News archive from 6 November 2012

5 things we learned from Week 10 of high-school football

A look back at the five things we learned from the final week of district football this season. 1. No one can touch Dr. Phillips. Dr. Phillips again used a strong second half to pull out a victory, this time against Freedom for the Class 8A, District...

 

Jay-Z, opening for Obama, puts Romney in lyrics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Jay-Z has a fix for his lyrics that meets parental guidance requirements - and President Barack Obama's approval. The rapper and producer performed his hit "99 Problems" as he and Bruce Springsteen opened for an Obama rally...

 
NJ Gov. Christie: Call from The Boss made me weep

NJ Gov. Christie: Call from The Boss made me weep

KEANSBURG, N.J. -- New Jersey's famously tough-talking governor finally got a hug from his longest-running unrequited love. Speaking Monday at a briefing on storm recovery. Gov. Chris Christie revealed he unexpectedly spoke with Bruce Springsteen...

 

Apple suit vs. Google over patent rates dismissed

NEW YORK -- A federal judge in Madison, Wis., on Monday threw out a suit by Apple Inc. claiming that Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility is seeking unreasonably high license fees for the use of patents on wireless technology. The suit is part of a...

 

Colony shuts down; attorney general, governor considering action

COLONY - A last-ditch effort to keep the town open failed Sunday when the council failed to field a quorum to take action. State Sen. Paul Bussman, R-Cullman, said the voting machine at Colony will be open Tuesday. The keys to town hall were turned...

 

Fort Hood shooting victims sue government

WASHINGTON -- On the third anniversary of the Fort Hood rampage, 148 victims and family members are suing the government and seeking compensation over the attack allegedly carried out by an Army psychiatrist who is awaiting trial. The shooting at the...

 

NJ Gov. Chris Christie: Call from The Boss made me weep

KEANSBURG, N.J. - New Jersey's famously tough-talking governor finally got a hug from his longest-running unrequited love. Speaking Monday at a briefing on storm recovery. Gov. Chris Christie revealed he unexpectedly spoke with Bruce Springsteen...

 

Woodridge weighs proposal for new grocery store

Woodridge has received a proposal to build a 16,000-square-foot GFS Marketplace food store, according to village officials. The proposal, which was recently submitted by Gallagher & Henry and Gordon Service, may be built on vacant land on the...

 

With one day left, Romney, Obama seek to boost turnout

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney barreled into the final day of campaigning ahead of Tuesday's election, charging across a handful of states likely to settle their too-close-to-call duel for the White House. With an eye on...

 
Woodridge athletic center could get public financing

Woodridge athletic center could get public financing

The Woodridge Park District may get a boost from the village to build a new athletic center. Trustees have signed off on an amendment to allow the park district to build on property designated for retail business - a shopping center near 83rd Street...

 
District 214 students fall short of federal standards

District 214 students fall short of federal standards

Schools in Arlington Heights-based Township High School District 214 fell short of federal standards, but leaders stress students continue to perform well according to other measures. None of the district's six traditional high schools achieved...

 

Elgin Artspace Lofts ready to house artists

Heriberto Gallardo is a tattoo artist preparing to move out of his parents' home and into Elgin Artspace Lofts, where he will live and work with other artists. "Being around other artists will give me a chance to learn from ... and grow as an...

 
PSAL and CHSAA sporting events set to resume following postponements due to Hurricane Sandy

PSAL and CHSAA sporting events set to resume following postponements due to Hurricane Sandy

The city's Catholic high school sports league will return to action this week for the first time since Hurricane Sandy devasted the area, and the public school league is allowing its teams to return to practice and could resume a full schedule by the...

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Samsung tablets, Amazon's Kindle take large bite out of Apple's tablet market share

Apple's share of the tablet market dropped dramatically in the most recent quarter as a new Kindle offering from Amazon.com and advanced adoption of Samsung tablets running Google's Android operating system ate into the iPad's dominance, an analysis...

 

Obama volunteers flood the zone in Wisconsin

CHICAGO - Obama for America volunteers from Illinois have helped flood the zone in Wisconsin in the last few days to help work for an electoral prize the campaign would dearly love to win.A surge in volunteer hours in recent days has been fed partly...

 

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