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  • Dr. Michael Beer, environmentalist

    Dr. Michael Beer, environmentalist
    Dr. Michael Beer, former chairman of the department of biophysics at the Johns Hopkins University who was an environmentalist who worked diligently to clean up and protect Stony Run and the Jones Falls, died Aug. 22. He was 88. Dr. Beer was dining...
  • Sally Hunter Wiley, 1947-2014

    Sally Hunter Wiley, 1947-2014
    It took drive and ambition for Sally Hunter Wiley to become one of the first female media directors at Chicago ad agency Leo Burnett, where she steered campaigns for clients such as McDonald's during her three-decade career. Mrs. Wiley didn't slow...
  • Quinn OKs DNA tests for defendants who plead guilty

    Quinn OKs DNA tests for defendants who plead guilty
    SPRINGFIELD — A new state law gives defendants who plead guilty a chance to use DNA evidence to clear their name if the evidence were not available during trial. The law most likely will be used in cases of murder and rape, but could be used for...
  • James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014

     James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014
    James E. Moore had a profound impact on the lives of thousands of young men and women as the face of the Evans Scholars Foundation, which has provided tuition and housing to 10,000 golf caddies since 1930. Those caddies had a lasting impact on him too....
  • Carole Garcia: Voice of the Osceola County Sheriff's Office

    Carole Garcia: Voice of the Osceola County Sheriff's Office
    Carole Garcia worked more than a quarter century in the rough-and-tumble world of law enforcement in Central Florida, but co-workers remember her as always professional and proper. "She was the definition of a lady," said Osceola County Sheriff Bob...
  • Rebuilding Myanmar's crippled universities from DeKalb

    Rebuilding Myanmar's crippled universities from DeKalb
    In its messy, uncertain evolution toward democracy, Myanmar is reconstructing a crippled university system. That's where the remodeled garage in DeKalb comes into play, in a vital way. The building, under the shade of an oak tree on Northern...
  • McDonald's CEO Thompson 'under siege' at home and abroad

    McDonald's CEO Thompson 'under siege' at home and abroad
    McDonald's Corp CEO Don Thompson sure could use a break. The head of the world's biggest restaurant chain, who for much of his two years at the helm has been battling to spark sales growth in the United States and Europe, got battered by headline-...
  • Tennis players compete at USTA National Clay Court Championships

    Tennis players compete at USTA National Clay Court Championships
    Junior tennis players from across the nation came to Delray Beach on their summer breaks from high school to compete with 400 of their peers in the USTA Boys' 18 & 16 National Clay Court Championships held at Delray Beach Tennis Center. Even though...
  • New Study Breaks Down Traffic Fatalities State by State

     
    When it comes to U.S. traffic fatalities, coastal states have the lowest rates, according to a new study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute. By contrast, Montana, North Dakota and a number of Southern states have the...
  • Consultant Says UConn Generated $3.4 Billion In Economic Activity Last Year

    Consultant Says UConn Generated $3.4 Billion In Economic Activity Last Year
    The University of Connecticut generated $3.4 billion in economic activity last year, including more than 24,000 jobs and $202.5 million in state and local tax revenue, according to a report prepared by a Pittsburgh-based consulting firm. "It's an...
  • Organ quartet to command the stage

    Organ quartet to command the stage
    If the thought of sitting through an organ recital is the last thing on your mind, the Philadelphia Organ Quartet, who peform at the Fleetwood High School auditorium Saturday Sept. 20, might just be for you. Possibly the only ensemble of its kind in...