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  • Rocky Hill Hires Dana McGee As Human Resources Director

    ROCKY HILL — A top priority for Town Manager Guy Scaife since taking office in September has been to find a human resources director for the town. This week, he announced he had succeeded. Dana R. McGee, a 46-year-old lawyer with a background that...
  • Graduation rates at city schools below average, but rising

    Graduation rates at city schools below average, but rising
    The city school system's five-year high-school graduation rate has increased for the fourth straight year, with 73.5 percent of the Class of 2013 graduating, the system announced Tuesday. Baltimore remains far behind the statewide 87.5 percent...
  • Critics say college graduation rates don't tell the whole story

    Critics say college graduation rates don't tell the whole story
    Pushing public colleges and universities to increase graduation rates has become a key objective for President Obama and California Gov. Jerry Brown, among others, as they seek to hold higher education institutions more accountable. Encouraging students...
  • Jack PosnikoffJuly 22, 1927 - October 31, 2014

    Jack Posnikoff, MD died on October 31 at his home in Palm Desert, California with family by his side.  Jack was born in July 1927 in a small town on the Saskatchewan (Canada) prairie to Russian immigrant parents.  Jack’s family left Saskatchewan and...
  • 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...
  • Carnett: Nothing wrong with working hard for your education

    I recently saw a group of University of California students in a newspaper photo protesting proposed tuition hikes. One student carried a placard that read: "We shouldn't need a full-time job to be full-time students." Wait. What immutable law defines...
  • 2017 Royal Palm Beach QB Centeio commits to 'Canes

    2017 Royal Palm Beach QB Centeio commits to 'Canes
    While finding time to study for exams, Royal Palm Beach sophomore quarterback Todd Centeio made a decision about his college future. The promising quarterback caught a few people off guard on Tuesday when he committed to the University of Miami....
  • Florida agency text messages will guide future college students

    Florida agency text messages will guide future college students
    Florida high school students and their families can now get text message reminders about important registration deadlines at 14 Florida schools. The new "Going to College" program is an effort to help students and parents stay on target for a college...
  • Ice skating: Cool way to burn off holiday calories

    Ice skating: Cool way to burn off holiday calories
    Why not hit the ice at temporary or permanent rinks this holiday season? Winter Park, Celebration and the University of Central Florida offer ice skating till the beginning of January, while RDV Sportsplex in Maitland and The Ice Factory in Kissimmee...
  • Reports: Wisconsin targets Pitt's Chryst

    Pittsburgh coach Paul Chryst has been targeted by Wisconsin to become the Badgers' next head football coach, according to reports Friday. ESPN.com confirmed a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story that the former Wisconsin assistant is the first choice of...
  • Judge preserves media's lawsuit seeking discipline records tied to UNC scandal

    RALEIGH, N.C. A Wake County judge on Friday denied a request by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to dismiss a lawsuit filed by media groups seeking disciplinary action records related to the athletic and academic scandals. Donald Stephens,...