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  • 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...
  • Best way to conceive? Start with good health, experts say

    If you're among the hundreds of thousands of U.S. couples trying to get pregnant this season — and December is the most popular month for baby-making — experts say there are some lifestyle choices that could improve your odds. Some are fairly...
  • Bess Myerson, Miss America who rose in politics and fell in scandal, dies at 90

    Bess Myerson, Miss America who rose in politics and fell in scandal, dies at 90
    Bess Myerson, the former beauty queen, television personality and New York politician who spent four decades in the public eye before her glamorous image was tarnished by scandal, has died. She was 90. Myerson died Dec. 14 at her home in Santa Monica....
  • California colleges see surge in efforts to unionize adjunct faculty

    California colleges see surge in efforts to unionize adjunct faculty
    A wave of union organizing at college campuses across California and the nation in recent months is being fueled by part-time faculty who are increasingly discontented over working conditions and a lack of job security. At nearly a dozen private...
  • Some forced to buy on health insurance exchanges for the first time

    Some forced to buy on health insurance exchanges for the first time
    The outrage was swift and loud. Millions of people were feared to be in danger of losing their health insurance last year because their plans did not comply with the Affordable Care Act. To keep people covered and quell consumer anger, President Barack...
  • 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...
  • 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

    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...