Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career.

Palm ridge pool closing

Palm Ridge Aquatics Center users are encouraged to make note of an upcoming maintenance closure. The center, 13800 W. Deer Valley Drive, will close for about eight weeks beginning Friday,…