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  • WSU volleyball team to play in Sweet 16 today

    WSU volleyball team to play in Sweet 16 today
    Yes Southern Cal is ranked number four in the nation and Wichita State is not ranked. But both teams are in the same situation when they take the court at Gregory Gym on the University of Texas campus on Friday. Win and advance to the volleyball version...
  • Prudential Retirement Recruits Executive From U.S. Department Of Labor

    Prudential Retirement announced that it has a new senior vice president and head of the company's Stable Value business, starting Monday. Michael L. Davis, 46, will oversee "in-plan and third-party value product management," which means retirement...
  • African-American students attacked with bleach-filled balloons

    African-American students attacked with bleach-filled balloons
    Shouting 'no more silence, no more violence', students at the University of Texas marched through the streets of Austin to protest what they say are attacks on African-American students from unknown individuals tossing balloons filled with bleach. One...
  • Justices to Re-Examine Use of Race in College Admissions

    Justices to Re-Examine Use of Race in College Admissions
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin. Both claimed their race was a primary reason for their rejection. Both filed civil rights lawsuits, and the Supreme Court...
  • Montimere timeline

    Montimere timeline
    June 2007: Guerdwich Montimere graduates from Dillard High School. Fall 2007: Montimere moves to Freeport, Ill., where he had signed a scholarship to play basketball at Highland Community College. He drops out. February 2009: Montimere moves to Odessa...
  • Flesch and stone

    Miami jewelry designer Kathy Flesch takes an Eat Pray Love approach to fashion. The 29-year-old University of Texas at Austin graduate and Barranquilla, Colombia, native spent her childhood traveling to the Middle East with her father, who worked for a...
  • From Recovery To Rehab: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords "Doing Great," Husband Tweets

    From Recovery To Rehab: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords "Doing Great," Husband Tweets
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz) is "doing great" and transitioning well to her new rehabilitation after being wounded two weeks ago in a mass shooting at a grocery store in Tuscon, Ariz., according to a tweet from her husband....
  • 2/23/2012-Trouble Ahead

    2/23/2012-Trouble Ahead
    Poverty is at the core of the achievement gap. There's no getting around it. Poverty affects families in so many profound ways. Solutions have been proposed, such as redrawing school districts to mix poor and wealthy students. People at the top of the...
  • Smokers don't make better lovers

    Smokers don't make better lovers
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Lighting up could be slowing you down in the bedroom, suggests a new study. Men who successfully stopped smoking improved on lab measurements of sexual health more than those who relapsed after a quit-smoking program. The...
  • Down with pants, up with telecommuting

    Down with pants, up with telecommuting
    I hate wearing pants. They’re uncomfortable and restrictive, the waist too snug, the legs too itchy. And they deny people their inalienable right to see my calves, which I consider two of my best features. Yet here I sit. In an office. In pants....
  • U.S.: The no-vacation nation

    U.S.: The no-vacation nation
    Let's be blunt: If you like to take lots of vacation, the United States is not the place to work. Besides a handful of national holidays, the typical American worker bee gets two or three precious weeks off out of a whole year to relax and see the...