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  • Judge OKs Uptown man's bid to change name to Randy Pizza Candy

    Judge OKs Uptown man's bid to change name to Randy Pizza Candy
    It's official. He walked into a Skokie courtroom as Randall John Esche on Wednesday, but left with an entirely new name: Randy Pizza Candy. The name Randy Candy is something Esche, 36, of Uptown, has gone by since 4th grade, inspired by an obsession...
  • Marijuana extract tames debilitating brain seizures without the buzz

    Marijuana extract tames debilitating brain seizures without the buzz
    In a group of children and young adults with the most intractable forms of epilepsy, a liquid form of marijuana called cannabidiol reduced seizures by more than 50% without causing the drug's usual "high," researchers said. In an open-label study that...
  • Rapper Killer Mike to lecture on race at MIT

    Rapper Killer Mike to lecture on race at MIT
    Killer Mike is going from the Coachella stage to the lecture hall. After turning in two excellent weekend performances in Indio with his duo Run the Jewels (alongside collaborator El-P), the outspoken rapper will elaborate on his work's many deeply felt...
  • Author Michelangelo Signorile: Struggle for gay rights isn't over

     Author Michelangelo Signorile: Struggle for gay rights isn't over
    The gay rights movement is undoubtedly experiencing its most successful years: bans against same-sex marriage continue to fall; men and women have come out of the closet in business, entertainment and sports; and LGBT characters are mainstays on...
  • UConn Says Talks With Grad Assistants Progressing But Issues Remain

    In an email to faculty Thursday, UConn President Susan Herbst outlined many outstanding issues remaining after months of negotiations with the new graduate assistants union. Herbst sent the email to pre-empt actions that she said some graduate assistants...
  • Hormone oxytocin jump-starts maternal behavior

    Hormone oxytocin jump-starts maternal behavior
    Where motherhood thrives, there too shall ye find the hormone oxytocin. Oxytocin is plentifully present in a woman's body at the time of her child's birth -- and in its medicinal form, called Pitocin, it will even induce labor. It surges each time a...
  • New York City's Cardinal Edward Egan dead at 82

    New York City's Cardinal Edward Egan dead at 82
    Cardinal Edward M. Egan, a former Roman Catholic archbishop of New York City, died Thursday of cardiac arrest. He was 82. Egan, who served as archbishop in the city from 2000 to 2009, was pronounced dead at New York University's Langone Medical Center...
  • Taylor Swift's bad investment

    Pop star Taylor Swift has donated $50,000 to the New York City public school system. Swift, who was named the world's sixth most powerful celebrity by Forbes magazine, has commendably performed numerous acts of charity since moving into her $20 million...
  • Monday's multi-sport college roundup: Phoebus grad Daniel hits buzzer-beating 3 to lift Howard over Norfolk State; Hampton falls at Del State

    MEN'S BASKETBALL: James Daniel, a Phoebus High graduate, sank a 3-point shot just before the overtime buzzer Monday night to give Howard a 61-59 victory over Norfolk State. The Bison broke a 10-game losing streak to the Spartans. Norfolk State's...
  • State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services

    State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services
    HARTFORD — It might seem like low-hanging fruit, this idea of taking nine programs scattered over five departments and braiding them into a single agency focused on early childhood education, safety and family skills in Connecticut. But it didn't...
  • Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark

    Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark
    Looking for the highest-paid state employees? You'll find them in University of Maryland locker rooms in College Park and at its medical school in Baltimore. Men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon has the top spot for the 2014 calendar year, with a $2.2...