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  • Justice Department's Ferguson report to be published by New Press

    Justice Department's Ferguson report to be published by New Press
    New Press will publish the U.S. Department of Justice's "Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department" and bring it to bookstores in July. The report, the result of a six-month DOJ investigation, found rampant injustice in the Missouri town where...
  • Curtis Gans, a man who changed the course of history

    Curtis Gans, a man who changed the course of history
    In high-stakes politics, sometimes the action of a little-known player drastically alters the chessboard with significant results. Such was the case of Curtis Gans, a serious game-changer who, as a University of North Carolina graduate, helped engineer...
  • Curtis Gans dies at 77; liberal activist and journalist

    Curtis Gans dies at 77; liberal activist and journalist
    Curtis Gans, a liberal activist, journalist and recognized expert on voter turnout in the United States, has died. He was 77. Gans, a northern Virginia resident, died of lung cancer Sunday night at a hospital in Frederick, Md., said his son, Aaron Gans....
  • North Carolina reportedly reaches settlement with fraud whistle-blower

    North Carolina reportedly reaches settlement with fraud whistle-blower
    The University of North Carolina has agreed to pay a settlement to a former employee who helped spark the NCAA's academic fraud investigation of the university's athletic program. According to the Raleigh News & Observer, North Carolina has agreed to...
  • Bethlehem Catholic grad Ziad Haddad has no regrets as wrestling career at Kutztown winds down

    Considering the Division I interest he drew coming out of Bethlehem Catholic as a PIAA wrestling champion, Ziad Haddad never imagined he'd be wearing the golden singlet of Kutztown University in his final collegiate wrestling match. However, given the...
  • In Whitehall, children give away smiles to refugees

    In Whitehall, children give away smiles to refugees
    With chatty enthusiasm and nimble fingers, the children of the Manarah Islamic Academy spent Thursday morning packing resealable bags with the essentials of a healthy mouth: toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss. By the time they finished, they had created...
  • Big game from aspiring doctor, former walk-on Beyer fitting close for Hokies

    Big game from aspiring doctor, former walk-on Beyer fitting close for Hokies
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia Tech’s basketball season ended late Wednesday night with a defeat in which its best player was an undersized former walk-on who often had to check the ACC’s leading rebounder. Talk about a fitting conclusion...
  • Is civility a lost art?

    Is civility a lost art?
    It is more than 50 years since Emily Post, the guru of etiquette, passed away. Has civility passed away with her? When Speaker of the House John Boehner referred to the president's legislation as "crap," I began to wonder. In "The Promise," his best-...
  • Aurora Central Catholic High School tries to cope with death of 2 students

    Aurora Central Catholic High School tries to cope with death of 2 students
    The buzz of activity common to high school hallways was missing Wednesday when Mark Krebs stepped inside Aurora Central Catholic High School. It was "quiet as a mouse," the recently retired administrator said. Few teachers tried to hold classes....
  • Sunshine law not the panacea when it comes to picking a college president

    Sunshine law not the panacea when it comes to picking a college president
    Regarding your recent editorial condemning SB 182, which would exempt the names of potential candidates for state university presidencies from the Sunshine Laws until the last 10 days. My mind flashed to Harvard's David Reisman who wrote that Florida's...
  • At ACC tourney, Hokies seek improbable extension to tough first season under Buzz Williams

    At ACC tourney, Hokies seek improbable extension to tough first season under Buzz Williams
    In about seven months, Christian Beyer will be so deep into first-year medical school classes at the University of North Carolina, he won't have much time to reflect on his senior year playing for Virginia Tech's downtrodden basketball program. Then...