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Shabazz Muhammad Signs With UCLA

With an NCAA-record 11 national championships and a legacy that includes such legendary figures as John Wooden, Lew Alcindor, Bill Walton and Reggie Miller, the UCLA men’s basketball program has indelibly stamped itself among college basketball’s elite. However, since making three consecutive Final Four appearances from 2006 through 2008, the Bruins have reached the NCAA […]

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It’s Daylight Savings Time 2012

It’s that time of year again.  Kind of a love hate relationship.  We loose an hour tonight, but that sacrifice will bring seemingly longer days as the sun stays bright later into the day.  Officially Sunday Morning at 2AM the time will shift forward to 3AM leaving us all a little more tired come wake […]

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Eli Manning: Two-Time Super Bowl MVP

After a crazy season that nearly had the New York Giants missing the playoffs, Eli Manning led them to a come from behind win against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 46. The fourth quarter touchdown drive solidified Manning as MVP of the game for the second time and put the Giants on the […]

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Josh Powell Kills Self, Two Sons in Home Fire

GRAHAM, Washington – An email apparently left by Josh Powell, to his attorney stating simply “I’m sorry, goodbye,” was received shortly after Powell’s home burned down, killing him and his two adolescent boys inside. Powell’s email revealed that his life had become anything but private over the past two years, ever since his wife disappeared. […]

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Groupon Stock Fall: Unexpected or Unavoidable

In a move unexpected by experts, and unusual for Internet base IPOs; Groupon (GRPN on NASDAQ) fell below its initial price after only 21 days of trading. The Chicago based company, which acts as a local e-commerce marketplace connecting consumers with discounts thorough daily emails, began trading on November 7th, 2011 at more than $25.00 […]

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Australia Launches Warning Against Alcohol

On Tuesday, major alcohol brands in Australia initiated a voluntary health warning and printed it on their labels. The warning is directed on pregnant women and children. Australia is well-known for its binge-drinking culture. DrinkWise said that beers, spirits, and wines will hold new labels; labels stating warnings against underage drinking and alcohol consumption among […]

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California: The Car Theft Capital of America

According to the latest analysis of crime statics, the most number of car thefts take place in California. The National Insurance Crime Bureau announced on Tuesday that eight out of the ten cities with the highest car theft rates in the United States in 2011 are in California; including Sacramento and San Francisco, the state’s […]

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Gabrielle Giffords Discharged from the Hospital

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was cleared by her doctors to go home from the Houston hospital on Wednesday. Giffords has been staying in the said hospital since January, recovering from the gunshot wound she acquired during a meeting with her constituents in Arizona. Hospital officials said in a statement that Congresswoman Giffords will begin her outpatient […]

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Weight Loss Surgery May Not Decrease Morbidity Rate

A recent study suggests that weight loss surgery does not necessarily decrease the morbidity rate among morbidly obese middle-aged adults. The United States researchers studied 850 male morbidly obese patients who went through weight loss surgeries or more commonly called as bariatric surgery between the years 2000 and 2006. The average age of these people […]

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Customer Agents of Air Canada Served Strike Notice

On Friday, the Union representing the ticketing and customer agents of Air Canada gave the administration their 72-hour notice of strike. They served it after the negotiations between two parties failed to agree on the terms of the new labor contract. The CAW or the Canadian Auto Workers Union announced that all of their workers […]

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