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  • U.S., IOC presidents call Boston "strong" bid for 2024

    Both the President of the United States and the President of the International Olympic Committee used the word "strong” in reacting to Boston’s choice as the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Summer Olympics, while the Boston 2024 bid leader...
  • Prickly City: It's On YouTube

    Prickly City: It's On YouTube
    Winslow shows Carmen the YouTube video of MIT economist, Jonathan Gruber, discussing lack of transparency and the stupidity of American voters. Carmen's reaction? You have to see it.
  • Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project

    Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project
    For my company, developer of the Great Bay wind project in Somerset County, what a difference a year makes. Last November we were wrapping up agreement with a technical team at Patuxent River Naval Air Station (PAX) resolving all concerns that had...
  • Hopkins sent out erroneous acceptance emails

    Hopkins sent out erroneous acceptance emails
    The Johns Hopkins University sent 294 erroneous acceptance emails Sunday to students who had previously been told they were denied admission, school officials said Wednesday. The school discovered the gaffe later on Sunday, then sent out apology emails,...
  • Students take photos 90,000 feet up in the air

    Students take photos 90,000 feet up in the air
    Fort Lauderdale students Sean Herbert and Will Hinson still can't believe they pulled it off. But the proof is in the pictures. From the middle of the stratosphere, 90,000 feet up the air, scenes captured by the duo show the edge of the Earth...
  • Jonathan Gruber should have been Time's Person of the Year

    Jonathan Gruber should have been Time's Person of the Year
    Jonathan Gruber should have been Time's Person of the Year. The magazine gave it to the "Ebola Fighters" instead. Good for them; they're doing God's work. Still, Mr. Gruber would have been better. Time's Person of the Year designation has lost a lot...
  • Friend of accused Boston bomber pleads guilty to gun, drug charges

    Friend of accused Boston bomber pleads guilty to gun, drug charges
    A high school friend of the accused Boston Marathon bombers pleaded guilty on Friday to charges including having possessed a gun that prosecutors contend the suspects used to shoot dead a university police officer as they tried to flee the city....
  • Obama Faces Rising States' Rights Challenge

    Obama Faces Rising States' Rights Challenge
    Scott Pruitt enjoyed owning a AAA baseball team in Oklahoma City, but he is having as much fun as Oklahoma's attorney general, and one of the Obama administration's most tenacious tormentors. The second existential challenge to the Affordable Care Act...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Ex-Phoebus star Troy Williams of Indiana named National Player of Week

    COLLEGES: Men's basketball: Indiana sophomore Troy Williams, a 6-foot-7 former Phoebus High standout, was named the National Player of the Week by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and ESPN.com. He collected career-highs of 22 points and 11...
  • Oak Park and River Forest residents receive George M. Pullman Educational Foundation scholarship

    Oak Park and River Forest residents receive George M. Pullman Educational Foundation scholarship
    Robin Redmond, Executive Director of the George M. Pullman Educational Foundation, announces that two students from the Oak Park/River Forest area are among the 161 Pullman Foundation Scholarships awarded for the 2014-2015 school year: River Forest’...
  • Berliner: When it comes to leadership, just do it

    I like Nike’s “Just do it!” slogan. It reminds me to stop procrastinating and get on with whatever IT is. In terms of effective leadership, I recommend the same approach. Sound familiar? Let’s say that, due to severe pain (the...