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    Cooney pours in 33 for top-ranked Orange…Iowa State wins triple-overtime thriller

    by  • February 4, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    UNDATED (AP) —More than half of top-ranked Syracuse’s offense came from one player Monday night: Trevor Cooney. The Syracuse guard poured in a career-high 33 points in a 61-55 victory over Notre Dame. Cooney tied a Syracuse record with nine 3-pointers on 12 attempts. Syracuse is 22-0. Syracuse, which moved to No. 1 earlier...

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    Wiz over .500…Thunder back on track

    by  • February 4, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    UNDATED (AP) — For the first time in more than four years, the Washington Wizards are over the .500 mark. On their eighth attempt this season to get over the .500 plateau, the Wizards knocked off Portland 100-90 behind John Wall’s 22 points. Trevor Ariza added 20. The Wizards forced 16 Portland turnovers while...

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    Campaign pushes for increased care giver wages

    by  • February 3, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    Nonprofit workers, union leaders and groups representing the developmentally disabled are making a push at the Illinois state capitol for higher caregiver wages. What supporters are calling the “care campaign” will deliver 10,000 postcards to Gov. Pat Quinn’s office Tuesday. They’ll urge him to support legislation increasing wages for caregivers at community nonprofits supported...

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