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  • 'Canes AD Blake James talks NCAA closure, facilities, and more

    Blake James is excited. For the first time in three years, his athletic program will begin a new season without the cloud of NCAA uncertainty looming. There have been a number of major facilities improvements on campus that he believes will help Miami...
  • Supreme Court should give this affirmative action case a pass

    Last week a federal appeals court ruled — again — that the University of Texas at Austin didn’t violate the Constitution when it engaged in racial preferences in its admissions policies. This was Round 2 for Abigail Noel Fisher vs. the...
  • Artist with a passion for wildlife wins California Duck Stamp Competition

    Artist with a passion for wildlife wins California Duck Stamp Competition
    Having your painting featured on a wildlife stamp is no easy accomplishment, but Groveland artist John Nelson Harris secured his seventh stamp last month when his painting of a lesser scaup duck won the 2014 California Duck Stamp Competition. The...
  • Study will test promising treatment to forestall kidney disease among diabetics

    MINNEAPOLIS Paul Wild has been a reliable research volunteer at the University of Minnesota for 20 years, participating in two landmark studies that changed the standard of care for diabetes, a disease that afflicts more than 24 million Americans....
  • Forging a smart growth economy [Commentary]

    Forging a smart growth economy [Commentary]
    The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM...
  • South Florida colleges offer freebies

    South Florida colleges offer freebies
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals

    Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Expert: Drivers missed chance on red light fines

    Expert: Drivers missed chance on red light fines
    Chicago drivers almost never appeal their $100 red light camera fines, but an investigation into suspicious ticket spikes around the city suggests that thousands of people may have missed their chance to win a fight with City Hall. The 21-day window for...
  • Chicago State official sues UIC officials over her dissertation

    Chicago State official sues UIC officials over her dissertation
    A high-ranking administrator at Chicago State University is suing University of Illinois at Chicago officials after a Chicago Tribune story earlier this year about her dissertation, alleging people at the school illegally disclosed private facts about...
  • Offering state-sponsored retirement accounts to private-sector workers

    California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon's "second mother," his Aunt Francisca, spent most of her 74-plus years cleaning houses for people who had pensions through their employers or were wealthy enough to set aside money in their own...
  • Young developer renovating downtown Orlando hotel

     Young developer renovating downtown Orlando hotel
    Inside one of Orlando's most iconic, but aging, hotels, crews in orange hard hats are gutting the building. They're ripping up carpet, tearing down wall coverings and yanking out bathroom fixtures. The lobby is dark, meeting rooms are bare and the...