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  • Ex-NBA player Keyon Dooling speaks out about his sexual abuse as a child

    Ex-NBA player Keyon Dooling speaks out about his sexual abuse as a child
    The acting out started early, the horrific memories torturing the subconscious. Those lazy afternoons along the New River were supposed to be a youthful escape from the inner-city life in Fort Lauderdale. They weren't. And only now, after opening up...
  • 'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school

    'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school
    During Heather Kirn Lanier's two years in Baltimore as a neophyte teacher, she taught at a city high school that backed up against Mount Olivet Cemetery. She could clearly see tombstones from her classroom window. Each time Lanier took in the view,...
  • Pennsylvania company is in the early stages of a cervical cancer vaccine

    Pennsylvania company is in the early stages of a cervical cancer vaccine
    The most common sexually transmitted disease is often silent and invisible: human papillomavirus (also called HPV). But in some people HPV leads to genital warts and cancers -- notably, cervical cancer. The vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix were designed as...
  • Missouri State finalizes its 2013 football recruiting class

    Missouri State finalizes its 2013 football recruiting class
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University has announced the receipt of National Letters of Intent from 19 student-athletes who have committed to play football for the Bears this fall. The class includes 16 high school seniors and three junior...
  • Missouri signs 20 in 2013 football recruiting class

    Missouri signs 20 in 2013 football recruiting class
    COLUMBIA, Mo. -- COLUMBIA, Mo. – Twenty standout student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to attend the University of Missouri and play football for Head Coach Gary Pinkel, as announced today. "We are very pleased and excited...
  • Mizzou student sentenced for campus underwear thefts

    Mizzou student sentenced for campus underwear thefts
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri sophomore has been sentenced to probation for stealing women's underwear from a residence hall laundry facility.   The Columbia Daily Tribune reported Tuesday 19-year-old Kevin D. Waida pleaded guilty to...
  • University of Missouri journalism school receives $30 million research gift

    University of Missouri journalism school receives $30 million research gift
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri journalism think tank has received one of the largest gifts in school history to continue research into the digital future of news.   School leaders announced a $30.1 million endowment donation Thursday...
  • UNT Debate Team Ranked Number One in Texas

    UNT Debate Team Ranked Number One in Texas
    DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas Debate Team has been ranked first in Texas and 95th in the world by the International Debate Education Association. UNT’s team was placed ahead of the debate teams from the University of...
  • PASSINGS: Theo Angelopoulos, Wesley Brown

    PASSINGS: Theo Angelopoulos, Wesley Brown
    Theo Angelopoulos Award-winning Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos, 76, an award-winning Greek filmmaker known for his slow and dreamlike style as a director, was killed in a road accident Tuesday in Athens. Police and hospital officials said...
  • Moderate drinking tied to lower diabetes risk

    Moderate drinking tied to lower diabetes risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle aged women who eat a lot of refined carbs might offset their risk of type 2 diabetes by drinking a moderate amount of alcohol, a new study suggests. Following more than 80,000 women over 26 years, researchers found that...
  • When office jokes stop being funny

    When office jokes stop being funny
    The class clown may get in trouble, but the office wag may be the glue that makes a workplace stick together. Research indicates that humor at work is a good thing. It builds morale and relationships. But it also hurts if it veers from being a bonding...