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  • Juan Dixon to join Terps men's basketball staff as special assistant

    Juan Dixon to join Terps men's basketball staff as special assistant
    In a world where the most minute details quickly become public, Juan Dixon’s discussions with Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon were kept quiet for months. It was well known that Dixon, the school’s all-time leading scorer...
  • Field Museum cutting costs, losing scientists

    Field Museum cutting costs, losing scientists
    Chicago's Field Museum made headlines on four continents this year after researchers discovered a 600-year-old Chinese coin in late December on the Kenyan island of Manda, revealing there was trade between China and East Africa before European explorers...
  • Laurel college student awarded fellowship; students earn dean's list recognition

    Brent Ault, of Laurel, was awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, Va., to support further study of American history. The fellowship will fund up to $24,000 of Ault's course of study toward a...
  • Former Michigan State provost chosen to head UC Riverside

    Former Michigan State provost chosen to head UC Riverside
    The former No. 2 administrator at Michigan State and a recent finalist to head up several other public universities around the country has been nominated to be the next chancellor of UC Riverside, officials announced Thursday. Kim A. Wilcox, who is an...
  • F. Sherwood Rowland dies at 84; UC Irvine professor won Nobel Prize

    F. Sherwood Rowland dies at 84; UC Irvine professor won Nobel Prize
    F. Sherwood Rowland, the UC Irvine chemistry professor who warned the world that man-made chemicals could erode the ozone layer, has died. He was 84. Rowland, known as Sherry, died Saturday at his home in Corona del Mar of complications from Parkinson'...
  • Sarah Jones

    Sarah Jones
    Sarah grew up in the Kansas City area and became interested in a career as a meteorologist while in elementary school. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Atmospheric Science from the University of Kansas in 2006. Before coming to KY3, Sarah...
  • 'Change agent' for the Field Museum

    'Change agent' for the Field Museum
    In choosing controversial former University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere as its likely next chief executive, the Field Museum has opted for a "change agent," according to the man hiring him, and a "gentleman with elbows," according to one of...
  • What makes popular kids so mean?

    What makes popular kids so mean?
    Despite Title 1X of the Educational Amendments of 1972, which outlawed sexual harassment, umpteen bully prevention efforts and campaigns, bullying —which overlaps with sexual harassment — continues to thrive. A recently released American...
  • Bob Dole

    Bob Dole
    Politician. Born: 22 July 1923, Russell, Kansas. Robert Joseph “Bob” Dole was born in Russell in 1923, to Doran Ray and Bina N. (Talbott) Dole. As a boy growing up in western Kansas during the Great Depression, he worked a number of odd...
  • Early breast cancer screening may help some: study

    Early breast cancer screening may help some: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Starting breast cancer screening as early as age 25 may help women who carry a genetic mutation linked to a higher risk of cancer live longer, suggests a new study. "Results indicate that breast cancer deaths will decrease...
  • Radical change for area women's basketball programs steeped in success

    <big>Radical change for area women's basketball programs steeped in success</big>
    Christopher Newport, Old Dominion, Virginia, Virginia and Virginia Tech are accustomed to national success in women's basketball. Extended stretches in which an NCAA championship seemed possible. Returning to that level this season, and/or beyond, will...