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  • Four athletes honored at Brian Piccolo awards

    Looking at Calvary Christian's Tristan Peyton one might see the striking physical resemblance that he has with former Chicago Bears fullback Brian Piccolo. After talking to him, one might find that they bear a mental and emotional resemblance as well....
  • 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,...
  • Fort Meade: North County student is on a roll, with little time to spare

    Fort Meade: North County student is on a roll, with little time to spare
    Renee Riffey can't decide among the myriad universities that are actively courting her and offering major scholarships, and it's all due to her prodigious talent as a women's bowling champion. The senior at North County High School is looking at...
  • East Stroudsburg University failed to fully protect kids, auditor general finds

    The state Auditor General's Office said Tuesday that East Stroudsburg University failed to conduct criminal background checks and child abuse clearances at 229 youth camps and non-university events involving minors held over a three-year period. ESU...
  • Warby Parker's new Lincoln Park store opening Saturday

    Warby Parker's new Lincoln Park store opening Saturday
    Warby Parker's first permanent store in the Midwest is scheduled to open Saturday in Lincoln Park, down the street from the temporary shop it has operated for five months. The new shop, at 851 W. Armitage Ave., is the 12th retail store the online eyewear...
  • C. Milton Wright's O'Mara twins finish one-two in state swimming championship

    C. Milton Wright's O'Mara twins finish one-two in state swimming championship
    Spectators could be forgiven if they did a double-take at the end of the girls 100-yard breaststroke at the Class 3A-2A-1A state swimming championships at the Prince George's County Sports and Learning Complex on Friday night. The top-two finishers looked...
  • HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds

    HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds
    Western lowland gorillas in southern Cameroon appear to be the source for the second-most-lethal category of the immunodeficiency virus that crossed into humans, a new study suggests. The category, called HIV-1 group O, has not been nearly as...
  • In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?

    In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?
    When it comes to the honesty demanded of public figures, Americans appear to be a fickle bunch. Former President Clinton is once again a widely admired leader, despite infamous prevarications regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In contrast,...
  • Arts News: Touchstone receives prestigious grant

    Arts News: Touchstone receives prestigious grant
    TOUCHSTONE RECEIVES GRANT FOR 'JOURNEY FROM THE EAST' Touchstone Theatre received a $20,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation for the completion of its two-year community project "Journey from the East." The project concludes with a free, large-...
  • Diet and exercise alone are no cure for obesity, experts say

    Diet and exercise alone are no cure for obesity, experts say
    At long last, a group of respected physicians and obesity researchers has stepped forward to challenge the facile bromide that America's weight issues can be easily fixed by diet and exercise. Take note, glib-talking doctors and legislators, rail-thin...
  • Lafayette football star Brendan McGinty commits to play for the University of Pennsylvania

    Lafayette football star Brendan McGinty commits to play for the University of Pennsylvania
    Brendan McGinty has coveted two dreams: playing Division I football and attending an Ivy League school. He realized both on Friday when he committed to play for the University of Pennsylvania. McGinty, a Lafayette High senior who starred at...