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  • PASSINGS: Dr. George J. Magovern

    Dr. George J. Magovern Co-inventor of heart valve that saved lives Dr. George J. Magovern, 89, heart surgeon and co-inventor of an artificial valve that marked a key advance in open heart surgeries, died at home in Fox Chapel, Pa., a suburb of...
  • Travis Rudolph commits to FSU as Seminoles keep racking up recruits

    Travis Rudolph commits to FSU as Seminoles keep racking up recruits
    Highly touted wide receiver prospect Travis Rudolph of West Palm Beach Cardinal Newman committed to Florida State on Thursday night at the Under Armour All-American Game at Tropicana Field. Asked why he picked FSU over his other four finalists Alabama,...
  • Brushing is key to keeping your home free of pet hair

    Q: How do you prevent dog hair from taking over your house? -- J.D., Cyberspace A: Brush early and often, and do it outdoors. Years ago, I told a reader to brush her dogs daily. She wrote back a month later telling me the problem was now far worse:...
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  • New Descanso Gardens director already has park roots

    New Descanso Gardens director already has park roots
    With the departure of head horticulturalist Brian Sullivan in March, Descanso Gardens officials were left with some pretty big garden gloves to fill. But they didn't have to look far to find the right fit. Rachel Young, who for the past six years...
  • Andy Warhol webcam will broadcast from the artist's grave

    Andy Warhol, the pop artist who would have turned 85 on Tuesday, died in 1987, so he never lived to experience the Internet. To celebrate his birthday, the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh is presenting live-streaming around-the-clock video of two key...
  • Lehigh Valley Café takes off at LVIA

    Lehigh Valley Café, inside Lehigh Valley International Airport, began serving food to famished jet-setters, as well as "meeters and greeters" July 1. It is the first of four planned food additions and upgrades by the airport's new concessionaire First...
  • Bishop David Leighton

    Bishop David Leighton
    The Right Rev. David Keller Leighton Sr., the former Episcopal bishop of Maryland who ordained his diocese's first woman priest and led other church reforms, died of respiratory complications Wednesday at Fairhaven Retirement Community in Sykesville, an...
  • Obama to bring economic message to Pennsylvania next week

    Obama to bring economic message to Pennsylvania next week
    President Barack Obama will return to Pennsylvania, the swing state he won handily in 2012, to continue his summer push to shift the policy conversation back to the economy. Details are few, but the White House confirmed that on "Thursday, August 22 and...
  • Delay health mandate fines against ministries [Commentary]

    Delay health mandate fines against ministries [Commentary]
    Pope Francis recently reaffirmed that religious freedom is "a fundamental human right" and warned against the impulse to "relegate [religions] to the enclosed precincts of churches, synagogues or mosques." The freedom of religion cannot be reduced to...
  • More police now sporting cameras on their bodies

    More police now sporting cameras on their bodies
    Officer Aaron Waddell pulled over a gray Dodge Caravan on Route 198 in Laurel and asked the driver for his license and registration. Waddell told the man why he stopped him — a suspected seat belt violation — and added, "Just to let you know,...