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  • Mahanoy Area grad Cavenas is one of Lehigh football's big building blocks for the future

    Lehigh football coach Andy Coen remembered that Tyler Cavenas had to reschedule his official visit to campus last year because he was participating in the Mahanoy Area High School musical. "I think it was 'Guys and Dolls,' " Coen said. Cavenas has...
  • Good and godless: Readers on Sam Harris, atheism and spirituality

    Good and godless: Readers on Sam Harris, atheism and spirituality
    Sam Harris -- author, outspoken atheist and neuroscientist -- has made several appearances on The Times' Op-Ed pages, most recently in an interview with Patt Morrison this week in which he reconciles his practice of "spirituality" with his advocacy of...
  • Irvine council gets a civics lesson

    What was to be a discussion about political campaign ethics at Tuesday's Irvine City Council meeting turned into a lecture on sensible procedure, with a student chastising the panel. UC Irvine student Luis Aleman, a 19-year old sophomore double-majoring...
  • Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'

    Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'
    Every day companies mine online data to track consumer habits, but two University of Maryland law professors say Facebook and dating service OkCupid went too far by manipulating their users' experience to study their behavior. At the professors' urging,...
  • Big Sugar bags Florida's top lawmakers

     Big Sugar bags Florida's top lawmakers
    On the tab of Big Sugar, clues show Florida's governor, agriculture commissioner and an array of past, current and future state House speakers have quietly traveled to Texas to hunt at King Ranch. The lawmakers might have bagged some critters. But it...
  • For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief

    For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief
    District 2: Aronson knows her community the most Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
  • Kathy Foster best choice for County Commission

    Palm Beach County's next District 6 commissioner will need less of term-limited Jess Santamaria's arrogance, but all of his independence. With that in mind, the Sun Sentinel endorses Kathy Foster in the Aug. 26 primary. District 6 includes Wellington,...
  • Cypress Creek coach on leave after porn photo found on Twitter page

    Cypress Creek coach on leave after porn photo found on Twitter page
    A Cypress Creek High School teacher and coach has been put on paid leave while school administrators investigate a Twitter account with his name that has a pornographic photograph saved under "favorites." Rodney Beatty, 51, Cypress Creek's head...
  • Recess, sewer hookups, and speeder: Letters

    Recess, sewer hookups, and speeder: Letters
    The case for recess How sad that some elementary-school principals find no value in recess for young students. For centuries, the notion that a healthy body is necessary for a healthy mind has been accepted by most educated people. The ancient...
  • The Tween Sinkhole: Self-Esteem

    The Tween Sinkhole: Self-Esteem
    “Where did my sunny, funny child go? And who’s this twitchy, anxious tweenager holing up in his bedroom?” Many a parent has asked me a variation of that question. I get it. I witnessed my own sixth-grade daughter’s confidence...
  • Lobbyist's attorney: Roland Burris involved in shakedown while in Senate

    Lobbyist's attorney: Roland Burris involved in shakedown while in Senate
    Two years after Roland Burris’ controversial term in the U.S. Senate ended in 2010, a businessman who’d been arrested in a public corruption fraud scheme in Chicago told a federal grand jury that while in office Burris had tried to shake him...