News archive from 22 June 2015

Sheen calls ex 'washed up piglet' in rant

Sheen calls ex 'washed up piglet' in rant

Because nothing says Father's Day like ripping your children's mother, actor Charlie Sheen let loose Sunday with blast at his ex-wife Denise Richards. "A heretic washed up piglet" and "shame pile" is how he referred to the mother...

 
Report: CEO pay more than 300 times average workers in 2014

Report: CEO pay more than 300 times average workers in 2014

The United States' chief executive officers made 303 times as much as the average worker in 2014, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute to be released Monday. The report from the left-leaning think tank found that average CEO...

 
After a near-perfect weekend, can Nationals sustain success?

After a near-perfect weekend, can Nationals sustain success?

WASHINGTON — In only the last week, the Washington Nationals pounded out 23 hits and 16 runs in one game — but just two hits and no runs in another. Gio Gonzalez lasted just 3 1/3 innings in one game — while Max Scherzer threw a no-hitter in another....

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Winter Park locked in battle of historic proportions

Winter Park locked in battle of historic proportions

There could be a much different future in how Winter Park protects its past. The city's Historic Preservation Board is pushing changes to the way Winter Park creates historic districts and designates historic homes. The board has drafted a proposed...

 
Fans return to Firefly for more mud, music

Fans return to Firefly for more mud, music

After last night's torrential rains and thunderstorms forced the evacuation of 90,000 fans before both acts could perform, Firefly is preparing a new Sunday schedule with an eye on rescheduling some of the acts. 6/21/15 WILMINGTON, Del. — Downpours,...

 

More than 100,000 in Central Florida could lose Obamacare subsidies

Central Floridians who rely on federal subsidies to help pay for their health insurance through Obamacare are worried that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling expected later this month could eliminate the financial help. The federal government is operating...

 
For leukemia survivor, 'Donny Donor,' the pieces all fit

For leukemia survivor, 'Donny Donor,' the pieces all fit

SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. – The way Joe Pelych looks at it, he's gained something — a family and a set of parents he'd never met, in a state he's never visited. The way Mary Michaud looks at it, she's gained a whole lot more. She received a new lease on...

 

FSU's long-term emphasis on getting bigger, more disruptive players is now evident

Size. Range. Athleticism. These are the buzzwords FSU coach Jimbo Fisher harped on during National Signing Day in 2010, less than one month after he was named the Seminoles' head coach. Fisher knew back then that FSU, if it was to become a...

 

More than 100,000 in Central Florida could lose Obamacare subsidies

Central Floridians who rely on federal subsidies to help pay for their health insurance through Obamacare are worried that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling expected later this month could eliminate the financial help. The federal government is operating...

 
Can the SEC resist turning to a life of cyber crime?

Can the SEC resist turning to a life of cyber crime?

Before he was famous, a young football coach would drive to the campus of that week's opponent. He'd go to the practice field, make sure nobody was looking and scurry up a tree. He'd sit on a branch, scribbling down formations and other valuable...

 
FSU's long-term emphasis on getting bigger, more disruptive players is evident

FSU's long-term emphasis on getting bigger, more disruptive players is evident

Size. Range. Athleticism. These are the buzzwords FSU coach Jimbo Fisher harped on during National Signing Day in 2010, less than one month after he was named the Seminoles' head coach. Fisher knew back then that FSU, if it was to become a...

 
Orlando City looking to rebound after lackluster showing in Montreal

Orlando City looking to rebound after lackluster showing in Montreal

MONTREAL - Outside of the locker room underneath Stade Saputo, Orlando City coach Adrian Heath quietly fumed. After building momentum and demonstrating an aggressive, attacking identity during a five-game unbeaten streak, the Lions arrived in Montreal...

 
Officer comforts girl, 2, after deadly accident

Officer comforts girl, 2, after deadly accident

Officer shares story behind emotional photo. 9NEWS at 10 p.m. 06/20/15 BRIGHTON, Colo. — The Brighton Police officer captured on camera holding and comforting a young crash victim on Thursday is sharing the emotional story for the first time. Officer...

 

Shine's fantastic Father's Day highlights memorable day on Bird Ridge

Jim Shine was going to have a good day on Sunday no matter what happened on Bird Ridge.   In fact, the most memorable moment during the 38-year-old’s record-smashing day at the Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb didn’t come when he reached the finish...

 

Mat-Su Miners pitcher stars in ABL late show

The Summer Solstice Showdown at Mulcahy Stadium turned into a showcase for Mat-Su Miners pitcher Eli Morgan, who fanned 12 batters in six innings to lead the Miners past the Anchorage Glacier Pilots 1-0 late Saturday night. Played on the eve of the...

 

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