Monthly Archives: March 2024

New York’s Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival Brought Out Spring’s Best Style

New York City welcomed a hint of spring, with a bit of warm sun that turned this year’s Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival into a rousing success. Fifth Avenue was filled with magnificent hat wearers, sauntering up and down 5th Avenue with charm and excitement that rivaled children who might be scouring parks for Easter egg hunts. A recurring cast …

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NC State topples Duke, continues March run to advance to first Final Four since 1983

DALLAS — The ACC will have a representative at the Final Four. It may not be one many expected to start the season. DJ Burns Jr. scored 29 points, including 21 in the second half, to carry 11th-seeded NC State to a 76-64 win over fourth-seeded Duke in Sunday’s South Regional final, punching the program’s first ticket to the Final …

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Purdue powers past Tennessee to advance to first Final Four since 1980; Zach Edey scores 40 points

DETROIT – This one should have been in Arizona, but that’s how it goes sometimes — a team the quality of a No. 1 seed falters a bit late and falls to a No. 2, and that team finds its path to a Final Four much more difficult as a result. The Tennessee Volunteers can rue that along with many …

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New York’s Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival Brought Out Spring’s Best Style

New York City welcomed a hint of spring, with a bit of warm sun that turned this year’s Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival into a rousing success. Fifth Avenue was filled with magnificent hat wearers, sauntering up and down 5th Avenue with charm and excitement that rivaled children who might be scouring parks for Easter egg hunts. A recurring cast …

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NC State upsets Texas to advance to second Final Four in program history

After the NC State Wolfpack upset Stanford in the Sweet 16, coach Wes Moore arrived at the postgame news conference drenched with slick-back hair and said, “Just call me Elvis.” At the end of his off-day media availability Saturday, Moore reiterated, “Hopefully Elvis will make another appearance tomorrow.” The good news for NC State? Elvis has not left the building. …

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Duke vs. NC State score and live updates: Jared McCain, Blue Devils lead Wolfpack at halftime in Elite 8 matchup, March Madness bracket

DALLAS — As NC State players started to make their way to the American Airlines Center court about 40 or so minutes before tip-off against Duke, they were greeted with resounding cheers from the Wolfpack faithful. DJ Burns Jr. acknowledged the support with a few nods of affirmation and a sly smile as he and his teammates strolled past a …

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What Is Happening With the Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh?

They could not worship freely. The authorities denied their very existence and razed evidence of their historical communities. Then came a campaign of ethnic cleansing that forced them to flee to a foreign country where they crowded into bamboo-and-tarp shelters. There they have waited years for a better life. Instead, a new threat is stalking the roughly one million Rohingya …

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NC State vs. Texas score and live updates: Aziaha James, Wolfpack lead Elite 8 matchup, latest on 3-point line issue, March Madness bracket

The statement from the NCAA on the 3-point line discrepancy in Portland: “The NCAA was notified today that the 3-point lines on the court at Moda Center in Portland are not the same distance. The two head coaches were made aware of the discrepancy and elected to play a complete game on the court as is, rather than correcting the …

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South Carolina advances to Final Four with win vs. Oregon State, continues unbeaten season

ALBANY, N.Y. — Guard Raven Johnson stood at halfcourt dribbling out the game clock, seemingly the only Gamecock who hadn’t yet begun to celebrate South Carolina’s 70-58 win over Oregon State. Bree Hall and Tessa Johnson embraced and hopped in unison. The coaches hugged and huddled on the bench. Finally, the buzzer rang and South Carolina could finally relax as …

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Daniel C. Lynch, Founder of Major Computer Exhibition, Dies at 82

Daniel C. Lynch, a computer network engineer whose exhibitions on networking equipment helped accelerate the commercialization of the internet in the 1980s and ’90s, died on Saturday at his home in St. Helena, Calif. He was 82. His death was confirmed by his daughter Julie Lynch-Sasson, who said he had been suffering from kidney failure. In the mid-1980s, when the …

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