News archive from 6 May 2013

Woman dead inside burning Kalamazoo apartment

KALAMAZOO - Authorities in western Michigan say a woman has been found dead inside a burning apartment across the street from a Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety office. MLive.com reports that Kalamazoo public safety Lt. Stacey Geik says the fire...

 

Man shot to death on I-95

Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives were investigating a murder that happened when a man was shot as he drove onto Interstate 95 in Oakland Park just before dawn Sunday. The man, who was driving a silver Buick, drove into the guardrail as he...

 

Sudan: At least 20 die in shootout in border area

KHARTOUM, Sudan Sudan and the U.N. say a shootout in a disputed oil-rich border region has left at least 20 people dead, including at least one Ethiopian U.N. peacekeeper and a tribal chief traveling with them. Khartoum's Interior Ministry in a...

 

Sudan: At least 20 die in shootout in border area

KHARTOUM, Sudan -- Sudan and the U.N. say a shootout in a disputed oil-rich border region has left at least 20 people dead, including at least one Ethiopian U.N. peacekeeper and a tribal chief traveling with them. Khartoum's Interior Ministry in a...

 

Charlotte heats up, wins third in a row against Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio Over the past three days, the Charlotte Knights have resembled the team that won 83 games last season. Right-handed pitcher Jason Berken allowed one run over eight innings, Jim Gallagher had two hits including a home run, and the...

 

Business Plan Challenge announces winners

We are pleased to introduce you to the winners of the 15th Annual Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge. Several of today's winners — and many of the finalists and contestants — were grounded in social entrepreneurship. Two other...

 
Inspiration and collaboration propel EyeTalk team's winning vision

Inspiration and collaboration propel EyeTalk team's winning vision

Winning project EyeTalk could change lives of blind people EyeTalk began as a Florida International University business professor's social entrepreneurship challenge to students last fall. Four students who stepped up — Viurniel Sanchez,...

 
Empowering women to Make Them BEG

Empowering women to Make Them BEG

A dynamic duo is helping small business owners and the self-employed — particularly women — brand themselves so that customers will beg for their products or services. It's mid-week and Jessica Kizorek and Michelle Villalobos are...

 
U.S. Radiology: Time is right (again) for this healthcare solution

U.S. Radiology: Time is right (again) for this healthcare solution

Michael Cabrera returns to territory he successfully traversed Twenty years ago, a 29-year-old with just $25,000 and a big dream founded one of the country's first diagnostic-imaging networks. Michael Cabrera grew his Miramar-based AnciCare into a...

 
Fashion app would open digital closet doors

Fashion app would open digital closet doors

Kyle Lieberbaum has a fashion problem. “My mother can never leave the house without the opinions of six people on what she's wearing,” 17-year-old Lieberbaum said. “I always end up being one of the people that she asks...

 
‘Name your price' platform for services poised for rapid growth

‘Name your price' platform for services poised for rapid growth

A year ago, the spendLO team was putting the finishing touches on its website for its soft launch last summer designed to test the service. Now the team is ramping up for version 2.0, with mobile apps, more vendors, a rewards program and...

 
Passion for community gives 5K PARK Fest a winning start

Passion for community gives 5K PARK Fest a winning start

Passion for community and charity gives 5K PARK Fest a head start The terrorist attack in Boston could have been a sign to Marlene Quincoces to stop in her tracks. After all, the business she and her partner are launching aims to create massive 5K...

 
This team strikes it big with bowling concept

This team strikes it big with bowling concept

Miami-Dade County is rich with arts and sporting events, gyms and golf courses, bars and restaurants. But there's one thing missing: a family entertainment center catering to both hard-core competitive bowlers and the weekend leisure crowd. The team...

 
2013 Business Plan Challenge finalists and semifinalists

2013 Business Plan Challenge finalists and semifinalists

COMMUNITY TRACK Arctico, by Nestor Villalobos. Arctico's purified ice in single-serving tamper-proof packaging allows consumers to cool drinks using expertly engineered slow-melting ice in places where they may not trust local sources. Top 6...

 
Student winners make love of music their business

Student winners make love of music their business

For Veronica Chua and Hee-Young Kim, music is more than just learning songs. It's also about counting numbers and reading stories, especially for younger kids. “We want to show music in a positive new light,” said Chua, 18, a...

 

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