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  • Comcast, Hoping to Hook Kids on Cable, Launches Internet-Based TV Service with 7 Colleges

    Comcast has found a new bundling model to bring pay TV to the next generation of consumers: The cable giant is delivering an 80-channel package, streamed to computers, tablets and smartphones, for free with the price of room and board for college kids....
  • Review: 'Excellent Sheep' by William Deresiewicz

    Review: 'Excellent Sheep' by William Deresiewicz
    What is college for? To learn to think, to grapple with meaning and purpose, to ask how to live? Or to prepare for a career, to rack up an impressive resumé, to ask how to make a lot of money? Unsurprisingly, William Deresiewicz, former associate...
  • Where the food is both scarce and risky

    PHILADELPHIA For the poor, food is not only scarce, it's often rotten and germ-ridden. Corner stores and small supermarkets that feed vast swaths of impoverished Philadelphia offer bacteria-laced foods in unhealthy conditions that can lead to foodborne...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • Alyssa Rapp, director, Spark

    Alyssa Rapp, director, Spark
    Alyssa Rapp, founder and chief executive officer of wine and craft beer industry media company Bottlenotes Inc., has joined the National Board of Directors of Spark, a Chicago-based nonprofit youth apprenticeship program. Rapp also is on the board of...
  • Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'

    Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'
    NEW HAVEN — Women's Business Development Council President Fran Pastore offered a new twist on the personal-finance adage "pay yourself first." Do the same with health and wellness, Pastore told a group of female athletes. "The busier you are,...
  • Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study. Up to half of older people in the U.S. received cancer screenings even...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • Rick Perry on 'Fox News Sunday'; Missouri governor on 3 shows

    The Sunday morning guest list: Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo., will discuss the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the Ferguson protests on NBC's "Meet the Press," CBS' "Face the Nation" and CNN's "State of the Union." Gov. Rick Perry, who was...
  • Oscar-winning film company will digitize 500 films made by Andy Warhol

    Andy Warhol made more than 500 films between 1963 and 1972. Some ran for eight and a half hours while others lasted four minutes. Soon after he was shot in June 1968, Warhol withdrew most of his early art films from circulation. After his death in 1987, a...
  • MARC Of Manchester Appoints Interim Leader

    MARC Of Manchester Appoints Interim Leader
    MANCHESTER — MARC, Inc., which serves developmentally disabled people in the Manchester area, has appointed an interim leader as the organization seeks a replacement for former executive director Ken Charpentier. Terry Schmitt, an ordained minister...