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  • Lovebirds with different sleep patterns? Learn to compromise

    Lovebirds with different sleep patterns? Learn to compromise
    Frederick Brown wakes up at 7 a.m. — eager, alert and ready to go. His wife, Cynthia LaJambe, on the other hand, is a classic night owl. "You've heard of the night owls and the larks, I imagine? The larks twitter in the morning and drive the...
  • Tuition going up again at state universities

    The cost of a college education continues to rise. On Tuesday, the board of governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education approved a 3 percent increase in tuition — $99 a semester — bringing the total cost per semester to $3,...
  • Freedom, power and the conservative mind [Commentary]

    Freedom, power and the conservative mind [Commentary]
    Last week the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Affordable Care Act, ruling that privately owned corporations don't have to offer their employees contraceptive coverage that conflicts with the corporate owners' religious beliefs. The owners...
  • Adjunct professors pushing for better pay, benefits

    MIAMI Kim Laffont worked three jobs and spent 31/2 hours a day commuting last semester. Though her students call her professor, Laffont is an adjunct professor and that one word makes all the difference. Her title may sound prestigious, but many of...
  • College of DuPage plans for new center despite state funding loss

    College of DuPage plans for new center despite state funding loss
    Though state officials are suspending capital funding for the College of DuPage, plans for a new teaching and learning center on the Glen Ellyn campus continue, local officials said this week. "This project will go forward per Board approval and in...
  • Osceola Regional starts residency programs for training of doctors

    Osceola Regional starts residency programs for training of doctors
    Twenty new doctors are sporting white coats this week at Osceola Regional Medical Center, which has started its first two residency programs. The 321-bed HCA hospital in Kissimmee aims to bolster both its reputation as a teaching hospital and the state'...
  • Scientist's vine research could illuminate climate change

    MILWAUKEE Stefan Schnitzer wields an unusual instrument for a scientist a machete. Schnitzer, of the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, studies woody vines in the...
  • All at sea: Is Australia's fast-tracked asylum screening policy fair?

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - At the heart of an unprecedented legal challenge to the return by Australia of asylum seekers to Sri Lanka is Australia's controversial testing of their claims in a brief interview on the high seas. Lawyers said the "enhanced...
  • U.S., China ink coal, clean energy deals but climate differences remain

    WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States and China on Tuesday signed eight partnership pacts to cut greenhouse gases that will bring the world's two biggest carbon emitters closer together on climate policy, but fundamental differences between the...
  • Students awarded Community Foundation scholarships

    Eighty-three local students received college scholarships from donors to the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The Community Foundation has about 100 scholarship funds, established by donors and this year more than $730,000 has...
  • UCF aims for higher graduation rates

    UCF aims for higher graduation rates
    UCF finance major Tyler Wright is eager to graduate. He started college with about 30 credit hours earned in high school through Advanced Placement courses and dual enrollment, but he still won't earn his degree until December 2015 — four-and-a-...