| Apr 19, 2012
| 10:50 AM
On Thursday, the Seattle School Board announced the three finalists for the district’s Superintendent position.
José Banda, Steven Enoch and Sandra Husk were selected from a pool of 42 applicants by a 12-person search committee.
Next week, the...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 12:00 PM
In their continuing campaign against animal protein and modern agriculture, the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health has published findings that, in my opinion as a microbiologist and veterinarian, defy logic and sound science....
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:25 AM
As the economy continues to flounder, many cities are looking for ways to replicate Silicon Valley's financial success. When seeking to catch the magic of those biggest successes — Apple, Google and Facebook — the word "innovation" gets thrown...
| Nov 12, 2012
On a warm September day in Chicago, Rishad Tobaccowala counseled a roomful of Leo Burnett executives on how to sell high-tech gadgets -- told in terms of hot dogs.
Tobaccowala, who has spent 30 years at Leo Burnett and affiliated agencies,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Vernon E. Seibert, a former athletic director and coach at Glenelg High School who had been an outstanding football player during the 1940s at College Park, died Saturday of cancer at Union Hospital in Elkton.
The longtime Columbia resident was 88.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Courtney Upshaw once lived in a house with no electricity or running water. He slept some nights on a worn couch that barely contained his growing frame. He arrived at the University of Alabama with little more than the clothes he was wearing.
| Jan 29, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Mary Lou Retton Kelley shares a special moment with Helen Fiala. When you think about some kind of dream-come-true experience, your mind might first imagine a terminally ill youngster at Disney World. But Helen (Karabin) Fiala is not a youngster......
| Aug 2, 2010
Laura Rovi was smart enough to be lazy. An honor student at Elmhurst's York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois, she was accustomed to getting an A even when she cruised through a class.
She expected nothing less when she took a government course her...
| Apr 22, 2010
If there is one population subgroup that doesn't need to worry about weight, it's endurance athletes, right?
These dedicated cyclists and runners, swimmers and rowers burn calories like human furnaces. Carbohydrates fuel their fire and, if they worry...
| Nov 12, 2010
"I prune, therefore I am."
Gardening writer Lee May is joking, but he has a point.
Since he and his wife, Lyn, moved from Atlanta to East Haddam in 2001, May has created a fascinating Asian-style garden, using bonsai techniques on his trees and shrubs...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Phillipsburg High School graduate Justin Gaymon came up short in his latest bid to make the Olympics. At the recently conducted 2011 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, he finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles, running......