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  • Obama's remarks on Christianity are selective history at its worst

    Obama's remarks on Christianity are selective history at its worst
    President Barack Obama's remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast on Feb. 5, in which he seems to blame modern Christians for events occurring under Byzantine Emperor Alexius Comnenus, without ever mentioning the present-day beheading of children and...
  • With new governor, Maryland gets new, cheesy greeting

    With new governor, Maryland gets new, cheesy greeting
    "We're Open For Business" is now Maryland's official state greeting. That cheesy expression appears on 20 yellow-and-white welcome signs on roads leading into the state. The words were added a couple of weeks ago, at the same time State Highway...
  • Old Dominion University names new Strome College of Business dean

    Old Dominion University names new Strome College of Business dean
    John F. "Jeff" Tanner, a board member of several companies with extensive experience in business higher education, was appointed dean of Old Dominion University's Strome College of Business. Tanner, professor of marketing at Baylor University in Waco,...
  • CNU will host forums on Scottish independence, church taxes

    CNU will host forums on Scottish independence, church taxes
    Christopher Newport University will host a two forums in the next few weeks, discussing Scottish independence and whether churches should be taxed. The CNU Public History Center will have a panel discussion titled "The Vote for Scottish Independence:...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Suter, Austin 'Goose' Gonsoulin, Magda Olivero, John D. Kendall, Noel Hinners

     PASSINGS: Bob Suter, Austin 'Goose' Gonsoulin, Magda Olivero, John D. Kendall, Noel Hinners
      Bob Suter Member of U.S. hockey team that won a gold medal at 1980 Olympics Bob Suter, 57, a member of the "Miracle On Ice" hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild NHL star Ryan Suter, died suddenly...
  • I admit it. I'm addicted to 21st Century's 'blankie'

    At a friend's party not long ago, I witnessed what is fast becoming a familiar scene. Seated around an outside table on a glorious starlit evening, guests were mesmerized not by each other's company or by the host's fine barbecue or by the wonderful...
  • Fundraising plays key role in naming of new UF and FSU presidents

    Fundraising plays key role in naming of new UF and FSU presidents
    The University of Florida hired Cornell Provost Kent Fuchs as its 12th president on Wednesday. There were no protesters. No screaming matches. No idle threats. No naked attempt to undercut the public and open process. In short, it was a very...
  • Local wins Covenant scholarship

    Covenant Retirement Communities has presented Sunrise resident Kari Cook with a college scholarhip. "It's a big help, and every little bit helps with me getting through college," said Cook, 17, who received a $1,225 scholarship from the nonprofit...
  • After diagnosis, Baylor University star highlights Marfan Syndrome

    The towering height that helped 20-year-old Isaiah Austin shoot to the top ranks of the NBA draft this year also was a symptom of the genetic disorder that, less than one month ago, ended his pro career before it began. But the 7-foot-1-inch Baylor...
  • Kelsey Shelton Uses Rotary Scholarship To Study Mideast

    Kelsey Shelton hopes that one day, she'll help influence foreign policy. Shelton, 20, of Enfield, will be a junior this fall at Baylor University, where she will continue her studies towards an international relations degree with a focus on the Middle...
  • The NFL's Greatest Test? Not Ray Rice, But Young Crowds Who Tune Out Games

    The National Football League has another problem. Just as countless parties are tackling it over its handling of the recent Ray Rice controversy, its recent disclosure that its players are more likely than the general population to sustain severe brain...