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  • Jack Shea dies at 84; sitcom director, ex-Directors Guild chief

    Jack Shea dies at 84; sitcom director, ex-Directors Guild chief
    Jack Shea, a Hollywood veteran who directed popular sitcoms such as "The Jeffersons" and who, as president of the Directors Guild of America, forcefully argued for minority hiring and local production, has died. He was 84. Shea's death Sunday at a...
  • John J. Lynch dies at 77; former L.A. County tax assessor

    John J. Lynch dies at 77; former L.A. County tax assessor
    When attorney and Republican Party activist John J. Lynch ran for Los Angeles County tax assessor in 1986, he was shocked at the result — he won. "It was a surprise," said Lynch, and he wasn't the only one taken aback. Lynch, who had never run for...
  • University presses: a view from the academy

    University presses: a view from the academy
    The front table in Hyde Park's Seminary Co-op Bookstore has been a must stop for book browsers for book lovers since the early 1970s. It is always brimming with more than 100 newly published scholarly works vying for readers' attention. Most of the titles...
  • A good day for Fordham University

    It's great news to know a fellow Fordham University graduate will be the 2014 Rose Parade grand marshal. Yep, Vin Scully, the perennial Dodger baseball team broadcaster, is right up there with Vince Lombardi, another Fordham University graduate, as are...
  • Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard

    Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard
    In Barack Obama's first weeks in office, in a series of executive orders and public statements, the new president and former professor of constitutional law promised to make sweeping changes in the way government operated in a number of specific areas....
  • Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal

    Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal
    A New Jersey lawmaker on Saturday said he intends to formally request Governor Chris Christie and his staff hand over more correspondence and documents related to the bridge scandal that has engulfed Christie, a rising star in the Republican Party....
  • Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted

    Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted
    Goucher College sent congratulatory emails to the parents of 60 applicants on March 12 telling them their children had been admitted. The message from the small liberal arts college in Towson contained the words every parent of a high school senior...
  • Carroll Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr.

    Carroll Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr.
    Retired Carroll County Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr., who during his years on the bench developed a reputation for being even-keeled and fair-minded to all sides and had the distinction of presiding over the longest murder trial in the history of...
  • Should Teach for America pack its bags?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Teach for America is great in theory. Recent graduates from elite universities teach for two years in underserved school systems, move on to successful careers in business, politics, healthcare, etc, and act as lifelong advocates for...
  • Consumers are starting to flex their newfound muscle

    Stef Gray recently delivered a petition to Sallie Mae's Washington office, asking the giant private lender to eliminate a fee that unemployed college graduates must pay to suspend payments until they find a job. The 23-year-old New Yorker's online...
  • Weddings: Rochford, Petrini wed in Michigan

    Ann Rochford, of Columbia, and Klaus Deutsch, of Berlin, Germany, announce the marriage of their daughter, Jessie Anne Rochford, to Tyler Petrini, son of Janis and Andrew Petrini, of Grand Rapids, Mich., on Oct. 1, 2011, in Traverse City, Mich. The bride...