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  • Van Hollen tells supporters he will run for Senate

    Van Hollen tells supporters he will run for Senate
    Hoping to clear a potentially crowded field of Democratic primary opponents, Rep. Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday became the first candidate to announce a run for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated next year by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Van...
  • Morse Museum expands collection with new gift

     Morse Museum expands collection with new gift
    When some folks think about downsizing their lives, they haul their possessions onto the driveway and put up "garage sale" signs. Not Harry C. Sigman. In the past few years, the Los Angeles lawyer has given away almost all of his treasures, donating...
  • No Child Left Behind and testing help hold schools accountable

    No Child Left Behind and testing help hold schools accountable
    The controversial education law known as No Child Left Behind is up for reauthorization, and amid the nuances under debate one question stands out: Will pressures from the left and right force the federal government to abandon its annual, statewide...
  • Obesity Raises Heart Attack Risk

    Obesity raises the chance of heart attack regardless of whether a person has the cluster of cardiovascular risk factors known as metabolic syndrome, according to a recent study that challenges previous beliefs. Metabolic syndrome, a condition that...
  • Branford Kindergarten Teacher Never Stops Giving

    Branford Kindergarten Teacher Never Stops Giving
    BRANFORD — Judy Spaar knew in third grade that she wanted to be a teacher. "I grew up in Northford and my third-grade teacher was Mrs. Baylis," said Spaar, who has taught kindergarten at John B. Sliney School in Branford for more than two decades....
  • More health clinics opening at drug stores

    More health clinics opening at drug stores
    Tucked in the back corner of the Rite Aid drugstore on York Road in North Baltimore sits a small medical office with two exam rooms equipped with freezers of vaccines, blood pressure monitors and the many other tools needed to diagnose and treat common...
  • College students facing depression need more than a list of doctors to call

    College students facing depression need more than a list of doctors to call
    A recently released survey of 150,000 college freshmen found that 9.5% had frequently felt depressed in the last year, up from 6.1% in 2009. As such numbers rise, some colleges balk at the idea of being "caretakers" for their psychologically fragile...
  • LTHS Model UN Club travels to Harvard

    LTHS Model UN Club travels to Harvard
    Lyons Township High School Model United Nation Club traveled to Harvard University recently for the Harvard Model United National international conference. With more than 3,000 high school students from 19 countries, each and every one of LT's 21...
  • Let 'em rot in hell

    Tom Cotton, the still new U.S. senator from Arkansas, combat veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, native of Yell County (just like "True Grit's" Mattie Ross), graduate of Dardanelle High and Harvard University (both undergraduate and law school),...
  • William Woestendiek, former USC journalism school director, dies at 90

    William Woestendiek, former USC journalism school director, dies at 90
    William Woestendiek, a journalist and former director of the University of Southern California school of journalism, died at a Mesa, Ariz., nursing facility Friday after a long illness. He was 90.  A reporter and editor of several newspapers, such as...
  • Wolf nominates two for state Supreme Court

    Wolf nominates two for state Supreme Court
    Gov. Tom Wolf nominated Duquesne University law school Dean Ken Gormley and Centre County President Judge Thomas Kistler to fill vacancies left by the retirement of two state Supreme Court justices last year. Wolf said Wednesday the nominations were...