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  • Police departments weigh in on use of military-type gear and guns

    Police departments weigh in on use of military-type gear and guns
    Beginning last Saturday, and then for several nights in a row, the image of Ferguson, Mo., police officers in camouflage pointing high-caliber rifles from armored vehicles at unarmed protesters was inescapable. Seeing that much military-grade equipment,...
  • Rolling Royals win again, top Oakland A's 7-3

    KANSAS CITY Throughout the wild ride to the top of the American League Central, the Royals have been front-runners, rarely accessing an extra gear to overcome a deficit. The pitching has overwhelmed opponents, and they've generated enough power and...
  • Bears review: Many positives among negatives

    Bears review: Many positives among negatives
    The Bears' 20-19 victory over the Jaguars in Thursday night's exhibition game added to the evidence that the Bears' passing attack can pick up where it left off last season. Defensively, the climb from the bottom has been slow but evident. Here we break...
  • Since Brown shooting, it's in been night-and-day in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. It's been night-and-day since Saturday's fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. Mostly peaceful protesters march hand-in-hand by day. At night, people splinter, defiance and lawlessness take a firmer grip, and expressions and intentions...
  • Bortles does solid job in pro debut

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Jacksonville Jaguars - INSIDE SLANT The Play-Bortles-Now faction that has called for Jacksonville Jaguars rookie quarterback Blake Bortles to get the starting job, picked up steam Friday. Did Bortles throw any...
  • Hezbollah sees Islamic State insurgents as threat to Gulf, Jordan

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Hezbollah leader described the radical Islamist movement that has seized large areas of Iraq and Syria as a growing "monster" that could threaten Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and other Gulf states, according to an interview...
  • 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    The University of Illinois has rescinded the job offer of a professor who wrote controversial social media posts about the war in Gaza, according to documents released by the university Wednesday.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.&...
  • No QB controversy with Jaguars; Henne still the starter

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Jacksonville Jaguars - INSIDE SLANT It's a quarterback controversy without the controversy. At least it is in the eyes of Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley, who fueled national speculation that Blake...
  • Ticked off! @ cable, bike thief

    I'm ticked off at the fact that I feel like a prisoner in my friend's home. Any time we walk outside there are three medium sized dogs that chase us back into the house. We have called the police and they came out and didn't do anything. It's mainly at...
  • Fitness defies gravity with 'air yoga'

    Fitness defies gravity with 'air yoga'
    There's something about yoga that puts the mind and body in a relaxing, meditative state. But trade a rubber mat for a cloth hammock suspended 3 feet from the ground, and it's easy to imagine an even more transcendent experience. Picture Pink's...