News archive from 7 July 2012

A tasty shortcut for fried green tomatoes

Green tomatoes can be hard to find unless you grow them, but Whole Foods Market usually has a supply during the spring and summer. This Southern dish can accompany cheese grits and eggs or be served as a side dish with brisket or ribs. Fried green...

 

Stryker recalls certain hip implant products

(Reuters) - Orthopedic implant maker Stryker Corp said it has begun to recall certain modular-neck stems used to correct hip biomechanics, due to potential risks associated with fretting and corrosion. The company, which has terminated the global...

 
France keen on improving NASCAR on-track product

France keen on improving NASCAR on-track product

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR chairman Brian France wants to stay away from gimmicks when it comes to improving the on-track product. Make no mistake, France wants the best racing possible. But to get there, he's ignoring a call from track promoter...

 

MLS Preview from The Sports Network (ET)

Columbus (6-5-4) at Montreal (5-11-3), 7:30 p.m. The Montreal Impact made a big signing with the addition of Italian defender Alessandro Nesta this past week. But until the former AC Milan man suites up for the Impact, the club must try to find a way...

 

MLS Preview from The Sports Network (ET)

Colorado (7-9-1) at Seattle (7-5-6), 10:30 p.m. Seattle Sounders FC is in the midst of a club- record winless run, but coach Sigi Schmid said you have to "lick your wounds" and get ready for the next match. Seattle grabbed a point at Real...

 
Jobs data force delicate balancing act for Obama

Jobs data force delicate balancing act for Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — A third straight month of weak hiring shows the U.S. economy is still struggling three years after the recession officially ended.U.S. employers added just 80,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.2 percent,...

Chron, 17:02 in World News
 
Jobs data force delicate balancing act for Obama

Jobs data force delicate balancing act for Obama

WASHINGTON -- A third straight month of weak hiring shows the U.S. economy is still struggling three years after the recession officially ended. U.S. employers added just 80,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.2 percent, the...

 
City Parks Department should fix ‘dangerous’ span of Coney Island Boardwalk, activists say 

City Parks Department should fix ‘dangerous’ span of Coney Island Boardwalk, activists say 

A swath of Coney Island’s Boardwalk is in “dangerous” disrepair and should be cordoned off until the city Parks Department fixes it, activists say. “This is an emergency situation,” said Todd Dobrin, president of Friends of the Boardwalk. Thousands of...

 
Sunken NY yacht to be raised, may offer clues

Sunken NY yacht to be raised, may offer clues

OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — A sunken yacht on which three children died during an Independence Day outing must be raised from the waters off New York's Long Island before officials can determine what caused the accident.There were 10 children and 17...

Chron, 17:04 in World News
 

Ohio restaurant owner dies hours after Obama visit

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio restaurant owner who hosted President Barack Obama for breakfast became ill and died hours later.The Summit County medical examiner's office in Akron says 70-year-old Josephine "Ann" Harris of Copley Township died...

Chron, 17:04 in World News
 

Bulls remain quiet in free agency

Thus far, the Chicago Bulls' free agency pursuit has played out in very similar fashion to that of last offseason. When the lockout ended last December, the Bulls held conversations with multiple free agent wing players -- Caron Butler, Jason...

 
Record-setting temps expected in metro Detroit as utilities chip away at outages

Record-setting temps expected in metro Detroit as utilities chip away at outages

Metro Detroit is poised to break a 24-year-old heat record today, with National Weather Service forecasters predicting a high of 102 degrees. Coupled with the heat index, said meteorologist Matt Mosteiko, it will feel like 106 degrees. An excessive...

 

Ohio restaurant owner dies hours after Obama visit

AKRON, Ohio - An Ohio restaurant owner who hosted President Barack Obama for breakfast became ill and died hours later. The Summit County medical examiner's office in Akron says 70-year-old Josephine "Ann" Harris of Copley Township died...

 

Oil falls 3 pct. on signs of more economic trouble

NEW YORK-The price of oil fell Friday on more signs of trouble for the global economy. On the New York Mercantile Exchange: Crude fell by $2.77, or 3.2 percent, to end the week at $84.45 per barrel. Gasoline gave up 5 cents to finish at $2.72 per...

 

Figures on government spending and debt

WASHINGTON- Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit July 5 15,837,517 Statutory debt limit 16,394,000 Total public debt...

 

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