| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:12 PM
At Stevens Forest Elementary School in Columbia, fifth-graders delight when good behavior leads to rewards, from earning shiny trophies to playing Nintendo Wii with the principal at recess. In fact, they say they've had so much fun being respectful,...
| Dec 16, 2011
— If Doug McMakin's latest experiment is successful, it's going to save travelers some time and hassle at the airport someday soon.
They won't have to take off their shoes when they go through security, because a scanner will examine their feet and...
| Dec 15, 2011
Loren Miller Jr.
Longtime Superior Court judge
Retired Superior Court Judge Loren Miller Jr., 74, the second of three generations of his family to serve on the bench in California, died Dec. 5 of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:53 PM
The University of Oregon marching band is no stranger to prime-time shows — its student musicians have accompanied their football team to a series of back-to-back bowl appearances, including the Bowl Championship Series title game last year.
| Jan 2, 2012
Jayton Jenkins remembers the highlight of his college years at Steven F. Austin, when the lumberjacks played in the division I football playoffs for the first time in the school's history.
"We were celebrating a lot, so my grades sort of took a back...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 2:59 PM
The sounds of voice and guitar blended Sunday before a crowd at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, which hosted an annual recital in memory of the museum's first board of trustees president.
Soprano Gretchen Farrar and guitarist Francisco...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:53 PM
The NCAA handed down penalties Friday to the Radford University men's basketball program for violations that took place under the watch of former head coach Brad Greenberg.
The school was hit with two years probation and a $2,000 fine. In addition, the...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:01 PM
College basketball had been tough enough for Kassandra McCalister. Injuries, personal tragedy and a change of schools all contributed to four years and three collegiate seasons that were considerably less satisfying than her charmed high school career....