News archive from 18 June 2013

NC man charged with commodity pool fraud

A Moore County man was charged Monday with commodity pool fraud after authorities said he misused funds in a commodity pool, a private fund that combines investor money to make more profitable trades in the futures and commodities markets. James...

 

Rate settlement has Duke residential customers paying about 5% more

Duke Energy Carolinas' residential customers would pay about 5 percent more a month under a rate settlement reached last week, according to a filing Monday. The agreement between Duke Carolinas and the Public Staff, a consumer advocacy arm of the N.C....

 

Dominican merchants close border market over ban

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic Merchants in the Dominican Republic have shuttered a large border market in protest over neighboring Haiti's ban on poultry and egg imports. The Dajabon market was closed Monday seeking to pressure Haiti to drop the...

 
Oregon St. sends Cards packing with 11-4 CWS win

Oregon St. sends Cards packing with 11-4 CWS win

OMAHA, Neb. -- Oregon State used a seven-run fourth inning to break open the game against mistake-prone Louisville, and the Beavers stayed alive in the College World Series with an 11-4 victory on Monday. The No. 3 national seed Beavers (51-12) play...

 

TOP SPORTS: Ex-NFL star Chad Johnson released from jail

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A contrite Chad Johnson apologized Monday for disrespecting a judge when the former NFL star slapped his attorney on the backside in court last week and was released from jail after only a week instead of 30 days. Broward...

 

NHTSA chief: No deadline to finalize car backup cameras

Washington — National Highway Traffic Safety Administration chief David Strickland says he has no time frame for finalizing delayed rear-visibility rules that would require automakers to install back-up cameras in all new vehicles. “We want to make...

 

Dominican merchants close border market over ban

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Merchants in the Dominican Republic have shuttered a large border market in protest over neighboring Haiti's ban on poultry and egg imports. The Dajabon market was closed Monday seeking to pressure Haiti to drop...

 
Food critic Lucy Cooper dies at 95

Food critic Lucy Cooper dies at 95

Lucy D. Cooper wrote about food and restaurants for the Miami Herald under the headlines “Behind the Menu” and “Wine and Dine,” and authored the 1988 cookbook, Southern Entertaining; A New Taste of the...

 

District 59 preparing to buy Wellington restaurant

A local school district is looking to buy the iconic Wellington restaurant and banquet space in Arlington Heights. The Community Consolidated School District 59 school board recently approved $1.8 million for the purchase of a three-acre site at 2121...

 
Edward Snowden vows more disclosures about U.S. surveillance

Edward Snowden vows more disclosures about U.S. surveillance

WASHINGTON - Defiant and apparently unbowed by threats of prosecution, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden vowed Monday to release more secrets about U.S. intelligence surveillance systems that he described as "nakedly,...

 

This Week in Golf -- June 20-23

Leishman, who earned his first title on the PGA Tour, finished the tournament at 14-under-par 266. The Australian had twice finished as the runner-up, and tied for third at the Byron Nelson Championship that May. U.S. Open winner Justin Rose is in the...

 

NHTSA chief: No deadline to finalize car backup cameras

Washington — National Highway Traffic Safety Administration chief David Strickland says he has no time frame for finalizing delayed rear-visibility rules that would require automakers to install back-up cameras in all new vehicles. “We want to make...

 

Tice downplays rift with Cutler

The noise inside Mike Tice's suburban Seattle home can be deafening these days. The former Bears offensive coordinator isn't bothered by the commotion. He knew what was in store when he huddled with his wife, Diane, and decided to use their newfound...

 
Remote Michigan village abuzz over shipwreck search

Remote Michigan village abuzz over shipwreck search

FAIRPORT, MICH. - Commercial fisherman Larry Barbeau's comings and goings usually don't create much of a stir in this wind-swept Lake Michigan outpost, but in the past few days, his phone jangles the minute he arrives home. Barbeau's 46-foot boat is...

 

Clippers, Celtics reach impasse in Doc Rivers negotiations

Talks between the Clippers and Boston Celtics about a possible mega-deal that would send Coach Doc Rivers and forward Kevin Garnett to L.A. again have reached an impasse, according to several NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly....

 

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