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  • James A. Hood dies at 70; fought segregation at University of Alabama

    James A. Hood, one of two black students whose effort to enroll at the University of Alabama in June 1963 led to Gov. George Wallace's segregationist "stand in the schoolhouse door" and who later forged an unlikely friendship with the former governor, has...
  • Report: Former NBA star Mookie Blaylock on life support

    Former Atlanta Hawks point guard Mookie Baylock is in critical condition in an Atlanta hospital after he was involved in a head-on collision in his Cadillac Escalade, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.  Police told the AJC that Baylock was...
  • Atlanta’s Eddie Long sued by former members — again

     
    Religion News Service writer Adelle M. Banks reports that megachurch pastor Eddie Long is being sued by former members of his Atlanta church after they lost money to a man Long described as a friend. Long was previously sued by young male members of his...
  • London Olympics: Making sport of mascots Wenlock, Mandeville

     
    As the Olympics kick off in London, many spectators have been baffled and spooked by mascots Wenlock and Mandeville, billed as bits of Olympic stadium steel enchanted by a rainbow. The curious creatures, named for a Shropshire town and a hospital with...
  • FSU-Minnesota to have 7:15 p.m. tipoff in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

     
    A little news out of the men's basketball world Tuesday. ESPN announced late in the morning its lineup for the ACC-Big Ten Challenge later this year. Florida State's full schedule has not yet been released, but the Seminoles are set for a 7:15 p.m. tipoff...
  • Miami, with a side of Cuba

    Miami, with a side of Cuba
    MIAMI - On a breezeless downtown day, the Miami Art Museum seemed like an obligatory stop. Until I got there, and realized that a big chunk of the space was closed for installation. After a quick spin through an exhibit on the influence of the vinyl...
  • At some museums, the food is a work of art

    At some museums, the food is a work of art
    Recently, Mitsitam, the cafe inside the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, was named the city's Casual Restaurant of the Year by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington. For many visitors, the seasonal menu of North and...
  • Grapes ripe with promise: North Georgia wine region's time has come

    Grapes ripe with promise: North Georgia wine region's time has come
    TIGER, Ga. - Coming into this tiny Blue Ridge Mountain community of 350, you know exactly where you are. From the cool breeze that blows sweet and clear as moonlight through the pines in the surrounding Chattahoochee National Forest to the UGA Dawgs...
  • 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...
  • Coffee Companion for August 2, 2012

    Coffee Companion for August 2, 2012
    Each morning, we'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday. ** Michael Phelps has accomplished the unthinkable in his Olympic career. Read why he has more work to do...