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  • New species of hammerhead shark confirmed

    New species of hammerhead shark confirmed
    The discovery of a new species of hammerhead shark may sound like bad news for swimmers. But shark bites are rare, and it turns out this may be worse news for sharks. The shark, as yet unnamed, closely resembles the scalloped hammerhead shark, a species...
  • South Carolina dismisses Stephen Garcia

     
    South Carolina dismisses Stephen Garcia...
  • Orange honors 97 seniors admitted to top colleges

     
    The Orange County School Board is recognizing tonight its top one percent — nearly 100 students admitted to top colleges from amongst about 10,000 high school graduates this year. The district's traditional high schools provided the names of their...
  • Transcript error leaves cadet’s future in limbo

     
    A counselor who has been let go from Ocoee High School was responsible for transcript errors that led at least one graduate to initially be denied a Bright Futures scholarship. Justin Kraus, along with his parents Sally and Brian, spoke to the School...
  • Should the Ripkens accept a scholarship?

    It was exciting to hear that Ryan Ripken received a full scholarship to attend the University of South Carolina ("O's draft one more Ripken — Cal's son," June 7). How proud parents Cal Ripken Jr. and Kelly Ripken must be. But, wouldn't it have...
  • Chicago Fed chief thinks data is in his corner when it comes to changing policy

    Chicago Fed chief  thinks data is in his corner when it comes to changing policy
    Charles Evans believes the nation's unemployment rate is unacceptably high, and he has a plan to get Americans back to work. In an election year, this sounds like political rhetoric. But Evans isn't running for office. As president and chief executive...
  • Q&A: Greg Street, 'World of Warcraft' Lead Systems Designer (Pt. 1)

    Q&A: Greg Street, 'World of Warcraft' Lead Systems Designer (Pt. 1)
    Greg Street took an unusual path to being one of the lead developers on the most massive video game in history. The McDaniel College graduate returns to his alma mater on April 30 in a free event open to the public called "SmartTALK," where Street will...
  • Considering LASIK surgery?

    Considering LASIK surgery?
    It's been a little over a year since Joseph Schnell, an elevator construction worker from Philadelphia, had LASIK eye surgery to correct his nearsighted vision. Rather than becoming clearer and sharper, though, Schnell's vision soon was plagued by near-...
  • Slavery And The Persistent Memory

    In any culture, the past and present swirl around each other, touching and, in some sense, changing the other. During the recently ended rebel war in Sierra Leone, as during the slave trade, people made desperate choices to protect themselves and their...