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  • Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

    Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup
    LOS ANGELES — An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious virus will sideline their pets. Experts blame the epidemic...
  • 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...
  • Maryland's John Tillman finds calling as lacrosse coach

    Maryland's John Tillman finds calling as lacrosse coach
    John Tillman wasn't exactly sure what he wanted to do for a living after graduating from Cornell University in 1991 with a degree in hotel administration. He thought about following in the footsteps of his mother and becoming a teacher. However, Tillman...
  • Margate student earns competitive scholarship

     Margate student earns competitive scholarship
    In 2013, after completing high school in Jamaica, Jarredd Simpson, 19, moved to Margate with his family. Soon after, he enrolled in Broward College. "I didn't know anybody," Simpson said in an interview last week. "I felt, honestly, like a fish out of...
  • Letters: Earth Day; State police barrack; Food labeling

    Letters: Earth Day; State police barrack; Food labeling
    Earth Day My generation had the pill, the Vietnam War, the Kent State shooting, civil rights and Woodstock to deal with, all at once. As youth, we had energy and passion. Now, 45 years later, some of these issues have become faded memories. But...
  • Limit College Applications And Save On Stress

    Limit College Applications And Save On Stress
    As the father of a high school senior who suffered this spring through the angst of waiting for college acceptance notices at a time when some top schools reject more than 90 percent of applicants, I have a simple suggestion to reduce some of the...
  • As graduation season begins, Orange honors 'Super Scholars'

     As graduation season begins, Orange honors 'Super Scholars'
    In eighth grade, Samuel Vilchez was a new immigrant from Venezuela who spoke no English. His entry into an Orlando middle school was nerve-racking. "I cried for the first two days," he said. Then he got to work. Vilchez studied hard to exit the...
  • Chicago filmmaker Prashant Bhargava dies of heart attack

    Chicago filmmaker Prashant Bhargava dies of heart attack
    Prashant Bhargava, a filmmaker born and raised on Chicago's South Side, died Friday in New York at the age of 42. Bhargava primarily worked as a director of commercials (including promos for several HBO series such as "The Wire," "Def Poetry Jam,"...
  • You're not a lush. You crave airplane Bloody Marys for a reason

    You're not a lush. You crave airplane Bloody Marys for a reason
    There's a scientific reason behind your frequent airplane Bloody Mary cravings.   According to a new study by Cornell University, the 85 decibels you hear up in the air can actually make some food taste better. "Our study confirmed that in an...
  • A night of awards for West Boca High scholars

    A night of awards for West Boca High scholars
    A steady parade of students from the class of 2015 to the stage in West Boca High School marked the school's annual Senior Award Night. It took several hours for more than $2.7 million in scholarships to be handed out to the cheers of classmates and...
  • Law scholar nominated for Taiwan presidency, could be 1st woman to lead island

    Could Taiwan have its first female president in 2016? Taiwan’s chief opposition party on Wednesday nominated Tsai Ing-wen, a 58-year-old law scholar, as its candidate for the January presidential election, and opinion polls show the Cornell...