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    SHAW: The 'P.C.' dumbing down of U.S. schools

    U.S. colleges and universities are drowning in a sea of "political correctness," and many of higher education's "best and brightest" don't recognize the danger.

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Notre Dame football will maintain its independent status and its TV agreement with NBC. All other Notre Dame sports will depart the Big East Conference for the ACC at a date to be determined.

    ACC brings Notre Dame into fold

    In his first year as athletic director at Notre Dame four years ago, Jack Swarbrick visited Chapel Hill, N.C., for the first time. Walking through the University of North Carolina campus before a Tar Heels football game against the Fighting Irish, Swarbrick vividly remembers the satisfaction he felt in being warmly welcomed.

  • UNC Wilmington holds classes, gunman at large

    Classes were held Tuesday morning at the University of North Carolina Wilmington as the search continued for a gunman who ran toward the campus after a holdup overnight.

Registered nurse Kudi Asafa checks a patient Monday at the Washington Hospital Center in Northwest. Ms. Asafa, a clinical specialist living in the District, works in the Cardiac Services Unit. The economic downturn of the past few years has only temporarily eased the nation's shortage of nurses.

    With nurse shortage looming, America needs shot in the arm

    At a time when many Americans are in desperate need of a job, the field of nursing will soon be in desperate need of Americans.

  • Wichard suspended for 9 months by NFL union

    Longtime agent Gary Wichard was suspended by the NFL Players Association on Friday for nine months for his role in a recruiting scandal involving the University of North Carolina.

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