News archive from 10 June 2013

Blackhawks meet Bruins in intriguing Stanley Cup Final 1st all American Original Six matchup since 1972

Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson had said he would watch the Bruins' Eastern Conference finals series-clinching game against the Penguins if he had nothing better to do Friday night. After the Hawks beat the Kings 4-3 in double overtime...

 
Dorothy Louise Conger, 1914-2013

Dorothy Louise Conger, 1914-2013

For more than 70 years, Dorothy Louise Conger involved herself in a range of Chicago nonprofit organizations, sharing her great love of literature by reading to the blind and to rheumatic fever patients living in "iron lungs" at La Rabida...

 
Report: NSA contract worker is surveillance source

Report: NSA contract worker is surveillance source

WASHINGTON -- A 29-year-old contractor who claims to have worked at the National Security Agency and the CIA was revealed Sunday as the source of disclosures about the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs, risking prosecution by the U.S....

 
Stanley Cup finals offer something for everyone

Stanley Cup finals offer something for everyone

CHICAGO -- The Stanley Cup finals kick off when the Chicago Blackhawks host the Boston Bruins in the series opener on Wednesday night. And oh, there is plenty to love about this matchup. It's the first NHL title series between Original Six franchises...

 
Earnhardt encouraged by strong finish at Pocono

Earnhardt encouraged by strong finish at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. had two chances in the final 10 laps to beat Jimmie Johnson off a restart. He couldn't make the timely pass - or even hold on to second. But Earnhardt's third-place finish Sunday at Pocono Raceway was his second...

 

Rangers TV man Tom Grieve calls Blue Jays' Jose Bautista a 'crybaby'

Toronto Blue Jays star Jose  Bautista stuck out in the bottom of the ninth inning on Sunday and then was thrown out for arguing with the HP umpire Gary Darling. Tom Grieve had the following to say after Bautista's antics in the Texas Rangers' 6-4...

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Parishioners say fond goodbye to St. Gregory the Great parish in Detroit

Parishioners say fond goodbye to St. Gregory the Great parish in Detroit

The day was bittersweet for hundreds of people with decades of memories from St. Gregory the Great Parish in Detroit. Many alumni, who grew up attending both the church and now shuttered grade school and high school, returned Sunday reconnecting with...

 

Double shooting leaves one man dead, another wounded

Detroit Police are investigating a double shooting on the city's northwest side early today that left one man dead and another man injured. Sgt. Eren Stephens said the men were traveling in a burgundy Chevrolet Tahoe about 2:10 a.m. when their vehicle...

 
Sky's Prince in injury limbo

Sky's Prince in injury limbo

Epiphanny Prince, the Sky's leading scorer, is in limbo. She was supposed to be spending this month with the Russian national team at the EuroBasket tournament in France, where the top five finishers qualify for the 2014 World Championships. Prince,...

 
Photographer captures life in Queens' Iron Triangle before businesses there are bulldozed  

Photographer captures life in Queens' Iron Triangle before businesses there are bulldozed  

He's trying to capture the Iron Triangle before it’s paved over. Photographer Shayok Mukhopadhyay has been taking stunning portraits of the characters at Willets Point, an area slated for a massive redevelopment by the city. “The fact that they don’t...

 
Worker at Canadian GP critically injured by crane

Worker at Canadian GP critically injured by crane

MONTREAL -- Canadian Grand Prix organizers say a worker at the track hosting the race is in critical condition after he was run over by a crane removing a car from the course after the checkered flag. The man, who was not immediately identified, was...

 
Hamlin running out of time to make up Chase ground

Hamlin running out of time to make up Chase ground

LONG POND, Pa. -- Make it another top 10 for Denny Hamlin in his return from a back injury. Make it one less race on the schedule he has to gain ground in the Chase. Hamlin's grind toward a Chase for the Sprint Cup championship wild-card berth...

 
A's held to 5 hits in 4-2 loss to White Sox

A's held to 5 hits in 4-2 loss to White Sox

CHICAGO -- Josh Donaldson insisted the Oakland Athletics are just fine, that they're in no way shaken. It's going to take more than two losses to rattle them. "This team is not losing any confidence after losing two right here," Donaldson...

 

Marc Caputo: Gov. Rick Scott hopes pen is mightier than past

D ear ,   Congratulations! I am so proud of the hard work you have done this year. Through your outstanding efforts and the outstanding work of your teachers, you achieved a perfect score on: Bearing the name and signature of...

 
New Mexico: New tour goes behind the scenes of Georgia O'Keeffe home

New Mexico: New tour goes behind the scenes of Georgia O'Keeffe home

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum will begin offering a "Behind the Scenes Tour" of the artist's home and studio in Abiquiu, N.M., giving vistors a rare glimpse into her private world. The weekly tour begins June 12. O'Keeffe bought the...

 

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