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  • Two Geneva High School students log perfect ACT scores

    Two Geneva High School students log perfect ACT scores
    Geneva High School juniors Michael Wilkins and Alexander Novy have a few things in common: A fascination with engineering; a desire to help their community; and — most recently — perfect ACT scores. "I was home, reading a book, when my...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
    Gunnar Fox, general manager of Allentown's PPL Center, was recently chosen by Venues Today Magazine, an entertainment industry magazine, as a recipient of the Generation Next Award, which honors people "who make a difference in sports, music, conventions,...
  • North Texas students petition for a speaker other than Texas Gov. Abbott

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will speak at the University of North Texas graduation next month even though some students promise to boycott their own commencement ceremony if he gives the keynote address. More than 2,000 students have signed an online petition...
  • Parents try to renew interest in case of missing spring break student

    Parents try to renew interest in case of missing spring break student
    The Baltimore Guardian Angels will join the parents of a missing spring breaker at a Panama City Beach rally to renew interest in the case. Twenty-one-year-old Reny Jose went missing last year while on spring break in Panama City Beach. A "Honk for...
  • Parents try to renew interest in case of missing student

    Parents try to renew interest in case of missing student
    The Baltimore Guardian Angels will join the parents of a missing spring breaker at a Panama City Beach rally to renew interest in the case. Twenty-one-year-old Reny Jose went missing last year while on spring break in Panama City Beach. A "Honk for...
  • L.A. Philharmonic musicians are tuned to idiosyncrasies to stay sharp

    L.A. Philharmonic musicians are tuned to idiosyncrasies to stay sharp
    He lifts the woodwind and dampens the reed. Fingers press silver keys. Shoulders broaden, eyes narrow. A mournful note rises like the hush of a winter afternoon slipping to dusk. He follows the long lines, breath draining from him — until silence...
  • 10 things you might not know about football coaches

    10 things you might not know about football coaches
    The Bears' John Fox hunt has ended with the hiring of the former Denver coach to replace Marc Trestman. And ex-Bear Jim Harbaugh was recently introduced as coach at the University of Michigan, where he'll make $7 million his first year. Talk about pay...
  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation board adds two trustees

    Colonial Williamsburg Foundation board adds two trustees
    The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation board of trustees has elected management consulting executive Joseph Christopher "Chris" Simmons and university representative Y. Ping Sun to serve as foundation trustees. Simmons of McLean is a former managing...
  • He's no longer a prisoner of the war on drugs

    He's no longer a prisoner of the war on drugs
    The excitement had been building all day. On election day 2008, every TV in the prison was tuned to the news. By the time the first presidential returns began to crawl across the screens at the medium-security federal prison in Yazoo City, Miss., the...
  • T. William Heyck, history scholar at NU, dies

    T. William Heyck, history scholar at NU, dies
    T. William Heyck, whose work as a scholar focused on British history, taught history at Northwestern University and led a movement to establish a residential college system at the Evanston school. Mr. Heyck, 75, died of complications from leukemia on...
  • Tom Tombrello dies at 78; longtime Caltech physics professor

    Tom Tombrello dies at 78; longtime Caltech physics professor
    Tom Tombrello, a Caltech physics professor for more than 50 years and an inspiration for freshmen who had to grapple with diabolically complex riddles to enter his legendary class on scientific thinking, has died. He was 78. Tombrello collapsed...