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  • Transfer of Alabama commit Darius Paige met with allegations

     
    The Pensacola News Journal has reported that Pensacola Washington defensive tackle Darius Paige, a commitment to the University of Alabama's 2013 recruiting class, was alleged to have encouraged by an Alabama assistant coach to transfer schools to help...
  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 29, 2012

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Louisiana, where research students from the the University of Alabama measure wind speeds as Hurricane Isaac makes landfall Wednesday in New Orleans. Isaac was packing 80 mph winds, making it a Category 1...
  • As America's waistline expands, costs soar

    As America's waistline expands, costs soar
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. hospitals are ripping out wall-mounted toilets and replacing them with floor models to better support obese patients. The Federal Transit Administration wants buses to be tested for the impact of heavier riders on steering and...
  • Patrick Henry Community College names its new president

    Patrick Henry Community College names its new president
    Patrick Henry Community College in Martinsville has named its successor to President Max Wingett. The school announced Tuesday that Angeline Godwin will become the school's third president, effective July 1. Wingett is retiring after serving as the...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • Poor HIV patients improve with care beyond drugs: study

    Poor HIV patients improve with care beyond drugs: study
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Patients stepping into Johns Hopkins University's HIV clinic in east Baltimore do not just see a doctor or get prescriptions for their antiretroviral drugs. Many also get help finding a place to live or bus fare to make it to...
  • 17 Wounded in Shooting at Popular College Bar, Suspect In Custody

    17 Wounded in Shooting at Popular College Bar, Suspect In Custody
    TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Police say a man who opened fire outside a popular college hangout surrendered without incident at a FedEx store. "He walked in and he made eye contact and he said, 'Yep that's me. I'm the one that shot the people in Tuscaloosa...
  • Move to lower mandatory school age faces 'uphill climb'

    Move to lower mandatory school age faces 'uphill climb'
    To address a devastating pattern of elementary-grade absenteeism in Chicago Public Schools and across the state, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn have thrown their support behind legislation to lower Illinois' compulsory attendance age from 7 to 6 or...
  • Mood drug no help for smoking cessation in prison study

    Mood drug no help for smoking cessation in prison study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The addition of the antidepressant nortriptyline to conventional smoking cessation therapy didn't improve the chances of longterm success among male prisoners, Australian researchers have found. Depression and other mental...
  • Timeline: Deadly Mass Killings

    A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others: The...
  • Commentary From Around The Nation On The Newtown Shootings

    The following are excerpts taken from editorials, blogs and other comments on the shooting Friday at the elementary school in Newtown. — The school's principal and other staffers [reportedly] are among the dead in this western Connecticut town....
  • Study finds women who undergo early menopause face increased risk for heart disease and stroke

     Study finds women who undergo early menopause face increased risk for heart disease and stroke
    A recent study has found that females who stop having their periods before age 46 had a higher incidence of heart disease and stroke. Doctors have long suspected that women who undergo early menopause might be at an increased risk for those medical...