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  • College lines: Harford residents earn degrees, honors

    SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY: Three local students were named to Susquehanna University's dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. The dean's list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or higher out of a possible 4.0 for the semester. To...
  • More parents think their overweight child is 'about right'

    More parents think their overweight child is 'about right'
    Between 1988 and 2010, the number of parents who could correctly identify their children as overweight or obese went down, according to a new study. "Today, almost one out of every three kids is overweight or obese," said senior author Dr. Jian Zhang...
  • As kids get fatter, fewer parents can tell their children are obese

    As kids get fatter, fewer parents can tell their children are obese
    Researchers have identified a new culprit in the epidemic of childhood obesity: parents who can’t even tell that their pudgy kids are overweight. A new study in the journal Pediatrics finds that American parents are significantly less likely to...
  • School Notes

    Broderick Brass, of Arnold, was named to the president's list at Georgia Southern University. *** Sarah Paulus, of Annapolis, graduated from Fairfield University. *** Alexander Cramer, of Annapolis, graduated from Fairfield University. ***...
  • The Lyme disease battle

    There is a subculture in America you may know little about. Its members are haunted by a slender, twisting, tick-borne germ known as Borrelia burgdorferi, the microbe responsible for Lyme disease, and they are trying desperately to warn us that we are all...
  • South Georgia zoos offer a walk on the wild side

    South Georgia zoos offer a walk on the wild side
    Take your family on a wildlife safari right in your own back yard. These four zoos in South Georgia offer great day trips with educational components for the kids. The Oatland Island Wildlife Center of Savannah will provide your family with memorable...
  • Are you ready for some Lafayette football?

     
    Well, it may not seem much like September, but on Fisher Field, a bunch of incredible hulks will be running around with helmets on this afternoon as spring “camp” begins. Coach Frank Tavani and I had a long talk recently......
  • Randall Logan and other Lafayette camp notes

     
    The first team offense huddles up with offensive coordinator Mickey Fein. Randall Logan is not likely to strike fear in the hearts of a lot of Patriot League receivers and ball carriers. He is, after all, only 5-foot-9 and weighs......
  • A Bulldog at the BCS?

    A Bulldog at the BCS?
    Talk about perfect timing. First, Luke Bryan is possibly the hottest performer in country music right now, having won nine American Country Awards in December, including artist of the year (as voted by the fans) and launching his first tour as a...
  • Chambersburg's Mike Davis Named Executive Director of USGA

    Chambersburg's Mike Davis Named Executive Director of USGA
    Chambersburg native Mike Davis received a huge promotion today as he is named Executive Director of the United States Golf Association. Here is the official press release from the USGA: Far Hills, N.J. (March 2, 2011) – The United States Golf Association...
  • Study suggests racial mislabeling skews McHenry County sheriff data

    Study suggests racial mislabeling skews McHenry County sheriff data
    According to the McHenry County sheriff's official records of traffic stops, Pedro Lopez is not Hispanic. Neither is Jose Salas. Or Pablo Toxqui-Zavala. That's despite jail records showing that the three had brown skin, spoke Spanish and were from...
  • Wayne Pacelle works for the winged, finned and furry

    Wayne Pacelle works for the winged, finned and furry
    Animal welfare activists don't usually invoke the National Rifle Assn. as a role model. After all, hunting animals for sport and protecting animals from sport hunters are mutually exclusive endeavors. But Wayne Pacelle, chief executive of the Humane...