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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...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    Promotions, hires and recognition at South Florida employers. Culinary Angel León was appointed executive chef of Modern Garden, a hot stone and crudo lounge, in Miami, owned by Carlos and Maryam Miranda. In addition, Chef León will oversee their...
  • Life is a highway with a hairpin happiness curve

    We all want to be happy, don't we? Well, if you're dissatisfied, frustrated or downright miserable, cheer up. There's apparently a cure for you. Even better, it will materialize automatically. Just sit and wait; the very anticipation of its arrival...
  • Mom, children among 6 dead after jet crashes into Maryland home

    Mom, children among 6 dead after jet crashes into Maryland home
    An executive jet crashed into a Maryland house on Monday, killing all three people aboard the plane and a mother and two children inside the house, a fire official said. The pilot of the jet who died in the crash had previously crashed a plane...
  • Facing an epidemic of mislabeled seafood

    Facing an epidemic of mislabeled seafood
    In 2004, a team of scientists in my research lab, then at the University of North Carolina, used DNA sequencing to show that at least 60% of fish sold as red snapper in markets across the U.S. were mislabeled and were other species. The seafood industry...
  • Two challenge Wittman in 1st District

    U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Stafford, faces two challengers Tuesday for his seat in Virginia's 1st Congressional District. Democrat Norm Mosher and Independent Green Party candidate Gail Parker are attempting to unseat Wittman, who is serving his third term...
  • Toxins in the environment can make you older than your years

    Source: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill whatdoctorsknow.com CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Why are some 75-year-olds downright spry while others can barely get around? Part of the explanation, according to research published recently in Cell Press...
  • NCAA should punish the University of North Carolina for cheating scandal

    NCAA should punish the University of North Carolina for cheating scandal
    The University of North Carolina has acknowledged that a vast scheme of fake classes operated at the school for nearly two decades. More than 3,000 students — about half of them athletes — got credit for classes that required no attendance...
  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • 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...