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  • 'Harry Holtzman and American Abstraction' on View at the Florence Griswold Museum

    'Harry Holtzman and American Abstraction' on View at the Florence Griswold Museum
    Harry Holtzman (1912-1987) was, for a brief window of time in the 1930s, practically the face of abstract art in America. The Brooklyn native, who lived in a converted barn in Lyme for the last 20 years of his life, helped inject the optimism,...
  • Silent Sustained Reading Program at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy

    Silent Sustained Reading Program at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy
    Sustained silent reading, also known as “SSR,” is a program that every student, teacher and administrator at SMSA takes part in. The SSR program has been adopted to promote reading for enjoyment and as a life skill. Three times a week, ...
  • In Theory: Reflections on 'What's it all for?'

    The British Humanist Assn. recently began a poster campaign in the London Underground offering a daily “Thought for the Commute,” not only to garner attention for the association, but also to get commuters to ponder the meaning of life....
  • UF's Kurt Roper looks to reignite, not reinvent offense as Gators prep to face Vols

    GAINESVILLE — It's been less than a month, but the Eastern Michigan game seems like a long time ago for Kurt Roper. When UF visits Tennessee on Saturday it will four weeks since Roper's up-tempo offense seemed to signal a new, optimistic era under...
  • Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us

     Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us
    Ahhh, the beach. The baking sun, soft sand, cresting waves and sea breeze on your face. There's nothing quite like spending time at South Florida's beaches. Why do we feel so good there? And are the benefits from the beach physical or psychological?...
  • Brown attacks on Hogan seem shady, even desperate

    Brown attacks on Hogan seem shady, even desperate
    I went on YouTube to watch a gruesome video of a wild animal called a fisher, or fisher cat, attacking a silver fox — someone told me it would be educational, if you must know why — but I had to watch Anthony Brown tear into Larry Hogan first....
  • Islamic State's secret weapon in Iraq? Wheat, other grains

    Islamic State's secret weapon in Iraq? Wheat, other grains
    For Salah Paulis, it came down to a choice between his faith and his crop. A wheat farmer from outside Mosul, Paulis and his family fled the militant group Islamic State early last month. The group overran the family farm as part of its offensive that...
  • Syria raids show Saudi, UAE ambition to extend regional authority

    By William Maclean and Angus McDowall DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) - The decision by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to join air strikes in Syria reflects an increasingly muscular foreign policy by the Gulf Arab heavyweights that has already...
  • Rotation gives Indians cause for optimism

    The Sports Xchange Rotation gives Indians cause for optimism CLEVELAND -- One year after making the American League wild-card game, the Cleveland Indians were competitive again in 2014, remaining in contention until the season's final week. While the...
  • Richard F. Thompson dies at 84; USC scientist traced physical aspects of memory

    More than a century ago, Ivan Pavlov showed he could make trained dogs salivate when they heard a bell, invoking the memory of food. But it wasn't until the 1980s that USC neuroscientist Richard F. Thompson cracked the mystery of how those types of...
  • Marla Ridenour: Offensively challenged Indians favor balanced lineup over big bat theory

    CLEVELAND I walked away from the Indians' American League wild card loss to the Tampa Bay Rays last year obsessed with one thought: The Tribe needed a big bat. The 2014 season ended Sunday with the Indians finishing three games out of the second wild...