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  • PASSINGS: Mary Jean Pew; R.B Greaves

    Mary Jean Pew Head of Catholic college, aide to Jerry Brown Mary Jean Pew, 82, a former nun who taught history and government at Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles then served as the school's acting president before it closed in 1980, died...
  • Tips for the single, dating dad

    Tips for the single, dating dad
    As a single dad wading back into the dating pool, Daniel Ruyter was surprised how many women lost interest when he revealed, always in the first conversation, that he had a son. "At first I took it personally," said the Orlando, Fla., information...
  • Carroll County Dance Center is home base for 'Nutcracker'

    Carroll County Dance Center is home base for 'Nutcracker'
    Just a few days before their live performances of "The Nutcracker," the intensity and concentration were evident on the faces of the teenage performers at the Carroll County Dance Center in Sykesville. Each of the cast members at this rehearsal had...
  • Thomas P. Puccio dies at 67; prosecutor won convictions in Abscam scandal

    Thomas P. Puccio, a former federal prosecutor who won the convictions of several members of Congress in the Abscam bribery scandal in the early 1980s and later became a prominent defense lawyer who secured for socialite Claus von Bulow an acquittal in his...
  • Were low Oscar ratings the fault of Anne Hathaway and James Franco or 'The King's Speech'?

     
    The critically scorned 83rd Academy Awards rounded up just 37.6 million total viewers, slumping 10% compared with last year's Oscar telecast, according to the Nielsen Co....
  • Bishop Noonan names superintendent of Catholic schools

     
    Orlando Catholic Diocese Bishop John Noonan on Wednesday named Henry Paul Fortier as Secretary of Faith Formation and Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Orlando.  Fortier is expected to begin work in  June, replacing Nicholas...
  • Pope appoints new bishop for Orlando Catholic diocese

    Pope appoints new bishop for Orlando Catholic diocese
    Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday named Miami Auxiliary Bishop John Noonan as the fifth Bishop of Orlando's Roman Catholic diocese. Noonan, 59, has been auxiliary bishop of Miami since 2005. Although the appointment is effective immediately, Noonan's...
  • Catholic Bishop Wenski heads to Miami, leaves legacy of unity in Orlando

    Catholic Bishop Wenski heads to Miami, leaves legacy of unity in Orlando
    Bishop Thomas Wenski leaves the Orlando Diocese to become the archbishop of Miami with the reputation as an eloquent speaker with an affinity for the poor, a Catholic leader who could transcend denominational lines, and a man of humor who liked jokes that...
  • Where the Boys Are: Palm Beach football players in college

    American Heritage-Delray Josh Pee: WR; Carson-Newman; So. Dominique Battle: DB; Cincinnati; Fr. Alicus Nozinor: WR; Eastern Illinois University; Sr. Corey Riley: DL; Eastern Michigan University; Sr. Warley Leroy: K; Florida Atlantic University; R-Sr....
  • PIX Names Bill Carey News Director

    PIX, Tribune Broadcasting's New York CW affiliate has named Bill Carey News Director. This is a homecoming of sorts for Carey, a native New Yorker who held roles of significant responsibility in station management at WCBS and WABC during his award-winning...
  • Scientists zero in on reason for mammoths' demise

    Scientists zero in on reason for mammoths' demise
    About 15,000 years ago, North America was home to an astonishing number of large plant-eating mammals -- giant sloths, mastodons, mammoths. A thousand years later, they were all gone, wiped from the face of the Earth with sudden finality. Scientists have...