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  • The Crowd: Reflections on freedom this Fourth of July

    The Crowd: Reflections on freedom this Fourth of July
    On this Fourth of July holiday week, we pause to reflect on the 237-year-long American tradition that, despite flaws, failures and often disputed compromise of values and dreams, stands for justice and freedom. As our people debate the issue of marriage...
  • Finney named to Rimington trophy watch list

    Finney named to Rimington trophy watch list
    Kansas State center B.J. Finney was named to the preseason watch list for the Rimington Trophy on Tuesday. It is an award given to the nation's premier center and this is the second-straight year Finney has been on the list. Here is the full press...
  • UW develops smartphone app to monitor lung strength

    UW develops smartphone app to monitor lung strength
    Want to monitor asthma and other chronic lung problems? Well, there's an app for that. Researchers at the University of Washington developed a new tool that allows people to keep track of their lung function and health at home simply by blowing into...
  • Gene patent case could impact patients, research

    Gene patent case could impact patients, research
    Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah. That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...
  • Finding their young and playful world

    Finding their young and playful world
    For those with cystic fibrosis, there's a litany of medicines to be taken every morning and night. For Rob and Paulette Montelone, it's triple the dosage as they distribute the medication to the three of their five children who have the disease. They...
  • Stair climbs: Getting a leg up

    Stair climbs: Getting a leg up
    I call Stan Schwartz a "stair-ologist." But he prefers a warmer, cuddlier term. "I'm a nerd," says the 52-year-old system analyst for the earthquake computer at Caltech. "I studied the staircase in this building like a bug under a microscope. I took...
  • High school Kiwanis make charity report

    High school Kiwanis make charity report
    Officers of the La CaƱada High School Kiwanis Builders Club recently joined members of the Noon Club to report on recent charitable activities. The students collected nearly 300 pounds of canned food items during its Thanksgiving Food Drive to help stock...
  • Francis Joseph McNerney III, Mount St. Joseph graduate

    Francis Joseph McNerney III, Mount St. Joseph graduate
    Francis Joseph McNerney III, a graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School where he was known as the Fighting Gael mascot, died Dec. 21 at the University of Maryland Medical Center from complications related to a lung transplant. The Canton resident was 23....
  • Center helps give Jewish couples a genetic peace of mind

    Center helps give Jewish couples a genetic peace of mind
    For Ellie and Jeremy Forman, getting married involved much more than walking down the aisle in fancy garb and saying their "I do's" in front of family and friends this past July. Jeremy, 34, an entrepreneur, and Ellie, 29, a community relations...
  • Russell Matthews, actor

    A faulty blackboard sealed Russell Matthew's acting fate. As he took the prop on stage during a skit, it immediately fell apart. "I took a chance to save face and ad-libbed a lament on the funding of our public school system," the Silver Spring...
  • Wrestlers CM Punk and Colt Cabana team up with ComedySportz for fundraiser

    Wrestlers CM Punk and Colt Cabana team up with ComedySportz for fundraiser
    WWE Champion CM Punk will share some of his most entertaining stories Wednesday at the ComedySportz Theatre in Lakeview and then watch as the ComedySportz improv group acts them out. The event will be hosted by fellow wrestler and ComedySportz alum Colt...