News archive from 27 November 2013

Nevada court seeks cities' input on term limits

CARSON CITY, Nev. -- The Nevada Supreme Court on Tuesday invited cities to join the legal debate over whether city council members who are termed out from seeking re-election can run for mayor. In a brief order signed by Justice Mark Gibbons, the...

 
City manager: Anniston faces deteriorating drainage system

City manager: Anniston faces deteriorating drainage system

slideshow As far as Anniston City Manager Brian Johnson is concerned, it's not a question of if the city's stormwater drainage system will collapse, but when. "If there is one area of this city that is sitting on a ticking time bomb, it's...

 
With freezing temperatures on the way, officials urge motorists to use caution

With freezing temperatures on the way, officials urge motorists to use caution

slideshow Thanksgiving travelers should take caution during their travels Wednesday as freezing temperatures and frozen precipitation could potentially make roadways dangerous, according to forecasters. Aaron Gleason, a meteorologist with the National...

 
JSU professor running for state school board

JSU professor running for state school board

slideshow MONTGOMERY -- Jacksonville State University economics professor Cynthia McCarty is making a bid for a seat on Alabama's state school board. "I want every child to have a solid chance," McCarty said. "If they want to start a...

 

Bobcats coach says playing Jeff Adrien over Bismack Biyombo was by the numbers

Charlotte Bobcats center Bismack Biyombo, the seventh pick in the 2011 NBA draft, has played five minutes over the past three games. Jeff Adrien, an undrafted free agent, has played 48 minutes in those three games. Bobcats coach Steve Clifford's...

 

Lara Logan, producer on leave after CBS finds ‘60 Minutes' Benghazi story deficient

BENGHAZI, Libya Jeff Fager, the executive producer of the venerated news program “60 Minutes,” announced Tuesday that he had asked reporter Lara Logan and producer Max McClellan to take a leave of absence after numerous questions...

 
Polamalu back to old self for resurgent Steelers

Polamalu back to old self for resurgent Steelers

PITTSBURGH -- The strands of gray in Troy Polamalu's hair are still there. So are the hints of salt in his still mostly pepper beard. Yet there is something decidedly youthful about the way the Pittsburgh Steelers safety is playing of late, a return...

 
McGloin gets to play on Thanksgiving stage

McGloin gets to play on Thanksgiving stage

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Matt McGloin's rapid ascent from undrafted rookie to starting NFL quarterback is headed to the big stage. McGloin will make his third career start on Thanksgiving Day for the Oakland Raiders in front of a national television...

 

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Catawba 62, Newberry 50

 

Bills S Byrd 'open-minded' about future in Buffalo

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Bills safety Jairus Byrd has gone from being noncommittal to open-minded in softening his outlook about his future in Buffalo. Though not ready yet to commit to a long-term contract on Tuesday, the two-time Pro Bowl player wasn't...

 

No. 11 Gonzaga rolls 113-81 over Chaminade in Maui

LAHAINA, Hawaii -- Sam Dower Jr. and Gerard Coleman scored 19 points each as No. 11 Gonzaga cruised to an easy 113-81 win over Division II Chaminade on Tuesday in the Maui Invitational. Przemek Karnowski had a double-double with 10 points and 13...

 

Top 25 Fared

1. Michigan State (6-0) did not play. Next: vs. Mount St. Mary's, Friday. 2. Kansas (4-0) did not play. Next: vs. Wake Forest, Thursday. 3. Kentucky (5-1) did not play. Next: vs. Eastern Michigan, Wednesday. 4. Arizona (5-0) did not play. Next: vs....

 
Mannion and Mariota ready for Civil War

Mannion and Mariota ready for Civil War

Oregon State's Sean Mannion and Oregon's Marcus Mariota are two strikingly different quarterbacks who have both seen their seasons take a frustrating downturn. The two will play with mostly pride on the line — and perhaps redemption...

 

Hairopoulos: My take on where Kevin Sumlin will coach in 2014 ... and Johnny Manziel's legacy at A&M

Kate Hairopoulos and Chuck Carlton answered questions in a chat Tuesday. Here are some highlights. Question: What are the realistic chances JFF returns for another year? Kate Hairopoulos: Johnny has been careful not to address in his quick sessions...

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Lara Logan, producer on leave after CBS finds ‘60 Minutes' Benghazi story deficient

BENGHAZI, Libya -- Jeff Fager, the executive producer of the venerated news program “60 Minutes,” announced Tuesday that he had asked reporter Lara Logan and producer Max McClellan to take a leave of absence after numerous...

 

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