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School Board Meets as Search For Superintendent Replacement Continues

By Elizabeth Gentle - bio | email HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Several parents are upset that the Huntsville city school system is 20 million dollars in the hole, and can't agree on when or how to hire a new superintendent. "It's like a chess game. They've got to find somebody to fit the spot like they want them [...]

By |January 27th, 2011|game|Comments Off on School Board Meets as Search For Superintendent Replacement Continues

For Tiger Woods, others, golf is all head games

SAN DIEGO — Hall of Famer Ben Hogan, who dug his game out of the dirt with relentless practice to win nine major championships and 64 PGA Tour titles, paid homage to the demanding mental aspect of golf when he said the narrowest fairway was between the ears. By Jack Gruber, USA TODAY Tiger Woods [...]

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Chess tournament entries sought

<!--Saxotech Paragraph Count: 3-->Entries are still being taken for the second annual Broome County Chess Tournament, organizer John Cordisco said.The tournament will take place Saturday and Sunday at Cordisco Corner Store, 308 Chenango St., Binghamton.The tournament has two categories, the open section and the reserved section, Cordisco said. The entry fee is $40 with the [...]

By |January 26th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Chess tournament entries sought

Chinese GM stops So's run

MANILA, Philippines - Chinese GM Li Chao stopped Wesley So's win run at four with a big victory in ninth round with the Filipino GM dropping to a three-way tie in the Corus Group B Chess Championship at the de Morianne Community Center in Wijk Aan Zee, The Netherlands Tuesday. So struggled to keep Li [...]

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Inventors of Unix win prestigious Japan Prize

The inventors of Unix, one of whom also created the first master-level chess-playing machine, have been awarded the prestigious Japan Prize for their work in building the Unix operating system in 1969. Ken Thompson, who is now a distinguished engineer at Google, and Dennis Ritchie, who is retired, were researchers at Bell Labs four decades [...]

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