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2009-04-28 15:17:00

Police in New York state said a woman who became stuck up to her waist in mud while chasing her pet cockatoo managed to dig herself out. New York State Police said the 55-year-old Cortlandt woman chased her pet bird when it flew from her home and headed toward the woods just after 1 p.m. Monday, The (White Plains, N.Y.) Journal News reported Tuesday. The bird escaped from the residence and she went into the woods to pick the bird back up, said state Trooper John Bode. She wound up getting...

2009-03-13 20:33:27

UCLA freshman defensive back E.J. Woods has been charged with assaulting two female students off-campus, Los Angeles prosecutors said. The Los Angeles City Attorney said Woods, 19, faces two charges of sexual battery and four counts of battery, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. If convicted, Woods could be sentenced to up one year in jail for each sexual battery count and six months for each battery count, the newspaper said. Prosecutors alleged Woods was involved in three separate...

2009-02-25 18:57:13

Tiger Woods made an impressive return to the links Wednesday with a 3&2 victory against Australia's Brendan Jones at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Woods started his first outing this season by hitting approach shot within four feet of the stick on the first hole. The top seed in the Bobby Jones bracket and defending champion at the event at the Ritz Carlton Golf Club in Marana, Ariz. has spent the last eight months recuperating from reconstructive left knee surgery. The...

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2009-02-19 19:11:09

Tiger Woods said on his Web site Thursday he will compete for the first time this season at next week's Accenture Match Play Championship in Marana, Ariz. Woods has not played since he beat Rocco Mediate in an 18-hole playoff last June at the U.S. Open in La Jolla, Calif. Later that week, he admitted he played in pain the entire event because of a left-knee injury. That ailment led to reconstructive surgery on his left leg. Woods' decision to return to competition comes after his wife, Elin,...

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2009-02-09 07:41:18

Tiger Woods and his wife on Monday announced the arrival of their second child, a son named Charlie Axel Woods. Woods, writing on his Web site, said the baby was born Sunday. Woods and wife Elin have another child, named Sam Alexis Woods, who was born in June 2007. Both Charlie and Elin are doing great and we want to thank everyone for their sincere best wishes and kind thoughts, Woods said in a statement on the Web site. Sam is very excited to be a big sister and we feel truly blessed to...

2009-02-04 14:32:29

PGA golfer Tiger Woods, writing on his personal Web site, says he thinks he's on solid footing while he rehabs his surgically-repaired left knee. Many people have asked me if my swing has changed since the surgery, the world's top-ranked men's golfer wrote on Tigerwoods.com. I'm doing all the things I' been trying to do for a long time, but I can actually hit into my left leg without my bones moving. It's a nice feeling! The Stanford graduate, now a resident of Orlando, Fla., has not played...

2008-12-17 20:16:21

Tiger Woods, six months after having his left knee surgically repaired, said Wednesday his doctors were uncertain when he would be able to play competitively. Woods appeared Wednesday to help publicize the Chevron World Classic, an exhibition tournament he hosts each year at the Sherwood Country Club. Despite suffering from ligament damage in the knee, Woods played in and won the 2008 U.S. Open in dramatic fashion -- defeating Rocco Mediate in a playoff that went 19 holes. The legs are...

2008-11-24 11:55:19

Golf superstar Tiger Woods and U.S. automaker General Motors Corp. say they have mutually agreed to end their endorsement deal on Dec. 31. The cost-cutting move by GM will give Woods more personal time to spend with his family, The Detroit News reported Monday. Woods and his wife are expecting their second child. I am very proud of the long standing partnership I've had with GM and have enjoyed being a part of the company's dramatic product evolution, said Woods in a statement. Woods has been...

2008-08-23 00:00:24

By Stephen Bourne Tap-dancing star of music hall IN 1997, the 85-year-old tap-dancing pioneer Josie Woods was "rediscovered" by the production team of the BBC TV current affairs programme Black Britain. In a short but enjoyable profile, filmed on location at the Brick Lane Music Hall, Woods recalled her heyday in the 1930s. Back then, she toured music halls up and down the country, and captivated audiences with her dazzling tap-dancing skills. She also helped to launch the jitterbug in...

2008-08-04 09:00:31

By Joseph M. Dougherty Deseret News WOODS CROSS -- A recent environmental study that evaluated the impacts of a new culinary water well in Woods Cross appears to give the go-ahead for the city to begin designing a $5 million well. The report, completed by JUB Engineers, investigated potential impacts of a new well, but found no impacts that could keep a new well from being drilled. Woods Cross expects to need at least seven wells to accommodate drinking water needs for its expected...


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2009-04-23 12:34:28

Granville T. Woods was an African American inventor. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on April 23, 1856 and died in New York on January 30, 1910. Woods devoted his life to discovering new ways of improving an array of things specific to the railroad industry. More than a dozen devices to improve electric railway cars were invented by Woods, as well as many more for controlling the flow of electricity. One of his most notable inventions was a system for advising the train engineer of how close...

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