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Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt said there were 'no flags' raised when hiring allegedly abusive coaches

Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt explains why it took more than a month to fire women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings after hearing committee's report.

Ready to travel? Alaska Airlines just launched a two-day BOGO ticket deal

The Seattle-based airline, big on the West Coast, is trying to spur fall bookings during the pandemic.

Opinion: Texas Tech athletic director needs to go after failing women's basketball players

Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt knew for many months there was trouble with the women's basketball program but was slow to fire coaches.

Michelle Obama has a 'Black girl magic' playlist for you

Michelle Obama would like to be your DJ with a 41-track playlist featuring Beyonce, Jhene Aiko, Jill Scott and more Black female artists.

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East River Tidal Energy Project Nears Final Phase

Verdant Power’s East River tidal energy (RITE) project nears its finish. Three new turbines are ready, assembled on a TriFrame, and they start work this fall. By David Stone Fifteen years ago, […]

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Roosevelt Island After Isaias: Pictures

Roosevelt Island after Isaias, as pictures show, was carpeted with downed trees and branches, but the worst centered on the north end. Photos & Story by David Stone The tropical storm had […]

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Isaias Exposes RIOC Dysfunction

Tropical Storm Isaias exposes RIOC dysfunction as the state agency fumbled and bumbled its leadership role. So bad, it was almost funny. Except for the risks. By David Stone Rocked by the […]

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Promenade Bike Ban for Roosevelt Island

A Promenade bike ban for Roosevelt Island makes sense. Suggested by a reader, a ban would make the area safer and open it up for wider usage. Opinion by David Stone What […]

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