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  • Hampton schools superintendent to retire in June

    Hampton schools superintendent to retire in June
    Hampton City Schools Superintendent Linda Shifflette will retire in June, the school district announced in a statement Thursday. She has worked for the school district for 41 years, including the past five as superintendent. The Hampton School Board...
  • Fort Lauderdale commission appointment challenged in court

    Fort Lauderdale commission appointment challenged in court
    A pair of Fort Lauderdale residents are challenging the appointment of Robert L. McKinzie Jr. to the City Commission, saying he does not live in the city. Commissioners voted 3-2 on Tuesday to have McKinzie replace former Commissioner Bobby DuBose, who...
  • 60 people fall ill with norovirus at Bay Area luxury hotel

    60 people fall ill with norovirus at Bay Area luxury hotel
    Public health officials say 60 people who fell ill after staying at a Bay Area luxury hotel two weeks ago contracted the norovirus -- a highly contagious virus that can lead to stomach pain, nausea and diarrhea. San Mateo County health officials...
  • Schools suing Pa. Department of Education over funding

    Saying Pennsylvania's new academic standards have given them legal might, six school districts and seven parents are suing the state Department of Education and state officials over what they claim is an "irrational school-funding system." The schools,...
  • Less for the state pen, more for Penn State

    Less for the state pen, more for Penn State
    A few years ago, I asked the president of Pennsylvania State University what he saw as his number one leadership challenge. He replied, "It's like Groundhog Day: every year I go to the state capital and ask them to stop sending so much money to the...
  • Rare tour finds Stevie Wonder in rare form

    Rare tour finds Stevie Wonder in rare form
    It seems each generation discovers a new Stevie Wonder. In the early 1960s, he was the musical boy genius who at 13 became the youngest artist to ever have a No. 1 record, with "Fingertips — Part 1 & 2." In the later 1960s, he was the R&B artist...
  • Stevie Wonder keys in on songs of his life during rare tour

    Stevie Wonder keys in on songs of his life during rare tour
    It seems each generation discovers a new Stevie Wonder. In the early 1960s, he was the musical boy genius who at 13 became the youngest artist to ever to have a No. 1 record, with “Fingertips — Part 1 & 2.” In the later 1960s, he was...
  • 'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity

     'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity
    It's not Beyonce in front of blazing lights, but "Feminism Unfinished" (Liveright Publishing) should grab our attention. The new book, subtitled "A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements," is co-authored by three academics —...
  • Kathleen Kane hires out-of-state defense lawyers in grand jury case

    Kathleen Kane hires out-of-state defense lawyers in grand jury case
    HARRISBURG — State Attorney General Kathleen Kane is using her own money for high-profile help in getting out from under a grand jury leak investigation. Kane arrived at a Nov. 17 proceeding in Montgomery County with New York lawyer Gerald Shargel...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Grumpy Cat' and more

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 30 - Dec. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Late Nite Chef Fight Two 5-star chefs...
  • Ferguson demonstrators begin 120-mile march to Missouri state capital

    Ferguson demonstrators begin 120-mile march to Missouri state capital
    Activists in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday began a 120-mile march to the state capital to protest the killing of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer, a case that has rekindled a national debate over U.S. race relations. The seven-day...