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  • Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore

    Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore
    Shore Up Connecticut is a policy mistake. A state loan program named Shore Back Connecticut would make more sense because retreat from the coast is the only viable long-term option. Recent developments in Antarctica have made this crystal clear. As I...
  • Intrigue a guarantee at Eagles training camp

    Intrigue a guarantee at Eagles training camp
    What Chip Kelly succeeded at more than anything else in his first year as coach of the Philadelphia Eagles was raising expectations. As his squad gets set to open training camp on Saturday — all players are due to report Friday — at the...
  • Girls basketball | Hinsdale Central guard commits to Princeton

    Girls basketball | Hinsdale Central guard commits to Princeton
    Hinsdale Central High School senior guard Gabrielle Rush had no doubt on the region of the country where she would play college basketball. Rush wanted to follow in the footsteps of her older brother and sister and attend an Ivy League school on the...
  • Program aims to attract black males into teaching

    PITTSBURGH A doctoral candidate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania recently stood in front of high school students from the Homewood Children's Village and asked how many planned to go to college. All hands shot up, but when he asked how many planned...
  • Donald H. Seitz, civil engineer

    Donald H. Seitz, civil engineer
    Donald H. Seitz, a retired civil engineer who spent most of his career with McLean Contracting Co. of Baltimore and Norfolk, Va., died Aug. 3 of heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. He was 88. The son of Henry Seitz, a Baltimore &...
  • Would Philly museum plan ruin famous 'Rocky' film steps?

    Would Philly museum plan ruin famous 'Rocky' film steps?
    Frank Gehry, the renowned architect, has proposed something radical, heretical, in the "Rocky" movie world: changing the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The museum is about to begin a 10-year renovation, for the most part undeniably fabulous....
  • 6,500-year-old 'Noah' skeleton found by museum

    6,500-year-old 'Noah' skeleton found by museum
    A Philadelphia archaeology museum said on Tuesday its researchers have discovered an extremely rare 6,500-year-old human skeleton in its own basement, where it had been in storage for 85 years. The Penn Museum, affiliated with the University of...
  • The Mortgage Professor: Is a crisis brewing in used car loans?

    Is a crisis brewing in the market for sub-prime loans on used cars? In a long front-page article in the New York Times last month, Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Michael Corkery answer this question affirmatively. Their article cites numerous parallels...
  • Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray

    Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray
    Every school day, students at Carlsbad High tune in their classroom televisions to a news show produced by its award-winning broadcast journalism program. Airing from a well-appointed studio on campus, the report covers topics ranging from final exams...
  • Philly police make arrest in killing of 3-year-old girl

    PHILADELPHIA — Police late Saturday charged a man in the killing of a 3-year-old girl as she was getting her hair braided on her Grays Ferry porch the night before. The death of Tynirah Borum — one of five people hit in the blaze of gunfire...
  • Hopkins could see higher insurance costs from settlement

    Hopkins could see higher insurance costs from settlement
    The $190 million settlement for former patients of Dr. Nikita Levy might be eye-popping, but it won't overwhelm the wealthy Johns Hopkins Health System. Hopkins officials said the payout, which received preliminary court approval Monday, would be...