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  • Southland College Prep: Where every graduate earns a scholarship

    Southland College Prep: Where every graduate earns a scholarship
    Ron Anderson has a perfect record. Of the 180 students who have graduated from Southland College Prep Charter High School, every one of them has received a college scholarship, and many have been offered more than one. Yale, Duke, the University of...
  • The Republic's video-game mentality makes theater audience part of show

    The Republic's video-game mentality makes theater audience part of show
    Take a play, a video game and audience participation, and you might end up with The Republic, an interactive experience that organizers are launching in Orlando this spring. During the 90-minute show, audience members make decisions for the actors,...
  • Sue Monk Kidd recognized by Historical Society for fiction, history

    Imagine being given another human being as your 11th birthday present, as happens to Sarah, the heroine of Sue Monk Kidd's 2014 best-seller, "The Invention of Wings." Kidd's fact-based story is about the lives of famed early 19th-century Quaker...
  • National Museum of Industrial History hires new leader

    National Museum of Industrial History hires new leader
    After a national search, officials at the National Museum of Industrial History plucked a veteran museum director from the Lehigh Valley's backyard to complete a nearly 20-year effort to open a Smithsonian-affiliated museum at the former Bethlehem Steel...
  • Family: Teens still critical 6 weeks after resort poisoning

    Two Delaware teenagers sickened by a banned pesticide that was sprayed at the Caribbean resort where they were staying are still in critical condition more than six weeks later, their family said Monday. Sean and Ryan Esmond and their parents fell ill...
  • Family: Teens still critical 6 weeks after resort poisoning

    Two Delaware teenagers are still in critical condition more than six weeks after they were sickened by a banned pesticide that was sprayed at the Caribbean resort where they were staying, their family said Monday. Sean and Ryan Esmond and their parents...
  • Defense faces challenges as theater shooting victims testify

    Half-empty tissue boxes littered the floor of Courtroom 201 after a day in which survivors told stories of heartbreak, revulsion and horror about the night James Holmes shot scores of people inside a packed a suburban Denver movie theater. Some in the...
  • In the NFL — as in business — hiring is hard

    In the NFL — as in business — hiring is hard
    Now that you've seen the NFL draft, you might wonder how those football players are likely to work out as employees, especially those picked early enough to become newly minted millionaire athletes. Will those coveted first-rounders provide great value...
  • Denied admission by first-choice school? Consider transferring later

    Now that the April 1 regular decision deadline has passed — the date set by most college admissions committees to send out their coveted letters of admission or the polite letters of rejection — it is time to celebrate or regroup. It is little...
  • Millennium scholars' perseverance pays off

    Millennium scholars' perseverance pays off
    Chloe Diggs just won a scholarship worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. But right now, she's more concerned with helping her grandmother pay water and electricity bills. "I'm still using up water. I'm still using electricity," said Diggs, a senior at...
  • College Notebook: AACC women's basketball standout earns All-America honors

    College Notebook: AACC women's basketball standout earns All-America honors
    Coach Lonnie Makell has been working hard to rebuild the Anne Arundel Community College women's basketball team. Makell received a big assist this past season from Tiffany McKinney, one of the finest players to suit up for the Pioneers in recent memory....