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Archive for February 2nd, 2013

  • Corea competes against himself at Grammys

    February 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this July 1, 2012 file photo, U.S. pianist Chick Corea during the 46th Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland. Last year, the 71-year-old jazz pianist and composer released four major recordings covering a wide gamut of music _...

  • DGA: Another big night for Affleck’s ‘Argo’?

    February 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This undated publicity film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Bryan Cranston, left, as Jack O’Donnell and Ben Affleck as Tony Mendez in “Argo,” a rescue thriller about the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. A best-picture...

  • Angelou celebrates black history with Oprah, Keys

    February 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this May 20, 2010 file photo, poet Maya Angelou smiles as she greets guests at a garden party at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C. In the midst of talking black history with Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys, Angelou breaks out singing a hymn a...

  • Obama offers faith groups new birth control rule

    February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 15, 2012 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks in Bethesda, Md. The legal challenges over religious freedom and the birth control coverage requirement in President Barack Obama’s health care...

  • Twitter, Washington Post targeted by hackers

    February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 14, 2010 file photo, Twitter CEO Evan Williams makes a presentation about changes to the social network at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, In the latest online attack, Twitter says hackers may have gained access to...

  • Hundreds watch as San Diego power plant imploded

    February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    The South Bay Power Plant collapses after imploding, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 in Chula Vista, Calif. In a matter of minutes, a hulking power plant that loomed over San Diego Bay since the late 1950s was demolished Saturday, to make way for a city park. The...

  • House speaker pushing tax credits, more expected

    February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2013 file photo, Rep. Andy Tobin, R-Paulden, Arizona House Speaker, speaks during a new conference in Phoenix. A proposal by Speaker Tobin to increase a tax credit given to business who invest in research and development by 200...

  • Inventor of Etch A Sketch dies in France at 86

    February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This undated photo provided by Ohio Art shows a classic Etch A Sketch which was introduced in 1960. The Ohio Art Co., based in Bryan, Ohio, says 86-year-old Andre Cassagnes, the inventor of the Etch A Sketch, died Jan. 16, 2013, in a Paris...

  • Report: FAA lags on fulfilling airline safety law

    February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 12, 2009, file photo, the wreckage of Continental flight 3407 lies amid smoke at the scene after crashing into a suburban Buffalo home and erupting into flames, killing all 48 people aboard and at least one person on the ground,...

  • Police: Stolen Clovis MLK plaque found ‘in pieces’

    February 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A stolen Martin Luther King Jr. plaque from a Clovis city park has been found destroyed. The Portales News-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/Vv77vU) that Clovis Police Chief Steve Sanders said the 24-by-30 bronze plaque was found Friday...