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Archive for January 4th, 2013

  • Edwin and Trina Edwards to star in reality show

    January 4, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    File -In this Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 file photo, Former Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards and his wife Trina Scott Edwards attend a luncheon for a Council For a Better Louisiana in Baton Rouge, La. Edwards and his wife, Trina, get their own reality show...

  • TBS only briefly considered ‘Cougar Town’ change

    January 4, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image released by TBS shows Courteney Cox, left, and Brian Van Holt in a scene from the fourth season of “Cougar Town,” premiering Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at 10p.m. EST on TBS. (AP Photo/TBS, Danny Feld) PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — TBS...

  • Can BCS title game challenge TV ratings record?

    January 4, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 6, 2006, file photo, Texas quarterback Vince Young celebrates after Texas beat Southern California 41-38 in the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game in Pasadena, Calif. The 2006 game was on in nearly 22 percent of American homes with...

  • Bluefin tuna sells for record $1.76M in Tokyo

    January 4, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Winning bidder Kiyoshi Kimura, president of Kiyomura Co., poses with a bluefin tuna in front of his Sushi Zanmai restaurant near Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. The bluefin tuna caught off northeastern Japan fetched a record 155.40...

  • ‘McDreamy’ says he beat Starbucks for coffee chain

    January 4, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Patrick Dempsey’s investment group has won the bid to purchase Tully’s Coffee. Dempsey meets the staff at the Tully’s Coffee on Western Avenue near the Pike Place Market on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Dempsey meets with employees from left...

  • Crews prep for recovery of grounded drilling rig

    January 4, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard the conical drilling unit Kulluk sits grounded 40 miles southwest of Kodiak City, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012. The Kulluk grounded after many efforts by tug vessel crews and Coast Guard crews to move the vessel to...

  • Senators ask if coal exports skirt royalties

    January 4, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 2007, file photo, a shovel prepares to dump a load of coal into a 320-ton truck at the Black Thunder Mine in Wright, Wyo. Lawmakers asked the U.S. Department of Interior on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 to review whether companies are...

  • Sandy victims blast delays in flood insurance aid

    January 4, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A worker uses a bulldozer to push debris from Superstorm Sandy into a large pile in Lavallette N.J. Friday, Jan. 4, 2012, shortly before Congress voted to approve aid for storm victims. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry) LAVALLETTE, N.J. (AP) — Even as Congress passed...

  • FDA proposes sweeping new food safety rules

    January 4, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 28, 2011 file photo shows cantaloupes rotting in the afternoon heat on a field on the Jensen Farms near Holly, Colo. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring...

  • Texas man: NM Congress candidate slashed his tires

    January 4, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Texas man says a former New Mexico congressional candidate accused of stalking an opponent and slashing the tires on her vehicles also slashed his tires when they were neighbors in El Paso. Kenneth Propps told The Associated Press...