News archive from 28 June 2013, page 7

SC lawmakers override 46 of Gov. Haley's 81 vetoes

COLUMBIA, S.C. The South Carolina Senate has overridden 46 of Gov. Nikki Haley's 81 budget vetoes. Senators sustained eight more of the governor's vetoes Thursday. Altogether, lawmakers upheld 35 of the items Haley struck from the spending plan,...

 

Andre Ethier moves to left field; when Carl Crawford returns, best lineup plays

It's Andre Ethier, a man for all fields. Ethier has spent most all of his career in right field, but moved to center when Matt Kemp spent most of the month on the disabled list, and he played it very well. But Thursday he was moved again, this time...

 
Miami Marlins' Marcell Ozuna packs punch with runners in scoring position

Miami Marlins' Marcell Ozuna packs punch with runners in scoring position

Marlins rookie center fielder Marcell Ozuna won't tell anyone what is inside his chewing tobacco mix, but whatever is in there, teammate Jose Fernandez said, “it is pretty strong.” “It's a special Dominican...

 
Ha-Neul Kim leads US Women's Open after 1 round

Ha-Neul Kim leads US Women's Open after 1 round

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. -- Ha-Neul Kim is leading after the first round at her first U.S. Women's Open. Kim shot a bogey-free 6-under 66 on Thursday at Sebonack to lead fellow South Korean Inbee Park by a stroke. Park is trying to make history by winning...

 
Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legends Fanfest Aug. 1-4 features Jim Cornette (Part 1)

Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legends Fanfest Aug. 1-4 features Jim Cornette (Part 1)

Legendary pro wrestling manager Jim Cornette makes no bones about it. The outspoken personality is not a fan of sports entertainment and what the business has become since his teenage years. He misses the good old days, which is why he enjoys...

 
Mongolian leader re-elected on anti-graft agenda

Mongolian leader re-elected on anti-graft agenda

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia -- Mongolia's president has won a second four-year term, securing a mandate for his efforts to crack down on corruption and further integrate the landlocked north Asian nation into international society. The result is seen as an...

 

Obama begins Africa tour, visits Senegal slave house

DAKAR, Senegal - President Obama arrived in this corner of West Africa to deliver messages about civil society and good governance, democracy and development. Senegal's message to him was simpler: Welcome home. The greeting was plastered on signs and...

 
No pension compromise in sight as special committee begins work

No pension compromise in sight as special committee begins work

The first meeting Thursday of a special committee tasked with brokering a compromise on how to overhaul the state's public employee pension system illustrated just why an agreement has been so elusive as advocates on both sides of the issue dug in...

 
Mongolian leader re-elected on anti-graft agenda

Mongolian leader re-elected on anti-graft agenda

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia Mongolia's president has won a second four-year term, securing a mandate for his efforts to crack down on corruption and further integrate the landlocked north Asian nation into international society. The result is seen as an...

 

State studying ways to ease traffic along U.S. 441

As cars and trucks crawled along U.S. Highway 441, state transportation officials met with local leaders in downtown Apopka on Thursday to begin examining the question of how traffic can be unsnarled. "This is not going to get any better on its...

 

Ryan Lochte's reality show hasn't blocked him from swimming wins

Ryan Lochte's reality television show and detour from full-time swimming training hasn't derailed him from elite performances. Lochte, a Port Orange Spruce Creek graduate and former Florida Gator, won two titles 90 minutes apart at the 2013 Phillips...

 

Lakers told they will be final team to meet with Dwight Howard

The Lakers have been told they will be the final team to meet with free agent Dwight Howard, who will begin taking visits with other teams next week. Howard becomes an unrestricted free agent at 9:01 p.m. Pacific Time on Sunday and is expected to meet...

 
Spain outlasts Italy in penalty kicks in Confederations Cup semifinal

Spain outlasts Italy in penalty kicks in Confederations Cup semifinal

The reign of Spain ... well, it isn't over just yet. But it was close with second-half substitute Jesus Navas sending the World Cup champions on to the Confederations Cup final with a dramatic penalty-kick shootout win. After 90 minutes of scoreless...

 

Grizzlies introduce Dave Joerger as their new coach

Dave Joerger's road through professional basketball's minor leagues has finally landed him in an NBA head coaching seat. His first job is at a familiar spot, with a team he has been a part of for six seasons. Joerger was introduced as coach of the...

 

IRS scandal report prompts partisan sniping in House

WASHINGTON - A House committee inquiry into the targeting of political groups by the Internal Revenue Service devolved into partisan finger-pointing Thursday as the controversy expanded to allegations that progressive groups were flagged as well as...

 

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