News archive from 13 January 2012

Erik Compton displays heart to live out dream

Erik Compton can't shake this nagging foot problem. A plantar wart took hold toward the end of last year, growing to the point where he couldn't ignore it anymore. With the new PGA Tour season approaching, Compton finally saw a doctor last month to...

 
Tiger Woods will make 2012 PGA Tour debut at Pebble Beach

Tiger Woods will make 2012 PGA Tour debut at Pebble Beach

Tiger Woods, who had previously announced he would skip the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in La Jolla this year, instead will make his 2012 PGA Tour debut Feb. 9-12 at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Woods played at Pebble Beach in...

 
Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk, Jimmy Howard named All-Stars, but no Nicklas Lidstrom

Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk, Jimmy Howard named All-Stars, but no Nicklas Lidstrom

Detroit Red WIngs goaltender Jimmy Howard and forward Pavel Datsyuk were among the 36 All-Stars named today to play in the NHL All-Star Game in Ottawa. All-Star Weekend is Jan. 26-29. Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom, who captained a team in the...

 
Daily Grill joins growing restaurant trend with lower-calorie menu items

Daily Grill joins growing restaurant trend with lower-calorie menu items

Staying on a diet while eating out is getting easier as more restaurant chains offer menu items that don't break the calorie bank. The newest entrant is the Daily Grill, which just debuted its Simply 600 menu. The lunch and dinner items, which are 600...

 
The Actress Jaime King

The Actress Jaime King

A former fashion model born in Omaha, Jaime King plays a Southern belle named Lemon Breeland on the CW series “Hart of Dixie.” Now based in Los Angeles and married to Kyle Newman, a director, Ms. King, 32, is also directing her first feature film, a...

 

Some IVF patients don't follow doctor's orders

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors recommend women using fertility treatments cut back on certain activities to increase their chances of having children, but a new study suggests they're not listening. Although recommendations are based on just a...

 
Moroun isn't quitting Bridge Co. board after all, his attorney says

Moroun isn't quitting Bridge Co. board after all, his attorney says

Manuel (Matty) Moroun is not resigning from the board of the company that operates the Ambassador Bridge. Even though attorneys for Moroun told a judge this morning that the billionaire had resigned from the board of the Detroit International Bridge...

 

Get primed for spring with primroses

The plant that always seems to get me in the mood for spring gardening is the primula. If you have a progressive garden center in the area, keep your eyes open for the incredibly colorful Danova Bicolor series from Sakata Seed and other short, compact...

 

Minutemen streak on in Amherst

AMHERST - UMass coach Derek Kellogg sees his team building the kind of homecourt advantage he enjoyed as a Minutemen point guard under John Calipari in the 1990’s. Last night, UMass captured its ninth straight win at the Mullins Center with an 85-75...

 

Danica Patrick and new crew chief Greg Zipadelli settling in at Daytona test session

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Danica Patrick and her new crew chief first met last week and found themselves working together for the first time Thursday at Daytona International Speedway. Both think the relationship will work.

 

Dollar and precious metals at a glance

NEW YORK- Key currency exchange rates Thursday, compared with late Wednesday in New York: Dollar vs: Exchange Rate Pvs Day Yen 76.76 76.87 Euro $1.2827 $1.2697 Pound $1.5342 $1.5320 Swiss franc 0.9438 0.9551 Canadian dollar 1.0189 1.0196 Mexican peso...

 

Conn. health programs get EPA grants

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.-Two Connecticut programs are getting a federal funding boost for efforts to improve the residents' health. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says programs in Bridgeport and Stratford are among 13 throughout New England that...

 

How chips, PCs, services companies are faring

A look at how selected companies providing computers, components, services and related software are faring: Wednesday: Research groups Gartner and IDC say personal computer shipments dipped during the final three months of last year amid a shortage of...

 

Conrad Hamilton resigns as Phoenix North Canyon football coach

Phoenix North Canyon is looking for a new football coach after Conrad Hamilton put in his resignation on Friday. Hamilton led the program for one season. The team went 6-5 and lost to eventual Division I champion Phoenix Desert Vista 42-7 in the first...

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About 70 people lose jobs at Elster plant in Neb.

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb.-About 70 people have lost their jobs at a Elster American Meter manufacturing plant in southeast Nebraska. Elster American Meter said it has eliminated its third shift at its Nebraska City plant because of a drop in product...

 

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