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  • Ex-Bucks teacher can't sue over blog, judge says

    A former Bucks County high school teacher who claimed she was fired for disparaging students as "frightfully dim," "utterly loathsome," and "whiny" in an online blog can't sue the district for violating her right to free speech, a federal judge has ruled....
  • David Pastore Shoots 65, Leads Conn. Open

    WILTON — Neither slope, speed nor breaks on the green could stop David Pastore in the second round of the Connecticut Open. Pastore needed just one putt on eight consecutive holes and had four straight birdies during that stretch in a 5-under-par...
  • Jay Paterno sues Penn State for 'rush to judgment'

    Jay Paterno sues Penn State for 'rush to judgment'
    Two former Penn State assistant football coaches, including a son of the late Joe Paterno, are suing the university, alleging that it fired them prematurely after the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal surfaced. Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney filed a...
  • Teel Time: U.Va.'s goal of 70 ACC and 12 national titles in a decade beyond ambitious

    Teel Time: U.Va.'s goal of 70 ACC and 12 national titles in a decade beyond ambitious
    Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage last month restated the Cavaliers’ 10-year goal of winning 70 ACC and 12 national championships. At first blush, the numbers are clearly ambitious. The conference record book reveals just how ambitious....
  • In Theory: Should religious schools get accreditation?

    An essay by an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, published July 7 by the Chronicle of Higher Education, posits that religious colleges should not be given accreditation because their programs do not allow for "unfettered skepticism...
  • Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula

    Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula
    All through high school, Ani Schug was told to steer clear of Wikipedia. Her teachers talked about the popular online encyclopedia "as if it wasn't serious or trustworthy" and suggested it only be used as a tip sheet. Imagine her surprise this spring...
  • Carriere Will Become Critical Care Nurse At Bridgeport Hospital Emergency Room

    Carriere Will Become Critical Care Nurse At Bridgeport Hospital Emergency Room
    Alexis Carriere graduated from Boston College last month and she already has a job lined up in her dream field. Carriere, a Manchester resident and 2010 graduate of East Catholic High School, will begin working at Bridgeport Hospital as a critical...
  • Lake Nona's Mehdi El Attrach commits to Boston College

    Lake Nona's Mehdi El Attrach commits to Boston College
    Orlando Lake Nona wide receiver Mehdi El Attrach had a breakout season last year in the pass-heavy offense of Nona head coach Anthony Paradiso. So it’s only fitting that the 6-foot-1, 190-pound El Attrach committed to Boston College on Tuesday...
  • Source: UConn-UMass To Play In Football In 2016

    Source: UConn-UMass To Play In Football In 2016
    UConn will play UMass at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough in 2016, a source confirmed. The story was first reported by the Daily Hampshire Gazette. UConn hasn't signed a contract but will do so, according to the source. The Gazette report also said the...
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  • Louisville's arrival likely to bring welcome stability to ACC

     Louisville's arrival likely to bring welcome stability to ACC
    The ACC has expanded from nine to 15 members in the last decade, but if you want to see a growth spurt that would make Yao Ming blush, check out the University of Louisville. "When I took the job 17 years ago, I think our budget was $14.9 million,"...
  • Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked. But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...