| Jan 15, 2015
| 11:15 AM
Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, in a 1996 televised speech, referred to the continued overvaluation of stocks as "irrational exuberance" — an apt expression today in the wake of President Barack Obama's Dec. 17th announcement of a...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:49 PM
Heather Hildenbrand, Virginia Beach author of more than eight young adult science fiction romance novels, recently announced that "Imitation," the first book in her Clone Chronicles series, has been optioned by broadcast network NBC for television...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 8:56 PM
HARRISBURG — Gov.-elect Tom Wolf said Monday he will nominate state Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, originally appointed by outgoing Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, to stay on in Wolf's new Democratic administration.
Wolf, whose inauguration is set...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Economist Anirban Basu seems like he's everywhere, his advice and insights shaping local governments, big companies, educational institutions and, now, as a member of Gov.-elect Larry Hogan's transition team, the state's future.
In the decade since he...
| Dec 14, 2014
First Presbyterian Church in Hampton will present its annual Young Performing Artists Competition in March 2015.
This will be the 28th year the church has sponsored this important opportunity for young musicians to polish their recital skills and...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Children who have health insurance through Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program go further in school than children who are uninsured, according to a recent report.
Researchers from Cornell and Harvard have found that, compared with...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:22 PM
A Towson University student has added her name to a civil suit involving a Towson associate professor and rabbi accused of taking pictures and videos of women in a ritual bath.
The young woman, who asked that she be identified only by her first name...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Gov. Rick Scott has appointed three new judges to Palm Beach County's 15th Judicial Circuit Court.
Scott selected Howard K. Coates and Kirk C. Volker, both of Palm Beach Gardens, and Edward Artau, of Delray Beach, to "honorably serve Florida families."...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 3:35 AM
Soon first daughter Malia Obama will be the decider, choosing which colleges to apply to and which one to attend beginning in the fall of 2016, as her father's presidency winds down.
She wants to be a filmmaker, the president has said. Last summer...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Nothing is more central to the American dream than equality of opportunity. In today's world, that usually means a college education — and, for most families, the challenge of paying for it. Congress could help meet that challenge. It could pass a...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:20 PM
A funny thing about people is they seem to respond best when you treat them like people.
That can be a cumbersome quirk, particularly when the people in question are your employees, but the fact remains that human-to-human interaction is most...