News archive from 21 April 2012, page 1

Police find drugs in car after checking on dog

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Authorities say a pair of South Florida police officers checking on a dog locked in a hot car ended up finding about a pound of marijuana. West Palm Beach police say the officers spotted the dog Thursday. It was panting and...

 
U.S. Space & Rocket Center launches permanent energy exhibit

U.S. Space & Rocket Center launches permanent energy exhibit

Enlarge Dave Dieter The US Space & Rocket Center opened its energy exhibition called Our Journey to Net Zero to the public on Friday April 20, 2012. It included a wind farm, wind turbine, wind tunnel and an electric tram took visitors among the...

 
NASA successfully tests Orion parachutes in air over Arizona

NASA successfully tests Orion parachutes in air over Arizona

Parachutes begin to open over an Arizona proving ground Friday during a test of the Orion crew capsule parachute system. (NASA photo)YUMA PROVING GROUNDS, Arizona -- NASA had a successful drop test today of the Orion crew vehicle's entry, descent and...

 

Mexico volcano spews glowing rock, tower of ash

XALITZINTLA, Mexico - The white-capped volcano that looms over Mexico City emitted a terrifying low-pitched roar Friday and spewed roiling towers of ash and steam as it vented the pressure built up by a massive chamber of magma beneath its slopes....

 
Mexico volcano spews glowing rock, tower of ash

Mexico volcano spews glowing rock, tower of ash

XALITZINTLA, Mexico The white-capped volcano that looms over Mexico City emitted a terrifying low-pitched roar Friday and spewed roiling towers of ash and steam as it vented the pressure built up by a massive chamber of magma beneath its slopes....

 

Workers building big dam in Amazon plan strike

SAO PAULO (AP) — Workers building the huge Belo Monte dam in Brazil's Amazon jungle say they will go on strike next week.The vice president of the construction workers union in the state of Para says 7,000 workers have agreed to walk off the job...

Chron, 17:14 in World News
 

Bobby Valentine set for 1st NY clash

For eight years the Red Sox [team stats] employed a manager who suffered from a particularly rare macular defect: he could not see pinstripes. Reporters could shout questions at Terry Francona all day about how meaningful it was to face the Yankees,...

 
Portion of Old Springville Road in Clay to close Saturday for tornado clean-up

Portion of Old Springville Road in Clay to close Saturday for tornado clean-up

CLAY, Alabama -- Old Springville Road between Somersby Parkway and Paradise Lane in Clay will be closed from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday as the city attempts to remove the last of the debris from the Jan. 23 tornadoes. Councilman L.B. Feemster said...

 
Dollar Tree Colorful Bins & Baskets (Great for Organization or Gifts)

Dollar Tree Colorful Bins & Baskets (Great for Organization or Gifts)

Christie Dedman/News StaffStopped by Dollar Tree yesterday and they have some very vibrant baskets containers and buckets for only $1 of course. I love the colors. YELLOW BLUE GREEN ORANGE -- some stores have red. These would be perfect if you're...

 
It's all about emotion in French presidential race

It's all about emotion in French presidential race

PARIS Like Barack Obama, Nicolas Sarkozy swept to power on a wave of hope for change. Sarkozy's wave crashed on the global financial crisis and his own failings. On Sunday, the French leader faces a tough fight against nine challengers in presidential...

 

Workers building big dam in Amazon plan strike

SAO PAULO Workers building the huge Belo Monte dam in Brazil's Amazon jungle say they will go on strike next week. The vice president of the construction workers union in the state of Para says 7,000 workers have agreed to walk off the job Monday...

 

Workers building big dam in Amazon plan strike

SAO PAULO -- Workers building the huge Belo Monte dam in Brazil's Amazon jungle say they will go on strike next week. The vice president of the construction workers union in the state of Para says 7,000 workers have agreed to walk off the job Monday...

 
It's all about emotion in French presidential race

It's all about emotion in French presidential race

PARIS -- Like Barack Obama, Nicolas Sarkozy swept to power on a wave of hope for change. Sarkozy's wave crashed on the global financial crisis and his own failings. On Sunday, the French leader faces a tough fight against nine challengers in...

 

Familiar colors coming to Kansas Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- There will be a familiar paint scheme at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. Richard Petty Motorsports is putting the traditional Petty Blue and STP Day-Glo Red colors on the Ford Fusion driven by Aric Almirola for the STP 400, part of a...

 

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