News archive from 26 April 2014

Classical review: Pianist Jon Kimura Parker does solo performance of ‘Rite of Spring' in Fort...

A solo piano arrangement of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring sounds like an unpromising enterprise. How can you present one of the world's most intensely colorful works of symphonic music without oboes and trumpets, without violins, without that opening...

 

'House of Cards,' Maryland reach agreement

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Gov. Martin O'Malley says officials have reached an agreement with the production company that owns the Netflix series "House of Cards" that will keep it in Maryland to film its third season. O'Malley's said in an email...

 

NC businesses face hefty fines for burning natural gas during ‘polar vortex'

About 120 businesses in the state face massive penalties for failing to shut off their natural gas when requested by their utility during January's “polar vortex” deep freeze. Companies like Bridgestone in Oxford, Performance...

 
Governors form Great Lakes investment partnership

Governors form Great Lakes investment partnership

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- An organization representing the eight states and two Canadian provinces that surround the Great Lakes announced a partnership Friday with former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson to recruit foreign manufacturing investment...

 

Stars are so far in Ducks' kitchen 'they are making Hot Pockets,' says Reaugh

Stars color commentator Daryl "Razor" Reaugh talked with "The Musers" on KTCK-AM/FM 1310/96.7 The Ticket on Thursday. Here are some highlights: On Jamie Benn’s goal in Game 4: “He bakes his own cookies. He doesn’t expect others to...

Dallas News, 19:12 in Sport
 

Steve Clifford hiring brought ‘credibility' to Charlotte Bobcats

Steve Clifford considers himself lucky anyone wanted him as an NBA head coach. "I'm not going to lie," Clifford said. "I was always going to take the first job I was offered." So when the Charlotte Bobcats made an offer last...

 

Woman gets life for killing husband, burying him

BARTOW, Fla. -- A central Florida woman has been sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband and burying his body in a backyard herb garden. A Polk County judge sentenced 66-year-old Barbara Scott on Thursday after a jury found her guilty of...

 

Miami Marlins (10-12) at New York Mets (12-10), 7:10 p.m. (ET)

(SportsNetwork.com) - The suddenly streaking New York Mets turn to right- hander Zack Wheeler to continue the momentum when they host the Miami Marlins to begin a three-game series on Friday night at Citi Field. Wheeler has pitched well in three of...

 
Avs try to regroup after Wild tie series at 2

Avs try to regroup after Wild tie series at 2

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Patrick Roy has shown all sorts of patience with his youthful squad this season. That certainly won't waver now just because the Colorado Avalanche are in an offensive slump. He says this is all part of the "learning...

 

Some IndyCar drivers wary of Long Beach fallout

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- IndyCar drivers have mixed opinions on whether the fallout from Long Beach will carry over to Alabama. Helio Castroneves feels "there will be some retaliation" in Sunday's race at Barber Motorsports Park. He's hoping that...

 

Pirates put closer Grilli on 15-day DL

ST. LOUIS -- Pittsburgh Pirates closer Jason Grilli was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique. The move was retroactive to April 21. The Pirates called up right-hander Jared Hughes before Friday night's game against St....

 

Snyder prepares for another spring game at K-State

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Kansas State gets on the field Saturday for its annual spring game, and longtime coach Bill Snyder will have his eye on several players and position battles. The biggest one may be at running back, where DeMarcus Robinson, Jarvis...

 

Egypt diplomat seeks new path for US relations

WASHINGTON -- Egypt is seeking to chart a new direction with the United States, the Arab nation's top diplomat said Friday, following several years of upheaval and uncertainty that has forced delays in American aid to Cairo and spurred tensions...

 
Boy smothered after Florida, California both fail to protect him

Boy smothered after Florida, California both fail to protect him

Two states, on opposite sides of the country, had a chance to save 16-month-old Daymeon Wygant. Both Florida and California child welfare administrators expected the other state's agency to protect the boy, whose parents had a well-documented history...

 

Microsoft announces plans for Cheyenne data center

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Microsoft Corp. plans to build another data center in Cheyenne, bringing its total investment in Wyoming's capital city to nearly $500 million. Gov. Matt Mead on Friday announced the company's decision to start construction on the...

 

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