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  • Construction of new homes hits eight-month high in July

    Construction of new homes hits eight-month high in July
    New-home construction in the U.S. surged to an eight-month high in July, lifting the stock market and prospects for a broader economic recovery. Housing starts jumped 15.7% from June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,093,000, the Commerce...
  • Film Review: 'As Above, So Below'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Beneath the streets of Paris lies a vast network of tunnels just waiting to be exploited by an enterprising found-footage film crew. Imagine the excitement of the rolling-boulder opening scene in "Raiders of the Lost Ark"...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security" by Ann Hagedorn; Simon and Schuster (293 pages, $28) Soldiers for hire have long existed. But the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan...
  • UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's versatility helps fuel Knights' offensive development

    UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's versatility helps fuel Knights' offensive development
    Five decades worth of notes are stowed away in boxes and filing cabinets in UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's home office and garage in Orlando. The scribbling fills notebooks from his first job coaching running backs and quarterbacks at Albany...
  • Young Knights optimistic about season

    Young Knights optimistic about season
    The Ellington/Somers Knights are heading into the football season with high optimism. "We're very young and very athletic," said coach Sean Byrne, at the team's second practice on Aug. 19. "We've got a lot of skill players – running backs and...
  • Choosing the best Baltimore lacrosse club

    Choosing the best Baltimore lacrosse club
    Joining a lacrosse club is a huge commitment that involves the entire family, and there are a number of things to consider. There’s the fit between coach and player, the number of practices required and, of course, cost. Maryland Family spoke with...
  • Marc Champion: What James Foley's murder says about Islamic State

    Marc Champion: What James Foley's murder says about Islamic State
    The beheading of U.S. freelance photographer James Foley, now confirmed by U.S. officials, recalls the similarly gruesome murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002. It should act as a reminder, too, that the Islamic State began as al-...
  • Reviews: 'Getting Schooled' by Garret Keizer and 'Blackboard' by Lewis Buzbee

    Reviews: 'Getting Schooled' by Garret Keizer and 'Blackboard' by Lewis Buzbee
    In the fall of 2010, after 14 years as a freelance writer, Garret Keizer returned for a single year to a profession he thought he had left behind forever: teaching high school. As it happened, he was returning to the same rural Vermont school where he had...
  • Trying times remind us about luck, need for compassion

    As the horrors of this summer unfold war, disease and refugee children we should reflect on how lucky we are. If you had been born in Central America, the Middle East or West Africa, your life would be quite different. Of course, you don't have to...
  • 'Calvary' could mark a signature role in Brendan Gleeson's career

    'Calvary' could mark a signature role in Brendan Gleeson's career
    His characters have flung swords, absolved sins and robbed homes in the pitch of night. They have been bearded and shaven, light on their feet, weighted with doubt. They have yearned for and granted wisdom and have traded on a smile that has the pull of a...
  • Jerry Brewer: Seahawks' evolving offense much more explosive

    In small doses, you can see the change afoot. As much as the Seahawks are a championship team set in their championship ways, they're also addicted to being different. Or maybe they're just obsessed with getting the most out of unorthodox talent. It's...