News of Other Days

August 7, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 18, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Mexican woman fights lion

August 7, 2008 ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - A Mexican woman says she fought a 500-pound lion with a machete near the resort city of Acapulco and scared him away.

Loophole left in tobacco bill

August 7, 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) - A loophole in a sweeping tobacco regulation bill would give the industry a 21-month window to introduce certain new products without first getting federal approval.

Lyon completes renovations

August 7, 2008 The hundreds of students who roam the Lyon College campus may be absent during the summer, but the campus is far from a ghost town.

Man charged for using brass knuckles in fight

August 7, 2008 The alleged use of brass knuckles in a fight has led to an arrest warrant for Francis Paul Ciamaricone III, 21, of 939 Wish St., Pleasant Plains, according to a circuit court affidavit filed by Indepe

Retailers report mixed sales results in July

August 7, 2008 NEW YORK (AP) - The outlook for the back-to-school shopping season seemed grim today, as retailers' July sales reports showed an increasing shift toward buying necessities like food and household