News archive from 7 September 2013

Couple fighting oil, gas development in game area

GRAND RAPIDS - A southwestern Michigan couple is suing the federal government over a planned lease of oil and gas development rights in the Allegan State Game Area. John Davis Jr. and Marybeth Pritschet-Davis filed their lawsuit Thursday in U.S....

 

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Brown OKs fishing for invasive Lake Tahoe crayfish

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation intended to help preserve the clear waters of Lake Tahoe by allowing the commercial fishing of crayfish. The bill Brown announced signing on Friday repeals a ban on the sale or purchase of...

 

What's it like to block Jadeveon Clowney? UNC's James Hurst knows

CHAPEL HILL Offensive linemen are usually a solitary, forgotten bunch who are noticed only when something goes wrong. They like it that way. But for the entire summer, James Hurst was one of the Tar Heels' most popular players thanks to one man...

 

Rookie Ansah participates in full Lions practice

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions report that rookie defensive end Ziggy Ansah participated Friday in a full practice as the team prepares for Sunday's season opener against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field. Ansah, the No. 5 pick in this...

 

Stars in TV ad promoting Puerto Rico move to US

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico A Puerto Rican family that starred in a TV ad promoting investment in the island has joined an ongoing exodus to Florida, embarrassing a government trying to halt a deep economic malaise that has driven tens of thousands of...

 

Mexico frees 2 men jailed for drugs in US-sold van

MEXICO CITY A federal judge on Friday freed two teenagers were jailed nearly 10 months despite evidence showing that the cocaine that police found in their van may have been hidden in the vehicle before it was bought at a U.S. government auction....

 
Eastland project backers predict more tourists than NASCAR Hall

Eastland project backers predict more tourists than NASCAR Hall

Developers of a proposed Eastland Mall movie-production complex expect to attract at least 350,000 visitors in the first year, with tourists being shuttled around the site to see where movies and TV shows are filmed. That would be more visitors than...

 

FOOTBALL FEVER: The latest scores from Cullman Co. teams

We'll be posting updated high school football scores here throughout the night for all Cullman County teams. Tonight's schedule includes: Addison at Ragland Cold Springs at Sulligent East Limestone at Cullman Fairview at Hanceville Good Hope at Holly...

 

Developer scales down grandiose project for Mount Washington

By Mark Belko / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Some five years after it was first proposed, a developer is scrapping plans for a grandiose $100 million hotel-condominium project on Mount Washington in favor of a more modest apartment complex. Gone will be...

 

Detroit had no choice but bankruptcy, city says in response to creditors

With more than $18 billion in debt and about 100,000 creditors, it was impossible to continue restructuring talks without declaring bankruptcy, the City of Detroit said in a court document filed Friday. Along with the creditors, the city has nearly 50...

 

Car prices hit record as buyers load up on options

Americans are paying record prices for new cars and trucks, and they have only themselves to blame. The average sale price of a vehicle in the U.S. hit $31,252 last month, up almost $1,000 over the same time last year. The sharp increase has been...

 
Anniston council considers closing golf course, softball park

Anniston council considers closing golf course, softball park

slideshow “I kissed my first girl up there,” Tom Sawyer said as he reminisced about growing up next door to The Hill. The 80-year-old municipal golf course, once home to a teen center as well as beloved golf pro Buddy Moore, holds many memories for...

 
Rep. Pete King of Long Island: I am running for President

Rep. Pete King of Long Island: I am running for President

WOLFEBORO, N.H. — Rep. Peter King won’t be the best known Republican presidential candidate in 2016, but he is the first. King, making his second of four scheduled visits to the state in the summer and fall, told a New Hampshire radio station Friday...

 

Wells steps up student-loan business as other banks exit

JPMorgan Chase's announcement this week that it will stop making student loans leaves just one big bank still in the business: Wells Fargo. The San Francisco bank has steadily increased its presence in the market as its peers have streamed for the...

 

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