August 30, 2014

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Spring Hill Mt. Pleasant delivered on Thursday night

... on Thursday night against Mt. Pleasant. (Photo by correspondent Rob Fleming) ... Spring Hill running back Malcolm Nicholson (27) stretches for the pylon to...

Policymakers having buyer's remorse on Common Core

SFGate Bobby Jindal is in a nasty feud involving his former ally, Education Superintendent John White. Jindal has sued the Obama administration, accusing Washington of illegally...

Moviemaking reality competition 'The Chair' pits two first-time directors

Pittsburgh first got on Mr. Moore's radar when he produced the 2012 Matt Damon movie “Promised Land” locally. Earlier this year Mr. Moore credited Mr.

Peele: Three tourneys on tap

... Joseph Bishop, Mike Wilson and Derek Sanderson), Grace Family (Jack and Ricky Nicholson, Scot Veillieux and Greg Miles) and Eastern Pines (Steve and Michelle...

NFL notebook: Bailey, Sam among cuts

Waived LB Shaquil Barrett, RB Kapri Bibbs, S John Boyett, QB Zac Dysert, LB L.J. Fort, WR Bennie Fowler, DT Sione Fua, S Duke Ihenacho,...

Charley Walters: Adrian Peterson has good years ahead, Foreman says

Sam Hentges, the recent Mounds View grad who received an $860,000 bonus package from the Indians as a fourth-round draft pick, has given up just...

Prime Minister Harper's call with the President of the ... - Kellie Leitch

Prime Minister Harper spoke today with Barack Obama, President of the United States. The call focused primarily on preparations for next week's NATO Summit in...

How much did that property sell for? - Press & Sun-Bulletin

How much did that property sell for?Press & Sun-BulletinBerge Nellie Van sold 11 Phinn Ave. for $79,500 to Elizabeth J Moulton. Byron B Labare sold...

Review: 'Underground: New and Selected Poems,' by Jim Moore

Gathering from Jim Moore's seven previous collections and including new work, “Underground: New and Selected Poems” demonstrates Moore's consistent dedication to the revelatory power of...

Royal Canadian Mint unveils limited-edition Superman coins

(From left) Royal Canadian Mint marketing VP Patrick Hadsipantelis and MP Peter Van Loan are joined by his children Caroline Tolton and John Van Loan...

Fire Sale Begins to Pay Off for Marlins, for Now

Even if they lose him after 2016, the Marlins seem likely to stay relevant in the pennant race until then. They have an outfield to...

Premier League clockwatch – as it happened

Back at his old club on loan from Manchester United, Wilfried Zaha looks to have rescued a point for Crystal Palace at the death. Standing...

Syracuse football running game struggles to find rhythm against Villanova in ...

New York Daily News Syracuse, N.Y. — Center John Miller and left guard Rob Trudo charged down on the left side of the Villanova defensive line.

Marvin Alexander Batchler -

- OrangeburgThe Times and Democrat31, in the chapel of Dukes-Harley Funeral Home, with Pastor Darrell Wilkins officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow in...

'Small but notable' number of Canadians engage in terror abroad

CBC.ca The findings are part of the 2014 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada, which Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney released Friday afternoon. “Terrorism...

Grading the Spartans: Michigan State football did its homework on Jacksonville ...

USA TODAY The defense played fast and hard, the passing game was elevated and the Spartans were relatively mistake free. The most serious injury appeared to...

A's blanked by Weaver in 4-0 loss to Angels

Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp falls on his back after trying to catch a two-run home run by Los Angeles Angels' Chris Iannetta during...

Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

In Liberia, the government-run hospital in most counties is lucky to have one surgeon, on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, according...

Rotherham abuse: Ed Miliband says child abuse inquiry 'delayed too long'

"An overarching inquiry has been delayed too long and needs to get moving as fast as possible to start listening to all those who have...

Wisconsin vs. LSU predictions: 5th Quarter Consensus says Badgers, Tigers will ... - Bucky's 5th Quarter

Wisconsin vs. LSU predictions: 5th Quarter Consensus says Badgers, Tigers will ...Bucky's 5th QuarterWisconsin lost all seven senior starters from a season ago, including NFL...

2014 Draft Prep: ADP review, 4.0

If you can pair Wilson with another quarterback in his tier like Robert Griffin III, Foles, Ben Roethlisberger, Carson Palmer, Cam Newton or Philip Rivers...

Islamic State militants behead captive Lebanese soldier

Islamic State militants beheaded a Lebanese soldier who was one of 19 captured by hardline Syrian Islamists when they seized a Lebanese border town for...

Antigonight Art After Dark Festival Receives Support

(press release)The Honourable Peter Mackay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and Member of Parliament (Central Nova), made this announcement today on...

Weekend Entertainment Guide 8/20/2014

THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK: featuring conductor, composer and commentator Rob Kapilow with soprano Magdalyn E. Boga, Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m., Houlihan-McLean Center, University of Scranton,...

Canadian minister Tony Clement to visit India in September for promoting ties

NEW DELHI: Canadian minister Tony Clement will visit India during September 1-4 to explore business opportunities and enhance bilateral relations between the two countries. "Minister...

Canadian minister Tony Clement to visit India in September for promoting ties

NEW DELHI: Canadian minister Tony Clement will visit India during September 1-4 to explore business opportunities and enhance bilateral relations between the two countries. "Minister...

Haiti - Social : Canada is committed to supporting the development goals of Haiti

Wednesday, Canadian Paul Calandra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and for Intergovernmental Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development...

Canada considers preferential tariff system for Myanmar

Canadian Minister for International Trade Ed Fast speaks at the press conference. (Nwe Yin Aye/ EMG). The Canadian government has considered drawing up a preferential...

Video: Sheriff launches police misconduct probe

Mulligan also was accused of cronyism when he opted to pursue felony convictions against a teenager, Alexander Reitzel, who trespassed on state Rep. Chris Redfern's...

Area Spotlight: Graham' offense looks sharp

Graham High School quarterback Landry Turner (10) throws under pressure from Vernon's John Rogers (88) during second quarter. Copyright 2014 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights...

I am Groot: Is a walking, talking plant-person possible?

Plants, for the most part, simply can't move that fast. Animals have "squishy cells" that can move past one another, making muscles feasible, Gilroy said.

Deadline nearing for Demorest finance director applications

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. DEMOREST - The Demorest City Council plans to begin reviewing applications...

Some district judges stop performing weddings after gay marriage is legalized ...

Jayne Duncan of Elizabethtown, said she's done "some" same-sex marriages. Nancy Hamill, of Stevens, said she's done "a couple." Hamill said district judges perform ...

Conservatives restrict RCMP's ability to reclassify firearms

In an effort to quell the backlash, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney admonished the "unelected bureaucrats" who ordered the reclassifications and swiftly introduced a twoyear...

Let's talk about pot, baby

Despite Health Minister Rona Ambrose's assurances that “telling kids not to smoke pot is not a partisan attack on Justin Trudeau,” it is clear to...

Dave Birkett: Mikel Leshoure, Andre Fluellen likely Lions roster cuts

Martin Mayhew likes to keep three quarterbacks, and he has the final say on the roster. Dan Orlovsky doesn't appear to be going anywhere. He...

Battle shaping up in Egmont riding

Gail Shea wasn't about to be dragged into the thorny issue of Stephen Harper's involvement (or lack thereof) in first ministers' conferences as premiers arrived...

Changes await Oakland County's 190000 students heading back to school ...

Waterford Schools Superintendent John Silveri speaks for those in the teaching field. “For all of us, from those who .... New leadership at Royal Oak...

Celtic's Virgil van Dijk asks to leave Parkhead

Chief executive Peter Lawwell confirmed: “His agent is coming in on Tuesday to discuss an extension because his deal is up at the end of...

Rich Garven predicts the final roster for Patriots

Keepers: Michael Buchanan, Dominique Easley, Chandler Jones, Chris Jones, Zach Moore, Rob Ninkovich, Sealver Siliga, Vince Wilfork, Jerel Worthy. The scoop: There's excellent versatility here...

Club Listings for Aug. 29-Sept. 4

Traditional Irish session with Sean Murphy, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, O'Shea's Olde Inne, 348 Main St., West Dennis. 508-398-8887. · The Skiffs, 9 p.m. ... Gail...

Harper's skewed view of science

In 2012, while newly installed NRC director John MacDougall was busy slashing jobs and centralizing his command, Gary Goodyear was making the government's intentions clear.

Foreign workers program fixes backfire

Vancouver Sun What started in April with complaints that three McDonald's franchises in Victoria, B.C., were favouring temporary foreign workers over domestic employees culminated in a...

Rebels Report Card vs. Arizona: Plenty of room for improvement

It's not near as fast or talented as Arizona, which entered a 24-point favorite. But coming off a 7-6 season ... sports columnist Ed...

Science Inc.

He also made a point of pushing the “new mandate” for the National Research Council, an agency Harper has been tinkering with since 2008, when...

From London with love: Matic, Piazon, McEachran and the Chelsea loanees who ...

Slobodan Rajkovic had previously already enjoyed loan spells in the Eredivisie at PSV and Twente when he joined Vitesse in the summer of 2010 and...

'New normal' may not be so normal, after all

The "new normal" phrase was also embraced by federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to rationalize the need for improvements to grain transportation efficiency. The rhetoric...

Islamic State threat, X Factor gossip and Cold War language in the headlines

Meanwhile, Labour leader Ed Miliband uses an article in the Independent to call for a "multilateral alliance" to cut off IS funding and recruitment, and...