News archive from 12 June 2012, page 12

Hallandale Beach hosts hurricane preparedness forum

With hurricane season here, Hallandale Beach is offering a free forum to help people prepare in case of a storm. The forum will be 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Cultural Community Center, 410 SE Third St. It will include presentations and one-on-one...

 

To play nevermore: Mason retires a Raven

Derrick Mason finally decided to hang up the cleats for good on Monday. He did so as a member of the Baltimore Ravens. Mason did so despite an acrimonious departure, released by Baltimore prior to the outset of last season. He was then signed by the...

 
On the road(work) again

On the road(work) again

slideshow Last week, while drivers whizzed by Anniston’s Veterans Memorial Parkway unaware, tractors were revving up and grading work began again on the final, unfinished portion of the road. Shannon Jones, district manager for the Alabama Department...

 

Stony Who? NY team heads to College World Series

STONY BROOK, N.Y. - The Stony Brook University baseball team is making a pit stop back on its New York campus before heading to its first College World Series in Nebraska. The unheralded Seawolves upset Louisiana State University, a six-time national...

 

The skinny on nude yoga: How to get buff in the buff

The workout: Yoga Undressed: The Goddess ($19.99, True Mind Media, available at www.yogaundressed.com) Who can do this: Though this is a beginner’s workout, you’ll need a solid grounding in the basics; poses are not explained and form is only touched...

 

Anniston police investigate suspected arson

Police are investigating a suspected arson that took place at an Anniston home in the early hours of Sunday morning. Firefighters were called to a home on the 2200 block of Walnut Avenue after midnight Sunday to put out a fire on an outside door,...

 
Cottaquilla spared for now as Girl Scout officials close other camping retreats

Cottaquilla spared for now as Girl Scout officials close other camping retreats

slideshow The gates to Camp Cottaquilla, a Girl Scout retreat on a forested mountainside east of Jacksonville, will remain open following action by the Girl Scouts’ regional council to close four of its six camps. According to the Girl Scouts of...

 

Feds plan to sue Florida over voter purge

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Florida to stop its push to remove what it says are ineligible voters from their rolls.The federal agency on Monday announced its intention to sue the state. It comes the same day that...

Chron, 18:37 in World News
 

Banned words in some states: Rising sea levels

It must be frustrating for our guys in Tallahassee. The governor and the legislative leadership have made it plenty clear that they have no use for this global warming stuff. Yet climate scientists keep dumping water on Florida's future. The latest...

 

Rates on US Treasury bills rise at weekly auction

WASHINGTON-Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to the highest levels in four weeks. The Treasury Department auctioned $30 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.085 percent, up from 0.075 percent last...

 

NetJets to buy up to 425 Bombardier, Cessna planes

COLUMBUS, Ohio-NetJets, which sells partial ownership of business jets, plans to buy up to 425 new planes from Cessna and Bombardier as it renews its fleet. The Columbus, Ohio, business did not disclose the terms of the deals. It could buy $9.6...

 
Column: Durant is the anti-superstar superstar

Column: Durant is the anti-superstar superstar

Let's get one thing clear right from the start: This is not another rant against LeBron James. But it's sure hard not to root for Kevin Durant and the little city that could from America's heartland. James is the best player in the world, hands down,...

 

Auriemma sued; woman says she spurned advance

NEW YORK -- A woman who works as a NBA security official has filed an employment discrimination lawsuit saying she was relieved of some of her duties after she spurned an advance from women's national coach Geno Auriemma. Kelley Hardwick is suing...

 

A glance at the Penn State sex abuse trial

KEY DEVELOPMENTS: One of the eight alleged victims of Jerry Sandusky - dubbed Victim No. 4 - testified that he was sexually abused on the Penn State campus and in hotels, and got what he said were "creepy love letters" from the former...

 
Madison County DA's office seeks ruling to make Kishon Green eligible for the death penalty

Madison County DA's office seeks ruling to make Kishon Green eligible for the death penalty

Kishon Green, in an undated booking photo. (The Huntsville Police Department)HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Madison County District Attorney's office is asking an Alabama appeals court to overturn a local judge's ruling that capital murder defendant...

 

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