Free finance classes offered by local church

Free finance classes offered by local church

MONTICELLO — First Presbyterian Church, 104 N. Illinois St., Monticello, will be sponsoring eight free finance classes. These classes are open to the public. Enter into the church fellowship hall using the parking lot entrance on the west side of the church. Cory Vacca, a financial advisor, will be conducting more class sessions. These classes […]

MLB Power Rankings: The Dodgers are starting to look dangerous

MLB Power Rankings: The Dodgers are starting to look dangerous

We’re 152 games into this baseball season and some things are finally starting to make sense. The Tampa Bay Rays might have been a good team all this time. The Milwaukee Brewers’ hype from the preseason was real — and their recent record against the Cubs proves it. The Boston Red Sox are good, so are […]

Study finds why some human genes are more popular with biomedical researchers

Study finds why some human genes are more popular with biomedical researchers

Sep 19 2018 Historical bias leads biomedical researchers to study certain genes over and over again Historical bias is a key reason why biomedical researchers continue to study the same 10 percent of all human genes while ignoring many genes known to play roles in disease, according to a study publishing September 18 in the […]

Here are the Oscar contenders from the Middle East

Here are the Oscar contenders from the Middle East

With Monday night’s Emmys already in the bag, the annual award season is underway, and while October 1 is the deadline for nominations for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards, the nominations from the region are already flowing in. Sadly, the Gulf states have so far not nominated a film – countries are […]

Walk the Lijnbaan: decline and rebirth on Europe's first pedestrianised street

Walk the Lijnbaan: decline and rebirth on Europe's first pedestrianised street

A decade after the historic centre of Rotterdam was largely destroyed by bombing during the German invasion of the Netherlands in May 1940, the city set about building a replacement. The old centre had its faults: narrow streets, alleys and canals that hindered the passage of traffic. The postwar city council seized the opportunity to […]

Behind the Byline: Meet travel and outdoors writer Crystal Paul

Behind the Byline: Meet travel and outdoors writer Crystal Paul

In our tenth edition of Behind the Byline, our interview series helping you get to know the journalists who bring you the news, we talk to travel and outdoors writer Crystal Paul about living many lives, her jump from neuroscience to the arts and what’s missing from most travel writing. The public schools Crystal Paul […]

Are you often termed lazy? Blame your brain, says science

Are you often termed lazy? Blame your brain, says science

TORONTO: Feeling too lazy to hit the gym? Blame your brain, say scientists who found that it is naturally wired to prefer lying on the couch. For decades, society has encouraged people to be more physically active, yet statistics show that despite our best intentions, we are actually becoming less active. Researchers from the University […]

Viacom's Channel 5 Makes Major UK Drama Move

Viacom's Channel 5 Makes Major UK Drama Move

Having decided to jettison reality series “Big Brother,” Channel 5 is getting properly into the U.K. drama business, with a slate of new scripted titles including a prison drama, a crime thriller, and a murder mystery. The free-to-air network has traditionally majored in unscripted and entertainment, complemented by a lineup of acquired drama, much hailing […]

Sheriff's van swept away in Florence flooding, killing 2 mental health patients

Sheriff's van swept away in Florence flooding, killing 2 mental health patients

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE A sheriff’s office van carrying two mental health patients in Horry County, South Carolina, was headed for a mental health center on Tuesday night when the vehicle came about a half-mile from the Little Pee […]