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Fluffy pals add comfort to hectic student lives

Matt Christopher, right, shown with his brother, Mitch, owns two cats named Zelda and Navi. He says it’s difficult to find time to take care of the cats while being a student.
October 7, 2014

When looking at the typical college student’s shopping list, one will probably find school supplies and dorm or apartment furniture. Pet food and toys are usually not on the list. Three student pet owners...

White Sox legend prepares for final games

First baseman Paul Konerko is retiring after 16 seasons, almost all played with the White Sox.
September 17, 2014

He didn’t receive a surfboard or a customized guitar on his farewell tour. There was no national media frenzy when he announced this would be his last season in the major leagues. ESPN hasn’t created...

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