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  • Ferguson unrest's effect on local economy is ambiguous

    ST. LOUIS After the August protests and riot, St. Louis development consultant Ken Nuernberger was visited by a New York real estate investor. He'd watched the news about Ferguson, and wanted to see all the damage. "He thought that it was like half of...
  • Nine District 214 students ace ACT test

     Nine District 214 students ace ACT test
    Nine seniors from all six traditional high schools in Township High School District 214 received a perfect score on the ACT test. Nationally, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students accomplish that. The students from Buffalo Grove High School are...
  • Ex-GOP leader now trains journalists for partisan group

    WASHINGTON Since Kirby Wilbur quit as chairman of the Washington state Republican Party last year, he's held a job that would seem a tricky balance: training objective journalists at an overtly partisan organization. Wilbur is executive director of the...
  • Sources Say Complaint Came From Vanderbilt

    Sources Say Complaint Came From Vanderbilt
    ESTERO, Fla. — Sources within women's basketball confirmed Saturday that the NCAA's ruling of a secondary violation regarding Geno Auriemma's congratulatory phone call to Little League star Mo'ne Davis resulted from a Southeastern Conference...
  • Scientists step up work to find and contain 'the Ebolas of the future'

    Headlines about alarming new viruses have been hard to escape. In just the past few months, the country has confronted its first cases of Ebola, of the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya and of the respiratory disease enterovirus D68. Many other threats,...
  • Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, UM pediatric psychologist

    Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, UM pediatric psychologist
    Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine pediatric psychologist who was an expert in children's behavioral problems, died of pneumonia Oct. 19 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Ruxton resident was 82. "Tom...
  • Study: Mica #2 effective Congressman

    Study: Mica #2 effective Congressman
    Political scientists at the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University have devised a math-based ratings system to measure the effectiveness of Congressmen and U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, rated #2 in all of Congress for the most recently-...
  • College representatives will visit Laguna Beach High

    Laguna Beach High School's annual College Roundup, which allows students and their families to explore postsecondary educational options before visiting college campuses, will take place Oct. 23 in the gym, according to a news release. Attending will be...
  • 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....
  • NFL Kicker Rob Bironas Accused Of Threats, Deadly Chase Before Crash

    NFL Kicker Rob Bironas Accused Of Threats, Deadly Chase Before Crash
    Events leading up to the death of former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas, who died in a single-car crash in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday night, are under investigation by authorities who received multiple inquiries from drivers who claim Bironas...
  • Threats, deadly intent alleged in Rob Bironas crash

    Threats, deadly intent alleged in Rob Bironas crash
    Events leading up to the death of former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas, who died in a single-car crash less than a mile from his home in Nashville on Saturday night, are under investigation by authorities who received multiple inquiries from drivers...