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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • UCLA football: Top Bruins recruit arrested in Texas

    UCLA football: Top Bruins recruit arrested in Texas
    Sotonye Jamabo, a Plano (Texas) West High running back who signed a letter of intent with UCLA, was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of drinking and fleeing police in a vehicle, the Dallas Morning News reported. Jamabo, 18, was believed to...

    Robert V. Hine dies at 93; historian wrote of losing, regaining sight

    Robert V. Hine dies at 93; historian wrote of losing, regaining sight
    Robert V. Hine, a memoirist, novelist and prolific historian of the American West who wrote a highly praised chronicle of regaining his sight after 15 years of blindness, has died of natural causes at his Irvine home. He was 93. Hine was a founding...

    With so many MIA, Virginia's spring game reveals little

    With so many MIA, Virginia's spring game reveals little
    CHARLOTTESVILLE – Quin Blanding was in All-America form, and T.J. Thorpe has big-play potential. Gleaning much more from Virginia’s spring football game requires a vivid imagination and/or a graduate degree from Belichick University. Indeed,...

    School districts, parents at odds over breakfast in class

    The number of breakfasts served in the nation's schools has doubled in the last two decades, a surge driven largely by a change in how districts deliver the food. Instead of providing low-income students free or reduced-price meals in the cafeteria,...