutions lose steam. The crowds diminish, diets fade into memory, and good intentions are saved for another...
  • December a critical time for university donations

    December a critical time for university donations
    Late December has a special meaning for colleges and universities, beyond the relief of winter vacation and the deadlines for final grades. This is the most important time of year for fundraising in higher education. Even without Santa's help, some...
  • At Waterbury Hospital, Cuts Are Imminent Amid Debate Over Future

    At Waterbury Hospital, Cuts Are Imminent Amid Debate Over Future
    Waterbury Hospital will cut its expenses as early as January, which could mean layoffs and curtailed services, even as unions, administrators and local activists debate how the hospital should move forward after the collapse of its proposed merger....
  • With football, hoops playing well, Maryland AD Kevin Anderson sees 'some exciting days to come'

    With football, hoops playing well, Maryland AD Kevin Anderson sees 'some exciting days to come'
    Kevin Anderson was standing by watching as Maryland football coach Randy Edsall conducted an interview following the Terps' second win in their history over Penn State on Nov. 1 at Beaver Stadium. When a reporter went up to Anderson to shake his hand...
  • 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...
  • Cosmic achievement? He earns a Ph.D. in physics at 22

    DALLAS Austin Howard earned a bachelor's degree before he could drive. A master's before he could vote. Now all of 22, Howard just snagged his third big credential: a Ph.D. in physics, from the University of Texas at Dallas. On a recent Thursday, as the...
  • Florida travel calendar for January

    Florida travel calendar for January
    Check out festivals and events in January across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 28, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015: Poinsetta...
  • Florida State announces extension for Fisher

    The Sports Xchange Florida State announces extension for Fisher Florida State reached agreement on Tuesday with coach Jimbo Fisher on an eight-year contract extension that runs through the 2022 season. In making the announcement, the university said...