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  • Rural living could be an obesity risk factor

    Rural living could be an obesity risk factor
    A new study suggests you are where you live — at least in terms of weight. A rural address could be a risk factor for being overweight, according to the research published in the fall issue of the Journal of Rural Health. The study, led by...
  • Early breast cancer screening may help some: study

    Early breast cancer screening may help some: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Starting breast cancer screening as early as age 25 may help women who carry a genetic mutation linked to a higher risk of cancer live longer, suggests a new study. "Results indicate that breast cancer deaths will decrease...
  • UC Irvine Nobel winner F. Sherwood Rowland dies

     
    F. Sherwood Rowland, the UC Irvine chemistry professor who warned the world that man-made chemicals could erode the ozone layer, has died. He was 84. Rowland, known as Sherry, died Saturday at his home in Corona del Mar, the university......
  • Meet Jacque Vaughn, the Orlando Magic’s potential new coach

     
    The Orlando Magic narrowed their field of coaching candidates to three finalists: Michael Curry, Lindsey Hunter and Jacque Vaughn. Of those three, the most likely choice is Vaughn. So let’s take a closer look at Vaughn....
  • Johnson steps down at Bell-Jeff

    Johnson steps down at Bell-Jeff
    When Jaclyn Johnson was asked to take over the girls' basketball coaching duties at Bellarmine-Jefferson High prior to the 2010-11 season, the former Guards standout player had to live up to high expectations. In the previous eight years, former coach...
  • Looking to build on success

    Looking to build on success
    It was a successful 2010-11 girls' basketball season for the four local programs. While Burroughs High and Bellarmine-Jefferson won championships in their respective leagues, Providence shared a league title and Burbank was able to advance to the CIF...
  • College students from Laurel named to dean's list

    Erica Christian, of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at the University of Mary Washington, in Fredericksburg, Va. Alexander Lindblom Pendleton, of Laurel, received honor roll distinction for the fall semester for the College...
  • Bob Dole

    Bob Dole
    Politician. Born: 22 July 1923, Russell, Kansas. Robert Joseph “Bob” Dole was born in Russell in 1923, to Doran Ray and Bina N. (Talbott) Dole. As a boy growing up in western Kansas during the Great Depression, he worked a number of odd...
  • Mizzou Chancellor Given 'Go-Ahead' To Decide On Conf. Realignment

    Mizzou Chancellor Given 'Go-Ahead' To Decide On Conf. Realignment
    Warren Erdman, MU Curator Chairman, announced on Friday that the Board of Curators has decided to allow Chancellor Brady Deaton the authority to make decisions regarding conference alignment and negotiate contracts regarding alignment. Deaton was also...
  • Radical change for area women's basketball programs steeped in success

    <big>Radical change for area women's basketball programs steeped in success</big>
    Christopher Newport, Old Dominion, Virginia, Virginia and Virginia Tech are accustomed to national success in women's basketball. Extended stretches in which an NCAA championship seemed possible. Returning to that level this season, and/or beyond, will...
  • Flawed thinking in push for UM merger

    Flawed thinking in push for UM merger
    State Sen. Thomas V. Mike Miller supports merging the University of Maryland, College Park campus and University of Maryland, Baltimore professional schools in order to raise their national rankings based on total research funding. Compilers of the most...