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  • Aug. 13, 2000: Operation Heisman begins for Michael Vick at Virginia Tech

    Last year Michael Vick became only the third freshman to finish among the top three in Heisman Trophy voting. This season he attempts to become the first sophomore to win it. Presented annually since 1935 to college football's most outstanding player,...
  • Midwest capsules

    1. FLORIDA LOCATION: Gainesville. ENROLLMENT: 49,000 HOW THEY GOT HERE: Won SEC tourney RECORD: 29-5. RPI: 6th. RECORD VS. FIELD: 8-3. NCAA HISTORY: This is 14th appearance, and ninth in a row. The Gators are the defending NCAA champs, and they also had a...
  • Do those ultrasonic gizmos really chase away garden varmints?

    Q: Do battery-powered ultrasonic devices that are buried in the garden really chase away moles, burrowing rodents, etc? I am considering buying one of these devices. A: According to the Purdue University Plant and Pest Diagnostic Library, "People …...
  • Do ultrasonic gizmos get rid of garden varmints?

    Q: Do battery powered ultrasonic devices that are buried in the garden really chase away moles, burrowing rodents, etc? I am considering buying one of these devices. A: According to the Purdue University Plant and Pest Diagnostic Library, "People …...
  • Farmers fear pigs may get 'swine' flu from people

    Farmers fear pigs may get 'swine' flu from people
    Humans have it. Pigs don't. At least not yet, and U.S. pork producers are doing everything they can to make sure that the new H1N1 virus, known around the world as the "swine flu," stays out of their herds. "That is the biggest concern, that your herd...
  • Eat Out Less Often

    The typical American spends about half his or her food budget on dining out and, on average, eats out and away from home at least one meal six days a week. Those numbers are up significantly from the 1970s and so is portion size of whatever you order....
  • Keep Track of Your Food

    Keep Track of Your Food
    Starting a food journal might seem, well, fill in the blank: tedious, labor-intensive, more trouble than it's worth, maybe a touch obsessive. But Seattle-based nutritionist Minh-Hai Tran says one significant outcome makes a food journal the right move....
  • Don't wait for Hokies to pick coach-in-waiting

    Virginia Tech has more than doubled Bud Foster's salary in the last five years. Earlier this month the school upped the ante with a five-year annuity. Absent the deed to Lane Stadium and free calzones for life at The Cellar, about the only bait left...
  • Belle Glade TE/DE Clive Walford commits to Miami Hurricanes for football, though he stars in basketball

    For the second time in three days, the Miami Hurricanes received another Muck area commitment when TE/DE Clive Walford announced his intentions to head for The U on Monday. Walford joined Pahokee's Raheam Buxton on the Hurricanes' list. Buxton, a 6-foot,...
  • Your Morning Meal Makes a Difference

    Your Morning Meal Makes a Difference
    Breakfast comes at a terrible time of day to make a rational decision. We're rushed. We're groggy. And we're famished. We know it's good for us -- 90 percent of Americans think it's the most important meal -- yet fewer than half of consumers eat it...
  • Mainland's O.J. Ross and Ricardo Allen set up visit to Purdue

    Mainland's O.J. Ross and Ricardo Allen set up visit to Purdue
    Daytona Beach Mainland teammates O.J. Ross and Ricardo Allen have lined up their first official recruiting visits. Both said they will go to Purdue the weekend of Oct. 16 when the Boilermakers play Ohio State. That word came after the two standouts...