News archive from 6 January 2012

Chrysler to add 1,100 jobs at Detroit plant

Chrysler said today that it plans to add 1,100 jobs at its Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit by to build a diesel version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, providing another sign that the automaker is gaining confidence in its recovery. The decision...

 

IRS contacts 1 in 8 millionaires for extra taxes

WASHINGTON - One in eight people earning at least $1 million annually were audited by the Internal Revenue Service last year, making them far likelier to be examined than those making below $200,000, according to IRS data released Thursday. Just 1 in...

 
Wisconsin RB Ball will stay for senior year

Wisconsin RB Ball will stay for senior year

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin running back Montee Ball is coming back for his senior season. Ball announced his decision Thursday and said NFL evaluators told him he'd likely be a third-round pick in April's draft. Ball scored 39 touchdowns this season,...

 

Longtime Alabama teacher arrested on sex abuse charges

ALABASTER, Ala. - A longtime Alabama schoolteacher is jailed on charges of sexually abusing one of his fourth-grade students, and police say he has told them he molested more than 20 other girls over his 25-year career. Police in the Birmingham suburb...

 

Photos: A look back at Laurent Robinson's breakout Cowboys season

Laurent Robinson didn't even start the season on the Cowboys' roster, but he turned into an overnight sensation when he became one of Tony Romo's most reliable targets this year. Here's a look back at the game-by-game performances in Robinson's...

Dallas News, 17:14 in Sport
 

US proposes regulating face, hand transplants

The government wants to start regulating face and hand transplants just as kidneys, hearts and other organs are now, with waiting lists, a nationwide system to match and distribute body parts and donor testing to prevent deadly infections. It’s a big...

 
It's official: Auto show signs 5-year deal to stay at Cobo

It's official: Auto show signs 5-year deal to stay at Cobo

Years of worrying that Detroit’s signature auto show might leave for other cities officially ended today as the show sponsors signed a five-year deal to keep the show at Cobo Center through 2017. “It is our way of saying, ‘Detroit, we are with you,’”...

 

AOL columnist: With luck, Jerry Jones will run Cowboys for another 20 years

Jerry Jones is bad for the Cowboys and their fans but good for everyone else. That’s the opinion of AOL FanHouse columnist David Whitley, who wrote Wednesday that Jones is “a vibrant 69 years old. With luck, they won’t pry his cold fingers off the...

Dallas News, 17:26 in Sport
 

Sugary drinks tied to breastfed kids' weight

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Babies who were breastfed longest and drank few or no sugary beverages were about half as likely to be obese as kids who weren't breastfed or who consumed the most sugary drinks, in a new study of Hispanic children in...

 

Victims still healing a year after Tucson shooting

TUCSON, Arizona (Reuters) - Congressional staffer Ron Barber was standing in a receiving line next to U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords at her first outreach event of the year when the gunman opened fire at point-blank range. Moments later he was...

 

Diabetes in pregnancy, poverty linked to ADHD

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Babies born to poor mothers with pregnancy-related diabetes have an extra-high risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests. So-called gestational diabetes typically develops during the...

 

Using a de-icer? Some tips to protect plants

Q: I have heard that de-icing products can be harmful to the plants in my garden and am looking for some advice on the best way to manage snow and ice on my sidewalks this winter. - Kristie Johnson, Glencoe A: One of the most important steps in...

 

Boston Beer Co. subsidiary buys L.A. microbrewer

A subsidiary of Sam Adams brewer Boston Beer Co. has acquired Los Angeles-based craft beer maker Angel City Brewing for an undisclosed sum. Alchemy & Science - launched in October by Alan Newman, founder of Vermont’s Magic Hat Brewing Co. - will...

 

US proposes regulating face, hand transplants

The government wants to start regulating face and hand transplants just as kidneys, hearts and other organs are now, with waiting lists, a nationwide system to match and distribute body parts and donor testing to prevent deadly infections. It’s a big...

 

US proposes regulating face, hand transplants

The government wants to start regulating face and hand transplants just as kidneys, hearts and other organs are now, with waiting lists, a nationwide system to match and distribute body parts and donor testing to prevent deadly infections. It’s a big...

 

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