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  • County Judge candidates Terry Neal and Daniel Archer are a study in contrasts

    County Judge candidates Terry Neal and Daniel Archer are a study in contrasts
    Second of two parts. Choosing a county judge is a task that leaves most voters flailing in the dark, and the August election is going to require even more scrutiny than usual from voters because of behind-the-scenes maneuvering. A group of mostly...
  • Lake judge race pits incumbent vs. lawyer

    Lake judge race pits incumbent vs. lawyer
    Lake County Judge Terry Neal, who has been wielding a gavel for almost nine years, faces a challenge in the Aug. 26 election from Clermont lawyer Daniel Archer, who markets his services to motorcyclists. County judges serve six-year terms and...
  • Taking a step toward a machine that can think

    Taking a step toward a machine that can think
    Jim Gimzewski grabs a silicon wafer with a pair of tweezers and raises it to the light, thinking about Jackson Pollock, snowflakes and Tibetan mandalas. No bigger than a quarter, the wafer looks like a small circuit board with a dozen or so electrodes...
  • Former East Ridge DB Kennar Johnson takes winding path to Georgia

    Former East Ridge DB Kennar Johnson takes winding path to Georgia
    When Kennar Johnson, Tereseo Guevara and Mike Weed left Clermont East Ridge High School in 2010, they headed west for California and a little two-year school named Reedley College, just southeast of Fresno. They did fine, with each earning a starting...
  • 'Southland,' 'Girls,' 'Doctor Who' among Peabody Award winners

    'Southland,' 'Girls,' 'Doctor Who' among Peabody Award winners
    "Southland," "Girls," "Game Change," "Louie," "Doctor Who" and "Saturday Night Live" mastermind Lorne Michaels are among this year's Peabody Award winners honoring the best in electronic media. It's nice to see "Southland"--one of the best shows the Emmy...
  • Dr. Phillips 2016 LB Jonathan Pollock earns second FBS offer from Memphis

    Dr. Phillips 2016 LB Jonathan Pollock earns second FBS offer from Memphis
    Dr. Phillips rising sophomore linebacker Jonathan Pollock worked out at the University of Memphis on Wednesday and he impressed coaches so much that he had a scholarship offer by Thursday morning. Pollock said linebackers coach Galen Scott offered the...
  • Memphis makes offer No. 2 for Hagerty QB Jason Driskel

    Memphis makes offer No. 2 for Hagerty QB Jason Driskel
    Oviedo Hagerty quarterback Jason Driskel must have put on a pretty good show at the University of Memphis camp this past Sunday. When he called to check back in with head coach Justin Fuentes and recruiter Galen Scott, both coaches were quick to let the...
  • PASSINGS: John Dye, Ellen Stewart, Del Reisman, Irene Jerison

    PASSINGS: John Dye, Ellen Stewart, Del Reisman, Irene Jerison
    John Dye Actor best known for 'Touched by an Angel' John Dye, 47, an actor best known for his role as Andrew in the long-running CBS-TV series "Touched by an Angel," was found dead Monday at his home in San Francisco, the San Francisco medical examiner'...
  • Mystery of missing man solved after 13 years

    July 9, 2011 Henry Ackerman had plans — big, cross country, into-the-wild plans. It was 1998, and he was 48 years old, alone, sad and somewhat peculiar. He lived with threecats and a big, sandy-colored dog in an unkempt Baltimore County apartment...
  • Made in Maryland: Niermann Weeks' mission is crystal clear

    Made in Maryland: Niermann Weeks' mission is crystal clear
    Chandeliers were the first thing Joe Niermann designed. And it was five years before he sold one. Now the bejeweled iron and crystal silhouettes are his signature. "I don't really care for the crystals, one way or the other," said Niermann, though...
  • How to overcome a bad grade

    How to overcome a bad grade
    Receiving a bad grade in a college — whether "bad" is considered an F or a B — can be disheartening to students expecting better marks. Dan Ariely, who used to teach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management,...