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Archive for November 25th, 2012

  • Tourists visit Southfork to remember Larry Hagman

    November 25, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Kelli Pearson of Rowlett, attaches a bouquet of yellow roses to the front gate of Southfork Ranch, setting for TV show “Dallas “, in Parker, Texas, in memory of actor Larry Hagman Saturday, Nov. 24 2012. Hagman, known as J. R. Ewing in the TV...

  • Book tells how 18th-century newspapers covered war

    November 25, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This photo provided by Todd Andrlik shows the cover of his book “Reporting The Revolutionary War.” The book primarily focuses on the turbulent 20-year period between the end of the French and Indian War and the conclusion of the American...

  • Thanksgiving steals sales from Black Friday

    November 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Shoppers pick through stacks of discounted jeans beside a giant aquarium inside Bass Pro Shops after the doors opened at 5 a.m., kicking off “Black Friday” and the holiday shopping season in Memphis, Tenn. Friday Nov. 23, 2112.. Some...

  • A checklist to see whether debt reduction is real

    November 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke addresses a luncheon gathering of The Economic Club of New York, in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. Bernanke on Tuesday urged Congress and the Obama administration to strike a budget deal to avert tax increases and...

  • 10,000 march in Dublin against next Irish budget

    November 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Thousands of anti-austerity protesters rally outside Dublin’s General Post Office to hear speeches opposing government plans for more spending cuts and tax rises Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. The government says it will unveil Ireland’s sixth straight...

  • Obama buys books to promote independent shops

    November 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama, with daughters Sasha, far right, and Malia, center, goes shopping at a small bookstore, One More Page, in Arlington, Va., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama made a...

  • Calif. marks 100 years of commercial rice growing

    November 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, rice bound for Japan, is loaded aboard a ship at the Port of Sacramento in West Sacramento, Calif. California is celebrating 100 years of commercial rice production this year, marking the anniversary of a commodity...

  • Why must we buy? Black Friday’s powerful pull

    November 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Khang Nguyen, of Arlington, Texas eats his Thanksgiving dinner while waiting in line at a Best Buy store in Grapevine, Texas on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Despite a surge of resistance as the sales drew near, with scolding editorials and protests by retail...

  • NM overhauling state insurance regulation

    November 25, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — As New Mexico prepares to enroll tens of thousands of people into health plans, the state is revamping the government regulator that oversees insurance prices and policies. Under a constitutional change approved by voters this month,...

  • Navajo rug stolen from Santa Fe-area resort

    November 25, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies are pursuing a “slew of leads” in the disappearance of a valuable Navajo wall rug from a Santa Fe-area resort. The rug measuring 6-feet by 10-feet disappeared this week from Bishop’s Lodge...