News archive from 26 October 2013

Miami psychiatrist fined, reprimanded in Rx probe

A Miami psychiatrist who made national news for writing prescriptions for Medicaid patients at a rate of 150 a day, seven days a week, received what one U.S. senator called a “slap on the wrist” from Florida's Board of Medicine...

 

In spare time, FSU's Jameis Winston got 3 hits off Pack's Carlos Rodon

Florida State's Jameis Winston already has faced N.C. State once in his college career. Winston, the Seminoles' starting quarterback against N.C. State in Saturday's game in Tallahassee, Fla., started all three games against the Wolfpack with FSU's...

 
Argentines vote Sunday in pivotal mid-term election

Argentines vote Sunday in pivotal mid-term election

BUENOS AIRES -- Argentines head to the polls on Sunday to vote in mid-term elections expected to deal a severe blow to the current government and dent possible reelection plans of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. The 60-year-old...

 

FIU Panthers receiver Fred Porter's wait pays off with aid of scholarship

When not working his way up the depth chart, FIU redshirt sophomore wide receiver Fred Porter worked at the campus recreation center. Meanwhile, Porter's student loan debt rose about as steadily as his playing time. All that came to a stop two weeks...

 

Police continue investigation into Heflin deaths

Betty Jones said she didn’t think anything of gunfire and barking she heard around 9 p.m. Wednesday in her Heflin neighborhood. “You hear gun shots around here all the time,” she said. “We have a lot of stray dogs.” When she left for a doctor’s...

 
Anniston police make arrest in theft of construction equipment

Anniston police make arrest in theft of construction equipment

slideshow Anniston police arrested a man Thursday on a warrant charging him with the theft of construction equipment from a field on the 1000 block of Golden Springs Road and its sale as scrap earlier this month. William Allen Keel, 50, of Anniston,...

 

Alabama architectural firm chosen for school design work

This week the Jacksonville Board of Education selected McKee and Associates Architecture and Interior Design to work on a school construction project. Superintendent Jon Paul Campbell said the board selected the firm from among four that were seeking...

 

Mexico detains growing number of undocumented Cubans

The number of undocumented Cubans intercepted in Mexico on their way to the U.S. border has more than doubled in the eight months since Havana eased its migration controls, according to Mexican government figures. The Interior Ministry numbers were...

 

Getting to know N.C. State linebacker Robert Caldwell

RALEIGH For three years, Robert Caldwell worked to get to where he is now. After spending two years as a starter for College of the Desert in Palm Desert, Calif., the Spartanburg, S.C., native found his way back to the East Coast for his final two...

 

Inside the ACC

Three to watch 1) N.C. State at No. 3 Florida State, 3:30 p.m. (WTVD) Florida State (6-0) has won its past two ACC games, both against top 25 teams, by a combined score of 114 to 14. N.C. State (3-3) has won four straight against FSU when the...

 

Giglio's revised ACC predictions: What he meant to say was ...

The only thing people enjoy more than being right is telling other people when they're wrong. This is especially true for college football fans with their favorite (or not-so-favorite) media types. I've never been afraid to admit when I was wrong, and...

 

UN experts call for more US transparency on drones

UNITED NATIONS -- Two U.N. human rights investigators say U.S. secrecy about its drone strikes is the biggest obstacle to determining the impact on civilians. Ben Emmerson and Christof Heyns are also calling on other countries to speak up about when...

 

Charlotte 49ers call on true freshmen

Charlotte 49ers wide receiver Trent Bostick sometimes misses being home. As a college freshman, that's to be expected. “I'm a family kid,” said Bostick, who grew up in Rockingham. “When I'm away from home, it's hard to...

 

Cavaliers waive C DeSagana Diop, 3 others

CLEVELAND -- The Cavaliers waived center DeSagana Diop and three others to trim their roster to the NBA's 15-player limit. Diop, who was drafted by Cleveland in 2001, was released along with guards Jermaine Taylor and Elliot Williams and forward Kenny...

 

Perry grabs early lead in San Antonio

San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Kenny Perry fired a 7-under 65 on Friday to grab a 1-stroke lead after the opening round of the AT&T Championship. Perry, a two-time winner this season, shared ninth place at this event last year. Tom Pernice,...

 

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