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  • Two chances remain to qualify for Chase

    The Sports Xchange Two chances remain to qualify for Chase NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange The formula for making NASCAR's postseason under the new Chase format is easy. Win and you're in. A driver can get into the Chase...
  • Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums

    Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums
    Let's play! In one room the kids are busy making creatures out of clay and then seeing them come to life in a Claymation movie they create with a computer program and different backdrops; in another, they're performing in music videos. They are...
  • The right wing steps up its attack on the teaching of U.S. history

    The right wing steps up its attack on the teaching of U.S. history
    It appears that the right's effort to suck the teaching of advanced U.S. history into the culture wars won't be going away soon. Last week, we reportedĀ on the conservatives' attack on the instructional "framework" for advanced placement U.S. history...
  • Round-Up: Did art solve a murder? Plus a 2,600-year-old city

    Archaeologists furiously excavate a millennia-old city before it becomes a copper mine, iPad tortoises are retired, a new doc looks at the history of African American photography and there is a drought, but it appears as though the rich have been...
  • Costa Mesa preservationists to consider a more active role

    Costa Mesa preservationists to consider a more active role
    Costa Mesa's Historical Preservation Committee may be moving in a direction more in keeping with its name. Member Mary Ellen Goddard said at its Aug. 14 meeting that the committee, which works with the City Council and Costa Mesa Historical Society to...
  • Scots are hot: TV's 'Outlander' sparks local lore, kilt following

    AKRON, Ohio Women on both sides of the Atlantic share a secret: Scots are hot. If a Scotsman wears a kilt and speaks in a heavy Scottish brogue, more's the better. If we didn't learn that by watching dramas based on Scottish history (think Liam Neeson in...
  • Cougars try to take another step forward

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Houston - INSIDE SLANT A large chunk of the team that flipped a 4-8 season into a 7-1 start in 2013 returns at Houston. And while the Cougars lost three of its final four regular season games along with a BBVA...
  • No. 1 FSU not consumed by '

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Florida State - INSIDE SLANT Not long after Heisman winner Jameis Winston marched Florida State down the field at the Rose Bowl in the final seconds and rallied to beat Auburn for the national championship, a...
  • Stanford - TeamReport

    NCAAF Team Report - Stanford - INSIDE SLANT Stanford has high hopes again this season, but first the Cardinal has a score to settle. Stanford will open the season at home against UC Davis on Aug. 30. The Cardinal and Aggies have met only twice in the...
  • USC's Shaw out indefinitely

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Southern Cal - INSIDE SLANT USC starting cornerback Josh Shaw isn't expected to play in the season-opener -- and is out indefinitely -- apparently for all the right reasons. Shaw said he suffered two high ankle...
  • Crist vs. Scott: The retch-fest that will never end

    Crist vs. Scott: The retch-fest that will never end
    Most Floridians are already so sick of Rick Scott and Charlie Crist they feel like they have to choose between rug burn or road rash. Well, get ready to be dragged across the carpet and then up and down Interstate 4, because the real battle is about...