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Archive for November 18th, 2012

  • Minneapolis writer’s secret: Tap inner 11-y

    November 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Author William Alexander poses with his 2-week old daughter, Iris, in his Minneapolis home on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Alexander won the Young People’s Literature Prize at the National Book Awards in New York on Wednesday for his debut novel,...

  • Lady Gaga tweets some racy images before concert

    November 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Lady Gaga fans arrive at the venue where the U.S. pop star will perform a concert, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. The Latin American leg of her, “Born This Way Ball Tour,” is coming to an end but not before stopping in Chile,...

  • Gas drilling presents Obama with historic choices

    November 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 27, 2011 file photo, Range Resources site manager Don Robinson stands near the well head by the drill that goes into the shale at a well site in Washington, Pa. Energy companies and environmental groups are both wondering how...

  • SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Alito takes on critics

    November 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 14, 2012 file photo, Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito speaks at Roger Williams University Law School in Bristol, R.I. Alito is defending the court’s 2010 decision in the Citizens United case that helped fuel...

  • J.C. Penney CEO tries to change the way we shop

    November 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 photo, lingerie is shown at a Cosmopolitan boutique at a J.C. Penney store in New York. J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson seems unfazed that the department store chain’s mounting losses and sales declines have led to growing...

  • Spain asks for LatAm help at Iberoamerican summit

    November 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Latin-American presidents, of Mexico, Felipe Calderon; Chile, Sebastian Pinera; Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos and Ollanta Humala, of Peru, from left to right, join their hands after a meeting at the XXII Iberoamerican summit in the southern Spanish city of...

  • Coast Guard searches for 2 after oil platform fire

    November 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This aerial photograph shows damage from an explosion and fire on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, about 25 miles southeast of Grand Isle, La., Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Four people were transported to a hospital with critical burns and two were missing. (AP...

  • Programs in US match fledgling farmers, landowners

    November 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 photo, Schuyler Gail poses with her daughter Tillie at the family’s Climbing Tree Farm in New Lebanon, N.Y. When Schuyler and husband Colby Gail were trying to get started in farming, they ran into an obstacle common to...

  • Clinton says Congress committed to budget deal

    November 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at Singapore Management University, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Singapore. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, Pool) SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton reiterated Saturday that she is...

  • No protesters, just 1 kill at NM coyote contest

    November 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CORRECTS DATE TO SATURDAY, NOV. 10 INSTEAD OF FRIDAY, NOV. 16 – In this Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 photo, Esteban Marquez, second from left, a supporter of a coyote hunting contest organized by Gunhawk Firearms, engages in a heated discussion with...