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Archive for November 1st, 2012

  • San Francisco goes orange, black for Giants parade

    November 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    San Francisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito waves while sitting next to his wife, Amber Seyer, during the baseball team’s World Series victory parade Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in San Francisco. The team’s second championship parade in three years...

  • China think tank urges gov’t to end 1-child policy

    November 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Kindergarten teachers play with children during an outdoor activity at the Ritan Park in Beijing Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. A government think tank says China should start phasing out its one-child policy immediately and allow two children for every family by...

  • Romney faces scrutiny on aid in storm’s wake

    November 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney lifts bottles of water to load into a truck as he participates in a campaign event collecting supplies from residents and local relief organizations for victims of superstorm...

  • State says go home and sleep, 24/7 Egypt resists

    November 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Egyptian shoppers roam a commercial mall in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Egypt’s capital prides itself on being city that never sleeps, with crowds filling cafes and shops open into the small hours. So the government is facing a backlash from...

  • US stocks mixed after historic 2-day close

    November 1, 2012 • National NewsComments 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...

  • Disney unlikely to change ‘Star Wars’ brand

    November 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2012 file photo, George Lucas arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in West Hollywood, Calif. A decade after George Lucas said “Star Wars” was finished on the big screen, a new trilogy is destined for theaters after...

  • After Sandy: Tips on filing home insurance claims

    November 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Diane Burley looks at the information posted on the door of a closed insurance business after superstorm Sandy, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in Crisfield, Md. There were phone numbers on the door to call for insurance claims. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Insurers...