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  • Exercise: Alternative reward for those battling addiction

    Exercise: Alternative reward for those battling addiction
    I like to run. Apparently, this gets me high. Last year, researchers at the University of Arizona published a study in the Journal of Experimental Biology examining the "neurobiological rewards" of treadmill running in 10 humans, eight dogs and eight...
  • Spying On Us, But Missing The Bombers?

    Most Americans understand that in a hostile world, governments need to engage in some snooping to monitor and thwart our enemies. We know they need to crack codes and keep secrets. In exchange for handing the government that extraordinary power, we expect...
  • Woman hurt in Boston bombing ready to come home

    You could say Beth Roche's marathon began on April 15, when she had her first leg surgery. A bomb exploded near her earlier that Monday just after she watched her daughter cross the finish line of the Boston Marathon. It shredded Roche's left leg and...
  • Commentary: Marathon preparation requires mental toughness

    On May 11 I received a compliment that, until now, I've kept secret. Reminds me of a wrapped present handed to me at a 1948 kindergarten gift exchange. All around me, 5-year-olds ripped into their bounty. I took mine home, wrapped. At 69 1/2, I still...
  • Editorial: Surveillance in the war on terror

    Editorial: Surveillance in the war on terror
    The disclosure of the federal government's hugely expansive monitoring of phone calls and online communications as part of its fight against terror came as a surprise even to people who pay attention to these things. It's amazing, in fact, that any...
  • Sunburst staff discuss plan for severe weather, new security measures

    Sunburst staff discuss plan for severe weather, new security measures
    SOUTH BEND-- The Memorial Sunburst Races are going on as planned for now despite the possibility of severe weather this weekend.    If the weather gets bad, race staff have emergency plans in place. They will consult with police, fire and other local...
  • Local runner tackles Blue Ridge Marathon with wife, best friends

    Local runner tackles Blue Ridge Marathon with wife, best friends
    One runner is battling the twists and turns of America's toughest road marathon and taking some of his best friends along for the ride. Saturday marks Gary Adkins second Blue Ridge Marathon in Roanoke and while he had hoped to run it this year with some...
  • Liberty's Emily Cecchini made her mother proud this season

    Liberty's Emily Cecchini made her mother proud this season
    Liberty trailed Pleasant Valley 2-1 entering the seventh inning Wednesday night at Patriots Park. The Hurricanes had scuffled offensively much of the night and were three outs away from losing the District 11 4A semifinal and having their season end....
  • Bombings Bring Back Bad Memories

    The deafening blast 50 feet behind Boston Marathon runner Tami Hughes jolted her right back to Sept. 11, 2001. "In the three seconds that it took me to turn around [last Monday], at first I'm like, 'Oh God, did a plane crash into a building?'" said...
  • Hawks are … almost … there …

    Hawks are … almost … there …
    Duncan Keith entered the press conference area and set down a plastic bag holding four enormous bottles of juice. After what the Blackhawks defenseman and his teammates had just endured Saturday, you can't blame him for being thirsty. It can't be easy...
  • Lokken paces national field, wins Run for the Dream 8K

     Lokken paces national field, wins Run for the Dream 8K
    WILLIAMSBURG — The third annual Run for the Dream 8K on Saturday drew nearly 2,500 participants — and many more lined the course through Colonial Williamsburg and the campus on William and Mary to cheer on competitors. Tracy Lokken was at...
  • Running helps Shorter endure

    Running helps Shorter endure
    SOUTH BEND -- Running has opened more doors for Frank Shorter than he ever thought possible. It also allowed him to close the ones that caused too much pain. Tackling every step of a long distance challenge has taken him from the heights of an Olympic...