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  • Edward Frieman dies at 87; leading figure in American science

    Edward Frieman dies at 87; leading figure in American science
    Edward A. Frieman, a leading figure in American science for decades as a researcher with wide-ranging interests, a top-level governmental advisor on defense and energy issues, and director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, has...
  • Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban

    Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative justices signaled Tuesday they are likely to uphold a Michigan voter initiative that forbids its state universities from granting “preferential treatment” to applicants because of their...
  • Civil War authors bring history to life

     Civil War authors bring history to life
    In the days preceding the Civil War, when talk of war was heating up dinner conversations from North to South, and U.S. states and families were picking sides, Norfolk resident Navy Capt. David Glasgow Farragut had a tough decision to make: Stick with his...
  • Barbara Brenner dies at 61; breast cancer research activist

    Barbara Brenner dies at 61; breast cancer research activist
    As a neurological disease robbed Barbara Brenner of her voice, the fiercely outspoken activist still managed to be heard. She corralled technology, speaking through a text-to-voice application on her iPad and blogging about the concerns —...
  • "Collision 2012' and 'The Gamble': Insight on the election as it truly was

    "Collision 2012' and 'The Gamble': Insight on the election as it truly was
    The intense competition of a presidential campaign almost always generates innovation, from the first television ads for Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952 to Bill Clinton's rapid-response war room in 1992 to George W. Bush's get-out-the-vote drive in 2004....
  • Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in Woodrow Wilson Biopic

    Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in Woodrow Wilson Biopic
    Warner Bros. has picked up feature rights to A. Scott Berg's "Wilson" biography and set it up with Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way banner as a potential starring vehicle for the "Great Gatsby" actor. Producers on the project are DiCaprio and his producing...
  • Scott Perry

    Scott Perry
    Lake Mary Head Coach: Scott Perry - 9th Season Alma Mater: Florida ('96) Overall Coaching Record: 43-38 Lake Mary Coaching Record: 43-38 Career Playoff Appearances: 1 Career Playoff Record: 0-1 Coaching Experience: '05-'13 Lake Mary Head Coach '01-'04...
  • Magisterial 'Wilson' explains why the 28th president is ignored

    Magisterial 'Wilson' explains why the 28th president is ignored
    When historians are asked to name our greatest president, Woodrow Wilson is consistently ranked near the top. He was president during the Progressive Era and championed many of its reforms, including the eight-hour workday, a federal income tax and...
  • In fight against infections, UIC researcher aims to scramble bacteria signals

     In fight against infections, UIC researcher aims to scramble bacteria signals
    Rather than destroying bacteria to fight infections, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher is trying to "tweak" their savvy communication networks and block the signals that lead to infection and disease. Researchers have known for several...
  • Youth play their part in La Caņada school board elections

    If you have attended a school board or City Council meeting in the past year, you’ve probably seen at least one recent high school graduate in the audience, absorbing policy changes and city codes. It’s not unusual for La Caņada Flintridge...
  • Ted Cruz, the GOP's Obama

    Ted Cruz is no Joe McCarthy, as so many liberals bizarrely claim. But he might be the conservative Barack Obama. The charge that he's the new McCarthy is something of a compliment from liberals. It means they don't like him, can't really explain why...
  • Obamacare: Slow start to first day of signups at County-USC hospital

    Obamacare: Slow start to first day of signups at County-USC hospital
    It was a quiet morning at L.A. County-USC Medical Center on Tuesday, as signups for insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act -- also known as Obamacare -- got underway. Hospital staff were mobilizing to sign up patients for expanded Medi-Cal...