News archive from 7 March 2014, page 2

Sousa removed as Tennessee's band director

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee has removed Gary Sousa as band director, five months after the band issued a statement saying it was in a "bitter battle" with the school's athletic department and complaining about reduced travel and budget...

 

Recap: Arizona vs. Oakland

Scottsdale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Athletics and Arizona Diamondbacks played to a 8-8 10-inning Cactus League tie. The starting pitchers for both teams struggled in this one. Oakland's Sonny Cray was tagged for four runs and five hits in...

 

Recap: Milwaukee vs. Colorado

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Taylor Green's RBI single in the bottom of the eighth provided a valuable insurance run as Milwaukee topped Colorado, 5-3, in Cactus League play. I. Falu scored the go-ahead run in the frame, after reaching on one...

 

Union school board defends surprise redistricting vote

Union County school board members defended their surprise vote this week to approve a controversial redistricting plan while seething parents look to file a lawsuit over the move. Two board members who opposed redistricting, Marce Savage and Sherry...

 

Burke man sentenced for sexual offense

A Burke County man was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison after being convicted this week of statutory sexual offense involving a teenager. Richard Neil Arney, 33, of Valdese, was charged in connection with an incident in August 2012. At the...

 

U.S., Europe denounce Russia over Crimean annexation vote, impose limited sanctions

WASHINGTON The Obama administration on Thursday denounced plans for a March 16 referendum on the future of Crimea and announced that it had authorized sanctions against officials whom the United States holds responsible for the tension that's building...

 
Aaron Hernandez expected to be charged for assaulting fellow inmate in jail  

Aaron Hernandez expected to be charged for assaulting fellow inmate in jail  

The charges keep on coming for former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. Bristol County sheriff Tom Hodgson is expected to charge Hernandez with simple assault related to a fight in jail last week, according to multiple reports. Hernandez has been...

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Bronx woman wins $2 million Powerball prize with numbers found in fortune cookie

The fortune in this cookie was $2 million. A Bronx great-grandmother, after dinner at a Manhattan noodle shop, bought a Powerball ticket using the numbers inside her dessert — and wound up a winner. “It’s unbelievable,” said a thrilled Emma Duvoll,...

 
U.S., Europe denounce Russia over Crimean annexation vote, impose limited sanctions

U.S., Europe denounce Russia over Crimean annexation vote, impose limited sanctions

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Thursday denounced plans for a March 16 referendum on the future of Crimea and announced that it had authorized sanctions against officials whom the United States holds responsible for the tension that's...

 
Family court attorney faces Calhoun County Circuit Judge in GOP primary election

Family court attorney faces Calhoun County Circuit Judge in GOP primary election

slideshow slideshow The presiding Calhoun County family court judge, who has five years on the bench, is being challenged by an Anniston attorney who says she has more experience in the field than the judge does. Peggy Miller-Lacher, 46, is running in...

 
RMC closing some departments in Jacksonville

RMC closing some departments in Jacksonville

slideshow Regional Medical Center officials this week said they had closed the intensive care unit at RMC Jacksonville, and that the smaller hospital’s obstetrics services will be combined with those at the main campus in Anniston. “We will do our...

 

Rider clips Monmouth 71-60 in MAAC opener

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Daniel Stewart scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds as eighth-seeded Rider turned back ninth-seeded Monmouth 71-60 Thursday in the first game of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament Thursday. Rider (14-16)...

 
Governor says he’ll reject budget without 2 percent pay raise

Governor says he’ll reject budget without 2 percent pay raise

slideshow MONTGOMERY — Gov. Robert Bentley won't sign an education budget from the Legislature unless it includes a 2 percent pay raise for teachers, he announced Wednesday. "He'll send it back with an executive amendment," said Jennifer...

 

Oregonian editor Peter Bhatia leaving to teach

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Peter Bhatia is leaving his job as editor of The Oregonian newspaper to take a teaching job at Arizona State University. The newspaper reported Bhatia's departure on its website Thursday. Bhatia joined Oregon's largest newspaper 20...

 
Drug firms settle with Montana for $5.9M

Drug firms settle with Montana for $5.9M

HELENA, Mont. -- Subsidiaries of Johnson & Johnson have agreed to pay $5.9 million to settle a lawsuit with Montana over how an anti-psychotic drug was marketed, state Attorney General Tim Fox said Thursday. The settlement with Janssen Ortho LLC...

 

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