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  • New hybrid grapes help grow wine industry in cold US regions

    The Marquette grapevines clinging to a steep, rocky hillside in the southeastern Adirondacks are among a host of new grape varieties that have enabled a boutique wine industry to take root in areas of the Northeast and Midwest that were previously...
  • California student accepted to every Ivy League school

    It would have been a success story if Fullerton High School senior Fernando Rojas, the son of Mexican immigrants whose schooling stopped in the eighth grade, was accepted to college. But the 17-year-old achieved a surprising clean sweep — he was...
  • Critics find BrokerCheck background checks incomplete

    Critics find BrokerCheck background checks incomplete
    Amid some skepticism, regulators are promoting their online tool that lets consumers check out investment advisers. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, known as FINRA, is running a series of funny print, TV and online ads in June that chide...
  • Winters Mill High grad prepares for future at Ivy League school

    Winters Mill High grad prepares for future at Ivy League school
    For senior Priya Kankanhalli, graduating from Winters Mill High School on Friday was bittersweet. Although she'll miss the relationships she has built with teachers and fellow students, Kankanhalli, who will attend Cornell University in New York, said...
  • Family discovers WWI hero and Medal of Honor recipient is no relation

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Before her father died in 2004, Tara Johnson promised she would see his last priority through to the end. For years, Herman Johnson had worked to see his own father World War I hero Henry Johnson receive the Medal of Honor, the nation'...
  • Don't worry, pet owners: Experts say H3N2 dog flu is no cause for panic

    Don't worry, pet owners: Experts say H3N2 dog flu is no cause for panic
    There's a new strain of canine flu in the U.S., and it has some pet owners worried about their furry family members. More than 1,000 dogs caught the illness during a recent outbreak in Chicago, and infections are reportedly emerging in other states,...
  • NASA awards grant to Winter Park company working on lighter space telescopes

    NASA awards grant to Winter Park company working on lighter space telescopes
    Imagine, Nelson Tabiryan hypothesized, if powerful space telescopes didn't have huge glass lenses and mirrors cut and polished to microscopic precision, weighing tons and costing hundreds of millions of dollars. Instead, what it if they were made of...
  • Fort Meade: Officers' Spouses' Club awards annual merit scholarships

    Fort Meade: Officers' Spouses' Club awards annual merit scholarships
    A Meade High School senior who plays the violin, loves theater and studies physics was awarded the Fort Meade Officers' Spouses' Club's Etta Baker Memorial Scholarship. The 90-minute ceremony, which included a buffet dinner, was held May 14 at the...
  • Blazers travel basketball forge a path for troubled teens

    Blazers travel basketball forge a path for troubled teens
    How do you raise tens of thousands of dollars for underprivileged children to play basketball in tournaments around the country? With dinner of course. At least that's what the Delray Blazers are doing. A group of players, coaches and parents recently...
  • College Roundup: Maryland baseball team earns No. 3 seed for NCAA tournament

    College Roundup: Maryland baseball team earns No. 3 seed for NCAA tournament
    MARYLAND BASEBALL: After a record setting 39-win season, the Terrapins are headed to the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive year. The Terps earned the No. 3 seed in the Los Angeles Regional and will take on second-seeded Ole Miss Friday at 7 p.m....
  • Is China's Economic Crash Coming?

    Is China's Economic Crash Coming?
    It's time to worry about China. On any list of calamities threatening the world economy, a China crash ranks at or near the top. Just what would constitute a "crash" is murky. Already, China's sizzling rate of economic growth has declined from 10...