News archive from 15 February 2016

Treadmill meeting? It's a thing

Treadmill meeting? It's a thing

INDIANAPOLIS — You've seen the treadmill desk. Coming soon: the treadmill meeting. Five years after treadmills began showing up in workstations, they're about to expand into conference rooms as companies seek more ways to keep employees active during...

 
Taylor rallies to win Pebble Beach for 1st win in a decade

Taylor rallies to win Pebble Beach for 1st win in a decade

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Vaughn Taylor closed with a 7-under 65 on Sunday and won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am when Phil Mickelson missed a short birdie putt on the 18th hole. It was a stunning conclusion for both. Taylor hasn't won in more...

AZCentral, 19:08 in Sport
 
At All-Star weekend, it's all about specially designed shoes

At All-Star weekend, it's all about specially designed shoes

TORONTO (AP) — All-Star weekend is one of the biggest of the NBA season for stars like LeBron James, Steph Curry, James Harden and Dwyane Wade. It's even bigger for Nike, Under Armour, Adidas and Li-Ning. With all the big stars in Toronto and millions...

Usa Today, 19:10 in Sport
 
Special-needs adults get their 'Night to Shine'

Special-needs adults get their 'Night to Shine'

FullscreenAshley Morton, 27, of St. Clair Shores waves to people as she walks down the red carpet with volunteer Amanda Zeep, 18, of Fraser during Night to Shine at Warren Woods Baptist Church on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Warren. Salwan Georges,...

 
This student bought flowers for all 834 girls at his school for Valentine's Day

This student bought flowers for all 834 girls at his school for Valentine's Day

It's never fun to be the only one without a Valentine. So this high school student took it upon himself to make sure every girl at his Utah high school felt special for Valentine's Day. High school senior Hayden Godfrey, 17, saved for a year and a...

 
3-D metal printing eliminates 'can't'

3-D metal printing eliminates 'can't'

Iowa State University’s Center for Industrial Research and Service has been learning how to use a 3D metal printer, Chris Hill from the CIRAS Technology Assistance Program explains how the printer works. AMES, Ia. — Deep in the basement of an...

 
Focused on the second half, LeBron James knows time is ticking

Focused on the second half, LeBron James knows time is ticking

TORONTO — In the scope of Kobe Bryant’s final All-Star Game, LeBron James considered his basketball mortality. "I’d be lying to you if I said I didn’t think about it," James said of retirement. "Obviously you look at Kobe’s generation...

Usa Today, 19:48 in Sport
 
Craft brewers count pennies instead of calories

Craft brewers count pennies instead of calories

FullscreenBeer ingredients at 16 Mile Brewery in Georgetown. Pale chocolate malt, left, wheat malt, munich malt and hops in pellet form. JASON MINTO/THE NEWS JOURNALFullscreenMatt Matrona a brewer at 16 Mile Brewery in Georgetown pours a bag of...

 
Things to know about Obama’s summit with SE Asian leaders

Things to know about Obama’s summit with SE Asian leaders

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama hosts Southeast Asian leaders at an unprecedented summit in California starting Monday as he looks to deepen ties with the region’s fast-growing economies. But a nation not invited — neighboring power China — will...

 
Fire chief: I-78 pileup worst I've ever seen

Fire chief: I-78 pileup worst I've ever seen

LEBANON, Pa. — “In my 31 years as a firefighter, this is probably the worst vehicle accident I’ve ever seen,” Fire Chief Richard Kreitzer of the Bunker Hill Fire Company said regarding Saturday morning’s crash on Interstate 78. The crash, which...

 
Ice rink proposal goes swimmingly

Ice rink proposal goes swimmingly

DES MOINES — It takes a lot of planning to put together the perfect proposal, but an Altoona man pulled it off in downtown Des Moines on Sunday. Edgar Camacho, 25, took his now-fiancee Kaylee Birt, 18, of Ankeny, ice skating at the Brenton Skating...

 
Longtime Alaska lawmaker Max Gruenberg passes away

Longtime Alaska lawmaker Max Gruenberg passes away

JUNEAU — Rep. Max Gruenberg, a longtime member of the Alaska House, died Sunday at his residence here. The death of Gruenberg, 72, an Anchorage Democrat, was announced Sunday morning by Gov. Bill Walker. >Gruenberg’s widow, Kayla Epstein, said in a...

 
Haines company launches effort to commercially produce Alaska seeds

Haines company launches effort to commercially produce Alaska seeds

This year a Haines couple plans to grow a crop of vegetables specifically for the seeds -- entering them into a rare group of Alaska gardeners cultivating seeds for commercial production. Like most seed companies in Alaska, Foundroot owners Leah...

 

Matsunami ties 19-year-old UAA record in balance beam

UAA gymnast M’rcy Matsunami tied a 19-year-old school record Sunday at a meet against Illinois-Chicago in Chicago. Matsunami, a senior from Omaha, Nebraska, scored a 9.85 in balance beam for the Seawolves, tying a mark set twice in 1997 by Elena...

 
Rory Feek: 'How the plan plays out is up to God'

Rory Feek: 'How the plan plays out is up to God'

INDIANAPOLIS — In a perfect world, Rory Feek would be spending Valentine's Day grilling ribeye steaks and sipping wine with his wife at their farmhouse in Tennessee. But that couldn't happen. Rory's wife Joey is fighting a losing battle with cancer....

 
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