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Archive for March 5th, 2013

  • Celebrity ‘fractivists’: True advocates or NIMBYs?

    March 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 19, 2012 file photo, Sundance Institute president and founder Robert Redford speaks during a press conference at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Redford is among the 100 celebrities leading “Artists Against...

  • Russian police arrest 3 suspects in Bolshoi attack

    March 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 file photo, Russian dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko, as Ivan the Terrible, right, and ballerina Anna Nikulina as Anastasia, wife of Ivan the Terrible perform at a dress rehearsal of Ivan the Terrible (Russian Tsar Ivan the...

  • Jepsen drops Boy Scouts event over gay rights

    March 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen performs at the o2 Arena in east London, Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carly Rae Jepsen is canceling her performance at the national Boy Scouts of America Jamboree because of...

  • Amanda Peet to make playwriting debut in NYC

    March 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Feb. 4, 2013 file photo shows actress Amanda Peet at the world premiere of “Identity Thief” at the Mann Village Westwood in Los Angeles. Peet is hoping to make her professional debut as a playwright next season with a play that...

  • Natural gas vehicles making inroads; sales rising

    March 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, May 28, 2009, file photo a 2010 Ford Transit Connect sits near Grand Central Terminal in New York. Natural gas is quickly gaining popularity as the cleaner, cheaper fuel of choice for truck fleets, buses and taxis. Ford Motor...

  • Snow storm barrels through Midwest to Mid-Atlantic

    March 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A commuter walks across a Chicago River bridge as a snow storm passes through downtown Chicago Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Chicago was hit Tuesday by a storm expected to dump as much as 10 inches of snow in the area before the end of the day — the most since...

  • TSA to allow small knives, bats, clubs on planes

    March 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 26, 2006, file photo, knives of all sizes and types are piled in a box at the State of Georgia Surplus Property Division store in Tucker, Ga., and are just a few of the hundreds of items discarded at the security checkpoints of...

  • Regulator may drop executive pay disclosure rule

    March 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Montana Public Service Commissioner Bob Lake, right, speaks as Chairman Bill Gallagher looks on Tuesday March 5, 2013, in Helena, Mont. The commission is considering repealing a rule that requires it to disclose to the public how much utilities pay their top...

  • Man shot in Sandia Casino parking garage

    March 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The FBI and Sandia police are investigating a non-fatal shooting that occurred in the underground parking garage of Sandia Resort Casino in Albuquerque. Authorities say 32-year-old Luis Tobanche suffered a gunshot wound to the neck...

  • Senate panel blocks GOP bill on immigrant licenses

    March 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Senate panel has blocked a proposal by a Republican leader to allow one-year driving permits to immigrants who illegally came to the country and separate licenses to certain immigrant youths. GOP Leader Stuart Ingle of Portales...