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  • Ray Nagel dies at 87; former UCLA quarterback, Rams exec

    Ray Nagel dies at 87; former UCLA quarterback, Rams exec
    Ray Nagel, a UCLA quarterback in the 1940s who became a college football coach and athletic director before a stint in the front office of the Los Angeles Rams in the 1980s, has died. He was 87. Nagel died Jan. 15 in San Antonio, according to the...
  • Officials unveil plans for new $41.3M school in Parramore neighborhood

    Officials unveil plans for new $41.3M school in Parramore neighborhood
    A $41.3 million community school in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood is planned to open by August 2017, Orange County Public Schools officials announced Saturday. Between 800 and 900 students in preschool through eighth grades will attend the 170,000-...
  • College addresses national issue by tracking data to boost graduation rates

    ATLANTA When Aundrea Nattiel goes in for a session with her college adviser at Georgia State University, there are no secrets. A detailed computer profile provides information about every class taken and every grade earned by Nattiel during her time at...
  • USC students to perform at 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

    USC students to perform at 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
    It started with a single voice, Italian opera singer Lucia Amato singing a traditional Jewish folk melody while she was imprisoned in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland during World War II. Ambrose Soehn, a student working at the ...
  • Patriots games: Cheaters do prosper in sports, business and politics

    Patriots games: Cheaters do prosper in sports, business and politics
    We may never know if Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots cheated on the way to the Super Bowl. Denials meant to take the air out of deflated football accusations notwithstanding, all that's certain is they're headed to the title game. Coach...
  • Grand Canyon concessionaire seeks exclusive rights to names of iconic park lodges

    To those who know and love the Grand Canyon, the names of its historic lodges are synonymous with the national park itself. Phantom Ranch, Bright Angel Lodge, El Tovar — all bring to mind a place coveted worldwide for its sweeping views, river...
  • UCF seeks expanded entrepreneur program

     UCF seeks expanded entrepreneur program
    University of Central Florida is aiming to become a major location for a national entrepreneurial program by the National Science Foundation, called I-Corps. The university is already a pilot location for the program, the first in Florida, with its...
  • 01/26: Business events

    01/26: Business events
    Chamber East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento. Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801. West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
  • LSSC President Charles Mojock retiring Dec. 31

    LSSC President Charles Mojock retiring Dec. 31
    LEESBURG — When he became president of what was then Lake-Sumter Community College in 2002, Charles Mojock joked that he took the job because he wanted a shorter title. He had come from Daytona Beach Community College, where his title was a...
  • Youths Must Be Trained For High-Tech Jobs

    Youths Must Be Trained For High-Tech Jobs
    The Obama administration has emphasized the critical need to prepare American students for future job opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math — or STEM. The president is right to make STEM a national priority. Yet he must be...
  • Big Ten sanctions continue to hurt Penn State

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. It's become a game of sorts as Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour sits in her office on the ground floor of Bryce Jordan Center, plugging in sources of revenue and trying to figure out what Penn State's athletic budget can...