News archive from 31 May 2011, page 11

Letters to the Editor: Disaster assistance, jobs agenda and Rick Scott budget ceremony

Homeless activists have outwitted the mayor After reading the OrlandoSentinel.com article "Lake Eola Park homeless activists defy feeding rules, but still no arrests" on Wednesday, I believe the Orlando mayor and his cronies have been...

 

Our take on: Hurricane season

Images from recent deadly tornadoes in the Midwest are truly heartbreaking - but they should serve as a timely reminder for Floridians. The people in Missouri and Oklahoma and elsewhere didn't get a lot of warning before the killer tornadoes came...

 
Not a Flashy Investor, Just Successful

Not a Flashy Investor, Just Successful

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A Flying Eye Hospital Raises Security Eyebrows

A Flying Eye Hospital Raises Security Eyebrows

I NEVER thought that I’d be traveling as much as I do. But I’m flying almost constantly. It’s an exhausting, yet rewarding lifestyle. Q. How often do you fly? A. At a minimum, about twice a month, almost always internationally, and I can be gone for...

 
Not a Flashy Investor, Just Successful

Not a Flashy Investor, Just Successful

The money manager Martin D. Sass loves a good bargain. Add to Portfolio Baker Hughes Inc MetLife Inc Levitz Furniture Incorporated Morningstar Incorporated Halliburton Co Go to your Portfolio

 

Guillen not losing sleep over rotation alignment

BOSTON - Manager Ozzie Guillen said the Chicago White Sox haven't decided whether to stick with a six-man rotation, and it's not a big concern to him at this point. "To be honest with you, I don’t lose sleep on that," Guillen said Monday....

 

Yemen warplanes bomb Islamists who seized town

SANAA, Yemen - Yemeni forces opened fire on a protest camp and killed more than 20 demonstrators Monday in the southern city of Taiz while government warplanes launched airstrikes on another southern town seized by radical Islamists. The new attempts...

 

Video of Tortured Boy’s Corpse Deepens Anger in Syria

CAIRO - Hamza Ali al-Khateeb, a round-faced 13-year-old boy, was arrested at a protest in Jiza, a southern Syrian village near Dara’a, on April 29. Nothing was known of him for a month before his mutilated corpse was returned to his family on the...

 

NBA coach: LeBron James is the one guy who can guard Dirk Nowitzki

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel spoke with an unnamed current NBA coach about the defensive matchups between the Heat and Mavericks in the NBA Finals. Here's what he had to say: On LeBron James defending Dirk Nowitzki: "I think if there's one guy...

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Time running out for cops on the trail of the Wheaton Bandit

For nearly 10 years, federal and local authorities have hunted for one of the Chicago area's most prolific and elusive bank robbers - and now time may be running out to bring charges. Dubbed the "Wheaton Bandit" after robbing seven banks in...

 

Orlando Fringe hands out Fabbys

The Orlando Fringe Festival presented its Fabby awards late Sunday night in an applause-filled outdoor ceremony. The Fabbys, which have categories both silly and serious, are presented each year by the Fringe leadership team. This year's award, in...

 

Child killed, 5 others hurt in Dan Ryan crash

A child was killed and three other children were injured this evening in a car accident on the Dan Ryan Expressway, a fire department spokesman said. The child, whose name and age has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to...

 
Northwestern Wins 6th Title in 7 Years

Northwestern Wins 6th Title in 7 Years

STONY BROOK, N.Y. - Since losing in last year’s national championship game, the Northwestern lacrosse players Brianne LoManto and Shannon Smith had been contemplating the day they might return to this stage. That this year’s final would be played on...

 

Europe Set to Offer 2nd Bailout to Greece

The European Union is racing to draft a second bailout package for Greece to release vital loans next month and avert the risk that the euro zone country will default, officials said on Monday. “I am quite optimistic,” the chairman of euro zone...

 

Renault Names Chief Operating Officer

The French carmaker Renault appointed Carlos Tavares as its chief operating officer. He previously was head of the Americas at its Nissan Motor division. Mr. Tavares will oversee Renault’s growth strategy focused on developing electric vehicles...

 

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