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Alpine Skiing

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  • Lindsey Vonn will return to World Cup ski racing on Friday

    Lindsey Vonn will return to World Cup ski racing on Friday
    Lindsey Vonn says she is "really excited" to race this weekend in the World Cup downhill competition at Lake Louise, Canada. The 2010 Olympic gold medalist partially tore a repaired ligament in her right knee. She hasn't competed since tearing ligaments...
  • Debt collectors, other businesses want to call your cellphone

    That unfamiliar incoming call to your cellphone soon might be from a debt collector. Cellphones are largely off-limits to collection agencies, but proposals by the White House and Congress could change that. Supporters say regulations have not kept up...
  • Simply the best: Vonn makes more ski history

    Simply the best: Vonn makes more ski history
    Lindsey Vonn knew she began this World Cup alpine ski season physically stronger than she ever had been.  She also was sure the hundreds of hours spent riding a bicycle last summer had made her endurance better than ever. Vonn underscored her assessment...
  • Ticked off at debt collectors calling their cellphones, Floridians are fighting back

    Ticked off at debt collectors calling their cellphones, Floridians are fighting back
    South Florida consumers aggravated by annoying "robo calls" on their cellphones from debt collectors are fighting back – suing the companies that make the calls and often collecting cash settlements from the lenders. Fort Lauderdale lawyer Scott D....
  • Slalom Consulting

    Slalom Consulting
    A killer lake view from offices in the Prudential Plaza tower, staff parties at vacation resorts and sabbaticals after a few years on the job have been enough to help Slalom Consulting lure top consultants from bigger-name firms. They've also been enough...
  • A giant slalom first for Vonn, already a ski giant

    A giant slalom first for Vonn, already a ski giant
    The Star Spangled Banner has become the recurring theme in the sound track of Lindsey Vonn's career. Vonn had heard the National Anthem played in honor of her victories so many times in the past -- once at the Olympics, twice at the world championships,...
  • An Austrian hill alive with sound of U.S. ski success

    An Austrian hill alive with sound of U.S. ski success
    Home, sweet home. With the emphasis on sweet after this weekend. The U.S. ski team announced a week ago it had signed a three-year deal to make the Austrian towns of Soelden and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl its alpine training base in Europe during the World Cup...
  • Connecticut Teen With Cerebral Palsy Strives To Ski In 2014 Paralympics

    Connecticut Teen With Cerebral Palsy Strives To Ski In 2014 Paralympics
    Fifteen-year-old Andrew Haraghey's hard work may make his dream to ski with the United States Adaptive Ski Team in the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Russia a reality. Andrew, a sophomore at Enrico Fermi High School in Enfield, has spastic diplegia, a form...
  • Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan

    Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan
    In Michael Feeney Callan's fawning new biography, we get plenty of the actor, director and environmentalist we already know but only a tantalizing, too-brief glimpse of a young man we almost never hear about: Charles Robert Redford Jr., Angeleno. From...
  • May 10: Focus on Family - Camping 101

    May 10: Focus on Family - Camping 101
    Camping 101 First step: selecting a camp Do your research. Talk to other parents, seek recommendations from friends Research camps online, looking for parent and other recent reviews. Attend camp fairs Review expectations and camp values Ask your...
  • Study: 44 million could lose Medicaid coverage under GOP plan

    Study: 44 million could lose Medicaid coverage under GOP plan
    House Republican plans to repeal the new healthcare law and to convert the Medicaid insurance program into a block grant to states could force as many 44 million poor and disabled Americans out of the program over the next decade, according to a new...