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Archive for July 1st, 2012

  • Custody, images at stake in Cruise-Holmes divorce

    July 1, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Saturday, June 4, 2005 file photo, Tom Cruise, right, reaches for the hand of his girlfriend Katie Holmes after accepting the MTV Generation award, during the MTV Movie Awards, in Los Angeles. Cruise and Homes are calling it quits after...

  • Despite criticism, Corbett's track record strong

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett addresses a news conference on restored education funding to the state budget Friday, June 29, 2012 in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Bradley C Bower) HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett’s detractors pan his priorities as...

  • Budget blocks funds for prisons Quinn is to close

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 1, 2012 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks with reporters in his office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. The state Senate sent seven key budget bills and a technical measure allowing spending for fiscal 2013...

  • Detroit River tunnel operator avoids bridge battle

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FOR RELEASE SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2012, AT 12:01 A.M. EDT – FILE – This Thursday, June 16, 2011 file photo shows an unfinished elevated ramp, upper right, next to the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit. Operators of an underwater, commuter tunnel connecting...

  • NYC budget uncertainty could lead to cuts later

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this file photo of Oct. 4, 2011, a New York City taxi driver, displaying signs objecting to legislation that would allow livery cabs to pick up street hails in the outer boroughs, drives by a rally outside of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s...

  • Gas under graveyards raises moral, money questions

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo made June 29, 2012 shows the entrance to the cemetery in Lowellville, Ohio. Trustees there received a proposal earlier this year to lease cemetery mineral rights for $140,000 plus a percentage of any royalties for any oil and gas, raising a tricky...

  • Some Dems still skittish on health care; GOP riled

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Spectators watch a copy of H.R. 3200, an unsuccessful bill known as America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009, burn during a ceremony organized by RetakeOurGov to protest the U.S. Supreme Court upholding President Barack Obama’s health care...

  • Brief relief, long-term questions on student loans

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 17, 2012, file photo, House Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congress on Friday, June 29, 2012 emphatically approved legislation preserving jobs on transportation...

  • NM college to start posting employee salaries

    July 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Central New Mexico Community College plans to start posting its employees’ names and salaries online next week following a month of declining to do so. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/KKRfQm ) that the college...

  • New light shed on old Richardson allegations

    July 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New York trial has shed light on a closed investigation of former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, as a witness testified that the financial advisory firm that he worked for got a state contract worth nearly $1 million for 13...