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  • Traffic experts on red light camera study

    Traffic experts on red light camera study
    Here are comments from nationally recognized traffic experts who provided guidance to Tribune reporters during the process of gathering data for the study.   Raghavan Srinivasan, Ph.D., senior transportation research engineer, University of North...
  • Rejected, then erroneously accepted by your favorite college? Move on

    It might have appeared to be an early holiday present when almost 300 prospective Johns Hopkins University students previously denied early admission or deferred for later consideration recently received an email welcoming them to the fold. The trouble...
  • President Obama aging only as fast as the rest of us, researcher finds

    President Obama aging only as fast as the rest of us, researcher finds
    It's arguably his most well-worn joke. President Obama loves to thank supporters who knew him when his hair was more pepper than salt. His driver's license photo is the evidence, he joked at a polling booth this fall. Sometimes he blames his daughters....
  • McAuliffe: Let's look at out-of-state University levels

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe sympathized with a radio caller this morning who hoped to see Virginia implement a cap on out-of-state students at the University of Virginia and other state schools. McAuliffe didn't voice support for such a cap per se, but...
  • Study: Gainesville ranks best college town in Florida

    Study: Gainesville ranks best college town in Florida
    The football season for the University of Florida might not have gone to plan this year, but the capital of Gator Nation has been rated the top college town in the Sunshine State. Personal finance website WalletHub.com conducted a study to find the best...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • George Douglas: He was Mr. Fixit who loved travel, airplanes

    George Douglas: He was Mr. Fixit who loved travel, airplanes
    As a teenager, George Douglas worked at small airport in North Carolina, saving up the money he earned to pay for flying lessons. He made enough, but his mother wouldn't sign the needed waiver for the 17-year-old to obtain a pilot's license. So...