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Archive for November 5th, 2012

  • Review: Satire ‘Figaro’ is irreverent, gleeful fun

    November 5, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This photo provided by Blake Zidell Associates are, from left, Joey Parsons, Robin Leslie Brown, Sean McNall and Jolly Abraham, in a scene from Charles Morey’s comedy, ‘Figaro,’ currently performing off-Broadway at The Pearl Theatre in New York. (AP...

  • Obama enlisting A-list to act as surrogates

    November 5, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Singer Stevie Wonder performs before President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at the Fifth Third Arena on the University of Cincinnati campus, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) CINCINNATI (AP) — President Barack Obama...

  • Film remembers 1913 Massacre in northern Michigan

    November 5, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY NOV. 5 – In an Oct. 5, 2012 photo, film makers Ken Ross, left, and Louis Galdieri talk about their film “1913 Massacre” about the Italian Hall tragedy during a stop at the Daily Mining Gazette offices in Houghton, Mich. The film...

  • Foxx, Wonder among stars honoring Eddie Murphy

    November 5, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Eddie Murphy poses at “Eddie Murphy: One Night Only,” a celebration of Murphy’s career at the Saban Theater on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision) LOS ANGELES (AP) — However riotous the Eddie...

  • New oil workers key bloc in ND Senate race

    November 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Oct. 29, 2012 photo, Patty Caldwell, right, a former Oregon resident and owner of a cleaning business in New Hradec, N.D., and her daughter, Amanda Caldwell, who also works in the business, stand outside the Dunn County courthouse in Manning, N.D.,...

  • Apple paid only 1.9 pct tax on earnings outside US

    November 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, file photo, a staff member of Apple Inc. hands a iPad Mini to a customer in Hong Kong. Apple Inc. paid a rate of only 1.9 percent income tax on its earnings outside the U.S. in its latest fiscal year, a regulatory...

  • Post-storm construction hiring may aid US economy

    November 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A electrical worker cleans wiring at a substation on Harrison and 2nd Street as surrounding neighborhoods remain without power due to damage caused by Superstorm Sandy, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Hoboken, New Jersey. Hiring in the long-depressed U.S....

  • Prison factories caught in private biz debate

    November 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 photo, apparel worker Misti Keeton sews military apparel in Fayette, Ala. Her employer, American Power Source, is laying off about 50 workers at her plant and another one in Columbus, Miss., after losing a contract to make Air...

  • Lucas plans ‘little personal films’ in future

    November 5, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 13, 2008 file photo, director/producer George Lucas poses for portrait in Las Vegas. Lucas wrote and produced the upcoming movie “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”There’s no mistaking the similarities. A childhood on a dusty...

  • 2012 ad blitz: big money, smaller audience

    November 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A woman holds a U.S. flag as she and others listen to a speech by Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, during a campaign rally in Greenwood Village, Colo. in south Denver on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Brennan...