News archive from 28 March 2014

Royal Oak Township board seeking consent agreement

ROYAL OAK TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Officials in Oakland County's Royal Oak Township have decided to seek a consent agreement with Michigan in response to the community's financial emergency. Gov. Rick Snyder confirmed March 19 that a financial emergency...

 

Did Cannon influence alcohol permits?

For many restaurants and nightclubs, getting a permit to serve alcohol can be a make-or-break proposition. That, experts say, may explain some of what former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon allegedly told an undercover FBI agent who claimed he wanted...

 

UN Security Council condemns NKorea missile launch

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council has condemned North Korea's test-firing of two medium-range ballistic missiles as violations of council resolutions. The council met Thursday evening after the United States asked for an urgent...

 

Friday's TV/Radio listings

Event Time TV MLB spring training Boston at Minnesota 12:05 MLBN NY Mets at Toronto 6:05 MLBN Houston vs. Rangers 7:05 Ch. 21 LA Angels at LA Dodgers 9:05 MLBN College baseball Texas at Texas Tech 6:30 FSSW+ Oregon State at Arizona 9:00 Pac 12 College...

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Pistons focus on past, not present, at fundraiser

DETROIT -- Several members of the Detroit Pistons' first two championship teams gathered Thursday for a fundraiser, but the man who still works for the team kept a low profile. President Joe Dumars didn't speak to reporters and owner Tom Gores...

 

UN Security Council condemns NKorea missile launch

UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations Security Council has condemned North Korea's test-firing of two medium-range ballistic missiles as violations of council resolutions. The council met Thursday evening after the United States asked for an urgent...

 

Economic agency to meet on 38 Studios lawsuit

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Rhode Island economic development agency that is suing Curt Schilling over his video game company's collapse has scheduled a special meeting related to the litigation. The board of the Commerce Corp., formerly called the...

 

Lawmakers OK bills so cities don't lose revenue

LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan lawmakers have given final approval to legislation designed to make sure local government budgets aren't hurt when manufacturers and small businesses get planned tax cuts. The bills sent to Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday...

 
Cameron Diaz talks new film, Paltrow breakup

Cameron Diaz talks new film, Paltrow breakup

LAS VEGAS -- If you count yourself among those who've never been cheated on, Cameron Diaz has these words of wisdom: It will happen, or it's already happened and you just don't know it. The actress gave her perspective on relationships as she and...

 

Patriots restructure Wilfork's contract

(SportsNetwork.com) - Vince Wilfork will remain with the New England Patriots. According to ESPN, the team has restructured the defensive tackle's contract. The new deal is reportedly for one year and $8 million, with $3 million guaranteed, and it...

 

Lions say they've signed deal with safety Ihedigbo

DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions say they've signed a contract with free agent safety James Ihedigbo (ee-HEAD-ee-bo). The Lions say they're withholding terms of the deal, but a person familiar with it say it's for two years. The person spoke Tuesday to...

 

Tulsa hosts Shockers in tennis matchup

TULSA, Okla. -- The University of Tulsa's women's tennis team will host Wichita State this weekend in a matchup of ranked teams. Tulsa is ranked 21st after losing to 16th-ranked California last week. The Golden Hurricane had been ranked 19th. Wichita...

 

Lakota-Edmore forward leads ND B girls all staters

FARGO, N.D. -- Unanimous selection Fallyn Freije of Lakota-Edmore leads a group of five players named to the North Dakota Class B girls basketball all-state first team. The team, selected by the North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and...

 

Parliamentarian wins Santa Anita feature

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Parliamentarian led all the way to win the $58,000 feature for older horses bred or sired in California by 4 1/2 lengths at Santa Anita on Thursday. Ridden by apprentice Drayden Van Dyke, Parliamentarian ran six furlongs in 1:09.58...

 

NASCAR Sprint Cup: STP 500 time, TV, facts

This week's race STP 500 What: 500 laps (263 miles) Where: Martinsville Speedway, a .526-mile flat, paved oval located in Martinsville, Va. When: 1 p.m. Sunday TV: Fox Radio: Motor Racing Network Last year's winner: Jimmie Johnson Also this week:...

 

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