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  • Jane Scott dies at 92; longtime rock critic

    Jane Scott dies at 92; longtime rock critic
    Jane Scott was a code breaker for the Navy during World War II. She owned a wind-up Victrola. And the first song she ever loved was from the big band era: a Jimmy Rushing hit for Count Basie called "Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)." So...
  • Daily News Briefs: July 10, 2012

     
    Chrysler will launch the ad campaign for the 2013 Dodge Dart at tonight's Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Automotive News reports. Dubbed "How to Change Cars Forever," the commercial paints a fast-paced montage of how to develop a car sans......
  • Cars.com News Briefs: April 10, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: A new study finds that only about a third of hybrid owners buy another hybrid. Industry researcher R.L. Polk & Co. says hybrid nameplates have more than doubled since 2007, but just......
  • Mike Kelley is remembered for more than his art

     
    Friends and colleagues remember Mike Kelley for his music and his character as well as his groundbreaking artwork....
  • Distorting science

    Distorting science
    Twenty-five years ago, scientists gathered in a cramped government laboratory and set fire to specially designed chairs, TVs and electrical cables packed with flame retardants. For the next half-hour, they carefully measured how much the chemicals...
  • Oh, forget it!

     
    A few excerpts from Losing It--The lament of an aging professor by William Ian Miller, University of Michigan Law School, a book excerpt published in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Will anyone show up for my retirement dinner? Will I?......
  • Work stress can strain marriage

    Work stress can strain marriage
    It was persistence that led to "yes" when Leonardo Cicarelli, a charismatic insurance agency owner, asked out Candice Fong on New Year's Eve. But Fong, a market development manager for a wireless phone company, said that when she walked down the aisle at...
  • Drug deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in U.S., data show

    Propelled by an increase in prescription narcotic overdoses, drug deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in the United States, a Times analysis of government data has found. Drugs exceeded motor vehicle accidents as a cause of death in 2009, killing...
  • Northwestern Alumni Association Salutes Outstanding Alumni

     
    EVANSTON, Ill. — Thomas Z. Hayward Jr., a Northwestern University Life Trustee and past president of the Northwestern Alumni Association (NAA), was given the Alumni …...
  • Cars.com News Briefs: April 11, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: Used-car prices for compact and midsize cars may peak in the next few weeks, an analyst from the National Automobile Dealers Association told Automotive News. A shortage of late-model used cars, which......
  • Many Automakers' Latch Systems Difficult to Use, Study Finds

     
    Installing a child-safety seat can be a difficult and automakers aren't making it any easier with their Latch systems, according to a new study. The study evaluated 98 of the best-selling passenger vehicles from the 2010 and 2011 model years......
  • Daily News Briefs: May 4, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: As gas prices ebb nearly 13 cents from month-ago levels, the race toward higher fuel economy has momentarily slowed. The latest figures from the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute shows car.......