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Archive for September 29th, 2011

  • Clock ticking for city horse owner

    September 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Hailee Lance, 6, brushes her pony, Buddy, on Wednesday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) Just one year shy of the end of a five-year grace period she was given to get rid of her livestock, Pamela Rhodes had — albeit temporarily — acquired more animals. Rhodes lives...

  • Judge: Loughner can be made mentally fit for trial

    September 29, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    In this courtroom sketch, defense attorney Judy Clark speaks during a mental competency hearing for her client, Jared Lee Loughner, who is charged the January shooting U.S. Rep. Garbrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and 18 others, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 in Tucson,...

  • Cantaloupe illnesses and deaths expected to rise

    September 29, 2011 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    Owner Eric Jensen examines cantaloupe on the Jensen Farms near Holly, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. The Food and Drug Administration has recalled 300,000 cases of cantaloupe grown on the Jensen Farms after connecting it with a listeria outbreak....

  • Guard describes scene in room where Jackson found

    September 29, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Conrad Murray watches his attorney, Edward Chernoff, question concert promoter Paul Gongaware on the second day of his involuntary manslaughter trial in the death of pop star Michael Jackson in downtown Los Angeles, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. Murray has...

  • With NY teen's suicide come spotlight, caution

    September 29, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Timothy and Tracy Rodemeyer, whose teenage son, Jamey, committed suicide, pose for a photo, Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. Rodemeyer committed suicide outside his home in suburban Buffalo, N.Y. in Sept. 2011 after years of complaints about bullying at school. (AP...

  • Judge upholds key parts of Ala. immigration law

    September 29, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Gov. Robert Bentley talks with reporters outside the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. Bentley said a federal judge left most of the state’s tough new immigration law in place, and it’s still the strongest in the nation....

  • Bachmann delivers evangelical message at Liberty U

    September 29, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Michelle Bachman, R-Minn., gestures during a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann...

  • Obama admin approves 2 solar loans worth $1B

    September 29, 2011 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    This artist rendering released by SolarReserve LLC shows what will be the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project, a solar generating facility, that is being constructed northwest of Tonopah, Nev., in Nye County. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Wednesday, Sept....

  • US presses wary ally Egypt on Israel, democracy

    September 29, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Egyptian Foreign Affairs Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr participate in a joint news conference following a bilateral meeting at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday Sept. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce...