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Archive for January 12th, 2013

  • Obama’s 2nd inauguration smaller, yet still grand

    January 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 20, 2009, file photo, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk the inaugural parade route in Washington. Obama’s second inauguration is shaping up as a high-energy celebration smaller than his first milestone...

  • Globe-nominated foreign filmmakers discuss craft

    January 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Magnolia Pictures shows Mads Mikkelsen, left, and Alicia Vikander in a scene from “A Royal Affair.” The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best foreign picture on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. The 85th Academy...

  • Milan Fashion Week starts on somber note

    January 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A model wears a creation of Dolce & Gabbana men’s Fall-Winter 2013-14 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni) MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week started off on a somber...

  • Kids get grown-up laughs at NYC comedy club

    January 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Dec. 16, 2012 photo, teenage comedian Eric Kurn performs his stand-up act during the “Kids ‘N Comedy” show at Gotham Comedy Club in New York. Children can get grownup laughs at a monthly comedy show in Manhattan where homework,...

  • Obama won’t support building ‘Death Star’

    January 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    President Barack Obama gestures as he answers a question during a joint news conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — A...

  • Geothermal takes a technological step forward

    January 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Oct. 15, 2010 photo, Brandon Forseth, left, and Blaine Williams work on drilling a small test well at Newberry Crater near LaPine, Ore. After pumping more than 20 million gallons of water into the side of an ancient volcano last year, AltaRock Energy,...

  • Businessman in fraud case ties Utah AG to scheme

    January 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE -This undated file photo provided by the Davis County Jail, shows Jeremy Johnson, a Utah businessman accused of running a $350 million fraud scheme through his company is planning changing his plea Friday Jan. 11, 2013. Federal prosecutors have charged...

  • More money, time needed to remove Concordia wreck

    January 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    The cruise ship Costa Concordia, leaning on its side, is seen just off the coast of the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. As if the nightmares, flashbacks and anxiety weren’t enough, passengers who survived the terrifying...

  • Why attend car shows when photos are a swipe away?

    January 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, file photo, Chrysler Group President and CEO Dieter Zetsche is surrounded by media as he sits on a Dodge Tomahawk concept motorcycle unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Hundreds of...

  • NY storm commission urges flood walls for subways

    January 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 29, 2012 file photo, sea water floods the entrance to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel in New York during Superstorm Sandy. A commission formed to examine ways to guard against storms like Sandy released a report Friday that calls for...