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  • OU RB Mixon suspended for 2014

    The Sports Xchange OU RB Mixon suspended for 2014 Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon was suspended for the 2014 season following charges stemming from an altercation at a Norman restaurant last month. Mixon, who was arraigned Monday and ordered...
  • James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014

     James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014
    In war, as a combat aviator during World War II, and in peace, as a businessman, civic leader and powerful player in local politics, James Alter was always fighting the good fight. Mr. Alter, 92, died of congestive heart failure Thursday, Aug. 14, in...
  • Abbott wins $19.5 million contract to develop brain injury test

    Abbott wins $19.5 million contract to develop brain injury test
    Abbott Laboratories and the Defense Department on Monday said they have agreed to a multiyear collaboration to develop portable blood tests to help evaluate concussions and other head injuries. Lake County-based Abbott will receive $19.5 million over the...
  • Pot, trails, and Tinker: Letters

    Hidden agenda on pot From all evidence, medical marijuana is used to treat certain symptoms of certain illnesses. Aside from the truth that most studies are inconclusive and in most cases there are other treatments that are more effective, there is a...
  • Tavares woman wins Golden Gloves championship

    Tavares woman wins Golden Gloves championship
    TAVARES — Meghan Karcher's ability to "never get tired" recently led the 20-year-old Tavares woman to win the title of the 2014 National Women's Golden Gloves champion in her weight class. Women amateur boxers from across the nation competed for...
  • Many who have left U.S. labor force say they would like to return

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mike Yack has left the workforce twice in the last eight years and calls himself retired, yet at age 62 the former General Motors employee does not consider his working life over. "I'd be open to anything - learning a new trade or...
  • Aquinas' Bosa, University's Bonitto preseason candidates for national player of the year

    As reported Tuesday, Coconut Creek will send three players to the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. A pair of St. Thomas Aquinas standouts, receiver Sam Bruce and defensive end Nick Bosa, are slated to join Creek cornerbacks Trayvon Mullen and Malek...
  • U.S. ship finishes neutralizing Syria's worst chemical arms: Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A specially equipped U.S. ship has finished neutralizing all 600 metric tons of the most dangerous of Syria's chemical weapons components surrendered to the international community this year to avert threatened air strikes, the...
  • Maryland sees one of nation's largest job declines in July

    Maryland sees one of nation's largest job declines in July
    Maryland's unemployment rate shot up in July when employers cut 9,000 jobs — one of the largest losses in the country, the federal government said Monday. The estimate from the U.S. Department of Labor suggests a slowdown in Maryland's economy,...
  • Robin Williams dies: Six of his movie quotes that matter most

    Robin Williams dies: Six of his movie quotes that matter most
    I started writing this post as an explainer of Robin Williams’ best film lines and how they came to be. But over the course of watching (and re-watching) the clips, something else started to happen. The quotes began to stand for themselves, tell...
  • Services for Bill Paulik have been announced

     
    Here's Bill Paulik's obituary, which was printed in Sunday's Morning Call: William J. Paulik, 83, of Salisbury Twp., passed away July 18th, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of JoAnne (Rapp) Paulik for the past 55 years. Born in...