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  • Robert I. Epstein

    Robert I. Epstein
    Robert Irwin Epstein, a retired mechanical engineer who enjoyed traditional Irish dancing, died of kidney failure March 1 at the Mercy Ridge Retirement Community. The former Homeland resident was 86. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and raised in its Flatbush...
  • Students learn about a variety of fields

    Students learn about a variety of fields
    University School in Davie has a unique twist on Career Day. As part of their Career Connections event, more than 50 professionals from Nova Southeastern University and beyond were dispersed into eighth-grade classrooms. The five or six participants...
  • Beijing-based Xiaomi is fast emerging as the Apple rival to watch

    Beijing-based Xiaomi is fast emerging as the Apple rival to watch
    It wasn't long ago that everybody wondered whether Apple Inc. could effectively compete against a tough bunch of homegrown smartphone makers in China. Then came the company's blowout earnings report this week, which included a stunning 70% year-over-...
  • 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....
  • Don't miss this golden chance to reform our outdated Cuba policies

    Don't miss this golden chance to reform our outdated Cuba policies
    As the United States moves to reestablish relations with Cuba, it should take the opportunity to reevaluate another relic of the Cold War: its anachronistic policies on admitting refugees and asylum seekers. Preference is still given to Cubans because...
  • Deter deer damage with determination and best practice plants

     Deter deer damage with determination and best practice plants
    Oh, dear, the deer are doing it again – eating everything in sight in your lovely yard. Late winter can be your worst deer-related nightmare because it's when their natural food supply of acorns, grasses and tender foliage is pretty much gone....
  • University student gives birth to a line of high-tech maternity fashions

    University student gives birth to a line of high-tech maternity fashions
    For moms-to-be, it's the age-old quandary: What should you expect when you're expecting? In the age of wearable technology, there could be more innovative, interactive ways for women to find out. Blake Uretsky, 22, created a concept for a maternity...
  • Corrections and clarifications for Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

    •A story in Wednesday's Business section misidentified Gail Lissner. She is vice president of Appraisal Research Counselors. •A Page 1 story on Feb. 5 about Chicago's tourism efforts misspelled the middle name of Chekitan Singh Dev,...
  • Southwest and Great Plains at risk of 21st century 'mega-drought'

    Southwest and Great Plains at risk of 21st century 'mega-drought'
    Global warming will bring the "unprecedented" risk of a decades-long mega-drought in the American Southwest and Great Plains during the second half of the century, researchers claim. The forecast, which was published online Thursday in the new journal...
  • Kelvin Mills proud to carry Sanford torch at Ivy League Cornell

    Kelvin Mills proud to carry Sanford torch at Ivy League Cornell
    Not many people can say they turned down an opportunity to attend Harvard University. Kelvin Mills just happened to have another opportunity that will work out better for him, and he'll still be able to say he's a Ivy Leaguer. Wednesday was a proud...
  • Don't hide how we pick university presidents

    Don't hide how we pick university presidents
    For decades, Florida lawmakers have talked about changing the public records law to hide the names of people who apply to run our state universities. This year, they may well do it. Their argument is simple. They say no good candidates will apply to...