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Archive for December 21st, 2012

  • Lawyer: Man likely back in Chicago jail he escaped

    December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A rope dangles from a window on the back side of the Metropolitan Correctional Center Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Chicago. Two convicted bank robbers used a knotted rope or bed sheets to escape from the federal prison window high above downtown Chicago early...

  • Stocks sink after Republicans cancel budget vote

    December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange observe a minute of silence before the opening bell in honor of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims and their families, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Stocks opened sharply lower Friday on Wall Street after House...

  • Egyptian Islamists, opponents clash ahead of vote

    December 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A masked protester watches a vehicle burn during clashes between opponents of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and his Islamist supporters in Alexandria, Egypt, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Thousands of Islamists clashed with their opponents on Friday in...

  • NRA calls for armed police officer in every school

    December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Activist Medea Benjamin, of Code Pink, is led away by security as she protests during a statement by National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre, left, during a news conference in response to the Connecticut school shooting on Friday,...

  • Obama nominates Kerry for secretary of state

    December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Vice President Joe Biden looks on as President Barack Obama looks to Teresa Heinz Kerry, left, as he announces his nomination of her husband Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., right, as next secretary of state in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Dec. 21,...

  • See Killgo’s for expert brake work, ‘alinements’ and parts

    December 21, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

    Killgo’s Brake and Alinement, 1508 West Second St., is the place to go for brake and front-end work, on a new vehicle or on a classic like this beautiful 1968 Impala. “Hugo” Killgo has specialized in brake and front-end work (shocks, struts,...

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    December 21, 2012 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • Country singer Tate Stevens wins Fox’s ‘X Factor’

    December 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Demi Lovato arrives at the “The X Factor” season finale results show at CBS Television City on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Tate Stevens, who was mentored by music exec L.A. Reid...

  • Benefactor buys Wright-designed home in Phoenix

    December 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Oct. 19, 2012 photo shows the home designed by noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright which had been threatened with demolition in Phoenix. An anonymous benefactor has purchased and wants to preserve a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in Phoenix that had...

  • New Miss Universe says win shows confidence is all

    December 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Miss USA, Olivia Culpo, left, is crowned Miss Universe during the Miss Universe competition, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 20-year-old Rhode Islander who brought the Miss Universe crown back to the...