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Jim Vertuno

Jim Vertuno

    Armstrong prepares for Oprah interview
    Armstrong prepares for Oprah interview
    Lance Armstrong has been mentally preparing himself for a no-holds-barred interview with talk show queen Oprah WInfrey about his history of doping.
    Texan university holds JM Coetzee's past to Ransom
    Texan university holds JM Coetzee's past to Ransom
    The professional archive of JM Coetzee will be housed at the University of Texas's Ransom Centre, offering a rare glimpse into the master storyteller.
    Under investigation, Armstrong stays in public eye
    Under investigation, Armstrong stays in public eye
    While prosecutors examine his past as part of an investigation into doping, Lance Armstrong is sticking to a relentless public schedule.
    Rural Texas highways get speed-limit boost
    Rural Texas highways get speed-limit boost
    Yeehaw! Texans who brag they do things bigger and better now can go faster too. State transportation officials on Thursday boosted speed limits on two stretches of rural highway from 75mph (121kph) to 80mph (129kph) -- the United States's highest posted speed limit.