News archive from 25 October 2013, page 13

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George Soros pledges $25,000 for potential Hillary Clinton presidential run in 2016

George Soros pledges $25,000 for potential Hillary Clinton presidential run in 2016

Billionaire George Soros is “Ready For Hillary.” The liberal financier on Thursday pledged $25,000 to the independent political action committee, Ready For Hillary, which is backing a potential Hillary Clinton presidential run in 2016. In the 2008...

 

Vikings' Peterson nagged by hamstring issues

Adrian Peterson carried the ball only 23 times total in the Vikings' past two games. If you don't think he looked like himself, well, he agrees. Peterson acknowledged Thursday that nagging hamstring tightness in his right leg has caused him to run...

 

Columbus trounces error-prone Miami High

Did Columbus beat Miami, or did the Stings beat themselves? Both. Miami's first drive led to a blocked field goal that was recovered by Joe Rodriguez, who then returned it 80 yards for a Columbus touchdown. Six more turnovers by the Stings helped...

 
‘The Snow Geese,’ theater review

‘The Snow Geese,’ theater review

Sharr White’s World War I-era drama, “The Snow Geese,” is a low-flying work. Presented by Manhattan Theatre Club and MCC Theater, the play is interesting, but too diffuse to satisfy fully. Some compensation comes from a fine-tuned cast led by...

 

Missed 2-point try costs Westminster Academy in loss to Pope John Paul II

Westminster Academy, the Southeastern Football Conference's top seed in the South Division, fell short in its fourth-quarter comeback as Pope John Paul II held on for a 26-24 quarterfinal upset Thursday night. The Lions (7-2) trailed 26-18 before...

 

Miami Beach beats South Miami, stays in chase for district

Miami Beach (6-2, 3-1 District 14-8A) escaped with a victory over South Miami (3-5, 1-3) at Memorial Field to stay in the hunt for a district championship. Despite trailing 7-0 at halftime and being plagued by penalties and a pair of costly turnovers,...

 

Thursday's Scores

Allderdice 14, Brashear 10 Furness 16, Olney 0 McKeesport 49, Gateway 12 Overbrook 16, Dobbins 14

 
Goalies go down, and Wild beat Hurricanes 3-1

Goalies go down, and Wild beat Hurricanes 3-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Nino Niederreiter and Zach Parise scored for Minnesota with the first two shots of the season against Carolina fill-in goalie Justin Peters, and the Wild beat the Hurricanes 3-1 on Thursday night despite losing their own starting...

 
Ortiz HR off Wacha, Red Sox lead Cards 2-1 thru 6

Ortiz HR off Wacha, Red Sox lead Cards 2-1 thru 6

BOSTON -- David Ortiz solved Michael Wacha's postseason spell, hitting a two-run homer over the Green Monster and the Boston Red Sox led the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 after six innings Thursday night in Game 2 of the World Series. The Red Sox were...

 

Thursday's Scores

Minot Bishop Ryan/Sawyer 14, Bismarck St. Mary's 7

 
State to double inspections at facilities for the developmentally disabled

State to double inspections at facilities for the developmentally disabled

ALBANY — In a bid to crack down on rampant abuse at facilities treating the developmentally disabled, state inspectors will now double the number of times they visit the facilities. For years, inspectors have been required to do surprise inspections...

 
Predators slip past Jets 3-2 in OT

Predators slip past Jets 3-2 in OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Craig Smith scored at 4:43 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night. Shea Weber and Patric Hornqvist also scored for Nashville, which has won three of four. Anthony Peluso and...

 

North Miami Beach's fast start sinks Hialeah Gardens

Twenty-eight first-quarter points helped the Chargers (4-5, 3-1 District 13-8A) to a rout of the Gladiators (0-8, 0-4 District 13-8A) on Thursday at North Miami Stadium. Quarterback Cedric Wiggins accounted for three of the early scores. The first...

 

Thursday's Scores

Dakota Valley def. Sioux Falls Lincoln, 22-25, 25-19, 25-12, 25-23 Spearfish def. Red Cloud, 25-11, 25-12, 25-22

 

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