News archive from 5 April 2012

Saints, Cards open NFL preseason national TV schedule

The Hall of Fame Game between the New Orleans Saints and Arizona Cardinals on Aug. 5 in Canton, Ohio, will begin the NFL's schedule of 12 nationally-televised preseason games. The Saints, in the midst of one of the most noteworthy offseasons in recent...

 

Burnett among 3 Pirates pitchers put on DL

A.J. Burnett, who had surgery last month to repair a fractured orbital bone, was placed on the 15-day disabled list along with two other Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers Wednesday. The Pirates also placed fellow right-handers Charlie Morton and Chris...

 

Yankees acquire Stewart from Giants, option Cervelli

The New York Yankees acquired catcher Chris Stewart from the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, and optioned backstop Francisco Cervelli to Triple-A. Stewart, 30, put up the best numbers of his brief career last year, hitting .204 with three homers,...

 

Frozen Four features newcomers Union, Ferris State

TAMPA, Fla. -- The NCAA Frozen Four is being hosted for the first time in a Southern city. And in keeping with the theme of a non-traditional site, two first-time participants hope to make their own memories. Union College, a 2,133-student liberal...

 
Just the right room for 'Turn of the Screw'

Just the right room for 'Turn of the Screw'

Is the governess being haunted by ghosts, or are there bats in her belfry? That essential conundrum at the heart of Henry James' 1898 novella comes into stark play in Jeffrey Hatcher's adaptation, now in a sturdy and suitably atmospheric staging with...

 

Summary Box: Apple keys good quarter for dividends

FRUITFUL QUARTER: Dividends' comeback took another big step in the first quarter when Apple said it would resume payouts for the first time in 17 years. Other tech companies also initiated or increased dividends as the sector gradually sheds its...

Chron, 17:04 in Business
 

Sherrington: Cowboys would be crazy to trade down, need to draft best available player

Kevin Sherrington, sports columnist for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered your questions about the Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks and Stars in a live chat on Wednesday. Here are the highlights.   What do you think the Cowboys should...

Dallas News, 17:04 in Sport
 

Summary Box: Stocks fall on weak Spanish debt sale

DOW DOWN: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 124 points, its second triple-digit decline this year. The Dow fell 204 on March 6.SPANISH DEBT: Weak results at an auction of Spanish government debt set off a global downturn in stocks. Spanish bond...

Chron, 17:04 in Business
 
‘Katy Perry: Part of Me’ trailer released: Singer gives intimate behind-the-scenes look at her life 

‘Katy Perry: Part of Me’ trailer released: Singer gives intimate behind-the-scenes look at her life 

Katy Perry is preparing to light up the pop-world with her latest firework. The first official trailer for the 3D documentary titled "Katy Perry: Part of Me" was released today and gave fans a rare, intimate glimpse into the life of the...

 

State review team approves Detroit consent deal

Detroit - The 10-member review team overseeing Detroit's finances Wednesday voted to approve a consent agreement between city and the state.The team voted to accept the latest version of the agreement 7-0, with members Irv Reid, Shirley Stancato and...

 
Police interview woman about gunfire outside Birmingham bar

Police interview woman about gunfire outside Birmingham bar

Birmingham- Police said Wednesday a woman sought in a shooting incident outside a bar earlier this week has come forward after her photograph was published by news media and eventually showed up on Twitter.The woman, who was not identified, contacted...

 
Certain dark leafy vegetables may improve breast cancer survival: study

Certain dark leafy vegetables may improve breast cancer survival: study

Chinese women who ate cabbage, broccoli and leafy greens saw improved survival rates after breast cancer than women who did not eat these cruciferous vegetables, said a US study presented on Tuesday. The findings came from data on 4,886 Chinese breast...

 

Woman had bra full of stolen goods, Troy police say

Troy - A Pontiac woman is in custody after allegedly being caught with a bra stuffed with items stolen from another woman who had hired her to "help clean and pack for a move."Police were sent to the area of Maple and John R roads at 6:39...

 
Report: AirTran did the best job for passengers in 2011

Report: AirTran did the best job for passengers in 2011

For the second straight year, low-cost carrier AirTran Airways did the best job of getting passengers where they were going, says a survey exploring the all-too-familiar hassles of flying. American Eagle was ranked worst among the nation's 15 largest...

 

St. Jude cites insulation snag in wires, shares fall

(Reuters) - St. Jude Medical Inc on Wednesday halted sales of two brands of lead wires used in its cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices due to worn insulation, following similar problems with another type of lead wire recently. No patient...

 

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