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  • Minnesota's launching pad

    HIBBING, Minn. — Set amid tall green pines and even taller rust-colored mounds of tailings, Hibbing is a town that, in one way or another, has been on the move since the late 1800s. That's when the first rail cars full of iron ore began moving to...
  • John W. Dorsey, UMBC chancellor

    John W. Dorsey, UMBC chancellor
    John W. Dorsey, former chancellor of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County who later returned to the classroom where he taught economics, died Monday of respiratory failure at his Laurel home. He was 78. "Many believe that he saved UMBC from...
  • Mexico, Caribbean food festivals

    Mexico, Caribbean food festivals
    Imagine lavish multicourse dinners served on the beach, cocktail parties with celebrity chefs you've seen on TV or wine tastings led by award-winning sommeliers. These are just a few reasons why tourists are flocking to wine and food festivals being...
  • Worn, fractured rail caused Ellicott City train derailment, NTSB determines

    Worn, fractured rail caused Ellicott City train derailment, NTSB determines
    A worn and fractured rail along train tracks in historic Ellicott City caused the massive coal train derailment that killed two local women in 2012, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. The NTSB said it found evidence that the...
  • Manchester Middle School Principal Leaving For Ellington Schools Job

    Manchester Middle School Principal Leaving For Ellington Schools Job
    MANCHESTER — Illing Middle School Principal David Welch is leaving to take a job with Ellington public schools. The Ellington school board on Wednesday appointed Welch principal of Windermere School, which serves kindergarten to sixth-grade...
  • Parkland residents vie for School Board District 4 seat

    Not strangers by any stretch of the imagination, Abby Freedman and Robert "Bob" Mayersohn, candidates for the upcoming School Board District 4 election, won't be spending too much time trying to gather new information about each other. Both Freedman...
  • Youngsters enjoy visit to museum's samurai exhibit

    A group of 25 girls from Brevard County got a special treat recently as they traveled to the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach to enjoy the new samurai exhibit. Their visit was led by one of the museum's docents, who explained the...
  • Area residents receive degrees

    ALBANY LAW SCHOOL, Albany, N.Y., held graduation ceremonies May 16. Area graduates are: Carly Krall, Perkasie, J.D. ALBRIGHT COLLEGE, Reading, held graduation ceremonies May 25. Area graduates are: Allison Amershek, Mahanoy City, bachelor of science...
  • Low-income students have the will; where's the way?

    The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Sunday, July 27: If you think children from low-income homes don't aspire to attend college, think again. They do, but they often lack the academic background and mentors to keep them on...
  • Orange promotes national Teacher of the Year finalist to teacher training position

    Orange promotes national Teacher of the Year finalist to teacher training position
    Teachers of English-language learners will soon see one of their own on the other side of the training table. Orange County Public Schools this week promoted former Westridge Middle School teacher and National Teacher of the Year finalist Dorina Sackman...
  • Americans borrow less than 25 percent of college costs in 2013: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - American families borrowed less to pay for sending their children to college in 2013 than in the previous two years, according to a report from student lender Sallie Mae. Families borrowed only 22 percent of the cost of college, down...