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  • Jacklin: Tiger ready to shake up golfing world

    Former British Open champion Tony Jacklin took a leaf out of Muhammad Ali's book on Wednesday by declaring that Tiger Woods could be ready to shock the golfing world at this week's British Open. Many pundits have written off the 38-year-old American's...
  • Magic's new kid sounds ready to grow up

    Magic's new kid sounds ready to grow up
    The Magic invited a couple hundred kids to the RDV Sportsplex on Thursday. Youngsters like Christopher Durant ran around, did pushups, situps, basketball drills and were given nutritional advice. "Proteins, fruits and salads," the 13-year-old said. "And...
  • Tale of two legislators plot thickens in state's gas-drilling drama

    Tale of two legislators plot thickens in state's gas-drilling drama
    With apologies to Charles Dickens, it was the best of times (for Texas and Oklahoma gas industry aristocrats), it was the worst of times (for the Pennsylvania rabble suffering from the exploitation and destruction of their environment). In a tale of two...
  • Start planning now for more SunRail service: Editorial

    Start planning now for more SunRail service: Editorial
    There have been some bumps on the track for SunRail, Central Florida's fledgling commuter rail system, in its first couple of months of operation. Several collisions with vehicles stuck at road crossings. Temperamental ticket machines. Malfunctioning...
  • As America ages, generational gap between whites and minorities widens

    As the U.S. population ages and becomes more racially diverse, the country is seeing a widening demographic gap between older whites and young minorities -- a shift with significant social and economic implications for the future. Non-Hispanic white...
  • Desert discovery: Animals built reefs earlier than has been thought

    Desert discovery: Animals built reefs earlier than has been thought
    At the edge of a desert in southern Namibia, scientists have found the remains of the oldest known animal reef system in the world.  The reef was constructed 548 million years ago in what was once a shallow sea. Prior to its discovery, the oldest...
  • In North Dakota's oil bonanza, natural gas goes up in flames

    In North Dakota's oil bonanza, natural gas goes up in flames
    Frank and Wanda Leppell once lived on a quiet cattle ranch in the middle of a rolling prairie, the lowing of cattle and the chirping of sparrows forming a pleasant soundtrack to their mornings. No more. Not since the pasture they began leasing in 2009...
  • Sanctions on Russia, love, and Robinson: Letters

    Sanctions on Russia? President Obama "demanded" that Russia stop supporting separatists in Ukraine after the downing of an airliner by a missile he said was fired from rebel territory. That very likely was a missile supplied by Russia, regardless from...
  • More Americans to travel for July Fourth, AAA says

    Many more Americans will be watching fireworks away from home this Independence Day. About 41 million travelers will travel 50 miles or more during the Fourth of July holiday weekend, up 1.9 percent from the 40.3 million people who traveled last year,...
  • Tollway sees record-setting traffic

    Tollway sees record-setting traffic
    Chicago-area gasoline prices are among the highest in the U.S., but motorists who use the Illinois Tollway apparently didn’t hear the news. Last Friday was the busiest day in Tollway history, with more than 2.8 million toll transactions, officials...
  • Ukraine-EU deal alters little, except Vladimir Putin's blood pressure

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is entering into a trade agreement with the European Union on Friday that has already sparked a rebellion, toppled a president and ignited an armed conflict with pro-Russia separatists. Kiev's alignment with the 28-...