News archive from 9 October 2012

Fisher defends questionable calls in FSU's loss

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State's dream of contending for a national championship may have disappeared on a pair of fourth quarter decisions by coach Jimbo Fisher. The third-year Seminole coach disdained a field goal attempt with 9:35 left Saturday...

 

Tigers-A's ALDS Game 4 will start at 9:37 p.m., will be shown on TBS

A Tigers-A's Game 4, if necessary, in the American League Division Series will start at 9:37 p.m. Wednesday at O.co Coliseum. The game will be shown on TBS. Game 3 of the series will start at 9:07 p.m. Tuesday and will also be shown on TBS.Detroit has...

 
Nickelodeon TV says Romney skipped kids' questions

Nickelodeon TV says Romney skipped kids' questions

LOS ANGELES -- Nickelodeon says Mitt Romney skipped the chance to take part in a "Kids Pick the President" special that includes his opponent. The children's' TV channel said Monday that the GOP presidential contender declined be involved in...

 

Report: Brazil elects record number of women

RIO DE JANEIRO -- A Brazilian newspaper says a record number of women have been elected as mayors. The Folha de S. Paulo reports that more than 11 percent of cities handed over the keys to city hall to female candidates during nationwide municipal...

 

American Airlines CEO acknowledges rough few weeks

NEW YORK -- American Airlines' CEO acknowledges that passengers have had a rough few weeks on the airline but says the carrier is working through its issues. "The operational performance is improving," CEO Tom Horton said in an interview...

 

Tenn. reviews deaths to check meningitis link

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee health officials are reviewing recent deaths that were not previously linked to fungal meningitis after a deadly outbreak has sickened 105 people nationwide. Tennessee Commissioner of Health Dr. John Dreyzehner said...

 
Madison Mayor Paul Finley sets up vote tonight on half-cent sale tax amendment

Madison Mayor Paul Finley sets up vote tonight on half-cent sale tax amendment

MADISON, Alabama -- Mayor Paul Finley tonight will request city council approval, authorizing the Madison Board of Education to use proceeds from a half-cent sales tax beyond debt payments for James Clemens High School. Robin Conn/The Huntsville...

 

Giants' Hill banned four games for drug violation

(Reuters) - New York Giants rookie safety Will Hill has been suspended four without pay after violating the National Football League's (NFL) policy on performance enhancing substances. The 22-year-old's suspension begins immediately and he will be...

 

How the major stock indexes fared on Monday

Investors looked warily at forecasts for poor U.S. corporate earnings and weaker growth in Asia and decided there wasn't much reason to buy stocks. Companies in the S&P 500 index are expected to post an overall decline in profits for the first...

 

Report: Brazil elects record number of women

RIO DE JANEIRO A Brazilian newspaper says a record number of women have been elected as mayors. The Folha de S. Paulo reports that more than 11 percent of cities handed over the keys to city hall to female candidates during nationwide municipal...

 

Son of slain New Baltimore couple offers $10,000 reward for leads in murder case

New Baltimore - A man formerly accused in the brutal killing of his parents has put up $10,000 to solicit new tips in their October 2006 slaying.Crime Stoppers of Michigan Monday said Ronald F. Jabalee added the funds to enhance its $2,500 reward for...

 

American Airlines CEO acknowledges rough few weeks

NEW YORK -- American Airlines' CEO acknowledges that passengers have had a rough few weeks on the airline but says the carrier is working through its issues. "The operational performance is improving," CEO Tom Horton said in an interview...

 

News Summary: Commodities fall on China forecast

ECONOMIC DRIFTS: Most commodity prices fell after a forecast of slower growth in China ramped up concerns about the global economy. Gold, industrial metals, oil and soybeans all finished lower. One bright spot was natural gas, which rose. GLOBAL...

 

West Bloomfield football player could face charges for punching Stoney Creek coach

A West Bloomfield High School varsity football player could be charged with assault after police say he punched a coach in the face at the end of a game against Stoney Creek in Rochester Hills on Friday night. The 16-year-old student, whose name was...

 

Willo ‘Dean’ Connally Richardson

CULLMAN - Willo 'Dean' Connally Richardson Memorial services for Willo "Dean" Connally Richardson, 77, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at Smoke Rise United Methodist Church. Ridout's Gardendale Chapel is in charge of...

 

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