8-22-2011-3-13-51-AM-2594201

Tiger Woods falls apart with a 77

By AMANDA DRAPIEWSKIPraises for the newly installed football field were tossed around the room at the Oak Lawn Community High School 229 Board of Education meeting on Sept. 21.Several members stated how Òimpressed” they were by the new football field and the facility improvements.Student representatives Thomas Plutz, Kathleen Plutz, Katelyn Mendez and James Pattara then…

11-29-2011-3-59-28-AM-7040154

First Lady Michelle Obama Challenges The George Washington University to Serve

First Lady Michelle Obama today offered a significant challenge to The George Washington University: perform 100,000 hours of community service throughout the 2009-2010 academic year. If GW students, faculty and staff meet the goal by this spring, the First Lady promised to speak at the University’s Commencement on May 16, 2010. Mrs. Obama issued the…

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Plesiosaurs carried young like a mammal

Plesiosaurs Ñ giant marine reptiles that ruled the oceans 75 million years ago Ñ gave birth to single large babies and may even have nurtured their young, according to a new study. F. Robin O’Keefe, a paleontologist at Marshall University {{more}} in Huntington, W.Va., and Luis Chiappe, director of the Dinosaur Institute at the Natural…

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Cameron vows ‘uncompromising measures’

Haggard lawyers rushed around searching for clients or killed time waiting for paperwork Thursday at Westminster Magistrates Court in central London while bewildered defendants facing riot-related charges wondered about their fate.{{more}}Inevitable delays interrupted proceedings as an overloaded court system attempted to cope with crowded basement cells and a constant stream of security vans carrying defendants…

3-3-2011-5-41-04-AM-3403985

Coffee in Moderation May Boost Health

Coffee can reduce risk for Type 2 diabetesWebMD also asserts that coffee contains chemicals that lower blood sugar, making heavy coffee drinkers half as likely to get diabetes as light to non drinkers. 1-3 cups per day can reduce the risk for diabetes by single digits, but people who drink 6 cups or more per…

2-1-2010-12-21-34-AM-10533501

Nobel Peace Prize to Obama for Diplomacy

The Nobel Committee announced Friday that the annual peace prize was awarded to Barack Obama, just nine months into his presidency, Òfor his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” {{more}}The award cited in particular Mr. Obama’s effort to reduce the world’s nuclear arsenal. ÒHe has created a new international climate,” the…

2-3-2010-4-06-09-AM-3498895

Bush: War on terrorism? only beginning?

After seeking to rally Americans with his State of the Union address, President Bush set out Wednesday to push his agenda in a two-day tour of three Southeastern states. {{more}}Traveling to North Carolina, Florida and Georgia, the president is expected to promote education, security, health and volunteerism initiatives that he announced Tuesday night. In his…