News archive from 1 January 2013

Miami Seaquarium now offering team-building activities

Miami Seaquarium now offering team-building activities

In addition to killer whale shows and stingray exhibits, Miami Seaquarium is looking to showcase a new offering: corporate team-building activities. The attraction at 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway started the program aimed at businesses and organizations...

 

NFL's Black Monday toll: 7 coaches, so far

Heads continued to roll for under-achieving head coaches across the National Football League as the Philadelphia Eagles' Andy Reid, Buffalo Bills' Chan Gailey and Cleveland Browns' Pat Shurmur were all fired on what has become known as Black Monday....

 

Woody Guthrie's new year's resolutions

As we close the book on 2012, which among other things included the ambitious yearlong multifaceted salute to Woody Guthrie on the 100th anniversary of his birth, Pop & Hiss will take a page from America's most celebrated folk singer and...

 

Court upholds order on NASCAR CEO's divorce case

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The N.C. Court of Appeals has upheld a judge's order unsealing documents in a bitter divorce case involving the head of stock-car racing. Lawyers for NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France have fought for years to keep confidential the...

 
Duke still a runaway No. 1 in AP Top 25

Duke still a runaway No. 1 in AP Top 25

For the third straight week Duke is the runaway No. 1 in The Associated Press' Top 25, and for the first time in 16 years Minnesota is in the top 10. The Blue Devils (12-0) received all but two first-place votes from the 65-member media panel on...

 
Recess 'crucial' for school kids, pediatricians say

Recess 'crucial' for school kids, pediatricians say

Give kids a break, doctors said Monday - or you might find that they have trouble paying attention in the classroom. In a policy statement released on Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics' Council on School Health, pediatricians urged schools...

 

Naloxone reverses overdoses without hefty price tag

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Distributing a drug that reverses drug overdoses in heroin users would save lives and be cost-effective, according to a new analysis. U.S. researchers, who published their findings in the Annals of Internal Medicine on...

 

Congress bends rules to rename Yosemite-area peak

WASHINGTON -- Congress stretched the rules a bit by naming a Yosemite National Park-area mountain after the late Olympic star and longtime Mono County, Calif., Supervisor Andrea Lawrence. And most everyone is cool with that. Within days, President...

 
Jessica Simpson shows off bare baby bump in bikini picture on Twitter

Jessica Simpson shows off bare baby bump in bikini picture on Twitter

Behold: Jessica Simpson's baby bump! The hot mama revealed her expanding belly for the first time in a candid self-portrait from her hotel bathroom in Hawaii, where she's vacationing with her family. "Bumpin' and Proud!" tweeted the fashion...

 

5 things to know in Florida for Jan. 1

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. NEW LAW LETS MOTORISTS FLASH HEADLIGHTS TO WARN OTHERS ABOUT SPEED TRAPS That provision is part of a wide-ranging motor vehicle law taking effect with the new...

 
No. 9 Minnesota tops No. 18 Michigan St 76-63

No. 9 Minnesota tops No. 18 Michigan St 76-63

MINNEAPOLIS -- Andre Hollins had 22 points and six assists and Rodney Williams added 15 points and six rebounds to lift No. 9 Minnesota to a 76-63 victory over No. 18 Michigan State on Monday. Trevor Mbakwe had 11 points and 12 rebounds and the Golden...

 

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, feel 'blessed' over baby news

Atlantic City, N.J. - Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are feeling lucky about their first child together."It's true," the 32-year-old reality TV star said in a statement on her site Monday. "Kanye and I are expecting a baby. We feel so...

 

Comedian Mencia swears he has changed - for better

Carlos Mencia was faced with the difficult task of trying to make people laugh just hours after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings Dec. 14, but the 45-year-old standup comedian said before his show at Governor's Comedy Club in Levittown, NY,...

 
Tom Coughlin says Perry Fewell will return in 2013 as NY Giants defensive coordinator 

Tom Coughlin says Perry Fewell will return in 2013 as NY Giants defensive coordinator 

Tom Coughlin made it clear on Monday that Perry Fewell will remain the Giants' defensive coordinator, and it turns out they won't even have to re-sign him. Fewell was quietly given a contract extension last winter, according to two league sources, as...

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2012's top local stories

2012's top local stories

slideshow Below are some of the biggest stories covered by The Star’s staff in 2012, as chosen by our editors. How would you order them differently? What would you include that’s not listed here? • 1. Cleburne County man kills brothers, leads police...

 

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