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  • Dangers of helicopter parenting when your kids are teens

    Dangers of helicopter parenting when your kids are teens
    People who constantly hover over and micromanage their children's every move have become a subculture known as "helicopter parents." It's so common that societal angst has been amply expressed over its negative impact on our presumed leaders of tomorrow.
  • College students in Ohio seek to solve murdered pigs mystery

    Sitting in a shallow grave and using a tongue depressor to scrape congealed fat off a foul-smelling pig carcass, University of Akron student Paige Dobbins is in hog heaven. She, along with other UA and Kent State University students, are under blue tarps...

    MAC schools, ESPN say partnership offers exposure, but reveal few financial details

     MAC schools, ESPN say partnership offers exposure, but reveal few financial details
    Northern Illinois shooting guard Anthony Johnson's 3-pointer had barely dropped through the net when Patrick Gorman, perched in a cramped TV control room just off the arena floor, fired a string of commands. "We got a second angle?" Gorman said....

    Orlando LB Darryl Monroe transfers from Washington State to Akron

    Orlando LB Darryl Monroe transfers from Washington State to Akron
    Former Orlando Dr. Phillips and Olympia linebacker Darryl "Ray Ray" Monroe, who spent his first three football seasons at Washington State, has transferred to the University of Akron for his senior season. Monroe (6-foot-1, 235), who graduated with a...

    Moving Out: Prospect Avenue, Hartford

    Moving Out: Prospect Avenue, Hartford
    Hartford architect Henry Darbee paid $1 in 1957 for a hillside lot so steep that it sat on the market more than 30 years. Darbee, whose credits included work on the Mark Twain Memorial and Wadsworth Atheneum, built himself and his wife a spacious...