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  • Project Runway: Guess who's coming to dinner? Tim Gunn!

     
    Well kids, I'm Kevin Van Valkenburg, sports writer in my spare time, but Project Runway blogger at heart. And as my favorite cheesy Swedish heavy metal band, Europe, would say...It's the final countdown! (Da da da daaaaa! Da da da......
  • 'America's Next Top Model' back for 14th season

     
    It’s the 14th season of America’s Next Top Model, and we’ve basically seen it all. We all know what to expect — sob-story beauties, stank attitudes, dramatic transformations and extra loads of self-absorbed antics from creator/...
  • Contestants learn to combine acting and modeling on 'ANTM'

     
    Here's John-John, with a recap of last night's America's Next Top Model ...The episode opens with Brenda talking about being in an identity crisis because of her bad hairdo, which was discussed during the previous episode.The camera also focuses on......
  • Today's sermon: Money woes

    Even in the midst of a recession -- and within communities of faith, where members pledge to help one another -- the last thing people tend to discuss openly, says Bryan Brunelle, is their struggles with money. "People will talk about their sex lives...
  • Retiring is a time for hefty rewards

    With their seven-figure salaries and even larger bonuses, CEOs can buy some of the finer things in life, and put away a tidy sum for retirement. Often, however, they don't have to. Executive perks in Maryland, according to company filings, include...
  • Large numbers of veterans with PTSD live near military bases

    WASHINGTON The Army specialist who killed three soldiers at Fort Hood last week isn't the only person from the neighborhoods that surround the massive military base near Killeen, Texas, who's been evaluated for or diagnosed with mental illness. Data...
  • After more than a century, a jewel of ocean research targeted for closure

    WASHINGTON For more than a century, federal scientists have worked on Pivers Island near the historic town of Beaufort, N.C., and the beaches of Emerald Isle studying the ocean, and the fish, turtles and dolphins of its sea grass estuaries and rocky...
  • College football players have right to form a union, NLRB rules

    Northwestern University football players have the right to form a union, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday, setting the stage for potential dramatic change to the college sports landscape. Peter Sung Ohr, in...
  • Five questions for Jesse Panuccio

    Jesse Panuccio joined the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity as executive director in January 2013. He had been the general counsel to Gov. Rick Scott, managing the legal affairs of Scott's office and coordinating litigation and legal policy...
  • Paul Kwilecki photo exhibit opens at Crealde

     Paul Kwilecki photo exhibit opens at Crealde
    The Crealde School of Art in Winter Park is opening an exhibit by documentary photographer Paul Kwilecki. "While Paul ranks among the most important documentary photographers of the 20th century, he is also one of the least well-known," says Tom Rankin,...
  • The March Madness myth about productivity

    The March Madness myth about productivity
    Stories about how all those basketball games and brackets are sapping workers' productivity are as inevitable this time of year as Duke or Kentucky being in the NCAA tournament bracket. "March Madness costs $1.2 billion for every unproductive hour," the...
  • Group spreads college gospel

    MAYODAN, N.C. On the labyrinthine path to the American higher education dream, Alex Lucas holds hands and nudges nervous students through the roadblocks. The 24-year-old graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill works as a college...