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  • Top 10 stories in Laguna Beach for 2014

    Top 10 stories in Laguna Beach for 2014
    Mobility throughout Laguna Beach, whether by foot, car or bicycle, was a recurring theme in 2014 as the city took strides to address safety on the busiest thoroughfares, including adopting a bike safety plan after a cyclist was killed along Coast...
  • Pennsylvania tries nonlethal shotgun blasts to scare crows away from Capitol

    Pennsylvania tries nonlethal shotgun blasts to scare crows away from Capitol
    HARRISBURG — When the sun has set over the Susquehanna River here, Sgt. David DeLellis leads his two-man squad on patrol to retake streets that surround the 5-acre state Capitol complex. "I want one to the left and one to the right," DeLellis...
  • What do you get if you map coming climate disasters? Hello, Pacific Northwest.

    What do you get if you map coming climate disasters? Hello, Pacific Northwest.
    During the 1930s, the Dust Bowl drove millions of people out of the Great Plains. Thousands of the residents who left New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina never went back. Not that many thousands of years ago, shifts in Ice Age glaciers drew people from...
  • Jury selection could be key to whether Tsarnaev gets life or death in Boston Marathon bombing

    To try to save him from the death penalty in the Boston Marathon bombing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers will probably look for jurors who are intellectually curious and eager to learn about other cultures and religions. Prosecutors, in turn, will no...
  • What's cooking in 2015? Pickled eats, kitchen coaches, artisan foods

     What's cooking in 2015? Pickled eats, kitchen coaches, artisan foods
    Food forecasters and culinary prognosticators have spoken. Bored by too-sweet eats? Sour foods — pickled and fermented — are moving onto the plate to save our tastebuds in 2015, says J. Walter Thompson, the marketing communication folks....
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    LOUIS E. COSTANZO was promoted to president at L.R. Costanzo Co. Inc., a family-owned construction-services company in Scranton. As a fourth-generation Costanzo, he has earned a master of business administration degree from Cornell University's S.C....
  • Stellar Student: Helping peers a plus for Tinley teen

    Stellar Student: Helping peers a plus for Tinley teen
    Of all the activities he is involved with at Andrew High School in Tinley Park, Travis Christner’s favorite, by far, is helping his peers. That’s saying a lot, because the junior is involved with a long list of activities. He is on the...
  • 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...
  • When obesity is an inherited trait, maybe gut bacteria is the link

    When obesity is an inherited trait, maybe gut bacteria is the link
    When wondering whether genes are contributing to your struggle with weight, a new study suggests it might be useful to look within -- at the garden of bacteria growing in your gut. In particular, you might well wonder whether, in addition to their...
  • Penn's president feels heat from her police for 'die in'

    Penn's president feels heat from her police for 'die in'
    PHILADELPHIA — University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann has become the second Pennsylvania college president in a week to face criticism for participating in "die-in" protests held by students. Gutmann lay on the floor with student...
  • Looking at Irlen syndrome through a different lens

     Looking at Irlen syndrome through a different lens
    Call it mother's intuition, but Maria Hill knew something was up with her son. He was having headaches, struggling academically and missing words when reading. When he read aloud, he would make up words to replace ones he didn't see. He also claimed the...