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Archive for February 14th, 2013

  • Marc Chagall exhibit showcases lesser-known works

    February 14, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo taken Feb. 13, 2013, museum curator Olivier Meslay talks about paintings by artist Marc Chagall included in the “Chagall: Beyond Color,” exhibit during a preview at the Dallas Museum of Art Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in Dallas. This...

  • APNewsBreak: Iowa unaware of company’s fraud suit

    February 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Nov. 19, 2012 photo Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris, left, CEO of Cairo-based Orascom Construction Industries, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey, center, and Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad sign their name in concrete during a...

  • Airline merger could affect Philadelphia airport

    February 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    American Airlines and US Airways jets park at gate at the Philadelphia International Airport, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Philadelphia. The merger of US Airways and American Airlines has given birth to a mega airline with more passengers than any other in the...

  • Crippled cruise ship slowly makes its way to land

    February 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Passengers congregate on an upper deck of the disabled Carnival Lines cruise ship Triumph as it is towed to harbor off Mobile Bay, Ala., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. The ship with more than 4,200 passengers and crew members has been idled for nearly a week in the...

  • California legislator wants condoms on porn actors

    February 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Darren James, former adult performer who contracted HIV while performing in the industry, middle, praises Assemblyman Isadore Hall, D-Los Angeles, right, for introducing legislation that will expand on a local Measure B approved by Los Angeles voters last...

  • Detroit, new nonprofit partner to fight blight

    February 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A view down Pierce Street, where a part of a large area of recently demolished buildings and bulldozed land is shown on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2014 in Detroit. Detroit is partnering with a new nonprofit group to step up the city’s efforts to tear down blighted...

  • Miss America returning to roots in Atlantic City

    February 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno rests a Miss America crown that was given to her by the Miss America Organization, on her lap as she applauds at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Atlantic City, after announcing that the Miss...

  • As others pull back, Vegas amps up gun promotions

    February 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Tanya Morris, right, poses for a photo with her shot-up target after getting married at the Guns and Ammo Garage, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Las Vegas. Las Vegas is embracing tourists’ newfound interest in big guns the only way it knows how: by going...

  • Clovis man accused of stealing MLK plaque

    February 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Clovis man is in custody for allegedly stealing a Martin Luther King Jr. memorial plaque from a city park. Clovis police say 27-year-old Jeremy R. Palmer was arrested Thursday. He’s being held on a $20,000 bond in...

  • NM man gets prison for assault on Navajo Nation

    February 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Shiprock man has been sentenced to three years in prison and three years of supervised release for an assault conviction. New Mexico prosecutors say 45-year-old Torvold Kellywood was sentenced Thursday. He has been in federal...