February 7, 2014 |
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Keen not to let a rare legislative accomplishment go unnoticed, President Obama jetted to an agricultural research hub here Friday to sign into law a long-delayed farm bill and tout the importance of rural America to the economy. In a brief trip to Michigan State University, Obama cited the bill as a victory for his economic agenda and a hopeful sign he could "break the cycle of short-sighted, crisis-driven, partisan decision-making. " His message, however, was undermined by the release of a weak jobs report and a snub from Republican lawmakers who were invited to the unusual outside-Washington signing ceremony but did not attend.
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February 5, 2014 |
SAN DIEGO - She was older than the woman in the pictures - 38 years older. And she was using a different name, with government documents as proof. But those eyes seemed to fit the 1976 mug shots, leaving San Diego police convinced they had found Judy Lynn Hayman, wanted by Michigan authorities for a 1977 prison escape. When police indicated that they were not buying her denial, Hayman confessed that she was the woman in the mug shots, police officials said Tuesday. Hayman, 60, is now in the women's jail in Santee awaiting an extradition hearing in San Diego County Superior Court.
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February 4, 2014 |
SAN DIEGO -- A 60-year-old woman was arrested on a fugitive warrant for her 1977 escape from a Michigan prison, authorities said Tuesday. Acting on information from the Michigan Department of Corrections, police went to an apartment near Balboa Park on Monday to find Judy Lynn Hayman. The woman initially denied being Hayman but later admitted that was her name, authorities said. She was booked into the women's jail in Santee to await an extradition proceeding. Hayman was convicted in 1976 on a larceny charge in Wayne County.
January 24, 2014 |
Michigan State forward Branden Dawson will be out at least four weeks after he broke a bone in his right hand, the school announced Thursday. A broken hand isn't that unusual of an injury for a basketball player, but the way it was broken was quite odd: It happened while he was watching game film. "We were also watching some TV clippings from videos from the Indiana game of [ESPN analyst] Dan Dakich saying that the key to our winning the national championship is going to come up to me and my intensity," Dawson told MLive.com.
January 1, 2014 |
Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook walked to the Rose Bowl sideline Wednesday, unsure of the greeting he would get from Coach Mark Dantonio. Stanford had returned a second-quarter interception for a touchdown. "Coach D was just giving me this look and I was hoping he wasn't going to be super upset and say something to put me down," Cook said. But the ensuing exchange repeated a seasonlong script. "You good?" Dantonio said. "Yeah, I'm fine," Cook answered. The two traded a fist bump, felt better about the situation, and then went their separate ways.
January 1, 2014 |
Michigan State has defeated Stanford, 24-20, in the 100th Rose Bowl after the kind of defensive stand -- and offensive play-calling -- that might have been expected. The game was decided on this play: Stanford has the ball on a fourth-and-one play at its own 34 with less than two minutes to play. The Cardinal used its final timeout, presumably to decide whether they would hand the ball off to the left of center or right of center. Then Michigan State used a timeout, apparently to talk about whether Stanford would run to the left of center or the right of center.