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  • Bottled Washes to Clean Food?

    Bottled Washes to Clean Food?
    For consumers worried about E. coli on their cantaloupe or pesticides on their peaches, there's a new form of alleged assistance on grocery store shelves: bottled washes that promise to remove pesticide residues, wax, dirt and bacteria from fruit and...
  • Self-Control is Contagious

    Self-Control is Contagious
    Your ability to resist eating a cookie, or your inability to control yourself, may have a lot to do with who you hang out with, according to a study from the University of Georgia. Researchers say self-control is contagious. Ditto for lack of self...
  • Mom, Can I Run a Marathon?

    Mom, Can I Run a Marathon?
    Like many runners, 14-year-old Dan Anderson felt his body disintegrating around mile 17 of the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon. But fueled by a cheering crowd, the Wisconsin teenager completed the grueling 26.2-mile race to join an elite and controversial...
  • 'If Birds Gather Your Hair for Nesting' by Anna Journey

    Anna Journey's first book of poems, "If Birds Gather Your Hair for Nesting" (University of Georgia Press: 104 pp., $16.95 paper), is a deeply American debut that deals with the author's Southern childhood and adolescence as a pretty, redheaded girl from...
  • Myles Brand dies at 67; NCAA president

    Myles Brand dies at 67; NCAA president
    Myles Brand, the NCAA president who is credited with helping to streamline and reform the governing body of collegiate sports but is best remembered as the Indiana University president who fired legendary basketball coach Bob Knight, has died. He was 67....
  • Edgar Wayburn dies at 103; longtime Sierra Club president helped double U.S. parkland

    Edgar Wayburn dies at 103; longtime Sierra Club president helped double U.S. parkland
    Edgar Wayburn, a San Francisco physician and longtime president of the Sierra Club who was credited with protecting more parks and wilderness areas than any other American, has died. He was 103. Wayburn died Friday at his home in San Francisco of natural...
  • CIA drones have broader list of targets

    CIA drones have broader list of targets
    Reporting from Washington -- The CIA received secret permission to attack a wider range of targets, including suspected militants whose names are not known, as part of a dramatic expansion of its campaign of drone strikes in Pakistan's border region,...
  • Saturday Starcaps -- Lake and Osceola counties: South Lake's Nick Waisome shows why he's a hot item as a junior

    Some of Central Florida's most prized recruits were on the field Friday night when Apopka traveled to Groveland South Lake. Apopka has six players mentioned on the Sentinel's lists of top recruits, South Lake has three players. Of those listed, two...
  • Starved for normality

    Starved for normality
    Bryan Bixler is dying. He feels it in his bones a little more each day, as if passing the mirror in his Laguna Beach apartment and glancing at himself isn't evidence enough. Here's what greets him: sunken eyes, paper-thin arms and legs that hang like a...
  • Calories Matter for Endurance

    Calories Matter for Endurance
    If there is one population subgroup that doesn't need to worry about weight, it's endurance athletes, right? These dedicated cyclists and runners, swimmers and rowers burn calories like human furnaces. Carbohydrates fuel their fire and, if they worry...
  • Kenny Shaw makes visit to Georgia this weekend

    Kenny Shaw makes visit to Georgia this weekend
    Dr. Phillips' wide receiver Kenny Shaw had one of his biggest games of the season Friday night in the Panthers' 41-7 victory over West Orange, then headed to the University of Georgia this weekend for his scheduled visit with the Bulldogs. It is the...