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  • Exhibit lauds Philly impact on photography

    The city of Philadelphia is known for many great things — it's the cradle of independence, the birthplace of the cheesesteak, the home of Rocky. It's not generally known as a center of great photography, but it should be, says Santa Bannon, owner of...
  • Himes To Hold 4th District House Seat

    Himes To Hold 4th District House Seat
    BRIDGEPORT -- U.S. Rep. Jim Himes won a fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, besting his Republican challenger Dan Debicella, who conceded the race. Himes first rode into Congress in 2008 on a wave of Democratic support that...
  • Medical marijuana vote should be a no-brainer

    Medical marijuana vote should be a no-brainer
    When I was in pain — at times quite debilitating — from four breast-cancer related surgeries, I wished Florida had medical marijuana because narcotics make me sick. The highly addictive drugs my doctors prescribed made me nauseous and...
  • Early, frequent antibiotic use linked to childhood obesity

    Parents and pediatricians will often reach for antibiotics to treat middle ear infections, strep throat, fevers and other common ailments of childhood. But new research suggests that doing so, and prescribing broad-spectrum antibiotics in particular,...
  • Thomas McK. Marshall Jr., businessman

    Thomas McK. Marshall Jr., businessman
    Thomas McK. Marshall Jr., the founder and former owner of the Serquel Chemical Co., died of heart failure Oct. 4 at Northwest Hospital. He was 76. The son of Thomas McK. Marshall Sr., a businessman, and A. Camille Marshall, a homemaker, Thomas...
  • Christian university finds one college ranking too good not to tout

    Christian university finds one college ranking too good not to tout
    While many colleges and universities actively seek high rankings in publications like U.S. News & World Report, one school has shied away from such self promotion. As leaders of a Seventh-day Adventist institution, Loma Linda University administrators...
  • USOC corrects DeVry tuition issue for bobsledder

    USOC corrects DeVry tuition issue for bobsledder
    Three years ago, the United States Olympic Committee announced a sponsorship deal with DeVry University to provide either full scholarships or discounted tuition in programs for Olympic athletes at the for-profit school and its Keller Graduate School of...
  • White tops Brown 24-13 in Lehigh wrestle-offs

    White got on a roll and Brown didn't put up much resistance until the end. Not that it mattered. Lehigh University's annual Brown and White wrestle-offs isn't about team score. It's about producing results that lead to long-term success. "These guys...
  • A black teen is shot in Kekla Magoon's 'How It Went Down'

    A black teen is shot in Kekla Magoon's 'How It Went Down'
    Kekla Magoon's riveting postmortem account of a tragic shooting is as familiar a scenario in contemporary urban YA fiction as it has been in recent national headlines. "How It Went Down" opens seconds after a white bystander, Jack Franklin, guns down...
  • Senior Living column: Compassion, thought required in all end-of-life decisions

    Apparently, I am going to live to be 95.86. Or, minimally, 89.18. If everything goes well, I might live to be 103.78. This is according to a questionnaire one can complete, devised by the Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania. It was...
  • At Penn, students can get credit for 'Wasting Time on the Internet'

    Lucky creative writing students in a University of Pennsylvania seminar will be able to earn academic credit for wasting time on the Internet next spring. The class, appropriately titled "Wasting Time on the Internet," will require its students to spend...