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  • Navy football player Will McKamey remembered as a hard worker who wanted to help people

    Navy football player Will McKamey remembered as a hard worker who wanted to help people
    Will McKamey was the valedictorian of his small high school class and often talked about going to medical school at Vanderbilt after he served his commitment to Navy. McKamey saw it as a way to help people, said Rob Hammond, the headmaster of Grace...
  • NLRB says Northwestern football players can unionize. Will others follow?

    It's hard to imagine how the National Labor Relations Board could become any less popular among Republicans, but it certainly seems to be trying. On Wednesday, Peter Sung Ohr, the board's regional director in Chicago, ruled that football players at...
  • A. Richard Grossman dies at 81; surgeon founded burn-treatment center

    A. Richard Grossman dies at 81; surgeon founded burn-treatment center
    Dr. A. Richard Grossman, a renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon who four decades ago pioneered the comprehensive care of burn patients in Sherman Oaks and established what became the nation's largest private burn-treatment center, has died. He...
  • On the origin of today's Darwin Day

    On the origin of today's Darwin Day
    Today is Darwin Day, the 205th anniversary of the birth of the father of the theory of evolution. It's a scientific "holiday" that has had its evolutionary ups and downs. Five years ago, for the bicentennial of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary...
  • Money-smart kids: Getting a handle on student-loan debt

    Over the past few months, I've been following two college-loan stories. The first was the debate in Congress about how high the federal student-loan interest rate should be. The second involved an acquaintance of mine -- I'll call her Debbie -- who's...
  • 153rd Pennsylvania Infantry: Author brings great-grandfather's regiment to life

    At the mention of Gettysburg, Jeff Stocker fidgets in his chair. Stocker, wearing a gold necktie adorned with the likeness of Abraham Lincoln, turns to his left and tilts his head slightly toward the ceiling. A smile emerges from his gray goatee....
  • Albert H. Ford, rose grower

    Albert H. Ford, rose grower
    Albert H. Ford, a retired Bendix Field Engineering Corp. executive who was a noted Maryland rosarian, died Jan. 3 of pneumonia at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 90. The son of a newspaperman and a homemaker, Albert Henry...
  • James M. Buchanan dies at 93; won Nobel Prize in economics

    James M. Buchanan, the U.S. economist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do, has died. He was 93. He died Wednesday at a hospital in Blacksburg, Va., according to...
  • Teel Time: AD Selig calls new football stadium 'absolutely critical' for ODU

    Teel Time: AD Selig calls new football stadium 'absolutely critical' for ODU
    Old Dominion doesn’t have an estimated cost or move-in date for a proposed waterfront football stadium, but athletic director Wood Selig considers the project “absolutely critical” to the program’s future and described initial...
  • Carnett: South takes college sports seriously

    I'm a collector of college and university sweatshirts. I've accumulated a few: North Carolina, NC State, Tennessee, Michigan, Duke, Ohio State, Miami, Auburn, West Point and Virginia. I like to wear them on my daily constitutionals. One breezy...
  • Microchipping best defense against new 'dog-flipping' menace

    Q: What is this 'dog flipping' thing in the news all about? -- S.J., Henderson, NV Q: I've seen TV reports about people stealing dogs and putting them on Craig's List. It's scary. What can I do to prevent this? -- H.W., Chicago, IL A: Dog-flipping is...