News archive from 19 May 2012

OUR VIEW: The Legislature sowed disaster on Jefferson County's budget, but it's county residents who will bear the burden

OUR VIEW: The Legislature sowed disaster on Jefferson County's budget, but it's county residents who will...

You reap what you sow. Unfortunately, as in the case of Jefferson County, you can also reap what others sow. Thursday, county officials began the difficult and painful task of trying to decide how to further cut a general fund budget that already is...

 

Wheat jumps again on worries about dry weather

Wheat futures are soaring again as more concerns about dry weather hit the market. Wheat for July delivery rose 37.5 cents, a gain of 5.7 percent, to settle at $6.9525 Friday. Corn also rose, but not as much. The price of wheat has jumped 16 percent...

 
Feds say Colorado wildfire started on camp stove

Feds say Colorado wildfire started on camp stove

LIVERMORE, Colo. (AP) — Federal authorities have blamed a Colorado man for starting a wildfire that has burned about 12 square miles in the northern part of the state.The U.S. Attorney's Office says James J. Weber of Fort Collins started the fire with...

Chron, 17:02 in World News
 
Publix: 2 Bags of Doritos + Free PepsiMax for $4.29 Starts Saturday + More Yellow Ad Deals

Publix: 2 Bags of Doritos + Free PepsiMax for $4.29 Starts Saturday + More Yellow Ad Deals

Christie Dedman/News StaffStarting tomorrow there will be a new Yellow Ad at Publix. Ends June 8. If you don't see it, ask customer service for a copy. There's a coupon good for a free Pepsi Max when you purchase 2 bags of Doritos. The Doritos are buy...

 

Dollar falls against euro for first time in a week

NEW YORK (AP) — The dollar fell against the euro for the first time in a week, as excitement about Facebook's initial public offering overshadowed problems in Europe.The euro rose to $1.2737 in late trading Friday from $1.2714 late Thursday.The U.S....

Chron, 17:03 in Business
 
Cubs P Kerry Wood expected to retire

Cubs P Kerry Wood expected to retire

CHICAGO (AP) — Has Kerry Wood pitched his final game?The Chicago Cubs reliever came in during the eighth inning of Friday's game against the Chicago White Sox.He struck out Dayan Viciedo before he was replaced. His teammates joined him on the mound to...

Chron, 17:03 in Sport
 
Detroit police arrest person in connection with Winans carjacking, attack

Detroit police arrest person in connection with Winans carjacking, attack

Police have arrested a person wanted in connection with the

 

Dearborn Public Schools to announce plans to honor Robert Cipriano

Dearborn Public Schools will announce plans next week to honor Robert Cipriano, the director of business services who was killed April 16 in a baseball bat attack in his Farmington Hills home. “We wanted to create an event that will honor the work...

 

Alabama Supreme Court declines to hear Moody's appeal

MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Supreme Court has declined to hear the latest appeal from a man sentenced to die for killing a federal judge in Alabama.The Supreme Court Friday turned down the request from Walter Leroy Moody, from Rex, Ga., that the justices...

 
Madison School Board moves meeting to Monday

Madison School Board moves meeting to Monday

MADISON, Alabama -- The Madison City School Board has moved its next scheduled meeting from Tuesday to Monday at 5 p.m. at the Central Office, 211 Celtic Drive. The board is expected to vote on the revised 2012-13 school calendar.

 
Joey Lawrence: stripper

Joey Lawrence: stripper

Joey Lawrence is shedding his clothes, and not because he's coming to South Beach (he's not): The actor has joined the male erotic dancing troupe Chippendales. The 36-year-old will work as a singer, dancer and host in the Las Vegas production for...

 
Chris Pine dating supermodel

Chris Pine dating supermodel

Chris Pine's career is unstoppable. The This Means War star has signed on for an untitled Star Trek and Jack Ryan sequel. Plus he's got a new lady friend. EOnline.com reports she's model Dominique Piek. The genetically blessed pair made their first...

 
Miley Cyrus seen in town looking tanned and toned

Miley Cyrus seen in town looking tanned and toned

In town working on her newest album, Miley Cyrus has been seen “flaunting her newly toned body” and hanging out at the Delano all week. Joined by her mom and sister on Tuesday night, Miley enjoyed dinner at the hotel's Umi Sushi...

 

The calendar

CONCERT 10 p.m. New Orleans brass band Soul Rebels mixes soul, jazz, funk, hip-hop and rock as they kick off two funk-filled days of shows at The Stage to celebrate the release of their latest album. $10-$12. 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577....

 
Sean Penn holds Haiti fundraiser at Cannes

Sean Penn holds Haiti fundraiser at Cannes

CANNES, France -- Sean Penn tried to turn the conversation at the Cannes Film Festival to Haiti, hosting a fundraiser for the earthquake-ravaged and poverty-stricken country. It was the first time the festival has used its glitzy, global spotlight to...

 

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