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Archive for November 1st, 2012

  • Spider-Man co-creator talks to Ga. arts school

    November 1, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Legendary comic creator Stan Lee appears at the Savannah College of Art and Design while visiting the college to critique some of the work by graduate and undergraduate students in the sequential art program in Savannah, Ga., on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Lee,...

  • Review: Denzel soars as troubled pilot in ‘Flight’

    November 1, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Paramount Pictures shows Denzel Washington portraying Whip Whitaker in a scene from “Flight.” (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Robert Zuckerman) If “Flight” weren’t so exceptionally crafted and acted,...

  • Young Fendi branches out with recycled material

    November 1, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Oct. 24, 2012 photo shows Ilaria Venturini Fendi, a member of the famous fashion family, posing with bags from her Carmina Campus fashion project that produces bags from repurposed materials in Dallas. The bags shown are made of garbage bags and soda...

  • Restoration at Bellevue Hospital could take weeks

    November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A patient is taken to a waiting medical transport vehicle outside Bellevue Hospital in New York Wednesday Oct. 31, 2012. Mayor Michael Bloomberg says Bellevue Hospital is evacuating 500 patients due to storm damage. Bloomberg said Wednesday that officials are...

  • Northeast travel slowly resumes

    November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Railroad tracks West of Penn Station bear a brown color Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in New York. Travel in the Northeast creaked back into motion on Wednesday, a grinding, patchy recovery that made it clear that stranded travelers will struggle to get around...

  • Brown pleads for votes for struggling tax hike

    November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Gov. Jerry Brown warns of painful cuts in Sacramento unless voters approve his $6 billion-a-year tax increase as he speaks in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Recent polling has found Proposition 30 in danger of failing in Tuesday’s election....

  • Commuting becomes challenge for NJ after storm

    November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    People line up to fill gas containers at the New Jersey Turnpike’s Thomas A. Edison service area Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, near Woodbridge, N.J. After Monday’s storm surge from Sandy, many gas stations in the region are without power and those...

  • Big Apple improvises to reopen for business

    November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    People wait in line to purchase steaks while George Elizalde cooks the food on a grill in front of the Old Homestead Steakhouse in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. In lower Manhattan, some stores are open even though their power is still out. Others are...

  • US stocks mixed after historic 2-day close

    November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks to traders before ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Traffic is snarled, subways out of commission, streets flooded and power out in many parts of the city, but the New...

  • Museums, theaters among NYC attractions reopening

    November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    The entrance to Central Park is blocked off at 59th Street in New York on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. All city parks are closed indefinitely pending damage assessment from superstorm Sandy. The Central Park Conservancy said at least 250 mature trees were felled...