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  • ‘Wizard of Oz’ Cowardly Lion costume up for sale

    November 23, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this 1939 file photo originally released by Warner Bros., from left, Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion, Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow, Judy Garland as Dorothy, and Jack Haley as the Tin Woodman, are shown in a scene from “The Wizard of...

  • NY’s poor gain from health insurance changes

    November 23, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Melva Watt, right, senior Medicaid interviewer, assists a patient with her application for Medicaid through the New York state Marketplace at Montefiore Medical Center, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in New York. A year into New York’s operation of a medical...

  • Locavore movement takes to deer hunting across US

    November 23, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Monday Nov. 17, 2014 veteran meat cutter Everett Gage cuts steaks and roasts from deer following the first weekend of the deer rifle season in Loudon, N.H. Fish and Wildlife officials suspect that interest from local food connoisseurs is...

  • Taj Mahal offers to restore workers’ health care

    November 23, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Wednesday night, Nov. 19, 2014, Robert McDevitt, right, president of Local 54 of the Unite-HERE casino workers union, joins casino workers and union members as they march down the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J., to protest the impending...

  • Flights resume at Detroit airport after ice delays

    November 23, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A Delta plane sits on the runway with back door open, where passengers exited after the plane slid off the runway at Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 in Romulus, Mich. Airport spokesman Michael Conway said all four parallel runways have...

  • Biden announces new aid for Syrian refugees

    November 23, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speak to the media during a joint news conference in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Biden on Friday became the latest in a parade of U.S. officials trying to push...

  • North Dakota’s largest city showing its spirits

    November 23, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s largest city is about to have a homegrown liquor. Construction has started on a micro-distillery in downtown Fargo that will produce whiskeys, bourbons, gins and vodkas and feature a century-old bar from a small North...

  • Anti-government protest in Albania’s capital

    November 23, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Albania’s main opposition Democratic Party leader and mayor of Tirana Lulzim Basha delivers a speech during a peaceful rally in Tirana on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Tens of thousands of Albanians protested against the government’s economic policies,...

  • Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

    November 23, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 18, 2014 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a...

  • La Mesilla man sentenced in PlayStation killing

    November 23, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A La Mesilla man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing a man he suspected stole his PlayStation. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/1uozgEU) that 23-year-old Eric Rodriguez received his sentence Friday as...