Quincy teen goes from Ethiopian orphanage to national cross country champion
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Quincy teen goes from Ethiopian orphanage to national cross country champion

Winning the AAU Cross Country Championship in the 13-14 year-old division in Tallahassee, Fla., on Saturday didn't surprise Fiker Rosen nearly as much as the reception he received when he came home. Rosen, 14, finished the 4K race in 12:43.90, nine seconds ahead of Adrian Bichara of Miami. Only four of the 137 runners who participated cracked the 13-minute barrier.

Here are the boys prep basketball polls with rank, team, first-place votes, and total points. Class 4A School Pts 1. Curie (7) 70 2. Simeon 61 3. Evanston Township 45 4. Belleville West 40 5. Edwardsville 36 6. Joliet West 32 7. East Moline United

To The Herald-Whig: The Democratic Party is seriously out of touch with middle America. This condition has steadily worsened since the beginning of the Obama administration. The election results over the last eight years document the outcome of this out-o

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