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  • Sharing breast milk with other moms can be a life saver

     Sharing breast milk with other moms can be a life saver
    For the first two weeks of Jayden Adams' life, the little boy, born 10 weeks premature at Advocate Lutheran General Children's Hospital, was nourished with donated human breast milk. Now six weeks old and thriving, Jayden's mother, Mandy, who lost...
  • Conservative economists back Jason Furman for key White House post

    Conservative economists back Jason Furman for key White House post
    WASHINGTON -- A group of 11 conservative economists are publicly backing Jason Furman's nomination to head the White House Council of Economic Advisers. "Although we often disagree with the administration’s policies and differ with Jason on a...
  • Obama to nominate Jason Furman as key economic advisor

    Obama to nominate Jason Furman as key economic advisor
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday is to announce the nomination of Jason Furman to chair the White House Council of Economic Advisors, elevating the longtime aide to one of the administration's most visible positions dealing with the economy....
  • White House economic advisor Alan Krueger to step down

    White House economic advisor Alan Krueger to step down
    WASHINGTON -- One of President Obama's top economic advisors, Alan Krueger, will step down this fall and White House aide Jason Furman will be nominated as his replacement, a Democratic official said Tuesday. Krueger plans to return to teaching at...
  • CCSU Running Back Rob Hollomon Named FCS All-American

    Going back a couple of days with a note on Central Connecticut junior running back Rob Hollomon, who has been named an FCS preseason All-American by The Sports Network. Hollomon, one of 98 players honored from 59 teams, had 1,710 all-purpose yards as a...
  • Mitt Romney on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Bob Woodward on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    The guest list will be more star-studded than usual this Sunday morning. It should be especially fascinating to hear the discussion about whether the White House is threatening reporters. Bob Woodward of The Washington Post has said he was made...
  • RMU's Joe Walton: Leopards are "a step up"

     
    Lafayette's Ryan Gralish, Mike Boles and Brandon Hall meet the media. When’s the last time you heard someone say this about Lafayette football: “We’re in a step up to play somebody like Lafayette.” That was Robert Morris University...
  • Lehigh men's basketball schedule announced

     
    It took a long time, longer than it ever has, but defending Patriot League men’s basketball champion Lehigh finally has a 2012-13 schedule. Coach Brett Reed’s Mountain Hawks have games at Baylor, Pittsburgh (for the NIT Season Tip-Off),...
  • Lehigh is the nation's lone remaining FCS unbeaten

     
    Lehigh had Saturuday off, but still gained some notoriety. The Mountain Hawks, who are back in action on Saturday at Holy Cross, are now the nation's last unbeaten team at the FCS level thanks to Cal Poly losing to Sacramento State. Here's a look at how...
  • Former Nazareth star, IronPigs worker gets player of the week honors

     
    I saw Erika Livermore several times last summer working at one of the souvenir stands at Coca-Cola Park during IronPigs games. She also has obviously found time to work on her game. The former Nazareth basketball star (pictured below from her high...
  • Patriot League basketball news, notes

     
    News and notes from around the Patriot League entering the final week of action before final exams: Lehigh leads the nation in 3-point FG percentage at 45.2 percent. Mountain Hawks senior C.J. McCollum (at left) leads the nation in scoring......
  • Obama may choose between two economists to replace Bernanke at Fed

    Obama may choose between two economists to replace Bernanke at Fed
    WASHINGTON — President Obama's choice for replacing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke probably comes down to a quiet consensus builder, who would be a historic pick, or one considered brilliant but difficult to work with. Through...