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  • Pelini, introduced at Youngstown, ripped Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange Pelini, introduced at Youngstown, ripped Nebraska Bo Pelini was introduced as Youngstown State coach on Wednesday, but his departure from Nebraska made bigger headlines. The Omaha World-Herald reported that Pelini ripped Nebraska...
  • Around Town: Retirement party set for chamber leader

    Around Town: Retirement party set for chamber leader
    A retirement party for Ed Fawcett, president and chief executive of the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at Skosh Monahan's, 2000 Newport Blvd. The party will include free appetizers and a no-host bar. To...
  • Bo Pelini rips Nebraska AD in expletive-laden talk with former players

    Bo Pelini rips Nebraska AD in expletive-laden talk with former players
    Leave it to Bo Pelini to stage the mother of all bridge burnings. Two days after getting fired Nov. 30, Pelini met with Nebraska players at a local high school and ripped athletic director Shawn Eichorst, using two vulgar words to describe him. In...
  • USM formally introduces Caret as chancellor

    USM formally introduces Caret as chancellor
    Robert Caret doesn't begin his tenure as University System of Maryland chancellor until July 1, but he soon will begin meeting with private and public-sector leaders, including Gov.-elect Larry Hogan, to shape his vision for the system. The current...
  • White House to rate U.S. colleges

    White House to rate U.S. colleges
    The White House on Friday released a draft of its plan to rate U.S. colleges and tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to pull up their socks. The Education Department will rate institutions on their performance, intake of low-...
  • Knock knock. Who's there? Amazon's best-selling holiday author

    It sounds like the usual setupfor a knock-knock joke: Who is the best-selling author on all ofAmazon.com this holiday season? Rob Elliott. RobElliott who? Yet it's no laughing matter for Rob Teigen, a father of fivein Grand Rapids, Michigan who, under...
  • Isadore Hall wins special election for state Senate seat

    Isadore Hall wins special election for state Senate seat
    Former Democratic Assemblyman Isadore Hall III of Compton on Tuesday won a special election for the state Senate, beating three other candidates for a Los Angeles County seat left vacant by the resignation of Sen. Roderick Wright. With all precincts...
  • Researchers discover mutation that spreads breast cancer

    A team of Pittsburgh researchers has discovered a genetic mutation that aided the spread of breast cancer in a patient, an exciting discovery that may provide guidance for how to treat women with the disease in the future, according to a study announced...
  • Final push for Obama library bids ahead of Thursday deadline

    Final push for Obama library bids ahead of Thursday deadline
    With a Thursday deadline looming for submitting their official proposals, two Chicago universities hoping to host the Obama presidential library are lining up support from across the city, seeking to build coalitions that would strengthen their bids....
  • Beyond profits: Millennials embrace investing for social good

    Beyond profits: Millennials embrace investing for social good
    Once she gets her MBA degree from UC Berkeley in May, Leigh Madeira's dream is to help find funding for young companies devoted to improving the lives of the world's poor. That isn't quite what her family had in mind. When she told her 90-year-old...
  • Lacrosse brand STX flagged competitor flaws, launches new helmet

    Lacrosse brand STX flagged competitor flaws, launches new helmet
    Just days after lacrosse brand STX unveiled its first helmets for the fast-growing sport, the helmets of two bigger rivals in the category were deemed unsafe. The turn of events for STX wasn't a fluke. The Baltimore company tipped off the organization...