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Archive for October 6th, 2012

  • FBI: Friendly fire likely in border shootings

    October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A helicopter believed to be carrying Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano takes off from the Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station outside in Bisbee, Ariz. on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. A preliminary investigation has found friendly fire likely was to blame...

  • Jobs report boosts Obama; Romney not impressed

    October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gestures during a rally in Abingdon, Va., Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.(AP Photo/Steve Helber) FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Mitt Romney was still celebrating his widely praised debate performance when...

  • Short supplies keep gas prices rising in Calif.

    October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Michael Dytrych fuels up at the Costco gas station in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Californians woke up to a shock Friday as overnight gasoline prices jumped by as much as 20 cents a gallon in some areas, ending a week of soaring costs that saw...

  • Abu Hamza extradited to US after UK ruling

    October 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Female demonstrators against the extradition of Abu Hamza al-Masri and four other terror suspects gather outside The Royal Courts of Justice in London Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Britain’s High Court is set to rule Friday afternoon on whether radical cleric...

  • Steroid-related meningitis cases rise to 47

    October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A sign requesting “No Soliciting” hangs on the door of New England Compounding in Framingham, Mass., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. An outbreak of a rare and deadly form of fungal meningitis that has killed 4 people and sickened another 26 in five states...

  • Review: Apple’s maps app lets you follow the voice

    October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    These screenshots taken Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 show Apple’s maps app on an iPhone, left, and Google’s on an Android device during a drive in Dearborn, Mich. Both have voices guiding motorists to upcoming turns, in this case onto Southfield Road in about two...

  • US unemployment below 8 pct, first time since 2009

    October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, file photo, job applicants wait for the opening of a job fair held by National Career Fairs in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent last month, dropping below 8 percent for the first...