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  • 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...
  • Briefs: Registration now open for H.B. race

    Registration is now open for the 19th annual Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon. The annual event is Feb. 1 (Super Bowl Sunday) on Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach. The race draws more than 21,000 participants each year and serves as 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...
  • Newport News council could take action on grocery store this year

    Newport News council could take action on grocery store this year
    City officials are working with three parties who are interested in opening a grocery store in the Southeast Community – all three have submitted proposals and revised them to be closer to what the city will need, City Manager Jim Bourey said. The...
  • At 33, Jeptoo is in her prime as she prepares to defend her Chicago title

     At 33, Jeptoo is in her prime as she prepares to defend her Chicago title
    Rita Jeptoo is in the third stage of her marathoning career. Stage one, when she was in a Kenya-based training group directed by Italian coach Renato Canova, started with her debut at the distance in 2004. It included a victory at the 2006 Boston...
  • Prosecutor: Friend of accused Boston bomber lied repeatedly

    Prosecutor: Friend of accused Boston bomber lied repeatedly
    A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect lied repeatedly to investigators before eventually confessing about his activities in the days after the attack, a federal prosecutor said on Tuesday. Defense lawyers have argued that Robel Phillipos, 21,...
  • Run (and laugh) at 3rd Runner's World Half & Festival

    Run (and laugh) at 3rd Runner's World Half & Festival
    There's nothing funny about running a half marathon. For most people, it takes months of hard work, sweat, aches and pains. And despite the desire to "just finish" a 13.1 mile run, there's the added pressure to meet your training goal or set a...
  • For Mom, For Dad, For Charity — Marathon Finishers Have Varied Motivations

     For Mom, For Dad, For Charity — Marathon Finishers Have Varied Motivations
    HARTFORD — Among the runners from around the world who participated in the 21st annual NU Hartford Marathon Saturday, Jaclyn Marino, 33, of Berlin, was a first-time finisher. After having two children, Marino began exercising to lose her baby...
  • FBI agent testifies in trial of friend of accused Boston bomber

    FBI agent testifies in trial of friend of accused Boston bomber
    A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber denied visiting the suspect's college dorm room three days after the deadly attack, but later admitted to the visit, an FBI agent who interviewed the man testified on Wednesday. Robel Phillipos, 21, is on...
  • They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love

    They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love
    Scott Mindel was running to jump a Southwest flight to Chicago immediately after finishing ninth at the 2014 NU Hartford Marathon. After beating the Olympic Trials qualifying time on a chilly, rainy Saturday morning, Katie Edwards was waiting for her...
  • Marathoner balances 2 pursuits: running, politics

    Marathoner balances 2 pursuits: running, politics
    There have been two big changes in Wesley Korir's life since he last ran the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, finishing fifth with a personal-best time in 2012. He and his wife, Tarah, have become parents for the second time, with an 18-month-boy,...