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  • Mount Dora Half-Marathon draws 1,300 runners including elite Brazilian runner

    Mount Dora Half-Marathon draws 1,300 runners including elite Brazilian runner
    MOUNT DORA — Runners will load up on carbs and doublecheck their shoelaces before taking off to enjoy sunny skies, rolling hills and waterfront views this weekend during the third annual Mount Dora Half-Marathon, 5K and fun-run. Close to 1,300...
  • Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo positive on 'B' sample

    Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo positive on 'B' sample
    Rita Jeptoo is one step closer to losing her 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon title and nearly $600,000 in prize money from her Chicago victory and the World Marathon Majors series for doping. The Kenyan track and field federation, Athletics Kenya,...
  • Aaron Sorkin signs off from TV ... maybe

    Aaron Sorkin signs off from TV ... maybe
    It was just after 11:30 a.m. when Aaron Sorkin rose from the hulking leather club chair in his office to light a cigarette and announce his retirement from television. The man known for dexterous, incisive dialogue was taking a break from the throes...
  • Boston Marathon survivor hosts break up party for leg before amputation

    Boston Marathon survivor hosts break up party for leg before amputation
    A woman who survived the Boston Marathon bombing had her leg amputated this week after several surgeries, but before she let it go she hosted a break up party to say goodbye, according to KHOU. Rebekah DiMartino of Texas has been struggling with her...
  • Judge releases limited details about NYC chokehold grand jury

    Judge releases limited details about NYC chokehold grand jury
    The New York grand jury that decided not to charge a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man heard testimony from 50 witnesses and considered 60 exhibits including four videos, a state judge said on Thursday. The details...
  • Columbia's king of holiday lights plans his grand finale

    At the peak of December’s annual pilgrimage to Beaverbrook, 500 vehicles an hour slowly snake along the Columbia neighborhood’s streets and spill out onto Clarksville Pike en route to one brightly lit house. Holiday lighting fans from across...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: Investigative story may have hefty cost

    'The Newsroom' recap: Investigative story may have hefty cost
    In an abrupt about-face that could put him behind bars, anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) decides to pursue an investigative story using stolen government documents on “Run,” Episode 21 of HBO’s “The Newsroom.”            ...
  • A True Trailblazer Returns To Manchester Road Race

    A True Trailblazer Returns To Manchester Road Race
    MANCHESTER — In the first few years of her running career, Cynthia (Wadsworth) Lorenzoni did her best to not run on roads. "I hid in the woods," Lorenzoni said. "Nobody saw me running. Women weren't running then. It was weird. And I was in high...
  • Junior Achievement president killed

    Family members and friends bid a tearful farewell to Melissa Aiello, president of Coconut Creek-based Junior Achievement of South Florida, who succumbed to injuries she sustained when hit by a car while jogging. Aiello, 60, was jogging eastbound on Royal...
  • Hyde: Veterans Day a time for sports to celebrate real heroes

    Hyde: Veterans Day a time for sports to celebrate real heroes
    The last time Cedric King saw his legs, he was in a shoot-out with the Taliban in Afghanistan. This was more than two years ago, and somewhere in the fire fight he stepped on what the military calls an, "improvised explosive device." "A home-made bomb, a...
  • Karen Armstrong's thinking shifts on religion and violence

    Buddhists speak of the "third half of life," and at age 70, Karen Armstrong is well into what might be called the third half of her career. First was a time as a member of a Catholic religious order — a nun — in England and as a student at...