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Archive for January 12th, 2014

  • ‘Breaking Bad’ gets Globes’ prizes

    January 12, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Michael Douglas arrives at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) The Golden Globes offered a fond farewell to AMC’s epic tale of meth...

  • Mercedes upgrades C-Class to widen gap with CLA

    January 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Mercedes Benz unveils the new C-Class car during a preview night for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) DETROIT (AP) — Mercedes-Benz knows its midsize C-Class is feeling the heat from...

  • GM: Refinement will lure buyers to new small truck

    January 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Incoming General Motors CEO Mary Barra introduces the 2015 GMC Canyon during the media previews for the North American International Auto Show, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says don’t blame...

  • New GM CEO hopes to inspire science students

    January 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Incoming General Motors CEO Mary Barra is surrounded by media at the debut of the 2015 GMC Canyon during media previews for the North American International Auto Show, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) — The incoming CEO...

  • Partisans divided over scandal fallout for NJ gov

    January 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie walks past reporters as he leaves City Hall, in Fort Lee, N.J., after apologizing in person to Mayor Mark Sokolich. Moving quickly to contain a widening political scandal,...

  • Suit: Lake Tahoe fireworks violate Clean Water Act

    January 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this July 2007 photo, fireworks exploding over Lake Tahoe are seen from Heavenly Mountain Resort. A federal lawsuit accusing the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority of polluting the alpine lake with debris from Fourth of July and Labor Day fireworks says the...

  • For some counties, gas drilling brings a windfall

    January 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 photo, a new public restroom that was bought with money from gas well royalties is available at the new Lynn Portal Access Area in the Washington County Cross Creek County Park in Avella, Pa. Local officials say the deals have...

  • Loss of jobless aid leaves many with bleak options

    January 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Jan. 10, 2014, photo, Stan Osnowitz stands at his apartment’s front door in Baltimore. Osnowitz, 67, has been an electrician for 43 years. He lost his state unemployment benefits of $430 a week in December. He said he’s tried getting...

  • Northern New England wood pantries stock stoves

    January 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Wednesday Jan. 8, 2014, stacks of wood are seen at the town transfer station in Hopkinton, N.H. Like a food bank, several communities in northern New England run by church groups, social services agencies and towns, have set up wood piles...

  • New animal shelter opens in Farmington

    January 12, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The city of Farmington now has a new and bigger shelter to house dogs and cats in need of homes. The Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/1iBBwp8 ) Mayor Tommy Roberts officially opened the Farmington Regional Animal Shelter in a...