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10:56am

Thu March 24, 2011
Social Entrepreneurs: Taking On World Problems

Two Anthonys; Two Tales Of Youth Intervention

It started with the kind of call every reporter has nightmares about.

"We made a serious error and are profoundly sorry," said Judy Stavisky, executive director of Friends of the Children.

In February, I profiled a boy named Anthony who had participated in Friends of the Children, a mentoring program for at-risk kids in Portland, Ore. His was a story of success, but there was one problem: he wasn't the right Anthony.

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10:40am

Thu March 24, 2011
Sports

Hoops Boom: NCAA Ratings Soar Even As Talent Bolts

The NCAA men's basketball tournament tips off its Sweet 16 round Thursday, and the leading MVP candidate so far appears to be March Madness itself.

The hugely popular hoops fest is proving this year that it had room to get even bigger. Four additional teams. Every game broadcast on television, in full and for free. Advertising and ratings, on TV and online, soaring. And celebrity TV announcers from pro basketball providing some of the play-by-play.

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10:40am

Thu March 24, 2011
The Two-Way

Huge Fuel Fire At Miami Airport Forces Dozens Of Flights To Be Canceled

"A massive fuel tank fire at Miami International Airport overnight has caused American Airlines to cancel 22 outbound and 14 inbound flights Thursday," the Miami Herald says. "In addition to American — which makes up about 70 percent of MIA's traffic — other airlines are reporting flight delays."

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9:56am

Thu March 24, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Pricey Asthma Drug Shows Potential In Easing Children's Milk Allergies

Contrary to what you might think, the most common food allergen for young children isn't peanuts — it's the protein in cow's milk.

Reactions vary, but can be severe: hives, vomiting, and sometimes life-threatening anaphylactic shock. Milk, and its derivatives, lurk in some unexpected places, too, including canned tuna fish and even McDonald's fries.

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9:45am

Thu March 24, 2011
The Two-Way

Wrong Door, Mr. President!

We've all done something like it — pushed on a door that clearly says "pull;" tried to open an emergency exit; or maybe walked into a screen door.

But when you're the president and almost every public move you make is caught on camera, it gets noticed and commented upon when you try to open a door to the Oval Office and it's locked.

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