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Weekly scorecard

Barry
Marshall
Porsche

Winners

Reggie Miller: Pacers standout leads Hall of Fame class of 2012.

Mitt Romney: Sweep of three primaries a big step toward finally winning the GOP presidential nomination.

Tossups

Popcorn: Indiana specialty gets nutritional endorsement from University of Scranton study, but study’s partial underwriting by a popcorn company suggests it should be taken with a grain of salt.

U.S. economy: Jobless rate dips to 8.2 percent but job growth for March falls to 120,000 positions.

President Obama: His remarks on how the Supreme Court should rule on the health care law were a strong message from the president – that the justices and other federal judges did not appreciate.

Losers

Al-Qaida: The terrorist network’s main Web forums were down for days, sparking speculation that the U.S. or another government’s cyber intelligence squad targeted them in a cyberattack.

Marion Barry: D.C. councilman and former mayor says Asian-American business owners should close their “dirty shops.”

GSA: The administrator of the General Services Administration – the federal agency that manages government office space and supplies – fires two top deputies and then resigns just before release of an inspector general’s report. An investigation showed the agency spent $822,000 to fly 300 people to a Las Vegas resort, complete with entertainment, for a conference.

News Corp.: Rupert Murdoch’s media empire takes more hits in Britain after one holding, Sky News, a satellite news broadcaster, admits hacking into emails and Murdoch’s son, James, steps down as chairman of Sky’s parent firm.

Santa Monica College: Campus police use pepper spray against students protesting a planned two-tier tuition program that would charge students more to get into the most popular courses.

Milestones

Ferdinand Alexander Porsche: Designer of the sleek Porsche 911 and grandson of the automaker’s founder dies at 76.

Jim Marshall: The Londoner put the “loud” in loudspeaker, making innovations in amplifying to develop the speaker that bears his name and gained popularity with 1960s guitarists, including Jimi Hendrix and Pete Townshend. He died at 88.

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