News archive from 11 October 2013

Eagles' Kelly still labels Vick as day-to-day but . . .

In a conference call with Philadelphia-area reporters on Wednesday, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano asked who would be playing quarterback for the Eagles when they visit on Sunday. Eagles coach Chip Kelly has been asked that question a lot,...

 

Burnett fitting in well on Raiders defense

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Oakland's Kevin Burnett isn't sure yet what exactly the Raiders will try to do to slow down the unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs this week. It might not matter what the plan is the way the Chiefs have played while winning their first...

 
Female photographers become ‘part of landscape' in new exhibit

Female photographers become ‘part of landscape' in new exhibit

WASHINGTON -- National Geographic, the magazine that showcases the world's best photography, is recognizing the women behind many of those images with a landmark exhibit, “Women of Vision,” that opened Thursday. Each of the 11...

 

Fla: State won't use its money on federal programs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The ongoing partial federal government shutdown could soon hit public schools and other programs across the state. The administration of Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday told all state agencies that they cannot use state money to cover...

 
Female photographers become ‘part of landscape' in new exhibit

Female photographers become ‘part of landscape' in new exhibit

WASHINGTON National Geographic, the magazine that showcases the world's best photography, is recognizing the women behind many of those images with a landmark exhibit, “Women of Vision,” that opened Thursday. Each of the 11...

 

Platform buying chemical maker MacDermid for $1.8B

A holding company, Platform, says it is buying MacDermid Inc. for $1.8 billion as a means to build a chemicals business. Platform was created by Martin Franklin, the founder of consumer products company Jarden Corp. Jarden's brands include Crock-Pot,...

 

JPMorgan sells off short-term US government debt

NEW YORK -- Investment banking giant JPMorgan Chase said Thursday it has sold all of its exposure to short-term U.S. government debt out of its money market funds, following a similar move by other money market mutual fund managers. The announcement...

 
Area schools embrace robotics programs

Area schools embrace robotics programs

slideshow Four eighth graders stood in the Piedmont Middle School media center before a hushed crowd of school administrators this week to display their latest class creation – compact robots. Two of the students, Gauge Curvin and Cole Chasteen,...

 
Eyes on Oxford: Police to install surveillance cameras downtown

Eyes on Oxford: Police to install surveillance cameras downtown

slideshow Visitors to downtown Oxford can soon expect to be watched from on high. Oxford police plan to mount four surveillance cameras in the historic area later this year. The $75,000 wireless camera system will allow patrol and communications...

 
National group to include Cleburne Co. teen on list of missing

National group to include Cleburne Co. teen on list of missing

slideshow HEFLIN – A missing Cleburne County teen will be added to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s list of missing children, Heflin’s police chief said today. Representatives of the center called the department today to offer...

 

Daryl Johnston: There shouldn’t be anybody in the Cowboys' locker room doubting Tony Romo

Former Dallas Cowboys fullback Daryl “Moose” Johnston appeared on Ben & Skin on KRLD-FM on Monday to discuss his former team. Here are some of the highlights: On if he thinks players in the Cowboys’ locker room are doubting Tony Romo: “I hope not....

Dallas News, 19:11 in Sport
 

Marina worker loses legs in forklift accident

HERNANDO BEACH, Fla. -- A Tampa Bay area marina worker lost both of his legs after a boat forklift overturned. The Hernando County Sheriff's Office reports that the forklift was approaching a seawall at Blue Pelican Marina on Thursday when it struck...

 

Hard numbers lacking in Medicaid pharmacy reform effort

MONTGOMERY — During the next two months, a state commission will look at three models for reforming the way the Alabama Medicaid Agency dispenses drugs to people in poverty. But it’s still too early to say which approach, if any, would actually save...

 
Area schools embrace robotics programs

Area schools embrace robotics programs

slideshow Four eighth graders stood in the Piedmont Middle School media center before a hushed crowd of school administrators this week to display their latest class creation – compact robots. Two of the students, Gauge Curvin and Cole Chasteen,...

 

Heflin officials hope road improvements will attract industry

HEFLIN – The roads at the Heflin Industrial Park should soon be graded and graveled, allowing better access to show the property to prospective buyers, according to administrators. For now, the entrance at Riley Road from Alabama 46 leads to the old...

 

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