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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...
  • Pom-pon team has rah-rah approach to adversity following Ferguson, Mo., unrest

    ST. LOUIS The girls huddled in the corner of the gym as the game clock ticked down to halftime, their arms linked, hands clutching the shiny bundles of silver and black. They said a prayer. Then came simple encouragement from senior Sierra McKenzie....
  • Body cameras may correct police memories, but they have limits

    ST. LOUIS �� The police officer swore that a man trying to kill her was at least 12 feet away when she shot him. But powder burns noted in an autopsy put the real distance at less than 4 feet. David Klinger, who researches use of deadly...
  • Baltimore Sun's Investigative Team

    The Sun’s investigative team — along with others in the newsroom — looks beyond official statements to examine issues that are important to Baltimore-area residents. Projects have scrutinized police brutality in Baltimore, Maryland&...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 CaƱada Thursday Club holds its annual black-tie event, the Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel. Les...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Corporate boards look to high-profile directors

    Corporate boards look to high-profile directors
    When T. Rowe Price Group looked to add a director to its board last month, the Baltimore money manager chose someone with widespread name recognition: former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine. Earlier this year, Price added another notable figure to its...