News archive from 12 February 2013, page 11

Univision and ABC pick “Fusion” for network's name

The new cable-news network by ABC and Univision will be called Fusion — a brand designed to capture the mix of Spanish and English sensibilities in the venture. The Doral-based network will launch later this year will air news and...

 

State of our economy, union remain fragile

Four years ago, when President Barack Obama gave his first State of the Union speech, he talked about how the economy had been weakened and Americans' confidence shaken, but then vowed “we will rebuild, we will recover, and the United...

 

Gameday: Spurs Big 3 all out vs. Bulls

Bulls center Joakim Noah, who is battling plantar fasciitis in his right foot, reiterated his plans to play against the Spurs on Monday night. Maps United Center 1901 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA

 

Mecklenburg County High School Basketball Standings

Boys Southwestern 4A ConfOverallIndependence10-217-5Ardrey Kell9-319-3South Mecklenburg7-511-10Myers Park6-610-12Rocky River6-68-13East Mecklenburg5-710-12Butler4-89-13Providence1-111-21 I-Meck 4A ConfOverallWest...

 
Kraft Cheese, Heinz and other major companies meet city's target on salt reduction

Kraft Cheese, Heinz and other major companies meet city's target on salt reduction

City Hall has won a partial victory in its war on salt. Kraft Cheese, Heinz and Mayor Bloomberg’s beloved Subway are among 21 companies that have met city targets to cut salt in their food products, the mayor announced Monday. The companies cut salt...

 
Jennifer Aniston joins Owen Wilson in 'She's Funny That Way'

Jennifer Aniston joins Owen Wilson in 'She's Funny That Way'

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Jennifer Aniston is joining Owen Wilson in Peter Bogdanovich's comedy "She's Funny That Way," Red Granite Pictures announced in Berlin. She will play a therapist with a mother in rehab for alcoholism in the Wes...

 

GOP congressman invites Ted Nugent to Obama speech

WASHINGTON A Republican congressman says he's invited rocker Ted Nugent, who has referred to President Barack Obama's administration as "evil, America-hating," to the State of the Union address. Rep. Steve Stockman of Texas said Monday on...

 

Diluted Emanuel ethics proposal finally gets nod

Chicago aldermen on Monday endorsed Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed changes to city ethics rules, but only after the mayor watered down his proposal three times to satisfy City Council members who said they were wary of false complaints. Under the...

 
Pope's surprise resignation has Americas abuzz

Pope's surprise resignation has Americas abuzz

BOGOTA -- News that a tired and ailing Pope Benedict XVI had decided to put aside the burdens of the papacy and resign resounded throughout Latin America. Monday's news came less than a year after Benedict visited Mexico and Cuba and as he was gearing...

 
Man charged with assaulting police officer

Man charged with assaulting police officer

slideshow Anniston police charged a man with assault Friday afternoon after he allegedly threw an officer against a vehicle. Sgt. Chris Sparks said Terry Ray Winslett, 27, of Birmingham, was a passenger in a car pulled over for a minor traffic...

 

Anniston car accident leaves one injured

A two-vehicle crash occurred today on Coleman Road at 12:30 p.m., causing one car to overturn, police said. Anniston Sgt. James Studdard said a 45-year-old man was driving a Chevrolet Cavalier south on Coleman Road near Cherry Drive when he reportedly...

 
New faces, new manager, less fanfare for Miami Marlins

New faces, new manager, less fanfare for Miami Marlins

JUPITER -- Now that Mike Redmond is his manager, Juan Pierre has to stop himself from calling his former teammate on the Marlins by his old nickname — “Mike Obliqueman” — a tongue-in-cheek reference to...

 

Arch nemesis Kentucky stands between No. 7 Gators and a grip on the SEC lead

GAINESVILLE - Florida Gators senior guard Kenny Boynton did not have check the schedule. He already knew. While Boynton enjoyed Florida's 25-point win against Mississippi State on Saturday night, Tuesday night's visit from Kentucky was in the back of...

 
Critique of Freeh Report unsuccessfully tries to portray Joe Paterno as a victim, rather than an enabler of child sex offender Jerry Sandusky  

Critique of Freeh Report unsuccessfully tries to portray Joe Paterno as a victim, rather than an enabler of...

The "Critique of the Freeh Report: The Rush to Injustice Regarding Joe Paterno," is an eloquent and highfalutin report drafted by a venerable white shoe law firm, and contains independent "expert" reports from no less than a former...

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George Smith: Weeping Willie is singing 'Blue eyes ...'

Sunday morning drive time ... * * * AT THE moment I have Willie Nelson on the stereo and he’s singing “Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain.” In that is a memory … It is one of the first songs I remember hearing on the radio … by Roy Acuff on the Grand Ole...

 

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