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Archive for July, 2012

  • National Guard helps patrol Colorado fire damage

    July 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A firefighter from the Bighorn 209, a hand crew from the Crow Agency in Montana, check for hot spots on the Waldo Canyon Fire west of Colorado Springs, Colo., Friday, June 29, 2012. After declaring a “major disaster” in the state early Friday and...

  • For parts of the nation, a fireworks-free Fourth

    July 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Thursday, June 28, 2012 photo, Paul Forman, owner of Independence Fireworks and Forman Blasters Pyrotechnics in Peru, Ind., talks about the fireworks ban in his county, in Peru, Ind. Forman says he understands the safety concerns but says his...

  • NY school bus monitor 'fine' with bully punishment

    July 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 28, 2012 file photo, bus monitor Karen Klein, of Greece, N.Y., holds flowers during an award ceremony in her honor at a radio station, in Boston. Klein, who was bullied on a bus by four seventh-graders, says she’s satisfied...

  • Conservationist: Reasons for chimp attack unclear

    July 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken Feb. 1, 2011, chimpanzees sit in an enclosure at the Chimp Eden rehabilitation center, near Nelspruit, South Africa. A paramedic official says chimpanzees at a sanctuary for the animals in eastern South Africa bit and dragged a man at the...

  • For Obama, a transcendent win still not assured

    July 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama walks back to the Blue Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2012, after the Supreme Court ruled on his health care legislation. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/pool) WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents live in a world...