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  • 'Not impressed' Ashley Wagner is the new McKayla Maroney

    'Not impressed' Ashley Wagner is the new McKayla Maroney
    U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner didn't like the score she got for her short program in the team figure skating event at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday. And, like Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney before her, she wasn't able to hide her disappointment....
  • Edwin Rodriguez misses chance to take world super-middleweight title

    Edwin Rodriguez misses chance to take world super-middleweight title
    Edwin Rodriguez hoped to alter the boxing world's lofty pound-for-pound rankings for Andre Ward and deprive the Oakland fighter of his world super-middleweight belt in the process. But Rodriguez couldn't make the required 168-pound limit Friday, so...
  • Marie Ann Vos, 1938-2014

     Marie Ann Vos, 1938-2014
    Marie Ann Vos believed every child should have the opportunity to feel the joy of performing music, a passion she developed as a youngster and later while playing with her high school band in Minnesota. A longtime resident of Crystal Lake, Mrs. Vos...
  • 'Fruitvale' to 'Llewyn Davis': Small parts, huge performances

    'Fruitvale' to 'Llewyn Davis': Small parts, huge performances
    In a season of outstanding performances wrapped up in awards possibilities, the little gems can too easily be overlooked. So once again, it is time to appreciate some of the actors whose gifts have shone bright in big films this year, even if only for a...
  • Marijuana with a side of ibuprofen: Buzz-killing Rx for Alzheimer's?

    As a drug, marijuana has certain effects and, depending on why you're taking it, some side effects. And not everyone wants the whole package. New research finds that for patients who consider weed's buzz an unwanted side effect, the answer might be as...
  • Virginia Tech interim AD a two-time cancer survivor and pioneering administrator

     Virginia Tech interim AD a two-time cancer survivor and pioneering administrator
    During one of his final staff meetings as Virginia Tech's athletic director, Jim Weaver revealed how much pain he was enduring, how Parkinson's disease and two failing hips had not only fast-tracked his retirement but also compromised basic, daily living....
  • Cash-flush, GOP lawmakers look to tax-cuts first, then waiting lists

    Cash-flush, GOP lawmakers look to tax-cuts first, then waiting lists
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's economic rebound is affording lawmakers the election-year opportunity to spread extra dollars to schools, retailers, shoppers, corporations, state employees and environmental groups. Just Tuesday, a Senate committee advanced a...
  • Manny Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach clashes with Brandon Rios camp

    A verbal and physical altercation involving Manny Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach and members of Brandon Rios' camp broke out Wednesday at the Macau gym where both fighters are training for their WBO welterweight title this weekend. It was an ugly...
  • Gary Stein: Logic goes up in smoke in Tallahassee

    This kind of logic might not make sense to you. It makes absolutely no sense to me. But to the folks in power in Tallahassee, well, it makes perfect sense. Which tells you all you need to know about your elected officials. Many folks in Tallahassee,...
  • Adult communities offer brief stays to prospective residents, and to those needing a break

    Adult communities offer brief stays to prospective residents, and to those needing a break
    Whether you are contemplating moving into an adult community or you are a caregiver seeking short-term care for a loved one, area retirement communities offer programs and guidance to address either scenario. In many instances, these short stays turn into...
  • Alzheimer's support group meets second Thursday of the month

    These groups meet regularly. Asperger's Syndrome — Second Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m. Support and education. Howard County Autism Society Resource Center, 10280 Old Columbia Road, Suite 215, Columbia. Elaine McAuliffe, 410-730-0068 or elainemcauliffe@...