News archive from 13 July 2015

'Queens,' 'Horror Story' bring the talent

'Queens,' 'Horror Story' bring the talent

SAN DIEGO -- Ryan Murphy brought a supercharged horror panel to Comic-Con Sunday, with stars from the FX hit, American Horror Story, and Fox's new horror-comedy, Scream Queens, which premieres Sept. 22. The loaded session included Angela Bassett, Matt...

 
Orlando City must replace Luke Boden against New York Red Bulls

Orlando City must replace Luke Boden against New York Red Bulls

As time wound down on what may have been Orlando City's worst performance of the season, things went from bad to worse. Most of Saturday night's 2-0 loss to FC Dallas was disappointing - Lions coach Adrian Heath said he hoped it was just "a bad...

 
Drivers to re-create Edsel Ford's wild 1915 road trip

Drivers to re-create Edsel Ford's wild 1915 road trip

Boyhood buddies went for a wild ride before shouldering adulthood's burdens. DETROIT — A century ago, 21-year-old Edsel Ford and six friends whose families would shape Detroit in the 20th century set out for a last fling, a cross-country road trip...

 
Florida ports dig deep to draw bigger ships, create jobs

Florida ports dig deep to draw bigger ships, create jobs

With varying success, South Florida's seaports are striving to grow wider and deeper to lure a bigger share of the increased trade expected to flow from Asia and Latin America. Port Everglades just got approval - 18 years in the making - for a...

 
BlueIndy's charging stations zap business, some say

BlueIndy's charging stations zap business, some say

INDIANAPOLIS-- The curbside charging stations for electric cars being installed across the city are seen by Mayor Greg Ballard as key to an environmentally friendly future — electronic charging stations where, for a couple of bucks, drivers can juice...

 
Wolff: In digital media's youth crusade, career paths are fuzzy

Wolff: In digital media's youth crusade, career paths are fuzzy

An extraordinary aspect of digital journalism is the age of the people who work in it. This is perhaps so self-evident that there appears to be little research on the subject. But certainly a trip from an old-media organization to a new one is...

 
Photo album offers glimpse of 130-year-old Kodiak murder

Photo album offers glimpse of 130-year-old Kodiak murder

KODIAK -- A tattered photo album arrived at the Baranov Museum in Kodiak earlier this year. Once it had been made of velvet, but only bits of the softness remained. The posed portraits were mainly taken in San Francisco. At first glance, none of the...

 
Jordan Spieth beats Tom Gillis on 2nd playoff hole to win John Deere Classic

Jordan Spieth beats Tom Gillis on 2nd playoff hole to win John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Jordan Spieth beat Tom Gillis on the second hole of a playoff to win the John Deere Classic on Sunday for his fourth victory of the season. The 46-year-old Gillis, who was attempting to become the oldest first-time winner on the...

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Former Oak Ridge player Josh Warren worked to go from Walmart cashier to NBA summer league

Former Oak Ridge player Josh Warren worked to go from Walmart cashier to NBA summer league

McDonald's manager + Walmart cashier = professional basketball player? For Josh Warren, the jobs did add up to a dream. The 6-foot-9 center has come a long way since leaving Oak Ridge High in 2007. Back then, he worked at McDonald's until about 1 in...

 
Smart lawn irrigation saves water, Orange County says

Smart lawn irrigation saves water, Orange County says

As a tool for protecting Florida's water supply, the widely used approach of establishing set days each week for authorized lawn irrigation amounts to a caveman's club, many conservation advocates say. Prodded by Orange County, state authorities are...

 
Plan your week in entertainment

Plan your week in entertainment

Plan your week in entertainment with these highlights and pop-culture milestones. MONDAY, 7/13 Watch: Running Wild with Bear Grylls returns to NBC tonight with a new season at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Among the eight celebrities to join adventurer Grylls on a...

 
New law benefits Florida gun clubs

New law benefits Florida gun clubs

Florida firearms enthusiasts will save a few dollars starting this month because of a new law that eliminates the sales tax on gun club memberships. The change, which state records show will cost $1.2 million annually, was advocated by the National...

 
Orlando could be most lucrative stop for All Aboard Florida train

Orlando could be most lucrative stop for All Aboard Florida train

Three stations in South Florida will open months before the planned All Aboard Florida train makes its initial run to, and stop at, Orlando International Airport late in 2017. Yet the Orlando leg looks to be the most lucrative of the 235-mile system,...

 
Magic appear close to trading Maurice Harkless to the Blazers

Magic appear close to trading Maurice Harkless to the Blazers

The Orlando Magic appear to be close to trading Maurice Harkless to the Portland Trail Blazers for a future second-round draft pick. The Magic acquired Harkless as a rookie in Aug. 2012 in the four-team trade that sent Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles...

 
Magic appear close to trading Maurice Harkless to the Blazers

Magic appear close to trading Maurice Harkless to the Blazers

The Orlando Magic appear to be close to trading Maurice Harkless to the Portland Trail Blazers for a future second-round draft pick. The Magic acquired Harkless as a rookie in August 2012 in the four-team trade that sent Dwight Howard to the Los...

 

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