News archive from 15 July 2013

Peavy hopes to return this weekend

PHILADELPHIA - Jake Peavy is hopeful he can rejoin the White Sox's rotation next weekend despite a challenging minor league rehabilitation start Sunday. Peavy, in his first game since June 4 when he was diagnosed with a left rib fracture, threw five...

 

Bulls' Teague working to take big step

LAS VEGAS - Marquis Teague talks almost as quickly as he drives to the rim. His answers to questions come in short bursts, similar to when he probes the lane for an opening. That's why this scene from late Saturday stood out: Teague, after a...

 
Detroit 5, Texas 0: Justin Verlander flirts with no-hitter, leaves with tight quad

Detroit 5, Texas 0: Justin Verlander flirts with no-hitter, leaves with tight quad

The last time Justin Verlander pitched against the Texas Rangers, he was chased. He allowed eight runs on six hits in Arlington on May 16, hitting a batter, allowing a home run and walking off the mound in the third inning. But this afternoon at...

 

Boy killed, 2 sisters hurt in Sylvan Lake tubing accident

KEEGO HARBOR - Suburban Detroit authorities say a power boat collided with three children being pulled in a tube on a lake, killing one of them and seriously injuring two others. WDIV-TV and WWJ-AM say the accident happened Sunday afternoon on Sylvan...

 

The NSA is watching, but so are Amazon and Google

WASHINGTON — Not long before headlines exposed National Security Agency programs that secretly collect records of Americans’ phone calls, another surveillance system got far less attention: Nordstrom, the department store chain, acknowledged that it...

 
New Kendall wing brings trendy twist to Dadeland Mall

New Kendall wing brings trendy twist to Dadeland Mall

Poised near the main entrance of Dadeland Mall, a new, modern wing is emerging, filling with retail tenants, and soon, an array of restaurants that its developers are hoping will make the iconic shopping center an even greater destination for both...

 
Itaú Private Bank International: Building on Miami's allure to Latins

Itaú Private Bank International: Building on Miami's allure to Latins

Rich Latin Americans love Miami for all sorts of reasons: vacation, shopping, investments. All of which is proving very good for Itaú Private Bank International. Itaú, the Brazilian banking giant based in São Paulo, opened...

 
Startup Spotlight: Serranoventions and the Canoodle

Startup Spotlight: Serranoventions and the Canoodle

Serranoventions Headquarters: Miami Concept: Invent, design, develop and manufacture consumer products. Story: As a child, Serranoventions' founder German Serrano developed an innate ability to enhance current products and toys or develop new ones in...

 

Susan Amat: Tools for developing an entrepreneurial mindset in our children

A few months ago I was in Cleveland for the opening of the Blackstone LaunchPad program at Case Western Reserve University. One of the VIP guests is a businessman who has become a prominent figure in the state. When we were introduced, he said he...

 

Entrepreneurial activity heats up with the temperatures

Summer slowdown? Certainly not in the startup community. Here are a few of the events and classes heating up the calendar: • Startups on stage: Along with local events, opportunities to pitch in national and global competitions are increasing. On...

 

James Cassel: The middle-market is important, under appreciated

The middle market is the principal driver of our labor market and economy, but it's also the most misunderstood and least appreciated. Like it or not, it's time for everyone to brush up on their understanding of this important business segment and...

 

My View: Miami key in battle against ‘Superbugs'

Each year in the U.S., healthcare-acquired infections such as MRSA, Staph and Coronavirus affect nearly two million people, killing more people annually than breast cancer, prostate cancer and automobile accidents combined. Two Miami-based facilities...

 

Homestead Mayor Bateman's conflicts undisclosed

It's curious: Homestead Mayor Steven Bateman had nothing to say to the Miami Herald or its news partner CBS-News 4 about dual investigations into his possibly criminal — and definitely lucrative — conflict of interest. However,...

 

British Library to reunite Magna Carta copies

LONDON -- The Magna Carta will be on the move in 2015. The British Library plans to celebrate the 800th birthday of the document that laid the foundations of Britain's common law and civil liberties by uniting all four surviving original copies under...

 

Conn. Sen. Murphy to host export expo and forum

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is hosting an expo and forum to help expand Connecticut's relationship with Europe, the state's largest export market. As chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs,...

 

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