News archive from 11 September 2012

The Readery debuts at The Standard in Miami Beach

A new kiosk featuring a curated set of books and magazines, as well as Warby Parker's line of eyeglass and sunglass frames has debuted at The Standard Spa in Miami Beach, the company said Monday. Called “The Readery,” the kiosk...

 

Zoobilation on Sept. 20 to celebrate Montgomery Zoo's 40th anniversary

The Montgomery Zoo announces Zoobilation 2012, celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Montgomery Zoo. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. Setp. 20. Hosted by the Montgomery Area Zoological Society, Zoobilation is a fun-filled, adult only cocktail party,...

 
U-M's Brady Hoke 'not concerned yet' about offensive line play

U-M's Brady Hoke 'not concerned yet' about offensive line play

Ann Arbor - Michigan's offense had a mission last Saturday, and it was accomplished.Now, it's all about consistency and balancing the Denard Robinson Show with the rest of the offense, particularly the run game. Robinson, the Big Ten offensive player...

 
Jordin Tootoo's attitude appealed to Wings' Ken Holland

Jordin Tootoo's attitude appealed to Wings' Ken Holland

Detroit - There's going to be a little bit of an adjustment period seeing Jordin Tootoo in a Red Wings jersey - for fans and for Tootoo.The former Predators agitator, who signed a free-agent contract with the Wings on July 1, took part Monday in his...

 
Angels' Dan Haren hopes to leave A's scratching their heads again

Angels' Dan Haren hopes to leave A's scratching their heads again

The Oakland Athletics will get another crack at Dan Haren in the opener of a critical four-game series in Anaheim on Monday night after being somewhat baffled by the Angels' right-hander last Wednesday in Oakland. Haren's fastball rarely tops 88 mph...

 

Miami woman claims $1 million Mega Money jackpot

A Miami woman claimed the Mega Money jackpot of $1 million at Florida Lottery headquarters on Friday. Ida Coello, 52, of Miami, chose the one-time, lump-sum payment option of $836,561.08. Coello told lottery officials she typically spends a dollar or...

 

S. African leader defends record as vote looms

JOHANNESBURG South African President Jacob Zuma said his government provides public services better than any other African country, defending his record Monday against mounting and often-violent protests as he gears up for a re-election bid. Zuma told...

 
Jefferson County struggles with deficit as budget deadline approaches

Jefferson County struggles with deficit as budget deadline approaches

Jefferson County Manager Tony Petelos warned commissioners that continued neglect of repairs and maintenance could come back to cost the county. (The Birmingham News/Bernard Troncale) BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Jefferson County Commission must close...

 
North Alabama man's lawsuit claims Albertville profiting from $500 city court restitution fee

North Alabama man's lawsuit claims Albertville profiting from $500 city court restitution fee

Lawsuit filed against Albertville challenging city court restitution feeBIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A north Alabama man claims in a federal lawsuit that Albertville is profiting from its city court charging $500 restitution in plea deals, even when there...

 
2 boys arrested, charged with burglarizing Decatur residence

2 boys arrested, charged with burglarizing Decatur residence

File PhotoDECATUR, Alabama -- Decatur police arrested and charged two boys with second-degree burglary Saturday in the 600 block of Prospect Drive. Police said the boys, 14 and 12, were caught after running out of an occupied residence. They were...

 

S. African leader defends record as vote looms

JOHANNESBURG -- South African President Jacob Zuma said his government provides public services better than any other African country, defending his record Monday against mounting and often-violent protests as he gears up for a re-election bid. Zuma...

 

9/11 WTC health program adds 50 types of cancer

NEW YORK -- The federal government will include about 50 types of cancer on the list of Sept. 11 World Trade Center-related illnesses covered by a program to pay for health coverage. Democratic New York Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEHR'-sten...

 

Gosselin: Rays and A's have what troubles the Rangers

Rick Gosselin, sports columnist for The Dallas Morning News and SportsDayDFW.com and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame  selection committee, answered your questions about the Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks and Stars in a live chat Monday. Some...

Dallas News, 17:07 in Sport
 

Clinton, Eastwood speeches ranked best moments of conventions

The Big Dog beat the guy in the Big Chair. And a guy talking to an empty chair beat the guy trying to win the White HouseAsked to name the highlights of the Democratic and Republican national conventions, most people cited a pair speakers who won't...

 

S. African leader defends record as vote looms

JOHANNESBURG - South African President Jacob Zuma said his government provides public services better than any other African country, defending his record Monday against mounting and often-violent protests as he gears up for a re-election bid. Zuma...

 

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