News archive from 25 June 2014

WALLACE STATE: Lions’ Russell receives NJCAA Pinnacle Award; five teams achieve All-Academic Team status

HANCEVILLE - Wallace State's Sabrina Russell won a National Junior College Athletic Association Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence in a list of individual and team academic honorees released Tuesday by the NJCAA. Russell, a member of Wallace...

 

GOLF: Woods says he's ahead of schedule and without pain

BETHESDA, Md. - About two dozen photographers lined up in a row on the range Tuesday at Congressional, a reminder that golf is different when Tiger Woods is around. And that was before Woods even arrived to hit balls for 35 minutes. He was last seen...

 

Palestinians: Young girl killed by rocket

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- A Palestinian medical official says a 3-year-old girl in the Gaza Strip has been accidentally killed by a rocket launched by militants toward Israel. Ashraf al-Kidra says the girl died when the rocket exploded in the northern...

 

Palestinians: Young girl killed by rocket

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip A Palestinian medical official says a 3-year-old girl in the Gaza Strip has been accidentally killed by a rocket launched by militants toward Israel. Ashraf al-Kidra says the girl died when the rocket exploded in the northern...

 

Residents continue fight against Vinsetta Garage parking plan

For the second time in two months, Berkley residents from homes near the popular Vinsetta Garage restaurant planned to pack City Hall tonight to fight the hip bistro's proposal to demolish four houses for a parking lot. “It would be the eyesore that...

 
Snyder signs laws ensuring right to breastfeed for Michigan women

Snyder signs laws ensuring right to breastfeed for Michigan women

LANSING - Michigan now has a law ensuring that women have the right to breastfeed their babies in public. Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed the Breastfeeding Antidiscrimination Act. Lawmakers introduced the legislation after getting some past reports...

 
Column: England too insular for World Cup success

Column: England too insular for World Cup success

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- In many ways, it's a head-scratcher: the country that invented football and which has the richest, most watched and, many would agree, best league in global football is also one of the worst performers at this World Cup. How...

 

MLS Preview from The Sports Network (ET)

Montreal (2-7-4) at Vancouver (5-2-6), 10 p.m. Vancouver, BC (SportsNetwork.com) - After a short break for the group stage of the World Cup, MLS action returns on Wednesday as the Montreal Impact travel to BC Place to battle Vancouver Whitecaps FC....

 

Jamaican man denies being global pimp

Damion St. Patrick Baston, the Jamaican man accused of pimping and beating a string of women from South Florida to the Middle East to Australia, denied the allegations Tuesday when he took the witness stand in his own defense. Baston said he went to...

 
Big Ten advocates 4-year scholarships

Big Ten advocates 4-year scholarships

The Big Ten said Tuesday that it supports guaranteed four-year scholarships and improved medical coverage for its athletes. The league announced in a statement signed Tuesday by its 14 presidents that it proposes working within the NCAA structure to...

 

Attorney General Pam Bondi to defend Florida's gay marriage ban in Miami-Dade, the Keys

Attorney General Pam Bondi's office announced Tuesday that it will defend the state's gay marriage ban in separate lawsuits filed in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. Allen Winsor, the state's solicitor general, states in the motions filed in local...

 

'Rocky Top' publisher seeks to stop name change

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The publisher of the bluegrass standard "Rocky Top" is asking a federal appeals court to reconsider a request to stop the East Tennessee town of Lake City from trying to cash in on the song's fame. The Lake City Council...

 

Autopsy: Michigan native drunk when he shot family in James Blake's home

TAMPA - An autopsy shows that a man was intoxicated when he shot his wife and children and set their house on fire before killing himself in a $1.6 million Tampa home belonging to retired tennis player James Blake. The Tampa Tribune reports that...

 

Chargers bring in Pro Bowl CB Flowers

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Cornerback Brandon Flowers, cut loose by Kansas City almost two weeks ago, has found a home with an AFC West rival. No terms of the deal were disclosed by the Chargers, but the Union-Tribune reported it is a...

 

ASU's Nelvis a semifinalist for Bowerman Trophy

JONESBORO, Ark. -- Arkansas State University track athlete Sharika Nelvis has been named as one of 10 semifinalists for the Women's Bowerman Trophy that is presented to the nation's top female collegiate track and field athlete. Nelvis is the 2014...

 

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