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  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • Obama climate rule promises early health benefits

    Obama climate rule promises early health benefits
    By targeting the nation's biggest sources of heat-trapping pollution, President Barack Obama is seeking to help forestall droughts, floods and other disasters that are projected to become more frequent, intense and expensive as the global climate changes....
  • UMBC falls short of regaining chess title

    The competitive chess team at the University of Maryland Baltimore County fell less than a point short of regaining its national title at the 2012 President's Cup, which culminated Sunday in Herndon, Va. The renowned team has won six national titles...
  • Michelle Obama stresses importance of girls pursuing science

    Michelle Obama stresses importance of girls pursuing science
    WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama on Monday touted the importance of girls pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math, though admitted she became a lawyer because she was “bad at these subjects.” Obama addressed...
  • Common household chemical tied to heart disease risk

    Common household chemical tied to heart disease risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who had higher levels of a common synthetic chemical in their blood were more likely to have heart disease or have had a stroke, in a new U.S. study. The chemical, known as perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA, is found in...
  • Mary Rawlick weds David Brewton

    Mary Patricia Rawlick of Forest Hill, and David Ryan Brewton of Dallas, Texas, were married Oct. 13 at The Oaks Waterfront Inn in Saint Michaels. Rev. Bill Cochran officiated. The bride is the daughter of Steven J. and Virginia L. Rawlick of Forest Hill....
  • Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history

    Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history
    An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
  • His no-fly nightmare

     His no-fly nightmare
    WASHINGTON -- For two weeks, Rehan Motiwala, a 29-year-old medical student from Pomona, sat stranded at the Bangkok airport, sleeping for 10 nights on a roach-infested mattress in a dank, windowless detention room reserved for deportees. Motiwala, a U....