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  • Thurston teacher honored for being an inspiration

    Thurston Middle School Spanish teacher Dave Dixon is going out in style. Dixon, who has taught at Thurston for 25 years, has earned the Laguna Beach Unified School District's Teacher of the Year award for 2014-15, capping a career defined by helping and...
  • Frances H. Alden, teacher, businesswoman

    Frances H. Alden, teacher, businesswoman
    Frances H. Alden, a former teacher and businesswoman, died Monday of lung cancer at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She was 85. The daughter of Ernest Hussey and Minnie Middleton Hussey, Frances Gray Hussey was born in Warsaw, N.C....
  • Arnise Scott had her life planned out. But she died far too young at 15 | With video

    Arnise Scott had her life planned out. But she died far too young at 15 | With video
    Their is a set rule in the Scott household: Always, no matter how you feel at that particular moment, say "I love you" at bedtime. Why? Because life offers no guarantees. "You don't know if I'm going to wake up tomorrow or not," Eldrie Scott would...
  • Ben Hoffman on his Nelson Algren Award-winning story

    Ben Hoffman on his Nelson Algren Award-winning story
    Ben Hoffman was just a handful of rejection letters away from giving up on writing before he ever really started. About five years ago, after a stint teaching seventh- and eighth-graders through Teach For America in Washington, D.C., Hoffman, 30,...
  • Women's golf legend Carol Mann happy for 'homecoming' at International Crown

    Women's golf legend Carol Mann happy for 'homecoming' at International Crown
    Some athletes take to a sport after watching a memorable performance. Others simply are born to play it. Hall of Fame golfer Carol Mann's career path was set when she couldn't see her head in a mirror made for young ballerinas to study their movements....
  • Facebook tinkered with users' emotions in experiment

    Facebook tinkered with users' emotions in experiment
    Facebook has been playing with its users' emotions, and now a lot of people are upset. For one week in 2012, hundreds of thousands of Facebook users were unknowingly subjected to an experiment in which their news feed was altered to see whether...
  • NFL says Chris Canty can apply for medical exemption to wear special facemask

    NFL says Chris Canty can apply for medical exemption to wear special facemask
    When Ravens veteran defensive end Chris Canty was entering the NFL draft in 2005, he was struck in the eye with a beer bottle while trying to leave a bar when a fight broke out. Canty suffered a detached retina that required emergency surgery, which...
  • Rauner used strategy now under IRS scrutiny to slash income taxes

    Rauner used strategy now under IRS scrutiny to slash income taxes
    IRS data show Bruce Rauner to be one of the 11,000 richest tax filers in the nation, but most of the millions he made in recent years was taxed at 15 percent — less than half the top federal rate for the wealthy, a review of tax documents released...
  • Facebook experiment becomes a debate over power and consent

    Facebook experiment becomes a debate over power and consent
    When Facebook performed an experiment to see if it could secretly affect users' emotions, were you really surprised? Academics were galled, knowing they would need explicit permission from research subjects and strict ethical oversight to perform such...
  • Full list of McAuliffe's University board appointments

    We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments. Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
  • Michael H. Weinman, real estate developer

    Michael H. Weinman, real estate developer
    Michael H. Weinman, a retired real estate developer who was a co-manager of the family-owned Morris Weinman Co., died Sunday of heart failure at his Worthington Valley home. He was 78. Michael Henry Weinman was born and raised in Baltimore and was a...