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Archive for November 15th, 2011

  • Review: Kindle Fire sacrifices to get under $200

    November 15, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 28, 2011 file photo, the Kindle Fire is displayed at a news conference, in New York. Amazon’s first color tablet computer starts shipping Nov. 14. It takes up the competition with Apple Inc.’s iPad and Barnes & Noble...

  • Bidding intensifies for Calif. megachurch

    November 15, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    File – In this Oct. 27, 2011 file photo, the Crystal Cathedral is seen in Garden Grove, Calif. A buyer is expected to be chosen for the sprawling campus of Orange County’s now-bankrupt Crystal Cathedral. A federal bankruptcy court judge could...

  • Agency fires tech, says San Francisco bridge safe

    November 15, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 10, 2007 file photo, work continues on the new eastern span of the Oakland-San Francisco Bay bridge seen from Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay. The California Department of Transportation on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 said it has...

  • TransCanada says it will reroute planned pipeline

    November 15, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Speaker of the Legislature Mike Flood announces from the floor of the legislature in Lincoln, Neb., Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, that TransCanada has agreed to voluntarily move the Keystone XL pipeline project away from the Ogallala aquifer. TransCanada will move...

  • Mich. researcher works on orchard system of future

    November 15, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    This Oct. 13, 2007, publicly distributed handout photo provided by Michigan State University, shows apples as seen from the MSU heritage orchard in East Lansing, Mich. A Michigan State University researcher has been awarded a $2.5 million grant to work with a...

  • Oil boom raises rents in ND, pushes seniors out

    November 15, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Oct. 21, 2011, photo workers build an apartment building in Williston, N.D. Thanks to new drilling techniques that make it possible to tap once-unreachable caches of crude, the region that used to have plenty of elbow room is now swarming with armies...

  • Airline passengers can’t win on tarmac delays

    November 15, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 20, 2011, file photo, an American Eagle jet taxis at Boston’s Logan International Airport. The Transportation Department announced Monday, Nov. 14, that they are fining the regional affiliate of American Airlines $900,000 for...

  • Penney’s posts a 3Q loss

    November 15, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Oct. 27, 2011 photo, Calphalon cookware is displayed at J.C. Penney, in New York. J.C. Penney Co. is reporting a loss in the third quarter as the department store operator’s results were weighed down by restructuring costs and management transition...

  • Michigan seeing more interest from cruise ships

    November 15, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Int his July 13, 2011 photo, people walk through the recently opened public dock and terminal in Detroit. Cruise ships are expected to call at Michigan ports 23 times next year, more than tripling the seven visits paid in 2011. A leading attraction will be...

  • Santa Fe Community College president to retire

    November 15, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe Community College President Sheila Ortego says she will retire at the end of August 2012. Ortego said Monday she faces increasing responsibilities in caring for her elderly mother and will step down as college president...