| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Just weeks after the U.S. House Republicans made a purely symbolic move to dismantle No Child Left Behind, the law that forces schools to report standardized test scores, standardized testing season hit our household.
By testing season I don't mean...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:42 PM
Max Ataka loves insects. All kinds, from the beetles on his T-shirt to the Anise swallowtail butterfly perched on the back of his hand. The 12-year-old loves the colors, the weird behaviors, the fact that he can actually handle them.
"When I was a baby,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Robert Brown was healthy, willing and a good match: So why not give a kidney to his wife, who otherwise would need dialysis?
There was just one potential obstacle: Brown was 74, an age once unthinkable for a kidney donor.
For this retired psychologist...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Pat Summerall, who was half of one of the best known announcing teams in television sportscasting history as John Madden's broadcasting partner for more than two decades of NFL games, has died. He was 82.
Summerall, who lived in Southlake, Texas, died...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Fresh off her victory over childhood obesity, Michelle Obama has declared a new national goal to increase the percentage of low-income Americans in college. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, just 52 percent of the poor attend...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:58 AM
From his dorm room at Indiana Wesleyan University in the fall of 2011, Weston's Santiago Jaramillo launched BueBridge Digital, a company that creates mobile apps for tourism destinations, colleges and churches.
Now, at the ripe old age of 23, he's...
| Oct 14, 2012
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — To meet Gilbert Stuart's "George Washington," Norman Rockwell's "Rosie the Riveter," Andy Warhol's "Dolly Parton" and hundreds of other artworks less famous and more subtle, first fly to XNA.
That's right, Northwest Arkansas...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Barely 24 hours after the Penn State board of trustees pledged to launch "a full and complete investigation" into the child sex abuse scandal engulfing the university's fabled football team, the school's president and legendary coach were out.
| Feb 23, 2011
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene:
Former Burroughs standout getting recognition among top women: Burroughs High graduate and current University of Arkansas women's golfer Emily Tubert is receiving acknowledgement on a global scale.
| Apr 15, 2011
| 10:04 PM
There is a philosophy in the Tubert family that all of its members live by: "This is your journey, and what do you want to do with it?"
Following that credo, father Marcelo has become a successful actor and voice-over artist and mother Lori is a...
| May 31, 2011
GLENDALE — At a glance, the evening practices that have occupied Stengel Field recently resemble any other that typically take place on the venerable field, which is home to high school and junior college baseball contests throughout the year....