News archive from 21 December 2013

Holiday gift guide: Perfect gifts for the pets in your life

When making your list, did you remember to include your pet? Plenty of people consider their BFF — Best Furry (or Feathered) Friend — part of the clan, yet forget to add their VIP (Very Important Pet) to the holiday gift list. Family pets appreciate...

 

Holiday gift guide: Perfect gifts for the pets in your life

When making your list, did you remember to include your pet? Plenty of people consider their BFF — Best Furry (or Feathered) Friend — part of the clan, yet forget to add their VIP (Very Important Pet) to the holiday gift list. Family pets appreciate...

 

Obama touts health insurance enrollment spike as deadline looms

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Friday that more than 500,000 Americans had obtained health insurance through the HealthCare.gov website in December and “tens of thousands” were enrolling each day as the Monday deadline...

 

Detroit man sentenced to 21 years in prison for child pornography

A Detroit man was sentenced today to 21-plus years in prison for downloading pornographic images and videos of young girls being forced to engage in sexually explicit activities with adults. Lawrence Flack, 54, who had a prior conviction for sexual...

 
Police: Boyfriend charged with murder in shooting death of 20-year-old woman

Police: Boyfriend charged with murder in shooting death of 20-year-old woman

slideshow slideshow Weaver police announced Friday that officers obtained an arrest warrant for a Delta man in connection with a 20-year-old woman shot to death at an apartment complex on McClellan Boulevard Thursday. According to a release issued by...

 

Jacksonville Council votes to allow brewpub on Public Square

JACKSONVILLE — The City Council on Friday approved a measure that will allow a local businessman to open a brewpub at the Public Square. Before the change, city ordinances prevented bars from operating within 500 feet of one another. But Friday’s vote...

 

Anniston firefighters, county deputies hosting blood drives

The Anniston Fire Department and the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office have teamed up with the American Red Cross to host two upcoming blood drives. Red Cross workers will be at the Fire Department, at 225 E. 17th St., in their Bloodmobile from 7 a.m....

 

Rating the bowl games

LOS ANGELES You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for...

 

South Carolina loses WR Byrd to knee injury

COLUMBIA, S.C. No. 8 South Carolina will be without second-leading receiver Damiere Byrd for the Capital One Bowl after he injured his knee at practice this week. The school said Friday that Byrd would have arthroscopic surgery in a day or two. The...

 

Economy growing at fastest rate since 2011

WASHINGTON The U.S. economy grew at a surprisingly robust 4.1 percent annual pace in the third quarter, the Commerce Department said Friday. That is the strongest growth in nearly two years and only the third time the economy has expanded that quickly...

 

Fury and frustration over Target data breach

NEW YORK Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the discounter through its website and call centers. Angry Target customers expressed their displeasure in comments on the company's...

 
Worth a thousand words

Worth a thousand words

The Miami Herald Editorial Board shares the viewpoints of cartoonists from across the country in this Saturday feature called “Worth a Thousand Words.”

 

Carthage QB Bogenshutz passes for 185, rushes for 100 in 3A Div. 1 title clinching game

ARLINGTON — In a battle of East Texas rivals just 42 miles apart, with the same mascot and school colors, Carthage (15-1) took home their fourth state championship in the past six seasons with a 34-23 win over Kilgore (14-1) in front of 17,641 at...

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Ravens' Flacco, Rice questionable for Sunday

Owings Mills, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the New England Patriots. Flacco sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee in the fourth quarter of...

 

Orioles nix deal with Balfour

Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles remain in the market for a new closer after the team announced Friday that it has backed out of an agreement with free agent Grant Balfour due to medical concerns. Sources told the Baltimore...

 

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