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  • Animals can bring out the best in us

    LEWIS CENTER, OHIO -- The concept is positively brilliant, integrating an urban definition of animals -- living with pets, sharing our beds with them -- with the very different rural reality of animals living on the farm. The non-profit Animals For LIFE...
  • Atty. Gen. Holder plays catch-up on criminal justice

    Atty. Gen. Holder plays catch-up on criminal justice
    In his speech to the American Bar Assn. on Monday, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. sounded more like a fierce critic of the federal criminal justice system than its formal leader. He described some federal mandatory minimum prison terms as "excessive" and...
  • Kids with asthma still exposed to secondhand smoke

    Kids with asthma still exposed to secondhand smoke
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite public health campaigns, too many people are still smoking around little kids with asthma, say U.S. researchers. According to national data from 2003 to 2010, half of all children ages 6 to 19, even those with asthma,...
  • New statistics show dangers of texting while walking

    New statistics show dangers of texting while walking
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- You do not have to go far to see for yourself how distracted people on their cellular telephones can be.  A new study shows injuries due to the distraction have more than doubled in the last few years.  The problem is amplified on...
  • Chicago Tribune's Silver Football history

    Chicago Tribune's Silver Football history
    The Chicago Tribune's Silver Football, awarded annually to the best in the Big Ten since 1924, pre-dates the Heisman Trophy by 11 years. Red Grange of Illinois was the first recipient and Jay Berwanger of Chicago won it in 1935, the year he was named the...
  • Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history

    Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history
    An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
  • Kenneth Wilson dies at 77; physicist won Nobel Prize

    Physicist Kenneth G. Wilson, who earned a Nobel Prize for breakthrough research that explained how factors like temperature and pressure lead to sudden transformations of matter, such as boiling water's shift from liquid to vapor, died Saturday in Saco,...
  • Maryland's application for Big Ten admission approved

    Maryland's application for Big Ten admission approved
    Setting aside almost 60 years of athletic tradition in a quest for greater financial stability, the University of Maryland will join the Big Ten Conference, school and league officials announced Monday after a weekend of whirlwind negotiations. In...
  • Who lies more about sex, men or women?

    Ever have that awkward talk with a romantic partner about your sexual history -- about how old you were when you lost your virginity and how many people you've had sex with? Did you tell the truth? Well, according to an Ohio State University study on...
  • Many kids with suicide on the mind have guns in the home

    More than 17% of children considered to be at risk of committing suicide have guns in the home that could make a passing destructive impulse deadly, and between 15% and 30% of those adolescents told researchers they had access to those guns, to bullets,...
  • Are college presidents worth their eye-popping salaries?

     
    Evidently not. The Chronicle of HIgher Education has posted a list of the top 100 salaries of public-university presidents (by total compensation package: Graham B. Spanier Pennsylvania State University at University Park $2,906,721 (1st) Jay Gogue Auburn...