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  • A hard road for the poor in need of cars

    A hard road for the poor in need of cars
    No car, no work. jQuery(document).ready(function(){ jQuery('div#series-box h4.last').html('Map: Alternatives for poor buyers'); }); That's the conclusion Lisa Twombly reached as she fought to hang on to her job as a caretaker for an elderly San...
  • 2013 Graduate School Rankings Released Today

     
    U.S.News & World Report released its annual list of top graduate schools this morning and a number of Florida programs earned a spot within the 2013 national rankings. University of Florida's School of Education, for example, ranks 34th in the country &#...
  • 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...
  • More monkey business in Tennesee schools?

     
    Up in Tennessee they just can't leave it alone. “It” being the state's trademark association with a debate over how man came to be – evolution or creation.     You know, the old monkey debate. The Scopes trial of the 1920s that found ...
  • McManus: Presidential crystal balls

    McManus: Presidential crystal balls
    Unemployment is mired at 9%, and President Obama's poll ratings are mired too. Democrats are dispirited. Republicans are fired up and ready to go. Activists on both the right and the left are demanding change. So is there any way Obama can win reelection...
  • Burroughs High grad Emily Tubert named All-American for second straight year

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene. Burroughs graduate wins second-straight honor at Arkansas: Former Burroughs High standout Emily Tubert surely didn't endure a sophomore slump this season playing for the University of Arkansas women's golf...
  • Debate on whether cursive writing should still be taught

    Debate on whether cursive writing should still be taught
    Darius Riley displays the concentration of a tightrope walker as he fastens his eyes on the lined paper in front of him and grips his No. 2 yellow pencil down to its point to make his most perfect curly letters. "I would rather do it in print because...
  • Dr. John Howard "Jack" Yardley

    Dr. John Howard "Jack" Yardley
    Dr. John Howard "Jack" Yardley, former director of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, who had also been associate dean for academic affairs, died Dec. 7 of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Roland...
  • December 6: Protecting Your Home With Alan Young

    December 6:  Protecting Your Home With Alan Young
    HOME SECURITY: 1. Don't post vacation plans on Facebook 2. Don't post vacation photos while on vacation on Facebook 3. Keep your home well lite 4. Buy Grade 1 Deadbolts 5. Strengthen door frames with EZ Armor to prevent Kick-Ins How His Bad Fortune Could...
  • In the memory of one, it spread to many

     In the memory of one, it spread to many
    SANTA ANA —The convoy made its way across the street and up the stairs with 12-year-old Bella Anderson bringing up the rear with four oversized Nordstrom shopping bags stuffed with presents. At Apartment 103 — the number scribbled on the door...
  • Preckwinkle chooses Florida pathologist to be new medical examiner

    Preckwinkle chooses Florida pathologist to be new medical examiner
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has named her choice to become the new Cook County medical examiner. In an item just added to the Cook County Board's agenda for today's meeting, Preckwinkle proposes that Dr. Stephen J. Cina replace Dr. Nancy...