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  • A look back at the past summer boys and girls basketball tournament champions at Cedar Beach

     
    With the Stellar basketball tournament set to begin on Wednesday night with girls games and the boys to follow on Thursday, here's a look at the past tournament champs in all of the high school boys basketball tournaments at Cedar Beach over the years:...
  • Author Scott Cheshire on his debut 'High as the Horses' Bridles'

    Author Scott Cheshire on his debut 'High as the Horses' Bridles'
    Author Scott Cheshire, who recently served drinks on "Bravo's Watch What Happens Live," spent his youth as a minister, preaching door-to-door and giving sermons. Born and raised a Jehovah's Witness, he was steeped in the faith's apocalyptic visions. The...
  • Battered by competition, Atlantic City casinos offer lesson for Maryland

    Battered by competition, Atlantic City casinos offer lesson for Maryland
    Open gambling tables and slot machines were easy to find this week at the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, now that the standing-room crowds once common to the high tourist season at the world's most famous boardwalk have found spots closer to home to...
  • Man, knife in back, walks into New York City McDonald's

    Man, knife in back, walks into New York City McDonald's
    A man walked into a McDonald's in Queens on Tuesday morning, chatting on a cellphone and with a knife stuck in his back. The man, Andrew Hardy, was apparently involved in a dispute with two individuals who have yet to be apprehended, police told the...
  • Hampton University hires Eugene Marshall as new athletic director

    Hampton University hired Eugene Marshall Jr., as athletic director, the school announced Thursday. Marshall will replace Novelle Dickenson, HU's longtime faculty member who spent the past two years as AD, but expressed an interest to return to...
  • Illinois leads Medicare billings for group therapy

    Illinois leads Medicare billings for group therapy
    A few years ago, Illinois' Medicaid program for the poor noticed some odd trends in its billings for group psychotherapy sessions. Nursing home residents were being taken several times a week to off-site locations, and Medicaid was picking up the tab...
  • Death of New York man sparks closer look at police use of chokeholds

    The death of a New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week has reignited discussions about an arrest tactic that has been outlawed in most police departments and linked to dozens of in-custody deaths. The case...
  • New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers

    New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers
    Andrew Porter left work early Tuesday, but he didn't sit in a bar watching the U.S. play Belgium in that afternoon's World Cup match, or sit on the beach watching the waves roll in. No, Porter sat in his car watching the clock in his Brooklyn...
  • Lyft's move into New York City blocked by state Supreme Court

    Lyft's move into New York City blocked by state Supreme Court
    An attempt by ride-sharing app Lyft to launch in New York City hit a speed bump when the state's Supreme Court granted an injunction preventing the company's planned launch Friday evening, state officials said. Lyft, based in San Francisco, connects...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 03/31/14 for 03/31/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Christopher Walken was born in Queens, New York, on this day in 1943. This birthday guy won the 1978 Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance in "The Deer Hunter." He also was nominated for an Emmy for his performance in the...
  • Gordon Willis dies at 82; 'Godfather,' 'Annie Hall' cinematographer

    Whether he was working in color or black and white, cinematographer Gordon Willis conceived the look of a film in gradations. In "The Godfather" trilogy, the Don was shrouded in the shadows of his underworld. In "All the President's Men," reporters...