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  • NFL draft tracker: Bears' picks and their impacts

    NFL draft tracker: Bears' picks and their impacts
    The Bears prioritized defense in the 2014 draft, as expected. They used four of their eight picks, including their first three, to help rebuild a unit that set a franchise record last season for yards allowed.  Here we break down the impact of each pick...
  • Study examines achievement gap between Asian American, white students

    A growing achievement gap between Asian American students and their white classmates is due largely to greater work effort and cultural attitudes, not innate cognitive ability, researchers say. In a study published Monday in the journal PNAS, two...
  • Money and morality, the parallel between energy and slavery

    Step on the gas, step on a man . . . Writing recently in The Nation, Chris Hayes drew an intensely unnerving parallel between the use of fossil fuels as an energy source and the use of slave labor -- not a moral parallel, but a financial one, though...
  • Corbett signs on to Alzheimer's plan

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett today gave the thumbs-up to a Pennsylvania Plan for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, which proposes recommendations and a strategic approach to addressing the growth of the disease and related disorders across the...
  • Doctors assist in executions despite ethics rules

    For more than 50 executions, Missouri relied on Dr. Alan Doerhoff to assist. Doerhoff, 70, said he became involved in the 1970s when the warden at the prison that handled executions retained him because they had been childhood friends. ------------...
  • Is moonlighting on company time ever OK?

    Years ago, a former colleague at a magazine left to take a job at another publication. He was a star writer on our staff, one of the most productive, and left on great terms. He also moonlighted while on the job, something he made public in an article...
  • Why I hope Donald Sterling fights the NBA to the last gasp

    Why I hope Donald Sterling fights the NBA to the last gasp
    Few things are as disgusting as the sight of a big business enterprise swaddling itself in morality and sanctimony, proclaiming its high ethical standards.  I'm looking at you, NBA. The National Basketball Assn. has been showered with praise for the...
  • Outside Opinion: Gatorade's Twitter miscue shouldn't scare executives

    During the NBA Finals this month, a fan asked Gatorade on Twitter why its "sports science" couldn't prevent LeBron James' leg cramps. Someone in Gatorade's marketing division hastily tweeted back, "The person cramping wasn't our client. Our athletes can...
  • 'God's Not Dead' Producer: Faith-Based Films Not 'Niche' Market

    In his afternoon keynote presentation at today's Purpose Summit at the Four Seasons in Los Angeles, Michael Scott, managing partner of Pure Flix and producer of "God's Not Dead," spoke about his goal to "make faith and family films that lift the human...
  • Dance found in violation of ethics code over consulting job

    Dance found in violation of ethics code over consulting job
    The Baltimore County school board ethics panel has ruled that Superintendent Dallas Dance violated rules when he took a consulting job with a professional development company that does business with the school system. School board President Lawrence...
  • How gambling 'fetcher bills' shower money on lawmakers in Springfield

    How gambling 'fetcher bills' shower money on lawmakers in Springfield
    During the last week lawmakers were in Springfield for their spring session, the sponsor of a casino gambling bill released a statement announcing he wouldn't call his bill for a vote. The statement from Rep. Bob Rita, D-Blue Island, might have been the...