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  • Former 'Canes Fernandez, Fiori to be inducted into College Baseball Hall of Fame

    Tuesday may have been looking forward at media day for the Hurricanes baseball team. But it was also a day two of the program's biggest former stars were celebrated for their accomplishments.  The College Baseball Foundation announced Tuesday that...
  • The Big Chill In Hartford

    The Big Chill In Hartford
    Therell Wayne "Scoop" Knight has been a Zamboni driver at the XL Center in Hartford since it was called the Civic Center, way back in 1980, when Whalers, not Wolves, plied the slippery slab. Now 57, he leads a seven-person crew and is the dean of ice...
  • Andrew Brimmer dies at 86; first black member of Federal Reserve

     Andrew Brimmer dies at 86; first black member of Federal Reserve
    Andrew Brimmer, the son of a Louisiana sharecropper who in 1966 became the first black member of the Federal Reserve Board, has died. He was 86. Brimmer died Oct. 7 at a Washington hospital after a lengthy illness, said his daughter, Esther Brimmer....
  • Albert Murray dies at 97; novelist, critic bridged words, music

    Albert Murray dies at 97; novelist, critic bridged words, music
    Albert Murray, the influential novelist and critic who celebrated black culture, scorned black separatism and was once praised by Duke Ellington as the "unsquarest man I know," died Sunday in New York. He was 97. Murray died at home in his sleep,...
  • Albert Murray, critic and novelist, dead at 97

    Albert Murray, critic and novelist, dead at 97
    The writer Albert Murray, a maverick intellectual who challenged widespread assumptions about U.S. and African American culture, has died in New York City at age 97. Murray, a novelist as well as essayist and literary and music critic, wrote more than a...
  • Portion of freeway in San Diego dedicated to Tuskegee Airmen

     
    A three-mile stretch of Interstate 15 near Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego was designated Friday as Tuskegee Airmen Highway to honor the African American pilots and air crew members who served in segregated units during World War......
  • In 1800s Williamsburg, 'Cheap Store' made black merchant rich

    In 1800s Williamsburg, 'Cheap Store' made black merchant rich
    Like many other small towns across the rural South, Williamsburg spent most of the late 1800s struggling to recover from the catastrophic effects of the Civil War. Abandoned by many of its residents after Federal troops occupied the area in May 1862,...
  • Frank Godden dies at 101; helped develop African American resort

    Frank Godden dies at 101; helped develop African American resort
    Los Angeles Times Frank Godden, who played a significant role in the development of Val Verde, a secluded and long-closed local resort community known as "the black Palm Springs," has died. He was 101. Godden, who had cancer, died Aug. 3 at his Los...
  • Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader

    Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader
    In a sermon some years ago, the Rev. Peter J. Gomes, Harvard University's longtime spiritual leader, offered a precise, if unconventional, definition of hell. He said hell is "being defined by your circumstances, and believing that definition." Gomes,...
  • PASSINGS: Jock Smith, Malam Bacai Sanha

    Jock Smith Law partner of Johnnie Cochran Jock Smith, 63, who was a law partner with the late Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while watching television at his home in Montgomery, Ala., said his law partner Sam Cherry....
  • What President Obama is telling high school graduates this year: 'Being president is a great job'

     
    Democrat Obama tells Memphis' Booker T. Washington grads he's proud of them....
  • Nearly all 11 Florida transfers in past year land at new schools

     
    Since Will Muschamp was hired at Florida, the program has seen 11 players leave. Attrition is common in these situations, and the reason for each departure is different. In some, it was discipline (i.e. Janoris Jenkins). In others, players wanted to be...