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Forever Learning Institute Classes Start Sept. 14

The Forever Learning Institute mission is to improve the quality and dignity of senior adult life through continuing intellectual challenge, spiritual reflection, and social interaction. On-site registration takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, September 8, 9, and 10 in Room 2/3. Online registration is available now. Teacher orientation is September 11th with classes starting September 14th. The last week of fall classes are November 16th through the 19th....
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is meeting with the Republican National Committee's chair Thursday, followed by a press conference in New York City.

Donald Trump may be backing down — sort of.

The billionaire businessman was the only GOP presidential candidate not to raise his hand at last month's debate to pledge he wouldn't run as a third-party candidate.

Now, however, it seems he's poised to promise not to undertake an independent bid if he loses the Republican nomination.

It was supposed to be a routine photo-op.

This Teacher Wants To Excite Your Inner Scientist

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Imagine a space shuttle speeding toward earth at 17,500 miles per hour, the friction outside heating the vessel up to more than 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit as it enters the atmosphere.

Hungary's prime minister says his country is doing all it can to manage a growing migrant crisis that has flooded it with refugees, even as European officials said they will meet later this month in Brussels to discuss an effort to "strengthen the European response" to the situation.

Florida Cowboys Week: Part Two

The state of Florida has a rich and diverse tradition of cattle ranching. Recently we explored the black cowboys of Florida. There are other distinctive elements to the state's past as well.

"Indian cowboys", for instance.

A federal judge has thrown out Tom Brady's four-game suspension over his role in "deflate-gate."

The suspension was handed down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after attorney Ted Wells found that employees of the New England Patriots deflated footballs to make them easier to grip. Goodell said Brady likely knew about the scheme.

Brady appealed Goodell's decision in federal court and, today, he prevailed.

A former aide to Hillary Clinton said he will invoke his Fifth Amendment right to remain silent and not answer questions from Congress.

The aide, Bryan Pagliano, helped set up Clinton's private email server. Clinton has faced months of scrutiny for using her home server and a private email address to conduct State Department business.

The Select Committee on Benghazi had asked Pagliano, a former State Department employee, to field questions next week. His lawyer has declined, sending a letter to Congress citing the negative political environment.

Superpowers Meet The Supernatural In 'Wayward'

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Ever heard of a tengu? How about a jorōgumo? You'll know them after you read Wayward, Image Comics' action-packed romp featuring Tokyo teenagers fighting the supernatural. It's been likened to a Japanese version of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and its emphasis on epically battling the Big Bad (to use the Buffy term) is coupled with a determination to get its monsters right.

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South Bend Stories: Tom Doran

Tom Doran spent 22 years as fireman on the South Bend Fire Department and then entered politics.
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