News archive from 3 August 2013

Dell CEO ups ante in buyout battle for PC maker

ROUND ROCK, Texas Just when it looked as if he might be vanquished, Dell CEO Michael Dell has regained the advantage in a lengthy battle to buy the slumping personal computer maker that he founded nearly 30 years ago. He did it by persuading the...

 

McConnell, Lundergan Grimes to open political battle for Kentucky Senate seat

FRANKFORT — Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and his major Democratic opponent, Alison Lundergan Grimes, will take the same stage Saturday for the first time as rivals in next year's U.S. Senate race in Kentucky. The occasion will be the...

 

Search under way for 2 people in SE Alaska waters

KODIAK, Alaska -- Coast Guard members from the United States and Canada are searching for two people in the water off southeast Alaska's Baranof Island. The two were reportedly in the water after a boat sank Thursday night. Another survivor made it to...

 
How to overcome nighttime food struggles 

How to overcome nighttime food struggles 

Over the course of the past decade, working in a practice exclusively devoted to weight management, I've met a great many folks who struggle with their dietary decisions. More often than not, they label themselves as stress eaters, emotional eaters...

 
Miss. law calls for DNA tests on umbilical cord blood collected from some teen moms

Miss. law calls for DNA tests on umbilical cord blood collected from some teen moms

JACKSON, Miss. — If a girl younger than 16 gives birth and won't name the father, a new Mississippi law — likely the first of its kind in the country — says authorities must collect umbilical cord blood and run DNA tests to prove paternity as a step...

 

Kathy Bates happy being part of FX's 'Horror'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Kathy Bates says she's thrilled to be a regular on FX's "American Horror Story." It's almost good enough to rid her of the bad taste from her previous stint on series TV. Even so, she told reporters at a Television...

 

Nike ends relationship with Ryan Braun

NEW YORK -- Nike Inc. confirmed Friday that it no longer has a relationship with Milwaukee Brewer baseball player Ryan Braun following his 65-game suspension related to a Major League Baseball's drug investigation. Braun, the 2011 NL MVP, accepted a...

 

Downers Grove grade schools prepare for iPad mini rollout

Downers Grove District 58 administrators are putting the finishing touches on a program that will give hundreds of elementary school students their own iPad minis when school starts at the end of the month. The District 58 school board approved the...

 

Downers Grove schools collaborate to revamp math instruction

Months of preparation to correlate math education for Downers Grove students will be put to the test in the 2013-2014 school year, as both elementary and high school students will be introduced to new or rearranged courses and new teaching...

 

Jaguars claim LS Ingram off waivers from Steelers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars now have three long-snappers in training camp. The Jaguars were awarded rookie Luke Ingram off waivers from Pittsburgh on Friday, giving them three long-snappers on the roster. Jacksonville says it has no...

 

Lajoie wins ARCA race at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. -- Corey Lajoie won the ARCA Series race at Pocono Raceway on Friday for his second victory in three career starts. Lajoie also won two weeks ago at Chicagoland Speedway. Frank Kimmel, the series points leader who is tied with Iggy...

 

Kinney back for action

There are bumps, bruises and a tweaked hamstring but for a change the Fire's official injury list is empty. Defender Steven Kinney was back training with the team this week after being out for weeks with a quad injury, a welcome development as the...

 

IndyCar updates rules heading into Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ohio -- IndyCar has updated its rulebook following a series of late-race issues last month in Toronto. The new rules will go into effect this weekend at the Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Under the new guidelines, when there is a restart with 15 or...

 

MLS Preview from The Sports Network (ET)

Montreal (10-5-5) at D.C. United (2-15-4), 7:30 p.m. Washington, D.C. (Sports Network) - A pair of teams at opposite ends of the Eastern Conference table will meet at RFK Stadium on Saturday as D.C. United gets set to host the Montreal Impact....

 
Column: Missy & Katie show news isn't all bad

Column: Missy & Katie show news isn't all bad

BARCELONA, Spain -- The news from back home sounds so discouraging. A-Rod and his cohorts awaiting their fate in another wretched doping scandal. A former MVP already benched for the baseball season after finally coming clean — well, sort...

 

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