News archive from 20 June 2013, page 16

Salary Surfer site helps students gauge potential future earnings

California community college students have a new website to help them choose fields of study - and provide a preview of their potential earning power. The Salary Surfer provides information on median annual incomes for 179 popular programs of study...

 
LeBron James and Heat bask, while Spurs regroup for Game 7

LeBron James and Heat bask, while Spurs regroup for Game 7

MIAMI — LeBron James is 48 minutes from trading his headband for a crown unless the San Antonio Spurs, heartbroken but resolute, can defy the odds on the final night of the NBA season and win Tim Duncan his fifth title. History will be made and...

Daily News, 23:25 in Sport
 
Late Dave Jennings was always true to himself, right up until his death

Late Dave Jennings was always true to himself, right up until his death

Perspective was Dave Jennings’ shadow. It followed him around. When word of his death came down Wednesday morning, there was sadness but also the realization that the only perspective available would come from within — somewhere inside your own...

Daily News, 23:25 in Sport
 

L.A. jail killer testifies about remorse, avoids death penalty

In the end, it was Heriberto Eddie Rodriguez's own words that saved his life. The prosecutor seeking his execution said Rodriguez's violent attacks against at least half a dozen Los Angeles County jail inmates, including one assault in which he beat...

 

Large power outage affecting south Cullman

CULLMAN - A massive power outage is affecting the south side of Cullman and has left many residents without electricity. Portions of Hanceville are also reportedly affected. The outage was reportedly caused by an issue with a substation on the...

 

Children taken from Canadian Mennonite community

WINNIPEG, Manitoba Children have been removed from an orthodox Mennonite community in Canada where adults have been charged with assaulting youngsters using items such as cattle prods and leather straps. Manitoba Family Services would not say...

 
AP PHOTOS: The career of James Gandolfini

AP PHOTOS: The career of James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini, who won three Emmy Awards for his indelible role as mob boss Tony Soprano in HBO's "The Sopranos," died while on vacation in Italy at age 51. While Tony Soprano was a larger-than-life figure, Gandolfini was exceptionally...

 

Sherrington: Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel 'showed his hand' with tweet, likely gone with good season

SportsDay columnist Kevin Sherrington answered reader questions during a live chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights: After the last week, I'm putting the odds that Manziel returns to A&M in 2014 a 1%. Too pessimistic? Kevin Sherrington: When I...

Dallas News, 23:33 in Sport
 

Some of Tony Soprano's memorable lines

NEW YORK -- Some memorable lines spoken by the late James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano in "The Sopranos": -"You know my feelings: Every day is a gift. It's just, does it have to be a pair of socks?" -"What kind of (expletive)...

 

Former USC professor wanted on sex tourism charges is captured

A former USC professor who was indicted in sex crimes against children overseas was expected to arrive in Los Angeles as early as Wednesday night after he was captured in a coastal town in Mexico, federal authorities said. Walter Lee Williams, 64, who...

 

Leapfrog health analysts hand out hospital grades

Florida's hospitals, like those across the rest of the nation, have received their spring report cards and more than a third earned an A, according to a nonprofit organization that advocates for safer health-care delivery. In the Sunshine State, 37...

 
Molina, Westbrook lead Cardinals over Cubs, 4-1

Molina, Westbrook lead Cardinals over Cubs, 4-1

ST. LOUIS -- Yadier Molina hit his fifth home run and Jake Westbrook pitched seven innings of two-hit ball in the St. Louis Cardinals' 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Wednesday night. Westbrook (3-2) worked around trouble almost the entire...

 

Bruins make opposition's power plays powerless

BOSTON - Defenseman Andrew Ference figures the Bruins have the most important ingredient needed to create a successful penalty kill. "A really good goalie, you have to start there," Ference said. Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask indeed did his...

 
 
NY Jets center Nick Mangold believes rookie QB Geno Smith has potential, but needs seasoning in huddle

NY Jets center Nick Mangold believes rookie QB Geno Smith has potential, but needs seasoning in huddle

Nick Mangold admits he has a lot to learn when it comes to the Jets’ new offense, but that’s not even close to what Geno Smith needs to know. Mangold, who has been Mark Sanchez’s center for four years, said the rookie QB — battling his buddy Sanchez...

Daily News, 23:39 in Sport
 

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