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  • ALS Bucket Challenge: Internet Phenomenon Raises Millions

    Almost all of our social media pages have been deluged lately with videos and pictures of friends, family and random celebrities dumping buckets of ice-cold water over their heads. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge began as a way to raise money and awareness...
  • The mystery of the missing Social Security data

    Retirement expert Alicia Munnell of Boston College has brought a simmering Social Security mystery out into the open: Why were key figures about the program's benefits for retirees deleted from the latest trustees' report?   Munnell's conclusion, as set...
  • Navy brass bemoans changes in college football

    Navy brass bemoans changes in college football
    Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo could only shake his head when he heard talk about allowing Division I scholarship athletes to have unlimited meals. Navy football players must eat at King Hall with the rest of the Brigade of Midshipmen and don't have...
  • Icy hot trend hits Lehigh Valley

    Icy hot trend hits Lehigh Valley
    Saturday morning, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will be doused with a bucket of ice and near-frozen water. It will almost certainly mess up the few strands of hair left on his head and give his clothes a less-than-flattering look. Why would hizzoner...
  • Phased retirement: How Washington is leading the way

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Gwendolyn Ross will turn 66 in November, but she isn't ready to retire. A deputy comptroller for the U.S. Coast Guard in Miami Beach, Florida, she hopes to work until she's 70 - but she would like to cut back her hours. "I have some...
  • We Must Do Much More To Rid Campuses Of Sexual Violence

    We Must Do Much More To Rid Campuses Of Sexual Violence
    He received a master's degree from Michigan in social work in 1993 and an MBA from Michigan's Ross School of Business in 2005. He has been involved in athletics management at the highest collegiate level for many years. One could make an argument that...
  • Solid NFL debut by Parkland graduate Williams caps a good weekend for locals in Canton

     
    As I covered all of the festivities surrounding Andre Reed's induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend in Canton, I thought about the fact that this was something that's unlikely to ever happen again -- a local guy making it to Canton....
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...