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  • 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....
  • Botched robbery leads to N.Y. student's death -- by police

    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...
  • 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....
  • 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......
  • Where the Boys Are: Palm Beach football players in college

    American Heritage-Delray Josh Pee: WR; Carson-Newman; So. Dominique Battle: DB; Cincinnati; Fr. Alicus Nozinor: WR; Eastern Illinois University; Sr. Corey Riley: DL; Eastern Michigan University; Sr. Warley Leroy: K; Florida Atlantic University; R-Sr....
  • From the archives: Blackwater guards are to be arraigned

    Ask attorney Hassan Jabbar Salman what should happen to five Blackwater Worldwide guards accused of killing 17 unarmed Iraqis and wounding 20 others, including himself, and his answer is simple: They should be hanged. Salman watched helplessly from his...
  • 'Beyond Uncertainty' by David C. Cassidy

    'Beyond Uncertainty' by David C. Cassidy
    Beyond Uncertainty Heisenberg, Quantum Physics, and the Bomb David C. Cassidy Bellevue Literary Press: 480 pp., $27 In June 1925, while recuperating from hay fever on the pollen-free island of Helgoland in the North Sea, Werner Heisenberg conceived...
  • More college students mentally ill

    More college students mentally ill
    The number of college students who are afflicted with a serious mental illness is rising, according to data presented Thursday at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Assn. in San Diego   The findings came from an analysis of 3,265 college...
  • Obama vs. McCain: Debating debates

     
    by Mark Silva Who wants a debate? The underdog, generally. Who doesn't? Someone who has something to lose. Republican Sen. John McCain, pressing Democratic Sen. Barack Obama for a weekly series of "town-hall''-styled debates, faces a mere six-point...
  • McCain's NY promise morphs into his NJ strategy

     
    John McCain stood at Rockefeller Center earlier this year and made a bold prediction: I will carry New York in the fall campaign, something no Republican has done since 1984. "We're going to campaign all over this magnificent state. We're......
  • Presidential debate moderators named

     
    by Frank James The moderators for the three presidential debates and the one vice presidential debate have been named. They are, in short, the usual suspects. Moderating the presidential debates will be Jim Lehrer of Public Broadcasting's News Hour; Tom.....