News archive from 24 August 2011

It's got your back

Name: Nada-Chair Natural Back-Up What it is: A back-support system designed to be "the chair you wear." The Natural Back-Up has a padded hemp/cotton back panel and two sling straps. You slide the straps over your knees so the strap pads rest...

 

The Frugal Traveler: Top tips for traveling with children

From pre-teen power meltdowns to hungry toddlers, being on the road with children requires additional planning and flexibility. Throw in a food allergy or two, and having your parental ducks in a row becomes critical. I asked three road warrior moms...

 
PGA champ Keegen Bradley returns to his St. John's roots as he preps for Barclays, FedEx Cup

PGA champ Keegen Bradley returns to his St. John's roots as he preps for Barclays, FedEx Cup

Just call Keegan Bradley the new King of Queens. While some guys win majors, take off on their private jets, maybe spend a little vacation time on a secluded beach, Bradley won the PGA Championship and headed off to Jamaica - at 164th and 77th to be...

Daily News, 17:01 in Sport
 

Family Travel 5: Five ideas for multigenerational trips

Summer is a fine time for grandparents to get away with their loved ones. Here are five places the generations can gather. 1. Return to Africa. More than 30 years ago, Montanan Maxey Megrue and her now-late husband traveled to Tanzania. This year, she...

 

Heinz Reports Strong Sales Growth, but Profit Slips

The H. J. Heinz Company reported on Tuesday that profit for its fiscal first quarter fell 6 percent as it closed factories and cut jobs. Excluding these cost-cutting measures, however, the results beat Wall Street estimates because of sales growth in...

 
Actress favors Hanoi, Seoul as top cities

Actress favors Hanoi, Seoul as top cities

Diane Farr says she got a late start in traveling and didn't leave the country until she was 15. But since then, the 41-year-old actress ("Californication," "Rescue Me," "Numb3rs") has more than made up for it by...

 
'Maggie Goes on a Diet' the sensible way in children's book

'Maggie Goes on a Diet' the sensible way in children's book

Apparently, “diet” is one of the most incendiary four-letter words in the English language. Just consider the case of “Maggie Goes on a Diet,” a forthcoming book about an overweight 14-year-old. As the book opens, Maggie is called “fatty” and “chubby”...

 

Heinz Reports Strong Sales Growth, but Profit Slips

The H. J. Heinz Company reported on Tuesday that profit for its fiscal first quarter fell 6 percent as it closed factories and cut jobs. Excluding these cost-cutting measures, however, the results beat Wall Street estimates because of sales growth in...

 

Giants sign DT Kennedy, place DB Thomas on IR

The New York Giants signed defensive tackle Jimmy Kennedy on Tuesday. An eight-year veteran, he spent parts of the past three seasons with Minnesota and in 2010 he had eight tackles and half a sack in nine games. The 12th overall pick of the 2003...

 
Linda Perry blasts Katy Perry music as 'crap,' compares hit songs to 'making popcorn'

Linda Perry blasts Katy Perry music as 'crap,' compares hit songs to 'making popcorn'

They may have the same last name, but that's where the similarities end with Katy Perry and Linda Perry. The 4 Non Blondes rocker is no fan of the "California Gurls" singer. In an interview with music journalist Heath Daniels, Linda compared...

 
After Tims, what's next for New Destiny?

After Tims, what's next for New Destiny?

On the day after Zachery Tims' funeral, evangelist Paula White preached a Sunday sermon to the congregation that the outside world will be watching to see whether New Destiny Christian Center can survive without its inspirational, dynamic founder....

 

TCU wants BCS spot again before coming off mountain

FORT WORTH, Texas — Rose Bowl champion TCU is coming off the mountain after this season. Before going to the Big East, 14th-ranked TCU will try to win a third consecutive Mountain West championship and earn another Bowl Championship Series appearance...

Dallas News, 17:06 in Sport
 

Cowboys cut James Cleveland, RB Frank Warren, Corey Adams

ARLINGTON -- On the same morning they signed kicker Shayne Graham, the Cowboys cut three players Tuesday. Running back Frank Warren, wide receiver James Cleveland and long snapper Corey Adams were released. Warren didn't carry the ball during the...

Dallas News, 17:06 in Sport
 

Comparing the Cowboys' kickers: Is Graham the best of the bunch?

Shayne Graham was signed earlier today, giving the Cowboys four kickers in this camp. What does it all mean? Let's look at where everyone stands in this competition at the moment. Shayne Graham -- Far and away the most proven of the group and looked...

Dallas News, 17:07 in Sport
 
49ers' Hunter can't afford to rest

49ers' Hunter can't afford to rest

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Kendall Hunter's phone wasn't blowing up with messages the night the rookie running back scored the 49ers' first touchdown of the preseason on a dazzling play in the third quarter. Outside of a brief chat with his mother shortly...

 

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