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  • Phelps, 14, steps toward Olympics

    As scores of teen-agers walked the pool deck in search of Olympians at the University of Michigan's Canham Natatorium this weekend, there was one teen in the pool trying to become one. At the inaugural Key Bank Swim Classic, Baltimore's Michael Phelps,...
  • Quinn OKs DNA tests for defendants who plead guilty

    Quinn OKs DNA tests for defendants who plead guilty
    SPRINGFIELD — A new state law gives defendants who plead guilty a chance to use DNA evidence to clear their name if the evidence were not available during trial. The law most likely will be used in cases of murder and rape, but could be used for...
  • James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014

     James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014
    James E. Moore had a profound impact on the lives of thousands of young men and women as the face of the Evans Scholars Foundation, which has provided tuition and housing to 10,000 golf caddies since 1930. Those caddies had a lasting impact on him too....
  • Sally Hunter Wiley, 1947-2014

    Sally Hunter Wiley, 1947-2014
    It took drive and ambition for Sally Hunter Wiley to become one of the first female media directors at Chicago ad agency Leo Burnett, where she steered campaigns for clients such as McDonald's during her three-decade career. Mrs. Wiley didn't slow...
  • Carole Garcia: Voice of the Osceola County Sheriff's Office

    Carole Garcia: Voice of the Osceola County Sheriff's Office
    Carole Garcia worked more than a quarter century in the rough-and-tumble world of law enforcement in Central Florida, but co-workers remember her as always professional and proper. "She was the definition of a lady," said Osceola County Sheriff Bob...
  • Michigan freshman Austin Hatch shares special bond with John Beilein

    Michigan basketball coach John Beilein putting his left arm around Austin Hatch on Wednesday at the Davidson Player Development Center in Ann Arbor symbolized their unique connection. The 61-year-old Beilein and 19-year-old Hatch are now that close,...
  • NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction

    NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction
    On Sept. 4, 2010, at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, I was part of what the public address announcer proudly told us was the largest crowd ever to watch a football game anywhere in the world, college or pro. There were 113,090 that day filling the...
  • William & Mary hires new police chief

    William & Mary hires new police chief
    WILLIAMSBURG – The College of William and Mary's new police chief will begin her post Sept. 15. The college announced Friday the administration has hired Deborah "Deb" Cheesebro – the first female police chief in the school's 321-year...
  • When companies flee U.S. tax system, investors often don't reap big returns

    WASHINGTON August 18 (Reuters) - Establishing a tax domicile abroad to avoid U.S. taxes is a hot strategy in corporate America, but many companies that have done such "inversion" deals have failed to produce above-average returns for investors, a...
  • Religiosity associated with less depression in elderly: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - In a study of older adults, religious participation was correlated with better mood. People in the study who often attended religious services were less likely to report symptoms of depression during the two-year...
  • Supreme Court should give this affirmative action case a pass

    Last week a federal appeals court ruled — again — that the University of Texas at Austin didn’t violate the Constitution when it engaged in racial preferences in its admissions policies. This was Round 2 for Abigail Noel Fisher vs. the...
  • PB School Board race has 3 incumbents, 8 new candidates

    Palm Beach County will have at least one new School Board member, and possibly up to four, before the year ends. Three incumbents are being challenged in their re-election bids, while a fourth, Jennifer Prior Brown, is stepping down, leaving an open seat...