News archive from 7 July 2015

Mount Marathon: Forsberg a force, and so were Pease and others

Mount Marathon: Forsberg a force, and so were Pease and others

As extraordinary as Emelie Forsberg’s record-shattering performance proved Saturday in winning the women’s Mount Marathon race – she hacked 2 minutes, 42 seconds off Nancy Pease’s 1990 standard – it did not break ground on a couple of fronts....

 
Sweet: Mars donates food to kitten rescued from truck

Sweet: Mars donates food to kitten rescued from truck

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — A kitten that traveled 28 miles inside the engine compartment of a pickup truck from East Stroudsburg, Pa., to the Mars Chocolate plant in Hackettstown won't get any Twix or Snickers but will be treated to a one-year supply of cat...

 
Could drug reveal force Bill Cosby's hand?

Could drug reveal force Bill Cosby's hand?

After so many first-person stories of Bill Cosby drugging and raping women over decades, an old deposition, unsealed Monday by a Pennsylvania judge, may finally be the smoking gun. According to documents obtained by the Associated Press, Cosby...

 
Musk, Iger, Murdoch headline Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference

Musk, Iger, Murdoch headline Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference

Tesla founder Elon Musk, Disney chief Bob Iger, media mogul Rupert Murdoch and sons are among the big-name guests invited to Allen & Co.'s annual Sun Valley conference. The impressive Hollywood group also includes CBS CEO Les Moonves, Viacom...

 
Apopka VFW contract includes charges for knives, crockpots

Apopka VFW contract includes charges for knives, crockpots

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10147 received exclusive use of the taxpayer-built Apopka Community Center through a handshake agreement with the late Mayor John Land about nine years ago. But anyone else interested in using the $2 million building...

 
Solar Impulse 2 likely to land in Phoenix this month

Solar Impulse 2 likely to land in Phoenix this month

When the Solar Impulse 2 flies from Hawaii to Phoenix later this month, the pilots and plane will be greeted by a whirlwind of activities at Sky Harbor International Airport. Firm dates on the Phoenix events will be announced online when the plane...

 
Jerry Weintraub, producer of 'Ocean's Eleven' and 'Karate Kid' films, dies at 77

Jerry Weintraub, producer of 'Ocean's Eleven' and 'Karate Kid' films, dies at 77

Jerry Weintraub, one of the last of Hollywood's great old-school impresarios, died Monday at age 77 in Santa Barbara, his publicist confirmed. Notable deaths of 2015 Photos of leaders, stars and other notable figures who died in 2015. Notable deaths...

 

McTaggert wins Hatcher Pass Marathon for third time

Shawn McTaggert of Palmer over the weekend won the women’s title at the Hatcher Pass Marathon for the third time in the five-year history of a 26.2-miler that climbs nearly 4,000 feet in elevation. McTaggert’s time of 3 hours, 54 minutes, 1 second, on...

 

UAA gymnast Penker 14th at World University Games

UAA gymnast Simone Penker of Austria finished 14th in the all-around Monday at the World University Games in South Korea. Penker, who will be a senior next season, has competed twice internationally for Austria in the last year. Penker will compete in...

 
Calderon and Stern: Fight climate change, boost economy

Calderon and Stern: Fight climate change, boost economy

Taking strong climate action is a multitrillion dollar opportunity for better economic growth. Recent trends in the global economy — such as the falling cost of clean energy, the spread of carbon pricing and the continuing volatility of oil prices —...

 
FSU's De'Andre Johnson 'embarrassed' by incident that led to battery charge

FSU's De'Andre Johnson 'embarrassed' by incident that led to battery charge

De'Andre Johnson issued an apology to members of the FSU football program through his attorney and is "embarrassed" by an incident that led to misdemeanor battery charge. Johnson was charged after allegedly striking a woman at a Tallahassee...

 
Gluck: No quick fix for perils of restrictor-plate racing

Gluck: No quick fix for perils of restrictor-plate racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Austin Dillon's horrifying crash into the catchfence early Monday morning at Daytona International Speedway sparked renewed calls from some drivers to fix NASCAR's perilous restrictor-plate racing. "That isn't the first time...

Usa Today, 20:33 in Sport
 
Water-main break closes Legoland Florida early

Water-main break closes Legoland Florida early

A water-main break in Winter Haven disrupted operations at Legoland Florida on Monday afternoon, forcing the theme park to close early for the day. Legoland Florida, created on the land where the Cypress Gardens attraction operated for decades, added...

 
Hoops junkie Billy Donovan is getting his fix with Thunder

Hoops junkie Billy Donovan is getting his fix with Thunder

Orlando Sentinel If you want to know why Billy Donovan left Florida, you needed to watch him Monday at an Orlando Pro Summer League game. He appeared to be going through withdrawals as he sat the end of the scorer's table and watched the Thunder play...

 
Aaron Gordon's game has taken a 180-degree turn

Aaron Gordon's game has taken a 180-degree turn

Most scouting reports about Aaron Gordon prior to the 2014 NBA Draft left no ambiguity. His athletic ability, smarts and work ethic drew praise. But no one, it seemed, thought he could shoot, handle the ball or create his own offense. The book on...

 

News Widget for Webmasters

Newsrt at twitter
«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31