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Archive for February 27th, 2013

  • Senate panel rejects guns for school workers

    February 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Lawmakers have turned down a proposal to allow teachers, principals and other school workers to carry concealed handguns to help guard against shootings in New Mexico’s schools. State law prohibits guns on school premises except...

  • Wireless connections creep into everyday things

    February 27, 2013 • Business, World NewsComments Off

    In this Feb. 26, 2013, photo man is pictured inside of a Car Volvo V60 P-IH at the Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile phone trade show, in Barcelona, Spain. The first wave of the wireless revolution was getting people to talk to each...

  • As budget cuts loom, is government shutdown next?

    February 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, right, are seated during speeches during the unveiling of a statue of Rosa Parks, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — With big,...

  • JC Penney posts 4th straight big loss, sales drop

    February 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, file photo, a shopper drags her purchases past a line of customers waiting to pay at a J.C. Penney store, in Las Vegas. The mid-priced department store chain on Wednesday, Feb. 26. 2013. reported another much...

  • Tweets allow peek at life in NKorea in real time

    February 27, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    In this photo posted on Instagram, a man walks in Pyongyang, North Korea, under a new roadside banner referring to North Korea’s controversial Feb. 12 nuclear test Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. Tweeting and uploading to Instagram is pretty ordinary stuff in...

  • Storm brings deaths, travel problems, power losses

    February 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Six-year-old Jaylee Oeschger, 6, laughs as she is hit in the head with a snowball thrown by her sister Ileana, 10, as they play in the snow with their dog Mavis on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/AnnArbor.com, Melanie Maxwell) MILWAUKEE...

  • Van Cliburn, pianist and Cold War hero, dies at 78

    February 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This July 12, 2003 file photo shows pianist Van Cliburn after performing with the Boston Symphony Orchestra as the Orchestra plays “Happy Birthday,” on his 69th birthday at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass. Cliburn, the internationally...

  • Mexico plays hardball in jailing of union boss

    February 27, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A boat and jet ski sit tied to a private dock behind the home, right, owned by the family of Mexican union leader Elba Esther Gordillo in Coronado, Califonia, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Gordillo was arrested and accused Tuesday in Mexico of embezzling $160...

  • Ohio students commemorate classmates slain by teen

    February 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Chardon High School students and faculty leave a memorial service on the town square for three students killed a year ago at the high school Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Chardon, Ohio. Students walked from the school to the town square for a memorial...