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  • Ketchikan students learn sea skills

    The Ketchikan School District's 45-foot training boat Jack Cotant is getting a workout during the spring, but a recent trip to Petersburg was a new adventure.


  • ** FILE ** Athlete Oscar Pistorius weeps in court in Pretoria, South Africa, on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at his bail hearing in the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. (AP Photo/Antione de Ras, Independent Newspapers Ltd. South Africa)

    Oscar Pistorius and the 'roid rage' defense: It's no Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free card

    Did “roid rage” — a state of heightened anger and aggression linked in popular culture to anabolic steroid use — play a part in Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius allegedly killing his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day? If so, could it help in his legal defense?


  • Professional wrestler Chris Benoit (seen here), his wife and 7-year-old son were found slain June 25, 2007, at their home in Fayetteville, Ga. "Roid rage" was cited as a possible factor in that incident and in the killings last year of 16 Afghan civilians in which U.S. Army Sgt. Robert Bales stands accused. (World Wrestling Entertainment via Associated Press)

    ‘Roid rage’ on trial

    Did "roid rage" -- a state of heightened anger and aggression linked in popular culture to anabolic steroid use -- play a part in the Valentine's Day killing of the girlfriend of Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius?


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