News archive from 6 June 2013, page 9

Heat vs. Spurs: How they got here

Heat vs. Spurs: How they got here

MIAMI HEAT The Heat made quick work of the Milwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls in the first two rounds of the playoffs but hit a wall against the Indiana Pacers. The collective struggles of Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, compounded with an erratic effort...

 

Mater's Abreu tops best Dade prospects

Willie Abreu, 18, could have his name announced twice Friday in two once-in-a-lifetime experiences. The Mater Academy senior outfielder will graduate Friday in a ceremony at the University of Miami, and he also figures to get selected that same day in...

 

Spanish national team visits Miami for tuneup against Haiti

David Beckham was in town last week and now more global soccer stars are visiting Miami. Reigning World Cup and European champion Spain plays Haiti on Saturday at Sun Life Stadium as part of Spain's preparation for the FIFA Confederations Cup, which...

 

Obama to press China's Xi to stop cyber attacks

WASHINGTON - In January 2010, when Google accused Chinese hackers of infiltrating its network to track emails of human rights activists, the Obama administration didn't disclose what U.S. diplomats in Beijing believed: China's Politburo had directed...

 
Historic stem cell surgery performed on paralyzed South Florida dog

Historic stem cell surgery performed on paralyzed South Florida dog

Brando wheeled his way through the Hialeah shopping plaza parking Wednesday morning, barely able to muster more than a weak “woof.” The muscles around his lungs are paralyzed, the result of a skin infection that spread to a disc...

 

Holder seeks better balance after press subpoenas

WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder says a better balance needs to be struck between press freedom and safeguarding national secrets. The attorney general has been conducting a series of meetings with news organizations to review how the...

 

Rep. Raul Labrador exits bipartisan House talks on immigration

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Raul Labrador, one of Congress's strongest conservative voices in the fight for an immigration overhaul, is walking away from bipartisan talks over disagreements on providing healthcare coverage to those in the United States...

 

Dallas-area residents' 7,000-gallon pond features 20 koi fish and more

It’s a rush to see a covey of koi throbbing in the water, competing for food scattered over the pond’s surface. Vicki Patsdauter and Lynn Sulander, however, have a 7,000-gallon mannerly pond where courtesy rules. Their koi bob to the surface to...

 

Dallas-area residents' 7,000-gallon pond features 20 koi fish and more

It’s a rush to see a covey of koi throbbing in the water, competing for food scattered over the pond’s surface. Vicki Patsdauter and Lynn Sulander, however, have a 7,000-gallon mannerly pond where courtesy rules. Their koi bob to the surface to...

 

Sherrington: Here's Mavs' 7 keepers for next year; will CP3, Howard be added to mix?

Kevin Sherrington answered questions in a chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights. 70 mustang ... Are the Mavs pretty much depending on free agents to sign with them? Who do they have that could be traded for helping them build for the future? Or...

Dallas News, 21:14 in Sport
 

Coconut Grove socialite Joyce Cohen will stay in prison much longer in '86 killing of developer husband

TALLAHASSEE Joyce Cohen, the notorious Coconut Grove socialite convicted of murdering her wealthy developer husband in 1986, may spend the rest of her days in prison, after Florida's parole board extended her release date. Cohen, now 62, received a...

 

Orange County producer gets 27 years in B-movie Ponzi scheme

An Orange County movie producer convicted of bilking mostly elderly investors out of $9.5 million in a Ponzi scam involving B movies such as "Confessions of a Pit Fighter" and "Lake Dead" has been sentenced to 27 years in state...

 
Many shoot, few succeed in reaching for the goal

Many shoot, few succeed in reaching for the goal

Soccer coach Charlie Trout looked over a list of 9- and 10-year-old boys trying out for his team until he settled on the name of one intriguing prospect. "He's technically weak," Trout mused, "but his ideas are very good." It...

 

NY landlord accused of planting hidden cameras

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. -- A Long Island landlord is being accused of planting hidden cameras around his house to spy on renters, including families with children. Newsday ( http://bit.ly/11FmUK0) says 69-year-old Donald Torr, of Celebration, Fla., pleaded...

 
Michigan House OKs increased hunting, fishing fees

Michigan House OKs increased hunting, fishing fees

LANSING - Michigan's first significant increase in hunting and fishing license fees since 1997 passed the House on Wednesday, a move that has the blessing of outdoor groups. Legislation, approved 77-32 by the Republican-led chamber, would raise about...

 

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