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  • Florida Opera Theatre presents Peter Brook's reworked 'Carmen'

    Florida Opera Theatre presents Peter Brook's reworked 'Carmen'
    Florida Opera Theatre opens its 2014-2015 season with Peter Brook's adaptation of Bizet’s "La Tragedie de Carmen." Brook's version condenses the story of the fiery Gypsy and her tumultuous love life to about 90 minutes. And fans of the better-...
  • Water-Rich Connecticut In Minor Drought

    Water-Rich Connecticut In Minor Drought
    Our lives are sprinkled with new years. Most popular is the calendar year. Most exciting is the school year. Most regular is the astronomical year. Most political is the fiscal year. Most invisible is the water year, which begins and ends on Oct. 1....
  • Student apartments, retail, restaurants planned for Charles Village

    Student apartments, retail, restaurants planned for Charles Village
    Student apartments with retail, restaurants and parking could soon rise on a vacant lot in the heart of Charles Village, developers and Johns Hopkins University officials announced Wednesday. The 1.1-acre lot is a block from campus, and Hopkins officials...
  • College football roundup: Michigan regents to discuss AD Brandon

    The Sports Xchange College football roundup: Michigan regents to discuss AD Brandon Denise Ilitch, a regent for the University of Michigan, said athletic director Dave Brandon's future will be addressed at a meeting Thursday. The meeting, previously...
  • Ebola researcher not surprised by transmission of virus to health care workers

    PITTSBURGH Amy L. Hartman did breakthrough Ebola research one decade ago and joined a CDC team that helped bring the 2005 Marburg virus outbreak under control in Angola. So the University of Pittsburgh doctor of virology and research manager at the...
  • Ebola-infected nurse traveled little in Ohio visit: officials

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The second Texas nurse to test positive for Ebola made a quick weekend visit to northern Ohio to plan a wedding and appears to have had little contact outside of a small number of friends and family, health officials said on...
  • Appeals court dissenters blister Wisconsin's voter ID law

    MADISON, Wis. Just 14 hours after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked Wisconsin's voter ID law for the Nov. 4 election, five appeals court judges Friday issued a blistering opinion calling allegations of voter impersonation fraud "a mere fig leaf for efforts...
  • Women fall back in tech industry, and the reasons aren't entirely clear

    SEATTLE When Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said last week that women needn't ask for raises but should trust in the system to get the pay they deserved, a firestorm of reaction ignited around the issues of unequal pay for men and women and the...
  • HU interested in former Catholic retreat in Hampton

    HU interested in former Catholic retreat in Hampton
    Hampton University is in talks to purchase the former Holy Family Retreat House at 1414 N. Mallory St. The former Catholic retreat center closed its doors in 2010. The nearly 11-acre property is valued at $2.8 million, according to public records....
  • USM policy would deny coaches bonuses if academic performance is poor

    A Board of Regents committee approved a "fairly unique" policy on Tuesday that would deny University System of Maryland coaches lucrative performance bonuses if their players fail to meet academic benchmarks. The policy, endorsed unanimously by the...
  • Our picks for Legislature, part 2: Editorial

    Last week we offered our recommendations in four Central Florida races for seats in the Florida Legislature. Here are the other four legislative races in which we're making endorsements for the November election: House District 29 Democrat Mike...