| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:21 PM
In the mid-1960s, Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock was seen at airports around the world, dressed in a blouse, skirt, high heels and pearls. But she was not on business trips or working as a flight attendant.
Dubbed "the flying housewife," Mock was a pilot on...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The inroads Under Armour has made in the college athletics outfitting market have come at a price, a new study says.
The study – to be presented at the annual Sport Marketing Association conference in Philadelphia next week - says Nike has been...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
On Feb. 9, 2011, natural gas from a cracked cast-iron pipe fueled a massive explosion that lit up the sky in Allentown, killing five people and destroying eight row homes at 13th and Allen streets.
The explosion echoed another — just six months...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Nancy Roberts lived life with a cheerful disposition — and she didn't let a sudden diagnosis of pancreatic cancer change that.
"She was positive to the end," said her son, Jep Roberts of Chuluota. "She wouldn't wallow in the negative."
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Tatiana Eyzaguirre has been promoted to senior vice president and private client managing director for BankUnited in Fort Lauderdale. Most recently she was vice president and sales hub manager for Weston and parts of Sunrise. Raphael Garcia was...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Doug Ulman, a Howard County native and founder of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, has been named president and CEO of Pelotonia, a cycling organization that raises money for cancer research, according to officials of the Ohio-based organization....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Howard Gillman, a political scientist who has been interim chancellor of UC Irvine since July, is being nominated to become the permanent head of the massive Orange County campus.
Gillman became temporary chancellor of the 29,000-student school after...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:53 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Chad Willis half expected to be cuffed and frog-marched out of Ohio Stadium on Friday morning. He was trespassing, after all, and perhaps most criminal, he was wearing a Virginia Tech golf shirt.
But the security guard couldn't...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:59 PM
For students heading to college this fall, signing up for the debit card that's promoted on campus may seem like the obvious choice, but consumer advocates say it's best to shop around.
In a recent post on its website, the Consumer Financial Protection...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:50 PM
There is a certain traditional look to USC football.
Traveler, the white horse, races down the sidelines during home games, right past the iconic USC song girls. The Trojans marching band performs "Fight On" after every USC first down. And fans need a...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:18 PM
As a student in the first class of Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men, Tyler Beck found himself enveloped in a nurturing environment where teachers came in early and stayed late to help tutor struggling students. There, the boys formed a brotherhood...