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  • Radioactive tuna from Fukushima? Scientists eat it up

    Radioactive tuna from Fukushima? Scientists eat it up
    Marine biologist Dan Madigan stood on a dock in San Diego and considered some freshly caught Pacific bluefin tuna. The fish had managed to swim 5,000 miles from their spawning grounds near Japan to California's shores, only to end up the catch of local...
  • All-area girls lifter of year: Letter boosted Timber Creek state champ

    All-area girls lifter of year: Letter boosted Timber Creek state champ
    Kjayla Martin's father could sense the pressure on his daughter before the FHSAA girls weightlifting state meet. So Keith Martin went old school. He took out a pen and paper. "I wanted her to know that we loved her, and whatever happened, we were...
  • UMass Lowell to add men's and women's lacrosse, join America East

    UMass Lowell to add men's and women's lacrosse, join America East
    Massachusetts Lowell will move up to Division I and join the America East Conference, representatives of both announced today at a rally at the Tsongas Center on campus. The school, which is currently in Division II, will also add men's and women's...
  • A scampering, hypothetical ancestor causes an evolutionary stir

    A scampering, hypothetical ancestor causes an evolutionary stir
    What's cute and furry and has a name only a paleontologist could love? A tiny theoretical creature dubbed the hypothetical placental mammal ancestor is stealing the hearts of some evolutionary biologists -- and annoying others -- as it raises new debate...
  • Football: QB Jimmy Walker is headed to Stony Brook

     
    Quarterback Jimmy Walker of Redlands has committed to Stony Brook University. He's the fourth player from his team to make a college commitment, joining Craig Lee (UCLA), Walter Jones (Oregon State) and Jared Layel (Air Force). -- Eric Sondheimer...
  • Visiting Curiosity scientists set to leave JPL, head home

    Visiting Curiosity scientists set to leave JPL, head home
    NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is about to get a little quieter. Since Aug. 5, when the one-ton rover Curiosity landed on Mars, visiting scientists have worked out of the La Cañada Flintridge campus. They came from far and wide; from Spain, France,...
  • Doctor Found Alive in Woods, Recovering from a 'Million' Bug Bites

    Doctor Found Alive in Woods, Recovering from a 'Million' Bug Bites
    The elderly doctor who survived more than three days and nights in the woods--through heat, thunderstorms, insect bites, and close encounters with animals--smiled from his hospital bed Friday, as the Suffolk County cops who found Dr. Jerome Nadler paid...
  • Seize the day

    Seize the day
    Monday gets a bad rap as being the week's most miserable day. But ever since elementary school, Cortney Anderson's true nemesis has been Sunday. The unfinished homework. The race against the clock for a few last licks of freedom. The quiet that...
  • Death Toll In Long Island Small Plane Crash Rises To 2

    Death Toll In Long Island Small Plane Crash Rises To 2
    The death toll in Sunday's small plane crash has risen to two -- the pilot and one of the passengers. The pilot's name has not been released. The other victim has been identified as Jane Unhjem, 60, of Goshen, N.Y.; Her husband, Erik Unhjem, 61,...
  • Small Plane Crashes On Long Island; Pilot Killed, Passengers In Hospital

    Small Plane Crashes On Long Island; Pilot Killed, Passengers In Hospital
    One man is dead and two others badly hurt after the small plane they were in crashed and burned Sunday on a residential street in Shirley. Neighbors used fire extinguishers and garden houses to try to put out the flames. But, the pilot was trapped in the...
  • Long Island House Explosion Kills Baby, Injures at least 14 Others

    Long Island House Explosion Kills Baby, Injures at least 14 Others
    A house explosion on Long Island Tuesday has killed a baby and hospitalized at least fourteen others. The baby, an 18-month-old boy, was rushed to the hospital, but died shortly after, according to reports.  Seven people - six adults and the baby - were...