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  • Poetry, Arts Unlock Our Understanding Of Life

    Poetry, Arts Unlock Our Understanding Of Life
    I worry that our focus on raising the level of education in America has put extraordinary emphasis on training students in practical subjects that seem to lead more directly to work and jobs, leaving behind study of the arts and humanities that can tap...
  • Isabel Faura: She lived the American Dream

    Isabel Faura: She lived the American Dream
    Isabel Faura chose an uncertain future in 1968 when she and her husband rejected the Cuban revolution. Together with three young children, they boarded a flight to the U.S., leaving behind family, friends and a medical practice in Punta Brava outside...
  • Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo is now virus-free; Nina Pham improving

    American journalist Ashoka Mukpo no longer has Ebola, health officials announced Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Texas nurse and Ebola patient Nina Pham's condition was upgraded to "good" from "fair," and Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the opening of a...
  • Family finances: navigating the student loan mess

    The numbers are eye-popping. Student loan debt in the U.S. now stands at $1.1 trillion, with a current rate of default approaching 15 percent for loans within three years of beginning repayment. What's scary is that you don't need an exorbitant loan...
  • Marketing giant Learfield Sports Inc. grows taller by the day

    PLANO, Texas Greg Brown wants to cash in on America's love affair with collegiate sports. The 52-year-old president and CEO of Learfield Communications Inc. is moving swiftly and boldly to increase the company's already significant footprint in the world...
  • NCAA officiating honcho Redding keeps eye on issues big and small

    Two hours before William and Mary and Villanova kicked off at Zable Stadium last Saturday, one of the most influential men in college football indulged himself, walking around the grounds as the old ballyard came to life. Rogers Redding loves the game,...
  • Crimean Choreography In Middletown

    Crimean Choreography In Middletown
    "To Not Forget Crimea: Uncertain Quiet of Indigenous Crimean Tatars" is a dance piece and a modern civil-rights conversation piece. The provocative multi-media show, inspired by political shifts in Crimea, is being presented 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 as this...
  • Former Parkland standout Lally named Muhlenberg wrestling coach

    Shaun Lally, a former Parkland High School standout and Division I wrestler, has been named Muhlenberg College's head wrestling coach. For the last two years, Lally was the head coach at Stony Brook University, where he created the school's first-ever...
  • Richard 'Dick' Perry dies at 85; former USC athletic director

    Richard 'Dick' Perry dies at 85; former USC athletic director
    Richard "Dick" Perry, who was USC's athletic director for nine years from 1975 to 1984, died Sunday in Riverside of a stroke and heart attack, the university announced Monday afternoon. He was 85. The Trojans won 20 national team championships during...
  • Colorful and influential GOP leader Tom Slade dies

    Colorful and influential GOP leader Tom Slade dies
    Tom Slade — a hard-drinking, seafaring tactician who steered Republicans to political dominance in Florida — died Monday in Orange Park at age 78 from complications associated with heart failure. The colorful Slade, a mix of Southern charm...
  • Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes

    Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes
    Haymarket Opera Company is the most notable success story among the newer Chicago groups specializing in historically informed performances of pre-classical music. Since its calling-card production of Handel's rarely performed "Aci, Galatea e Polifemo"...