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  • Too many questions remain on train's safety, viability: Front Burner

    Too many questions remain on train's safety, viability: Front Burner
    When All Aboard Florida executives unveiled their project, they presented it as a high-speed train that would be built on their own property at their own expense. It was explained to me that it would not require any government approvals, endanger any of...
  • Researchers receive $500K grant to study bat fungus

    Rhode Island researchers have been given a $500,000 federal grant to investigate a fungus killing bats. Rhode Island Public Radio (http://bit.ly/1CbO7xB ) reports that Brown University scientist Richard Bennett has been leading research into the fungus...
  • Turner adjusts to backup role with Bayhawks

    Kip Turner served as the starting goalkeeper for the Chesapeake Bayhawks for three straight seasons. The Severn School product stood tall between the pipes in helping the Annapolis-based organization capture consecutive Major League Lacrosse championships...
  • Around the Park: Severna Park screenplay winner sees awards as springboard

    Around the Park: Severna Park screenplay winner sees awards as springboard
    Arriving back home last week, Daniel O'Neill looked forward to partying with family and friends to celebrate his recent graduation from St. Mary's College. They also were celebrating the success of his award-winning screenplay, "Po Magnus" at two...
  • White House Brief: Things to know about Bobby Jindal

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president. Some things to know about him: ___ THE BRIEF Jindal seems to have been working toward a presidential race for nearly his entire adult life. He became...
  • Brown awards college scholarships to 20 high school grads

    Brown University has awarded college scholarships to 20 high school graduates from Providence. The Ivy League school honored the recipients Wednesday evening with a ceremony in the home of Brown President Christina Paxson. The students each received a...
  • Rafe Esquith supporters urge reinstatement of noted L.A. teacher

    Rafe Esquith supporters urge reinstatement of noted L.A. teacher
    Supporters of suspended teacher Rafe Esquith urged the Los Angeles Board of Education at its Tuesday meeting to reinstate the popular and nationally respected instructor. Esquith was pulled from the classroom in April pending the results of an internal,...
  • Kenneth Tenan - Bristol Eastern Valedictorian

    Kenneth Tenan - Bristol Eastern Valedictorian
    Name: Kenneth Tenan High School: Bristol Eastern High School 3. GPA: 4.5697 4. College/Plans for next year: Studying Biochemistry at Brown University 5. Career aspirations: I hope to work in a lab doing research in the field of Biochemistry....
  • Taliban attack Afghan parliament in show of power as U.S. exits

    KABUL, Afghanistan Taliban militants attacked Afghanistan's parliament in one of the most brazen challenges to the government's authority since the U.S. ended combat duties six months ago. An assailant blew up a vehicle at the entrance gate to...
  • Things you may not know about Jordan Spieth

    Things you may not know about Jordan Spieth
    Early years: Spieth was born and raised in Dallas. He attended Jesuit College Preparatory School there, graduating in 2011. Family: His mom and dad are Saucon Valley High School graduates and both played collegiate sports. His father, Shawn, played...
  • Bristol Eastern's 291 Heroes

     Bristol Eastern's 291 Heroes
    BRISTOL — Not every commencement needs a theme, but if you're going to have a theme, make it a good one. The theme of Bristol Eastern High School's ceremony Thursday night was a good one: "We are the heroes of our own story." Standing on the...