News archive from 11 March 2014

New investor fund to benefit local startup incubator

New investor fund to benefit local startup incubator

Three years ago, Charlotte's entrepreneurial leaders united with a common goal: Stop the bleeding, said Dan Roselli, founder of Packard Place. The Queen City was regularly losing entrepreneurs to cities such as San Francisco, New York City and Boston...

 
GOP hopeful said vote for Mitt Romney was vote for ‘tyranny'

GOP hopeful said vote for Mitt Romney was vote for ‘tyranny'

A year before launching his Republican U.S. Senate campaign, Greg Brannon urged people not to vote for the party's presidential nominee, saying a vote for Mitt Romney would “advance tyranny.” Brannon also said Romney and...

 

Arlington police looking for man they say robbed grocery-store bank branch

Arlington police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who held up a bank in a grocery store Friday morning. The man walked into the First Convenience Bank inside a grocery store in the 2400 block of Ascension Boulevard about 11:30 a.m....

Dallas News, 20:04 in Crime
 

Seattle sees big gains in public transit ridership

SEATTLE -- The Seattle area saw big gains in public transit ridership last year, as more people boarded buses, trains and subways nationally than at any time since the 1950s. Record ridership on Sound Transit drove the increase, with about 30.3...

 

Recap: Colorado vs. San Diego

Scottsdale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryan Jackson smacked a two-run homer and the San Diego Padres blanked the Colorado Rockies, 5-0, in spring training action. Padres starter Andrew Cashner allowed five hits over four scoreless frames, while Rymer...

 
Florida Panthers' Jimmy Hayes is planted in right spot

Florida Panthers' Jimmy Hayes is planted in right spot

The Panthers are always looking to find bigger and stronger forwards, so it should have been no surprise when Dale Tallon acquired Jimmy Hayes in a November trade. At 6-6 and 220 pounds, Hayes has been encouraged to continue to use his big frame to...

 
Sale pitches solidly, White Sox Beat Brewers 6-3

Sale pitches solidly, White Sox Beat Brewers 6-3

PHOENIX -- Chris Sale breezed into the fifth inning with two-hit ball shortly after being chosen the White Sox's opening-day starter, and Chicago beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Monday. Sale struck out three in 4 1-3 innings, allowing only a two-out...

 

Navy admiral relays concerns about NSA changes

WASHINGTON -- The Navy admiral nominated to be the next head of the troubled National Security Agency is expressing concerns about the U.S. government turning over the bulk collection of telephone data to an independent third party, saying it could...

 

NSA leaker Edward Snowden tells SXSW audience he has no regrets

AUSTIN — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says he has no regrets about revealing the agency's mass surveillance program. Snowden spoke Monday via live video conference to a packed audience at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival....

 

New Zealand plans vote on changing national flag

WELLINGTON, New Zealand New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has announced plans for a referendum on whether to change the national flag. He said in a speech Tuesday that he wants a nationwide vote held within the next three years. The nation's current...

 

Coral Gables billionaire strongly backing Scott

As Gov. Rick Scott gave his State of the State speech to open the legislative session last week, his cheering section looked on from the upstairs visitors box in the House chamber. Scott's wife, Ann, was there with their two daughters, sons-in-law and...

 

New Zealand plans vote on changing national flag

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has announced plans for a referendum on whether to change the national flag. He said in a speech Tuesday that he wants a nationwide vote held within the next three years. The nation's...

 

Cavaliers rookie Anthony Bennett out with strained patellar tendon in left knee

The Cleveland Cavaliers can't seem to clear the hospital beds. Just as the injured guys start feeling better, more start falling down. Anthony Bennett is expected to miss about three weeks after an MRI on Sunday revealed a strained patellar tendon in...

 

Angels rough up Bauer in win over Indians

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Collin Cowgill's two-run homer off Trevor Bauer highlighted a three-run fifth inning that carried the Los Angeles Angels over the Cleveland Indians 8-3 Monday. Cowgill played in 50 games last season for the Angels after coming from...

 

2013-14 all-ACC basketball teams

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The all-Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball teams and voting results for most improved player and sixth man of the year, announced Monday by the league and determined by a vote of 77 members of the Atlantic Coast Sports...

 

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