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  • Lafayette's St. Cyr to play basketball at Coastal Carolina; 4 go D-I in softball

    Colton St. Cyr, who led Lafayette High to the Region I boys basketball semifinals the past two years, signed a full Division I scholarship on Wednesday to play for Coastal Carolina University, a Big South Conference school in Myrtle Beach, S.C. St. Cyr,...
  • Surgeon General to speak at HU commencement in May

    Surgeon General to speak at HU commencement in May
    The U.S. Surgeon General will give the commencement address at Hampton University's graduation ceremony May 12. Dr. Regina Benjamin will be the university's 143rd commencement speaker and will receive an honorary doctor of science degree at the...
  • PASSINGS: Claude Kirk, Arch West

    Claude Kirk Florida's 1st GOP governor of 20th century Claude Kirk, 85, a flamboyant self-promoter who became Florida's first Republican governor of the 20th century, died Wednesday at his West Palm Beach home, his family announced. Democrats dominated...
  • Gene Bartow dies at 81; former UCLA basketball coach

    Gene Bartow, the successor to John Wooden as UCLA basketball coach who became the architect of a new and successful athletics program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, died Tuesday evening. He was 81. Bartow, who was diagnosed with stomach...
  • 'Gump,' 'Bambi' among 2011 National Film Registry selections

     
    he 1994 Oscar-winning best film, “Forrest Gump,” Walt Disney’s 1942 classic animated family film, “Bambi,” Charlie Chaplin’s first feature-length comedy “The Kid” and a 1912 silent comedy “A Cure for...
  • The 4 Most Eye Opening Studies of the Summer

     
    1. On a recent survey, women were more likely to rank the desire to have a baby above the desire to have sex than men were. In fact men were much more likely to rate the desire to have sex higher than they were to rate their desire to have......
  • Seniors friend Facebook

     
    From Aylin Zafar's Atlantic article, "Facebook for Centenarians: Senior Citizens Learn Social Media." More than just a tool or channel for information, the Internet (and social networking, more specifically) has become a way for aging adults to connect to...
  • 4 Foods that Boost Health

     
    Recent research has uncovered a slew of new health benefits of certain foods. 1. Blueberries: A cup a day seems to prevent cancer, find researchers at the University of Alabama. 2. Flaxseeds: They protect tissues against damage caused by radiation--for...
  • Is it reasonable to compare Rick Perry to Galileo? [Most commented]

     
    Republican presidential candidate and current Texas Gov. Rick Perry was not shy about his views on climate change during Wednesday night’s debate. (Nor was he when he thought to "pray for rain.") As far as he’s concerned, the jury’s...
  • Former Gov. Claude Kirk to lie in state at Florida Capitol

     
    Updated Friday, Sept. 30, at 1:16 p.m. From the family, details of local memorial service for former Gov. Claude R. Kirk, Jr. Service: Funeral Service Honoring Former Governor Claude R. Kirk, Jr. Open to Public and Media Date: Monday, October......
  • Statement from Kirk family about Claude Kirk passing

     
    Former Florida Governor Claude R. Kirk, Jr. passed away this morning peacefully in his sleep in his West Palm Beach home.  He was 85. He is survived by his wife, Erika Mattfeld Kirk and his children: Sarah, Katherine, William, Frank, Adriana, Claudia...
  • Parents, coaches, players speak up for Dr. Phillips baseball coach

     
    I received these e-mails about Coach Mike Bradley, who has been attacked for cutting a double-amputee pitcher. It appears Bradley is one of the good guys in coaching.  I hope the school and district stand by him. ………………...