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  • No need for irrational fears of student loans

    The next generation of college students has heard the message loud and clear about the perils of taking on too much student loan debt - so much so that many are unwilling to go into debt at all in order to attend college. The drawback to this wariness is...
  • Lawsuit filed in case against rabbi with ties to Towson U. accused of voyeurism

    A lawsuit filed Tuesday against a Georgetown synagogue and others accuses the sanctuary's authorities of covering up a seriesĀ of unusual practices of an influential rabbi, which the suit says allowed his alleged secret recordings of women in a ritualĀ bath...
  • Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'

    Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'
    Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he would nominate Leondra R. Kruger, a federal government lawyer, to the California Supreme Court. Kruger, 38, who grew up in Pasadena, was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2002 but has not practiced...
  • How weight affects fertility: Conceiving easier with normal weight

     How weight affects fertility: Conceiving easier with normal weight
    If you're thinking about having a baby anytime soon, now is when you want to lose those extra pounds — or gain a few if you're underweight. "Many women don't understand that keeping their weight within normal range helps them ovulate regularly,"...
  • Bernard O'Neill Jr.: Longtime attorney loved family, faith and conversation

    Bernard O'Neill Jr.: Longtime attorney loved family, faith and conversation
    There were few topics Bernard "Bo" Connors O'Neill Jr. couldn't talk about with gusto, whether it was politics, his beloved Notre Dame Fighting Irish football or spinning a yarn for his grandchildren filled with characters with names such as "Filet...
  • How to shop for health plans during Obamacare open enrollment

    How to shop for health plans during Obamacare open enrollment
    Starting this weekend, anyone interested in changing an existing health insurance policy or buying a new one can do so during the second open enrollment period under Obamacare. Those interested in having a plan in place by Jan. 1 must make their...
  • Five Questions for Tracey Griffin

    Five Questions for Tracey Griffin
    In the early 1990s, while working at Procter & Gamble in Hunt Valley, Tracey Griffin helped launch new cosmetics for the CoverGirl and Max Factor brands. Now, after having worked as a Washington-based consultant for McKinsey & Co., Griffin finds herself...
  • FAU restrooms offer new place for news

    FAU restrooms offer new place for news
    A Florida Atlantic University publication is giving a whole new meaning to reading news on the go. The Student Union on the Boca Raton campus has installed "Toilet Tribune," a newsletter of campus happenings, inside the more than 40 commodes and...
  • Leonard George Getschel III, Smyth executive

    Leonard George Getschel III, Smyth executive
    Leonard George Getschel III, a gemologist and Smyth Jewelers executive who managed its Ellicott City store, ended his life Oct. 19. The Lutherville resident was 37. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leonard George "Buzz" Getschel Jr. and the former...
  • In 2nd District, Rigell, Patrick debate dysfunction

    In a way, the incumbent and challenger in one of Virginia's most closely divided congressional districts, the 2nd, agree on the big point: Washington is broken. But Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, and Democratic challenger Suzanne Patrick disagree...
  • Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term

    Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term
    Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention. "I love you,...