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  • Evanston alderman to step down, take Princeton post

    Evanston alderman to step down, take Princeton post
    Coleen Burrus, alderman of the Evanston's far south 9th Ward since 2009, confirmed Tuesday that she will step leave office next month to become Princeton University's new director of corporate and foundation relations. Princeton officials said in an...
  • Historic moment: Allentown hosts Pennsylvania History Bee

    Historic moment: Allentown hosts Pennsylvania History Bee
    Alex Schmidt of Allentown, who won the 2014 National Middle School History Bee, will have the home advantage this year. For the first time, the Pennsylvania history bee championship will be held in the Lehigh Valley. Dozens of students will be answering...
  • Cyrus F. Horine Jr., property manager

    Cyrus F. Horine Jr., property manager
    Cyrus F. Horine Jr., a retired property manager and former college lacrosse star, died Jan. 24 at Genesis Multi-Medical Center in Towson of a stroke. He was 84. The son of Dr. Cyrus F. Horine, a physician, and Blanche M. Horine, a registered nurse, Cyrus...
  • This is your brain when you give up sugar

    This is your brain when you give up sugar
    Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania - the "Chocolate Capital of the World" - doesn't help either of us....
  • Norwich Church 'Devastated' By Priest's Death In Accident

    Norwich Church 'Devastated' By Priest's Death In Accident
    NORWICH — Parishioners of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church are devastated after their new pastor was killed in a weekend car accident, leaving behind his wife, six young children and a shattered dream that he was close to attaining. The Rev....
  • For Asian Americans, a changing landscape on college admissions

    For Asian Americans, a changing landscape on college admissions
    In a windowless classroom at an Arcadia tutoring center, parents crammed into child-sized desks and dug through their pockets and purses for pens as Ann Lee launches a PowerPoint presentation. Her primer on college admissions begins with the basics:...
  • Poet laureate Philip Levine dies at 87

    Poet laureate Philip Levine dies at 87
    Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose intimate portraits of blue-collar life were grounded in personal experience and political conscience, died Saturday. Levine was 87. Levine, the country's poet laureate in 2011-2012, died at his home...
  • Police say man, 30, shot hedge fund founder father over allowance

    Police say man, 30, shot hedge fund founder father over allowance
    A man shot his hedge fund founder father to death inside his apartment near the United Nations headquarters after they argued over the son's allowance, police said Monday. Thomas Gilbert Jr. was arrested on charges of murder and criminal possession of...
  • Hedge fund founder's son indicted in father's NYC killing

    Hedge fund founder's son indicted in father's NYC killing
    A son accused of killing his hedge-fund founder father over an argument about allowance learned Friday he had been indicted, although the charges haven't yet been made public. Tommy Gilbert, 30, appeared in court briefly in an orange jail jumpsuit and...
  • Val Fitch dies at 91; Nobel laureate studied matter, antimatter

    Val Fitch dies at 91; Nobel laureate studied matter, antimatter
    Physicist Val Fitch was not a lawbreaker, but he is famous for broken laws. In a classic 1960s series of experiments, Fitch and his Princeton University colleague James Cronin proved that one of the key laws of physics hitherto thought immutable —...
  • Genome study unmasks evolution of Darwin's finches

    Genome study unmasks evolution of Darwin's finches
    A genome study of the famed Darwin finch species on the Galapagos and Cocos islands has unveiled a gene behind the 15 species' remarkable variation of beaks, a feature that helped inspire the father of evolutionary theory. The study of 120 individual...