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  • ESPN's Olbermann suspended after referring to Penn State students as 'pitiful'

    ESPN's Olbermann suspended after referring to Penn State students as 'pitiful'
    ESPN suspended host Keith Olbermann on Tuesday for "completely inappropriate" tweets regarding Penn State. Olbermann, who hosts a daily show on ESPN2, responded to a tweet regarding Penn State's annual Dance Marathon fundraiser with the word "pitiful."...
  • Spring games coming to Clermont's National Training Center

    Spring games coming to Clermont's National Training Center
    When the 2015 Spring Games are held in Clermont, seven of the top 25 teams in collegiate women’s fast-pitch softball will be competing this year. The competitions, hosted by PFX Athletics in Clermont, are “setting a record for the number...
  • Ex-Westfield State chief's lawyers want off his case

    Lawyers for former Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle, who is suing state education officials, cite an "irreconcilable difference" and a failure to pay bills, in their effort to drop him as a client. Dobelle served as university...
  • GSU hopes Rauner will back off proposed cuts

    GSU hopes Rauner will back off proposed cuts
    Cuts in funding for higher education proposed by Gov. Bruce Rauner would be detrimental to the state's future, Governors State University President Elaine P. Maimon said Tuesday, and she has invited Rauner and his staff to tour the campus in University...
  • Coca-Cola executive Donald Raymond Keough dies at 88

    ATLANTA Donald "Don" Raymond Keough often said his daily goal at Coca-Cola was to polish the world's leading beverage brand by making it shine a little brighter and sparkle a little more. As the No. 2 executive at Coke, Keough helped legendary CEO Robert...
  • Former CSCU Provost Speaks Up On Budget Quandary For State Universities, Colleges

    Former CSCU Provost Michael Gargano Jr. has been silent since his abrupt resignation in November, but on Thursday morning he e-mailed a letter to the Courant and other news outlets urging his own solutions to public higher education's budget crunch....
  • Patient, 18, sues medical-scope maker tied to UCLA superbug outbreak

    Patient, 18, sues medical-scope maker tied to UCLA superbug outbreak
    In the first lawsuit stemming from the superbug outbreak at UCLA, an 18-year-old patient accused a major healthcare device maker of negligence for selling a medical scope prone to spreading deadly bacteria. Aaron Young, a high-school student still...
  • Four vie for open Delray Beach commission Seat 3

    Four vie for open Delray Beach commission Seat 3
    Four Delray Beach residents have their eye on winning City Commission Seat 3 in the March 10 election. Residents Bruce Bastian, Mitch Katz, Christina Morrison and Josh Smith Jr. are looking to become commissioners for the next three years. The seat is...
  • More than numbers in a budget, Cox notes

    There's a lot more than just numbers in a budget, and in a budget compromise, as House Majority Leader Kirk Cox, R-Colonial Heights, reminded House members. Cox took the higher education portion of the compromise the budget conference committee worked...
  • New Jersey officials considering bid to host college football national championship game

    The opportunity to host college football's national championship game has attracted a lot of potential suitors. The College Football Playoff is beginning a new bidding cycle, giving select cities a chance to bid for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 title games....
  • New Cedar Crest scholarship to encourage students to pay it forward

    New Cedar Crest scholarship to encourage students to pay it forward
    Cedar Crest College is using a new $500,000 gift to help students, then encourage them to pay it forward. The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation has given $500,000 to Cedar Crest to establish a permanent scholarship, the college announced...