Education

North High sets out to prove physics is not just for nerds

Next year, with the blessing of principal Sherman Padgett, North High aims to have at least 80 percent of juniors enrolled in regular, honors or Advanced Placement physics, more than doubling the number of students who will have at least some exposure to the principles of motion, energy, heat, light, electricity and sound.

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Business

Let the holiday shopping begin: When stores’ specials start

More stores are opening on Thanksgiving Day and stretching specials over a weekend rather than a few hours. For those who consider shopping in crowds as part of their Thanksgiving tradition, there’s plenty of bargains to be had, including a $199.99 50-inch Panasonic TV at Best Buy, $2.99 bath towels at J.C. Penney, $5 Fraser wreaths at Home Depot and $33 airfare from Wichita to Phoenix on Allegiant. Restrictions apply.

Editorials

City has many blessings

Each year puts what President Washington proclaimed the “day of public thanksgiving and prayer” at greater risk from the early onset of Christmas. But this deliciously American holiday still manages to stir up the gratitude as well as the cranberry sauce.

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NFL

Recap: Dallas vs. Philadelphia

Mark Sanchez threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score as the Philadelphia Eagles seized sole possession of first place in the NFC East with a 33-10 win over the Dallas Cowboys.

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