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  • Bianchi: With Vaughn gone, Borrego is Magic's new minister of defense

     Bianchi: With Vaughn gone, Borrego is Magic's new minister of defense
    Running off at the typewriter … How is it that Jacque Vaughn gets fired, James Borrego takes over as interim coach and the Magic suddenly and miraculously go from one of the worst defensive teams in the NBA to one of the best (at least...
  • Utah State creates hotline to help grieving pet owners

    Utah State creates hotline to help grieving pet owners
    As a first-year veterinary science student at Utah State University, it's not surprising that one of Erin Hughes' best friends is a black Labrador named Charly. "I got her as a puppy in high school," Hughes said. "She has been one of my most loyal...
  • Campus News: Benedictine University students earn honors

    Benedictine University in Lisle recently named students to the fall 2014 dean's list and dean's recognized list. The following full-time students who achieved a 3.5 grade point average or above were named to the dean's list: From La Grange: Erika...
  • Duke University leaders raise tuition by about 4 percent

    Duke University students will pay higher tuition bills next fall, with undergraduates paying 4 percent more and those seeking graduate or professional degrees seeing similar increases. The Durham school's Board of Trustees on Saturday approved the higher...
  • Scientists are just as obsessed with #thedress as you are: Here's why

    If you can't stop thinking about the divisive dress that appears blue and black to some and white and gold to others, you are not alone: Scientists who study visual illusions have been dazzled by it too. "The whole field was discussing it on Facebook...
  • Oakton Community College to be smoke free July 1

    Following the lead of several Chicago and suburban higher education communities, officials at Oakton Community College said this week that they are preparing to meet the state's July 1 deadline for becoming a smoke-free campus. While Oakton's...
  • Weather closings and cancellations

    Weather closings and cancellations
    Schools Gloucester County Public Schools are closed Friday.- Code 1 for Employees. Gloucester School Board Budget Work Session and Public Hearing scheduled for Thursday has been canceled due to inclement weather. The Public Hearing on the School...
  • Funeral for Hesburgh to be held Wednesday at Notre Dame

    The funeral for the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, the University of Notre Dame's president for 35 years, will be held Wednesday. Hesburgh died Thursday night. A university spokesman says the funeral conducted by the Congregation of Holy Cross will be a simple...
  • Jenkins recalls Hesburgh as moral force, model, mentor

    University of Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins is remembering the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh as a model and mentor and a moral force in all major social issues of his day. Jenkins says the most important thing anyone can say about "Father Ted" is...
  • Flying broomsticks: Quidditch Tourney comes to Palm Coast

    Flying broomsticks: Quidditch Tourney comes to Palm Coast
    Look out for the broomsticks in Palm Coast. Hundreds of players are set to take the field at Palm Coast's Indian Trails Complex this weekend as the US Quidditch Tournament holds its South Regionals this weekend. Quidditch is a sport that comes from...
  • Chapman University settles lawsuit with wealthy O.C. donors

    Chapman University settles lawsuit with wealthy O.C. donors
    A Corona del Mar couple who accused Chapman University officials of manipulating them into a $12-million donation will drop their lawsuit against the college, according to a joint announcement. Instead of suing to recoup their gift, James and...