News archive from 8 January 2013

12th Man, and a lot more make 2013 the highest of Cottons for Fox

Texas A&M's 41-13 victory over Oklahoma is on pace to be the highest-rated Cotton Bowl in Fox's 15 years of broadcasting the game. The game scored a 7.5 overnight rating in the 56 major markets across the country. The final national rating is...

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Review questions blood pressure tests for kids

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite long-standing recommendations that doctors check children's blood pressure at every office visit, a new review of research says there is not enough evidence to support that guideline. The researchers say more...

 
Floundering squirrel stuck in England pond draws three fire trucks to its rescue

Floundering squirrel stuck in England pond draws three fire trucks to its rescue

A group of UK firefighters pulled off a harrowing rescue when things got a bit squirrely in a London suburb recently. Three fire trucks rushed to save a squirrel after a passerby called in to report that the furry creature was stuck in a pond in...

 
Pacers, Vogel announce extension

Pacers, Vogel announce extension

The Indiana Pacers announced head coach Frank Vogel signed a contract extension on Monday. Vogel was hired Jan. 30, 2011, and is in his third season as head coach. Entering Tuesday's home game with Miami, Vogel has a 62-38 record in 100 games as a...

 
Eustis man involved in rooftop standoff after eluding deputies shoots himself

Eustis man involved in rooftop standoff after eluding deputies shoots himself

EUSTIS - A gunman who fled to his apartment's roof today vowing to kill himself rather than go to jail as deputies attempted to arrest him shot himself after the sheriff's SWAT team used a flash device in hopes of distracting him, authorities said....

 

Dr. Jane Sadler: A flood of flu cases, a plea for vaccinations

The snow has left us, but I still feel snowed-in. The number of flu patients walking into the clinic has kept our much-appreciated medical staff hopping without a break. Last week, my favorite local pharmacy told me it could not keep a stock of...

 

Reid says he misspoke with disaster comparison

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he misspoke when he said on the Senate floor that damage from Superstorm Sandy was worse than that inflicted by Hurricane Katrina. In a short statement released by his office, the Nevada Democrat...

 

News Summary: 10 banks paying $8.5B for abuses

PAYBACK: Ten major banks agreed to pay $8.5 billion to settle federal complaints that they wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners who should have been allowed to stay in their homes. END OF STORY: The settlement ends a process of reviewing foreclosure...

 

Imogene Gilley Bennefield Hill Barnett

CULLMAN - Imogene Gilley Bennefield Hill Barnett Graveside services for Imogene Gilley Bennefield Hill Barnett, 89, of Jonesboro, Ga., formerly of Cullman, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013, at Holly Pond Cemetery, Evangelist C.C. Hinton...

 

Frank F. Neal

CULLMAN - Frank F. Neal Funeral services for Frank F. Neal, 74, of Cullman will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Moss-Service Funeral Home Chapel, Dr. Jeff Steele and Rev. Dudley officiating, with interment in Hopewell Cemetery. Moss-Service...

 

Debra Juanita Lynn

CULLMAN - Debra Juanita Lynn Funeral services for Debra Juanita Lynn, 57, of Logan will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home Chapel, Malcolm Carter III officiating, with interment in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery in...

 

This Week in Golf -- Jan. 10 through Jan. 13

Howell has been runner-up in each of the past two years at Waialae. In all, he has posted three top-5 finishes at the event, but is still searching for his first Sony Open win. All 25 of last season's Web.com Tour graduates, highlighted by No. 1 Casey...

 

Auburn Delver Nethery Jr.

CULLMAN - Auburn Delver Nethery Jr. Funeral services for Auburn Delver Nethery Jr., 51, of Cullman will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home Chapel, Arthur Talley Jr. officiating, with a graveside service at West...

 
FDA proposes new food safety rules to prevent foodborne illness 

FDA proposes new food safety rules to prevent foodborne illness 

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration says its new guidelines would make the food Americans eat safer and help prevent the kinds of foodborne disease outbreaks that sicken or kill thousands of consumers each year. The rules, the most sweeping...

 
Duke starts 4th week as No. 1 in AP poll

Duke starts 4th week as No. 1 in AP poll

Unbeaten Duke and Michigan hold the top two spots in The Associated Press' college basketball poll for the fourth straight week. Duke received 62 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel, with Michigan getting the other three....

 

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