News archive from 17 January 2013

Christian singer Chris Tomlin tops Billboard album chart

Christian singer Chris Tomlin tops Billboard album chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Christian singer-songwriter Chris Tomlin topped the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday as his album, "Burning Lights," became the fourth Christian album to top the charts. Tomlin, 40, who scored his first...

 

Former Mexican flyweight champ reported missing

MEXICO CITY The World Boxing Council says former flyweight boxing champion Isidro "Sid" Perez has been missing for months and his whereabouts are unknown. The Mexican citizen held the flyweight crown between 1990 and 1992. His record at...

 

Former Mexican flyweight champ reported missing

MEXICO CITY -- The World Boxing Council says former flyweight boxing champion Isidro "Sid" Perez has been missing for months and his whereabouts are unknown. The Mexican citizen held the flyweight crown between 1990 and 1992. His record at...

 

New monorail could be on way for airport

Orlando International Airport moved closer to building a new monorail Wednesday when its board picked a trio of consultants for the $181 million project. The system, similar to ones already shuttling passengers between the main terminal and the four...

 
Groveland City Manager Dolly Miller submits letter of resignation

Groveland City Manager Dolly Miller submits letter of resignation

GROVELAND - After three years at the helm, City Manager Dolly Miller is on her way out. Miller, who also serves as finance director, submitted a resignation letter last week to the mayor and City Council members. Council members will meet tonight to...

 

Cutler met with Arians, but sold on Trestman

Jay Cutler raved about new Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman and also was high on another finalist for the job. In comments to the team's website, Cutler said Wednesday he expects a quarterback-friendly offense and indicated he can't wait to get going...

 
SEE IT: Cheetah cubs make their public debut at Australian zoo 

SEE IT: Cheetah cubs make their public debut at Australian zoo 

Five cheetah cubs born in an Australian zoo made their public debut on Tuesday. Visitors to the zoo can now see the cubs “just tearing around and doing the cheetah thing,” zookeeper Michelle Lloyd told the Associated Press. The cubs were born last...

 

News Summary: JPMorgan's reports profit jump

MAMMOTH PROFITS: JPMorgan Chase said Wednesday it earned $5.3 billion in net income for common shareholders in the fourth quarter, up 55 percent over a year ago and almost certainly securing its position as the most profitable U.S. bank of 2012....

 
Norma Mendez, guilty of manslaughter in baby’s death, gets 4-12 years in prison

Norma Mendez, guilty of manslaughter in baby’s death, gets 4-12 years in prison

A woman who let a baby wither and die and then had him entombed in concrete in a brothel was sent to prison Thursday. Norma Mendez, 34, said in Spanish she wanted to apologize to the infant. "I'm not a monster,” she told the judge. “I didn't...

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Dieting doesn’t help our health after a certain age — and may even be harmful: study 

Dieting doesn’t help our health after a certain age — and may even be harmful: study 

Let grandma eat cake? Sure, go ahead, a new study suggests. Researchers from Penn State and Geisinger Healthcare System took a look at the dietary habits of a group of seniors, and found that once we've reached a certain age, filling up on sugary or...

 
Twitter might help you lose weight

Twitter might help you lose weight

A new study finds that dieters who tweet as part of a weight-loss program are more likely to drop pounds than those who don't use social media. The study, conducted by the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health, is one of the...

 
Red Wings' Ken Holland says Winter Classic is coming back, fans are priority No. 1

Red Wings' Ken Holland says Winter Classic is coming back, fans are priority No. 1

The NHL Fan Apology Tour made a stop at the Hockeytown Café this afternoon, as Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland reiterated the league's regret about putting the fans through a 113-day lockout that cost the NHL nearly half of its schedule....

 

Jackson Health System asks Kendall trauma center shut down

Ratcheting up the stakes in Miami-Dade's hospital wars, Jackson Health System has filed two petitions with the state demanding a hearing to consider its belief that the license for trauma operations at Kendall Regional Medical Center was granted...

 

Checklists may help avoid surgery oversights: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Having step-by-step checklists on hand may help doctors and nurses manage emergencies in the operating room, a new study suggests. In situations when a person's heart stops beating on the operating table or a patient begins...

 

Feces transplant may help relieve severe diarrhea

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It may sound like the most unappealing treatment available, but a small new study has concluded that inserting fecal material from a healthy person into the gut of someone with severe diarrhea may cure their problem more...

 

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