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  • The need for radical transparency on U.S. torture

    The need for radical transparency on U.S. torture
    Here's a radical idea: Let the people decide. Since the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on torture last week, we have been treated to a predictable barrage of overheated hyperbole. The left says the CIA program was utterly...
  • Levenger founder Steve Leveen returns to school at Harvard

    Levenger founder Steve Leveen returns to school at Harvard
    Steve Leveen built his business on the benefits of reading. Delray Beach-based Levenger sells products for readers and writers. So friends and colleagues are not surprised that in 2015 Leveen will be hitting the books in a more formal way — at...
  • Holiday tipping: Who gets paid and how much

    Tipping a service person is illogical if you stop to think about it. Why would rational people voluntarily pay more for a service than they must? Tipping is not as rampant in other countries as it is in the United States. And besides, who carries cash...
  • Pauline Bower: Retired educator was dedicated to living life to fullest

    Pauline Bower: Retired educator was dedicated to living life to fullest
    During nearly a century of life, Pauline Bower never stopped longing to learn. Bower was taught how to drive on a Model T Ford in the late 1920s, and at age 98, after losing her sight, learned to voice-dial family members using Siri technology on an...
  • Rhodes Scholars include 6 from Great Lakes area

    Rhodes Scholars include 6 from Great Lakes area
    Half a dozen students from the Great Lakes region were among 32 Americans selected as Rhodes scholars, officials announced this weekend. The scholars were chosen out of a field of more than 200 U.S. finalists from 86 colleges and universities. The...
  • Longtime Advocate For State's Cities, Towns

    Joel Cogen, who co-founded and propelled the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities into a powerful voice for cities and towns in the state legislature, died Nov. 8. He was 81 and had lived in Hamden. Today, "CCM is the envy of just about every...
  • Dr. Thomas Murphy, Vietnam veteran and cardiac surgeon, dies

     Dr. Thomas Murphy, Vietnam veteran and cardiac surgeon, dies
    After serving as an Army surgeon in Vietnam at the height of the war, Dr. Thomas E. Murphy joined the medical staff at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston in 1970 and through the years worked to make the cardiac department one of the best equipped and...
  • Candidate Madison's proof leads to more questions

    Some supporters are standing behind Laguna Beach City Council candidate Jon Madison after allegations surfaced last month that he lied about academic degrees he earned and an apparent discrepancy in his voter registration. Madison attempted to clear his...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    DR. JENNIFER HENDRICKS has joined Wright Veterinary Medical Center in Bethlehem. Dr. Hendricks received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Mary Washington in Virginia and earned a doctor of veterinary medicine from North Carolina...
  • Candidate Madison presses on despite questions about his background

    Candidate Madison presses on despite questions about his background
    Questions remain concerning a Laguna Beach City Council candidate's claims about his college education and professional background, but Jon Madison has done nothing illegal, officials said. The Orange County district attorney's office will not pursue...
  • Here come the Brown and White Wrestle-offs

    Here come the Brown and White Wrestle-offs
    Lehigh University's wrestling team returns three All-Americans, but none of them are expected to be competing 7 p.m. today when the Mountain Hawks host the annual preseason Brown and White wrestle-offs at Grace Hall. Junior Mason Beckman, sixth at 133...