News archive from 9 July 2014

Legal pot now a short drive for many Oregonians

Legal pot now a short drive for many Oregonians

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Recreational pot is now for sale in Washington state, and that means easy access for many residents of neighboring Oregon. The closest legal pot shop to Portland opens Wednesday, just across the Columbia River in Vancouver,...

 
Tiger Stadium plan preserving historic playing field close to approval

Tiger Stadium plan preserving historic playing field close to approval

A plan to redevelop the old Tiger Stadium site would retain the historic playing field for youth sports and ring the 10-acre property with new development — with the city now considering several confidential proposals from private developers that...

 

Darvish struck in head during Rangers BP

ARLINGTON, Texas -- All-Star pitcher Yu Darvish was struck in the head by a ball during a throwing session in the outfield while the Texas Rangers took batting practice Tuesday. Darvish resumed throwing after a few minutes. The Rangers said Darvish,...

 
Business falls off at Patrick Cannon's parking firm

Business falls off at Patrick Cannon's parking firm

Months after former Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested on corruption charges, the parking company he founded in Charlotte has lost about a third of the public parking lots it managed. E-Z Parking ran 16 public lots in March, when Cannon was arrested,...

 
AP PHOTOS: Argentine WCup fans follow team on bus

AP PHOTOS: Argentine WCup fans follow team on bus

SAO PAULO Talk about commitment to your sports team. A group of Argentine men has spent the last month traveling all over Brazil in a converted bus to follow their national soccer squad's progress during the World Cup. The four pooled their money to...

 
AP PHOTOS: Argentine WCup fans follow team on bus

AP PHOTOS: Argentine WCup fans follow team on bus

SAO PAULO -- Talk about commitment to your sports team. A group of Argentine men has spent the last month traveling all over Brazil in a converted bus to follow their national soccer squad's progress during the World Cup. The four pooled their money...

 

Israel blasts Gaza in major escalation; air raid sirens sound in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM Israel launched a fierce air and sea offensive across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday following a wave of rocket launches by the militant group Hamas, pounding targets across the coastal enclave in a barrage that killed 23 people and injured more...

 

Balch Springs police bust stolen-property ring

Balch Springs police have broken up a stolen property ring, with items stolen ranging from vehicles to guns. Officers were recovering a stolen trailer associated with a residence in the 4800 block of Navajo Drive in Balch Springs last week when they...

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Former Durham Bull back in the Majors after surgery

DURHAM When you're three years removed from being named the American League Rookie of the Year, you don't expect to be back in the minor leagues. For Jeremy Hellickson, a step back was part of an effort to step forward. Hellickson, a right-handed...

 

Ex-UALR assistant baseball coach hired at Campbell

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Former University of Arkansas at Little Rock assistant baseball coach Chris Marx has been named assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Campbell University in North Carolina. Marx spent the previous three seasons with UALR...

 

Charleston hoop coach won't travel to recruit

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Embattled College of Charleston men's basketball coach Doug Wojcik won't be allowed to recruit on the road after a school report found it likely he verbally abused players and other personnel. The school issued a statement Tuesday...

 

2 UAM football players named preseason All-America

MONTICELLO, Ark. -- University of Arkansas at Monticello football players Jamie McGee and Mike Early have been named to the USA College Football Preseason All-America team. McGee will be a sophomore kicker who was named first-team All-Conference and...

 
Is the bear really loose if the circus still follows along?

Is the bear really loose if the circus still follows along?

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is often seen this summer outside the White House, strolling down a city street, joking with ordinary Americans, grabbing a burger or a waffle cone. Just a regular guy. This week it's in Denver. A few weeks ago, in...

 
Israel blasts Gaza in major escalation; air raid sirens sound in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Israel blasts Gaza in major escalation; air raid sirens sound in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM -- Israel launched a fierce air and sea offensive across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday following a wave of rocket launches by the militant group Hamas, pounding targets across the coastal enclave in a barrage that killed 23 people and injured...

 

Bojangles' reaches a milestone: 600 stores

Bojangles', the Charlotte-based fast food company expecting to reach $1 billion in sales this year, marked another milestone on Tuesday – the opening of its 600th restaurant. The newest site, on Galleria Boulevard off Monroe Road, is among...

 

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