News archive from 4 March 2014

City: Tequesta site near Miami River meets criteria for preservation

The remnants of a 2,000-year-old Tequesta Indian village, a U.S. Army fort and Henry Flagler's Royal Palm Hotel that were unearthed in layers of soil and bedrock in downtown Miami meet the criteria for designation as a protected historic site, the...

 
Oscars 2014: John Travolta's flub of Idina Menzel's name at the Academy Awards has raised her profile

Oscars 2014: John Travolta's flub of Idina Menzel's name at the Academy Awards has raised her profile

For Idina Menzel, this Hollywood clod had a silver lining. Moments after John Travolta mauled the singer’s name at the Oscars by introducing her as “Adele Dazeem,” the Broadway and “Glee” actress has become the talk of the town. RELATED: ELLEN...

 

Steelers use transition tag on Worilds

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers designated linebacker Jason Worilds as the club's transition player. That guarantees the Steelers the right of first refusal to match any offer sheet Worilds, an unrestricted free agent, may...

 
Braun has 2 more hits in Brewers' loss to Cubs

Braun has 2 more hits in Brewers' loss to Cubs

PHOENIX -- Ryan Braun raised his spring batting average to .800 with a double and a single in three plate appearances and made a nice catch in his new right field position, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to 4-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs Monday. Braun...

 

Blackhawks F Hossa out for 2 to 3 weeks

CHICAGO -- Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa will miss two to three weeks after he left Saturday night's 5-1 victory over Pittsburgh with an upper-body injury. It was unclear when exactly Hossa was injured. He took a hard hit from Penguins forward Craig...

 

Titans sign S Bernard Pollard to multi-year deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans have agreed to a multiyear contract with safety Bernard Pollard that keeps their top tackler off the free-agent market. General manager Ruston Webster said Monday that "getting this deal done today helps...

 

Richards, McCarthy impressive; Angels beat D-backs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Garrett Richards threw three shutout innings, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 3-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday. The Diamondbacks failed to hit the ball out of the infield against Richards, a projected starter....

 

NFL sets Graham's franchise tag value at $7.05M

NEW ORLEANS -- The NFL has formally designated New Orleans' Jimmy Graham as a tight end for the purposes of his franchise tag value, which is now set at $7.05 million next season unless Graham and the Saints subsequently agree on a long-term deal. The...

 

New Okla. House speaker shakes up leadership

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The newly elected speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives has announced several changes to the chairs and vice chairs of various House committees. Republican Speaker Jeff Hickman announced the leadership changes on Tuesday....

 

Ukraine crisis a reminder that Europe still matters

WASHINGTON -- While headline claims of a Cold War resurgence are surely overstated, Russia's aggression in Ukraine reminds Pentagon policymakers that their plans to shift U.S. military focus away from Europe may have to be tweaked. Subject to...

 
Michigan man who shot at dozens of cars on busy highway gets up to 40 years in prison 

Michigan man who shot at dozens of cars on busy highway gets up to 40 years in prison 

HOWELL, Mich. — A man who kept a swath of southeastern Michigan on edge for weeks by shooting at two-dozen vehicles along a busy highway corridor was sentenced Monday to 18 to 40 years in prison on a combination of terrorism and weapons convictions....

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JSU to begin new sports medicine program

JSU to begin new sports medicine program

slideshow In 2012, Hunter Pointer suffered a debilitating knee injury during the first play of the first game of his senior season for the Wellborn High School Panthers. Pointer returned to the game that night and continued to play, injured, for the...

 
Police won't say if jail staff followed policy in inmate death

Police won't say if jail staff followed policy in inmate death

slideshow Anniston’s police chief Monday said his department had ended an investigation into the death of a prisoner in February, but declined to answer questions about its findings. The inmate, Jeffrey Russell, 52, of Alexandria, was pronounced dead...

 

Changes in leadership planned at Daily Home, St. Clair Times

Executives overseeing The Daily Home of Talladega and The St. Clair Times plan changes in leadership for the two newspapers, changes they say will lead to better-quality news for their readers throughout northeastern Alabama. Ed Fowler, The Home’s...

 

At public hearing, Union residents detail redistricting concerns

MONROE Union County parents and students opposed to countywide school redistricting plans got their chance to sound off at a public hearing Monday night. The controversial proposal is meant to combat overcrowding. If approved by the school board,...

 

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