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  • Fugitive's secret life has victim's family seeking answers

    MILWAUKEE Even before he broke out of a Wisconsin prison in 1978 in a hot-wired El Camino, Thaddeus "Ted" Cydzik made headlines as a prisoner. Serving life for a fatal Brookfield supper club robbery, he became the first state inmate to earn a bachelor's degree in prison.
  • Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm

    Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm
    In Optoro's sprawling warehouse in Lanham, dozens of workers scan, sort and pack toys, shoes, laptops, books, headphones, power tools — almost anything that consumers bought online and at stores then sent or brought back. The returned goods may be...

    Homeless students receive laptops to help them succeed

    MIAMI Four high school girls who are currently homeless and have high career aspirations in nutrition, computer engineering, the culinary arts and fashion merchandising got a helping hand recently. Dayna Steele, a motivational business speaker and...

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted
    A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...

    States focus on long-term unemployed

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. Maybe it was Tony Stanley's furrowed brow that was keeping him from getting a job. Or maybe it was his work history in many fields instead of just one. Or maybe it was that he was aiming too high, or maybe too low. The 50-year-old...