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  • After setbacks, tea party members vow to reinvent movement

    After setbacks, tea party members vow to reinvent movement
    WASHINGTON — By most measures, it's been a dire few months for the tea party. Its candidates stumbled in two Texas primary races. Supporters in Congress failed to block bipartisan deals to increase government spending and raise the debt ceiling....
  • Girls hoops | 2A state semi: Prophetstown tops Immaculate Conception

    Girls hoops | 2A state semi: Prophetstown tops Immaculate Conception
    NORMAL, Ill. — Relying on a team-first brand of basketball, Immaculate Conception spreads the wealth on offense. The Knights don't have a player averaging double figures, though guard Grace Vitek tried to pick up the scoring slack Friday against...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Long trip comes up just short for ODU in CIT semifinal at Fresno

    When Old Dominion learned late Monday night it needed to travel across the country for its College Basketball Invitational semifinal Wednesday, one witty Internet sports follower remarked on Twitter that the only trips usually made so quickly are for...
  • Ducks score twice in third period to beat Flames, 3-2

    Ducks score twice in third period to beat Flames, 3-2
    CALGARY, Canada -- Achieving redemption, conquering pressure and gaining two points on the teams above them, the Ducks took extra satisfaction from their 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday. Andrew Cogliano, who bluntly assessed the Ducks'...
  • Ducks FYI: Team of destiny? They'll have to wait and see

    It took an ear-splitting scolding from Coach Bruce Boudreau, a game-turning hit by team leader Ryan Getzlaf, an amazing save by goalie Frederik Andersen, a power-play conversion, and Corey Perry’s won’t-be-denied rush to the net. But was...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college roundup: Unranked CNU men stun No. 2 Salisbury in lacrosse

    Men's lacrosse: Christopher Newport's eighth-year team recorded the most significant victory in program history Wednesday, surprising Salisbury -- the nation's No. 2-ranked Division III team -- 8-7 in overtime. The host Captains, who rallied from a 7-4...
  • Your tax money: Hampton Roads local governments gear up for budget season

    At some point over the next six to eight weeks, a bunch of people you may — or may not — remember voting into office are going to sit down with some phone-book-sized documents and consider whether to make your monthly house payment or annual...
  • 2014 Chicago Tribune All-State boys basketball first team

    2014 Chicago Tribune All-State boys basketball first team
    Cliff Alexander High school: Curie. Class: Senior. College: Kansas. Position: Forward. Height: 6-9. Team highlights: Ranked No. 1 by the Tribune, Curie won the Pontiac Holiday Tournament and its first city championship in a four-overtime...
  • Angels' bullpen has to know how to hold them

    There are saves and blown saves for closers and holds for setup men, but there is no formal measure for the performance of those less-heralded relievers who enter with their team trailing by a few runs and hold the score, giving their offense a chance...
  • Seeing red over city schools budget [Editorial]

    Seeing red over city schools budget  [Editorial]
    City school officials facing a $31 million budget shortfall next year have proposed dipping into the system's rainy day fund to close the gap. But that's not what those dollars are supposed to be for. The whole point of setting aside emergency funds is to...
  • Obamacare cost forecast is reduced 7% by U.S. fiscal watchdog

    Obamacare cost forecast is reduced 7% by U.S. fiscal watchdog
    WASHINGTON — Lower-than-expected health insurance premiums under Obamacare will help cut the long-term cost of the program 7% over the next decade, according to the latest report from the Congressional Budget Office. The government's reduction...