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  • Eugene Patterson dies at 89; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

    Eugene Patterson dies at 89; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist
    Eugene Patterson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and columnist whose impassioned words helped draw national attention to the civil rights movement as it unfolded across the South, has died at 89. Patterson, who helped fellow whites understand the...
  • James A. Hood dies at 70; fought segregation at University of Alabama

    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...
  • Virginia isn't living in past heading into big N.C. State matchup

    Virginia isn't living in past heading into big N.C. State matchup
    Prior to last season's ACC men's basketball tournament, North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried left little doubt about how he thought his team looked alongside Virginia coach Tony Bennett's squad when comparing NCAA tournament resumes. In an...
  • Exec accused of slapping toddler on flight loses job

    Exec accused of slapping toddler on flight loses job
    A company president accused of slapping a crying child on a Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta has been let go, a spokesman for his parent company confirmed to The Associated Press Sunday. Joe Rickey Hundley, president of Unitech Composites and Structures...
  • Pennsylvania Voter ID

     
    I've made no secret of my opposition to Pennsylvania's Voter ID law, which I argued was part of a nationwide strategy to suppress the vote in the 2012 presidential election, not a response to any real voter fraud problem. State......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Good-bye and thank you

     
    Readers- This is my final post for the Orlando Homicide Report.  I'm moving to a new job as a reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Today is my last day at the Orlando Sentinel. This blog would have been impossible without the generosity of the...