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Surf industry hopes surf parks will expand sport

September 22, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A surfer rides the machine-made wave at Wavehouse San Diego Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in San Diego. Surf parks – massive pools with repeating, artificial waves – are the latest buzzword in the surf community. Momentum around surf parks has been growing since the 1960s and but fewer than a dozen serious parks currently exist [&hellip...

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Michigan’s ‘nerdy’ Snyder says he’s GOP model

September 22, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 19, 2013, file photo, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder speaks during a news conference in Detroit. Snyder, the understated, self-described “nerd” and former CEO, is making one thing clear as he prepares for a challenging re-election...

Close ties between White House, NSA spying review

September 22, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 6, 2013, file photo, a woman talks on the phone outside the U.S. Courthouse in Washington, Thursday, June 6, 2013, where the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court resides. Stung by public unease about new details of spying...

Microloans surging in Silicon Valley

September 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Victor Valenzuela, right, serves an espresso drink inside his ice cream truck on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, in San Jose, Calif. Valenzuela is one of 111 food trucks financed with microloans from the San Jose-based Opportunity Fund. Microlending, a decades old...

Health law separates potential GOP 2016 contenders

September 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 16, 2013, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker gestures as he speaks at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md. The potential GOP presidential candidate says a shutdown of the federal...

Cop’s credibility key to murder suspect’s retrial

September 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, SEPT. 22, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – FILE – In this Aug. 1, 2013 file photo, Debra Jean Milke attends a hearing as she awaits a retrial in the 1989 shooting death of her 4-year-old son, Christopher, at the Maricopa County...

Actor deserves individual Emmy tribute, son says

September 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 21, 2012 file photo, Larry Hagman arrives for the “Dallas” launch party at a venue in central London. The Emmys will honor the late actors Hagman and Jack Klugman as part of an in memoriam package, but the two are not...

Regulators: Renegotiate Columbia River treaty

September 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This June 1, 2011 file photo shows Grand Coulee Dam, the nation’s largest dam, on the Columbia River in Washington state. U.S. negotiators are proposing to elevate ecosystem functions to the same level as hydroelectric power production and...

Colorado races to fix mountain roads before winter

September 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A National Guard soldier mans a roadblock as a bulldozer clears concrete flood debris from a damaged road being repaired after last week’s flood, west of Longmont, Colo., Friday Sept. 20, 2013. With snow already dusting Colorado’s highest peaks, the...

Chicago shooting shows gap in stepped-up policing

September 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Bishop T.T. Turner of Mount Sinai Baptist Church, left, and 26-year-old Cleo Miller plays basketball in Cornell Square Park Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, in Chicago. The park was the scene of a late-night attack Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in which 13 people were...