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Archive for October 18th, 2013

  • Necropsy finds 5 fish hooks in dolphin in Hawaii

    October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Oct. 12, 2013 photo taken in Kaneohe, Hawaii and provided by Hawaii Pacific University shows five fish hooks found inside the stomach of a dead false killer that washed ashore at South Point a week earlier. Scientists are still trying to determine why...

  • Steve Wynn: U. Iowa on path toward blindness cure

    October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Las Vegas casino tycoon Steve Wynn, center, speaks with University of Iowa’s Jean Robilliard in Iowa City, Iowa, on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Wynn was at the university for an event celebrating the new Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research, which...

  • Fishery featured in ‘Deadliest Catch’ begins

    October 18, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    File – In this Jan. 14, 2012 file photo, fishing boats line the docks during crab season at Cannery Row in Kodiak, Alaska. Alaska’s multimillion-dollar red king crab season is scheduled to open Tuesday Oct. 15, 2013, but it looks like a no-go for...

  • Column: NASCAR is just one long Ricky Bobby movie

    October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Pit crew members work on the car of Kurt Busch during practice for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Give NASCAR this: When it comes to pursuing the almighty sponsorship...

  • Trial wraps up over estimates of BP oil spill

    October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this July 11, 2010, file photo, provided by BP, workers onboard the Transocean Discoverer Inspiration deploy the 3 Ram Capping Stack to the Deepwater Horizon BOP in the Gulf of Mexico. Experts for BP and the federal government used the data from the...

  • GE shows improvement despite lower 3Q profit

    October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, July 15, 2013 photo, a General Electric washer is on display at a Home Depot in Pittsburgh. General Electric reports quarterly earnings on Friday, Oct. 18. 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric Co....

  • Season of uncertainty for stores

    October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 22, 2012 file photo, Shopper Roxanna Garcia, middle, waits in line to pay for her over a $1000.00 gifts at the Target store in Burbank, Calif. Now that the U.S. has averted a default on its debt that could have sent the economy into...

  • Google stock crosses $1,000 mark after earnings

    October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this , Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, file photo, the Chrome logo is displayed at a Google event in New York. Google reports quarterly earnings on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Google’s stock surpassed...

  • Nebraska man gets long prison term in NM drug case

    October 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Nebraska man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison after drugs were found in his bag at a New Mexico train station. Prosecutors say 46-year-old Rayvell Vann, of Omaha, also was sentenced Friday to at least eight years...

  • Calif. man pleads guilty to possessing pipe bombs

    October 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A California man has pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of pipe bombs after several were found in his car at a New Mexico border inspection. Prosecutors say 28-year-old Lloyd Jonathon Fry entered his plea Thursday in a federal...