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  • Miramar High right to cut season short

    Miramar High right to cut season short
    It's hard to find a silver lining in the football scandal unfolding at Miramar High School. What little is known at this stage points to a messy affair, with allegations of grade tampering, teacher bribery and cash gifts to players and their families...
  • Miramar grade-fixing for football players 'improper,' district says

    Miramar grade-fixing for football players 'improper,' district says
    Miramar High fixed the grades of three of its football players, prompting the school to strip employees of access to student records and widening concerns about alleged improprieties in the school's powerhouse football program, the Sun Sentinel has...
  • Dr. Pat Fetchero, dentist

    Dr. Pat Fetchero, dentist
    Dr. Pat Fetchero, a longtime Bel Air dentist and an associate professor of dentistry at the University of Maryland, died of heart failure Friday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. He was 91. The son of Salvatore Fetchero, a coal miner, and Teresa...
  • Two more gymnasts take Parkettes pipeline to college scholarships

    Two more gymnasts take Parkettes pipeline to college scholarships
    When Elizabeth "Ebee" Price decided to give up her world championships aspirations in favor of a full gymnastics scholarship at Stanford, she left a big void in the Parkettes National Training Center, but the pipeline between Allentown and Division I...
  • W.Va. student dies after being found without pulse at fraternity house

    W.Va. student dies after being found without pulse at fraternity house
    An 18-year-old West Virginia University student has died two days after police found him unconscious at a fraternity house that was under investigation for its conduct on campus, police and university officials said Friday. Nolan Michael Burch of...
  • West Virginia University student found at fraternity dies

    West Virginia University student found at fraternity dies
    A West Virginia University student found without a pulse at a fraternity house that had lost its charter died on Friday, the school said, a day after it suspended activities by fraternities and sororities. Police said the student, Nolan Burch, 18, of...
  • Emmaus grad Kevin White making better life for himself at West Virginia

    Emmaus grad Kevin White making better life for himself at West Virginia
    Kevin White was checking out websites last weekend, looking at different angles of his one-handed touchdown catch that helped West Virginia beat then-No. 4 ranked Baylor. "It was pretty cool seeing that catch and hearing people talk about it," the senior...
  • BRAIN initiative is underway, funding new ways to map cells, circuits

    BRAIN initiative is underway, funding new ways to map cells, circuits
    Scientists will aim to capture the workings of the human brain in comprehensive recordings, to watch the brain while in motion and to reimagine the world's most complex biological organism as a buzzing network of interlocking circuits with the award of...
  • FSU taps John Thrasher for president

    FSU taps John Thrasher for president
    John Thrasher, an influential state senator, was tapped Tuesday as Florida State University's next president. The university's board of trustees voted to hire Thrasher after an all-day meeting, with members saying he was the best choice to secure needed...
  • John Thrasher chosen as FSU president

    John Thrasher chosen as FSU president
    Over the objections of some faculty and students, state Sen. John Thrasher was chosen Tuesday as Florida State University's next president. The university's board of trustees voted 11-2 to hire Thrasher after an all-day meeting in Tallahassee, with...
  • FSU Faculty Senate votes against Thrasher as presidential finalist

    FSU Faculty Senate votes against Thrasher as presidential finalist
    The Florida State University Faculty Senate, wanting the school's next president to be a distinguished scholar with higher-education leadership experience, voted 39-23 on Wednesday to oppose the inclusion of influential state Sen. John Thrasher as a...