News archive from 29 February 2012

Tommy Tuberville accused of defrauding clients of over $1.7 million

LUBBOCK, Texas — Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville is being accused of defrauding investors out of more $1.7 million in Alabama following his tenure at Auburn. A federal lawsuit filed Friday in Montgomery, Ala., names Tuberville, John David Stroud and...

Dallas News, 17:00 in Sport
 

Jury convicts 2 in $50M bank fraud conspiracy

MINNEAPOLIS-Two people have been convicted for their roles in a $50 million bank fraud conspiracy that spanned several states. A federal jury found 43-year-old Julian Okeayaninneh, of Colton, Calif., and 35-year-old Olugbenga Temidago Adeniran, of...

 

Santorum dubs himself conservative 'heavyweight'

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum has dubbed himself a conservative heavyweight. The former Pennsylvania senator was responding to criticism from rival Mitt Romney hours before polls closed Tuesday in Michigan's...

 

Mass. DA probing link between gunman, cop's wife

NEWBURYPORT, Mass.-The Essex District Attorney says investigators are looking into the relationship between the wife of a Hamilton policeman and the Beverly policeman he shot and wounded. Hamilton policeman Kenneth Nagy shot Beverly officer Jason...

 

Gingrich targeting 'Super Tuesday' states

DALTON, Ga.-Plotting a comeback, Newt Gingrich looked beyond Tuesday's Republican presidential primaries in Michigan and Arizona to the Southern voters he hopes will revive his struggling campaign once more, including in his home state. Gingrich is...

 

50 years later, JFK speech part of culture war

When Rick Santorum rebuked John F. Kennedy's 1960 speech on religion, he was repeating a common conservative view that the address did more harm than good. In an interview Sunday with ABC's "This Week," Santorum, a Roman Catholic Republican,...

 

The right wines for Chinese roast duck

This month the wine panel explored wines to go with a classic Chinese dish: roast duck. We stayed out of the kitchen for this tasting, taking advantage of one of the many Chinese spots in the Dallas area that offers roast duck to go. This classic duck...

 

Former Dallas club player Clint Dempsey has top American season in England

Clint Dempsey jumped high in the air, both arms raised, as a fan in the stands at Fulham unfurled a Lone Star flag. On this January afternoon in London, Dempsey had become the first American to score a hat trick in the history of the English Premier...

Dallas News, 17:05 in Sport
 

Man seriously injured in Port Orange hit-and-run crash

Port Orange police are trying to locate a driver and vehicle involved in a serious hit-and-run accident late Saturday. Douglas LaFond, 28, of Port Orange, was walking in the 1600 block of Dunlawton Avenue when he was struck, assistant police Chief...

 

The Frugal Traveler: Thrifty ways to travel green

Ecologically-minded travelers hoping to keep it green on the road are often concerned about a potentially out-of-control price tag. Fortunately, it's getting more affordable than ever to maintain your environmental priorities while on vacation. Here...

 
Short Shakes makes the most of a thorny comedy

Short Shakes makes the most of a thorny comedy

The entire notion of family-friendly Shakespeare may seem absurd - even his sunniest comedies come complete with naughty entendres. But "The Taming of the Shrew" carries so much troubling gender baggage that it probably wouldn't be on...

 
End-of-life care is about much more than pain control

End-of-life care is about much more than pain control

A great deal of thought and effort has been placed into improving the final days of life for people with terminal illness in the last two decades. While pain control is a huge part of that, a study published last week in the journal PLoS Medicine...

 

NFL kicks off Sept. 5, avoiding Obama convention speech; 1st Wednesday game since '48

NEW YORK (AP) - Powerful as the NFL is, it's making way for President Barack Obama. Opting to play a game on a Wednesday for the first time in more than 60 years, the NFL will open the regular season on Sept. 5, to avoid conflicting with Obama's...

 

Tim Brown: Cowboys' Bill Callahan can be 'best friend' or 'worst enemy'

Bill Callahan can help the Cowboys offense with his impressive knowledge or he can drive players away to a point where they might want to fight him. According to former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown, that’s what he dealt with while playing...

Dallas News, 17:15 in Sport
 

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