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AP exam changes: Helpful for test prep, or more money for the College Board?  USA TODAY

College Board is giving AP teachers more test prep materials. But some say new deadlines and fees could scare off students.

UVA announces completed 2019 National Signing Day class  247Sports

The Virginia Cavaliers announced the signing of three more players on National Signing Day, bringing their incoming class total to 24 for the recruiting cycle.

James Reese Europe Honored at Kennedy Center Concert  The Washington Informer

If the name James Reese Europe doesn't strike a familiar chord, you may not be alone. But Jason Moran, artistic director for jazz at the Kennedy Center for the ...

161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...

Missing Tuscaloosa man found dead behind home  Tuscaloosa News

A Tuscaloosa man who disappeared from his home last week was found dead early Monday in a wooded area near his home.Police investigators found John ...

Paul Laurence Dunbar senior Amy Wang named Distinguished Young Woman of Kentucky -

Amy Wang of Lexington, Kentucky was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Kentucky and awarded $6,300 in cash scholarships during a statewide ...

WATCH: UVA commit Seneca Milledge showcases versatility  247Sports

Virginia landed a versatile and speedy player in Fort Meyer (Fla.) Dunbar running back Seneca Milledge.

Gary Onuekwusi named football coach at Camden Catholic

The former Temple linebacker is the Irish's third head coach in the last eight months.

Man Charged in 2016 Death of Woman Killed While Waiting for Bus  NBC4 Washington

More than two years after a stray bullet claimed the life of a woman who was waiting at a Northeast Washington bus stop, police have announced an arrest in the ...

Meet Dayton’s 2019 ‘Top 10 African-American Men’ of the year  Dayton Daily News

“They (honorees) are focused on community *service* and *service* to youth,” executive director says. Ten Dayton men will soon be honored for doing good works.

Loachapoka's L.C. Cole boasts a football life unlike any other  Opelika Auburn News

It doesn't take more than two minutes of talking to Loachapoka head football coach L.C. Cole to recognize he is the textbook definition of a people person.

A&M flips 4-star FSU DE commit Derick Hunter  247Sports

Texas A&M added to its talented 2019 class by flipping a 4-star defender and ACC commit just in time for the first day of the early signing period.

The 20 highest-rated ACC commits in class of 2019  247Sports

These top class of 2019 players have already decided to play in the ACC.

Mary M. Cannady, 103, social worker who marched with Dr. King in Selma

Ms. Cannady came from an accomplished family of professionals. She blazed a trail as the first African American social worker in several family- *service* ...

Mobile Sports Hall of Fame  Gulf Coast News Today

MOBILE, Ala. – Seven future members of the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2017 were introduced Wednesday afternoon at the RSA Battle House Tower.

Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...

Rotary Club honors high school seniors and Bryan Station teacher  Lexington Herald Leader

Carlos Verdecchia of Bryan Station High School has received the 2017 Jack T. Bryden Great Teacher Award from the Rotary Club of Lexington. Verdecchia is ...

Letter sent to parents after incident at Dunbar HS - ABC 36 News  WTVQ

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The principal of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Lexington sent a letter home to families after a reported incident in the school ...

Parkland to Columbine School Shootings List  Westword

Reporters and anchors covering yesterday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, frequently mentioned the disturbing ...

45 juniors selected for Leadership Lexington Youth Program  Lexington Herald Leader

The Leadership Lexington Youth Program has selected 45 students from Fayette County for the eight-month program that encourages high school juniors to ...

Tavion Thomas decommits from Oklahoma, will officially visit Buckeyes: Ohio State football recruiting

Thomas, a three-star running back from Dayton, will officially visit Ohio State this weekend.

The other Jesse Owens: The forgotten 1936 Berlin Olympic story of Alabama's David Albritton

The 1936 summer Olympics in Berlin were intended to be a showcase of Nazi superiority. Instead, the amazing achievements of a black American track athlete ...

Central Kentucky high school graduates  Lexington Herald Leader

A list of Central Kentucky high school graduates from Bourbon County High School, Boyle County High School, Bryan Station High School, East Jessamine High ...

Falcons WR partners with Redskins TE to open Jamba Juice franchises  Atlanta Business Chronicle

Washington tight end Vernon Davis has partnered with Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu to bring new Jamba Juice franchises to the D.C. metro ...

Separate and unequal | Cover Stories  Arkansas Times

Seventy years ago this month, on June 19, 1945, Sue Cowan Morris won her legal battle for the equalization of black and white teachers' salaries in the Little ...

Coaches pick Kentucky to win SEC volleyball title. Cats dominate all-league team.  Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky volleyball tops the SEC preseason coaches' poll and three members of the team are named to the All-SEC squad.

At Rallies, Students With a Different View of Gun Violence: As Urban Reality  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Sprinkled amid the throngs of young people protesting gun violence in Washington on Saturday were groups of students without signs ...

Thelma Glass, Organizer of Alabama Bus Protests, Dies at 96  New York Times

Ms. Glass, a professor of geography at Alabama State University, is the last surviving member of the Women's Political Council, which demonstrated against the ...

15-Year-Old Boy Wins Title as Microsoft Excel World Champion  KTLA Los Angeles

He's never had to rely on dial-up or grind through the earliest versions of Microsoft Office. He's never had to deal with "Clippy," the now-extinct paperclip with ...

FSU's 2019 Commits: How Solid Are They?  247Sports

Florida State's 2019 recruiting class currently ranks #10 in 247Sports Composite recruiting rankings with 16 commitments. As we head into the final months of ...

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

William Crest looking to make mark for WVU  Hail WV

William Crest probably never thought he would be in this role back in 2014. Even at the beginning of 2017, he probably felt he was destined to make an impact ...

A Timeline: Black History in the Miami Valley 1798 to 2001  Dayton Daily News

Black Americans have helped shape life in the Miami Valley. Below are a few key dates and people compiled mostly by former the Dayton Daily News librarian ...

Timeline of ‘Stocking Strangler’ Carlton Gary: from birth to latest legal battle  Ledger-Enquirer

This timeline of Carlton Gary's life was compiled from Columbus police, court records and Ledger-Enquirer archives.

Power Five commitment recap: June 16-22  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...

Looking back at UK’s first five recruiting classes under Stoops. Where are they now?  Lexington Herald Leader

A player-by-player look at every recruit that Mark Stoops signed to play football at Kentucky from his first class in 2013 to the 2017 class.

Arthur Shores exhibit highlights civil rights career

Birmingham civil rights attorney Arthur Shores will be the subject of a special exhibit at the Central Branch of the Birmingham Public Library, and an opening ...

Pole vaulters return to Dauphin Street  Lagniappe

J. Mark Bryant got his start writing about sports in junior high while covering summer league baseball games at $2.50 a pop for the local newspaper in ...

Mad Lad: Iconic Lynchburg DJ reflects on nearly 50-year career  Lynchburg News and Advance

While riding around on his bicycle one afternoon in April 1968, a then-16-year-old Robert Goins spotted an unfamiliar Dodge station wagon with government ...

Execution date set for ‘Stocking Strangler’ Carlton Gary  Ledger-Enquirer

Forty years after seven older women were raped and murdered in Columbus, convicted “Stocking Strangler” Carlton Michael Gary faces an execution date in the ...

Education Notes: Nov. 16  Lexington Herald Leader

Georgetown College recently presented Cathy Yaun, an English language learners teacher at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, with the Dean's Honor ...

Mobile activist Bernice Hudson has no regrets  Press-Register -

MOBILE, Ala. -- How do you get a street named for you? Even better, how do you get the street where you live, an old street, changed to your name?

With ESPN Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending) - IMDb  IMDb

IMDb's advanced search allows you to run extremely powerful queries over all people and titles in the database. Find exactly what you're looking for!

How the African-American Syphax Family Traces Its Lineage to Martha Washington

When Stephen Hammond was growing up, he scoffed when relatives told him he was related to the family of the nation's first president, George Washington.

Election 2017: Who are the 8 people running for Dayton School Board?  Dayton Daily News

Over the last, tumultuous 15 months, the district has replaced most of its top leadership, saw millions in new funding allocated for preschool, and had some great ...

Meet Walter Samples, charter member of Progressive Federal Credit Union  Press-Register -

For the better part of his 93 years, Walter Samples has been breaking down racial barriers, and his enthusiasm for improving the community is still going strong.

Education news of interest in Central Kentucky  Lexington Herald Leader

Campbellsville University's sports information department has claimed 10 media and publications awards at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics ...

What Woodrow Wilson Cost My Grandfather  New York Times

My grandfather lost his prestigious job after President Wilson segregated the government.

Audit of Everytown’s Claimed 200+ School Shootings Since Sandy Hook  Bearing Arms

Yesterday, Hayley Miller, a reporter for the Huffington Post, uncritically regurgitated an Everytown claim that there have been 200 school shootings since the ...

No Small Feat: The NBA's Shortest Player Never Gave Up  Alabama Public Radio

As part of a series called "My Big Break," All Things Considered is collecting stories of triumph, big and small. These are the moments when.

Four Sign with Lady Tiger Hoops For 2017-18

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU women's basketball coach Nikki Fargas announced today the signing of Jailin Cherry, Raven Farley, Dekeriya Patterson and Khayla ...

2018 Music Educator Award quarterfinalists announced - CBS This Morning  CBS News

A total of 197 music teachers from across the U.S. are quarterfinalists for the award presented by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Museum.

Stocking Strangler Carlton Gary's attorneys files another appeal  Ledger-Enquirer

The U.S. Supreme Court is now considering two legal efforts by condemned Columbus “Stocking Strangler” Carlton Gary and his attorneys to stop his scheduled ...

Club Blu persons of interest make first appearance  NBC2 News

Three men who were arrested close to the Club Blu scene after running from authorities were in court Tuesday.

141 Students from Across the Country Named 2015 US Presidential Scholars | The scoop  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The 51st class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics or the arts.

Friends remember Fort Myers shooting victim  NBC2 News

Monday, people were remembering a victim of another deadly Fort Myers shooting. The young man died after being shot at the Westwood Apartments off Metro ...

DC celebrates its centenarians  Washington Post

D.C. and a nonprofit group that serves the elderly honor city residents who are at least 100 years old.

Dayton businessman, humanitarian dies at 86  Dayton Daily News

Lorenzo Harris Sr. died Saturday of natural cause at the Dayton VA Medical Center Hospice and Palliative Care. He was 83.

Dual-threat juco quarterback commits to WVU, expects to enroll in January - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — For the third time in 16 months, West Virginia received a commitment from a dual-threat quarterback as Skyler Howard of Riverside ...

Impact Freshmen For Maryland Football In 2013  Terrapin Station

This is the most obvious selection on the list. Deon Long absolutely obliterated the competition while playing for Iowa Western Community College. Long caught ...

A popular question: Why doesn’t Calipari recruit some shooters? Here’s the answer.  Lexington Herald Leader

With Kentucky's basketball team shooting so poorly from three-point range this season, Wildcats fans have been asking why Calipari doesn't fix it.

Archive: Questions surround slaying of attorney

Three days after Ryan Poston was found fatally shot inside his Meadow Lane home, more questions than answers surround the death of the promising young ...

UNC Football Recruiting: Tajze Battle: UNC’s First 2014 Commitment  Keeping It Heel

Coach Larry Fedora has been busy working on the 2013 class, but today received some big news in an early fashion. Coach Fedora got his first commitment for.

Uncommon Knowledge: Thomas Sowell's Basic Economics  Wall Street Journal

Hoover Fellow and author Thomas Sowell on his fifth edition of "Basic Economics: A common sense guide to the economy." Sowell explains his research and ...

The ‘Stocking Strangler’ killer terrorized Columbus. Now he has an execution date — again  The Telegraph

The execution date for “Stocking Stranger” Carlton Gary, a convicted serial killer from Columbus, Georgia, has been scheduled for March 15, 2018.

Football: Southern Miss picks up 2014 commitment from JuCo running back Vernard Roberts  Mississippi Press

vernard-roberts-west-virginia.jpg. Vernard Roberts (9) rushed for 140 yards and three touchdowns as a true freshman at West Virginia in 2011 before ...

Fired at Texas Southern, Fort Worth ISD coach again sidesteps trouble  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Johnnie Cole was hired at Eastern Hills High School despite run-ins with the NCAA as a college football coach, then kept his job amid new allegations of ...

Glenn Beck rally on anniversary of Martin Luther King speech, featuring Palin, draws ire of Sharpton  New York Daily News

Right-wing media stars Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin, supported by a Tea Party cast of thousands, will try to lay claim to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy in ...

Whatever It Takes: Houston Baptist University Turns to Football to Build a Name  Houston Press

On August 30, the opening Saturday of the 2013 college football season, for the first game in their program's history, the Houston Baptist University Huskies drew ...

2014-15 Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: Meet EJ Floreal  Wildcat Blue Nation

EJ Floreal came to Kentucky last as a walk on freshman from Palo Alto, California. He was originally born in Atlanta, Georgia, but he considers Palo Alto, ...

Hal Jackson, Pioneer in Radio and Racial Progress, Dies at 96  New York Times

Hal Jackson, a veteran broadcaster who broke down racial barriers, becoming one of the first black disc jockeys to reach a large white audience and an ...

Meet the BD+C 40 Under 40 class of 2015 | Building Design  Building Design + Construction

Discover why these 40 young professionals truly represent the emerging superstars of the AEC industry.

The Battle of Fort Reno  Washington City Paper

The long and little-known story of how neighbors and developers used a plan for a park to push a thriving African-American community out of Fort Reno.

Kentuckians dedicated to remembering those who sacrificed everything in wars  Lexington Herald Leader

On Thursday night, TV commentator Nancy Grace featured the late Army PFC Dustin Gross of Montgomery County in her show's regular tribute to a fallen ...

Remembering Dr. King's impact on Chicago on the anniversary of his assassination  Chicago Reader

The Reader and Blvck Vrchives founder/curator Renata Cherlise collaborated on this reflection on Martin Luther King Jr.'s impact on Chicago.

Judge allows controversial hypnosis sketch into ‘Stocking Strangler’ evidence  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Judge Frank Jordan Jr. gave convicted “Stocking Strangler” Carlton Gary's defense team a boost Thursday when he allowed into evidence a police sketch from a ...

Jennifer Hudson pays tribute to murdered nephew Julian King as he's honoured with posthumous graduation  Daily Mail

Jennifer and Julia were invited to speak to students and parents during the 8th grade graduation ceremony, as the teenagers prepared to enroll at High School ...

‘The American soldier was magnificent’  Springfield News Sun

For World War II veterans, June 6, 1944, has remained in their memories for a lifetime. For Americans, it was among the bloodiest days of the war.

From the archives: 10 questions with TWC's Jim Cantore  The News-Press

The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore is back in Florida to cover Hurricane Hermine. Here are 10 questions we asked him post-Charley.

Rev. Al Sharpton To Hold “Justice For Trayvon” Rally On Saturday  CBS Atlanta

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton says there will be vigils and rallies in 100 cities this weekend to press for federal civil rights charges against ...

Central Ohio's Smart 50 share renewed commitment toward future success  Smart Business Network

The Smart 50 Awards, now in its second year, brings together like-minded leaders who share the common drive toward sustainability and growth for our region.

Pastor William Schooler is shot and killed by his brother during church service  Daily Mail

The suspect was sitting in a pew at St. Peters Missionary Baptist in Dayton, Ohio, when he suddenly started following Pastor William Schooler, 70, and shot him ...

Shayna Hubers on trial for killing Ohio lawyer Ryan Poston  Daily Mail

Testimony got under way in murder trial of 24-year-old Shayna Hubers accused of killing Ohio lawyer Ryan Poston in 2012; Jurors were shown videotaped ...

Merge - In the News  Gapers Block

3410 entries. December 31, 2015. Easy Mistake to Make, Jeb. Presidential candidate Jeb Bush commented on the decision not to indict the police officers who ...

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