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  • Teacher from Whitehall invited to last shuttle launch

    Teacher from Whitehall invited to last shuttle launch
    When the space shuttle Atlantis lifts off Friday, Jerry Fetter of Whitehall Township will be more than a casual observer. Fetter, who teaches biology and astronomy at Council Rock High School in Bucks County, received a special invitation to come to...
  • 'The Sing-Off': Nick Lachey hosts as voices rise

    On Monday, Dec. 6, as holiday music pops up on street corners and in malls, NBC celebrates the power of singing with the premiere of the sophomore season of the a cappella group competition "The Sing-Off." Former 98 Degrees member Nick Lachey is host...
  • Disgruntled Employee Kills 2 in Kraft Food Plant Shooting

    Disgruntled Employee Kills 2 in Kraft Food Plant Shooting
    PHILADELPHIA -- Minutes after a woman was suspended from her job at a Kraft Foods Inc. plant and was escorted out, she returned with a handgun and opened fire, killing two people and critically injuring a third before being taken into custody, police...
  • Summer of space

    Summer of space
    As Kenny Gironda spun, tumbled and rolled around, while alternating between accelerating and slowing down, the people standing nearby became a blur. Kenny, 14, who was strapped in while standing up, kept his head back and his eyes open so he didn't get...
  • 'Auction Kings' continues its reign on Discovery Channel

    It's not even 9 a.m. on an otherwise sleepy Atlanta Sunday in early summer, but already a healthy line is forming outside the yellow warehouse that houses Gallery 63 in the city's Buckhead neighborhood. As parking attendants wrangle the growing swell of...
  • Defense technology contractor to expand operations in Bloomington

    Defense technology contractor to expand operations in Bloomington
    Next Wave Systems, LLC, a contract engineering and technology firm, announced today that it will expand operations here, creating up to 60 new jobs by 2014. Next Wave, which specializes in alternative energy software products and integrated defense...
  • As a family vacation, Space Camp is out there

    Huntsville, Alabama "Ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five!" the kids yelled. It wasn't as deafening as Times Square on New Year's Eve, but the 300 or so children attending Space Camp were as enthusiastic as any midnight revelers. The space shuttle...
  • Planning your family's trip to Alabama's Space Camp

    THE BEST WAY From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Huntsville, Ala., is offered on American, Continental, Delta, United and US Airways. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $208. NAVIGATING SPACE CAMP Reservations can be made online at...
  • PASSINGS

    Konrad Dannenberg Saturn V, V-2 designer Konrad Dannenberg, 96, a German rocket scientist who was part of Wernher von Braun's team that helped put the first American astronauts on the moon, died Feb. 16 of natural causes at a Huntsville, Ala.,...
  • Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq, or who died at a military hospital of their injuries: John C. Beale, 39, of Riverdale, Ga.; staff sergeant, Army National Guard. Beale...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Kaplan, Wayne Tippit, Bill Hefner

    PASSINGS: Charles Kaplan, Wayne Tippit, Bill Hefner
    Charles Kaplan CSUN English professor Charles Kaplan, 90, the first chairman of the English department at what is now Cal State Northridge, died Aug. 22 of congestive heart failure at Dubose Wellness Center in Chapel Hill, N.C., said Jean Kaplan...
  • Army Pvt. Michael Bridges, 23, Placentia; killed by possible 'friendly fire' in Iraq

    When Michael "Paul" Bridges tried to follow in his father's footsteps and enlist in the Army in December 2001, he was rejected. At 5 feet 11, he weighed 296 pounds. "I'm a lot shorter and a lot fatter than I thought I was," he told his dad, jokingly....