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  • Harbor Report: Business is good on the harbor

    Harbor Report: Business is good on the harbor
    Hello everyone. I apologize for not turning in a story last week. The good news is that I have been selling boats. Which leads me into my annual marine industry sales observations. I asked Mike Zemla of Western Marine Maintenance, David Beek at Island...
  • Heavy fighting reported as Iraq army pushes back against insurgents

    Iraqi troops and Shiite Muslim militias, backed by army attack helicopters, mounted a major push Saturday to retake the strategic city of Tikrit in a sign that the beleaguered army was fighting back after ceding much of the country to Sunni Muslim...
  • Cubs' Core Four report: Bryant goes 3-for-6

    Cubs' Core Four report: Bryant goes 3-for-6
    A look at how the Cubs' "Core Four" prospects are faring in the minor leagues: Javier Baez Shortstop, Iowa Cubs (AAA) Friday vs. Colorado Springs: 1-for-5, 1 RBI, 1 walk. Trending: 13-for-39, 7 RBIs, 3 doubles, 13 strikeouts. Season: 69 games,...
  • Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department

    Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department
    Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30. McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....
  • Cubs' Core Four report: Almora gets 3 hits

    Cubs' Core Four report: Almora gets 3 hits
    A look at how the Cubs' "Core Four" prospects are faring in the minor leagues: Javier Baez Shortstop, Iowa Cubs (AAA) Saturday vs. Colorado Springs: 0-for-3, 2 walks. Trending: 13-for-42, 7 RBIs, 3 doubles, 13 strikeouts. Season: 70 games,...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    The platoon outfield experiment is a disaster. None of the experienced outfielders can hit. Ryan Sweeney, Nate Schierholtz (a career .258 hitter - so forget his "slump") and Justin Ruggiano (couldn't hit before his injury and can't hit after) have...
  • Google, Detroit diverge on road map for self-driving cars

    SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) - In 2012, a small team of Google Inc engineers and business staffers met with several of the world's largest car makers, to discuss partnerships to build self-driving cars. In one meeting, both sides were enthusiastic...
  • Troubled Takata air bag inflators shipped also to Subaru, Mitsubishi

    Troubled Takata air bag inflators shipped also to Subaru, Mitsubishi
    Takata Corp , the Japanese auto parts maker, said potentially defective air bag inflators, that could explode with too much force, were also shipped to Japanese automakers Subaru and Mitsubishi Motors Corp . Last week, seven other automakers said they...
  • Cubs' Core Four report: Bryant 0-for-4, 2 Ks

    Cubs' Core Four report: Bryant 0-for-4, 2 Ks
    A look at how the Cubs' "Core Four" prospects are faring in the minor leagues: Javier Baez Shortstop, Iowa Cubs (AAA) Sunday vs. Colorado Springs: 2-for-3, walk, RBI. Trending: 14-for-38, 8 RBIs, 4 doubles, 11 strikeouts. Season: 71 games,...
  • GM compensation fund will pay millions to switch-defect victims

    GM compensation fund will pay millions to switch-defect victims
    A special victims-compensation consultant hired by General Motors announced the details of a sweeping program to pay for the deaths and injuries caused by faulty ignition switches in millions of the automaker’s small cars. Attorney Kenneth...
  • GM victim compensation to start at $1 million

    GM victim compensation to start at $1 million
    The compensation fund for victims of General Motors Co's defective ignition switch will be open to a broad range of people, with family members of those who died as a result eligible for at least $1 million, the attorney in charge of the fund said on...