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  • Winter storm slams South, stranding students, snarling traffic

    An unusual blanket of snow across the South triggered epic traffic snarls and stranded hundreds of students at their schools Tuesday. LATEST: Drivers trapped, kids sleep at school Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia and Alabama struggled to cope with 2 to...
  • Snowed-in Atlanta: Drivers trapped overnight; kids sleep at school

    Snowed-in Atlanta: Drivers trapped overnight; kids sleep at school
    ATLANTA, Ga. -- It was just a few inches of snow, but for the normally balmy South, enough of it fell to throw life into turmoil for millions of people from Louisiana to Virginia on Wednesday, trapping Atlanta motorists overnight on highways and forcing...
  • Teel Time: Nine-game ACC football schedule would create channel inventory, help playoff access

    When ACC football expanded from 12 to 14 teams with the additions of Syracuse and Pittsburgh, growing the conference schedule from eight to nine games seemed natural. After all, you want league rivals to play one another as often as possible. And...
  • UCF lands 16th commitment in Buford (Ga.) DB Tre Neal

    UCF lands 16th commitment in Buford (Ga.) DB Tre Neal
    Buford (Ga.) High School safety Tre Neal has committed UCF according to Buford running backs coach and recruiting liaison Bode Davis, who confirmed the speculation of Neal's commitment Thursday night. Neal committed Tuesday night while hosting UCF...
  • Man used stolen tow truck to take cars in snowstorm, cops say

    Man used stolen tow truck to take cars in snowstorm, cops say
    Louis Mitchell Jr. saw a brilliant opportunity when thousands of Georgia motorists abandoned their cars on snow-paralyzed roads this week, authorities say. Police say he used a tow truck he had stolen earlier in January to haul away four cars left on...
  • Lockheed Martin ends support of Boy Scouts over ban on gay leaders

    Lockheed Martin ends support of Boy Scouts over ban on gay leaders
    The Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay leaders is losing the organization more money -- this time from Maryland. This week, Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin, one of the largest private employers in the state, announced it will no longer provide...
  • Franklin McCain dies at 73; one of the 'Greensboro Four'

    When teenager Franklin McCain decided to make a stand against segregation at the F.W. Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., in 1960, two thoughts weighed on him. "If I were lucky, I would go to jail for a long, long time. If I were not quite so...
  • Eat your way around Charleston, S.C.

    Eat your way around Charleston, S.C.
    Visitors in Charleston, S.C., can choose from a number of walking tours meandering through alleyways and cobblestone streets focused on the city's fascinating history, elegant architecture and lovely gardens. At night, the strolls turn to spooky ghost and...
  • Tourist attractions: Remembering the legacy of Sally Ride

    Tourist attractions: Remembering the legacy of Sally Ride
    Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, was an inspirational scientist. The institution she founded, Sally Ride Science, continues to organize camps and festivals for aspiring female astronauts. Perhaps there will come a day when we all can...
  • Tribune's 'Playing With Fire' garners 3 awards

    Tribune's 'Playing With Fire' garners 3 awards
    The Chicago Tribune has won three national awards for its series “Playing With Fire,” an investigation of toxic flame retardants and the deceptive campaigns that two powerful industries waged to promote the chemicals. Among the awards is...
  • Teel Time: Georgia Tech's firing of Groh 'inevitable'

    Teel Time: Georgia Tech's firing of Groh 'inevitable'
    Al Groh is smart, in matters football and otherwise, well-spoken and occasionally charming. Like many of us, he is also arrogant, defensive and defiant, and the intensity of those traits rendered him ill-suited to be a head coach, witness his demise at...