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  • The gubernatorial debates should cut through mudslinging [Commentary]

    The gubernatorial debates should cut through mudslinging [Commentary]
    The presidential election of 2012 and Maryland's gubernatorial election of 2014 have much in common rhetorically in terms of their approaches to issues and spin, the two key components of political persuasion. The 2012 presidential election pitted a...
  • Studying why some kids overcome obstacles, others can't

    Leoandra Onnie Rogers is an exceptional person because she lives beyond the confines of expectations. Rogers, the first in her family to attend college, has a Ph.D. in developmental psychology and is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of...
  • 19% of female University of Oregon students cite sex attacks, survey says

    Nearly 1 in 5 female students at the University of Oregon have been raped or experienced an attempted rape while attending the school, according to a new study, but few said they reported sexual attacks to the authorities. The data come from an online...
  • Goose Island to open taproom, begin tours at Fulton Street brewery

     Goose Island to open taproom, begin tours at Fulton Street brewery
    Back when Goose Island was nearly the only craft brewer in town, getting the public into its Fulton Street brewery was not a priority. The brewery was for making the beer that went on taps and shelves around town, not hosting people and telling stories....
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Regarding political differences, just blame biology

    In an age of heightened political correctness, the suggestion that a person's political orientation might be related to physiology, genes or brain development would probably be considered gauche if not wholly offensive. One isn't born with a propensity...
  • Bortles brings new sense of optimism to Jaguars

    The Sports Xchange Bortles brings new sense of optimism to Jaguars JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- At first glance, the Jacksonville Jaguars seem to be in a bleak situation. They have the worst record in the NFL -- 6-30 -- since owner Shad Khan took control of...
  • No warning signs in ordinary life of trooper slaying suspect

    No warning signs in ordinary life of trooper slaying suspect
    When she saw a strange car parked behind her Ridgeway Street rental property, Sara Smith-Katz assumed the driver was a student at nearby East Stroudsburg University. "Excuse me, you can't park there," Smith-Katz yelled. "Even if I'm staying here?" the...
  • Green offices make employees happier and more productive: study

    Green offices make employees happier and more productive: study
    People who work in a "green" office, literally surrounded by plants, are happier than people in "lean" offices without live foliage, suggests a new study. In experiments, UK researchers found that enriching a lean office with potted plants could increase...
  • Play of defense has been foundation of success for Stevenson football

    Play of defense has been foundation of success for Stevenson football
    According to coach Ed Hottle, Stevenson’s best start in school history has been a long time coming. It’s also a product of inspired play by the defense. Through four games, no opponent has scored more than 19 points in a single game...
  • Review: 'The Glass Cage' by Nicholas Carr

    Review: 'The Glass Cage' by Nicholas Carr
    The opening paragraph of "The Glass Cage," Nicholas Carr's cautionary tale of unchecked technology, puts readers in an airplane on final approach as the Federal Aviation Administration issues a 2013 safety alert. Flight automation, declares the untitled...
  • Jimmy Ellis finally gets set to cut a record

    Jimmy Ellis finally gets set to cut a record
    Chicago alto saxophone master Jimmy Ellis turned 84 in July but, remarkably, never has recorded an album as bandleader. That finally will change on Tuesday, when Ellis' weekly quartet session at Andy's Jazz Club will be recorded live, setting the...