maconch.com http://www.maconch.com/article/20121207/NEWS/312079997/0/newsnow maconch.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:19:28 +0000 Business update: Apple increases buyback, will split stock http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429386/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429386/0/newsnow Foreign minister vows response if Russians attacked in Ukraine http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429410/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429410/0/newsnow South Korea ferry death toll hits 156 as search gets tougher http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429413/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429413/0/newsnow Material on Australian shore examined in Malaysia Airlines jet hunt http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429491/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:10:10 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429491/0/newsnow Morning Jolt: Lupita Nyong'o named 'Most Beautiful' by People http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429506/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:06:11 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429506/0/newsnow In the news

People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the "World's Most Beautiful" for 2014. The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday. Commenting on being selected for this year's cover, Nyong'o says: "It was exciting [...]]]> Moberly High grad charged with highway shootings http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429508/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:19:14 +0000 By MARIA SUDEKUM Associated Press http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429508/0/newsnow
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Authorities announced charges Friday against a Kansas City-area man suspected in connection with about a dozen recent highway shootings that have wounded three people.

Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said at a news conference that 27-year-old Mohammed Whitaker of Grandview [...]]]>
Meet your new Macon PD officer http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429509/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:07:11 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429509/0/newsnow
Age: 22
Family: Rob and Belinda Hendricks
Hometown: Bevier
Previous experience: I worked for the Macon Fire Department and Bevier Fire Protection District since 2006. I was also a Bevier First Responder since 2009.
Interests and hobbies: I enjoy working with the fire department and hanging out with friends and family.
Why did you decide to become a police officer?
I like being outside [...]]]>
Today's Weather 4/23 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429513/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:28:10 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429513/0/newsnow # Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
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Business update: McDonald's 1Q profit slips as US sales decline http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429588/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429588/0/newsnow Seabed hunt for Malaysia Airlines jet stretches beyond week http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429628/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429628/0/newsnow Cries of anguish as South Korea ferry death toll tops 100 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429633/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429633/0/newsnow High court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429675/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:58:06 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429675/0/newsnow Morning Jolt: Biden says Russia must 'stop talking and start acting' http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429697/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:52:09 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429697/0/newsnow In the news

Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of support for the besieged nation as an international agreement aimed at stemming its ongoing crisis appeared in doubt.

Standing alongside acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Biden called on Moscow to encourage pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine to vacate government buildings and [...]]]> Macon man has minor injuries after accident http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429698/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:51:11 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429698/0/newsnow Myers was in a Case Tractor and was exempt from wearing his seat belt. He suffered minor injuries. Raef was [...]]]> Today's Weather 4/22 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429701/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:39:31 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429701/0/newsnow

  • Today Sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 9 to 11 mph.

  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight.

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    Macon R-I board to meet Thursday night http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429702/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:38:39 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429702/0/newsnow
    A tentative agenda is as follows:
    • Public comments
    • Approval of agenda
    • Consent agenda

    PRESENTATIONS
    • Patron presentation
    • Master Facilities Concepts presentation
    • Monthly MSBA report
    R-1 Board executive session action http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429703/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:35:06 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429703/0/newsnow
    According to Superintendent Dr. Chuck Stockton the following action was taken on personnel matters:

    •Accepted the resignation of Cindy Womack, 2nd grade elementary teacher.
    •Employed Madeline Newman—Career and Technical Education Center business teacher.
    Today in the News: Ford CEO to retire, reports say http://www.maconch.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429812/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429812/0/newsnow News to know

    According to a report by Bloomberg News, Ford CEO Alan Mulally will retire within a month, and Mark Fields will be named his successor. Fields is currently COO for Ford. Mulally has been the head of Ford since 2006 and led the company through the recession without taking a government bailout, which other American automakers did. [...]]]> Business update: AT&T explores expansion of super-fast Internet http://www.maconch.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429792/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429792/0/newsnow Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii-bound jet http://www.maconch.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429847/0/newsnow?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429847/0/newsnow maconch.com http://www.maconch.com/article/20121207/NEWS/312079997/0/newsnow maconch.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:19:29 +0000