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  • One of two Canadian soldiers run over by suspected militant dies

    One of two Canadian soldiers run over by suspected militant dies
    The fatal attack on a Canadian soldier by a suspected Islamic militant in Quebec was "clearly linked to terrorist ideology," Canada's public safety minister said on Tuesday. It was the first fatal attack on Canadian soil involving Islamic militants, and...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: What's in a salute?

    E pluribus unum is Latin and means “out of many, one.” The saying was originally the motto of the United States, but in 1956 Congress adopted “In God We Trust.” The earlier slogan was a fitting descriptor for the fledgling...
  • Giants' blueprint for success isn't easily deciphered

    The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense and speed to kill. The Oakland Athletics have a way, the zig-when-...
  • New Dodgers exec Andrew Friedman long on optimism, short on specifics

    New Dodgers exec Andrew Friedman long on optimism, short on specifics
    At his introductory news conference Friday, the Dodgers' new president of baseball operations confirmed Don Mattingly would manage the team next season and that a general manager would be hired. That was about the extent of what Andrew Friedman...
  • Heat edge Rockets before a season of change for both

    Heat edge Rockets before a season of change for both
    In a week, it will be for real, whether the Miami Heat are ready or not. To a degree, that makes the Heat like Tuesday's opponent at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Houston Rockets, a team returning with a different look, awaiting the starting line to...
  • Newport council election has unaccustomed feistiness

    Even as councils in neighboring cities have come to accept sharply split votes along political lines as the norm, elected officials in Newport Beach have long said they've avoided letting ideological differences get in the way of prudent decision-making....
  • 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...
  • Deep Creek's Blue Moon Rising vacation village

    More than 150 years ago, famed philosopher Henry David Thoreau published his iconic book “Walden,” which chronicled his two years living as one with nature in a cabin set on Walden Pond in Massachusetts. Today, some travelers who seek a...
  • Smart is not a dirty word [Commentary]

    Smart is not a dirty word [Commentary]
    As the school year hits its stride, many parents and teachers of K-12 students feel overburdened with all-too-familiar concerns about failing schools, common core standards and teaching to the test. Now experts are adding one more thing to worry about:...
  • For governor, Charlie Crist offers better ideas, better choice

    For governor, Charlie Crist offers better ideas, better choice
    Charlie Crist is a Republican turned independent turned Democrat. He has been for and against the Affordable Care Act, for and against reproductive rights, and for and sort of against the 2009 economic stimulus. He bolted when times got tough and...
  • Lehigh Valley companies planning to increase spending and hiring, economist says

    Lehigh Valley companies planning to increase spending and hiring, economist says
    Lehigh Valley businesses continue to increase their hiring and spending expectations. The Lehigh Valley Purchasing and Employment Index, compiled by Bethlehem economist Kamran Afshar, maintained its gradual post-recession recovery in October, rising to...