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  • Odd chemicals turn up in drinking water

    Odd chemicals turn up in drinking water
    Trace amounts of sex hormones, prescription drugs, flame retardants and herbicides are being detected in treated drinking water pumped to more than 7 million people in Chicago and its suburbs. In the latest round of testing prompted by a 2008 Tribune...
  • September 2011 Program Guide

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 TOO CHRISTIAN TO BE ELECTED? Are the Republican presidential candidates too Christian? Bill Keller, Executive Editor of the N.Y. Times said they were in a recent major Times Magazine article. The attack, from him and others , on...
  • October 2011 Program Guide

    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2 POLAND A look at the history, culture and religion of Poland (and how those dimensions interpenetrate) with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor Neal Pease and former UWM political science professor Don Pienkos. TUESDAY,...
  • Under a literary spell

    Under a literary spell
    As Lucy Kobbs turned the final page of the seventh and last book in the "Harry Potter" series, she took a pencil to the wall beside her bed and memorialized the end of an era: 7/22/07, 3:20 a.m. "It's one of those books that will stick with me for life,"...
  • Reaching for the fourth level of life

    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Rabbi Moshe Heyn of Temple Israel, Miami. Q: How did you get into your vocation? A: It was somewhat circuitous. I grew up in Baltimore in a secular family....
  • Proof of Anaheim math teacher's skill is in students' test scores

    Proof of Anaheim math teacher's skill is in students' test scores
    Sam Calavitta presides over what may be the noisiest, most spirited math class in the nation. He greets each student personally, usually with a nickname ("Butterfly," "Batgirl" and "Champ" are a few) and a fist bump. Then he launches a raucous, quiz-...
  • Guest blog 1: FAU hoops update

     
    Ok, as you may or may not know, as you read this I will be swatting black flies and mosquitoes and hopefully enticing trout to rise up and grab the fake bugs I present to them in the North Woods......
  • Hoops wins; Around the Belt; etc.

     
    Games Night. As in hoops and football. 7 p.m. football, 7:30 hoops. Wonder if this setup will be back at Lockhart. I could use a nap after the game. - - On the other side of the continent, FAU hoops......
  • Wild day in the Sun Belt; Hoops 2-0 and goes for sweep

     
    It was not a great day to be at home and favored in the Sun Belt on Saturday. Troy loses to FIU. Arkansas State loses to Western Kentucky, Middle Tennessee loses to North Texas. FAU was spared a similar......
  • From the archives: A High-Tech Version of Wallposter

    Driven by a desire to vent rage and sorrow kindled by historic events in their homeland, Chinese scattered throughout the world have turned to a collection of computer networks they have fashioned into a high-tech version of Chinese wallposters. From...