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  • What makes popular kids so mean?

    What makes popular kids so mean?
    Despite Title 1X of the Educational Amendments of 1972, which outlawed sexual harassment, umpteen bully prevention efforts and campaigns, bullying —which overlaps with sexual harassment — continues to thrive. A recently released American...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Meet new Orlando Magic coach Jacque Vaughn

    Meet new Orlando Magic coach Jacque Vaughn
    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. Jacque Vaughn Age: Will...
  • Ravens' Cary Williams rolling the dice with contract status

    Ravens' Cary Williams rolling the dice with contract status
    Football is a game of risk for Cary Williams. The Ravens starting cornerback relies on his instincts on the field for when to gamble and when to play it safe Williams is applying that approach to how he conducts his business off the field, declining...
  • ACC All Access: Corey Fuller is finding his niche among his football-playing brothers at Virginia Tech

    As one of four brothers that have played or will play football at Virginia Tech, sibling rivalry is a natural part of Corey Fuller’s life, but he’ll argue with anybody who contends he’s not the fastest of the foursome. He’s even...
  • 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...
  • 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...