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  • Day 7: Big East entry helps Hokies go from chumps to conference champs

    Day 7: Big East entry helps Hokies go from chumps to conference champs
    For Gators, Trojans and Longhorns, championship foundations are brick-and-mortar basic. Sell your storied heritage and alluring locale to the region's elite prospects, mix with virtually unlimited resources and build another trophy case. Virginia Tech...
  • Keeping up with ... New Trier's Tommy Wingels

    Keeping up with ...  New Trier's Tommy Wingels
    Like most freshmen arriving at nationally recognized college programs, Miami (Ohio) hockey newcomer Tommy Wingels (New Trier) wasn't expecting to have a major impact on his team's fortunes this year. But with the Redhawks' top player, senior forward Nate...
  • Four arrested in protest of Karl Rove

     
    by Katie Fretland Former Bush advisor Karl Rove was invited to speak at a GOP fundraiser in Des Moines, Iowa, but he did not get the warmest of welcomes from four residents who pledged to arrest him. Law enforcement officers......
  • Voters as ignorant as ever: book

     
    by Frank James Good piece in the Washington Post Style section about a new follow-up to an almost 50-year old book called The American Voter which found way back then in that black-and-white TV era that American voters were ignorant......
  • Iowa redux: If John Edwards had not run

     
    Former Sen. John Edwards addresses Iowa supporters,January 3, 2008. (Robert Willett/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT) by Mark Silva In the field of counting angels on the top of an Iowa silo, one seasoned expert has an answer to the intriguing......
  • Timeline: List Of Infamous School Shootings Since 1966

    FOX40 NEWSROOM - A timeline of notable school shootings since 1966: * August 1, 1966: A gunman opens fire on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin from atop the school's clock tower. 25-year-old Charles Whitman murdered 14 people and wounded 32...
  • Feds Paying Drivers to Participate in Study

     
    A federally funded study being conducted by the University of Iowa will pay drivers $895 to keep track of their driving habits by installing a GPS device on their cars. Sound like an easy way to make $895? Yeah, we......
  • U. of I. more difficult to get into

    U. of I. more difficult to get into
    To understand why someone applying to the University of Illinois would seek help from a trustee or legislator -- as detailed in a Tribune series that began last week -- consider how the battle for admission has changed over the last 25 years. In 1984,...
  • Sports figures

    Sports figures Jim Dooley, 77; succeeded George Halas as coach of the Chicago Bears (Jan. 8) Christopher Bowman, 40; two-time U.S. figure skating champion (Jan. 10) Johnny Podres, 75; left-hander pitched Dodgers to first World Series title in...
  • Amid economic pain, Americans cut back on cosmetic surgery

    Amid economic pain, Americans cut back on cosmetic surgery
    People are cutting back on cosmetic surgery and other elective surgeries in response to the dismal economy, reversing the booming popularity of tummy tucks, eye lifts, and breast implants, which have soared in popularity in recent years, particularly...
  • Container divas

    Container divas
    June is the time of glory for roses. Wandering in a blooming rose garden, those who think they have no room for these most glamorous of flowering shrubs may experience a twist of envy. But no need. Small-space gardeners can have roses too: Just grow them...
  • Hartford Hospital Studies Effects Of Marijuana Use On Driving Skills

    Hartford Hospital Studies Effects Of Marijuana Use On Driving Skills
    Marijuana use had little effect on simulated driving skills, according to a Hartford Hospital study, but test subjects were more easily distracted when under the influence of the drug. Investigators from Hartford Hospital and the University of Iowa...