News archive from 20 November 2012

Predators making moves in free agency

The Orlando Predators' reclamation project is under way - likely without Chris Leak. Orlando already has made a handful of roster transactions since the Arena Football League's free-agency period began Nov. 5, and Doug Plank, the Predators' coach and...

 

Senate questions pharmacy boards after outbreak

WASHINGTON -- A Senate committee investigating a deadly outbreak of meningitis wants to know how regulators in all 50 states oversee specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered the illness. The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and...

 

News Summary: US stocks rise on fiscal optimism

BOUNCING BACK: U.S. stocks shook off their post-election slump Monday, recording their biggest gain in more than two months. It was the market's first big, broad rise since election day, Nov. 6. Since then, the Dow Jones industrial average had fallen...

 

News Summary: US home sales rise 2.1 pct. in Oct.

SALES RISE: U.S. sales of previously occupied homes rose moderately in October, helped by improvement in the job market and record-low mortgage rates. Sales rose 2.1 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.79 million according to...

 

How the major US stock indexes fared Monday

U.S. stocks shook off their post-election slump Monday, recording their biggest gain in more than two months. Investors appeared more optimistic about a deal to avoid a federal budget crisis and were encouraged by a pair of corporate earnings...

 

Ravens S Reed suspended one game

The National Football League on Monday announced the suspension of Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed for one game due to repeated violations of player safety rules. The punishment was precipitated by Reed's latest misdeed, a hit to the head and neck...

 

FBI uses area billboards in child porn probe

The FBI is using seven area billboards in an effort to help solve an Internet child pornography case that might have ties to Charlotte. The billboards carry several photos that were taken from child porn that has surfaced recently on the Internet. The...

 

Trust, Va. preserving Civil War battlefield

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Civil War Trust has teamed up with the state to complete a $3.2 million campaign protecting 285 acres at Gaines' Mill, where Gen. Robert E. Lee had his first major victory as commander of the Army of Northern Virginia. The...

 
Equine therapy volunteer learns from horses as she helps others

Equine therapy volunteer learns from horses as she helps others

LANCASTER, S.C. Mary Vandevort clicks her tongue and tugs Molly's leadline to get the reluctant horse to walk. Molly sighs and gives in, then begins circling the covered ring at Horse N Around therapeutic riding center in Lancaster, S.C. Molly's...

 

School board picks new leaders

Indian Prairie D204 The Indian Prairie Unit District 204 school board has chosen new leaders. Susan Rasmus was chosen as president, Cathy Piehl is vice president, and Mark Rising will serve as secretary. Officers will be in place until the April 9...

 

5 things to know in Florida for Nov. 20

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. 1. STATE HEARS PROPOSED FPL BASE RATE SETTLEMENT The state's consumer advocate says a proposed Florida Power & Light Co. rate settlement with a...

 

Scott asks inspector general to probe Citizens

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Gov. Rick Scott has asked his inspector general to look into the recent firings of four employees responsible for keeping an eye on any internal wrongdoing at the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. Scott wrote...

 
Miami self-imposes 2nd straight bowl ban

Miami self-imposes 2nd straight bowl ban

CORAL GABLES, Fla. Miami officials said Monday that the university is making what it called an "unprecedented decision" to self-impose a postseason ban for the second straight year, ending any chance of the Hurricanes playing in either the...

 

Georgia Tech qualifies for ACC title game

Georgia Tech will play in the ACC Championship Game in two weeks against Florida State. The Yellow Jackets were awarded the Coastal Division title in the wake of Miami-Florida's decision to remove itself from postseason consideration. The Hurricanes...

 
Recipe: Slow-Cooker Garlic Chicken

Recipe: Slow-Cooker Garlic Chicken

Serves: 4 / Preparation time: 30 minutes / Total time: 4 hours If desired, marinate the chicken several hours or overnight before cooking, such as a mix of crushed garlic, Italian seasoning, sugar, red wine vinegar and olive oil. 3 pounds chicken...

 

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