Jerry Winston Hunter Sr. of Harrisburg died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. He was 77.
Gainesville is a diverse city, both racially and culturally. It's a mix of Bible Belt, alternative rock, visual artists and fraternity row. Weaving its way through each of those circles — whether they like it or not — is Florida Gator football.
University of Kentucky's Big Blue Nation keeps Rupp Arena filled. The average attendance of men's basketball games is the highest in Division I.
Final preparations are under way for both the Democratic and Republican conventions, and some key figures won't be attending because of varied, often political reasons.
The Thursday ruling said that a Missouri statute allowing students to transfer out of floundering districts violates the amendment.
Many of the social media leader's early backers took advantage of the first opportunity to sell their shares.
The Rural Mainstreet Index slipped to 47.1 this month, its lowest level since April 2009 and the second straight month of negative growth.
Some areas of the country are experiencing relief from the drought, though it likely won't help this year's decimated corn and soybean crops.
Illinois, New York and Colorado lawmakers are pushing for stronger gun laws in light of the massacre.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill and Republican opponent Todd Akin spoke to voters Thursday at the Missouri State Fair to discuss rural and farm issues. Voters in rural areas generally vote for the GOP candidate, but McCaskill thinks that her strong agricultural record will help her gain some votes.
Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Young hit home runs on consecutive pitches from Jason Motte with one out in the ninth inning, leading the Diamondbacks over St. Louis 2-1 Thursday night.
Kansas City's Luke Hochevar (7-11) gave up three runs and four hits, including home runs to Coco Crisp and Yoenis Cespedes, in seven-plus innings in a 3-0 loss to the A's on Thursday night.
Quarterback Sam Bradford said the No. 1 goal for the preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs was simple: score some points.
Cathy Cartier was named the Missouri Teacher of the Year. She will represent the state in the national competition.
Several people contributed to a fund for the rally to make sure it can be held.
Residents of "The Loveliest Village on the Plains" are as supportive of the university as the students.
Photographer John Hall caught some strange sights on camera early this morning. First, he photographed a moon that looked like a flying trashcan. Then, with a little more coffee, he photographed the man in the moon.
Athens residents describe it as a cultural oasis – a high concentration of artists, bands and diverse bars in the middle of rural Georgia. Sometimes its vibrant music scene and the SEC football culture live in harmony, sometimes not.
At Vanderbilt, it's hard for students to leave the "Vander Bubble" because everything they need is within walking distance.