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  • Man changing name to Randy Pizza Candy: 'This is me'

    Man changing name to Randy Pizza Candy: 'This is me'
    Call it a formality. But if all goes well for Randall John Esche in a Skokie courtroom April 22, he'll leave 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...
  • Deerfield alum to compete with SoCal VoCals in national a cappella competition

    Deerfield alum to compete with SoCal VoCals in national a cappella competition
    A passion for a cappella music nurtured at Deerfield High School has thrust Deerfield native Nathan Fertig in a position to become part of a world championship. As an arranger, singer and past music director of the University of Southern California...
  • 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...
  • In Boston, justice has been done

    The conviction of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quietly sealed a chapter in this, the opening stages of what may become our long battle against terrorism on U.S. soil. Tsarnaev heard his guilty verdicts -- all 30 of them -- including one for...
  • Who should and shouldn't get heart transplants -- and why?

    Who should and shouldn't get heart transplants -- and why?
    When a Georgia teenager named Anthony Stokes got himself killed not long ago, smashing up a stolen car in a police chase after supposedly taking a shot at an old lady in her house, the regret that poured out online was not for the death of the 17-year-...
  • Longtime Philadelphia sportswriter Stan Hochman dies at 86

    STAN HOCHMAN was a people person. Wrote about them. Cared about them. So it's not surprising the Brooklyn native ended up at the People Paper. Hochman's storied career at the Philadelphia Daily News began when he was hired to cover the Phillies on...
  • Students put expertise into plain English

    Students put expertise into plain English
    It was a simple question: What do you study? But UCLA doctoral candidate Oscar Campos started to give anything but a simple answer — he talked about cells and biology and how his research related to cancer but that he wasn't technically a cancer...
  • Jimmy Barkan, singing yogi, stretches out on new EP

    Jimmy Barkan, singing yogi, stretches out on new EP
    One facet of yoga involves reconnecting with the past, and Jimmy Barkan is following his own teachings. Barkan, whose trademarked Barkan Method includes studios in Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton, is returning to professional singing. He'll perform...
  • Q&A: New York's Big Ups on the importance of Baltimore and eschewing nihilism

    Q&A: New York's Big Ups on the importance of Baltimore and eschewing nihilism
    Although the members of Big Ups — a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based four-piece that blends punk, post-punk, noise and metal influences — met at New York University, Baltimore influences are at their core. Singer Joe Galarraga, who grew up in...
  • Philip Levine dies at 87; former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer winner

    Philip Levine dies at 87; former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer winner
    Philip Levine, a former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner, died Saturday in Fresno. He was 87.  Timothy Skeen, a friend of Levine’s, confirmed the death. Skeen, also a poet, coordinates the masters of fine arts program at Cal State...
  • The rise of the avocado, America's new favorite fruit

    The rise of the avocado, America's new favorite fruit
    America is in love with avocados. The country's appetite for the creamy versatile fruit (yes, avocados are fruit) has grown just about every year for the past 15 years, according to data from the Hass Avocado Board, invading kitchens and menus across...