News archive from 22 July 2012, page 8

Contest seeks South Florida's best block

Pick a city block in a great American urban neighborhood. What comes to mind? Soho, Times Square or Park Slope in New York, perhaps? Or Chicago's Magnificent Mile and Wicker Park? Maybe San Francisco's North Beach, or Georgetown and Adams Morgan in...

 
Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt in limbo-how slow will he go?

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt in limbo-how slow will he go?

Usain Bolt must have a bad hamstring, which would explain why the dazzling sprinter who set three world records while electrifying crowds at the Beijing Olympics lost twice to compatriot Yohan Blake at the recent Jamaican Olympic trials. It also would...

 
All 12 victims in Colo. theater rampage identified

All 12 victims in Colo. theater rampage identified

Aurora, Colo. - Ashley Moser drifted in and out of consciousness in the ICU, bullets lodged in her throat and a gunshot wound to her abdomen. In her waking moments, she called for her 6-year-old daughter Veronica.Nobody had the heart to tell the...

 

Lloyd Carr: Not the Joe Paterno I knew

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr says he's not qualified to offer an opinion on whether a statue of Joe Paterno on the Penn State campus should be taken down in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Carr made his comments Saturday...

 
Indian upheaval bares Colombia's nagging conflict

Indian upheaval bares Colombia's nagging conflict

TORIBIO, Colombia -- One of the stiffest blows in years to the prestige of Colombia's military wasn't inflicted by its leftist rebel foes and didn't claim a single soldier's life. It was dealt by a relatively diminutive people called the Nasa who...

 

More downtown residents sought

Misconceptions about downtown Phoenix keep Valley residents from moving to the area, thus slowing economic development in the city center, community leaders said. The Downtown Phoenix Partnership Inc. board of directors reviewed the group's...

 

Pension shortfalls large but not dire

Corporate America has dug itself a hole. Big U.S. companies, including dozens of Arizona's largest employers, have amassed a $355 billion collective shortfall in terms of funding their pension plans. They're heading in the wrong direction too, with...

 

Mixed legacy for 2002 reform

Ten years ago, the financial world was a mess. Scandals at Enron, Tyco International, WorldCom and other companies dominated the headlines. Accounting giant Arthur Andersen, a central player in the Enron scandal, was in a death spiral. The public was...

 
Classic cars, music, rides draw Detroiters to Bishop's Block Party

Classic cars, music, rides draw Detroiters to Bishop's Block Party

The Bishop's Block Party -- a big outdoor festival of live gospel stars, a classic-car show and carnival kiddie rides -- drew hundreds to the 19-acre campus of Greater Grace Temple in northwest Detroit today. The event is bigger than ever this year...

 
Bad stretch costs Brandt Snedeker the lead at British Open

Bad stretch costs Brandt Snedeker the lead at British Open

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England -- For 40 holes, it seemed Brandt Snedeker could do practically no wrong at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. He hadn't made a bogey. He hadn't found a bunker. And then they all came in a flurry. Four bogeys in a five-hole span...

 

Indian upheaval bares Colombia's nagging conflict

TORIBIO, Colombia - One of the stiffest blows in years to the prestige of Colombia's military wasn't inflicted by its leftist rebel foes and didn't claim a single soldier's life. It was dealt by a relatively diminutive people called the Nasa who...

 

Yu Darvish Ks 11, Rangers pound five homers in 9-2 drubbing of Angels

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Dallas News, 19:37 in Sport
 

Yu Darvish Ks 11, Rangers pound five homers in 9-2 drubbing of Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Napoli homered twice against his former team, Yu Darvish struck out 11 over seven strong innings, and the Texas Rangers battered struggling Angels starter Ervin Santana for a 9-2 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday....

Dallas News, 19:39 in Sport
 
Indian upheaval bares Colombia's nagging conflict

Indian upheaval bares Colombia's nagging conflict

TORIBIO, Colombia One of the stiffest blows in years to the prestige of Colombia's military wasn't inflicted by its leftist rebel foes and didn't claim a single soldier's life. It was dealt by a relatively diminutive people called the Nasa who marched...

 
Commentary: Tigers gearing up in the clutch

Commentary: Tigers gearing up in the clutch

Detroit - The bigger, the better. The bigger the game, the bigger the crowd, the better the Tigers are feeling. If they were sweating the pressure earlier, they sure aren't right now.This was the night the big guys came barreling out, in equal parts...

 

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