| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:05 AM
They are the defending State B champions, reigning Northeast Conference champs and will be the hunted this weekend when the NEC wrestling tourney takes place in Redfield.
The Webster Bearcats will clearly wear the favorite label when the event gets...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:05 AM
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Gov. Dave Heineman criticized a well-known animal advocacy group on Monday, saying he would fight any efforts by its lobbyists to push legislation that could hinder Nebraska's agricultural industry.
The Humane Society of the...
| Jan 12, 2012
"Engineered Doomsday." "Mutant Bird Flu." These may sound like the names of disaster movies, but they are headlines on recent news reports about experiments involving the H5N1 influenza virus.
The H5N1 virus is known as a "bird flu" because it mainly...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:09 PM
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.
| Oct 8, 2012
| 11:26 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— Nine years after the Supreme Court said colleges and universities can use race in their quest for diverse student bodies, the justices have put this divisive social issue back on their agenda in the middle of a presidential election...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:20 AM
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...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The enormous well-being and happiness dividends of a strong, intimate relationship can be erased by the damage that can occur when a partner is lost through death or a difficult breakup. The death of a spouse, in particular, can literally be a killer,...
| May 14, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Twitter erupted Monday afternoon when Florida State president Eric Barron, in a statement regarding the Seminoles’ conference affiliation, called the Big 12 “academically weaker” than the ACC.
As a keyboard jockey with a mere bachelor&...
| May 17, 2012
| 3:42 PM
South River High School senior Caitlin Byrnes says her parents have been stressing the importance of college since she was young, and though she listened to the message, she didn't think it applied to her.
The Crofton resident would consider the family...
| May 18, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Stratford High School senior Mason Hurtte is known for hitting the perfect notes.
Hurtte has earned the nickname "Mr. Spartan" on campus, and for good reason.
"Mason exemplifies what we want a Spartan to be, and that is a student who is on his game...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:47 PM
In an unexpected twist of events, a major university is being schooled on the importance of spell checking their work.
The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas in Austin, is apologizing over a typo on the cover of...