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Archive for February 7th, 2012

  • Jamie Grace earns Grammy nod, battles Tourette’s

    February 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Jan. 17, 2012 photo, contemporary Christian recording artist Jamie Grace poses for a portrait in East Point, Ga. Grace’s song “Hold Me,” featuring TobyMac, is nominated for a Grammy Award for best contemporary Christian music song....

  • Solo living book challenges family life

    February 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this book cover image released by The Penguin Press, “Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone,” by Eric Klinenberg, is shown. (AP Photo/The Penguin Press) “Going Solo” (The Penguin Press), by Eric...

  • Super Bowl draws record 111.3M viewers on NBC

    February 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Tom Amendola, of Secaucus, N.J., celebrates a New York Giants win against the New England Patriots in the NFL football Super Bowl with a homemade trophy in Times Square, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) NEW YORK (AP) — For the...

  • 2nd wave of evictions is sweeping away Occupiers

    February 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    U.S. Park Police officers take down a tent where they found evidence of sleeping materials and live rats, on one of the nation’s last remaining Occupy sites on McPherson Square in Washington, Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. Two encampments of Occupy demonstrators...

  • NY legislators cite tax-records privacy concerns

    February 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    New York State Department of Taxation and Finance Commissioner Thomas Mattox testifies during a joint legislative budget hearing on taxes in Albany, N.Y., on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A quiet decision by Gov. Andrew...

  • Calif. ballot could be crowded with tax-hike plans

    February 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Molly Munger, a wealthy attorney and civil rights advocate, outlined her proposed ballot initiative to raise income taxes for school funding during an appearance at the California Parent Teacher Association’s annual meeting in Sacramento, Calif.,...

  • Corporate profits aren’t what they seem

    February 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 25, 2011 file photo, customers wait outside the Apple store in Munich before the start of sales of the iPad2. While the economy has struggled to recover over the past two years, big U.S. companies have not only generated profits but...

  • APNewsBreak: Union, Golden Nugget OK new contract

    February 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    The Golden Nugget Atlantic City, shown here on Sept. 13, 2011, has reached a tentative deal on a new contract with the main casino workers’ union in Atlantic City N.J. The pact was to be voted on by workers from Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union on Feb....

  • Yum Brands posts 30 percent 4th-qtr profit rise

    February 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    File – This Nov. 22, 2011 file photo provided by Yum Brands, shows the Pizza Hut Big Dinner filled with two medium rectangular one-topping pizzas, eight wings and five breadsticks. Yum Brands releases quarterly financial results Monday, Feb. 6, 2012,...

  • Greece caves in on civil service firings

    February 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A homeless man holds up a sign that reads “I’m Hungry” in front of an empty shop near Athens’ main Syntagma Square, on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. Parties backing Greece’s coalition government will hold a second day of emergency talks...