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  • Five locals named to FHSAA Academic All-State Team

    Five locals named to FHSAA Academic All-State Team
    Five were locals named to the Florida High School Athletic Association Academic All-State team on Monday. There were more than 200 candidates for the award which is extended to the FHSAA's nearly 700 member schools, according to a release. To be...
  • Battle of the mayoral political ads

    Battle of the mayoral political ads
    With less than two weeks before the city's April 7 runoff election, Mayor Emanuel and his opponent, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, are clobbering each other with campaign ads aired on TV and videos shared on social media. Through their...
  • Harriet Bartholow Duncan, 95

    Harriet Bartholow Duncan, 95
    Harriet Bartholow Duncan, a homemaker who helped found a Unitarian church in Rockville, died of dementia March 14 in Cockeysville. She was 95. The daughter of Elias Webster Bartholow and Mildred Booz Bartholow, she grew up in Baltimore and graduated from...
  • Friends, family express shock at bloody arrest of UVA student from Chicago

    Friends, family express shock at bloody arrest of UVA student from Chicago
    As Virginia’s governor ordered an investigation into the arrest of a black Chicago college student outside a pub, friends and family expressed shock that someone as highly regarded as Martese Johnson could wind up bloodied on the ground after a run-...
  • Vaccine refusal helped fuel Disneyland measles outbreak, study says

    Vaccine refusal helped fuel Disneyland measles outbreak, study says
    Although epidemiologists have not yet identified the person who brought measles to Disneyland, a new analysis shows that the highly contagious disease has spread to seven states and two other countries thanks to parents who declined to vaccinate their...
  • New school is a total joke: Zanies offers comedy classes

    New school is a total joke: Zanies offers comedy classes
    Sitting in the darkness that is the inside of Zanies comedy club no matter the time of day or the glare of the sun on Wells Street outside, it is impossible not to be thrown back into the past. That is because the walls of the club, almost every...
  • See a cappella excellence in 'Sing-Off Live'

    At first glance, "The Sing-Off" might seem like just another televised singing competition, with judges, live audiences, and as always, the chance for the young, undiscovered artist to have a shot at stardom. But performers on this NBC show, with the...
  • Universities press Congress for fewer rules

    Universities press Congress for fewer rules
    Some of the nation's top university officials, including the chancellor of the University System of Maryland, are calling on Congress to roll back what they see as a byzantine and ever-expanding system of federal regulations that is costing schools...
  • Why does pot give you the munchies? Blame your brain

    Why does pot give you the munchies? Blame your brain
    Why does smoking marijuana give people the munchies? Yale University researchers got dozens of lab mice stoned in order to find out. Previous scientific studies (and anecdotal evidence) show that when people and animals are exposed to the active...
  • People on the Move: Seafarers' House announces board

    People on the Move: Seafarers' House announces board
    Hiring, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers. Maritime Fort Lauderdale-based Seafarers' House, a nonprofit organization that offers a variety of services to the world's maritime community, announced its board of directors for 2015:...
  • Once easily recognized, signs of measles now elude young doctors

     Once easily recognized, signs of measles now elude young doctors
    It was spring of 2014. Dr. Julia Shaklee Sammons looked around and saw trouble. An infectious disease specialist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, she had read the headlines about new measles cases — including outbreaks in California and...