News archive from 31 August 2014

Keeping closer tabs on your credit cards

Thieves are coming up with ever more ingenious ways to gain access to your credit and debit card numbers. And, let’s face it, mistakes happen. So card issuers are making it easier to police your accounts. Most card issuers already have zero-liability...

 

Translating into high-dollar jobs

WASHINGTON — It’s a high-stakes, multibillion-dollar industry with tight deadlines, demanding clients and lives at risk. Any miscommunication could cause a deep financial loss or death. Some people work in war zones; others have cozy home offices....

 
'Halo' makers shed light on live-action series

'Halo' makers shed light on live-action series

SEATTLE -- "Halo: Nightfall" is returning to familiar territory. The overseers of the popular franchise at 343 Industries announced Saturday at the PAX Prime gaming convention that the upcoming live-action "Halo" series would take...

 

Snook harvest season begins Monday

Besides being Labor Day, Monday marks the opening of snook harvest season throughout Florida, following the summer spawning closure. Anglers may keep one snook per person per day measuring 28 to 32 inches in the Atlantic and 28 to 33 inches in the...

 

Jonathan Martin makes 49ers' 53-man roster

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, who had a tumultuous departure from the Miami Dolphins last October amid a bullying scandal, made the 49ers when the team trimmed its roster to the NFL's 53-man limit on Saturday afternoon. The...

 

Keeping closer tabs on your credit cards

Thieves are coming up with ever more ingenious ways to gain access to your credit and debit card numbers. And, let’s face it, mistakes happen. So card issuers are making it easier to police your accounts. Most card issuers already have zero-liability...

 

Dallas small businesses honored

In 2009, Dustin Gadberry found himself forced to lay off employees from his construction company and look for handyman jobs to survive the economic downturn. Today, Gadberry Construction Co. is thriving, having increased its revenue from a low of...

 

Cubs use long ball to beat Cardinals in first game of doubleheader

ST. LOUIS -- Felix Doubront got the victory in his Cubs debut Saturday in Game 1 of a split doubleheader against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. The Cubs won 5-1 thanks to three home runs. At the plate Chris Coughlin's two-run single off Justin...

 
Youth group teaches life lessons through fishing

Youth group teaches life lessons through fishing

Lloyd Louis, 9, of Miami got an impromptu casting lesson at Miami's Rickenbacker Causeway from a notable instructor. “What I would do is bring it in really fast because the bottom is full of rocks,” Congressman Joe Garcia advised...

 
Golson leads No. 17 Irish to 48-17 win over Rice

Golson leads No. 17 Irish to 48-17 win over Rice

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Everett Golson threw touchdown passes of 75 and 53 yards and ran for three more scores in his return after missing the 2013 season for academic impropriety, leading No. 17 Notre Dame to a 48-17 victory over Rice on Saturday. Golson...

 

Fajardo leads Nevada to 28-19 win over S. Utah

RENO, Nev. -- Cody Fajardo threw for 303 yards and a touchdown and ran for 68 yards and another score to lead Nevada to a 28-19 win over Southern Utah in the season opener Saturday. The only FBS player with over 7,000 passing yards and 2,000 rushing...

 
Champ Bailey, Michael Sam among NFL cuts

Champ Bailey, Michael Sam among NFL cuts

For the first time in his career, Champ Bailey was told he isn't good enough. Jettisoned by the New Orleans Saints after a difficult training camp, the 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback was the most notable name when NFL teams trimmed their rosters to 53...

 

Hiring the right sales staff

Looking to hire the right sales people for your organization? Logistics executive Joe Judson has some tips. Judson is president and CEO of Dallas-based Fusion Logistics, which provides shipping services for small and medium-size businesses. 1. Hire...

 

Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation in July that would make it...

 

Menards shopper dies after pallet of ceramic tiles falls, hits him on head

A trip to a home improvement store turned fatal Saturday morning. Richard Colletti, 38, of Clinton Township was shopping with his wife in the Menards on Market Place Drive in Chesterfield Township around 10:30 a.m. when a pallet of ceramic tile fell...

 

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