Appling teen Joey Varnadore, Halos Rey win Amateur Any Age finals

...Last year, Varnadore and Halos Rey won the go-round of this...go-round. "It just worked out."Halos Rey is an 8-year-old gelding by Dual Rey out of Haidas Halo and is trained by Skip Queen...and Cathy Varnadore purchased Halos Rey in late 2012 from Queen's...

Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker for $2.5 billion

...e-mail. But this acquisition will help Microsoft expand its gaming division which also includes game franchises such as the Halo shooter game and Forza racing game.Microsoft said it will to continue to make Minecraft available across all the platforms...

Filmmaker turns skills into effort to save animals

...movement and shelters that euthanize.Latham's Shelter Me series, presented by Ellen DeGeneres' natural pet food company (Halo, Purely for Pets) has filmed several shelter animals that became service, therapy and search-and-rescue dogs, or just...

'Halo 2' is sequel that mostly lives up to hype

...video games, chances are you've heard about Halo 2. Microsoft Corp. made sure of that with a...achievements, but it's hard to argue with Halo's widespread popularity. The original Halo: Combat Evolved has sold 5 million copies since...

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'Halo' makes Xbox game a winner

...nameless, faceless grunt is the star of "Halo," a spectacular game developed by Bungie...something completely different. In "Halo," you play as a powerful soldier on the planet of the same name. "Halo" gets its name from the huge artificial...

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Game review: Halo arrives on PC

...debuted with its first must-have game, "Halo: Combat Evolved." The first-person...marquee Xbox game. Whatever the reason, Halo on the PC is too little, too late. What...computers costing thousands of dollars, Halo's graphics are sure to dazzle. Most...

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Report: Radiation halo surrounds Milky Way

...report of a previously unknown gamma-ray halo around the Milky Way has puzzled and excited...California-Riverside who reported the halo's existence. "Some high-energy process...light on dark matter," she said. The halo measures several trillion miles thick and...

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Microsoft inks deal for movie based on Halo video game

DALLAS - "Halo" hero Master Chief will be appearing in...Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox will pay "Halo" publisher Microsoft Corp. $5 million...adapted to film in 2000. A director for "Halo" hasn't been named. "Microsoft and...

'Halo rule' out of college football

HOOVER, Ala. -- College football will eliminate the "halo rule" this season, forcing punt returners to call a fair catch...coordinator of officials in the SEC, said Wednesday. Under the halo rule, the kicking team was penalized if a player came within...

NCAA alters 'halo' rule

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Football Rules Committee has eliminated the 2-yard "halo" rule on kick returns. Returners still must be given an unimpeded opportunity to catch the kick. The penalty for failing to...