News archive from 3 July 2011

Helmut Newton exhibit set to open

Helmut Newton exhibit set to open

HOUSTON -- An exhibit of works by fashion photographer Helmut Newton is set to open this weekend in Houston. The exhibit opening Sunday at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston includes all of the photographs from his first three books. More than 200...

 

Kvitova beats Sharapova to win Wimbledon title

Wimbledon, England- Petra Kvitova won her first Grand Slam title today by beating Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final. Kvitova was playing in her first major final, but it was three-time Grand Slam champion Sharapova that showed her...

 

Country singing star Martina McBride reveals her favorite NASCAR driver in Daytona

Country music star Martina McBride revealed who her favorite NASCAR driver is Saturday afternoon. McBride was at Daytona International Speedway, where she will perform an hour-long pre-race concert before tonight’s Coke Zero 400. And, big surprise,...

 

Maple Leafs sign former Sabres C Tim Connolly to 2-year contract

TORONTO (AP) - The Toronto Maple Leafs are jumping into the NHL free agent market by signing center Tim Connolly to a two-year contract. Connolly agreed to terms Saturday following a strong season with the Buffalo Sabres in which he had 13 goals and...

 

Feinstein's re-election bid complicated by California water issues

WASHINGTON -- Renewed haggling over California water complicates Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein's 2012 re-election bid. Vice versa is also true. Feinstein's softening support in the Central Valley, pinpointed in a recent poll, could shape how the...

 

Lorenzo Charles, former Wolfpack NCAA hero mourned by entire state of North Carolina, including Duke

RALEIGH, N.C. - The shards of windshield glass, knocked loose from the coach bus that former N.C. State forward Lorenzo Charles drove off the road Monday evening, remain scattered between blades of grass by Exit 290 on Interstate 40's westbound side....

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Wimbledon produces new star for tennis in Kvitova and resurrects another star in Sharapova

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Not a bad day's work for women's tennis. In new Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, it has a new star. In runner-up Maria Sharapova, it has a star reborn. And Serena Williams showed on these lawns she is several steps down the...

 
Fireworks sales sparkle in York County despite economy

Fireworks sales sparkle in York County despite economy

Fort Mill It'll take more than blazing wildfires around the country, the economy or restrictive laws to deter the sale of fireworks in York County. Fireworks vendors in the Fort Mill area say business is up, maybe better than last year, despite a...

 

Latest development in Arab world's unrest

------ LIBYA NATO says it is ramping up its airstrikes on military targets in western Libya, where rebel forces have claimed a string of advances through territory still largely under Moammar Gadhafi's control. Meanwhile, the African Union has called...

 
Mets SS Jose Reyes leaves game against Yanks with tightness in left hamstring

Mets SS Jose Reyes leaves game against Yanks with tightness in left hamstring

NEW YORK (AP) - Jose Reyes has left the New York Mets' game against the Yankees because of a tight left hamstring. The Mets say Reyes felt tightness while beating out an infield single in the first inning Saturday and was removed as a precaution in...

 

ICE to allow some undocumented immigrants to stay

Karen Sánchez, a Honduran undocumented immigrant, lives under the constant fear of deportation — especially after immigration authorities recently attached an electronic bracelet to her ankle. Her Peruvian husband, Adolfo Tueros,...

 

Red Wings sign defenseman Ian White

The Red Wings signed their second defenseman in as many days, adding Ian White this afternoon. White signed for two years and $5.75 million. White, 27, is 5-foot-10 and 200 pounds. He finished last season with the Sharks, where he had two goals and...

 
Defenseman Mike Commodore priced just right for Red Wings

Defenseman Mike Commodore priced just right for Red Wings

The Red Wings made numerous calls to higher-profile players as soon as free agency began at noon Friday, but they repeatedly were turned off by high prices. That prompted them to go a safer route and spend just $1 million on defenseman Mike...

 

Maple Leafs sign C Tim Connolly to 2-year deal

TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs are jumping into the NHL free agent market by signing center Tim Connolly to a two-year contract. Connolly agreed to terms Saturday following a strong season with the Buffalo Sabres in which he had 13 goals and 42...

 

Lloyd Carr feels for Jim Tressel but says rules are 'an important part of the game'

Former Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr, a former Northern Michigan football player, attended the first U.P. Celebrity Golf Classic to benefit Beacon House at Marquette Golf Club on Thursday. Carr's interview on ESPN 970 in Marquette with Casey Ford...

 

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