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  • Drowned in corn: Grain bin deaths hit record

    Drowned in corn: Grain bin deaths hit record
    The three young workers sank into a funnel of corn that pulled them down like quicksand toward the bottom of the giant grain bin. Wyatt Whitebread, 14, started screaming as the kernels moved past his chest, up his chin and over his head within a matter...
  • Walgreen company man rises to top

     Walgreen company man rises to top
    Greg Wasson gambled away a total of about $60 during the 2 1/2 years he lived in Las Vegas. All of it came while he was parked at some low-stakes slot machine, waiting for his out-of-town guests to wrap up their requisite casino visit.    Wasson, 53,...
  • More schools connect with students via Web

    More schools connect with students via Web
    It's often cheaper, and certainly more convenient, but you might wonder whether you get what you pay for with an online MBA. A few top-flight business schools have entered the online world, bringing cachet to the field. But skeptics abound. Access to the...
  • Community: Character plays role at McKinley Elementary

    Community: Character plays role at McKinley Elementary
    Students in three classes at McKinley Elementary School gave their parents and siblings a lesson in building positive traits with an after-school musical performance titled “Character Matters.” About 90 students, representing two fourth-grade...
  • OCC names new VP of instruction

    Orange Coast College named a new vice president of instruction with expertise in accreditation issues. North Dakota native John Weispfenning will take over July 2. He will oversee all instructional divisions, curriculum, academic scheduling and...
  • TV remotes among dirtiest items in hotels: study

    TV remotes among dirtiest items in hotels: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The next time you stay in a hotel, you might want to bring some extra hand-sanitizer. A study on contamination levels in hotel rooms led by the University of Houston, presented on Sunday at the American Society of Microbiology,...
  • Three Things on doughnuts, Jozy Altidore and Al Groh

    Three Things to consider on this sports Tuesday: Thing 1: My column in today's Sun Sentinel has already brought a lot of great feedback, not just from Orioles and Yankees fans but from anyone who has lost contact with an old friend. Glenn Sparks,...
  • Lebbeus Woods dies at 72; radical architect

    Lebbeus Woods dies at 72; radical architect
    Lebbeus Woods, an experimental architect who inspired colleagues and architecture students with radically inventive designs and installations that evoked futuristic worlds and cityscapes, has died. He was 72. Woods died Tuesday in Manhattan, according...
  • Kuang-hsun Ting dies at 97; bishop led Protestant church in China

    Bishop Kuang-hsun Ting, who was one of the most influential Christian figures in China as the longtime leader of the country's government-sanctioned Protestant church, has died. He was 97. Ting died Nov. 22 at his home in Nanjing, according to...
  • Howard H. Seliger, Hopkins biology professor

    Howard H. Seliger, Hopkins biology professor
    Howard H. Seliger, a retired Johns Hopkins University biology professor who fulfilled a childhood fascination with fireflies by later investigating the science behind their light-making properties, died of coronary artery disease Dec. 20 at his Mount...
  • The Interview: Carolyn Y. Woo

    The Interview: Carolyn Y. Woo
    As a teenager attending a Catholic school in Hong Kong in the 1960s, Carolyn Y. Woo never imagined that her studies were helping prepare her to one day lead Baltimore-based Catholic Relief Services, one of the world's largest international humanitarian...