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  • Candidate Cimaglia: 'I'm running for right reasons'

    Lou Cimaglia, candidate for Coral Springs City Commission Seat 4, likes the direction in which the city is headed and wants to do his bit to help it move forward. "The current City Commission is doing a fantastic job," said Cimaglia, who is taking on...
  • Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories

    Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories
    Gerald A. Larue — an ordained minister who became an agnostic, archeologist, religious scholar and debunker of claims such as Lazarus rising from the dead and the discovery of Noah's ark — has died. He was 98. The longtime USC professor of...
  • Helen Bamber dies at 89; tireless activist for torture victims

    Helen Bamber dies at 89; tireless activist for torture victims
    Helen Bamber's father read to her as a child in pre-war Britain, but there was nothing warm or comforting about the experience. He read passages from Hitler's anti-Semitic treatise "Mein Kampf" and articles by Hitler's chief propagandist, Joseph...
  • Gourmet donuts and frozen treats share space at YoNutz

    A freshly made, bacon-maple donut, and a cherry Italian ice and vanilla custard swirl. What do these two desserts have in common? They both are sold — sometimes in the same cup — at YoNutz, a recently opened dessert shop that specializes in...
  • 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...
  • Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time

    Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time
    When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
  • Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, UM pediatric psychologist

    Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, UM pediatric psychologist
    Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine pediatric psychologist who was an expert in children's behavioral problems, died of pneumonia Oct. 19 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Ruxton resident was 82. "Tom...
  • U.S. again turns to Syria's FSA rebels, despite known problems

    U.S. again turns to Syria's FSA rebels, despite known problems
    The veteran rebel stood atop a pile of rocks, gazing across a barbed-wire fence at his homeland, Syria, where a black flag fluttered in the distance. "That's my house, the one with the blue door," said Mohammed, with a gray beard and a beige tunic,...
  • Ryan Kwanten on sports: 'You name it, and I'll try to compete'

    Ryan Kwanten on sports: 'You name it, and I'll try to compete'
    After Ryan Kwanten moved to Los Angeles a dozen years ago, he discovered what he considers the perfect local gym: the great outdoors. Best known for playing Southern heartthrob Jason Stackhouse on HBO's "True Blood," the actor says he stays in shape...
  • Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off

    Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off
    Youth sports long have been seen as a ticket to a college scholarship, and as college costs go ever higher, parents may be putting more pressure on their children to snag some of that cash. "It's become a win-at-all-costs culture," said Jason Sacks,...
  • 'Heads Up' gives great intro to Psychology

    Humans are an enigma, and psychologists are constantly trying to fully comprehend our brains and behavior. "Heads Up Psychology," written by Marcus Weeks with the aid of consultant Dr. John Mildinhall, is one of four new books from DK's new teen...