News archive from 11 November 2014

CMS board leader defends superintendent's departure, vows leak investigation

In some of their first public comments since the departure of Superintendent Heath Morrison, leaders of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board said Monday that they followed the proper procedure in ending Morrison's tenure with the district. Board...

 
Ardrey Kell girls' basketball hopes to continue success

Ardrey Kell girls' basketball hopes to continue success

The Ardrey Kell girls' basketball team will play under its third head coach in four years this season. That lack of continuity hasn't stopped the Knights from having some of the best seasons in program history, going 24-6 in 2011-12, 25-4 in 2012-13...

 
Half-million dollar Saussy Burbank homes headed for Cherry neighborhood

Half-million dollar Saussy Burbank homes headed for Cherry neighborhood

In one of the strongest signs yet of changes coming to the blue-collar Cherry neighborhood near uptown, upscale homebuilder Saussy Burbank said Monday that it is building 43 homes there with prices ranging from the $400,000s to the $600,000s. The...

 
Islamic State could replace leader if necessary

Islamic State could replace leader if necessary

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has been unable to confirm reports that the leader of the Islamic State was injured or killed this weekend, but his loss wouldn't necessarily spell the end of the organization. "I'm not aware of any successful...

 
Analysis: Pope sidelines, can't silence, U.S. cardinal

Analysis: Pope sidelines, can't silence, U.S. cardinal

VATICAN CITY — In demoting American Cardinal Raymond Burke from his powerful perch at the Vatican, Pope Francis has sidelined an outspoken conservative agitator — for now. The pope moved the feisty former archbishop of St. Louis from his role as head...

 

Tuesday's TV/Radio listings

Event Time TV NBA Orlando at Toronto 6:30 NBATV Sacramento at Mavericks 7:30 FSSW San Antonio at Golden St. 9:30 NBATV MLB Japan All-Star Series MLB All-Stars vs. Japan All-Stars 3 am MLB MLB All-Stars vs. Japan All-Stars 3 am* MLB College football...

Dallas News, 19:15 in Sport
 

Some good, some bad in Charlotte Hornets early-season statistics

PORTLAND, Ore. Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford was reminded before Sunday's game how smoothly things went last season as far as he and the players getting on the same page. Clifford recalled a story from when he was an advance scout for the New...

 
Post Office breach: The new Cold War?

Post Office breach: The new Cold War?

SAN FRANCISCO – The computer breach of the U.S. Postal Service, revealed Monday, could be part of the undeclared cold war in cyberspace, some experts say. "Everyone realizes that the next true conflict that's going to be fought is going to be...

 
Newly public emails show near-panic in GM recall

Newly public emails show near-panic in GM recall

General Motors planned to stock hundreds of thousands of replacement ignition switches two months before it announced a recall, but dumped the request without warning on its supplier. A growing sense of urgency on GM's part, and a tone of incredulity...

 
Ex-wife gets nearly $1B in divorce ruling

Ex-wife gets nearly $1B in divorce ruling

Proving the truth of F. Scott Fitzgerald's maxim that the very rich "are different from you and me," the CEO of energy giant Continental Resources (CLR) was ordered Monday to pay his ex-wife nearly $1 billion in a divorce settlement. Harold...

 

Jason Garrett finally relents, admits Cowboys are pretty good

LONDON — With a bye week on the horizon and another trans-Atlantic flight on the itinerary, Jason Garrett spoke to his team in the aftermath of its victory over Jacksonville. His message: The only easy day was yesterday. Garrett might have allowed his...

Dallas News, 19:20 in Sport
 

This time of year can be such a pain in the back

It is November, and soon it will be time to pull out the ladder, get the ornaments out of the closets and get busy with seasonal decorating. Preparing all this holiday cheer can be a pain, literally. The unnatural motion that comes with moving heavy...

 

Local art therapists offer insight into their unique way of healing

Rachel Nash is a licensed professional counselor. She works with a diverse group of clients, including children, adults and the elderly. She talks with them. She builds relationships with them. She guides them through discerning their own complex...

 

Local art therapists offer insight into their unique way of healing

Rachel Nash is a licensed professional counselor. She works with a diverse group of clients, including children, adults and the elderly. She talks with them. She builds relationships with them. She guides them through discerning their own complex...

 

Best way to brush? Even experts disagree

If you’re unsure about the best way to brush your teeth, you’re unlikely to get much help from experts. Dental associations and toothpaste and toothbrush companies don’t agree on the most effective method to brush teeth, and their advice is...

 

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