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  • Tigers promote Pitcher after sexual assault charges dismissed

    Tigers promote Pitcher after sexual assault charges dismissed

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:43:21 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - The Detroit Tigers have promoted right-hander Evan Reed from Triple-A Toledo after a judge dismissed rape charges against the pitcher last week. The Tigers brought Reed back to the majors before they opened a series at the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Right-hander Jose Ortego was designated for assignment to create a spot on the 40-man roster. Reed, 28, was facing third-degree criminal sexual conduct charges before a judge said Aug. 21 that the testimony of the woman who...
    CHICAGO (AP) - The Detroit Tigers have promoted right-hander Evan Reed from Triple-A Toledo after a judge dismissed rape charges against the pitcher last week. The Tigers brought Reed back to the majors before they opened a series at the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Right-hander Jose Ortego was designated for assignment to create a spot on the 40-man roster. Reed, 28, was facing third-degree criminal sexual conduct charges before a judge said Aug. 21 that the testimony of the woman who...
  • Michigan Health Director Stepping Down

    Michigan Health Director Stepping Down

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:27:14 GMT
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder says that state health Director Jim Haveman is resigning after having a mild stroke. Snyder said in a statement Thursday that Haveman originally planned to remain as head of the Michigan Department of Community Health into 2015 but moved up his departure because of the Memorial Day stroke. Snyder says Haveman will quit Sept. 12 and says Chief Deputy Director Nick Lyon will become director. The governor credits Haveman with promoting "an ambitious health ...
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder says that state health Director Jim Haveman is resigning after having a mild stroke. Snyder said in a statement Thursday that Haveman originally planned to remain as head of the Michigan Department of Community Health into 2015 but moved up his departure because of the Memorial Day stroke. Snyder says Haveman will quit Sept. 12 and says Chief Deputy Director Nick Lyon will become director. The governor credits Haveman with promoting "an ambitious health ...
  • Group wants Redskins name barred from Minnesota Field

    Group wants Redskins name barred from Minnesota Field

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:24:35 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A coalition demanded Thursday that the NFL team from Washington be barred from using its "Redskins" name on University of Minnesota turf. The National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media held a news conference outside TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, the Star Tribune (http://strib.mn/1q9vzoU ) reported. The Minnesota Vikings are leasing the university's stadium for two seasons while their new $1 billion stadium is built on the site of the former Metrodome in downto...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A coalition demanded Thursday that the NFL team from Washington be barred from using its "Redskins" name on University of Minnesota turf. The National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media held a news conference outside TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, the Star Tribune (http://strib.mn/1q9vzoU ) reported. The Minnesota Vikings are leasing the university's stadium for two seasons while their new $1 billion stadium is built on the site of the former Metrodome in downto...

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - NOVEMBER 26, 2012

IMAGINATION STATION LEVY

Almost three weeks after the election, provisional ballots have reversed the failed Imagination Station levy. Before today's count, the levy was losing by some one thousand votes. But the Board of Elections says provisional ballots boosted the issue in favor of passage by 306 votes. That's forced an automatic recount. It'll happen December 6 at 9am.

NEW STEEPLE

Seven months after lightning struck and damaged the steeple at St. Rose Parish in Perrysburg, the church is getting a new steeple. It's set to be installed and dedicated tomorrow. Church leaders will also bless and install the gold-leaf cross.

PUPPY MILL RESCUE

A Port Clinton group is nursing dozens of dogs rescued from an apparent puppy mill. Since then, the Island Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary has received a lot of interest from the community. But for the next week to 10 days, the agency will not be open to the public as the staff attends to the medical and social needs of the animals. Workers say they want to help the dogs get adjusted to people first. The agency will make an announcement about visiting and adoptions on or after December 1st.

"CLEANING FAIRY" SENTENCED

(AP) - An Ohio woman dubbed the "cleaning fairy" after she broke into a home, cleaned it and left a $75 bill has been put on probation for one year. A judge sentenced 53-year-old Susan Warren of Elyria today in Cleveland on her guilty plea to attempted burglary. She also must do 20 hours of community service.

OBESE DEATH ROW INMATE

(AP) - A judge has rejected the request of a condemned Ohio killer to delay his execution because of his extreme weight. Death row inmate Ronald Post, who weighs more than 400 pounds, is asking the courts to stop his January execution on the grounds his weight could cause him to suffer severe pain during the procedure.

FISCAL CLIFF

(AP) - While there's talk of compromise, lawmakers who returned from the Thanksgiving holiday don't appear any closer to reaching agreement on a broad budget deal. Republicans are ceding little ground on a key sticking point: whether to raise revenue through higher tax rates or by limiting tax breaks and deductions. Reiterating the president's pledge not to sign legislation that extends current tax rates to the top 2 percent of income earners, White House spokesman Jay Carney said today, "That is a firm position."

FDA SHUTS DOWN PEANUT BUTTER PROCESSOR

(AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has halted operations of the nation's largest organic peanut butter processor. The FDA used a 2011 food safety law for the first time to crack down on salmonella poisoning which sickened 41 people, most of them children, in 20 states. The agency has suspended Sunland's registration, preventing the company from producing or distributing any food.

CHRISTIE SEEKS SECOND TERM

(AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says "it would be wrong" for his to leave his job before the recovery from Superstorm Sandy. Christie says he'll seek another term in office.

HALLE BERRY THANKSGIVING FIGHT

(AP) - A judge in Los Angeles has granted Halle Berry's ex-boyfriend a temporary restraining order against the actress's fiance after the men were involved in a Thanksgiving Day fight. Gabriel Aubry, the four father of the couple's 4-year-old girl, claims he was threatened by the boyfriend.

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