News archive from 8 November 2012

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By Humphrey Wu World Journalism Preparatory School

 

Junior DT Hayes commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame continued to pile up prospects for the future by adding another pledge to its 2014 haul. Defensive lineman Jay Hayes, a junior at Brooklyn (N.Y.) Poly Prep, made an oral commitment to play for the Irish, according to multiple online...

 

Dist. 203 may offer all-day kindergarten in some schools

Naperville school officials are returning to the drawing board in an effort to begin providing all-day kindergarten in District 203. The Board of Education voted unanimously this week to study the feasibility of offering a limited number of full-day...

 

Israel worries about Netanyahu's pro-Romney stand now that Obama's won

JERUSALEM -- Israeli leaders scrambled Wednesday to retract and reword their staunchly pro-Republican statements made during the U.S. presidential campaign, fearful of the fallout that might come with news that President Barack Obama had won a second...

 

News Summary: US consumer credit rises $11.4B

MORE BORROWING: Americans took out more student and auto loans in September, boosting consumer borrowing to a record level. But they cut back on credit card borrowing, a sign many remain cautious about taking on high-interest debt. STUDENT LOANS RISE:...

 

Crude oil plunges; other commodities also weaken

Oil and other energy products are closing sharply lower in the wake of the presidential election as traders turn their focus back to the problems facing Europe and the U.S. The prices of copper and other metals also fell. Agricultural commodities were...

 

House Speaker John Boehner says he'll consider tax increase

WASHINGTON - House Speaker John Boehner offered today to pursue a deal with a victorious President Barack Obama that will include higher taxes "under the right conditions" to help reduce the nation's staggering debt and put its finances in...

 

Israel worries about Netanyahu's pro-Romney stand now that Obama's won

JERUSALEM Israeli leaders scrambled Wednesday to retract and reword their staunchly pro-Republican statements made during the U.S. presidential campaign, fearful of the fallout that might come with news that President Barack Obama had won a second...

 

Genital injuries send 16k people to ERs each year

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Bicycles, furniture and clothing are all items blamed for causing genital injuries, which send almost 16,000 men and women to U.S. emergency rooms every year, according to a new study. "To put this in perspective, the...

 

Eclipse Theatre serves up every dose of familial pain

After the Goodman's mammoth production of "The Iceman Cometh" this past spring, it's refreshing - if one ever uses that adjective in conjunction with Eugene O'Neill - to revisit America's poet laureate of the dark night of the soul in cozier...

 
Kennedy family returns to the national stage with election of RFK’s grandson Joseph Kennedy III in Mass. 4th Congressional District

Kennedy family returns to the national stage with election of RFK’s grandson Joseph Kennedy III in Mass....

The Kennedys are back in the the family business - federal government. Joseph Kennedy III carried on the family legacy Tuesday when he defeated Republican opponent Sean Bielat for Massachusetts’s 4th Congressional District, marking the end of the...

 
'Steppin' Out With Irving Berlin' debuts at Winter Park Playhouse

'Steppin' Out With Irving Berlin' debuts at Winter Park Playhouse

WHAT: The Winter Park Playhouse continues its 10th anniversary season with the world premiere of "Steppin' Out With Irving Berlin." The show tells the life story of the well-loved American composer through music, narrative and dance. The...

 
Conductor: 'Marriage of Figaro' a 'reality-show' opera

Conductor: 'Marriage of Figaro' a 'reality-show' opera

WHAT: It's a madcap day of madness in the Almaviva household in Mozart's beloved comic opera "The Marriage of Figaro." A clever maid, Susanna, and her fiancé, Figaro the valet, are caught up in seduction, lust, infidelity, love and...

 
Veterans Day 2012: DeSoto Caverns free military admission Sunday

Veterans Day 2012: DeSoto Caverns free military admission Sunday

DeSoto Caverns is offering free admission and a Fun Pac for all veterans and active military personnel who visit Sunday, Nov. 11. Go here to see the list of prices and more. It includes the Christmas Light Show described here: "This special light...

 

Disney no vacation for PGA Tour players fighting to get ahead

Lake Buena Vista, Fla. - One player dug his feet into the sand and hit one bunker shot after another, his focus unbroken. A few hundred yards away, another player cast his line into a pond filled with bass next to the 15th tee on the Magnolia...

 

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