| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:42 PM
One month after suspending its quest for a hockey coach to re-visit the hiring process and job criteria, a re-vamped search committee has come up with six finalists for the position. Among them are Augsburg College head coach Chris Brown and Air Force...
| Aug 28, 2012
Dr. R. Palmer Beasley, an epidemiologist whose pivotal research on hepatitis B in Taiwan first linked the virus to liver cancer, died Saturday of pancreatic cancer at his home in Houston. He was 76.
His death was announced by the University of Texas...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:03 AM
Militants attack Afghan government delegation visiting site of deadly US shooting spree
BALANDI, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban militants opened fire Tuesday on an Afghan government delegation visiting one of the two villages in southern Afghanistan...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Blues in its most elemental form will once again step into the spotlight at Thomas Nelson Community College later this month.
The 11th edition of the Hampton Acoustic Blues Revival taking place Saturday, March 31, will feature blues historian and...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 10:53 AM
A few weeks ago over at the Pure Pierre Politics blog this scribe posted an item requesting nicknames of legislators.
Naturally the best ones we can’t publish. But there are some that we can share. See how many you can get right.
| Apr 2, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Indiana Supreme Court Justice Frank Sullivan, Jr., has been appointed to the faculty of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Dean Gary R. Roberts announced Monday. Sullivan’s appointment takes effect at the start of the Fall...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:14 PM
As the presidential election draws near, I've become astonished at how little the environment seems to matter. Based on the three debates it sits in back of the political bus, far behind the seats for national economy, taxes, medical reform, foreign...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:04 PM
How many human bodies does it take to make an elephant? For a team of Pilobolus dancers, the answer — five — lies within their collective improvisation.
At 8 p.m. on May 17 through 19, Pilobolus will perform a mixed repertory at the Irvine...
| May 24, 2012
| 7:28 PM
For the first time in its 123-year history, a Berkeley Springs High School graduate was appointed to theU.S. MilitaryAcademy in West Point, N.Y.
West Point-bound Loguen McKee, 17, is one of the top 10 graduates from the 2012 class of 181 seniors who...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Do you ever find yourself yearning for the kind of service you got at the financial institutions of your youth? Do you miss the personal attention, local focus and less frequent fees that characterized those long-ago institutions?
You may be able to find...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:21 PM
What was first captured on satellite, is now capturing the attention of scientists. Extreme melting of Greenland's surface ice cover.
The photo above shows the extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet on July 8 (left) and July 12 (right)....
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:01 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. C. Everett Koop has long been regarded as the nation's doctor— even though it has been nearly a quarter-century since he was surgeon general.
Koop, who died Monday at his home in Hanover, N.H., at age 96, was by far the...