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  • Weitzberg to run for Costa Mesa City Council

    Weitzberg to run for Costa Mesa City Council
    Harold Weitzberg, a city committee member and marketing entrepreneur, announced Wednesday that he will run for the Costa Mesa City Council. The 64-year-old longtime resident last ran in 2012. Since then, the Queens, N.Y., native has kept active in the...
  • About Norm Kent

    About Norm Kent
    Norman Elliott Kent, a graduate of Hofstra University, is a publisher and criminal defense attorney based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, handling First Amendment, constitutional rights, and media law cases.  A pioneer in medical necessity defenses for marijuana...
  • PASSINGS: Ben Pleasants, Kenneth Appel

    Ben Pleasants L.A. poet and playwright Ben Pleasants, 72, a Los Angeles poet and playwright who also championed the work of Charles Bukowski and John Fante in literary critiques, died of a heart attack April 18 in Crescent City, his wife, Paula, said....
  • Candace Pert dies at 67; neuroscientist discovered opiate receptor

    Shortly before she entered graduate school at Johns Hopkins University in 1970, Candace Pert broke her back in a riding accident. Dulling the pain from her injury with morphine led her to speculate about how the drug exerted its effects on the brain....
  • Nazareth grad wins $10,000 Fox News College Challenge

     
    Nazareth High School graduate Julia Skrobak will appear on "Fox and Friends" at 8:20 a.m. Friday, along with two other students, as winners of the 2013 "Fox News Channel College Challenge." The three women, who currently are all students at......
  • Missing from his resume- until now: Working on a purpose-driven mission

    Missing from his resume- until now: Working on a purpose-driven mission
    Who:  Kenneth Crooks, of Aventura From: Comcast NBC in Broward County, as area vice president, operations To: The Heart Gallery of Broward as executive director About: Heart Gallery of Broward County is the fifth largest Heart Gallery in the U.S....
  • Botched robbery leads to N.Y. student's death -- by police

    It wasn't like the movies. Seven of the police officer's bullets hit the robber. An eighth hit a hostage, Andrea Rebello. Both were killed, and a standoff was over. The repercussions, however, had just begun. The death of the 21-year-old Hofstra...
  • Gunman Kills 26 At Sandy Hook School In Newtown

    A gunman with a mind for destruction turned the idyllic Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown into a scene of horrific chaos and carnage Friday morning, killing 20 children and six adults, including the school's principal, in the worst shooting at a...
  • Newtown Families Grieve As Medical Examiner Works To Identify Victims In Sandy Hook School Shooting

      The victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings each had between three and 11 wounds, Chief State Medical Examiner H. Wayne Carver III said Saturday afternoon. "This is a very devastating set of injuries," Carver said at a press...
  • Adam Lanza: A 'Quiet, Odd' Loner Living On The Fringes

    Adam Lanza: A 'Quiet, Odd' Loner Living On The Fringes
    He was a loner, a 20-year-old whom Newtown High School classmates remembered as a skinny, shaggy-haired boy "who never really talked at all" and who stayed tight to the corridor walls when he walked, often clutching his laptop. There was a common...
  • Moderator of second presidential debate speaks in Hutchinson

    Moderator of second presidential debate speaks in Hutchinson
    Reporting and analysis the news was not what Candy Crowley set out to do with her life. After majoring in English, she wanted to write the “great American novel.” Crowley spoke about her life and her career as a journalist Tuesday at...