News archive from 16 September 2013

Immigrants qualify for Obamacare once they become permanent residents  

Immigrants qualify for Obamacare once they become permanent residents  

Q: My wife and I will soon get our green cards. Will we qualify for Obamacare? My wife and I are Canadian citizens. We have a winter home in Florida and hope to move there permanently soon. Our son is now a U.S. citizen, after having been a U.S....

 

Ravens do just enough for 14-6 victory over Browns

BALTIMORE -- Trailing by six points at halftime and shut out over the first 30 minutes, the Ravens made just enough plays in the second half to avoid starting 0-2. Bernard Pierce scored on a 5-yard run in the third quarter, and Joe Flacco hit rookie...

 

Effie Trinket, Kharafa win stakes at Belmont

NEW YORK -- Effie Trinket and Kharafa narrowly won the $150,000 turf stakes for New York-breds on Sunday at Belmont Park. Effie Trinket beat Wholelottashakin by a neck in the John Hettinger for fillies and mares. Luis Saez was aboard for trainer Rick...

 
Late TD sends Vikings to 31-30 loss to Bears

Late TD sends Vikings to 31-30 loss to Bears

CHICAGO -- Jared Allen blamed the defense. Leslie Frazier put this one on his own shoulders. Whether it was poor execution or poor coaching down the stretch, the Minnesota Vikings couldn't protect the lead in the closing minutes and left Soldier Field...

 

Adams scores 39 to lift Silver Stars over Dream

SAN ANTONIO -- Danielle Adams scored a franchise-record 39 points and the San Antonio Silver Stars closed a disappointing season by routing the playoff bound Atlanta Dream 97-68 on Sunday. Adams drove the lane for a spinning layup to top the franchise...

 
Arkansas QB Derby settles in after Allen's injury

Arkansas QB Derby settles in after Allen's injury

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas backup quarterback AJ Derby made the best of a difficult situation when he was suddenly forced to play against Southern Mississippi. Now the question is will Derby be in control of the offense when the Razorbacks travel...

 
Oklahoma State looking forward to bye week

Oklahoma State looking forward to bye week

STILLWATER, Okla. -- It isn't often a team coming off a 59-3 win talks about needing to utilize its upcoming bye week to improve, but for No. 12 Oklahoma State, their blowout victory over Lamar wasn't exactly a work of art. With the Cowboys (3-0)...

 
Startup Spotlight: SWOL — Soccer Without Limits

Startup Spotlight: SWOL — Soccer Without Limits

SWOL — Soccer Without Limits Concept: SWOL is a social soccer community built around a digital publishing platform that unites and engages fans. Already featuring 55+ writers from 15 countries, SWOL aims to be the world's premier content...

 
Rilea Group's Alan Ojeda builds for the long haul

Rilea Group's Alan Ojeda builds for the long haul

Miami real-estate developer Alan Ojeda is often described as a contrarian — and he's the first to agree. He zigs when others zag. He built a high-rise rental apartment, One Broadway, in downtown Miami during the last boom when most...

 

Susan Amat: Building great entrepreneurs — lessons from around the globe

Miami has come a long way in the last year. Since January, we have received international press and attention as a growing scene with a lot of promise. Open English, CareCloud, and .CO are proving that tech startups can thrive in South Florida, and...

 

Under the veil of ‘legislative privilege'

When Florida voters overwhelmingly approved the Fair Districts Constitutional Amendment in 2010 they demanded compact legislative and congressional districts. They demanded a process that would put political partisanship aside and focus on keeping...

 
Floods transform Colorado's 'Gore-Tex Vortex'

Floods transform Colorado's 'Gore-Tex Vortex'

LYONS, Colo. -- The cars that normally clog Main Street in Lyons on the way to Rocky Mountain National Park have been replaced by military supply trucks. Shop owners in Estes Park hurriedly cleared their wares in fear that the Big Thompson River will...

 
Smith earns 1st career win, Padres beat Braves

Smith earns 1st career win, Padres beat Braves

ATLANTA -- Burch Smith is learning how to pitch without trying to strike out every batter he faces. "It's funny how it works," he said. "I get the most when I'm not trying to strike guys out. I just try to keep it simple, just execute...

 
In aftermath of 'Bama-A&M, calm and perspective

In aftermath of 'Bama-A&M, calm and perspective

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- The worst defensive performance in the history of Alabama football, at least according to the stat sheet, was no reason for Nick Saban to panic. Scoring 42 points and putting up 628 yards against the No. 1 team in the country...

 
Rams' comeback falls short, Falcons hold on 31-24

Rams' comeback falls short, Falcons hold on 31-24

ATLANTA -- The St. Louis Rams were really rolling by the second half. If only the hole before halftime wasn't so deep. Sam Bradford threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns, but the Rams came up short in their bid to start a season 2-0 for the first...

 

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