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  • Obama presidential library sweepstakes: 4 proposals make final round

    Obama presidential library sweepstakes: 4 proposals make final round
    The battle over the Barack Obama presidential library has begun. Four bidders met the Thursday deadline to submit their proposal for the honor of hosting the library and research center. The president and first lady will make the choice among candidate...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Hokies' Fuller named second-team All-America; Mark Reynolds to join Cardinals

    COLLEGES: Football: Virginia Tech sophomore cornerback Kendall Fuller was named a second-team All-American by USA Today and Walter Camp after amassing 50 tackles, breaking up 14 passes and returning an interception for a touchdown. Women’s...
  • Penn State trustees chairman calls special meeting on lawsuit against NCAA

    Penn State trustees chairman calls special meeting on lawsuit against NCAA
    In a move reflecting the growing schism on the Penn State University board of trustees, Chairman Keith Masser notified members he is calling a special meeting Monday at the request of a group of trustees but will not attend it. Citing bylaws that...
  • Reports: Wisconsin expected to hire Pitt's Chryst

    The Sports Xchange Reports: Wisconsin expected to hire Pitt's Chryst Pittsburgh coach Paul Chryst is expected to become the Wisconsin Badgers' new head football coach, according to reports Friday. ESPN.com confirmed a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story...
  • UMBC men's soccer looks to complete underdog run at College Cup

    UMBC men's soccer looks to complete underdog run at College Cup
    Pete Caringi had built a 33-year coaching career on addressing his players as adults rather than scolding them like boys. So it wasn't his first go-round with this type of meeting. It was the third week in October and Caringi's UMBC men's soccer team...
  • Whatever data you use, Obamacare is a success

    Whatever data you use, Obamacare is a success
    It's that time of year again. No, not the holiday season. I'm talking about Obamacare season. In the second year of our new annual tradition, the exchanges are open for enrollment, which begs the question: What have we learned since last time? Were...
  • McAuliffe: Let's look at out-of-state University levels

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe sympathized with a radio caller this morning who hoped to see Virginia implement a cap on out-of-state students at the University of Virginia and other state schools. McAuliffe didn't voice support for such a cap per se, but...
  • Catholic Charities Hands Out Awards At Hartford's Hope Breakfast Featuring UConn's Bob Diaco

    Catholic Charities Hands Out Awards At Hartford's Hope Breakfast Featuring UConn's Bob Diaco
    If you had a bad week and just needed a lift as the holiday season gets into full gear, a stop at the Marriott Hartford Downtown Friday morning would have just the fix you needed when it comes to spirit and hope. Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of...
  • Special Report: At Stanford, venture capital reaches into the dorm

    Special Report: At Stanford, venture capital reaches into the dorm
    At the end of their first year at Stanford University, a half dozen students snagged an apartment-style dormitory on the third floor of Griffin House, overlooking the campus golf course. A little over a year later, in the autumn of 2014, just two were...
  • Judge preserves media's lawsuit seeking discipline records tied to UNC scandal

    RALEIGH, N.C. A Wake County judge on Friday denied a request by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to dismiss a lawsuit filed by media groups seeking disciplinary action records related to the athletic and academic scandals. Donald Stephens,...
  • Sarah 'Sally' Tarr, musician and teacher

    Sarah 'Sally' Tarr, musician and teacher
    Sarah Catharine "Sally" Tarr, a retired Baltimore County teacher who accompanied performers in numerous community theater musicals and church choirs, died Dec. 5 at Carroll County General Hospital. She was 64. Her sister, Nancy Tarr Hart, said she...