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Everybody Hurts: Tragic Stories Of Super Rich

Possessing great wealth is no shield against heartache. Here are sad stories of suicide, scandal, murder and ruin.

In 2011, Forbes dubbed Aubrey McClendon, who was then CEO of natural gas powerhouse Chesapeake Energy, “America’s Most Reckless Billionaire” and put him on the cover. 70 more words

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Death of a Shalesman

Twin Cities ephemera: The sorrel has been poking out of the ground for several weeks now, through several sharp chills amid a couple of record-warmth days. 1,027 more words

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Billy Kennedy’s calm presence sends message of hope for others with Parkinson’s

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Five years ago Billy Kennedy was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and faced an uncertain future at the age of 47. On Wednesday, showing no signs of its effects, Texas A&M’s head basketball coach fielded questions about his team’s Sweet 16 matchup against Oklahoma. 478 more words

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Chesapeake Energy and Sierra Club and Aubrey McClendon

Three weeks ago, Aubrey McClendon, co-founder of Chesapeake Energy Corp (a major player in shale gas) was accused of rigging bids for oil- and gas-drilling rights. 232 more words

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Best first weekend ever? 15 wildest moments of March Madness

Before we try to put this weekend into context, let’s just list out all the insane things that happened, in somewhat chronical order:

► Yale, in its first NCAA tournament since 1962, … 448 more words

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Oklahoma well poised to earn Kruger elusive national title

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s Lon Kruger has done about everything in his stellar college coaching career except win a national title.

He has guided five different programs to the NCAA Tournament, among them a Kansas State team that made it to the 1988 Elite Eight, Florida to the Final Four in 1994, UNLV to the Sweet 16 in 2007 and Oklahoma to the Sweet 16 last year. 611 more words

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