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Kajita, McDonald win Nobel physics prize for neutrino work - Monroe News
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for discovering the "chameleon-like" nature of neutrinos, work that yielded the crucial insight that the tiny particles have mass. The Royal ...
Football player dies in crash after homecoming game, dance - Monroe News
ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) — A 40-year-old man was charged Monday in the death of an Upper Peninsula teenager who was killed in a head-on crash after playing in his high school's homecoming football game and attending the dance. Darrell Lovegrove faces ...
Last-place Tigers face uncertain future - Monroe News
DETROIT (AP) — The run atop the AL Central was going to end at some point for the Detroit Tigers. This was an ugly way for it to happen. There was no down-to-the-wire division race, no chase to the finish. Instead, the Tigers finished last with their ...
God Works! marks 10th anniversary - Monroe News
God Works! Family Soup Kitchen will mark its 10th anniversary of providing free meals to the needy and homeless today at St. Paul United Methodist Church, where the first meal was served in October of 2005. The nonprofit organization will celebrate its ...
Despite sunny forecast, South Carolina ordeal far from over - Monroe News
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina was expecting sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it will still take weeks for the state to return to normal after being pummeled by a historic rainstorm. Even as the rain tapered off, officials warned of ...
Mystery boat washes ashore - Monroe News
A small boat whose owners could not be determined washed ashore along the Stony Point Peninsula Sunday. A homeowner told sheriff’s deputies that the 12- to 14-foot aluminum Sea Nymph was beached near his property. Deputies checked the registration number ...
Skeletons, skulls under Afghanistan's presidential palace - Monroe News
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's president palace says skulls and bones belonging to two bodies have been uncovered beneath a kitchen during renovation work on the palace grounds. The gender, cause of death and identity of the skeletons are a mystery.
Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found, search ongoing - Monroe News
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard said Monday that a U.S. cargo ship carrying 33 people that has been missing since it encountered high winds and heavy seas from Hurricane Joaquin sank and one body was found, but planes and ships will continue ...
Chancellor's big play allows Seattle to beat Detroit 13-10 - Monroe News
SEATTLE (AP) – With one big punch, Kam Chancellor showed his importance to the Seattle Seahawks. And once again, the Seahawks may have received another Monday night break from the officials in the same end zone where the infamous "Fail Mary" took place.
VW pollution test site under scrutiny amid cheating scandal - Monroe News
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - When Volkswagen opened its gleaming pollution testing center near the California coast, a top executive from the German automaker helped snip the blue ribbon and joined a tour of a lab so advanced that VW would brag the air inside was ...
A return to political commentary - Monroe News
Some time ago I decided to stop writing about political issues. I realized that everyone believes they are right about how they think and nothing I say will change anyone’s mind. However, while I’ve enjoyed the path — along with not receiving the ...
Flight from Phoenix is diverted to Syracuse; pilot dies - Monroe News
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say an American Airlines flight from Phoenix to Boston has been diverted to Syracuse, New York, after the captain became ill and later died. Airline Spokeswoman Andrea Huguely says Flight 550 was diverted shortly after 7 a ...
High school schedule October 5-11 - Monroe News
Novi Franklin Road Christian at Lutheran South, 5:30 p.m. Gibraltar Carlson in Downriver League game, 6 p.m. Flat Rock at Airport, 4:30 p.m. Jefferson at Milan, 4:30 p.m. Ann Arbor Rudolf Steiner at Lutheran South, 5 p.m. Grosse Ile at New Boston Huron, 4 ...
Amtrak train to Washington, DC, derails in central Vermont - Monroe News
ROXBURY, Vt. (AP) - An Amtrak train headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., derailed in central Vermont on Monday after apparently striking rocks that were on the tracks. No life-threatening injuries were reported. The Vermonter train derailed near ...