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Archive for November 17th, 2013

  • A1-11-17-Holly-Day-Magic

    Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show to offer goods for good causes

    November 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A sample of gourd art by Bob and Yolanda Espinoza, participants in this year’s Holly-Day Magic event. (Courtesy Photo) A more extensive version of this article will appear in Vision Magazine, available Thursday, Nov. 21. The article in Vision will include...

  • Italian film about truck driver wins in Rome fest

    November 17, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actress Valeria Golino poses for photographers with the award for best actress for the movie ‘Come il Vento’ (Like the Wind) by ‘L.A.R.A.’ an artists’ association, during a photo call at the 8th edition of the Rome International...

  • FDA issues stern warning on Medtronic devices

    November 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 16, 2005 file photo, The “Rising Man” symbol stands in front of the Fridley, Minn., based Medtronic. Medtronic announced Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, that the Food and Drug Administration recall of 15,000 guidewires had been...

  • GOP sees health care law as big 2014 opportunity

    November 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Nov. 15, 2013, photo, Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., walks on on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. In his West Virginia district, the TV ads attacking Rahall over the calamitous startup of President Barack Obama’s health care law have...

  • Retailers take on Silicon Valley

    November 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Sept. 19, 2013 photo shows workers at the Target Technology Innovation Center office in San Francisco. Target Corp., based in Minneapolis is among a growing number of old-line retailers opening technology hubs in recent months in high-tech colonies,...

  • A1-11-17-Goddard-A1

    State champs

    November 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Kevin J. Keller Photo The Goddard volleyball team screams in anticipation of receiving the state championship trophy after beating Piedra Vista in the NMAA Class 4A State Championship Match in Rio Rancho, Saturday. For more on Goddard’s...

  • Michigan Tech tests if solar power works up North

    November 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In an Oct. 16, 2013 handout photo from Michigan Technological University, solar energy scientist Joshua Pearce, left, and Jay Meldrum, director of the Keweenaw Research Center, stand next to the array of solar panels behind the center in Calumet Township,...

  • Geithner to join private equity firm

    November 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Feb. 2, 2012 file photo shows then Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner during a news conference at the Treasury Department in Washington. The former U.S. Treasury Secretary is joining private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC. The firm...

  • Urban hens often abandoned once egg-laying ends

    November 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, the sun hilights the crown of a rooster named Derek held by Bert Clouse at the Chicken Run Rescue in Minneapolis that he and his wife Mary Britton Clouse operate. They take in domestic fowl, mostly chickens, that...

  • Over 2K trucks block French highways in protest

    November 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A farmer throws a tire towards police as farmers block a main road, facing the police, in Arles, southern France,Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Demonstrators are protesting against the controversial governmental environment “eco-tax”. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)...