News archive from 27 May 2011

The Keyes Company, Elk Realty merge

South Florida real estate firm The Keyes Company has merged with Elk Realty in Doral, Keyes CEO Mike Pappas announced Thursday. The merger brings together 100 associates from Keyes and 50 associates from Elk to form two offices in Doral. According to...

 

Bermuda awaits spruced-up ship

Norwegian Dawn is entering service anew Friday after spending much of May getting upgrades in dry dock in the Bahamas. The 2,224-passenger ship now boasts 58 new suites and staterooms; a Brazilian steakhouse called Moderno Churrascaria that first...

 
Cousins devastated over news of Posey's broken leg

Cousins devastated over news of Posey's broken leg

SAN FRANCISCO Less than 12 hours after his involvement in a play Wednesday night that potentially ended Buster Posey's season, Marlins outfielder Scott Cousins remained visibly shaken. Cousins was devastated to learn Posey, a Florida State product and...

 

G-8 leaders to meet with Egypt, Tunisia leaders

DEAUVILLE, France Leaders of the world's eight biggest industrial democracies will meet Friday with heads of two of the newest and most fragile ones, as the old world order looks for ways to help democracy take hold in Egypt and Tunisia, and perhaps...

 

Sergio Garcia among early leaders at HP Byron Nelson Championship

IRVING, Texas — Sergio Garcia opened the Byron Nelson Championship at 4-under 66 without a practice round after an infected finger caused him to withdraw from a British Open qualifier earlier this week. The 66 put Garcia in a five-way tie for the lead...

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Check it out: Judy Tenuta

There are a lot of novelty acts from the '80s we would like to forget (ahem, Yakov Smirnoff), but Judy Tenuta isn't one of them. We can still remember her on MTV, waking us up in between Billy Ocean videos, demanding that we worship her as a goddess...

 
Tens of Thousands of Iraqi Sadrists in Anti-American March

Tens of Thousands of Iraqi Sadrists in Anti-American March

BAGHDAD - Marching in lockstep as they shouted “No, no, America,” tens of thousands of Iraqis loyal to the anti-American Shiite cleric Moktada al-Sadr poured into the streets here on Thursday to warn Iraq’s government against extending the United...

 

Obama Subtly Shifts War Aims in Libya

WASHINGTON - President Obama has subtly shifted Washington’s public explanation of its goals in Libya, declaring now that he wants to assure the Libyan people are “finally free of 40 years of tyranny” at the hands of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, after...

 

In stroke recovery, some low-tech and high-tech options are equally effective

What kind of therapy works best for stroke patients? According to a new study, an intensive home-exercise program that emphasizes flexibility, strength and balance was just as effective as high-tech treadmills. The home-based program also had a lower...

 

Miami leads cities in reports of mortgage modification fraud

South Florida's high-level of housing distress and large population of minorities combine to make it a nation-leading hotspot for fraudsters offering mortgage modification scams, a new report shows. According to analysis by Homeownership Preservation...

 
100 facts for 100 years of Machu Picchu: Fact 42

100 facts for 100 years of Machu Picchu: Fact 42

In July, Machu Picchu, Peru's biggest tourist attraction, will mark its 100th anniversary of rediscovery. Hiram Bingham III, a Yale professor, came upon the vine-covered ruins on July 24, 1911. Here, then, as we lead up to the century mark, are...

 

Summary Box: Johnson & Johnson touts drug business

BRIGHT FUTURE: Johnson & Johnson tells analysts its prescription drug business is stronger than most competitors, with lots of new drugs on sale or on the horizon, and generic competition hurting less down the road. COMING UP: J&J says it will...

 
Don't miss: Sanford Art Walk

Don't miss: Sanford Art Walk

Take advantage of the last vestiges of May weather with a stroll down First Street in downtown Sanford. Galleries and venues throughout the area will brighten up with new art exhibits including fused-glass sculptures by Marilyn Catlow at the...

 

Boston 14, Detroit 1 (8): Max Scherzer pummeled as Tigers drop rain-shortened opener

The Detroit Tigers dropped the opener of their four-game series against the Boston Red Sox, 14-1, today at Comerica Park. More on this story to come from freep.com. Here was the Tigers' starting lineup: 1. Austin Jackson, CF 2. Don Kelly, LF 3....

 

Yale to Restore Navy R.O.T.C. Program

After decades without a formal military presence on its New Haven campus, Yale University planned to sign an agreement on Thursday to re-establish the United States Navy’s R.O.T.C. program starting in the fall of 2012. The return of the Reserve...

 

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