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  • Mad Cow Theatre adds 4 to board of directors

     Mad Cow Theatre adds 4 to board of directors
    Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre has increased the size of its board of directors — which once numbered just three — to include a dozen members. Announced as new members on Friday, June 13, were: • Jonathan Miller, director of the Olin...
  • Coal tar industry fights bans on sealants

    Coal tar industry fights bans on sealants
    When officials in suburban Des Plaines read about the hazards of spreading cancer-causing coal tar on playgrounds, parking lots and driveways, they moved to join other communities across the nation that have banned pavement sealants made with the...
  • Mavis S. 'Sherry' Sheedy, art teacher

    Mavis S. 'Sherry' Sheedy, art teacher
    Mavis S. "Sherry" Sheedy, a retired Baltimore public schools art teacher and longtime museum docent, died April 4 of congestive heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. The Reisterstown resident was 74. The daughter of a civil engineer...
  • PASSINGS: Dallas Willard, Jack Butler, Fredrick McKissack

    Dallas Willard Influential Christian philosopher taught at USC for 47 years Dallas Willard, 77, an influential Christian philosopher who taught at USC for 47 years and chaired the philosophy department in the early 1980s, died Wednesday in Woodland...
  • Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad

    Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad
    The forensic anthropologist lifted a thighbone from the skeleton arrayed on her metal lab table and studied the fine cracks traversing its surface, gray and weathered as driftwood. Associate professor Lori Baker, 44, set the bone down and cradled the...
  • Border crossers face high risk in South Texas

    Border crossers face high risk in South Texas
    FALFURRIAS, Texas — The South Texas sun had scorched the woman's face. Flies swarmed over her lips. Under a nearby mesquite plant, a plastic water jug lay empty. Brooks County Chief Deputy Sheriff Urbino Martinez picked it up and walked back to...
  • Like a tree's rings, blue whale's earwax tells a story of its life

    Like a tree's rings, blue whale's earwax tells a story of its life
    Scientists probing a giant plug of earwax pulled from a dead blue whale have discovered in its hardened layers a detailed biography of the wild animal's life, from birth to death, in 6-month chapters.  Their new technique, described in the Proceedings...
  • The Bible: A book of liberal propaganda?

    The Bible: A book of liberal propaganda?
    Does the Bible make you a liberal? OK, we'll wait a moment for your blood pressure to return to normal. It does sound counter-intuitive, judging from the consistent, persistent right-of-center statements by people who call themselves "Bible-believing"...
  • Kathleen H. Cook

    Kathleen H. Cook
    Kathleen H. Cook Kathy quietly passed away in the evening hours of October 16, 2011 at her home on the Balboa Peninsula. Her adoring husband remained by her side until the end. She was born on November 20, 1926 in San Antonio, Texas to Kathleen and Will...
  • Spirituality: The mistaken Methodist

    Have you ever visited a faith community for the wrong reasons? I have, more than once. I made my most memorable trip during my opening sophomore week at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. I'd spent my freshman year floating between churches, so I decided...
  • Smog-ology: Caltech professor wins environmental prize

    Smog-ology: Caltech professor wins environmental prize
    The Los Angeles basin is home to some famously filthy air, and this month a leader in the study of air pollution added a carbon particle-tainted feather to his cap. John Seinfeld, a chemical engineering professor at Caltech, has been named one of two...