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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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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'...