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Archive for December 5th, 2011

  • Economy has wildlife rescue on endangered list

    December 5, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 1, 2011 file photo, Martine Colette, founder and director of the Wildlife WayStation, is shown affection by a member of the wolfpack at the Wildlife WayStation in the Angeles National Forest in California. The wildlife rescue is...

  • Chevron exits as sponsor of Woods’ event

    December 5, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Tiger Woods tees off on the 9th hole during the Chevron World Challenge golf tournament at Sherwood Country Club, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Woods closed with clutch birdie putts, including holing a 6-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole for...

  • Tougher rules hit fishermen, industry hard

    December 5, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Two men fish near the south pier of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge Nov. 14, 2011, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The tourists are staying away from hiring fishing charters mostly because they can’t catch and keep the fish they want. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)...

  • Postal cuts to slow delivery of first-class mail

    December 5, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 6, 2011, file photo Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe speaks before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee as the panel examines the economic troubles of the Postal Service, a self-funded federal agency, on...

  • Opposition expected to win Croatian vote

    December 5, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    A voter casts his ballots at a polling station in Zagreb, Croatia, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011. Croatians voted Sunday in a parliamentary election expected to unseat long-dominant conservatives and empower a center-left coalition just as the country prepares to join...

  • Vt. doc using new care system, criticized by some

    December 5, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Nov. 30, 2011 photo, Dr. Seth Coombs speaks during an interview in Rutland, Vt. Coombs is one of the first physicians in Vermont to adopt a new style of medical practice that is expanding across the country. His patients have to pay him a retainer, an...

  • French PM urges end to ‘Germanophobic’ comments

    December 5, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 24, 2011 file photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy say goodbye after their meeting in Strasbourg, France. Sarkozy and Merkel are scheduled to meet in Paris on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, to unveil a...

  • Brazile wraps up record 9th all-around title

    December 5, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trevor Brazile wrapped up his record ninth all-around championship Sunday during the fourth round of the National Finals Rodeo. Brazile, from Decatur, Texas, has earned $305,582 this season, $167,808 more than second-place Shane Proctor of...

  • Southern Miss defeats New Mexico State 74-66

    December 5, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Angelo Johnson scored 17 points and Southern Miss defeated New Mexico State 74-66 on Sunday. The Golden Eagles (5-2) forced 13 of New Mexico State’s 19 turnovers in the first half and led 40-26 at intermission. The Aggies...

  • 3rd winter storm headed into New Mexico

    December 5, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The third in a series of storms is expected to move in to New Mexico Sunday night and into Monday and will be much colder than two storms that dropped snow across northern and eastern parts of the state in recent days. Wind gusts in...