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  • Steinberg: Are athletes really students?

    For the past 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake, "paper classes," according to an independent report issued recently. Advisors funneled student athletes into programs to keep them eligible. The...
  • The Prospector: Laderrien Wilson carries heavy load for Osceola

    The Prospector: Laderrien Wilson carries heavy load for Osceola
    Laderrien Wilson doesn’t say much. He doesn’t have to. When the Kissimmee Osceola running back carries the football for the Kowboys, his actions say plenty. He’s a bruiser of a running back with speed to boot and he’s carrying...
  • Carolyn Kizer dies at 89; Pulitzer winner's poems reflected her feminism

    Carolyn Kizer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose sharp wit suffused even her most ardent calls for feminist progress and who declared in one of her best-known pieces, "I will speak about women of letters, for I'm in the racket," has died. She was 89....
  • Ranked among best in nation, UCF shows brains can mix with brawn

    Ranked among best in nation, UCF shows brains can mix with brawn
    College-football fans eagerly awaited Tuesday night's announcement of the first playoff rankings. At UCF, officials were awaiting different news. Not about the playoffs. Instead, UCF found out it excelled in what college is supposedly all about. An...
  • New local research partnership will develop mental illness therapies

    New local research partnership will develop mental illness therapies
    There is little doctors can do for those suffering serious brain injuries from car crashes, athletics and battle, other than wait and treat the symptoms, but a unique collaboration between those who study mental illness and those who treat the disorders...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    DR. JENNIFER HENDRICKS has joined Wright Veterinary Medical Center in Bethlehem. Dr. Hendricks received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Mary Washington in Virginia and earned a doctor of veterinary medicine from North Carolina...
  • UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC

    UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC
    There is no reason to feel one shred of sympathy for the academic fraud that is the University of North Carolina. Not if you are a UConn athlete, not if you are a UConn academic, not if you are a UConn fan. Not if you are standing in Storrs and looking...
  • A scandal at North Carolina lands on NCAA's doorstep

    Somewhere, up there, Jan Gangelhoff is smiling. She didn't need to be validated, but she has been. Name not familiar? We will help you. In March 1999, a bright young sportswriter named George Dohrmann wrote a story in the St. Paul Pioneer Press that...
  • RedEye Rundown: KFC, Renee Zellweger's face and more madness

    RedEye Rundown: KFC, Renee Zellweger's face and more madness
    Welcome to Friday. Everyone's temperature normal? Of course it is, because you don't have Ebola. But if you've been watching any sort of news lately, you probably think the guy sneezing next to you on the CTA DEFINITELY does. It was hard to sort...
  • Seceding from America topic of 'Saving Texas'

    Seceding from America topic of 'Saving Texas'
    Maps are not etched in stone, whether in Ukraine or modern-day Texas. In her debut novel, "Saving Texas," veteran journalist Nancy Stancill immerses her readers into a Texas gubernatorial campaign to secede from the union. Stancill capitalizes on her...
  • Rashi Fein dies at 88; economist considered a father of Medicare

    Rashi Fein dies at 88; economist considered a father of Medicare
    Rashi Fein, a Harvard economist considered one of the fathers of Medicare, who threw his intellectual and moral weight behind full, affordable healthcare for nearly seven decades, stretching from the Truman administration to the Obama presidency, died...