News archive from 6 June 2013, page 97

GM offers free maintenance on 2014 models

GM offers free maintenance on 2014 models

General Motors Co. Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson announced Thursday that buyers of new 2014 Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicles in the U.S. will receive free routine maintenance for two years or 24,000 miles. The Detroit automaker's new program covers...

 

Khloe Kardashian talks Jenners' separate homes, Kim's baby shower

Kris Jenner and Bruce Jenner live apart sometimes, says Khloe Kardashian, but that doesn't mean they're headed for splitsville. It seems they just do what works for them. Doing the media rounds for "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," the...

 

Panthers' Armanti Edwards gets high marks

This column is about Armanti Edwards. Some of you just stopped reading. Edwards was a folk hero when he played quarterback for Appalachian State. Twice he led the Mountaineers to the FCS national championship and twice he received the Walter Payton...

 

Watch Justin Gatlin beat Usain Bolt in Rome

Justin Gatlin beat six-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt in a 100-meter race on Thursday at the Rome Golden Gala Diamond League meet. Gatlin finished in 9.94 seconds, 0.01 second ahead of Bolt.

 
Lakers trying to prepare for Dwight Howard's decision

Lakers trying to prepare for Dwight Howard's decision

The Lakers are trying to prepare for Dwight Howard's free-agency decision, whether he chooses to stay with the team long term or leave for another franchise. "It's the one decision we have to wait on," said General Manager Mitch Kupchak in...

 

Cowlishaw: Why I'd rank Bill Belichick ahead of the Tom Landry

Columnist Tim Cowlishaw answered questions in a chat on Thursday. Here are some highlights. ESPN's 'experts' have Tom Landry eighth among all-time NFL coaches. Travesty. So its beloved Bill Belichik will be better. Do you buy that? I know the Cowboys...

Dallas News, 18:54 in Sport
 

Cowlishaw: Why Jerry Jones' hiring a general manager wouldn't change much

Columnist Tim Cowlishaw answered questions in a chat on Thursday. Here are some highlights. After watching and reading about Jerry Jones so much, I have to come to the conclusion that even if he did give up his role as GM, the situation would not...

Dallas News, 18:54 in Sport
 

Verizon order casts spotlight on secretive U.S. surveillance court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leak of a document showing the Obama administration asked for millions of phone records has turned a spotlight anew on a secretive U.S. federal court set up 35 years ago to curb intelligence abuses. Made up of 11 judges who...

 

Florida officials use onset of storm season to blast Washington

TALLAHASSEE _ As the first tropical storm of the season bore down on Florida Thursday, Republican state officials seized the moment to blast Washington and warn that the required budget cuts to federal programs could impede the state's ability to...

 
FBI started asking about Calif. lawmaker years ago

FBI started asking about Calif. lawmaker years ago

LOS ANGELES -- The FBI started seeking information about the business and political dealings of state Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother Tom, a former state assemblyman, as long ago as 2005. The investigation came to light Tuesday when agents raided...

 
Military veteran diagnosed with PTSD receives free Tavares home

Military veteran diagnosed with PTSD receives free Tavares home

TAVARES - When five-year military veteran Glen Goings crossed the threshold of his new mortgage-free home, he could only describe the experience in one word: overwhelming. Goings, 35, who qualified for a free house in part because of a service-related...

 

Closed Lincolnton Furniture Company to auction off equipment

Lincolnton Furniture Company is auctioning off manufacturing equipment that was once used to build furniture in its Lincoln County facility. The auction will take place exclusively online through June 21, hosted by Industrial Recovery Services at...

 

Tiger Woods tops list of highest-paid athletes, Kobe Bryant third

Yes, it's that time of year again. Time for Forbes magazine to unveil its list of the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world. After losing the top spot last year to boxer Floyd Mayweather, Tiger Woods reclaims the top spot, earning $78.1 million from...

 

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