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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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'...
  • PASSINGS: Gordon Tootoosis, Eddy Nicholson, Mika Myllyla, Anna Massey, Robert H. Widmer, Richard Poff

    PASSINGS: Gordon Tootoosis, Eddy Nicholson, Mika Myllyla, Anna Massey, Robert H. Widmer, Richard Poff
    Gordon Tootoosis Actor known for Native American roles Gordon Tootoosis, 69, a Canadian actor who often played Native American characters in movies and on television, including One Stab in the 1994 epic western "Legends of the Fall," died Tuesday at a...
  • 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,...
  • Review: 'How to Build an Android' by David F. Dufty

     Review: 'How to Build an Android' by David F. Dufty
    How to Build an Android The True Story ofPhilip K. Dick's Robotic Resurrection David F. Dufty Henry Holt: 288 pp., $26 In 2005, at the edge of robotics, a curious project took shape: an android that was an eerily realistic copy of science fiction...