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  • Pimco bond fund guru Bill Gross defects to rival Janus Capital

    Bill Gross, the unconventional but wildly successful money manager who helped build Pacific Investment Management Co. into a financial juggernaut, shook up the staid bond industry Friday by jumping ship to a rival firm. A yoga-practicing billionaire who...
  • Bill Gross leaves Pimco to join Janus; Daniel Ivascyn named successor

    Legendary bond investor Bill Gross is leaving Pacific Investment Management Co., the Newport Beach firm he co-founded, to join Janus Capital Group Inc. and manage a recently launched global bond fund, the company said Friday. In a terse statement, Pimco...
  • James Carlin: Longtime high-school teacher was big hit with students

    James Carlin: Longtime high-school teacher was big hit with students
    James N. "Doc" Carlin was a tall man with a bushy white beard and a booming voice that reached all the way to the back of his high-school classroom. And when he taught English literature, he held his students in rapt attention with his large presence...
  • Similarities between Democrats, Republicans make them so different

    Similarities between Democrats, Republicans make them so different
    One idea gaining currency among psychologists and political scientists is that Democrats and Republicans are politically polarized because they are fundamentally different. As one science journalist concluded after reviewing the literature: "A large...
  • Jefferson Lab scanner creates 3-D images of plants

    Jefferson Lab scanner creates 3-D images of plants
    The first time Drew Weisenberger used his PhytoPET scanner to watch radioactive carbon move through a plant, he chose a stalk of barley. The blade was about six inches long, and the stem another six. He exposed the blade tip to carbon dioxide gas with a...
  • Theater: Real-life couple anchor Pennsylvania Playhouse's 'I Love You'

    Theater: Real-life couple anchor Pennsylvania Playhouse's 'I Love You'
    It's fitting that a couple who have been in love with each other, as well as the theater, for decades anchors the Pennsylvania Playhouse production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!" opening Friday. The show also marks the return to the...
  • Md. college campus police also getting military surplus gear

    Md. college campus police also getting military surplus gear
    Three campus police departments in Maryland now own surplus military gear including "riot type" shotguns, M16 assault rifles and an armored truck under a Defense Department program that's sparked new controversy this month. The items are part of more...
  • Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'

    Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'
    NEW HAVEN — Women's Business Development Council President Fran Pastore offered a new twist on the personal-finance adage "pay yourself first." Do the same with health and wellness, Pastore told a group of female athletes. "The busier you are,...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • A parent's conflicted feelings about summer break: Is it over yet -- or already?

    A parent's conflicted feelings about summer break: Is it over yet -- or already?
    I can't speak for all parents, but I think I speak for a bunch when I say we've reached the point in August dominated by frequent and feverish mood swings. Mine go like this: "For the love of all things holy would you please go back to school wait don't...
  • PTSD continues to afflict Vietnam veterans 40 years after the war

    Four decades after the Vietnam War, 11% of its veterans still suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to new research suggesting that for some people it is a condition unlikely to ever go away. The findings, presented Friday at a meeting...