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Archive for October 13th, 2011

  • Celebrities come out for Wall Street protest

    October 13, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Filmmaker Michael Moore gestures during a visit to the “Occupy Wall Street” protest in Zuccotti Park in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. The protesters, many of whom are camping out in the lower Manhattan plaza to speak out against corporate...

  • ‘Mass Effect’ adds multiplayer mode

    October 13, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this screen shot provided by Electronic Arts Inc., a scene from Mass Effect 3, is shown. The third installment of “Mass Effect” will include a multiplayer mode for the first time in BioWare’s sprawling sci-fi video game series. (AP...

  • Guadalupe “Lupe” Manuz Lucero

    October 13, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    A Vigil Service with rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at Assumption Catholic Church for Lupe Lucero, 81, who passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Lubbock, Texas. The Funeral Rite with Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct....

  • David Salas

    October 13, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary for David Salas of Roswell will be held Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home at 7 p.m. Mass will be Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at St. Peter’s Church at 10 a.m. with Father Charlie Martinez officiating. Burial will follow at South...

  • Jova kills 5 in Mexico, while 2nd storm kills 13

    October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Cars pile up after being dragged by flood waters in Villa de Coral, Mexico, Wednesday Oct. 12, 2011. Hurricane Jova slammed into Mexico’s Pacific coast as a Category 2 storm early Wednesday, killing at least two people and injuring some six, while a...

  • Biden promotes Obama’s jobs plan in Michigan

    October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Vice President Joe Biden speaks to public safety officers at a fire department building to promote the American Jobs Act, which he said would pump $5 billion into supporting jobs for police and firefighters, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Flint, Mich. At...

  • Herman Cain’s sudden surge powered by 9-9-9 plan

    October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate businessman Herman Cain speaks during a Republican presidential debate at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Daniel Acker, Pool) ATLANTA (AP) — If there’s a policy star in the...

  • Peanut shortage sending peanut butter prices up

    October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday Oct. 13, 2009 file photo, Georgia peanut farmer Tim Burch checks peanuts in a Baker County, Ga. Scorching heat, little rain and the draw of more lucrative crops could produce on the smallest peanut harvests in recent memory. U.S....

  • WSJ accused of unorthodox boost to circulation

    October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Copies of the European edition of the Wall Street Journal lie on a street in London Wednesday Oct 12 2011. Britain’s Guardian newspaper said Wednesday that it had seen emails and documents showing that The Wall Street Journal funneled money through...

  • Buffett: New approach needed on hunger in Africa

    October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- This file photo from July 8, 2010 shows philanthropist Howard Buffett, son of Warren Buffett, at the annual Allen & Co. Media summit in Sun Valley, Idaho. Buffett says no one solution can help the several hundred million struggling farmers across...