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  • Bill to allow high-stakes raffles at pro sports games clears panel

    Bill to allow high-stakes raffles at pro sports games clears panel
    SACRAMENTO -- A bill that would allow professional sports teams to hold high-stakes raffles at games to benefit charities won overwhelming support from its first legislative committee. On Wednesday, the Governmental Organization panel voted, 10-2, to...
  • William & Mary students chosen for summer physics program in Europe

    William & Mary students chosen for summer physics program in Europe
    Two students at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg are among 12 U.S. undergraduates chosen for a prestigious summer research program in Europe at the world’s largest particle physics lab. Rachel Hyneman of Springfield, Va., and Will...
  • Theater Director Jon Vickers Lures Legends to Indiana University Venue

    When theater director Jon Vickers hopped on the phone with Variety, his single-screen cinema was in the middle of a typically diverse run. The night before, it had screened a brand new restoration of Luchino Visconti's "Sandra." That night, the program...
  • Pig bladders help wounded humans regrow damaged muscle, scientists say

    Pig bladders help wounded humans regrow damaged muscle, scientists say
    They had each lost slabs of muscle to bomb blasts or other physical traumas, then struggled to regain even partial function of their mangled legs. Some even considered amputation. After exhausting all conventional treatments, the five men volunteered...
  • Westminster's Gwyn wants to be 'game changer' in lacrosse and politics

    Westminster's Gwyn wants to be 'game changer' in lacrosse and politics
    Every successful lacrosse team needs a player like Westminster senior captain Scott Gwyn. A long stick midfielder in his fourth varsity season, Gwyn enjoys winning a ground ball as much as providing an assist or scoring a big goal. He thrives on...
  • Smoking, no. Vaping, maybe.

    Smoking, no. Vaping, maybe.
    It's lunch time, and William Brown has stepped away from his desk for a nicotine fix in the lobby of the building where he works. The city employee isn't allowed to smoke here, but he can vape. He flips the switch on his sleek black electronic...
  • Pro sports raffle bill clears its first hurdle in the Legislature

    Pro sports raffle bill clears its first hurdle in the Legislature
    SACRAMENTO — A bill that would allow professional sports teams to hold high-stakes, charitable raffles during games won overwhelming support from its first legislative committee. On Wednesday, the Assembly Governmental Organization panel voted...
  • An L.A. May Day lament: It's too darn hot

     An L.A. May Day lament: It's too darn hot
    Ah, the first day of May! A time to bask in the splendors of spring, a time for maypoles and little girls with flowers in their hair and (if you're into that sort of thing) observances of International Workers' Day. Here in Southern California, we'd...
  • NBCU Names Vasant M. Prabhu Chief Financial Officer

    NBCUniversal said Vasant M. Prabhu, a veteran of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, would replace Stuart Epstein as its chief financial officer. A spokeswoman for the company did not offer any details about Epstein's departure from the company. Prabhu wil join...
  • Save Our Youth basketball centered on team spirit

    Save Our Youth basketball centered on team spirit
    Like most Saturday afternoons at the Newport-Mesa YMCA, the basketball court squeaks with starts, stops, and misdirection of hard-rubber soles on varnished hardwood. On a mid-April day there was a little more spring in each step. As a championship...
  • Damien Puckler tries to get his foothold in a land of action heroes

     Damien Puckler tries to get his foothold in a land of action heroes
    The man in the backyard carries the tattoos and scars of a fighter. He spins and kicks. Dust flies, a punching bag shimmies on a rusted clothesline. Sweat drips around blue eyes and seeps through a thin beard. The lines on the face show, but barely. He'...