News archive from 28 August 2011

Lines Blur Between Candidates and PACs With Unlimited Cash

One night last month, Mitt Romney strode into a dining room above Central Park that was packed with dozens of his wealthiest supporters, gathered there by a group of former campaign aides, to talk about his bid for the White House. Blogs The Caucus...

 

HS football live chat: Updates, analysis from Saturday's Zero Week games

SportsDayDFW.com has writers and photographers at high school football games around the Dallas-Fort Worth area today to give you the best live interactive coverage in Texas. Join us at 4 p.m. for a comprehensive chat that includes our observations and...

Dallas News, 17:04 in Sport
 

Libya’s Interim Leadership Releases Its Members’ Names

BENGHAZI, Libya - The Transitional National Council, recognized by 57 nations as the legitimate interim government of Libya, released the names of all of its members on Saturday for the first time and promised to increase its roster rapidly to provide...

 

5A roundup: Jesuit preserves win in last minute

Jesuit’s Preston Martin knocked down a two-point conversion attempt to preserve a 42-41 victory Friday night, overcoming 313 yards in receptions and four first-half touchdowns by Flower Mound’s Chas Taylor. Flower Mound’s Marshall Williams scored from...

Dallas News, 17:08 in Sport
 

Tokyo Electric Power seeks 10 percent increase in power rates in wake of nuclear crisis

TOKYO - Tokyo Electric Power Co. has asked a third-party panel tasked with assessing its financial standing to approve an increase in electric charges of at least 10 percent, but the panel plans to reject the request, it was learned Saturday. The...

 

Mata scores on debut as Chelsea beats Norwich

LONDON -- Juan Mata scored on his Chelsea debut to complete a 3-1 victory over Norwich on Saturday in a Premier League match overshadowed by teammate Didier Drogba being knocked unconscious. Mata, who joined from Valencia this week, netted in the 11th...

 

Solar-power plants booming in Gila Bend

It's lunchtime in Gila Bend, but the 30 or so people lined up at Little Italy for pizza and subs aren't the typical summer visitors passing through town on their way to San Diego or the beaches of Mexico. And with outside temps nearing 110 degrees,...

 

US Airways CEO wraps busy decade

Doug Parker, CEO of Tempe-based US Airways, has spent the past 10 years attempting to stay a step ahead of the industry's next daunting challenge. From Sept. 11 to the economic downturn, through bankruptcies, mergers, fees and cutbacks, the volatile...

 

Revenue source for Arizona wineries in peril

COTTONWOOD - The wine-tasting room at Page Springs Cellars and Vineyard bustled with tourists from all over the country on a recent weekday, including Patricia Ramirez and Richard Morales of Irvine, Calif. The pair liked the wine so much that they...

 
State waiving tolls all day tomorrow

State waiving tolls all day tomorrow

The state Department of Transportation is waiving all tolls starting at midnight until 10 p.m. tomorrow in anticipation of Hurricane Irene, which resulted in at least five deaths as it ripped through the South today. There will be no tolls for 22...

 

HS football live chat: Updates, analysis, more from Zero Week

SportsDayDFW.com has writers and photographers at high school football games around the Dallas-Fort Worth area today to give you the best live interactive coverage in Texas. Join us at 4 p.m. for a comprehensive chat that includes our observations and...

Dallas News, 17:11 in Sport
 

Friday's prep football scores

FOOTBALL FRIDAY'S RESULTS Adrian 48, Davison 47 Almont 65, Detroit Community 8 • MORE SCORES, STATS AA Skyline 28, Hartland 25 Berkley 7, Ferndale 0 BH Cranbrook 33 at Lutheran Westland 6 BH Lahser 34, Birmingham Groves 20 Chelsea 24, Novi 12...

 

In a conservative field, Jon Huntsman struggles for footing

MANCHESTER, N.H. - As he brought his campaign for the presidency back to New Hampshire, Jon Huntsman Jr. anticipated the doubts about him. He alluded to it in his stump speech, about as close as he ever comes to acknowledging that some Republican...

 
Popularity and Pedigree Matter in the B.C.S.

Popularity and Pedigree Matter in the B.C.S.

A 12-game college football season almost certainly isn’t enough to differentiate the teams from one another to any degree of satisfaction. This is particularly so given contemporary scheduling patterns in which fewer competitive nonconference games...

 

Sept. 11 fireman, Ariz., shooting victim honored at LLWS; Cuse coach Boeheim takes in action

SOUTH WILILAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Little League honored a victim of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack and the youngest victim of the mass shooting in January in Tucson, Ariz., with a moment of silence Saturday and a commemorative plaque that will hang...

 

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