News archive from 20 September 2013

No backtracking on Common Core

After spending this year trying to reform his image and become the “Education Governor” by pushing the Legislature to approve money for raises for teachers, Gov. Rick Scott has started to spin in another direction when it comes...

 

Live now: Tweets from Clemson at N.C. State

Join the conversation: NC State hosting Clemson in ACC play

 

Game thread: Detroit Red Wings still without second line as they play Boston Bruins tonight

That second line the Detroit Red Wings have been hoping to see won't appear tonight, either, because two-thirds of the personnel is hurting. The Wings take on their fellow Eastern Conference resident Bruins in an exhibition tonight in Boston, but...

 
Patrick Eaves helped off ice at Detroit Red Wings practice

Patrick Eaves helped off ice at Detroit Red Wings practice

The Detroit Red Wings are awaiting word on forward Patrick Eaves after he took a bad spill during today's practice at Joe Louis Arena. He had to be helped off by several teammates. Eaves — who appeared to be clutching his left knee or leg — was taken...

 
Local Catholics surprised by pope's comments

Local Catholics surprised by pope's comments

Pope Francis' new comments Thursday astounded Detroit Catholic activists across the ideological spectrum – from anti-abortion activists to supporters of gay marriage – for their blunt, conversational tone and insights. Linda Karle-Nelson and Tom...

 

NFL: Indy locker room greets Richardson with hoots, hollers

INDIANAPOLIS - Trent Richardson's new NFL home has all the features he's wanted. The Colts expect their newest player to become a workhorse running back, grow alongside a young franchise quarterback and carry them into the playoffs for years to come....

 

Your Facebook password belongs in your will

Your mother has just entered hospice care, and she is declining quickly. Suddenly there are a million questions you are supposed to have answered in advance: Is there a will? What should we do with the house, the old china, the dog? Most of them...

 
Stopped and frisked — and distrustful of cops! Youths speak out one day after groundbreaking study 

Stopped and frisked — and distrustful of cops! Youths speak out one day after groundbreaking study 

One day after a groundbreaking study revealed that residents of crime-riddled areas mistrust the police so deeply that the don’t even bother to report crimes, frequently stopped-and-frisk youths told the Daily News, “Yeah, that’s about right.”...

Daily News, 19:09 in Crime
 

Thursday's Sports Transactions

CHICAGO CUBS — Named Allen Hermeling as senior director, corporate partnerships. WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Acquired LHP Matthew Spann from Tampa Bay to complete an earlier trade. SAN ANGELO COLTS — Exercised the 2014...

 

Thursday's Sports Transactions

CHICAGO CUBS — Named Allen Hermeling as senior director, corporate partnerships. WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Acquired LHP Matthew Spann from Tampa Bay to complete an earlier trade. EL PASO DIABLOS — Released LHP Carlos...

 

BC-BBN--Leaders, BBN

BC-BBN-Leaders BATTING-Cuddyer, Colorado, .331; CJohnson, Atlanta, .327; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, .325; MCarpenter, St. Louis, .324; Werth, Washington, .323; YMolina, St. Louis, .319; Craig, St. Louis, .315; Tulowitzki, Colorado, .315. RUNS-MCarpenter,...

 

Dodgers-Diamondbacks Runs

Dodgers third. Nolasco walked on a full count. Puig walked on a full count, Nolasco to second. Hairston Jr. grounded into fielder's choice, right fielder G.Parra to shortstop Gregorius, Nolasco to third, Puig out. H.Ramirez homered to left on a 0-0...

 
VIDEO: Todd Helton tags out Cardinals’ Matt Carpinter using the hidden ball trick 

VIDEO: Todd Helton tags out Cardinals’ Matt Carpinter using the hidden ball trick 

Retiring Colorado Rockies veteran Todd Helton still has a few baseball tricks left up his sleeve, including the oldest one in the book. Helton, who'll call it quits on his 16-year-career at the end of this season, pulled off the classic hidden ball...

Daily News, 19:12 in Sport
 
'I felt him breathe': Escape from the Navy Yard

'I felt him breathe': Escape from the Navy Yard

WASHINGTON -- The first bang sounded distant and muffled. On the fourth floor, Bertillia Lavern assumed somebody downstairs was setting up for an event and had dropped a folding table. But when the bangs kept coming, Lavern recognized the sounds....

 
NYC Department of Health employees bitten by bed bug problem at Long Island City office 

NYC Department of Health employees bitten by bed bug problem at Long Island City office 

New York City Department of Health employees are biting mad about a bed bug infestation at the department's Long Island City office building. After frantic reports of sightings over the past several weeks, higher-ups notified employees in an email...

 

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