News archive from 1 September 2012

Protest against circumcision planned at Beaumont

Royal Oak - A protest is planned for this weekend outside Beaumont Hospital calling for an end to circumcision of boys.The Michigan March for Integrity is planned for noon Saturday at the hospital and organizers say its purpose is to educate parents...

 

Miami Dolphins 2012 Season Preview

Not all that long ago, Tony Sparano took over the Dolphins and turned them from a 1-15 franchise into an 11-5 club that won the AFC East in his first season as head coach in 2008. However, with Miami on its way to a third straight losing season last...

 

Dallas-area couple, wed 50 years, thrives on teamwork

Ron Samuels and Jan Hudson have always been each other’s biggest cheerleaders. From the moment they met trying out for the yell squad at Amarillo College in 1959, they’ve been a team. “Ron always laughed at my jokes,” she says. “He was also the first...

 

Carol Edwards turned her sewing hobby into a business

When I moved into my first college apartment, my mother bought me a sewing machine. Thinking I had a knack for sewing, I signed up for a class, and on the first day we were assigned to make a man’s oxford business shirt. I was in over my head. I...

 

President Obama marks end to war in Iraq -- again

FORT BLISS, Texas - Two years ago, as he declared the end to a long and divisive war, President Obama promised troops he would not be taking a "victory lap." On Friday, fighting for his political life, the president allowed himself something...

 

Dallas-area man’s home all dolled up

When you enter Myron Schwitzer’s Plano home, be prepared to sing “Hello, Dollies”! That’s because 41 of them will be waiting to welcome you, looking out from their own 10-foot-by-10-foot glass abode that’s built into his living room wall. Many of...

 

Check out the new Dallas Handmade Arts Market this weekend; Christmas comes early at the Bell'Invito...

HANDMADE FINDS: The Dallas Handmade Arts Market opens this weekend. The weekly indoor event features local artists, crafters and designers and their handmade wares. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 327 Cole St., Dallas....

 

Ron Green Jr: Fourth exhibition one too many for Panthers

PITTSBURGH - There was a blue moon Thursday night. The once - in - a - blue - moon kind. It won't happen again for three years, and perhaps by then the NFL will have done us all a favor and drop-kicked the dreaded fourth exhibition . We can live...

 

Eagles' cuts include veteran DB Hanson

The Philadelphia Eagles have released defensive back Joselio Hanson after six seasons. Hanson was one of the 22 cuts the Eagles have to make to get their roster down to 53 players by the 9 p.m. ET Friday deadline. Also cut were wide receivers Chad...

 

Animation Guild members ratify new contract

Hollywood's animators have inked a new contract. Members of the Animation Guild Local 839 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees voted 87% to 13% to affirm a new three-year contract recently negotiated by the union. The contract...

 

Kirstie Alley makes Clint Eastwood's day: 'I LOVED it!' [Poll]

If Clint Eastwood proved Thursday that the Republican Party has least one friend in Hollywood, Kirstie Alley proved Friday that Clint Eastwood has at least one Hollywood friend in the Democratic Party. "I just saw Clint Eastwood's speech and I...

 

Clint Eastwood's empty chair routine came from Newhart, Amsterdam

Clint Eastwood's awkward argument with an invisible President Obama in an empty chair at Thursday's Republican National Convention isn't something that sprang out of the movie legend's imagination. As many people have already pointed out, Eastwood was...

 

NHL labor talks end with no date to resume

By Dave Molinari / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Negotiations between the NHL and its Players' Association broke off this afternoon, and no further sessions are scheduled. Commissioner Gary Bettman has said repeatedly that the league will lock out the...

 

Pirates recall outfielder Presley, pitcher McPherson

By Michael Sanserino / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette MILWAUKEE -- The Pirates recalled outfielder Alex Presley and right-handed pitcher Kyle McPherson today and both will be eligible to play in the postseason, should the Pirates qualify. To make room on the...

 
Charlie Batch survives Steelers roster cuts

Charlie Batch survives Steelers roster cuts

By Ed Bouchette / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Charlie Batch lives to play football for the Steelers again. Late this afternoon, the Steelers announced the moves they made to reach the mandatory NFL roster limit of 53 and they cut quarterback Jerrod...

 

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