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  • Alternative Sports Appeal to Many Kids

    Alternative Sports Appeal to Many Kids
    Each fall, many kids start the school year dejected about being rejected for the too-few spots on school sports teams. And that doesn't include the many who don't try out because they've been told they're too short for basketball or not big or broad...
  • 10 things you should know about fat

    10 things you should know about fat
    There is more to fat, of course, than love handles. More than a belly that sit-ups can't tame. Yet, hard as it is to imagine when our mirror zeroes in on our dimpled thighs, we need some fat. Fat is good. Fat kept our ancestors alive, and it keeps our...
  • Recording family histories before it's too late

    Recording family histories before it's too late
    A friend of mine lost his job last year and hasn't found another. But he recently splurged, spending hundreds of dollars on a video camera. Why? His mom celebrated her 88th birthday, and although she's healthy, he worries about how long that will last....
  • PASSINGS

    Abraham Woods Jr. Minister led civil rights sit-in The Rev. Abraham Woods Jr., 80, a founder and longtime president of the Birmingham, Ala., chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, died Friday of complications of cancer at Princeton...
  • Jim Dickinson dies at 67; musician-producer helped shape the Memphis sound

    Jim Dickinson dies at 67; musician-producer helped shape the Memphis sound
    Jim Dickinson, a piano player and producer who helped shape the Memphis sound in a career that spanned more than four decades, died Saturday. He was 67. His wife, Mary Lindsay Dickinson, said he died in a Memphis, Tenn., hospital after three months of...
  • Teach the controversy?

    Today, Shermer and Lukianoff discuss efforts to include "intelligent design" and other such hypotheses in classroom curricula. Previously, they weighed allegations of instructor bias in college classrooms and debated what roles a school might have in...
  • Bill Clinton Home After Heart Procedure

    Bill Clinton Home After Heart Procedure
    NEW YORK -- Former President Bill Clinton has left the Manhattan hospital where he underwent a heart procedure, a close friend said Friday. Former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe said on CBS' "The Early Show" that Clinton had...
  • 5 Things Guys Need to do to Stay Healthy

    5 Things Guys Need to do to Stay Healthy
    Staying healthy is more than an addition to your to-do list. Instead, it makes completing your list possible. That said, we asked a doctor, oncologist Eric Nadler, for simple steps men can take to be their healthiest. Nadler practices medicine at Sammons...
  • Aztecs' Hoop Dreams Dashed

    SAN DIEGO - The Aztecs basketball season came to a crushing halt Tuesday night in the semi-finals of the NIT Tournament. State lost to Baylor University 76-62 at Madison Square Garden in New York. Still, the team's school record 26 wins really got Aztec...
  • Can Christianity be linked to racial prejudice?

     
    Associated Baptist Press reported on a Baylor University study that seemed to show that people are who “primed” with words related to Christianity reported more negative attitudes about blacks than those “primed” with neutral...
  • Black Church Debate Continues With New Book

     
    Valley Forge, PA—A new Judson Press book celebrating the vitality, gifts, and strength of the black church stands in sharp contrast to the death knell sounded by Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr. in his recent Huffington Post essay titled “The Black Church is....