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  • PASSINGS: Paul Dietzel, Luciano Vincenzoni

    Paul Dietzel Coached LSU football team Paul Dietzel, 89, who led Louisiana State University to an undefeated season in 1958 and its first college football national championship, died Tuesday after a brief illness, the university announced. He was a...
  • Marijuana with a side of ibuprofen: Buzz-killing Rx for Alzheimer's?

    As a drug, marijuana has certain effects and, depending on why you're taking it, some side effects. And not everyone wants the whole package. New research finds that for patients who consider weed's buzz an unwanted side effect, the answer might be as...
  • With one neon billboard, L.A. saw its fame in lights

    With one neon billboard, L.A. saw its fame in lights
    The brightly illuminated billboard was a traffic-stopping sensation in 1923 Los Angeles, a city just starting its love affair with automobiles. Sitting atop a downtown hotel, the sign was rimmed in glowing blue and spelled out "Packard" in radiant red...
  • Study: Gulf oil spill is sickening fish vital to seafood industry

    The seafood is safe to eat and the Gulf of Mexico tourism industry is recovering three years after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the waters off Louisiana. But despite that BP-sponsored...
  • Pedal power brings fight against rare disease to Davidsonville

    Al DeCesaris turned his bicycle off Central Avenue and into the parking lot of Davidsonville Elementary School and pedaled about 100 yards before he was greeted by a band of loud, cheering fourth-graders carrying homemade signs and posters. DeCesaris,...
  • Bad vibrations? Truck drivers at risk for aggressive prostate cancer

    Bad vibrations? Truck drivers at risk for aggressive prostate cancer
    Warning: Driving a truck for a living can be hazardous to your health — if you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, researchers said Tuesday. Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in men, and in most cases it’s basically...
  • Athlete's new day

    Athlete's new day
    College football is heading for a new day. It won't be long before the players on the field are going to receive more than a pittance. The present structure governed by the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association is beginning to crack....
  • 'Top Chef' recap, Giving it the College Try

    Grab your books and your pencils ... oh, wait it’s 2013. Grab your laptop, tablet and phone. We’re going back to college. But before heading back to campus, it’s time for a QuickFire Challenge.  The cheftestants are joined by Padma and...
  • Cal State Long Beach president finalist for LSU post

     
    Cal State Long Beach President F. King Alexander has been recommended to become the next president of Louisiana State University, Long Beach officials announced Tuesday. A presidential search committee presented the recommendation this week to the LSU...
  • Dvario Montgomery has Alabama on top LSU and UF; no sign of UCF

    Dvario Montgomery has Alabama on top LSU and UF; no sign of UCF
    Alabama is currently in the lead for blue-chip prospect Dvario Montgomery. The Winter Park wide receiver creates a top 10 list of his favorite colleges every week with his wide receiver coach Sinclair Brown. The list indicates who Montgomery (6-3, 210)...
  • History hints at how Bears' brass will tackle draft

    History hints at how Bears' brass will tackle draft
    Two days before the start of the NFL draft, there's no telling what way the Chicago Bears will go Thursday night. Popular thinking is the team will look to trade down from No. 29 and into the second round, but wanting to move down and finding an...