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  • Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher

    Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher
    Developers citing new scientific evidence are pressing to end federal protections for the California gnatcatcher, whose status as a threatened species has barred development in many areas of prime Southern California coastal real estate for two decades....
  • Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes

    Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes
    When Austin Holland was being considered for his job as the sole seismologist at the Oklahoma Geological Survey in 2009, his interviewer posed a wry question: "Are you going to be able to entertain yourself as a seismologist in Oklahoma?" Back then, the...
  • Clyde Snow dies at 86; forensic anthropologist read old bones' secrets

    Clyde Snow dies at 86; forensic anthropologist read old bones' secrets
    When Clyde Snow testified at the 2006 genocide trial of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, the defendant confronted him with a question Snow futilely yearned to answer. As one of the world's foremost forensic anthropologists, the wisecracking, chain-smoking...
  • Central Florida 2012 Super60: No. 1, Ty Darlington, C, Apopka

    Central Florida 2012 Super60: No. 1, Ty Darlington, C, Apopka
    Apopka senior offensive lineman Ty Darlington was posed with a question on Friday that no one had ever asked. The 6-foot-4, 272-pound blocker has lofty goals heading into his senior year of high school, and it never dawned on him that he would ever...
  • WBAL names local radio veteran Merrie Street as news director

    WBAL names local radio veteran Merrie Street as news director
    WBAL radio Monday named Merrie Street as news director replacing Mark Miller, who resigned last month. Street, whose resume includes news director and anchor duties at WLIF and WPOC, starts Monday, according to an email from Ed Kiernan, station general...
  • Active video games don't mean kids exercise more

    Active video games don't mean kids exercise more
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - All that virtual boxing, bowling and dancing along with video game systems might not be helping kids meet their daily exercise requirements, a new study suggests. In the report, kids who were given so-called active video games...
  • John Uri Crites

    John Uri Crites
    John Uri Crites, 85, a retired aerospace engineer, husband, father (5), grandfather (14) and great-grandfather (21) passed away peacefully at home in Newport Beach, October 5, 2011. John was born in Los Angeles, 1925 to Viola Agnes Uri and Clarence Dynes...
  • Doctors increase age range for ADHD diagnosis

    Doctors increase age range for ADHD diagnosis
    Children as young as 4 can be diagnosed and treated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The new recommendations update the decade-old guidelines, which covered children ages 6...
  • JOHNNIE R. BETSON

    JOHNNIE R. BETSON
    JOHNNIE R. BETSON 1928 – 2011 Johnnie Richard Betson, Jr. was born in Fort Worth Texas on December 6, 1928 and was raised by his loving parents Johnnie Richard Sr. and Prebble Carey. Johnnie joined the Marines the day after graduating from high...
  • Flawed thinking in push for UM merger

    Flawed thinking in push for UM merger
    State Sen. Thomas V. Mike Miller supports merging the University of Maryland, College Park campus and University of Maryland, Baltimore professional schools in order to raise their national rankings based on total research funding. Compilers of the most...
  • PASSINGS: Carlo Rambaldi, David Scott

    PASSINGS: Carlo Rambaldi, David Scott
    Carlo Rambaldi Oscar-winning special effects master Carlo Rambaldi, 86, an Academy Award-winning special effects master known as the father of "E.T.," died Friday in southern Italy after a long illness, Italian news media reported. He won visual...