News archive from 13 September 2014

Honda, Chevrolet push into natural gas market

Natural gas is the neglected stepchild of the alternative fuel vehicles industry. Used in some commercial truck fleets, municipal bus services and the occasional taxicab, the plentiful low-emissions fuel has never caught on in passenger cars...

 
Voters to decide on $50 million National Guard bond issue

Voters to decide on $50 million National Guard bond issue

MONTGOMERY —  Alabama voters in November will decide whether the state should borrow $50 million to fix up its National Guard armories. Proponents of the proposal — Amendment 2 on the November ballot — say the state has a desperate need to upgrade the...

 

Vikings deactivate former Sooners RB Adrian Peterson after child abuse charge indictment

The Minnesota Vikings benched Adrian Peterson for Sunday’s game after his attorney said he had been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to...

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Detroit's Waddle ruled out this weekend

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle has been ruled out of Sunday's game at Carolina because of a calf injury. Waddle started Monday night's victory over the New York Giants but was hurt in the first half. It was the...

 

Derek Fathauer leads Web.com Tour Finals event

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Derek Fathauer shot a 2-under 69 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead in the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship, the third of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals. Fathauer, 13th on the Web.com Tour's regular-season money...

 

MLB issues discipline following Marlins-Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- Miami Marlins pitcher Anthony DeSclafani has received a three-game suspension and Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Mike Fiers has been fined for their actions after Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton got hit in the face by a pitch from Fiers....

 
Panthers WR Benjamin has room to grow

Panthers WR Benjamin has room to grow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- While Kelvin Benjamin's NFL debut was a smashing success statistically, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the rookie wide receiver still has plenty of mistakes to correct this Sunday against the Detroit Lions. Benjamin caught six...

 

Ohio to judge: Hold off enforcing voting decision

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio officials asked a federal judge Friday to hold off from immediately forcing the state to comply with his ruling that expands early voting this fall. U.S. District Judge Peter Economus temporarily blocked an Ohio law that trims...

 

Boggs Paving pleads guilty to minority-contractor fraud scheme

The final defendant in the Boggs Paving scandal – the company itself – has pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the federal government. The company and its top executives were indicted in July 2013, accused of bilking the...

 

Brooklyn exhibit ‘Killer Heels’ celebrates drop-dead shoe design

NEW YORK — “Killer Heels” are coming to Brooklyn. A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum looks at the elevated shoe as a design object, from platform shoes dating to about 1600 to a contemporary — and lethal — 8-inch dagger stiletto. “Killer Heels:...

 

A rooftop tour of Stockholm’s Old Town

STOCKHOLM — Standing on a Stockholm street on this summer day with about a dozen other tourists, I contemplate the youngish woman who will be our guide for the next 90 minutes or so. She works for the company whose name says it all: Rooftop Tours....

 

London’s calling Dallas Cowboys fans

LONDON — Soccer will take a backseat in London on Nov. 9 when iconic Wembley Stadium hosts the Dallas Cowboys vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars. Fans of America’s Team will flock across the pond for the novel matchup, one of three regular-season NFL games...

 

McCrory tells UNC board he wants faster paths to degrees and jobs

CULLOWHEE Gov. Pat McCrory said Friday that he supports the UNC system goal of producing more degree earners, but he wants students to have faster pathways to diplomas that lead to good jobs. He said the university system's reputation is a major...

 
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford makes rare news with his feet

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford makes rare news with his feet

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford swears he didn't know his footwork was such a big deal until after Monday night's win against the New York Giants. He wiggled his way out of the pocket and found Calvin Johnson for touchdowns twice in the...

 
St. George coach brushed with atomic bomb plane

St. George coach brushed with atomic bomb plane

ST. GEORGE, Utah -- Sarkis Arslanian didn't know quite how to process the news that arrived so abruptly from the mouth of an excited friend. He did, however, agree to see one particular airplane because his buddy so breathlessly reported, "It...

 

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