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  • J. Bruce Innes, health care executive

    J. Bruce Innes, health care executive
    John Bruce Innes Jr., a former marketing executive for Genesis Health Ventures who was later a senior housing consultant, died July 22 of brain injuries suffered in a fall while he was vacationing in Greece. The Lutherville resident was 70. Born in...
  • Proviso East coach, teacher Robert Polson dies

     Proviso East coach, teacher Robert Polson dies
    Robert C. Polson was the head cross-country coach and an assistant track coach at Proviso East High School in Maywood for many years, along the way guiding three athletes to state championships. "Mr. Polson was a big influence on me. He made me feel...
  • California vs. Texas in fight to attract and retain businesses

    California vs. Texas in fight to attract and retain businesses
    When California rolled out a $750-million plan this year to attract and retain businesses, many aspects mirrored longtime perks used by Texas — where officials love nothing more than stealing jobs from the Golden State. For more than a decade,...
  • Ferguson's mounting racial and economic stress set stage for turmoil

    Ferguson's mounting racial and economic stress set stage for turmoil
    The police shooting of Michael Brown was the spark. But the tinder fueling the anger and resentment that has exploded in Ferguson has been building for decades. The town has seen many middle-class homeowners who eagerly moved to St. Louis' northern...
  • Sundance Comedy 'Appropriate Behavior' Acquired by Gravitas Ventures (EXCLUSIVE)

    Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American distribution rights to "Appropriate Behavior," the Sundance comedy directed by and starring Desiree Akhavan, Variety has learned. The film, produced by Cecilia Frugiuele at Parkville Pictures, will open in...
  • Princeton Review releases rankings for best party schools

    Princeton Review releases rankings for best party schools
    Thousands of students across the country are lifting their red Solo cups to cheers to the nation's top party schools, named Monday by The Princeton Review as part of its annual list of college rankings. This year Syracuse University in New York beat out...
  • Lehigh, Penn State among Top 10 Party Schools

    Syracuse University might be the nation's top party school, but two Pennsylvania schools, Lehigh and Penn State Universities, are also in the top ten. The rankings were revealed Monday by The Princeton Review. "We are disappointed with the Princeton...
  • Trice: Teaching kids the power of dance

    Trice: Teaching kids the power of dance
    When Pierre Lockett was growing up in 1960s Mobile, Ala., the only African-American he'd ever seen dance professionally was a black guy who had performed with the June Taylor Dancers on national television. Lockett loved to dance but he never dreamed it...
  • U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China

    U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China
    The hotel elevator doors opened and Yiwei Huang stepped out, ready for his college orientation. He held his mother's hand as he approached the registration table. He pored over the rows of name tags, each belonging to a future classmate, until he...
  • Leesburg receiver Adrian Falconer commits to Iowa Hawkeyes during visit

    Leesburg receiver Adrian Falconer commits to Iowa Hawkeyes during visit
    Leesburg wide receiver Adrian Falconer committed to the University of Iowa on Saturday during a visit to the Iowa City campus. Falconer, who announced his commitment via text message to the Sentinel, picked the Hawkeyes over offers from 16 other FBS...
  • Hopkins to study how to stop seniors from falling

    Hopkins to study how to stop seniors from falling
    Johns Hopkins researchers will share in a $30 million grant that aims to find the best methods of preventing falls, a big problem for seniors. Ten institutions will begin recruiting seniors in the fall for a five-year study that will compare existing...