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  • Ronald Coase dies at 102; economist was oldest living Nobel laureate

    Ronald Coase, a British-born University of Chicago economist whose Nobel Prize-winning work on the role of corporations stemmed from visits in the early 1930s to American companies including Ford Motor Co. and Union Carbide Corp., has died. He was 102....
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: A headmaster answers the call

    I've kept a journal since 1961. And, since my children were born, I've been telling the story of their lives. Each day I run my fingers through the pages to see how far they've journeyed. What tales will I pen that might be instrumental in their lives?...
  • Warhill's Bridget Henzel commits to U.Va. Wise for softball

    Warhill's Bridget Henzel commits to U.Va. Wise for softball
    — Bridget Henzel said she dreamed of playing collegiate softball since she joined the Williamsburg Starz travel program at the age of 8. Nearly a decade later, the Warhill High product has achieved her goal. She recently verbally committed to play...
  • Bed-sharing increasing among minority families

    Bed-sharing increasing among minority families
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More parents are putting their babies to sleep next to them in bed, a new study suggests. Researchers found that over the past 20 years, bed-sharing has become more common, especially among black and Hispanic families. The...
  • John Rogovin oversees all things legal at Warner Bros.

    John Rogovin oversees all things legal at Warner Bros.
    The gig: John Rogovin, 52, is executive vice president and general counsel for Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. As the top legal eagle for the storied movie and television studio, Rogovin oversees a staff of more than 160 lawyers and is involved in such...
  • Election 2013: Gloucester Board of Supervisors York District candidates

    As part of our coverage of the 2013 Gloucester County Board of Supervisors election, we asked all seven candidates four questions via email. We are printing their answers in their entirety online here in the Gloucester Blog prior to the Nov. 5 election....
  • Family finances: Ranking the best values in private colleges

    Our annual rankings of the best values in private colleges and universities (kiplinger.com/links/privatecolleges) highlight some interesting trends -- one of which is that private four-year schools are pumping the brakes on tuition increases. This year,...
  • ARCHIVE: Battling Parkinson's disease, Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver finds inspiration in his 5-year-old son (June 18, 2006)

    Her reach was instinctive, like stretching for the snooze button. No need to look. Hold hands as often as Traci and Jim Weaver, and the fingers interlock naturally. Except this time Traci's right hand didn't connect with Jim's left. This time Traci's...
  • Lafayette announces next Hall of Fame class

    Lafayette announces next Hall of Fame class
    — Over 40 years, Lafayette High has produced thousands of great student-athletes. On Friday, Oct. 18, the school's athletic department will honor some of the finest in school history with the latest installment of its Athletic Hall of Fame. This...
  • Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause

    Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause
    Steve James' provocative documentary on concussions in sports, "Head Games," explores the science and indicts the powerful. But his storytelling truly excels when everyday moms, dads and kids reveal their hopes, fears and grief. A Hampton native,...
  • Virginia Tech interim AD a two-time cancer survivor and pioneering administrator

     Virginia Tech interim AD a two-time cancer survivor and pioneering administrator
    During one of his final staff meetings as Virginia Tech's athletic director, Jim Weaver revealed how much pain he was enduring, how Parkinson's disease and two failing hips had not only fast-tracked his retirement but also compromised basic, daily living....
  • Northern Lehigh, Tamaqua ceremonies set

     
    Tamaqua and Northern Lehigh will be honoring past athletes and teams with ceremonies the next two weekends. Northern Lehigh is honoring its 2003 PIAA Class 2A finalist team at halftime of its Friday, Sept. 20 home game against Palisades. That......