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  • Americans find ways to visit Cuba despite tourism ban

    Americans find ways to visit Cuba despite tourism ban
    "Is travel to Cuba for tourist activities permitted? No." That's what the U.S. Treasury Department website says. And yet Havana is loaded with Americans, from the Floridita bar, where they pose for photos with a bust of Ernest Hemingway, to the Rum...
  • University of Florida names new law school dean

    University of Florida names new law school dean
    The University of Florida has selected the first woman dean for the Levin College of Law. Laura Ann Rosenbury was selected Monday to replace Robert Jerry who stepped down in June after 11 years. The Gainesville Sun reports Provost Joe Glover made...
  • Oddly named 'exploding head syndrome' disrupts college students' sleep

    Oddly named 'exploding head syndrome' disrupts college students' sleep
    Nearly one in five college students may suffer from "exploding head syndrome," a psychological condition in which people are abruptly awakened from sleep by imaginary loud noises or blasts. That's according to Washington State University researchers...
  • On winter roads, a de-icing stew of more than just rock salt

    On winter roads, a de-icing stew of more than just rock salt
    Friday marks the first day of spring, but tell that to cities still smothered in snow. Consider Boston, which Sunday set a new record for snow in a single season there — 108.6 inches. The city famous for tossing tea into the harbor has lately...
  • Utah State creates hotline to help grieving pet owners

    Utah State creates hotline to help grieving pet owners
    As a first-year veterinary science student at Utah State University, it's not surprising that one of Erin Hughes' best friends is a black Labrador named Charly. "I got her as a puppy in high school," Hughes said. "She has been one of my most loyal...
  • The Harbor Report: Rowing coach put the 'sea' in OCC

    Between 1983 and 1985, I was at the Orange Coast College sailing center almost every day as a member of the OCC sailing team and then one year as coach. During this time, I met people like Jim Jorgensen, Brad Avery and Dave Grant. At that time, Grant...
  • Ray Nagel dies at 87; former UCLA quarterback, Rams exec

    Ray Nagel dies at 87; former UCLA quarterback, Rams exec
    Ray Nagel, a UCLA quarterback in the 1940s who became a college football coach and athletic director before a stint in the front office of the Los Angeles Rams in the 1980s, has died. He was 87. Nagel died Jan. 15 in San Antonio, according to the...
  • Africa's scourge, Chicago's crusade

    Africa's scourge, Chicago's crusade
    The Ginyebus know wild animals. They live six miles from the world-renowned Serengeti National Park, where tourists pay thousands of dollars to photograph the same wildlife the family sees as part of ordinary life: leopards, wildebeest, jackals and,...
  • Money tight and work in Tanzania challenging for Chicagoan

    Money tight and work in Tanzania challenging for Chicagoan
    Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen treated more like livestock than pets.     But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania do get named, their owners tend...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo battling rabies in Tanzania

    Lincoln Park Zoo battling rabies in Tanzania
    Tucked in a quiet corner of the bustling area occupied by this town's bus station and central market, the setup doesn't look like much: a few of the country's ubiquitous four-wheel-drive vehicles, some men in dress shirts, and a red bucket and a couple of...
  • Scott H. DunhamMay 7, 1950 - October 26, 2014

    Scott H. Dunham<br/>May 7, 1950 - October 26, 2014
    Scott H. Dunham of Glendale, California, died on October 26, 2014 from complications from pneumonia. He was surrounded by his family. Scott was born on May 7, 1950, in Seattle, Washington, but spent his formative years in Anaheim, California. He moved...