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Georgetown Women's Basketball Coach Resigns

The women's basketball coach at Georgetown University has resigned after allegations he verbally abused players.

Keith Brown is stepping down just a week after being placed on administrative leave by school officials. Several players had accused Brown of using inappropriate language and acting unprofessionally. ABC7 reportedly obtained audio recordings of the incidents.

A Georgetown University spokesperson says in a statement that "actions inconsistent with our values have no place in our community."

An assistant coach, who had also been placed on leave, was re-instated following the investigation.

The season is scheduled to start next month.

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Remembering Robert Swanson, Advertising's 'King Of Jingles'

Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.
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More Than Just Saying 'Cheese,' Hundreds Sit Test To Become Official Experts

The American Cheese Society will begin proctoring its next Certified Cheese Professional Exam in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday, during the group's annual conference.
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Democratic National Convention Day Two: Uniting The Party

An update on day two of the Democratic convention: Bill Clinton takes the stage and ongoing efforts by party leaders to build unity.

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How To Help Teens And Children Fight 'Tech Addiction'

Many parents and therapists say obsessive internet use is a very real problem for some teens and children. But the term “internet addiction” is controversial and not officially recognized as a disorder. How to help kids who compulsively use computers and mobile technology.

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