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  • U.S.-Cuba Relations: a new beginning or much ado about nothing?

    U.S.-Cuba Relations: a new beginning or much ado about nothing?
    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...
  • Local authors have books optioned, adapted for film

    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...
  • Gov.-elect Tom Wolf filling his Cabinet

    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...
  • Outspoken economist could help shape state's future

    Outspoken economist could help shape state's future
    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...
  • First Presbyterian Church in Hampton to hold Young Performing Artists Competition in March

    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...
  • Expanding Medicaid can help Florida's children succeed in school

    Expanding Medicaid can help Florida's children succeed in school
    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...
  • Towson student joins lawsuit involving rabbi

    Towson student joins lawsuit involving rabbi
    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...
  • New judges chosen for Palm Beach County's 15th Judicial Circuit

    New judges chosen for Palm Beach County's 15th Judicial Circuit
    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."...
  • College hunt looms for first daughter Malia Obama

    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...
  • With one small tax, America could insure the next generation a brighter future

    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...
  • Start the new year focusing on sincere relationships at work

     Start the new year focusing on sincere relationships at work
    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...