News archive from 7 June 2012

Money woes kill Apopka High's auto, culinary programs

Thanks to the automotive program at his school, Lucas Durigan knows enough to make repairs on his own car. But Lucas and 125 of his peers will be the last group of students at Apopka High School to have the same chance. When classes let out this week,...

 

Green green grass of home to help Murray back to fitness

PARIS (Reuters) - Briton Andy Murray hopes waving goodbye to the red dust of Paris and saying hello to the green grass of home will help him overcome the troublesome back injury that plagued him at the French Open. Murray exited the tournament in a...

 
Google touts maps amid reports of Apple setback

Google touts maps amid reports of Apple setback

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's digital mapping service will get several new features in hopes of becoming more convenient, comprehensive and compelling as it braces for a potential loss in traffic from Apple's hot-selling mobile devices.Wednesday's...

Chron, 17:04 in Business
 
Addington looking for consistency with Stewart

Addington looking for consistency with Stewart

DOVER, Del. -- Steve Addington insisted he's not naturally drawn toward working with volatile, abrasive drivers. It's just the nature of job in the Cup garage. "Somehow it works out that way," said Addington, laughing. "That's just part...

 

NFL poll: 'America's Team' plays in America's division

The NFC East has long been considered one of the league's most competitive divisions. Its four members have won 12 Super Bowls (Dallas five, Giants four and Redskins three). But which is the NFL's most popular division? It's the NFC East again, at...

Dallas News, 17:06 in Sport
 

A list of NBA champions

YearChampionOpponentResult 2010-11Dallas MavericksMiami Heat 4-2 2009-10Los Angeles LakersBoston Celtics4-3 2008-09Los Angeles LakersOrlando Magic4-1 2007-08Boston CelticsLos Angeles Lakers4-2 2006-07San Antonio SpursCleveland Cavaliers4-0...

Dallas News, 17:06 in Sport
 
Two dozen southeast Queens schools go high-tech 

Two dozen southeast Queens schools go high-tech 

Students at two dozen schools in southeast Queens will soon be able to chat with children from all over the world, compete in regional spelling bees and rally elected officials without ever leaving their classrooms. City Councilman Ruben Wills...

 

Dynamo get kickoff time moved for match against Dallas

Less than two weeks after several fans sought medical assistance at BBVA Compass Stadium for heat-related issues during the rematch of the 2011 MLS Cup final, the Dynamo have successfully lobbied Major League Soccer and ESPN to move their June 16 game...

Chron, 17:08 in Sport
 

Masseuse who died at Chris Bosh's home built her own business

Chautele Mia Cooksey was not much different from any other South Florida masseuse. She embraced natural oils and the power of positive energy. She was self-employed and charged about $80 for an at-home appointment. After several years of working as a...

 
Judge denies request of Hammad Memon's mother to leave state to attend soccer tournament

Judge denies request of Hammad Memon's mother to leave state to attend soccer tournament

Safia Memon (file photo)HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- A Madison County judge denied a request today by Safia Memon to be allowed to leave the state to attend one of her children's soccer tournaments. Mrs. Memon is facing hindering prosecution charges after...

 

She’s a hero, says man whose sister died in surgery to give him kidney 

She’s my hero. A devastated Bronx man whose sister died while undergoing surgery to donate him a kidney paid tribute to her Wednesday. “She gave her life to save mine,” Roberto Medina, 39, told the Daily News. “She was a brave woman. My sister was a...

 

Report: Selig fires MLB executive VP Solomon

SportingNews.com reports: Jimmie Lee Solomon, executive VP/baseball development for Major League Baseball, has been fired by Commissioner Bud Selig, industry sources said. Solomon, who has worked for the league for 21 years, was demoted from his post...

 

Time Warner Cable guide changes Friday

Time Warner Cable customers in the Charlotte area will be noticing a change Friday in the guide function. Digital subscribers will find the feature changed as a result of an upgrade that will be rolled out throughout the Carolinas after it is...

 

Obama highlighting student loan repayment option

President Barack Obama is taking steps to help thousands of Americans better manage their federal student loan debt. Details of Obama's plan were announced by the White House today and include streamlining the application process for those who want to...

 

TB survey in China finds drug resistance rife

LONDON (Reuters) - Health experts are calling for faster testing of the 9 million people worldwide estimated to be infected with tuberculosis each year after a study in China found drug-resistant strains were rife. The study, published in the New...

 

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