News archive from 29 May 2013

A wide field for drama series Emmy

"Mad Men" owned the drama series Emmy for four years running before "Homeland" knocked if off last season. Both shows delivered seasons this year that offer detractors reasons to look elsewhere. Will they? Here's how the field is...

 

Germany takes on Ecuador in friendly

German National Soccer team coach Joachim Löw said Tuesday that he is excited to see how his young players will perform in their friendly match against a veteran Ecuador squad. “We are very prepared for this match, although Ecuador...

 

Jacksonville Walmart evacuated for bomb threat

The Walmart store in Jacksonville was evacuated today after a caller phoned in a bomb threat at about 4 p.m., said Jacksonville police Chief Tommy Thompson. Thompson said after the store was evacuated, the Jacksonville police and fire departments...

 

Police charge man with attempting to rob Family Dollar

Anniston police on Sunday charged an Anniston man with first-degree robbery, carrying a concealed weapon and public intoxication, according to a police report. At 1:05 Monday morning Josias Woods, 20, walked into the Family Dollar on McClellan...

 
Warrior without a weapon: Remembering Desmond Doss Sr.

Warrior without a weapon: Remembering Desmond Doss Sr.

slideshow PIEDMONT — Driving north into Piedmont on Alabama 9, one sees little but scattered houses, a few churches and lots of land. But through that open countryside on the outskirts of Calhoun County, a two-mile stretch is assigned to the memory of...

 

Wall Street Journal: Finebaum returning to radio with ESPN networks

Paul Finebaum is returning to radio, but it won’t be from Birmingham. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Finebaum is leaving Birmingham for Charlotte, N.C., where he will have a show on several platforms for ESPN, beginning Aug. 1. His radio...

 

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: With Golson out, 3 QBs will get chance to start for Irish

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly isn't ready to name a starting quarterback for 2013 - or 2014. Speaking for the first time since Everett Golson was suspended by the university on Friday for poor academic judgment, Kelly said all three...

 

Tigers' lineup for tonight's game vs. Pirates

Here's the Detroit Tigers' starting lineup for tonight's home game against the Pittsburgh Pirates (7 p.m., FSD). Right-hander Jeanmar Gomez is scheduled to start for the Bucs. 1. Andy Dirks, LF 2. Torii Hunter, RF 3. Miguel Cabrera, 3B 4. Prince...

 

AEG Live co-CEO testifies in Jackson lawsuit trial

LOS ANGELES -- A top executive of the company that was producing Michael Jackson's "This Is It" tour has acknowledged he negotiated a deal for the doctor that the pop star had chosen to accompany him. But AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware...

 

Up next for the Galaxy: Wednesday at Carolina RailHawks

Galaxy on Wednesday AT CAROLINA RAILHAWKS U.S. OPEN CUP When: 4 p.m. PDT. Where: WakeMed Soccer Park, Cary, N.C. On the air: TV: TWC Deportes; Radio: None. Update: The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tournament is a single-elimination event featuring 34 pro...

 

Lemon Bars hit a perfect balance of sweet and tart

I love a good lemon bar — the perfect balance of a sweet egg custard with a powerful punch of lemon atop a light cookie crust. Anything less is disappointing. I have tried dozens of recipes, some with light, cakelike custard all the way through,...

 

Wine of the Week: Caldora, Terre di Chieti IGT, Unoaked Chardonnay 2011

Caldora, Terre di Chieti IGT, Unoaked Chardonnay 2011, $8.99 Terre di Chieti is a broad wine region in the province of Abruzzo, which is located just below the calf of Italy’s boot. The Apennine Mountains, which meander down the center of the country,...

 
Report: Rutgers AD was involved in sex discrimination suit

Report: Rutgers AD was involved in sex discrimination suit

The New York Times reports: Embattled Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann not only is accused of being an abusive volleyball coach 16 years ago at Tennessee, she also was at the center of a 2008 sex discrimination lawsuit at Louisville. Get the...

 
Rangel to stay on as UNO CEO

Rangel to stay on as UNO CEO

Beleaguered United Neighborhood Organization boss Juan Rangel will keep his $275,000-a-year job as CEO of the politically connected charter school operator but step down from its board of directors as the organization tries to right the ship after...

 

Teamsters union seeks toehold at American

DALLAS The Teamsters union is stepping up its campaign to unseat other unions in the airline industry. Teamsters officials said Tuesday that they filed a petition with a federal labor agency to force an election against the Transport Workers Union to...

 

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