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  • Listen to nurses who blow the whistle on shoddy Ebola care

    Listen to nurses who blow the whistle on shoddy Ebola care
    To the editor: A second healthcare worker has tested positive for Ebola. We know that protective precautions were not adequate at Dallas' Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and nurses were afraid to voice their concerns. ("Nurses at Dallas hospital...
  • Chris McCarthy Adds Oversight of Viacom's Logo TV to His MTV2 Duties

    Chris McCarthy, the MTV Networks executive who supervises MTV2 and mtvU, is getting more responsibility. He will now oversee all creative and business functions for sister cable network Logo TV. He is already an executive vice president of MTV and...
  • Best and worst ads in this year's U.S. Senate races

    Best and worst ads in this year's U.S. Senate races
    It's autumn in an even-numbered year, time for the hard-fought playoffs in our national sport. I am speaking, of course, about congressional elections. If you live in one of the 11 states with a close race for the U.S. Senate, you already know this....
  • Hearing for Michael Ballard delayed amid pending execution

    Hearing for Michael Ballard delayed amid pending execution
    A court hearing for mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard was delayed by a month on Tuesday, but the larger question of whether his impeding execution will be stayed remained unanswered. A day after Gov. Tom Corbett signed Ballard's death warrant,...
  • Calculators You Can Count On: Buy Or Rent, Cost Of Living, Best Cell Plan . . .

    Calculators You Can Count On: Buy Or Rent, Cost Of Living, Best Cell Plan . . .
      There's a reason "do the math" has all but disappeared from popular culture — with online calculators, who needs to do the math? Here are a few online calculators, numbers lovingly crunched, that might make life somewhat more precise. Cost...
  • First National Bank of Suffield hires new CFO

    Nancy Viggiano, president and CEO of the First National Bank of Suffield, welcomes Ronald J. Moccio, Jr. as senior vice president and CFO. Moccio takes the position upon the retirement in September of John Tinnirella, who served as the bank's chief...
  • Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons

    Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons
    The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse. His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
  • Medical marijuana could reduce painkiller abuse, study suggests

    Medical marijuana could reduce painkiller abuse, study suggests
    Could medical marijuana be an antidote for the nation's scourge of fatal overdoses caused by prescription pain medication? A new study suggests the answer is yes, and it's set off a flurry of medical debate over the risks and benefits of making cannabis...
  • Rashi Fein dies at 88; economist considered a father of Medicare

    Rashi Fein dies at 88; economist considered a father of Medicare
    Rashi Fein, a Harvard economist considered one of the fathers of Medicare, who threw his intellectual and moral weight behind full, affordable healthcare for nearly seven decades, stretching from the Truman administration to the Obama presidency, died...
  • How much more bad behavior will fans tolerate from entitled athletes?

     How much more bad behavior will fans tolerate from entitled athletes?
    We are outraged and saddened, conflicted and confused. We're also to blame. Not to excuse the latest wave of athletes behaving badly (Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, Adrian Peterson) or even foolishly (Jameis Winston). And not to defend enablers such as the...
  • BBHS's new principal strives for 'continuous improvement'

    Fred J. Barch, 52, is the new principal of Boynton Beach Community High School. Originally from Pennsylvania, Barch is married to Sandy and the couple has two children, Julia, 21 and Collin, 18, who recently graduated from Park Vista Community High...