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  • Review: 'Electric City' by Elizabeth Rosner

    Review: 'Electric City' by Elizabeth Rosner
    Before the name Electric City there were other names, and before those names there were no names at all. The river carved itself into the valley, remembering everything. … The story repeated and repeated, the same and yet not the same, year in and year out."
  • Ditka quotes inspire children's T-shirts

    Ditka quotes inspire children's T-shirts
    Among the "playfully sophisticated" clothes for sale at children's boutique Peek Kids are popular graphic T-shirts bearing quotes from the likes of Gandhi, Ben Franklin, Thomas Edison, Mother Teresa — and, now, Mike Ditka. The premium clothing...

    UCF optics whiz turns lab work into marketable products

    UCF optics whiz turns lab work into marketable products
    Like a kindly uncle, physicist Shin-Tson Wu banters with his students as they work in an optics lab at the University of Central Florida. They become respectfully silent, however, when he sits down at a microscope to peer at the pixels of an iPhone...

    Hampton girls win state track title, Ray wins 2 hurdles titles, sets record

    Hampton girls win state track title, Ray wins 2 hurdles titles, sets record
    Hampton's girls took full advantage of the Virginia High School League's reorganization by winning the first Group 5A state track title Saturday. And the Crabbers' star, hurdler Chantel Ray, capped her high school career by winning two individual...

    Elon Musk opens up Tesla patents; it 'isn't entirely altruistic'

     Elon Musk opens up Tesla patents; it 'isn't entirely altruistic'
    The Tesla Model S just became the world’s first open-source car. Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors Inc., said Thursday that he was opening up the electric car company’s patents to all comers. “Technology leadership is not...