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Virginia House Approves 'Tebow Bill'

The "Tebow Bill," which would allow home-schooled students to play sports at their local public schools, passed the Virginia House of Delegates yesterday;  it now moves on to the state senate.


Are Shooting Ranges The New Bowling Alleys?

Target practice is only part of the allure as gun ranges have added restaurants, lounges and ladies' nights to create a social atmosphere to go along with the firearm training.
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Ravens Fever Builds In Baltimore

Ardent Baltimore Ravens fans are gearing up for Sunday's big game, and are preparing to let go of their most beloved player.


Portugal's Monster: The Mechanics Of A Massive Wave

How does a tiny spot on the Portuguese coast generate some of the world's most gnarly waves? Surf experts say there are a few factors that combined Monday to create what might have been the biggest wave ever ridden.

Soccer: A Surprising Player In Egypt's Unrest

Violent protests are breaking out in Egypt, just two years after a massive uprising led to the fall of the former dictator. One of the unexpected driving forces is soccer. Host Michel Martin talks to Dave Zirin, sports editor at The Nation about how the sport affects Egypt's political landscape.

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Colin Kaepernick?

The quarterback is a gifted athlete who can run and pocket pass, skills that helped him lead the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl. But what will it take for the Baltimore Ravens to stop — or at least slow down — Kaepernick on Sunday?
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Gold Medal Gymnast Gabby Douglas Donating Items To Smithsonian

Olympic gymnast and Virginia Beach, Va., native Gabrielle Douglas is donating many personal effects to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.