Ana becomes tropical storm as it nears the Carolinas

...Beach Department of Public Safety announced Saturday that no swimming in the ocean was allowed because of the weather. In New Hanover County, N.C., officials cautioned people who were thinking about coming to the beach over the weekend.To the southwest...

Venus-Graf semi set for Hanover

HANOVER, Germany -- Venus Williams put her power game on full display Friday...6-1 to set up a semifinal showdown with Steffi Graf at the $500,000 Hanover WTA tournament. "I played very aggressively and went to the net," said...

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Capriati loses as Graf steals show in Hanover

HANOVER, Germany -- Eighth-seeded Barbara Schett easily trounced Jennifer Capriati at the $500,000 Hanover WTA tournament Monday, where Steffi Graf stole the show. Graf trained in front of 250 spectators, returning to a tournament where...

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On The Move

...Center administratorEmployer: GRHealthWork expe r ience: He was previously the administrator of oncology services at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C., and director of oncology at Tanner Health System in Carrollton, Ga.Education...

2015 Masters Tournament Committee Assignments

...Michael F. Bonallack, Fife, Scotland; James C. Da vis, Hanover, Md.; Walter W. Driver Jr., Atlanta; Eugene M. Howerdd...Canada; Sheila Johnson, The Plains, Va.; Bryan Jones, East Hanover, N.J.; Robert Kain, La Quinta, Calif.; Martha Lang...

Expo 2000 has something for everyone

HANOVER, Germany - From the steps of the brand-new...Germany. The elaborate site, built around Hanover's existing trade fair halls, also includes...pop concerts planned is a performance by Hanover's hometown heroes, the Scorpions. A...

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Oregon State women hold Southern Cal to fewest points ever

...which let a late 11-point lead slip away to lose in overtime in the last meeting. NO. 19 PRINCETON 83, DARTMOUTH 65In Hanover, N.H., Alex Wheatley scored 17 points and Annie Tarakchian and Blake Dietrick each had 15 to lead Princeton (19-0...

Graf reaches semifinals, Schnyder loses

HANOVER, Germany -- Steffi Graf and Venus Williams advanced in the Hanover WTA tournament Thursday, while defending champion Patty Schnyder of Switzerland was beaten. The third-seeded Graf, relying on her powerful forehand, beat No. 8 seeded...

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Novotna stops Venus Williams from winning first title

HANOVER, Germany -- Top-seeded Jana Novotna spoiled Venus Williams' fifth try...winning her first title Sunday, beating her 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Hanover WTA tournament. Novotna, the world's third-ranked player, rifled...

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Venus Williams beats Graf, Novotna wins other semifinal

HANOVER, Germany -- Venus Williams powered past Steffi Graf in three hard-fought sets Saturday, ending it with a service ace, to reach the Hanover WTA final. Williams decided an exciting match that had 4,000 spectators...

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