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Archive for February 17th, 2014

  • 94-year-old Heimlich maneuver namesake pens memoir

    February 17, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 photo, Dr. Henry Heimlich is interviewed in his home, in Cincinnati, in front of a silk robe that was given to him during his travels in China. Heimlich is known for developing the Heimlich maneuver that has been used to clear...

  • Montgomery, Jones voted into Jazz Hall of Fame

    February 17, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this undated photo provided by Andrew College, Fletcher Henderson Jr., a pianist, arranger and bandleader who is credited with ushering in the swing era of the 1920s and ’30s, is shown. Singer Betty Carter, guitarist Wes Montgomery,...

  • SOCHI SCENE: ‘Crazy emotional’

    February 17, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Men’s super-G joint bronze medal winner Bode Miller of the United States is consoled by his wife, Morgan, at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) SOCHI, Russia (AP) — American...

  • Okla. pharmacy won’t give drug for Mo. execution

    February 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this handout photo from the Missouri Correctional offices, Michael Anthony Taylor of Kansas City is shown. The Apothecary Shoppe, of Tulsa, submitted a sealed response to Taylor’s lawsuit accusing it of illegally providing Missouri with a...

  • Train accidents stir worries about crude transport

    February 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2013, file photo, a BNSF Railway train hauls crude oil near Wolf Point, Mont. With potentially-explosive shipments increasing 40-fold in recent years as North American crude production booms, the railroad industry, at the urging...

  • Tesla protests bills that would limit expansion

    February 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Tesla car supporters gather at the Washington state Capitol on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Olympia, Wash. The electric car company, which has sales and service operations in Seattle and Bellevue, opposes measures being considered by the Legislature that would...

  • White House: Stimulus bill was good for economy

    February 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE This Feb. 17, 2009 file photo shows President Barack Obama picking up the first pen to sign the economic stimulus bill during a ceremony in the Museum of Nature and Science in Denver. The White House says a costly spending bill President Barack Obama...

  • US Navy ready to deploy laser for 1st time

    February 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Feb. 24, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. Navy, a high-speed camera captures the first full-energy shots from an electromagnetic launcher at a test facility in Dahlgren, Va. The Navy plans to deploy its first laser on a ship in 2014, and intends to...

  • Trade ban has Russia’s knickers in a twist

    February 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo taken on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, shows women during a protest against the ban of lace underwear in Almaty, Kazakhstan. A trade ban on synthetic underwear has Russia and her economic allies with their knickers in a twist. Post-Soviet consumers...

  • House OKs alternative to governor’s school plan

    February 17, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The House has approved a proposal for schools to provide extra help to students who struggle to read. The measure is the latest effort by Democrats to offer an alternative to Republican Gov. Susana Martinez’s proposal to require...