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  • Laser surgery shows promise in halting seizures in epilepsy sufferers

    PLEASANTON, Calif. Justin Wan is not one to radiate unfettered optimism or make bold statements about his future. More than 10 years of battling epilepsy will do that to a person who never knows when the next seizure will strike. Wan can't drive, swim...
  • Dr. Joseph K. Perloff dies at 89; head of UCLA cardiology center

     Dr. Joseph K. Perloff dies at 89; head of UCLA cardiology center
    Dr. Joseph K. Perloff, a retired UCLA cardiologist who helped establish the study of adult congenital heart disease and became the founding director of one of the first clinics dedicated to its treatment, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. He was...
  • James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014

     James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014
    James E. Moore had a profound impact on the lives of thousands of young men and women as the face of the Evans Scholars Foundation, which has provided tuition and housing to 10,000 golf caddies since 1930. Those caddies had a lasting impact on him too....
  • The viewing and funeral times for John Donmoyer

    The viewing and funeral times for John Donmoyer
    Courtesy of the Stephens Funeral Home, here is the obituary and viewing and funeral hours for my friend John Donmoyer: John Edward Donmoyer, 75, of Allentown passed away August 16, 2014 at the St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown Campus.  He was the...
  • The disease of American democracy [Commentary]

    The disease of American democracy [Commentary]
    Americans are sick of politics. Only 13 percent approve of the job Congress is doing, a near-record low. The president's approval ratings are also in the basement. A large portion of the public doesn't even bother voting. Only 57.5 percent of eligible...
  • Illinois college athletic programs heavily funded by students

     Illinois college athletic programs heavily funded by students
    In 2008, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville began its transition from Division II to Division I athletics. Today, its men's basketball games are broadcast to millions and ticket sales are at historic highs. Donations more than tripled in 2013...
  • Scott briefly sits with climate scientists

    Scott briefly sits with climate scientists
    TALLAHASSEE -- After months of dodging questions about climate change, Gov. Rick Scott met today with a panel of climate scientists who have been trying to brief him on the human influence on global warming. Then he quickly left the office without...
  • Scientists warn Florida governor of threat from climate change

    TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Five climate scientists warned Florida Governor Rick Scott in a meeting on Tuesday that a steadily rising ocean was a major threat to the state's future, urging it to become a leader in developing solar energy and other...
  • On the Bookshelf -- August 2014

    On the Bookshelf -- August 2014
    Each month we take a snapshot of recent local-author releases that have come to our attention. Here's this month's list. Fiction "Connected" by Alvin "King Pen" Jones. Fiction/Urban. Jones, a Newport News native who is currently incarcerated, stated...
  • UCF stadium shut down for sprinkler repairs

    UCF stadium shut down for sprinkler repairs
    UCF's Bright House Networks Stadium has been closed temporarily this week for repairs to its sprinkler system, but the work will not interfere with upcoming college football games, officials said. The University of Central Florida is replacing a small...
  • Lake Forest teen's crew feeds people, prevents waste

    Lake Forest teen's crew feeds people, prevents waste
    On Varun Medhal's phone is a picture of 750 pounds of groceries — everything from pies to ground meat — packed tightly into a car. All of it was taken to Mary's Mission, a homeless shelter in south Waukegan, last Thanksgiving, he explains....