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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Athletes took fake classes at University of North Carolina, report shows

    Athletes took fake classes at University of North Carolina, report shows
    More than 3,000 students at the University of North Carolina received credit for fake classes over an 18-year period as part of a program that allowed many of them to remain eligible to play sports, according to a report released on Wednesday. The...
  • Report shows fake classes helped athletes at UNC

    Report shows fake classes helped athletes at UNC
    A report into an academic fraud scandal at the University of North Carolina released on Wednesday found that for 18 years two academic advisers ran a program of fake classes that helped many athletes at the school remain eligible to play sports. 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...