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  • Northwestern debaters capture record 15th national title

    Northwestern debaters capture record 15th national title
    It is probably not a good idea to start an argument with Northwestern University seniors Arjun Vellayappan and Alex Miles. The two students recently returned to the Evanston campus from Iowa having won the 2015 National Debate Tournament. It was the...
  • Colorful, former Capital reporter Earl Kelly dies

    Colorful, former Capital reporter Earl Kelly dies
    When he was a boy and poor in the rural South, Earl Kelly raised hogs to afford college. When he died Wednesday, he had master's and law degrees, journalism awards and an unfinished novel. He was 64 and he was, well, only Earl. I'm an older guy,...
  • Chris Paul's wife, Jada, to host prom dress giveaway

    Chris Paul's wife, Jada, will host the fourth annual Prom Dress Giveaway on Saturday at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Chris Paul Foundation, which was founded by the point guard in 2005 in honor of...
  • 5 projects to get Obamacare research funds totaling $64M

     5 projects to get Obamacare research funds totaling $64M
    The latest round of research funding through the Affordable Care Act was approved Tuesday, totaling $64 million for five projects. More dollars will be awarded throughout the year. Illinois hospitals so far have secured about $35 million since 2012 to...
  • Scientists get egg on their faces

    Scientists get egg on their faces
    "OK. … Bummer." Tufts University professor Miriam Nelson, on learning that a federal panel would recommend abandoning its caution about cholesterol-laden foods, The Washington Post, Feb. 10, 2015. Bummer? Yeah, we'll say. Cholesterol, defamed...
  • Study: State faces shortage of specialty doctors

    Study: State faces shortage of specialty doctors
    TALLAHASSEE — As Florida grows and gets more gray, a shortage of physicians in certain specialty areas could strain the health-care system, leading to longer wait times, lower-quality care and higher costs. That's the conclusion of a study released...
  • U.S. poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol in diet

    The nation's top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption. The group's finding that cholesterol in the diet need...
  • Schneider touched by those who showed up to see his Hall of Fame induction

    Schneider touched by those who showed up to see his Hall of Fame induction
    Northampton High School's recent Hall of Fame ceremony drew a lot of attention because the 1992-93 national championship wrestling team was inducted. But beyond those wrestlers, five exceptional individuals were honored, well deserving of their own...
  • Hazing at Md. colleges includes humiliation, coercion, hospital trips

    Hazing at Md. colleges includes humiliation, coercion, hospital trips
    In their zeal to join a fraternity at Towson University, Brad Notaro and his fellow pledges submitted to a battery of humiliation and abuse. At the direction of students they hoped would make them brothers at Pi Lambda Phi, they ran and performed...
  • Houghland joins Chesapeake Bank as senior VP in Williamsburg

    Houghland joins Chesapeake Bank as senior VP in Williamsburg
    Chesapeake Bank recently hired Leigh Houghland as senior vice president and commercial loan officer to serve the Williamsburg market. “We are very pleased to have Leigh on board. He will be instrumental in Chesapeake’s Williamsburg market...
  • On the Spot: Honor seat reservations? That's up to the airline

    Question: In the Oct. 12 Letters column in the Travel section, a letter headlined "Gloomy Skies" recounted that a US Airways customer service representative said that the airline was not legally obligated to honor seat reservations. Is this fact or...