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  • Hellertown High grad flew on Tokyo firebomb raid

    Hellertown High grad flew on Tokyo firebomb raid
    Carl J. Manone of Hellertown High School's Class of 1941 was the yearbook editor, class president and captain of the school's championship basketball team. He went on to Moravian College on a full scholarship, then transferred to Ursinus College. In...
  • Urban sprawl is reducing June gloom in coastal Southern California

    Urban sprawl is reducing June gloom in coastal Southern California
    In a meteorological twist, heat rising off urban sprawl is driving a trend toward fewer annual summer invasions of dense overcast known as June gloom in coastal Southern California areas, a new climate study says. The study led by bioclimatologist A....
  • NY charter movement vies for dominance with teachers unions

    For decades, teachers unions wielded unparalleled influence over education policy, using political muscle and deep pockets to support elected allies and punish opponents. But as thousands of charter students, parents and teachers showed last week by...
  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Differences in Early and Late-Onset Alzheimer's

    Often enough, the general public continues to identify and associate memory loss and cognitive decline as unique characteristics belonging to Baby Boomers or members of the Greatest Generation. In fact, Alzheimer’s dementia symptoms are rarely...
  • Who is Susan Sher? Head of U. of C. Obama library bid, mom of Oscar winner

     Who is Susan Sher? Head of U. of C. Obama library bid, mom of Oscar winner
    Susan Sher was at her son Graham Moore's side in Los Angeles over the weekend, beaming as he won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay. Next month, Sher will be after a prize of her own. As senior adviser to University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer,...
  • Top 10 anti-Semitic colleges

    Top 10 anti-Semitic colleges
    Columbia University in New York City is ranked the number one most anti-Semitic college in the country by a Jewish freedom center. The Los Angeles-based David Horowitz Freedom Center's Jew Hatred on Campus campaign named Columbia first, followed by...
  • UC Berkeley studies international education campus in Richmond

    UC Berkeley studies international education campus in Richmond
    On the waterfront seven miles from UC Berkeley, the university owns what is now an isolated and somewhat ramshackle collection of storage facilities and labs. But Berkeley's chancellor envisions it as a future showcase for international education. The...
  • Plan for Obama library in Chicago must respect Frederick Law Olmsted parks

     Plan for Obama library in Chicago must respect Frederick Law Olmsted parks
    Maybe it's time to erect temporary, "proceed with caution" signs at the entrances to Chicago's Jackson and Washington parks. The signs would be directed not at drivers, but at President Barack and Michelle Obama, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Barack Obama...
  • Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad

    Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad
    He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate. President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...
  • Review: 'It's the Pictures That Got Small' edited by Anthony Slide

     Review: 'It's the Pictures That Got Small' edited by Anthony Slide
    In what we like to think of romantically as the Golden Age of Hollywood, films were corporate commodities manufactured by committee, much as an automobile is put together on an assembly line. There were exceptions, but even in the work of some of the most...
  • Marvin David Levy, obsessive opera composer, dies at 82

    Marvin David Levy, obsessive opera composer, dies at 82
    The life of Fort Lauderdale composer Marvin David Levy reads like Greek tragedy, a tale of drama, deceit, obsession and even a prison sentence for conspiracy. Levy, 82, died Feb. 9 at a nursing home in Wilton Manors of complications from a fall suffered...