Archive for July, 2010

Pirog wins WBO title with KO of Jacobs

LAS VEGAS — Unheralded Russian middleweight Dmitry Pirog stopped Daniel Jacobs with a crushing overhand right in the fifth round to win the vacant WBO title Saturday night. (36 secs ago)

Eskimos finally get their win

Turn off the water torture taps. Cancel the construction of the gallows. No last cigarette or final meal requests required here. A much-needed 28-25 victory Friday night over the B.C. Lions earned a stay of execution for Edmonton Eskimos players, coaches and management. (56 secs ago)

Standing Firm On Gas Negotiations

WHEELING – Tim Greene wants Upper Ohio Valley property owners to exercise their rights when approached by Marcellus Shale gas drillers. (26 secs ago)

Seniors will discuss Emily Dickinson

The new book list for the Senior Center Book Discussions will be available at the Senior Center and the library beginning Aug. 1. The book discussion takes place on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Wilton Senior Center at 11; lunch is served at noon. (56 secs ago)

Kiffin surprised by Titans lawsuit

NEW YORK Southern California coach Lane Kiffin says he was surprised by the lawsuit filed against him and USC by the Tennessee Titans after he hired away one of the NFL team’s assistant coaches. (1 min ago)

Complementary and alternative health services

More and more Australians are turning to complementary and alternative health services, spending a record $3 (1 min ago)

Vodka tasters take job seriously

For Poland’s army of vodka tasters, the rules are strict: no smoking, no coffee and no perfume, not to mention the 6am starts. (39 secs ago)

Focus shifts to EU banks to scrape test pass

LONDON/FRANKFURT – So few banks failed Europe’s long-awaited stress tests on Friday that investors will likely focus instead on the dozen or so banks that just scraped through when markets reopen next week. (1 min ago)

Twins star Mauer “struggling” only hitting .297

MINNEAPOLIS — Most catchers in the major leagues would be happy to be hitting .297 at this point in the season. Most catchers also are not Joe Mauer. The Minnesota Twins All-Star is struggling to (34 mins ago)

STUDY: Moms who take probiotics reduce eczema in kids

It’s red, itchy and irritating to treat. Eczema can be a difficult to treat allergic skin reaction that can appear on infants’ foreheads, cheeks, arms and legs or in the creases of elbows and knees in older kids. (25 secs ago)