| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:49 PM
When Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced a $1.3-billion package of public subsidies to lure a Tesla Motors battery factory, he stressed that the huge sum would be dwarfed by an economic windfall for local residents.
The electric car maker will create...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Berlin girls swimming coach Andy Ahlberg concluded his competitive career in 2013, but he hasn't left the sport.
After starring at Glastonbury and lettering four years at the University of Iowa, Ahlberg began coaching after graduation in December 2013....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Starting this year, applicants to Northwestern University's graduate school will be asked about their sexual orientation.
The optional question asks whether applicants consider themselves to be members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:02 PM
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...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:08 AM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:06 PM
The University of Connecticut generated $3.4 billion in economic activity last year, including more than 24,000 jobs and $202.5 million in state and local tax revenue, according to a report prepared by a Pittsburgh-based consulting firm.
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Frank Beamer turns 68 in October, and his College Football Hall of Fame credentials were long ago secured. But rather than plot retirement and more frequent fleecing of golf partners, Virginia Tech’s iconic coach has signed a two-year contract...
| Aug 28, 2014
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...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Elementary school officials had concerns about what was going on at home when a young Bob Diaco showed up one day with his arms all smashed up. It seems Diaco, in third grade at the time, was toughening himself up for football. He took on a concrete...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:34 PM
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.