Josh Hamilton listed as day to day

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton came out of Friday's 5-3 spring training win over the Colorado Rockies after seven innings with a tight left groin.Hamilton was listed as day to day."He said it was tight, so I told him to get out of here," manager Ron Washington said.Hamilton had a double that drove in two runs in the fifth, giving the Rangers the lead that they would hold for the remainder of the game.Hamilton had avoided any minor injury issues this spring. He arrived Read more [...]

Searching shadows for end to foreclosure crisis

By ADAM GELLER, AP National Writer – 4 hours ago  WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — When Frank Verna pulls up to a battered, four-unit apartment building at lunch hour, he's just over a mile as the seagull flies from the gated oceanfront palaces of South Florida's wealthiest.But this stretch of 21st Street, pocked by homes with boarded-up windows and dead-ending at railroad tracks, is unlikely to make it to a tourism poster. Verna turns the car around in case he needs to make a quick exit and Read more [...]

Why ambush marketing could be an Olympic event at London 2012

The 2010 World Cup in South Africa was nothing if not memorable. There was the Frank Lampard “goal” that never was (or should that be the other way around?), the emergence of the vuvuzela as a new form of torture and the introduction to the uninitiated of the concept of ambush marketing. In this instance we saw a posse of Dutch blonde bombshells in orange mini-skirts ejected from the stadium during the Holland v Denmark game for unlawful advertising with two of the group arrested on Read more [...]

Toronto-listed timber firm puts self up for sale

(AFP) – 16 hours ago  MONTREAL — China's Sino-Forest, a forestry firm publicly traded in Toronto and suspected of fraud, on Friday filed for bankruptcy protection and put itself up for sale.Sino-Forest saw its shares plummet last year when short seller Carson Block and his firm, Muddy Waters, issued a report stating that the forestry company's income and the value of its plantations in China have been vastly exaggerated.Sino-Forest vigorously denied the claims, and on Friday filed a $4 Read more [...]

Josh Hamilton listed as day-to-day

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton came out of Friday's 5-3 spring training win over the Colorado Rockies after seven innings with a tight left groin.Hamilton was listed as day to day."He said it was tight, and I took him out," manager Ron Washington said.Hamilton had a double that drove in two runs in the fifth, giving the Rangers the lead that they would hold for the remainder of the game.Hamilton had avoided any minor injury issues this spring. He arrived lighter, and Read more [...]

Open Houses And Just Listed Homes

This week our featured homes range in price from $219,650 for a five-bedroom home on Olive Branch Circle in Powder Springs in Hiram to $319,000 for a five-bedroom home on Cathers Creek Drive in Douglasville for $319,000. Click on a picture in the photo gallery to see a listing description. Click on an address listed below and get directly linked to AOL Real Estate for the complete listing information. You'll find helpful tools such as mortgage calculators, credit prequalifying, home buying tips Read more [...]

Community events list, 3/31/12 – Scranton Times

DaltonBunny event: Dalton Lions Club breakfast with the Bunny and Easter egg hunt, April 7, breakfast, 9-11 a.m., hunt, noon; Dalton Fire Hall and park, Bunny available for photos.Bake sale: Dalton Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary bake sale and raffle, April 7, 9 a.m.-noon, fire hall, raffle tickets available from auxiliary members and during sale; drawings for prizes.Dickson CityDickson Days: Dickson Days meeting, April 16, 6 p.m., Dickson City Civic Center, 935 Albert St.; Read more [...]

Custom North Van home fetches top dollar

4825 Trafalgar St., VancouverType: 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom, detachedSize: 2,885 sq. ft.B.C. Assessment, 2012: $1,721,000Listed for: $1,698,000Sold for: $2,075,500Sold on: Feb. 21Days on market: 7Listing agent: Spice Lucks at RE/MAX Real Estate ServicesBuyers' agent: Geoff Jarman at Sutton Group - West Coast RealtyThe big sell: This MacKenzie Heights property strikes the perfect balance between providing a sanctuary in which to raise a family and a venue in which to entertain friends, says listing agent Read more [...]

Vancouver defenceman still listed as day to day as Canucks host Stars

Enlarge Image Edmonton Oilers' Shawn Horcoff, right, battles with Vancouver Canucks' Dan Hamhuis, 2, during the first period of the NHL hockey game in Edmonton on Sunday, February 19, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Ulan VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks will be without defenceman Kevin Bieksa for a second straight game when they host the Dallas Stars tonight. Associate Read more [...]

Entering Beverly Hills house is like stepping into the 1920s

Crossing the threshold into the grand entry hall of the Mediterranean-style house in Beverly Hills is like stepping into a time capsule. Up for sale for the first time since it was built in 1925 for its original owners, the elegantly understated house — listed at $5.5 million — doesn't ooze wealth so much as good taste and a 1920s practicality. Read more [...]