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UNC Coach Leaves $200 to Each Player in His Will

The late Dean Smith wants them to go out to dinner, on him

(Newser) - Before longtime North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith died last month, he made an unusual arrangement in his will: All of his former players are getting $200 to go out to dinner, reports ESPN . The letter to one such player, Dante Calabria, surfaced today on Twitter . "Enjoy a dinner... More »

And the Medals of Freedom Go to...

Oprah, Clinton, Steinem among this year's recipients

(Newser) - This year marks the 50th anniversary of the executive order, signed by President Kennedy, establishing the highest US civilian honor. "The Presidential Medal of Freedom goes to men and women who have dedicated their own lives to enriching ours," President Obama said. "This year's honorees have... More »

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