Michael Aquino of Rice is the winner of this year’s College Home Run Derby. The Owls’ slugger belted six homers in the final round to top the five hit by Georgia Tech’s Matt Gonzalez at TD Ameritrade Park. Aquino hit six in the first round, then added eight more in the second to reach the final. Gonzalez hit 11 homers over the first two rounds.
Lawmakers scolded the head of the Secret Service over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House.
The Wind and Solar Conference in La Vista offers a large pool of resources for anyone interested in clean energy development.
The Rural Rewards Program offers CNA certification to students in hopes to boost health care work force.
Last year's blizzard made the American Meteorological Society's list of extreme weather events and isn't likely to be repeated.