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Girl Boxer – The New York Times

NYTimes: First Woman to Enter Boston Marathon Runs It Again, 50 Years Later

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/17/sports/boston-marathon-kathrine-switzer.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer registered as K.V. Switzer and had to avoid an official who tried to force her from the course.

NYTimes: Baseball’s Data Revolution Is Elevating Defensive Dynamos

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/17/sports/baseball/baseballs-data-revolution-is-elevating-defensive-dynamos.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

It’s not just sluggers earning fat contracts anymore. Outfielders like Kevin Kiermaier, whose great defense is highlighted by new technology, are newly getting their due.

NYTimes: A California Court for Young Adults Calls on Science

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/17/health/young-adult-court-san-francisco-california-neuroscience.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

San Francisco’s Young Adult Court, created in 2015, is based on recent research suggesting that brain development extends beyond age 18, into the 20s.

NYTimes: Mom Seeks Novel for Family Book Club, No Kafka or Y.A. Allowed

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/18/books/review/match-book-family-book-club.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

In this installment of Match Book, a woman seeks a work of fiction that will unite her “disparate group of avid readers,” also known as her children.

NYTimes: New York Times Names Former Businessweek Editor to Head Business Section

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/18/business/media/new-york-times-ellen-pollock.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

The hiring of Ellen Pollock, formerly the editor in chief of Bloomberg Businessweek, is the latest move in a reshaping of The Times’s newsroom.

NYTimes: Steve Ballmer Serves Up a Fascinating Data Trove

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/17/business/dealbook/steve-ballmer-serves-up-a-fascinating-data-trove.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

A stealthy pet project by the former Microsoft chief lets you search and learn about how the government spends tax dollars.

NYTimes: What Happens When Women Legislate

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/18/opinion/what-happens-when-women-legislate.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

Nevada shows why the gender makeup of state-level politics matters.