- NCAA scraps ban on satellite camps; recruiting under study Updated: Apr-28-16 10:30 pm
The NCAA Division I Board of Directors scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps Thursday, rebuffing a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and clearing the way for coaches to hold and work at clinics far from their campuses this summer.
- AP Source: Mike Tirico leaving ESPN this summer for NBC Updated: Apr-25-16 6:51 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN and ABC Sports this summer when his contract expires to work for NBC, a person familiar with the move told The Associated Press on Monday.
- Transportation funding debate steering toward summer Updated: Apr-23-16 10:38 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - It could be well into the summer shore season before New Jersey residents and out-of-state drivers have any certainty on whether the state's gas tax is going up to pay for road and bridge work.
- LePage says Maine will lose thousands of jobs this summer Updated: Apr-20-16 12:48 pm
BIDDEFORD, Maine - Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he thinks the state will lose thousands of jobs this summer.
- Mayor Duggan to discuss Detroit summer jobs initiative Updated: Apr-18-16 9:17 pm
DETROIT - U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Chris Lu and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan are scheduled to meet with local employers about hiring city youth for summer jobs.
- To curb violence, Nashville expands youth summer jobs Updated: Apr-18-16 2:56 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - As part of a plan to reduce violence, Nashville's mayor is pushing for employers in both the Metro government and the private industry to hire more teenagers for summer jobs.
- North Dakota's migrant ed program has nation's top student Updated: Apr-14-16 3:10 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A summer school program in northeastern North Dakota designed for students whose families travel during the school year for agricultural work has the nation's top student for the second year in a row.
- Trial dates set for ex-Gibson County sheriff, employees Updated: Apr-13-16 3:44 am
TRENTON, Tennessee - Trial dates have been set for this winter for Gibson County's former sheriff and 11 ex-employees who are facing charges that include theft, official misconduct and obtaining prescription drugs by fraud.
- Thai drunk drivers may serve stint as morgue helpers Updated: Apr-11-16 8:31 pm
BANGKOK - To try to combat the carnage on the country's roads during the annual weeklong traditional New Year's holiday celebration, Thai authorities are going gory: Drunk drivers and repeat traffic offenders may be sent to work in hospital morgues to see the fruits of their irresponsibility.
- Indiana dune that swallowed boy to remain closed this summer Updated: Apr-11-16 8:21 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A popular sand dune along Lake Michigan in Indiana will remain closed this summer as scientists try to determine why a 6-year-old boy was nearly buried alive there three years ago, an Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore spokesman said Monday.
- Help wanted: Seasonal restaurants struggle with visa delays Updated: Apr-11-16 9:22 am
ORLEANS, Massachusetts - Putting in 15-hour days as cook and cleaner is not what Don Berig expected to be doing at this point in his life, but he and his wife, Marylou, are on the front lines at the Lobster Claw until the restaurant's seasonal workforce arrives.
- Jail ends underutilized work release program Updated: Apr-09-16 12:44 pm
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado - Mesa County jail is ending its underutilized work release program this summer.
- Black leaders see business fund, summer jobs to close gaps Updated: Apr-06-16 8:06 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Leaders and advocates from Minnesota's black community laid out their requests Wednesday for millions of dollars to start an investment program for minority-owned businesses and fund a summer job program for black teens, answering Gov. Mark Dayton's call for input to assemble a plan to tackle economic gaps.
- Fiat Chrysler to lay off 1,300 workers Updated: Apr-06-16 2:57 pm
DETROIT - Tumbling sales of Fiat Chrysler's main midsize car have driven the company to indefinitely lay off 1,300 employees at a Detroit-area factory.