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New Year's Day

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  • Connection of Harris, Bennett reflects NCAA top-seed Virginia's character-building process

    As far as comparisons go, Joe Harris has never taken offense to the kind of line his teammates have drawn connecting Harris and Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett. From the moment he committed to U.Va. in the summer of 2009 out of Chelan,...
  • Molly's solo act: Newly separated, focus is on new book and raising her family

    Molly's solo act: Newly separated, focus is on new book and raising her family
    Molly Shattuck opens the front door of her sprawling brick North Baltimore home in a blur of color and energy. It's 10 a.m. on a gray February day, and she's wearing a tight purple dress that highlights her famously firm physique. Her blond hair is...
  • Audio file: Sheriff injured on yacht trip

    The sworn testimony of Sheriff Scott Israel in his recent ethics law case veered into the personal realm a bit, with some interesting tidbits about the countywide elected leader. Israel was being investigated for a possible ethics violation after he and...
  • Bikinis take a toll, but my finances are tidy

    Spring has officially sprung which, here in Michigan, means we peel down to just one layer of long underwear. As the snow banks thaw, they steadily reveal another inch or two of the 4-foot plastic Santa that's been buried since New Year's Eve, creating...
  • Sheriff amends disclosure, adds more gift revelations

    Broward Sheriff Scott Israel filed new documents in recent days disclosing another gift he received in 2013. Israel said in a letter to the state Commission on Ethics that he made the disclosures based on what he learned during his recent ethics case....
  • Florida gets tough on oil driller in the Everglades

    State officials have driven a Texas wildcatter out of Florida, signaling tougher restrictions on oil drilling in the Everglades. Prodded by environmentalists and community activists, the state yanked all drilling permits held by the Dan A. Hughes Co....
  • Brazil escapes with shootout victory over Chile at World Cup

    Brazil escapes with shootout victory over Chile at World Cup
    — The streets of South America's largest city were oddly quiet Saturday. Brazil's prized national team was playing in the second round of the World Cup, so by noon, after all the stores and restaurants had closed, you could walk down the center of...
  • 10 Blackhawks games to watch in 2014-15

    The NHL released the 2014-15 regular-season schedule Sunday afternoon and made it official that the Blackhawks will face the Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington. The Jan. 1 matchup was reported last week but wasn't formally announced until...
  • Spending: Taxis get a run for their money

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Ride-sharing services pair smart-phone users in need of rides with drivers willing to provide them. Services such as UberX, Lyft and Sidecar say they'll get you from point A to point B more cheaply than a cab, as long as...
  • Florida State tops first USA Today coaches' poll

    If the college football playoff started today and the USA Today coaches' poll still mattered, Florida State would play Oregon in one semifinal with Alabama and Oklahoma pairing up in the other. The Seminoles and Ducks would play in the Sugar Bowl on New...
  • Hancock touts 'common sense' College Football Playoff

    Fans now know exactly what the 2014 national championship trophy will look like. The road to the first title game in Arlington, Texas, remains a bit unclear. "The format is very simple," said Bill Hancock, College Football Playoff executive director,...