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  • Probe Of Charter School Group Blasts 'Suspect' Conduct, 'Rampant Nepotism'

    Probe Of Charter School Group Blasts 'Suspect' Conduct, 'Rampant Nepotism'
    HARTFORD — The Jumoke Academy charter school operation was saddled with "rampant nepotism," imposed little or no oversight on former CEO Michael Sharpe and made repeated financial missteps that could sink the organization within three years,...
  • Dentists debate need to extract wisdom teeth

    Dentists debate need to extract wisdom teeth
    The decision to remove wisdom teeth often seems like a routine part of young adulthood. But more people are starting to ask whether it's always necessary. Those who oppose automatically taking out those four teeth say "watchful waiting" is a better path...
  • Scientist tackles mystery of ancient astronomical device

    The shoebox-size chunk of bronze didn't attract much attention when divers retrieved it from an ancient shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera in 1901. Archaeologists on the expedition had their hands full with far more impressive finds,...
  • Dr. Henry Betts, leader in field of rehabilitation medicine, dies at 86

     Dr. Henry Betts, leader in field of rehabilitation medicine, dies at 86
    Dr. Henry Betts, an outspoken advocate for people with disabilities and a pioneer in the field of rehabilitation medicine, led efforts to transform the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago into the leading facility of its kind. Dr. Betts, 86, died in his...
  • Trying for test-tube baby? Moms' risks are rare, include over-stimulating ovaries, study says

    Complications are uncommon for women undergoing test-tube fertility procedures: A new 12-year U.S. study shows the most frequent involve drugs used to stimulate ovaries, but it suggests problems are rarely fatal. Over-stimulated ovaries occurred in 154...
  • Where Was Jumoke Academy Oversight?

    Where Was Jumoke Academy Oversight?
    James Michel, chairman of the board of Jumoke Academy charter school, had a lame and obvious response to a devastating state report detailing financial and management misdeeds that could sink the institution. "The board should have been more engaged,...
  • Harold Schulweis dies at 89; influential rabbi stressed deed over ritual

    Harold Schulweis dies at 89; influential rabbi stressed deed over ritual
    Uri Herscher remembers the day 55 years ago when he heard the rabbi at an Oakland synagogue telling the biblical story of the binding of Isaac. Herscher, then a freshman at UC Berkeley who had gone to temple reluctantly, listened as Rabbi Harold...
  • Hartford Stage's Maxwell Williams To Run New Orleans Theater

    Hartford Stage's Maxwell Williams To Run New Orleans Theater
    Hartford Stage’s associate artistic director will now be running a theater of his own. Williams, a member of the Hartford Stage artistic team for more than a decade, is the new artistic director of Le Petit Theatre du Vieux CarrĂ© located in the...
  • Ad man Rick Sittig puts fun spin on spots

    Ad man Rick Sittig puts fun spin on spots
    The gig: Rick Sittig is the founder and creative director of Secret Weapon Marketing, a Santa Monica advertising firm. He's best known as the brains behind Jack, the wisecracking, round-headed fictional leader of Jack in the Box restaurants. Before...
  • NYC subway extension may transform Manhattan neighborhood

    NYC subway extension may transform Manhattan neighborhood
    NEW YORK — Work crews are scrambling underneath New York City to finish the city's first major new subway stop in 25 years, a fast-track project intended to revitalize a long-neglected slice of Manhattan. The city's transit authority has been...
  • Brittany Maynard's death not expected to galvanize end-of-life movement

    The death of Brittany Maynard has renewed attention on physician-assisted suicide, but medical ethicists and political activists said Monday that significant legal change would probably take much more time to evolve. Maynard, who had brain cancer, chose...