News archive from 5 August 2015

Pig rasslin' gives way to human foosball

Pig rasslin' gives way to human foosball

STEPHENSVILLE, Wis. — The squeals of pigs will give way to screams of “Gooaall!” on Sunday as human foosball becomes the signature event of St. Patrick Catholic Church’s annual Roundup. For the past 44 years, the parish’s celebration of rural life...

 
Storms thrash New England with hail, rain, wind

Storms thrash New England with hail, rain, wind

Violent thunderstorms swept across southern New England on Tuesday, toppling trees, flooding roads and homes, dropping hail as big as golf balls and knocking out power to 130,000 people. Falling trees killed a Connecticut driver in his SUV, injured...

 
Experts: Exclusion from prime-time debate not fatal for Graham's candidacy

Experts: Exclusion from prime-time debate not fatal for Graham's candidacy

WASHINGTON — Sen. Lindsey Graham's exclusion from the first prime-time debate among Republican presidential candidates on Thursday means he'll miss a sure-fire chance to elevate his low national profile. Instead, the South Carolina Republican will...

 

NFL union releases Brady testimony in "Deflategate"

The public now has more information to decide whether New England quarterback Tom Brady was truthful about deflated footballs. The NFL Players Association released the 457-page transcript of his June testimony in the deflated balls controversy in a...

 
The Internet of Things goes after kids

The Internet of Things goes after kids

NEW YORK — Inelegant as the name may sound, the "Internet of Things" has become the descriptor for a gaggle of Internet-connected devices and appliances, from smart sprinkler systems to thermostats. Now Fuhu, a Los Angeles company known best...

 
Floyd Mayweather Jr. to fight Andre Berto on Sept. 12

Floyd Mayweather Jr. to fight Andre Berto on Sept. 12

Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s attempt to match late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano's 49-0 record at retirement will come against former welterweight world champion Andre Berto Sept. 12 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. "I'm ready to get back in the ring...

 
Who the top 10 GOP candidates are and what they need to do: Column

Who the top 10 GOP candidates are and what they need to do: Column

Cal Thomas is a conservative columnist. Bob Beckel is a liberal Democratic strategist. But as longtime friends, they can often find common ground on issues that lawmakers in Washington cannot. Today: GOP Field Donald Trump CAL: He has tapped into...

 
Cellphone users report widespread outage

Cellphone users report widespread outage

LOUISVILLE — AT&T users in Louisville took to social media Tuesday reporting widespread Internet and cellphone network service outages. Users bombarded the social media accounts of AT&T with complaints about the outage. “Some customers in the...

 
Secret sanctions revealed against university hosting $1.25 billion biolab

Secret sanctions revealed against university hosting $1.25 billion biolab

Kansas State University — where a controversial $1.25 billion biosecurity lab facility is under construction — secretly faced federal sanctions last year after repeatedly violating safety regulations during its research with bioterror pathogens,...

 
Schmitz: Tebow shows faith in his comeback

Schmitz: Tebow shows faith in his comeback

Everyone from here to any impoverished country touched by his charitable charm knows that one of the greatest Gators believes in a higher power. He'd never say it like this, but running a close second must be Tim Tebow's relentless faith in himself....

 
Ray Rice says he's 'rehabilitated man,' eyes NFL return

Ray Rice says he's 'rehabilitated man,' eyes NFL return

A contrite, reflective and hopeful Ray Rice appeared on ESPN’s SportsCenter on Tuesday evening, clearly hopeful his NFL future isn’t over but seemingly at least equally concerned about changing the narrative in the wake of the infamous domestic...

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Nielsens: 'Bachelorette,' 'Caitlyn'

Nielsens: 'Bachelorette,' 'Caitlyn'

Wedded bliss?  The season finale of ABC's The Bachelorette wedded to same-day 8.1 million viewers, up slightly from last year's finish. Fox's Knock Knock Live had an unintended finish Tuesday, when the show's second episode drew just 1.6 million. And...

 
Really?! Woody Allen's startling new cast

Really?! Woody Allen's startling new cast

Woody Allen never ceases to surprise with his film casts. Allen revealed the cast of his latest, still untitled, film Tuesday and the star names include former Gossip Girl star Blake Lively and graduated Twilight-er Kristen Stewart. Bruce Willis is...

 
Police: Cyclist at fault in crash that killed him

Police: Cyclist at fault in crash that killed him

BURLINGTON, Vt. — The final state police report regarding a fatal car-bicycle crash indicates a well-known radiologist broke the law when he made a U-turn in front of a driver whom prosecutors say was driving under the influence. Dr. Ken Najarian, 60,...

 

New ordinance curtails towing by estimated 40 percent in Orange County

Towing companies, forced to alter practices last year, are hooking a lot fewer vehicles in Orange County. Marshall presented commissioners with statistics showing a sharp decline in the number of vehicles towed from November 2014 through March 2015 as...

 

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