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  • Healthbox class of 2014 to present at Sanford-Burnham today

    Healthbox class of 2014 to present at Sanford-Burnham today
    Orlando-based BookThatDoc is one of the presenters today at Healthbox Florida’s annual Industry Innovation event at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, starting at 3 p.m. Healthbox is an accelerator program for health-related companies...
  • Williamsburg novelist draws on roots as JAG officer

    Williamsburg novelist draws on roots as JAG officer
    After 22 years as a Navy JAG officer, Steve Stillwell is looking forward to settling down in his hometown of Williamsburg in a low-stress practice with plenty of leisure time. He does not get his wish. In David Grogan's novel "The Siegel Dispositions,...
  • LFHS scholarship memorializes beloved teacher James Gantt

    LFHS scholarship memorializes beloved teacher James Gantt
    When beloved Lake Forest High School Social Studies Chairman James Gantt died suddenly of natural causes Sept. 17 at 63, it set off a flurry of communication among alumni. They reminisced, grieved and brainstormed ways to remember and honor Gantt, who...
  • Susan Ellis Wild to serve as Allentown's next solicitor

    Susan Ellis Wild to serve as Allentown's next solicitor
    An Allentown attorney and former candidate for Lehigh County commissioner has been confirmed as Allentown's next solicitor. Susan Ellis Wild, an attorney with Allentown firm Gross McGinley, will replace outgoing solicitor Jerry Snyder following a 6-0...
  • Susan Ellis Wild nominated as Allentown's next solicitor

     Susan Ellis Wild nominated as Allentown's next solicitor
    An Allentown attorney and former candidate for Lehigh County commissioner has been nominated as Allentown's next solicitor. Susan Ellis Wild, an attorney with Allentown firm Gross McGinley, will replace outgoing solicitor Jerry Snyder pending a vote...
  • Evidence shows system needs mending, not ending: Front Burner

    Evidence shows system needs mending, not ending: Front Burner
    Despite the outrage over recent high-profile grand jury decisions not to indict, most criticism of the American grand jury has focused on its perceived ineffectiveness as a filter for criminal charges. Grand juries rarely decline to indict; indeed, recent...
  • Ruth B. Thompson, federal worker, dies at 103

    Ruth B. Thompson, federal worker, dies at 103
    Ruth B. Thompson, a retired Veterans Administration personnel executive and World War II veteran, died Tuesday at her daughter's home in Chapel Hill, N.C., in her sleep of undetermined causes. She was 103. The daughter of George Curtis Baird, an...
  • Rejected, then erroneously accepted by your favorite college? Move on

    It might have appeared to be an early holiday present when almost 300 prospective Johns Hopkins University students previously denied early admission or deferred for later consideration recently received an email welcoming them to the fold. The trouble...
  • Food toxins linked to obesity

    There are many factors behind the rising rate of obesity, such as the increased intake of highly processed foods and lower physical activity. But scientists also are exploring less obvious connections, such as stress, sleep deprivation, and even the...
  • Guilford Glazer dies at 93; developed Del Amo Fashion Center

    Guilford Glazer, the developer of the Del Amo Fashion Center and a philanthropist who funded Jewish studies programs at schools including Pepperdine University and Nanjing University in China, has died. He was 93. Glazer's death at his Beverly Hills...
  • College tuition hikes slowing, report says

     College tuition hikes slowing, report says
    Families remain justifiably concerned about paying for college, but there may be cause for some relief, according to a new national report. Though college tuition and fee prices still outpaced the rate of inflation in the past year, the average...