News archive from 12 December 2013

Top 25 Schedule

No games scheduled No. 16 Memphis vs. UALR, 8 p.m. No. 17 Iowa State vs. No. 23 Iowa, 9:30 p.m. No. 21 Colorado vs. Elon, 8:30 p.m. No. 1 Arizona at Michigan, Noon No. 3 Ohio State vs. North Dakota State, 8:15 p.m. No. 4 Wisconsin vs. Eastern...

 

Aiding and abetting

The NAACP has called for a U.S. Department of Justice investigation into the Miami Gardens Police Department. The organization is right to be concerned, and the DOJ should step in. Given what looks like the abusive behavior by several officers toward...

 

Dem reassures backers in race for Ohio governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- State Democrats' presumptive 2014 gubernatorial nominee, Ed FitzGerald, sought on Wednesday to reassure supporters that his campaign is focused and moving forward after his running mate left the race in a flap over unpaid tax debts....

 

Nearly 9,000 in NC have now signed up for subsidized insurance

Nearly 9,000 people in North Carolina have signed up for individual insurance through the glitch-plagued healthcare.gov website, federal officials said Wednesday. The enrollment numbers are an improvement over October's total of about 1,600. But they...

 

Hilton IPO brings in $2.35B, outdoes Twitter

NEW YORK Hilton is back, and in a big way. The hotelier, which went private in 2007, on Wednesday priced its initial public offering at $20 per share. The company and a shareholder are selling 117.6 million shares, about 5 million more than originally...

 
FDNY in hot water over New School bill addressed to 'unknown Asian'

FDNY in hot water over New School bill addressed to 'unknown Asian'

The FDNY billing department could use some sensitivity training. Officials at The New School were stunned to receive a missive addressed to “UNKNOWN ASIAN” demanding a $784.20 payment for an ambulance run in the early morning hours after Halloween....

 
Old-meets-new for Modern Orthodox artist fresh off exhibiting work in Miami 

Old-meets-new for Modern Orthodox artist fresh off exhibiting work in Miami 

Blending a complex religious identity in modern painting? Brooklyn resident Elke Reva Sudin has it down to an art. The 26-year-old Boerum Hill artist, a Modern Orthodox Jew, is fresh off of exhibiting her work in Miami as part of the SELECT Fair, an...

 

Hagan bill would extend long-term unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON The federal long-term unemployment program would extend to North Carolina once again if Congress approves a provision that Sen. Kay Hagan successfully inserted into a bill, but the Senate likely won’t act on the measure until...

 

New estimate says budget deal raises deficit $41B

WASHINGTON Congress' budget office estimates that the just-announced budget deal would increase the deficit over the next two years by $41.4 billion. The analysis also says the deal would save taxpayers $23 billion, when calculated over the coming...

 

Concord's Rocky Reid runs away from opponents

CONCORD Rocky Reid's importance to the Concord Spiders offense may have been exemplified by what his teammates did in the 3A Western Regional final win over the Forestview Jaguars last Friday. Reid, a junior running back who has accounted for 40...

 

Citrus growers stop packing to check freeze damage

EXETER, Calif. -- California citrus growers have agreed to hold off packing fruit for two days to let state and county inspectors survey crop damage caused by a seven-day cold spell. California Citrus Mutual says growers will wait to pack fruit...

 

Rick Gosselin's NFL rankings: How far did Cowboys fall after rout by Bears?

1. Seattle. One loss does not a season make. The Seahawks are still the best team in the NFL and the Super Bowl favorite. 2. Denver. Only five quarterbacks have thrown TD passes in all 13 of their team’s games this season: Peyton Manning, Drew Brees,...

Dallas News, 19:07 in Sport
 

Roy Hibbert's continued dominance of Miami Heat puts spotlight back on Greg Oden

INDIANAPOLIS -- The largest obstacle standing between the defending back-to-back champions and a fourth consecutive trip to the NBA Finals careened his neck down the court to Miami's bench and checked, just to make sure, that Greg Oden wasn't dressed...

 

Police union: Officers justified in barrage after car chase in Miami-Dade

The second man killed by police early Tuesday after a wild car chase — and the wounding of a Miami-Dade patrol officer — has been identified as a Corsini Valdes, 50. Authorities say Valdes was a passenger in a Volvo driven by...

 

Austin Dillon needs a NASCAR legacy independent of the No. 3

Numbers tell stories. When I see 23, I don't see of the number that comes between 22 and 24. I see Michael Jordan, No. 23 of the Chicago Bulls. He's dunking from the free-throw line. He's hitting another improbable three against Portland. He's ruining...

 

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