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  • Gaetz names 1st Amendment expert to state panel

    TALLAHASSEE -- Senate President Don Gaetz named First Amendment Foundation President Barbara Petersen to a panel designed to evaluate the Legislature's transparency. “Barbara Peterson is Florida's respected guardian of open records, open...
  • Orlando First Academy ATH Kwadarrius Smith commits to Mizzou for track, football

    Orlando First Academy ATH Kwadarrius Smith commits to Mizzou for track, football
    Orlando First Academy athlete Kwadarrius 'Kwad' Smith, the Florida Class 1A 100-meter state champion and a member of TFA's 2012 state semifinal football squad, has committed to the University of Missouri on a track scholarship. He said he will also be a...
  • Thursday Club presents 18 Les Fleurettes

    Thursday Club presents 18 Les Fleurettes
    In a local tradition that stretches back to the early 1950s, 18 young women will be presented to society on Saturday evening, when the La Caņada Thursday Club holds its annual black-tie event, the Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel. Les...
  • Michael Wynn, respected college and high school coach, dies at 67

    Michael Wynn, respected college and high school coach, dies at 67
    Michael Wynn, a star football player at Evanston Township High School during the mid-1960s, played defensive end at the University of Nebraska and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1970 NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders. Injuries derailed his dreams...
  • Organic farmers to get a break on agriculture fees

    WASHINGTON An organic farming seed planted in the latest farm bill sprouted Tuesday, broadening exemptions from conventional crop promotion fees. From almonds to watermelons, the proposed new fee exemptions cover myriad organic crops across different U....
  • Ferguson unrest's effect on local economy is ambiguous

    ST. LOUIS After the August protests and riot, St. Louis development consultant Ken Nuernberger was visited by a New York real estate investor. He'd watched the news about Ferguson, and wanted to see all the damage. "He thought that it was like half of...
  • Violence, runaways a problem at residential centers across the U.S.

     Violence, runaways a problem at residential centers across the U.S.
    Six years after the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that youths were beaten and abused inside residential treatment centers across the country, the mistreatment and violence continue amid inconsistent oversight by government agencies, an...
  • As college costs rise, more food pantries sprout on campus

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Just before fall classes this year, Tyler Huddleston found out a friend wasn't coming back to Emporia State University because he couldn't afford to eat. It was an eye-opening moment for Huddleston, the school's student body president....
  • 2 allegedly planned to bomb Gateway Arch, kill local prosecutor and police chief

    ST. LOUIS Two men indicted last week on federal weapons charges allegedly had plans to bomb the Gateway Arch and to kill St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch and Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson. Sources close to the investigation said...
  • A Chinese Watches Democracy In Action

    A Chinese Watches Democracy In Action
    I lived in mainland China until I was 24 and never got the chance to vote for our government leaders or even meet my provincial governors. Average people in China don't vote for their political leaders. This week, after living in this country for the...
  • U. of I. revamping admissions date after record deferrals

    U. of I. revamping admissions date after record deferrals
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has changed its admissions system with the hope that no more students will feel like B-list applicants, invited to join the class only after getting a second look. In an effort to make students from...