News archive from 20 March 2013

Senators, official argue Lt. Gov. Ivey violated Constitution

Senators, official argue Lt. Gov. Ivey violated Constitution

The top Senate official and the Senate minority leader argued Tuesday that Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey violated the Alabama Constitution by declaring there was a quorum present to conduct business in the state Senate when there was not.“I personally viewed 18...

 

Albert Pujols plays despite sore foot in 6-1 loss to Brewers

PHOENIX - Angels left-hander Jason Vargas was tagged for five runs and eight hits, including two home runs, in 5 1/3 innings of Tuesday's 6-1 exhibition loss to the Milwaukee Brewers in Maryvale Park. First baseman Albert Pujols, who has been eased...

 

Officiating confusion could spur rule change

Anybody still fuming about the emotional conclusion to the Bulls' overtime loss to the Nuggets on Monday night probably has forgotten about the statement the NBA issued Jan. 18. Acknowledging an official's error, the league said Joakim Noah's foul on...

 

Ready for March Madness? If not, get an app

Let's face it, during March Madness anything can happen. It's a time in college basketball where the playing field, or the playing court rather, is totally equal and everyone is able to start at square one. So, extreme underdogs and number one seeds...

 

49ers pitcher follows his heart, chooses football, his ‘first love'

The decision came to Micah Bryan last summer. A left-handed pitcher for the Waterloo (Iowa) Bucks of the Northwoods League, Bryan had a lot of time on his hands. “As a pitcher in baseball, you're sitting on the bench a lot between starts,...

 

Officer cleared in shooting incident where suspect killed himself

A veteran Clermont police officer involved in a shooting incident with a suspect who later killed himself is back on the job after being cleared of wrongdoing. Officer James Rooney, 36, exchanged gunfire with 21-year-old Joshua Waldron in a city park...

 

Gators two-way player Loucheiz Purifoy embraces his heavy workload

GAINESVILLE - Junior cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy is still not exactly sure how Florida Gators coaches will use him next season. But it is going to be a lot. "Offense, defense, gunner, probably kickoff, kickoff return," he said, listing off...

 
Working mothers can be great CEOs

Working mothers can be great CEOs

Want to see what the future could look like for working mothers? Look inside a company run by one. Go ahead, point out that Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo, hasn't exactly made life easier for the working mothers at her company when she banned...

 

Settlement approved in lawsuit over Playboy buyout

DOVER, Del. -- A Delaware judge has approved the settlement of a class-action lawsuit over Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner's successful bid to take the company private. In the settlement approved Tuesday, shareholders of Playboy Enterprises Inc....

 

Indianapolis feels like 'home' to Magic forward Al Harrington

INDIANAPOLIS - Fifteen years after he started his NBA career here, Orlando Magic power forward Al Harrington still has an affection for Indiana's capital city. Harrington was only 18 years old when the Indiana Pacers selected him out of high school...

 

D.J. Moore has it covered

PHOENIX Free agent cornerback D.J. Moore might be the most popular player at the Panthers' training camp this summer. Or the second-most popular. Cam Newton will still draw a crowd. Moore, who signed a one-year deal with the Panthers on Tuesday, grew...

 

Tuesday's recap: Reds 10, White Sox 6

Score: Reds 10, Sox 6. Spring record: 10-9-3. Related Video: Sox manager Ventura after Tuesday's loss Video: Danks on rough outing vs. Reds Danks admits he's running out of time, Sox fall to Reds 10-6 Video: Sox's Morel on his demotion Sox's Flowers...

 

David Moore tweets: Jerry Jones hints Romo extension is near; Doug Free decision could be made before draft

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones commenting about the team for the first time in a while and Cowboys beat writer David Moore is tweeting. Here's a couple of samples: Cowboys owner Jerry Jones intimates Tony Romo extension is near. The charge to Jason Garrett...

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Government changes course on graphic cigarette warnings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government has dropped its push for cigarette labels to carry images of diseased lungs and other graphic health warnings, and will craft new anti-smoking ads that do not run afoul of free speech rights. In a letter to...

 

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