News archive from 8 January 2014

Blizzard in Buffalo postpones Canes game

BUFFALO, N.Y. The blizzard of '14 caused the Carolina Hurricanes' game with the Buffalo Sabres to be postponed Tuesday. As for a makeup date, that could be dicey. “The game definitely will be rescheduled,” Canes general manager...

 

More oil cars rolling through northeast Oregon

PENDLETON, Ore. -- The rising amount of crude oil on trains headed through Pendleton to Portland is coming on mixed freight trains, rather than trains made up entirely of oil cars, a railroad spokesman says. The oil boom in North Dakota means trains...

 
Your next TV: Will it be Ultra HD?

Your next TV: Will it be Ultra HD?

LAS VEGAS -- After attempts to hawk 3-D and OLED TVs fizzled in recent years, television manufacturers are taking small steps toward making a new technology, Ultra HD, more viable for mainstream consumers. It's the first TV format to be driven by the...

 
Cold weather really should get you ‘down’: Feathers, wool best to ward off chill

Cold weather really should get you ‘down’: Feathers, wool best to ward off chill

The best way to avoid goose bumps is goose feathers, experts say. Pound for pound, the downy white stuff is the best insulation against Arctic temps, according to Pat Slaven, a textile tester for Consumer Reports. The feathery fluff weighs less and...

 

Stolen goods found in Jesus Huerta's backpack, Durham police say

DURHAM A police investigator found stolen electronic equipment in a backpack carried by 17-year-old Jesus Huerta, who died in custody Nov. 19. The backpack also contained jewelry, according to a search warrant released Tuesday. Information on the...

 

Atlanta rapper surrenders on threat charges

ATLANTA -- Fulton County sheriff's officials say Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy surrendered late last week on charges including terroristic threats, false imprisonment and battery. According to Fulton County jail records, the rapper is free on $45,000...

 
The year of the Bronx! Borough celebrates its centennial with 12 months of events

The year of the Bronx! Borough celebrates its centennial with 12 months of events

Mark your calendars — 2014 is the year of the Bronx! From the return of “Taste of the Bronx” to a borough-wide scavenger hunt, residents will celebrate the borough’s 100th birthday with a year-long bash. RELATED: BRONX: HIPSTERS' FINAL FRONTIER The...

 

Hough wrestling wins Holy Angels Invitational

Hough wrestling beat 54 other teams to win the 2014 Holy Angels Invitational at Bojangles' Coliseum on Jan. 3-4. The Huskies scored 189.5 points to beat second-place Eden Morehead by 13.5 points. Hough had one individual champion in the tournament,...

 

Lakers waive F Shawne Williams

DALLAS -- The Los Angeles Lakers have waived forward Shawne Williams. Williams averaged 5.2 points and 4.5 rebounds while playing about 20 minutes a game before being waived Tuesday. He started 11 of his 32 games this season. Originally selected 17th...

 

Otter's water: Governor aims to build dams

BOISE, Idaho -- Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter aims to build billions of dollars' worth of new and expanded dams as part of his dream of capturing more water in the drought-stricken southern desert of Idaho to irrigate potatoes, grow cities and...

 

Federal judge signs off on water pollution limits

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A federal judge is signing off on water pollution rules, but environmentalists are blasting the ruling and say they may appeal the decision. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle ruled Tuesday that state and federal authorities can...

 

Jon Richardson's will calls for sale of his Panthers stake

Jon Richardson, the son of the Carolina Panthers majority owner who died in July, said in his will that he wanted his portion of the team sold after his death, according to documents filed in Mecklenburg County Superior Court. The Richardson family,...

 
Fan claims NFL is withholding Super Bowl tickets from public, selling most to companies

Fan claims NFL is withholding Super Bowl tickets from public, selling most to companies

A Jersey guy hopes to sack the NFL over its Super Bowl ticket policy, accusing the league of greedily gouging its biggest fans for seats to its biggest game. Football fan Josh Finkelman, in a lawsuit filed in Newark Federal Court, charged the league...

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Hawks request waivers on F Cartier Martin

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks have waived forward Cartier Martin. The move was announced Tuesday by general manager Danny Ferry. Martin signed with the Hawks during the preseason and appeared in 25 games with two starts. He averaged 6.6 points, 2.0...

 

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