News archive from 16 November 2012

Rockabilly guitar queen Flores' show honors Janis Martin

Stories about women struggling against adversity in male-dominated industries abound, and music is usually no different. But guitarist/singer Rosie Flores was never discouraged. “When I was 16 and starting my first band, I'd hear,...

 
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Accused mastermind in man's slaying agrees to testify against co-defendants

The ink in Cheyanne Woods' "loyalty" tattoo may be permanent - but the sentiment clearly is not. The 17-year-old girl pleaded guilty to robbery with a firearm charges and signed a deal agreeing to testify against four of her friends, all of...

 

Top tech toys to snap up this holiday season

Central Floridians live in a highly wired community that loves the latest in high-tech toys. And there is no better time than the holidays to give - or receive - the newest smartphones, computers or games. Orlando "is home to thousands of...

 

Ferndale's Ridge Fine Arts & Handmade Wares Show set for Saturday

It's holiday art show season and the 14th Annual Ridge Fine Arts & Handmade Wares Show in Ferndale is on the schedule for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Nov. 17. Expect to find handmade jewelry, tiles, handbags, soaps, sculptures and more from 26 Michigan...

 

Sherrington: I’m betting on Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne bouncing back after ugly game

SportsDay columnist Kevin Sherrington answered reader questions during a live chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights: What happens to Claiborne if he snags another 6 penalties against the Browns? Kevin Sherrington: I think it only seemed like six,...

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Former Texans punter sues stadium tenant over turf

HOUSTON -- Former Houston Texans punter Brett Hartmann has sued the county agency that operates Reliant Stadium, blaming "unsafe turf" for a possibly career-ending knee injury. The 6-foot-2 Hartmann signed with the Texans as an undrafted...

 

Sears 3rd-quarter net loss widens

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- Sears Holding Corp. says its third-quarter loss widened with higher tax expenses and falling sales at its struggling Sears and Kmart stores. The company controlled by financier Eddie Lampert said Thursday that it lost $498...

 

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says sport will evolve, get safer

BOSTON - NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says football will evolve and get safer. Speaking to a packed auditorium at the Harvard School of Public Health, Goodell said the league will do what it needs to do to protect the safety of its 1,800 players....

 

Rebels capture Ras al Ayn, 1st town to fall in Syria's Kurdish region

RAS AL AYN, Syria -- Rebels who are fighting the Syrian government took control of a fourth border crossing with Turkey after killing or capturing the remaining government soldiers in the city of Ras al Ayn on Wednesday evening. On Thursday, there...

 

"Exposure" to U.S. may raise immigrants' obesity risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study finds that the longer immigrants from Mexico, and their U.S.-born offspring, spend in the United States, the greater their odds of becoming obese. Compared to similar individuals living in Mexico, researchers...

 

Survey: CMS faces teacher morale challenge

Teachers have lower morale than other Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools employees, especially their bosses, according to survey results released this week. Officials acknowledged that poses a major challenge. Not only are teachers the largest employee...

 

UNC heads west, hoping to discover its true identity, potential

CHAPEL HILL The first words came easily to North Carolina coach Roy Williams who, when asked recently what he hoped to learn about his team during the next week, said matter-of-factly, “I hope to learn we're good.” Williams was...

 

DA: Heroin charge dropped vs. Jon Bon Jovi's daughter

CLINTON, N.Y. - A central New York prosecutor says drug charges against Jon Bon Jovi's 19-year-old daughter have been dropped. Stephanie Bongiovi was found unresponsive by medics after she apparently overdosed on heroin in a Hamilton College dorm...

 

FBI agent in Petraeus scandal was seen as a hero

TAMPA, Fla. - FBI Special Agent Frederick Humphries II played a key role in investigating a terrorist attack aimed at blowing up Los Angeles International Airport just as the year 2000 dawned. Today, the agent, who also fatally shot a knife-wielding...

 

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