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  • Nic Pizzolatto, the brooding poet behind 'True Detective'

    Nic Pizzolatto, the brooding poet behind 'True Detective'
    When Nic Pizzolatto was 5, he had an epiphany. It wasn't the usual childhood one about finger-painting or bike-riding or other regular kid stuff. It was that one day he would die. "You know how people say that young people feel immortal? I don't know...
  • Disclosure about me, what I believe

    Disclosure about me, what I believe
    Last year, Orlando lost an iconic figure when former Sentinel columnist Charley Reese passed away. One of Charley's New Year's traditions was a disclosure column — revealing what he believed, how he made a living and to whom he was...
  • Walter R. Fallaw Jr., Washington College professor

    Walter R. Fallaw Jr., Washington College professor
    W. Robert "Bob" Fallaw Jr., a retired Washington College history professor, died of multiple myeloma complications Dec. 13 at the Hospice Center of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 78. Born in Durham, N.C., he was the son of Walter Robert Fallaw Sr.,...
  • Popular Highland Park High School marching band director to leave his post

    Popular Highland Park High School marching band director to leave his post
    Jim Hile has signed his own marching orders. The popular leader of the Highland Park High School marching band has chosen to leave his position and the school at the end of the academic year. His last high school football game appearance was Oct. 25....
  • Bad vibrations? Truck drivers at risk for aggressive prostate cancer

    Bad vibrations? Truck drivers at risk for aggressive prostate cancer
    Warning: Driving a truck for a living can be hazardous to your health — if you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, researchers said Tuesday. Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in men, and in most cases it’s basically...
  • Family finances: Ranking the best values in private colleges

    Our annual rankings of the best values in private colleges and universities (kiplinger.com/links/privatecolleges) highlight some interesting trends -- one of which is that private four-year schools are pumping the brakes on tuition increases. This year,...
  • Recent UConn Graduates' App Matches Partiers, Sober Drivers

    Recent UConn Graduates' App Matches Partiers, Sober Drivers
    When Sobrio's co-founders gave their business pitch at Connecticut's Innovation Summit a year ago, they were a bit intimidated. After all, Tom Bachant and Nadav Ullman were both undergraduates at the University of Connecticut. Sobrio, which uses a...
  • Maria Trent, on the ascent

    Maria Trent, on the ascent
    Simply referring to Maria Trent, M.D., as a pediatrician is a bit like calling Barack Obama an executive. The Johns Hopkins Children's Center doctor's continuing achievements as a researcher, clinician, professor and advocate for adolescent health...
  • Patience pays off for Laurel's Reybold [Commentary]

    Patience pays off for Laurel's Reybold [Commentary]
    After two seasons as a walk-on at UNC-Wilmington, which meant his parents were footing most of the bill for college, the work ethic and patience of Shane Reybold of North Laurel was rewarded before his junior year in 2012 when he was put on an athletic...
  • Hypnosis: You are getting sleepy ... and calm, and thin, and ...

    Hypnosis: You are getting sleepy ... and calm, and thin, and ...
    Ever wonder why some people, even under adverse circumstances, set goals and achieve them effortlessly? Some of them, undoubtedly, are hard-wired to succeed. They just set themselves in a direction and their mind handles the rest. But that ability is...
  • Kiplinger's ranks UCF 42nd nationally for best value

    Kiplinger's ranks UCF 42nd nationally for best value
    UCF ranks 42nd in the nation on a new list of Best Values in Public Colleges released by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. Several public universities in Florida made the annual Top 100 ranking, which based on such things as the total cost of...