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Friday, December 02, 2005
Olivia Macfadden, 9, teacher Mary Hall in Haddonfield.
That's Happening Here? 5 Stories Fast
Now students are taking the lead in parent-teacher conferences. Haddonfield, Council Rock, Central Bucks, Penn Delco and Mount Holly are among area districts joining a national trend that let kids, even elementary schoolers, explain how and what they're doing in class. More. ... $1.9 million for Beethoven manuscript found in Wynnewood. A keyboard transcription of Gross Fuge (right), discovered in October at a seminary, was sold at a London auction. Fell a bit short, though, of estimates and the all-time Ludwig van manuscript record, $3.6 million. More. ... Pa. judges can seize guns under sweeping changes to reduce domestic violence. Passing such "historic" legislation in a pro-gun state took years of effort, "painful" negotiations, and advice from the National Rifle Association. "They did not endorse, but they did not oppose," said a Lancaster lawmaker. "That was critical." More. ... New president of NBC News is Temple grad who grew up in Warminster. Steve Capus is the new president of NBC News. His wardrobe has improved since he worked for two Philly stations. More. ... "Get Your Own Damn Beer, I'm Watching the Game: A Women's Guide to Loving Pro Football" is the great title of a new book by Mount Airy-raised actress Holly Robinson Peete. She rips T.O.'s agent, lauds Donovan McNabb, and tells how she called once called WIP to defend her husband, Rodney, when he was the Eagles' QB. "He wasn't smiling," she told Angelo Cataldi. "He just has big teeth." More.