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  • 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...
  • Guerin Catholic claims first 3A State championship crown with defeat of Norwell

    Guerin Catholic claims first 3A State championship crown with defeat of Norwell
    The Guerin Catholic Golden Eagles used a 16-6 run in the second half to bust open a closely contested game and achieve a 64-48 victory over Norwell in the Class 3A boys basketball final. Coach Pete Smith's Eagles led only 23-22 at halftime but started...
  • Comeback Athlete winners provide inspiration at Methodist Sports Medicine Awards

    Comeback Athlete winners provide inspiration at Methodist Sports Medicine Awards
    For the seventh consecutive year, Methodist Sports Medicine recognized outstanding student athletes who have overcome incredibly difficult circumstances to achieve success. At the banquet Thursday held at the Indiana Roof Ballroom, a video profile was...
  • 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...
  • At 106, Ray. W. Hooker of Gloucester may the oldest NASA retiree

    At 106, Ray. W. Hooker of Gloucester may the oldest NASA retiree
    GLOUCESTER — John Glenn may be the oldest living astronaut, but he’s still a young pup compared to Ray W. Hooker. Hooker, 106, was in the twilight of his NASA career when Glenn rocketed to superstardom in 1962 as the first American to orbit...