News archive from 21 February 2012, page 19

Detroit scrambles to avoid emergency financial manager

Teetering closer to insolvency, the City of Detroit is scrambling to make a last-minute case that Gov. Rick Snyder does not need to appoint an emergency manager over the cash-starved city. The City Council said it plans to meet this morning to discuss...

 
Rick Santorum risks alienating voters with his focus on faith

Rick Santorum risks alienating voters with his focus on faith

WASHINGTON -- During the weekend, Rick Santorum spoke of President Barack Obama's "phony theology," and on Monday, he talked about "a culture that has radically changed," saying we need to "rebuild the family and the...

 
MSU undergrads look for clues about Nubian society in old skeletons

MSU undergrads look for clues about Nubian society in old skeletons

The hole in the cranium and the crack spreading from it are clear signs the person died from a violent act. The skeleton is one of 409 medieval Nubians now residing in a small laboratory on Michigan State University's campus. Researchers say that...

 

2 young suspects -- ages 15 and 22 -- jailed after fatal shooting of 2 women in Pontiac

Two young men remained behind bars Monday after they were arraigned on charges that they killed two Pontiac women Friday night, officials said. The Oakland County Sheriff's Office said Semaj Moran, 15, the accused shooter, was charged as an adult with...

 
Rochelle Riley: State, local chambers of commerce launch to unite black businesses

Rochelle Riley: State, local chambers of commerce launch to unite black businesses

Ken Harris has, for years, been a man on a mission. He spearheaded the successful International Detroit Black Expo, which has drawn thousands of people every year since 2004 for workshops and town halls. He was executive vice president of the Michigan...

 

Ron Paul heading to MSU campus

Campaign notebook On the stump Ron Paul, the Republican presidential candidate who has a small, but vocal and loyal following across the country, will come to Michigan this weekend to campaign before the Feb. 28 primary. He'll speak to small-business...

 
Will speaking out help save Mich. prisoner in Iraq?

Will speaking out help save Mich. prisoner in Iraq?

When Haleh Esfandiari was arrested by Iranian officials in 2007, she and her family had a plan: Go public with her plight. As the Iranian-American citizen sat in prison, her supporters appeared frequently in the news media and appealed to U.S. and...

 

Council takes up skating issues today

Headlines DETROIT Skateboarders and roller skaters may soon find it more difficult to find places to ride and perform tricks. The Detroit City Council plans to debate a proposed crackdown on the sports today after complaints that skateboarders are at...

 

Detroit's parishes, by the numbers

267 - Parishes in the Detroit archdiocese 214 - Number that will submit a plan to cluster, merge or collaborate with another parish by the end of 2012 38 - Parishes planning to merge 13 - Parishes in other situations* 2 - Parishes planning to close...

 

Lottery results for Feb. 20

MICHIGAN Monday Daily 3 and 4 Midday 818 and 78 78 Evening 0 32 and 3 572 Keno 3, 7, 12, 13, 15, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 42, 46, 57, 65, 69, 71, 72, 73, 75, 79 Fantasy 5 4, 5, 11, 17, 37 Jackpot $209,000 Today's Mega Millions jackpot $72 million...

 

Stars at Canadians, 6:30 p.m.: Can Stars handle P.K. Subban?

Dallas Stars at Montreal Canadiens: 6:30 p.m. today. TV: FSSW. Radio: KTCK-AM (1310)  Key matchup: Mike Ribeiro vs. P.K. Subban Ribeiro is a former Montreal player who will be returning to play there for the first time since a 2006 trade to the Stars....

Dallas News, 03:35 in Sport
 

State: Restoring historic schooner to cost $1.4M

NEW BEDFORD, Mass.-State officials say restoring the historic fishing schooner Ernestina to sailing condition will cost at least $1.4 million. The state Department of Conservation and Recreation, which is responsible for the historic vessel moored in...

 

Carolyn Hax: Difficult encounters are troubling

Dear Carolyn: I think very slowly on my feet and in emotionally charged, conflict situations I always feel like I give up too much or too soon. I just can't think fast enough to grasp a situation or figure out how to defend myself or set boundaries. I...

 

Fraley: Cowboys' Tony Romo 'like a ghost' in the locker room

Catch SportsDay On Air twice per week on Fox Sports Southwest, when Dallas Morning News experts discuss hot sports topics from the Cowboys, Mavericks, Stars, Rangers and colleges (check out TV listings for air times). Here are a few highlights from...

Dallas News, 03:44 in Sport
 

Gosselin: Stanford's David DeCastro could give the Cowboys leadership on the offensive side of the ball

Catch SportsDay On Air twice per week on Fox Sports Southwest, when Dallas Morning News experts discuss hot sports topics from the Cowboys, Mavericks, Stars, Rangers and colleges (check out TV listings for air times). Here are a few highlights from...

Dallas News, 03:44 in Sport
 

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