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Ryan Leaf Uses His Story to Help Other Former NFL Players

Ryan Leaf spent most of his time in prison alone and angry until a military veteran persuaded the former No. 2 overall NFL draft pick to stop self-loathing long enough to help fellow inmates learn to read. Now the once-star college quarterback who is widely...
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Clovis Quickly Identifies Its New Chief of Police

Curt Fleming will assume command of the Clovis Police Department on Aug. 3, succeeding Matt Basgall who announced his retirement date in late May. “Captain Fleming is a natural leader and an innovative profe...
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More Research Labs Are Retiring Monkeys When Studies Finish

WESTFIELD, Wis. — Izzle, Timon, Batman, River and Mars spent years confined inside a lab, their lives devoted to being tested for the benefit of human health. "Just to see them look around in amazement. You know it was all very calm and peaceful." — Amy Ker...
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Ichiro Walks Off Into History in ‘Sayonara’ at Tokyo Dome

TOKYO — Ichiro Suzuki has said "sayonara." The 45-year-old Seattle Mariners star announced his retirement Thursday night, shortly after waving goodbye at the Tokyo Dome during a 5-4 win over Oakland in 12 innings. The outfielder said in a statement after...