Summary Planned changes to Auckland's alcohol policy would have a "devastating" impact on the craft beer industry, a Marlborough brewer says. The draft policy from the Auckland Council proposes a restriction on the sale of beers with an alcohol volume of 6 per cent or more.
Summary SAN ANTONIO -- Northside Independent School District officials say as many as 5,000 students, most of them in middle school, risk not being able to attend school when it starts in late August because their immunization records are not current. Appointments can be made by calling (210) 358-3670. A complete list of immunization clinics in San Antonio can also be accessed through the San Antonio Metro Health Department , reachable at (210) 207-8894 or online at http://www.sanantonio.gov/health/Immunizations.
Summary A trio of rhythmic gymnasts secured Team Wales their first medal of the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow 2014 on the opening day. It was the first time Wales had entered a team in the Commonwealth Games competition and they were rewarded with this opening success. It was a special moment for Jones, who won an individual silver in Delhi four years ago, as it came just 24 hours after the rhythmic star had carried the Welsh flag into the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony at Celtic Park.
Summary Jordy Nelson has developed into one of the most important wide receivers in the NFL over the past three seasons. He isn't afraid to work over the middle despite enduring some punishment and, as illustrated by Scott Kacsmar of Football Outsiders, he's one of the best at working the sidelines:. Rodgers gets a lot of the credit for the Packers' offensive success, but having Nelson in the mix is essential to keeping the team's passing game among the best in football.
Summary A 71-year-old man has been in arrested in California, and is expected to be charged with the 1992 murder of a Skokie teenager found strangled in a Morton Grove forest preserve. Chereck said Cook County sheriff's cold case investigators contacted her Wednesday to let her know about the arrest. The possible resolution in the case comes years after the death of the teen's father, Allan Chereck, who passed away in 2000.
Summary Jack Black is all over San Diego Comic-Con -- but if you don't know where to look, you might miss him. All he wants to do is run around the Comic-Con floor and purchase new additions to his "Lord of the Rings" collection. "I like to collect my 'Lord of the Rings' figurines," he said.
Summary Finally there's a reason to invest in smart light bulbs. Syfy and Philips have announced that Sharknado 2: The Second One viewers will be treated to a custom light show designed to sync perfectly with the film when it premieres on July 30th. But here's the best part: you don't even need to wait to experience this perfect union between technology and made-for-TV disaster movies. The two companies have already programmed an ambient light track for the original Sharknado, which is available right now on any number of video-on-demand services and Blu-ray / DVD.
Summary On Fox News's Cavuto Thursday, conservative radio talker Mark Levin called out the network for keeping Republican strategist Karl Rove on the dole. Levin's comment came when show host Neil Cavuto asked for his opinion on Republican candidates across the U.S. "You look at North Carolina, you look at Arkansas, you look at a number of these states," Levin said. "Here's the big lie that's going on for election cycle after election cycle, advanced by, among others, Fox favorite Karl Rove. The fact of the matter is we've [the GOP] lost the Senate over and over again not because of [failed Senate candidate] Todd Akin, not because of two or three or four tea party candidates. The vast majority of candidates running are your Republican establishment candidates who've never had to fight in a Republican primary."
Summary Chami, who was wearing a helmet, died at the scene, according to police. The driver, Yolanda Delarosa, 32, of the 300 block of S. Martin Luther King Drive, Waukegan, was cited for failing to yield from a private drive and driving without a valid license.
Summary The U.N. refugee agency is calling for "urgent" action from European countries to help reduce the number of deaths among migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean. He urged European governments to strengthen rescue operations and provide quick access to asylum procedures, and offer legal alternatives to dangerous sea crossings. . Tens of thousands of migrants, mostly from Africa and the Middle East, attempt the journey across the Mediterranean each year.
Summary Get a glimpse at the Frozen ice queen's small-screen incarnation. When last season's Once Upon a Time finale aired on ABC, it left fans with a burning -- or, rather, freezing -- question : was that woman in blue really Elsa, the snow queen of Frozen fame?. The casting of actress Georgina Haig, of Fringe, was announced earlier in July, and today TIME presents your exclusive official first look at the character in costume.
Summary Fabulous! Be thankful you don't live in a zoo or farm. Lila was found dying on a pile of dead animals at a backyard butchering facility. Bean's owner brought him to Farm Sanctuary as a tiny peep where he received daily medical care and intense physical therapy. Bean, a very handsome rooster, made a full recovery and now lives happily at Farm Sanctuary's Orland shelter.
Summary "Unfortunately Stan Lee has lost his voice due to laryngitis and is unable to attend this year's San Diego Comic-Con, and has regrettably had to cancel his appearances," said his spokesperson confirming the news. And this is one of a handful of Comic Cons he will have missed. . Lee is due to appear at other conventions later this year, such as San Antonio's Alamo City Comic-Con in September and his own meetup, Stan Lee's Comikaze, in October in Los Angeles.
Summary In the world of sports memorabilia, finding a Michael Jordan collectible is like the holy grail. According to ESPN.com's Darren Rovell , collectors will have their chance to bid on that contract very soon:. The Chicago Bulls' original copy of Michael Jordan's $33 million contract -- the most valuable single-season contract in NBA history -- has hit the auction block...