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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Selby's potential got him this far; now he must produce

    Selby's potential got him this far; now he must produce
    To Josh Selby, the Memphis Grizzlies represent a clean slate, and a team that doesn't care about his past, only his potential. To the Memphis Grizzlies — who snagged the Lake Clifton graduate with the 49th pick in Thursday's NBA Draft — Selby...
  • 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...
  • Mystery of missing man solved after 13 years

    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 and worked...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Amber Lindahl: Palm Beach All-County Class 6A-5A-4A softball Player of the Year

    Amber Lindahl: Palm Beach All-County Class 6A-5A-4A softball Player of the Year
    PLAYER OF THE YEAR 6A › 5A › 4A Amber Lindahl Park Vista, senior Position: Catcher Stats: .482 BA, 31 RBI Of note: Had 41 hits this year and 11 went for extra bases. She hit two home runs, had seven walks and struck out just six times...
  • Another weapon in recruiting wars

    Just about every coach has a niche. Maybe it's offensive techniques or defensive principles. Maybe it's even more narrowed — like free-throw shooting, base running or the kicking game. Jason Robinson, Heritage's football coach the past four...
  • 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'...
  • Conference Expansion: Are FedEx officials offering millions to get Memphis into a BCS conference?

     
    Conference Expansion: Are FedEx officials offering millions to get Memphis into a BCS conference?...