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  • Blake Bortles delivers optimism during another Jaguars loss

    SAN DIEGO — Blake Bortles could not lift the Jacksonville Jaguars to an upset win on Sunday, but the former UCF star did enough to raise the hopes of a franchise. The rookie quarterback's first NFL start on Sunday ended in a 33-14 loss to the...
  • A Revolving Door Of Heartache And Happiness For Petit

    A Revolving Door Of Heartache And Happiness For Petit
    The thoughts and memories still spin like a revolving door. But these days, the door turns a little slower for Bill Petit. The good things in his life fight mightily against the heartache he endured seven years ago. Awarding a local children's...
  • Tips on how to choose guardians for your children

    Tips on how to choose guardians for your children
    If you have minor children and have not yet selected guardians, you are not unlike many parents who put off this critically important task. Perhaps you are waiting for the perfect guardians to present themselves, or you and your spouse/partner cannot...
  • Rizzo hits 32nd homer as Cubs beat Brewers

    Rizzo hits 32nd homer as Cubs beat Brewers MILWAUKEE -- Anthony Rizzo hit his 32nd home run of the season and the Chicago Cubs' collection of youngsters provided reason for optimism next year, wrapping up the 2014 season with a 5-2 victory over the...
  • Containing Islamic State Will Be A Long-Term Struggle

    Late, hesitant and reluctant as he is, President Barack Obama has begun effecting a workable strategy against the Islamic State. True, he's been driven there by public opinion. Does anyone imagine that without the broadcast beheadings we'd be doing...
  • The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight

    The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight
    With two-thirds of American adults considered overweight, a lot of people are trying to shed pounds. It can be a challenging journey, and many folks find that they get tripped up by a major obstacle: themselves. Here are some common ways dieters...
  • Rower's route from Boy Scout to bomber to fugitive

    PHILADELPHIA During the chaotic late 1960s at the University of Wisconsin, an epicenter of that era's crumbling of conformity, the marijuana haze was sometimes as thick as the tear gas. But Leo Burt's drug of choice was discipline. The serious-minded...
  • What products should kids have the right to buy?

    What products should kids have the right to buy?
    Should children have the legal right to purchase products that are excessively high in added sugar, such as soda and candy? The quick and obvious answer is "yes." After all, sugary products are a source of calories, and calories are required for survival....
  • The serious side of 'The Simpsons' and 'Seinfeld'

    The serious side of 'The Simpsons' and 'Seinfeld'
    Twenty-five years ago — in 1989, to save you the math — two situation comedies premiered, each destined to become American institutions, even as each regarded American institutions with a jaundiced and ironic eye. One was a cartoon, set in a...
  • Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests

    Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests
    Fifty years ago, Jack Weinberg was the first to be arrested in an unprecedented student protest over free speech restrictions on the UC Berkeley campus. Thousands of demonstrators surrounded the police car in which Weinberg was detained for 32 hours....
  • U.S. firms' optimism on China ebbs, wary of local rivals: survey

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. companies are increasingly less optimistic about the business outlook in China, and see growing competition from local rivals who get preferential treatment as a key challenge, a survey showed on Friday. A US-China Business...