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  • 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,...
  • Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

    Years past, October celebrated Hispanic heritage coinciding with Columbus Day celebration's of Italian heritage. Many have objected to celebrating Christopher Columbus coming to this continent because the decimation of the aboriginal cultures already...
  • Promising starts for W&M, Old Dominion, Hampton in men's basketball practice

    Promising starts for W&M, Old Dominion, Hampton in men's basketball practice
    Hampton University is older, Old Dominion is deeper, and William and Mary is younger and longer. Those are early takeaways as college basketball practice began in earnest locally during the past week. The difference is most obvious at ODU, where Coach...
  • Karen Dolan to resign from Bethlehem City Council after scathing grand jury report

    Karen Dolan to resign from Bethlehem City Council after scathing grand jury report
    Bethlehem City Councilwoman Karen Dolan, subject of a scathing grand jury report that recommended she resign within 14 days for using her public office to seek benefits for her nonprofit, will give up her council seat. Though Dolan said Friday she...
  • The Supreme Court's nonruling on gay marriage [Commentary]

    The Supreme Court's nonruling on gay marriage [Commentary]
    Three points need to be made about Monday's decision by the Supreme Courtnot to decide whether the equal protection clause of the Constitution grants people of the same sex the right to marry. Point 1: While the court's liberal wing probably wanted to...
  • Julian Schnabel at Museum of Art: It's about time

    Julian Schnabel at Museum of Art: It's about time
    It is hard to imagine a more potent stage for art-world iconoclast Julian Schnabel’s bold brand of provocation than the opening statement that will greet visitors when the exhibit “Café Dolly: Picabia, Schnabel, Willumsen“ debuts...
  • Ethics panel to make final decision in Margate credit card case

    Ethics panel to make final decision in Margate credit card case
    After years of controversy, the ethics case against a former Margate commissioner and vice mayor is inching toward a conclusion. The Florida Commission on Ethics is scheduled to discuss a settlement agreement with David McLean, who has admitted using...
  • The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews

    The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews
    Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to write reviews of their favorite summer reads as part of our Children's Read & Write program. We were so overwhelmed with submissions — we received more than 85 submissions this summer — that...
  • Grand Jury: Bethlehem Councilwoman Karen Dolan should resign

    Grand Jury: Bethlehem Councilwoman Karen Dolan should resign
    Bethlehem City Councilwoman Karen Dolan should resign within 14 days because she tried to "intimidate and influence" city officials to craft public policies benefiting the nonprofit she led to restore the historic Illick's Mill, the Northampton County...
  • The Supreme Court's nonruling on gay marriage

    Three points need to be made about Monday's decision by the Supreme Court not to decide whether the equal protection clause of the Constitution grants people of the same sex the right to marry. Point 1: While the court's liberal wing probably wanted to...
  • A decision to end an unwanted pregnancy is a responsible, ethical choice

    Columnist Kathleen Parker writes that the number of abortions performed each year is “horrific” (Perspective, Oct. 1). She seems to believe there is something evil or shameful about an abortion. On the contrary, what would be horrific,...