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Author archives: Andrew Poetner

  • Gov't to discuss law proposed by fasting activist

    August 24, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian lawmakers agreed after frantic talks Wednesday to discuss a stringent anti-corruption law proposed by a reform activist whose eight-day fast demanding the legislation has drawn burgeoning support and tested the scandal-tainted...

  • Joe Francis

    August 23, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 16, 2010 file photo, Joe Francis, producer of the “Girls Gone Wild” videos, arrives at a screening of the film “The Next Three Days,” in Los Angeles. Francis and his bodyguard surrendered Monday, Aug. 22,...

  • Anne Hathaway

    August 23, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    U.S. actress Anne Hathaway, right, arrives at a cinema for the European Premiere of ‘One Day’, west London, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011. Directed by Danish director, Lone Scherfig, the film is based on a story written by British author and screenwriter...

  • Asian carp

    August 5, 2011 • EditorialComments Off

    For those still doubting that the monstrous Asian carp is a serious threat to the Great Lakes, consider this recent news: tests have found seven different instances of Asian carp DNA beyond the electric barriers meant to keep the fish out of Lake Michigan....

  • Yellowstone River oil spill

    July 29, 2011 • EditorialComments Off

    The bursting of a pipe carrying oil below Montana’s Yellowstone River is a reminder of the pipelines that crisscross the country and of the particular environmental dangers that these pipelines present. Americans are more aware of spills near the...

  • Norway seeks to keep peace after attack

    July 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    OSLO, Norway (AP) — Confessed terrorist Anders Behring Breivik hoped to trigger a nationalist revolution in Norway. But his double act of mass murder and destruction seems to have stirred only dignified defiance in this wealthy, idealistic nation...