Arizona got snubbed by Apple Inc. in 2012 when the iPhone maker picked Texas to build a new operations hub. Scott Smith, the mayor of the Phoenix suburb of Mesa, was determined to keep history from repeating itself.
Michigan State University suspended senior linebacker Max Bullough for violating team rules, a move that will keep one of the school’s captains out of the Rose Bowl against Stanford, coach Mark Dantonio said in a statement.
Terry Thompson was on vacation when Chrysler went bankrupt and word hadn't reached him about the closing of Jefferson North. So as he pulled into the parking lot Monday morning, May 4, 2009, he was stunned to see nothing but empty spaces. "It was an eerie feeling," he said. "I thought, `This isn't right."'
Sean Davis said his friends called him a sell-out when he volunteered for Detroit mayoral candidate Mike Duggan in February. After all, Davis is a black man from a city that’s 83 percent black, supporting a white candidate who until last year lived in the suburbs.