Fernald honored for observing weather for 40 years
One thing Kenneth Fernald can tell you for sure about the weather, is that it never rains on the third Saturday in July.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Virginia university to remove Confederate flags from chapel
Washington and Lee University cited slavery's "regrettable" role in the Virginia school's history and announced that it will remove Confederate battle flags from a chapel that serves as a major meeting place.
Mount Washington College to close 2 campuses
The closures will take effect before Sept. 9, the start of the 2014-15 school year, according to Stephen White, a spokesperson for Mount Washington College and the Kaplan Education group, which purchased Hesser in 2000.
Round-up: Record number sign up for free college, NYC fears preschool teacher drain
Record number of students make pledge for free college : A record-breaking 96 percent of eligible students in South King County signed up this year for the Washington College Bound Scholarship, a program that guarantees free in-state, public college tuition to students who maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and avoid getting into trouble with the law ... (more)
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Los Angeles Times
The science of fireworks explained: Chemical reactions at 1,000 feet
All across the country, Americans will wrap up their Fourth of July celebrations by watching the sky light up with fireworks.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Silver Spring student teaching at secondary school in Tanzania
Mariel Shilling of Silver Spring is nearly done with a six-week trip to Zanzibar, Tanzania, through America's Unofficial Ambassadors program.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Video delivers the 'works' on fireworks
Just in time for Independence Day, a new video from the American Chemical Society teaches you the science behind the sparkle.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Police Charge Suspect In Phone Robbery, Murder Of Chicago College Student
An 18-year-old man has been charged in connection with the fatal armed robbery of a South Side college student last January.
Myrtle Beach Online
Prairie home: The lineage is classic, the feel mostly modern
"Lee Copeland designed my parents' house," he says of the former dean of the University of Washington College of Architecture and Urban Planning .
US News & World Report
Community College Students: Budget for These 4 Unexpected Costs
Tuition and fees at two-year colleges are often significantly lower than those at four-year universities , and flexible course schedules allow many students to work either full or part time while earning their degree.
Video: How Fireworks Dazzle
Be sure to buff up on your chemistry knowledge before taking the family to see fireworks this July 4. You can make them shout out extra OOOOOOs and AHHHHHHHs when you dazzle them with the science behdind the display.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Spirit of Jefferson Advocate
Maryland educator is new JHS principal
Kenneth M. Garvey, of Libertytown, Md., served in military intelligence in the Army and has experience as a math instructor and assistant principal in Frederick County, Md.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
The perfect storm of political apathy in Md.
The forecast shows clear skies over Maryland, yet there looms a perfect storm - one of apathy and non-voting on Primary Tuesday.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Washington College president to step down
The president of Washington College announced Tuesday that he will step down this fall to take a new post in Virginia.
A Pretty Spring Wedding in Savannah, Georgia
Dana Boehmcke, 34, and Brian Carpenter, 36, have known each other for 16 years, though it took more than ten for them to realize that what they had was more than a friendship.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Former W&M prof to lead Colonial Williamsburg
Mitchell Reiss, the president of Washington College in Chestertown, Md., will be the next president and CEO of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.