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  • Claire L. Winnard, attorney, Quarles & Brady

    Claire L. Winnard, attorney, Quarles & Brady
    Claire L. Winnard has joined law firm Quarles & Brady’s Chicago office as an attorney in the Labor & Employment Practice Group. Prior to joining the firm, Winnard was an attorney at Jones Day in Chicago. She received her law degree from Northwestern...
  • Vietnam refugee reconnects with Tavares doctor who helped rescue him in 1979

    Vietnam refugee reconnects with Tavares doctor who helped rescue him in 1979
    The vintage photo shows a young American medical officer examining a 5-year-old Vietnamese refugee, tears rolling down the boy's cheek. The year is 1979, and the earnest physician on board the USS Wabash in the South China Sea is Richard Bosshardt,...
  • Court seems to boost claim to 'Adam' and 'Eve' at Norton Simon Museum

    Court seems to boost claim to 'Adam' and 'Eve' at Norton Simon Museum
    The Bible tells us that all the world's troubles began with Adam and Eve taking fateful bites of forbidden fruit. The German Renaissance artist Lucas Cranach the Elder captured the moment in 1530, painting Adam and Eve on paired wooden panels that...
  • Two UM football players charged with sexual battery

    Two UM football players charged with sexual battery
    Two University of Miami football players were arrested Tuesday morning after telling police they had sex with a 17-year-old student without her consent, according to a police report.  Jawand Blue, 20, and Alexander Figueroa, who turned 20 on Tuesday,...
  • Among blacks and whites alike, strokes are down

    Among blacks and whites alike, strokes are down
    The nation's fourth leading cause of death is getting a little less common and a bit less deadly. And while racial disparities remain, there is equal progress in driving down stroke incidence and improving survival among African Americans and white...
  • Her job is designed to help students explore art for art's sake

    Her job is designed to help students explore art for art's sake
    Who: Olga Vazquez was recently hired in the newly created position of manager of in-house programs at the Center for Creative Education in West Palm Beach. My job matters because: Having been born and raised in Palm Beach County, this job allows me to...
  • Four candidates vie for Broward Circuit Judge Group 16 spot

    Four candidates are in the running to replace retiring Broward Circuit Judge Mel Grossman in the Aug. 26 primary election. Dennis Bailey, Andrea Ruth Gundersen, Rhoda Sokoloff and Russell Thompson are on the ballot in the non-partisan race. If no one...
  • FAU in line for $4 million Lifelong Learning grant

    FAU in line for $4 million Lifelong Learning grant
    Florida Atlantic University's popular Lifelong Learning Program may get a $4 million boost next year to ensure it's around to serve seniors for years to come. The university's Board of Trustees agreed Tuesday to take the first step – accepting a...
  • Athletes likely headed to Jones, but coach wonders when

    Athletes likely headed to Jones, but coach wonders when
    Jones football coach Kevin Lewis expects to see some new players on his practice field in August. He just wishes they could come sooner. An Orange County Public Schools rezoning plan could send 300 to 350 students from Evans to Jones for the 2014-15...
  • New prosecutor named to Lehigh County DA's office

     
    Jared J. Hanna was announced this week as the newest member of the Lehigh County District Attorney's office, being named an assistant district attorney. Hanna, 26, of Macungie, spent more than a year working as a law clerk for Lehigh County Judge Brian J....
  • Student stress at suburban high school has officials concerned

    Student stress at suburban high school has officials concerned
    Lyons Township High School students reported higher levels of academic stress than students at similar schools in a recent survey, reinforcing education officials' efforts to reduce stress at the competitive school. Seventy-nine percent of students...
  • Finding thinspiration

    Finding thinspiration
    When Pat Barone was trying to lose weight, the very people she looked to for support — her friends — seemed to be sabotaging her efforts. Questions like, 'Is that all you're going to eat?' were just the beginning. "Before long, your food...