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  • Even with his troubled history, law let school shooter have guns

    SEATTLE After Aaron Ybarra's deadly assault at Seattle Pacific University in June, some wondered why the suicidal, psychotic 27-year-old was allowed to have a gun in the first place. After all, Ybarra possessed a well-documented history of mental...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    JOHN ARRINGTON has been selected as the executive vice president and Nittany Region president of National Penn Bancshares Inc. He will serve on different operating committees and is responsible for executive management in Centre County, such as...
  • O'Bannon decision affects area schools but won't alone revolutionize college sports

    Ed O’Bannon is the only player in the last quarter-century to score at least 30 points and grab at least 15 rebounds in the NCAA tournament title game. His 30-and-17 performance in 1995 led UCLA past defending champion Arkansas, giving the Bruins...
  • Becahi's Dunn chooses to wrestle at Virginia Tech

    Becahi's Dunn chooses to wrestle at Virginia Tech
    Bethlehem Catholic heavyweight Andrew Dunn plans to be a lot lighter this coming wrestling season. Figuratively. This is because he made the decision Wednesday to commit to Virginia Tech, ending a long and sometimes stressful recruiting process that...
  • Williams anticipates uphill climb in ACC with Virginia Tech roster full of new faces

    Williams anticipates uphill climb in ACC with Virginia Tech roster full of new faces
    BLACKSBURG — Though he says there's an easily accessible list of the Atlantic Coast Conference schools inside his office desk drawer, Virginia Tech men's basketball coach Buzz Williams insists he's resisted reviewing the list and playing the "who...
  • Kingsbury reloads with weapons on offense

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Texas Tech - INSIDE SLANT Lessons could be learned from last season when Texas Tech ripped off seven straight wins to begin the schedule, only to drop five straight. Despite the skid, the Red Raiders still reached...
  • Meyer has great expectations for Buckeyes

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Ohio State - INSIDE SLANT Urban Meyer opened fall camp telling his Ohio State players that the goal is to be the best team in America this year. Meyer is not shy when it comes to setting high expectations for...
  • U. of I. pulls professor's job offer after tweets criticizing Israel

    U. of I. pulls professor's job offer after tweets criticizing Israel
    The University of Illinois has rescinded the job offer of a professor who wrote controversial social media posts about the war in Gaza, according to documents released by the university Wednesday. Steven Salaita’s appointment at the U. of I.&...
  • ACC All Access: Virginia Tech OT Mark Shuman forced to retire from football after suffering third meniscus tear

    Mark Shuman started his Virginia Tech career as a promising offensive line recruit, but he never got the playing time expected of him, and now his playing days are over early due to injury. Shuman, a 6-foot-7, 315-pound senior offensive tackle who was...
  • True freshmen putting themselves in line for playing time at Virginia Tech

     True freshmen putting themselves in line for playing time at Virginia Tech
    BLACKSBURG — Maybe the only obstacle standing in Virginia Tech running back Shai McKenzie’s way for playing time as a true freshman is the one he’s dealing with between his ears. McKenzie is one of at least 10 true freshmen who have...
  • New Apprentice football coach assembles staff rich in local connections

    New Apprentice football coach assembles staff rich in local connections
    Among Paul White's goals as he enters his first season leading the Apprentice School's football program is to better mine Hampton Roads' abundant talent supply. Toward that end, he has assembled an impressive staff rich in local ties. White is plenty...