| Aug 28, 2011
On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...
| Aug 30, 2011
You'll have no trouble finding food at the Maryland State Fair. Some of it is still walking around on hooves, granted. But once you're on the Midway, you'd have trouble swinging a test-your-strength mallet without hitting a stand selling corn dogs,...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 5:19 AM
Bryant Stith is Virginia basketball royalty. He’s the Cavaliers’ career scoring leader and No. 4 rebounder, a three-time, first-team All-ACC selection, and the program’s highest NBA draft pick in the last 20 years.
So when Stith says...
| Sep 8, 2011
COLUMBUS, OHIO — If you think that all of America's auto plants are in Michigan, just visit Marysville, Ohio, where the 3.6-million-square-foot Honda assembly plant totals 3.6 million square feet. I had come to the Columbus area on a three-day tour,...
| Sep 20, 2011
Coach led organization
of Big East Conference
Dave Gavitt, 73, one of basketball's most influential leaders in the last three decades, died Friday in a hospital near his hometown of Rumford, R.I., after a long illness, his family said....
| Sep 30, 2011
| 11:11 AM
When your teen comes home slurring, swaying and smelling of alcohol, here's a research finding that will help you pinpoint whom to finger as the major "bad influence" in the kid's life. First, a couple of hints: It's not that rowdy gang of boys your son...
| Oct 20, 2011
For schools reeling in the aftermath of a student's suicide, some mental health experts say that paying tribute to the teen with candlelight vigils, hallway locker memorials and all-school assemblies may do more harm than good.
Though school officials...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 3:00 AM
University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. "Brit" Kirwan, who is in the midst of gathering input on the question of whether the University of Maryland-College Park and the University of Maryland-Baltimore should be merged, says it would be a...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:11 AM
Dennis Thomas is stepping down immediately as chairman of the NCAA Committee on Infractions, citing unspecified health and personal reasons.
Thomas, 58, will continue as commissioner of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Conference USA commissioner...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 11:35 AM
As much as James Gayle wanted to play in 2009 when he first arrived at Virginia Tech, he didn't really have a chance. He said the day before the '09 season-opener against Alabama he didn't "feel like sitting out a year," because that wasn't the kind of...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 1:05 PM
Roselyn Elizabeth Hammond, a retired Morgan State University biology professor who often entertained at the piano, died of cancer Sept. 3 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Ashburton resident was 72.
Born Roselyn Elizabeth Brown in Grambling, La., she was...