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  • UCF alumna returns to judge 'Spelling Bee'

     UCF alumna returns to judge 'Spelling Bee'
    Theatre UCF welcomes back a familiar face for its production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee", taking place on the UCF Main Stage from July 10-20, and again Aug. 21-24. The musical centers around six middle-school spelling champions and...
  • Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus

    Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus
    A girl who was seemingly cured of HIV following aggressive drug therapy just hours after her birth was recently discovered to be infected with the virus that causes AIDS after all, doctors announced Thursday. The so-called Mississippi baby, now nearly 4...
  • U.S. government to grow 30 times more marijuana this year

    U.S. government to grow 30 times more marijuana this year
    The U.S. government has upped the quantity of marijuana it’s growing this year, to more than 1,400 pounds from the originally planned 46. The federal government classifies marijuana as a substance that has no medical use and is more dangerous than...
  • Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training

    Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training
    Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
  • Meet the new College Football Playoff committee

    Meet the 13 members of the new College Football Playoff selection committee: Jeff Long The Buzz: He's the first chairman of the new selection committee and it's his job to announce the group's top 25 rankings on ESPN every Tuesday. His 35 years of...
  • Startup offering 'sunlight in a box' to grow plants

    Startup offering 'sunlight in a box' to grow plants
    Horticulturists say you need three things to grow good plants: the right soil, the right water and the right sunlight. The first two can be controlled and enhanced. Now what if someone built a better sun? Ocoee entrepreneur Chris Pieser says he and...
  • Spotlight On QBs Whitmer, Boyle As UConn Hosts Boise State

    Spotlight On QBs Whitmer, Boyle As UConn Hosts Boise State
    EAST HARTFORD — UConn quarterback Chandler Whitmer had an interesting perspective of recent circumstances. "I can't imagine what I'd be like at home working a day job and seeing a situation where I could have played the game I love again,"...
  • Fraternity suspended after members hang noose on integration statue

    Fraternity suspended after members hang noose on integration statue
    A fraternity at Ole Miss has been kicked off campus after university officials discovered that three of its members were responsible for hanging a noose around a campus statue honoring the school's first black student, the Los Angeles Times is reporting....
  • Ole Miss frats condemn noosing of James Meredith statue

    Fraternity presidents at Ole Miss declared Thursday that they would not hesitate to expel a member if it turns out that one of their own had a role in placing a noose around the campus statue of an African American civil rights figure. University of...
  • Loyola's SJ Tuohy enjoying life after 'The Blind Side'

    Loyola's SJ Tuohy enjoying life after 'The Blind Side'
    Here's a greatly abridged list of facts that set Sean Tuohy Jr. apart from your average reserve on a mid-major college basketball team: Start with the Loyola guard's 23,379 Twitter followers. For a little perspective, the team's star, Dylon Cormier, has...
  • Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'

    Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'
    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...