News archive from 13 August 2016

3 Ways Pokmon Go Can Be Useful for Marketing

With more than 75 million downloads in a span of three weeks and counting, it is safe to say that Pokémon Go is the new phenomenon. The seems to be the trending topic across social media and is projected to continue growing. Because of this, many...

Fox News, 19:00 in Business
 

Louisiana jury convicts man of murder in 1962 death of wife

LAKE CHARLES, La. –  A Louisiana jury has found a man guilty of murder in the 1962 death of his first wife, who he had claimed accidentally drowned. KPLC-TV (http://bit.ly/2aNSy4Y ) reports jurors deliberated less than an hour Friday before returning...

Fox News, 19:02 in Crime
 
Elderly woman hurt in crash with Maricopa Ccounty Sheriff's Office deputy in Sun Lakes

Elderly woman hurt in crash with Maricopa Ccounty Sheriff's Office deputy in Sun Lakes

A woman in her late 80s was rushed to a hospital after her car collided with a Maricopa County Sheriff's Office vehicle in Sun Lakes Friday afternoon. The Sheriff's Office said the deputy driving the marked SUV was uninjured. The woman's injuries were...

 

Trump, after uproar over ISIS remarks, takes familiar stance: Blame media

By JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press ERIE, Pa. — It's the media's fault. That's out of context. Never said it in the first place. Donald Trump's claim Friday that he was merely being "sarcastic" in accusing President Barack Obama of...

 

Trump, after uproar over ISIS remarks, takes familiar stance: Blame media

By JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press ERIE, Pa. — It's the media's fault. That's out of context. Never said it in the first place. Donald Trump's claim Friday that he was merely being "sarcastic" in accusing President Barack Obama of...

 
Kia Carrington-Russell and other authors on tour in D-FW Aug. 7-13

Kia Carrington-Russell and other authors on tour in D-FW Aug. 7-13

Tickets are available for the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy's Celebration of Reading, which takes place Oct. 24 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. This year's lineup includes Drew Daywalt (The Day the Crayons Quit), C.J. Box...

 

How state BOE members voted for new Alabama superintendent

It took seven rounds of voting on Thursday for the state Board of Education to pick a new state superintendent. Michael Sentance, former secretary of education in Massachusetts, received five votes from the nine-member board when he was nominated a...

 

How state BOE members voted for new Alabama superintendent

It took seven rounds of voting on Thursday for the state Board of Education to pick a new state superintendent. Michael Sentance, former secretary of education in Massachusetts, received five votes from the nine-member board when he was nominated a...

 
Video proves Clinton suffering seizures? Not so, I was there

Video proves Clinton suffering seizures? Not so, I was there

WASHINGTON (AP) — I've never been part of a conspiracy theory. Now, video of my surprised facial expression has become Exhibit A in the latest unfounded speculation about Hillary Clinton. It starts with Clinton's visit to a muffin shop in Washington...

Chron, 19:35 in Politics
 
Chris Hansen responds to backlash over crowdfunding campaign

Chris Hansen responds to backlash over crowdfunding campaign

Some of Chris Hansen’s biggest fans are turning on the ex-NBC host with claims they donated money to his crowdfunding campaign for a new program, but he never delivered the goods. The TV personality, who left NBC in 2013, wanted to capitalize on the...

 

Venezuelan court upholds sentence given opposition leader

CARACAS, Venezuela –  An appeals court in Venezuela has upheld the nearly 14-year prison sentence given to opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez for inciting violence during anti-government protests in 2014. Lopez's lawyer, Juan Carlos Gutierrez, says the...

 

How to Solicit Valuable Feedback From Your Board

One of the drawbacks of being a CEO is that you don't have an immediate boss who will give you regular feedback on your performance. This is why your board can be helpful. The right board can be a powerful multiplier of your efforts. Their knowledge,...

Fox News, 19:47 in Business
 
J.C. Penney and DISD design shopping event for families with autistic children

J.C. Penney and DISD design shopping event for families with autistic children

When Lacinetta Coxson’s 10-year-old daughter Haley talks incessantly while spinning around during a back-to-school shopping trip on Sunday, this mother of two autistic daughters is looking forward to no judgmental comments from other shoppers. And...

 
Boivin: I'm dropping the (dish)gloves - sexism and the Olympics

Boivin: I'm dropping the (dish)gloves - sexism and the Olympics

Who knew our journey of self-discovery would hit a speed bump in Brazil? Some view the past week as an endless upchuck of political correctness. I see an opportunity for dialogue on a topic – sexism – that we tend to maneuver with as much grace as a...

AZCentral, 19:56 in Sport
 
Phoenix man with dementia reported missing

Phoenix man with dementia reported missing

Phoenix police are looking for a missing 73-year-old man with dementia who was last seen Friday morning. Leo VonKallen was last spotted at about 11:30 a.m. walking west on Dobbins Road near 51st Street in Phoenix, according to a police statement. He...

 

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