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January 25, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
Guilford College has asked five students believed to have been involved in a racially tinged fight last weekend -- including the accusers -- to move off campus during the investigation. The three football players and the two Palestinian students they are suspected of assaulting will be allowed to attend class at the Greensboro school, Guilford President Kent Chabotar said.
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August 17, 2013 | By Diane Pucin
They weren't looking for fame. When Brian Collins, a Ball State freshman doing a little college telecast, lost his place, lost his head, lost his thought process and said, "Boom goes the dynamite" during an Indiana Pacers clip in 2005, he had no idea it would become a YouTube sensation, get more than a million hits and cost him dates. When Mallory Holtman and teammate Liz Wallace of Central Washington carried Western Oregon's Sara Tucholsky around the bases after she tore an anterior cruciate ligament rounding first base during a home run trot, Holtman never expected to be on a billboard for an insurance company's "Responsibility Project.
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SPORTS
August 17, 2013 | By Diane Pucin
They weren't looking for fame. When Brian Collins, a Ball State freshman doing a little college telecast, lost his place, lost his head, lost his thought process and said, "Boom goes the dynamite" during an Indiana Pacers clip in 2005, he had no idea it would become a YouTube sensation, get more than a million hits and cost him dates. When Mallory Holtman and teammate Liz Wallace of Central Washington carried Western Oregon's Sara Tucholsky around the bases after she tore an anterior cruciate ligament rounding first base during a home run trot, Holtman never expected to be on a billboard for an insurance company's "Responsibility Project.
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January 25, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
Guilford College has asked five students believed to have been involved in a racially tinged fight last weekend -- including the accusers -- to move off campus during the investigation. The three football players and the two Palestinian students they are suspected of assaulting will be allowed to attend class at the Greensboro school, Guilford President Kent Chabotar said.
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April 24, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
A college student accused of hiding box cutters aboard airliners to expose security weaknesses pleaded guilty in Baltimore, and as part of a plea bargain made a video that could be used to train federal airport screeners. Nathaniel Heatwole could get as much as six months in jail and $5,000 fine at sentencing June 24. The 20-year-old student at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.
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October 19, 2003 | From Associated Press
A college student who the FBI believes hid box cutters and other banned items aboard two Southwest Airlines planes had warned government officials he would try to bring forbidden articles onto commercial flights to expose holes in security. A federal law enforcement official confirmed Saturday that investigators are interviewing Nathaniel T. Heatwole of Greensboro, N.C.
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June 7, 1987 | From a Times Staff Writer
Brandishing signs that said "Ban the Klan" and singing "We Shall Overcome," about 600 counterdemonstrators turned out for a march Saturday through downtown Greensboro to protest a Ku Klux Klan march planned for today. The klan march, which is expected to draw about 200 people, would be the first public appearance of the KKK here since a bloody clash in 1979 left five anti-klan activists dead.
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January 24, 2007 | David Zucchino, Times Staff Writer
Three football players at Guilford College, a small Quaker school with a legacy of nonviolence and religious tolerance, have been charged with assaulting three Palestinian students who said they also were subjected to ethnic slurs. Police in Greensboro said the students told them a group of men outside a Guilford dormitory beat them with feet, fists and brass knuckles.
SPORTS
April 23, 1985
On their day off Monday, the New York Yankees were invited to an optional workout. Seven players showed up. Guess who wasn't happy? "I wasn't pleased with it at all," owner George Steinbrenner said. "I thought the players would show more support, respect, consideration for Yogi." Said Berra: "I told them to be here if they wanted to. They haven't had a day off for a while. They needed it." Said Steinbrenner: "I would have made the workout mandatory. But, at this point, Yogi is running the team.
SPORTS
July 21, 1996 | SHAV GLICK
A recent Morning Briefing item noted that Babe Ruth, then with the Boston Red Sox, led the major leagues in home runs in 1918 with 11, a mark he shared with Tilly Walker of the Philadelphia Athletics. Reader Larry Berg of San Gabriel thinks the item shortchanged the Babe. Berg notes that in that same season Ruth also started 19 games as a pitcher, completing 18, with a 13-7 record and a 2.22 earned-run average. He also batted .
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September 6, 2006 | From the Associated Press
In four decades of election polling, Warren Mitofsky pioneered the science of quickly showing voters in the United States and abroad who won their elections and why. Mitofsky, who also helped develop a widely used telephone sampling method and set survey-research industry standards, died Friday in New York City of an aortic aneurysm. He was 71. Mitofsky developed the election projection and analysis system used by CBS News and later by a consortium of news organizations.
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November 22, 2005 | Jenny Jarvie, Times Staff Writer
Tottering on stilettos, Amira Shalash, a freshman at the University of Kentucky, tossed back her long, tousled hair and tugged at the neckline of her sweater, which had slipped off her shoulder. Giggling, her friends -- who wear hijabs, traditional Muslim head scarves -- teased her that she was not dressed modestly enough. The nine young women were gathered to learn about the nation's first Islamic sorority.
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