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Archive for December 9th, 2012

  • TV technical union strikes against Pac-12 Networks

    December 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Striking workers stand outside the University of Southern California’s Galen Center prior to USC’s NCAA basketball game against Minnestota, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in Los Angeles. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, which...

  • Italy’s PM says he intends to quit over crisis

    December 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Prime Minister of Italy Mario Monti gestures during the World Policy conference in Cannes, southern France, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.(AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) ROME (AP) — Premier Mario Monti told the Italian president Saturday he is resigning soon, saying...

  • Unions prepare for protest at Michigan Capitol

    December 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Community activist Lisa Fithian, left, teaches SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Healthcare Michigan member Frank Shaft, 26, of Lansing, and other attendees how to peacefully interact with police officers on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at UAW Local 600...

  • USDA to allow more meat, grains in school lunches

    December 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 12, 2012, file photo, side salads await the students of Eastside Elementary School in Clinton, Miss. The Agriculture Department is responding to criticism over new school lunch rules by allowing kids to eat more grains and meat in...

  • 3 young brothers dead in Greek house fire

    December 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Firefighters try to extinguish the fire in a burning house where 3 boys lost their lives in a fire, burning in the village of Mesoropi in northern Greece, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Giorgos Tsimirikas, his wife and his 6 youngest children were spending the...

  • UN conference adopts extension of Kyoto accord

    December 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Seeking to control global warming, nearly 200 countries agreed Saturday to extend the Kyoto Protocol, a treaty that limits the greenhouse gas output of some rich countries, but will only cover about 15 percent of global emissions. The...

  • 12/09/12

    December 9, 2012 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • Redcoats honor Madlyn Wafful

    December 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lifetime Roswell Redcoats member Madlyn Wafful (seated) and president Ruth Wise share a laugh Friday during a surprise party in Wafful’s honor thrown by the organization. Ilissa Gilmore Photo The Roswell Chamber of Commerce Redcoats recognized one of its...

  • Grinch-proof

    December 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    A sign of the times when Christimas decorations have to be anchored to a tree. Rudolph looks a bit bemused at having his feet chained. Friday marked the unofficial start of the Christmas season with the first police reports of theft of holiday ornaments. One...

  • Salvation Army Toy Run

    December 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Santa and Mrs. Claus, escorted by Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph, prepare to depart from the Roswell Mall parking lot during the Christian Motorcyclists Association’s Toy Run for The Salvation Army, Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...