News archive from 12 September 2011

Tributes, services across Michigan mark Sept. 11 anniversary

Birmingham - The hunk of steel taken from Ground Zero and unveiled today inside the Birmingham Fire Department garage is twisted and rusted but serves as a symbol of American perseverance and a remembrance for those who died 10 years ago today. A host...

 

14 arrested by campus police at U-M's first night game

Ann Arbor - University of Michigan Police arrested 14 people at Saturday's football game against Notre Dame, officials said. Attendance at the game - 114,804 - set an NCAA record. The Wolverines won the game 35-31. Five of the suspects were arrested...

 
Three-year-old boy Kienan Hebert returned home unharmed four days after being kidnapped

Three-year-old boy Kienan Hebert returned home unharmed four days after being kidnapped

Talk about a Sunday miracle. A missing toddler was returned to his family's home unharmed four days after he went missing, in what cops say was an unlikely - and incredible - ending, the Vancouver Sun reported. Three-year-old Kienan Hebert's return to...

 

More ground turkey recalled for salmonella worries

Detroit - A company that produces and sells meats said today it is recalling about 185,000 pounds of ground turkey because of salmonella. The meat is sold at Metro Detroit retailers as Honeysuckle White Fresh Ground Turkey and as Kroger store brand...

 
NYPD recovers one of stolen vans that sparked 9/11 anniversary security fears

NYPD recovers one of stolen vans that sparked 9/11 anniversary security fears

Police have recovered one of the three missing vans that raised security fears as the city marks the tenth anniversary of 9/11. A dark green Chevy van stolen from a World Trade Center contractor was found Saturday night, police said. The van was...

 
Keenum back in passing groove for Houston less than year after knee injury almost ended career

Keenum back in passing groove for Houston less than year after knee injury almost ended career

DENTON, Texas (AP) - Next weekend will mark one year since a devastating knee injury to Houston quarterback Case Keenum could have ended his college career. Now, two games into a rare sixth season of NCAA eligibility, Keenum is getting back into his...

 

German Dissent Magnifies Uncertainty in Europe

MARSEILLE - There’s little doubt that Germany calls the shots in Europe. But these days, the question is whether they are the right ones. Multimedia Interactive Feature Tracking Europe's Debt Crisis Add to Portfolio Barclays PLC Go to your Portfolio

 

Greece Announces New Measures to Close Budget Gap

ATHENS - With foreign creditors and global markets piling pressure on Greece to meet the conditions of an international bailout and stave off a default that would shake the euro zone, the debt-ridden government announced further budget cuts on Sunday...

 

Stafford sparkles in Lions' 27-20 win over Bucs

TAMPA, Fla. - Matthew Stafford threw for 305 yards and three touchdowns Sunday to help the Detroit Lions beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-20 for their fifth consecutive victory dating to the final month of the 2010 season. Stafford completed 24 of 33...

 

Gov. Rick Snyder to speak at Sept. 11 service in Dearborn tonight

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is to speak tonight at a Sept. 11 anniversary service in Dearborn at The Henry Ford museum along with Christian and Muslim leaders from Dearborn. Called the Remembrance and Unity Ceremony, the event will feature prayers...

 

City nears funding goal on commuter ferry plan

LYNN - For the last decade, Lynn officials have pitched the idea of building a commuter ferry to anyone who would listen to them at the State House. Now, armed with $2 million in state grants received over the last four years, the city could be just a...

 

Town plans forums on race

The town of Milton is tackling the sticky topic of race this fall in a series of public discussions aimed at making the increasingly diverse community more welcoming. Town Administrator Kevin Mearn says the “Race and Place"" program was not...

 

Food for mind, and body

RANDOLPH - Ever wish you could sip a cup of hot chocolate or munch on chips while studying at the library? At the Turner Free Library in Randolph, snacking is now not only allowed, it is encouraged. Sara Slymon, director of the library, said the days...

 

Town cuts back its plans for school

School officials in Lincoln are working to scale back plans for a new kindergarten-to-Grade 8 school after the state raised concerns about its size and scope. The Massachusetts School Building Authority sent local officials a letter early last month...

 

Proposed closings of small-town post offices threaten community spirit

WEDRON, Ill. - In September 1926, a young airmail pilot named Charles Lindbergh crashed his plane in a field on the outskirts of this Fox River town about 80 miles southwest of Chicago. Eight months later, he made the world's first solo transatlantic...

 

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