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  • Scots are hot: TV's 'Outlander' sparks local lore, kilt following

    AKRON, Ohio Women on both sides of the Atlantic share a secret: Scots are hot. If a Scotsman wears a kilt and speaks in a heavy Scottish brogue, more's the better. If we didn't learn that by watching dramas based on Scottish history (think Liam Neeson in...
  • Kent State football team remembers Jason Bitsko

    KENT, Ohio Jason Bitsko will be remembered by those whose lives he touched as a man with a smile on his face. A man who knew how to crack a joke on a bad day. A man who stood for what he believed in. A man who didn't take life for granted. Bitsko, 21,...
  • NCAAF roundup: Kent State's Bitsko found dead in his room

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF roundup: Kent State's Bitsko found dead in his room Kent State starting center Jason Bitsko has died from an undetermined medical condition, the university confirmed Wednesday. Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of...
  • Haynes aims for second-year improvement

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Kent State - INSIDE SLANT The Paul Haynes era started with a major disappointment last season. Haynes inherited a team that went 11-3 and contended for a BCS bowl in 2012, the program's best season in 40 years....
  • At home, really, with Superman

    At home, really, with Superman
    Superman, the story goes, was born on the planet Krypton and sent to Earth in a small rocket by his father when that planet was about to explode. He was actually born in 1933 in a two-story bungalow in a scruffy neighborhood on the east side of...
  • Obama gets a taste of KC barbecue alongside some fellow citizens

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. President Barack Obama feasted on working-class delicacies in Kansas City Tuesday night as he sought to bond with people unaccustomed to having the ear of the most powerful man in the world. His presidential motorcade steered to Arthur...
  • North County grad Cliff Cornish talks about transferring to Morgan State

    North County grad Cliff Cornish talks about transferring to Morgan State
    Cliff Cornish is no LeBron James and High Point, N.C., will certainly never be confused with South Beach. But Cornish, a former North County forward, does see one key similarity between his decision to transfer to Morgan State and the greatest...
  • Allen's football program is winning in at least one way — sending players on to college

    Certainly victories are nice, and they're one way to measure the success of a high school sports program. But sending kids on to college is another gauge, and using that barometer, Allen High School did quite well in the just-completed 2014-15 school...
  • A long-hidden mural is revealed, along with a piece of UCLA history

    A long-hidden mural is revealed, along with a piece of UCLA history
    As an undergraduate at UCLA in the 1970s, Helen Singleton often visited the student union building to see a mural she and six other students painted on a wall as a tribute to African American history. The artwork was a sepia-toned collage and a self-...
  • Ohio woman was unheralded creative force behind Tiffany lamps

    Ohio woman was unheralded creative force behind Tiffany lamps
    You've probably heard of Louis Comfort Tiffany's stained-glass lamps. You may even be familiar with some of his more famous lamp styles, such as the Wisteria and the Dragonfly. But you may not know those lamps were designed not by Tiffany, but by a woman...
  • There's new trouble in Nixonville

    There's new trouble in Nixonville
    The Richard Nixon Presidential Library has not had a full-time director since I left the position in November 2011. This has disturbing implications both for how public history is approached at federal museums and for how public access is granted to...