So long, Harry

...long-term solution is moving the high-level waste 1,000 feet beneath a barren desert inside Nevada's nuclear proving grounds.The federal government promised a central storage facility at Yucca Mountain three decades ago. So far, it's spent...

General Motors looks to new vehicles, China to boost profit as it shifts away from recalls

...personally, I'm a little more impatient, and I think that's a good thing," she told reporters at the company's proving ground in Milford, Michigan, north of Detroit.Standard & Poors analyst Efriam Levy said the plan shows GM is headed in...

New sponsor takes over amateur golf series

...anything. It doesn't work in business. It doesn't work in any relationship."In its heyday, the series was a proving ground for such local players as Vaughn Taylor, who was the player of the year in 1995 and 1996 and has gone on to win twice...

Aquinas' Skylar Robinson continues his drive toward racing stardom

...East Coast, including Watkins Glen in New York, Road Atlanta and Virginia International Raceway."It's a good proving ground," Robinson said. "A lot of pro series go to those tracks, so if you can get experience at a lower level, when...

YDC class shows off shed built for Habitat

...feelings," he said Tuesday about his satisfaction and sense of accomplishment.The shop class at YDC has long been a proving ground for young carpenters, with instructor Larry Harris guiding them around band saws and drills.The resulting plaques...

Aiken's Kisner enjoyed ride to spot on PGA Tour

...effort proved fruitful, as he won twice on the Tarheel Tour, once on the Hooters Tour and once again last year on the proving grounds of the Nationwide Tour.He has been self-sufficient every season, earning six figures each of the past two years...

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2013 Shelby GT500 is ultimate Mustang

...developed, Carroll Shelby collaborated with Ford and drove the car himself for up to eight hours at a time at Ford's proving grounds. It wasn't a memorial car to Shelby, who had health problems. But it was a car with his name on it, and the...

'Jackass' star Ryan Dunn dies in fiery crash

...appeared on the MTV show that ran from 2000 to 2002 and its three big-screen adaptations. Most recently, he hosted "Proving Ground" on the G4 cable network.A phone message left for Dunn's manager wasn't immediately returned.Police say the...

PGA Tour is doing away with Q school

...for maintaining sustained careers on the PGA Tour. And there is no argument that the Nationwide Tour is a fantastic proving ground.But the numbers aren't really as imbalanced as the PGA Tour is misleading people to believe as they sell this new...

A true test of stamina

...Champions." The notion conveyed by this sobriquet is that the Belmont's grueling mile and a half serves as the proving ground of stamina and class by which the best of a generation of thoroughbreds is separated from pretenders. In theory...

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