News archive from 10 September 2012, page 13

Argentina: Indian guru leads mass meditation rally

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - An Indian guru has drawn a huge crowd in Argentina's capital to meditate against violence and stress. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's organization estimates Sunday's crowd at a park swelled to more than 100,000 people. They chanted...

 

Power failure plunges most of Havana into darkness

HAVANA - Power failed in Cuba's capital Sunday night, plunging most of the city and some of its suburbs into darkness. There was no immediate word on what caused the blackout, which hit a little after 8 p.m. in the middle of the nightly news on...

 
Pay package for new UA president worth up to $652K

Pay package for new UA president worth up to $652K

In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, photo, incoming University of Alabama President Guy Bailey speaks to reporters during a media day at Gorgas Library on the campus in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on .(AP Photo/The Tuscaloosa News, Dusty Compton) Guy Bailey received...

 
Commentary: Defense bails out offense, keeps Lions alive

Commentary: Defense bails out offense, keeps Lions alive

This was a game they were supposed to win. So this was a job they had to do, one way or another.For the Lions' defense Sunday, that meant picking up the slack. And the occasional sack. And if necessary, at times, it meant trying to beat the St. Louis...

 

Valois leads qualifiers in US Mid-Amateur

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Brad Valois of Warwick, R.I., shot a 3-under 68 on Sunday at Conway Farms to take qualifying medallist honors in the U.S. Mid-Amateur. The 25-year-old Warwick had a 1-under 141 total after opening with a 73 on Saturday at the...

 

Katie Douglas scores 30 to lead Indiana Fever past Phoenix Mercury

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Katie Douglas scored a season-high 30 points to help the Indiana Fever beat the Phoenix Mercury 89-83 on Sunday night. Douglas shot 12 for 18 from the field and became just the 10th player in WNBA history to reach 5,000 career...

AZCentral, 21:30 in Sport
 

Dennis Fradin 1945-2012

As a Chicago Public Schools teacher, Dennis Fradin made up stories to capture his students' imaginations. "He wrote one story about a little red crayon, which had to figure out a way to make it on its own after melting on a hot summer day,"...

 

Mother charged in death of baby

A Chicago woman has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after leaving her 21/2-month-old daughter alone in the bathtub, where she drowned, police said. Dorota Duda, 30, called 911 about 10 a.m. Wednesday from her home in the Belmont Cragin...

 

Trial begins for man accused of 1957 slaying of Sycamore girl, 7

The street sign at the corner of Archie Place and Center Cross Street in Sycamore is covered by a flowering vine so thick with greenery and purple blossoms that the signpost itself is no longer visible. But for those old enough to recall, the beauty...

 
Chemical firm's champion now EPA expert

Chemical firm's champion now EPA expert

As a lawyer and scientist for one of the world's largest makers of flame retardants, Todd Stedeford vigorously defended chemicals added to scores of household products - often by concluding the substances are far less dangerous than academic and...

 
Clark/Division Red Line renovation starts Monday

Clark/Division Red Line renovation starts Monday

The dirt-stained and decrepit CTA Clark/Division subway station on the Red Line is finally next up for a complete renovation, with preliminary work starting Monday, but construction will stretch until 2015, according to the Chicago Department of...

 

Simeon, Morgan Park high schools return to football field after melee

Two days after a melee erupted at Gately Stadium on Chicago's Far South Side, Simeon and Morgan Park high schools returned to the football field Sunday. About 8:40 p.m. Friday, Simeon's football game with Morgan Park High School was halted early in...

 

County to fight Bears' court win on taxes

Cook County officials said they plan to fight a judge's ruling that let the Chicago Bears off the hook for millions of dollars in taxes the county argues it's owed. After years of debate and legal squabbling about whether Chicago sports teams owe back...

 
Ugliness of Miami Dolphins' opener no shock at all

Ugliness of Miami Dolphins' opener no shock at all

HOUSTON -- This outcome should not surprise because the better team, the team with more talent, the one that made fewer mistakes, won the game. So there really is nothing anyone can complain about because the only folks who thought a Miami victory was...

 

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