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  • Actually, that 'off target' 1995 anti-Internet column was amazingly on-target

    Actually, that 'off target' 1995 anti-Internet column was amazingly on-target
    Back in 1995, astronomer and computer expert Clifford Stoll wrote an article for Newsweek dismissing all the excitement about something called the Internet. It was headlined, "The Internet? Bah!"  Stoll ridiculed the claims of "Internet hucksters" ...
  • Lake Highland Prep student earns national honor for science research

    Lake Highland Prep student earns national honor for science research
    A senior at Lake Highland Preparatory School is one of 40 finalists for the nation's most prestigious high school science competition. Catherine Li, 18, is Florida's only top finisher in the Intel Science Talent Search, which selects students who have...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1975, Allen and Dieruff meet in the district boys basketball title game for the first time

    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. March 2 1995—Franklin & Marshall, the country's No. 1 team, gets revenge for a loss to Muhlenberg in the MAC title game a week earlier by beating the...
  • Five questions with Baltimore Public Markets Corp. executive director Robert Thomas

    Five questions with Baltimore Public Markets Corp. executive director Robert Thomas
    For decades Baltimore has wrestled with falling sales at its public markets. The biggest challenge: the "world famous" Lexington Market on the city's west side. The city has embarked on an effort to overhaul the market, hiring a consultant to hash out...
  • Hartford Men Hang On For Win Over Maine

    BANGOR, Maine — Freshman reserve John Carroll scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half to lift Hartford to a 63-60 win over Maine on Wednesday night. Trailing by five at halftime, Hartford (14-14, 7-8 America East) took lead for good with a 5-...
  • Update: Gloucester Robodukes qualify for world championship

    Update: Gloucester Robodukes qualify for world championship
    Feb. 24 update: Gloucester High School's VEX Robotics Team will be competing in the VEX Robotics Competition World Championship to be held April 15-18 in Louisville, Kentucky. Both teams A and B had a successful weekend at the Virginia State VEX...
  • College Roundup: Trinity Reaches Squash Final

    Omar Allaudin and Rick Penders set the tone with a pair of 3-0 wins, and the Trinity men's squash team went on to defeat Columbia 7-2 on Saturday in the semifinals of the CSA Team Championships in Hartford. Top-seeded Trinity (19-1), seeking its 15th...
  • Q&A with science guy Bill Nye

    Q&A with science guy Bill Nye
    Bill Nye, 59, is a science educator, writer and television personality who was the host of the popular children's science show "Bill Nye, the Science Guy." He was born in Washington. Q: If your last name hadn't been Nye, you wouldn't be known as the...
  • Boston Snow Crisis: It Could Be Weeks Before City Is Fully Functioning

    Boston Snow Crisis: It Could Be Weeks Before City Is Fully Functioning
    BOSTON — The UPS driver looked down Beacon Hill at the midday traffic jam and explained how the city was shrinking. Four-lane roads have been condensed into two lanes; two-lane roads are squeezed into one. Forget about the narrow streets that give...
  • Wal-Mart's $1 billion bargain: Wage hike, training a smart investment

    Wal-Mart's $1 billion bargain: Wage hike, training a smart investment
    The latest greatest bargain at Wal-Mart isn't on anything it sells. It's the $1 billion price tag for the retail powerhouse's effort to improve the pay and training of its hourly workers. The edge of greater efficiency and improved customer service...
  • Roadmap Epigenomics Project reads between DNA's genetic instructions

    Mapping the human genome was a gargantuan task. But it was just the beginning. Nearly a dozen years after scientists published the first complete draft of human DNA, a global research effort has addressed another profound genetic mystery: how cells...