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  • 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...
  • The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns

    The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns
    Whenever I hear about some amazing way to boost resting metabolism, my male-bovine-droppings detector goes berserk. Take the perennially popular one stating that 1 pound of muscle burns an extra 50 calories a day while at rest — so if you gain 10...
  • 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...
  • Face time may beat e-mail

    Face time may beat e-mail
    A finely crafted e-mail can be a work of art, but it can also work against you. A 2008 study by researchers at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign and George Mason University put more than 200 students in groups to perform teamwork tasks and found...
  • Alabama tornado team scours paths of killer storms

    Alabama tornado team scours paths of killer storms
    HACKLEBURG, ALA. -- The Mobile Meteorological Measurement Vehicle -- a worn-looking '90s-model Dodge Intrepid with classic rock on the radio, a tower of weather gauges attached to its roof and a laptop computer bolted to its dash -- crested a rolling hill...
  • Cam Newton playlist at Alabama game was money

     
    That’s the ominous signals from Tuscaloosa, where the University of Alabama bounced an employee for playing “unauthorized music “ over the Bryant-Denny Stadium public address system prior to Friday's football game against rival Auburn....
  • Parents, coaches, players speak up for Dr. Phillips baseball coach

     
    I received thesee-mails aboutCoach Mike Bradley, who has been attacked for cutting a double-amputee pitcher.It appearsBradley is one of the good guys in coaching. I hope the school and district stand by him. ………………...
  • Alabama unveils Nick Saban statue at A-Day

     
    Alabama unveils Nick Saban statue at A-Day Saturday, it was Alabama’s turn as the university unveiled a 9-foot bronze statue of head coach Nick Saban during the team’s A-Day spring game....
  • So, did growth management stop sprawl or not?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Housevoted Thursday to repealthe state's 25-year-old growth-management law, a move critics have said would lead to rampant sprawl and even fuel a culture of pay-offs between developers and unscrupulous county officials....
  • 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...