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  • Producers add Thursday matinees on Broadway

    April 4, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This theater image released by Sam Rudy Media Relations shows Carley Rae Jepsen as Cinderella, center right, dancing with Joe Carroll as the Prince, during a performance of “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella on Broadway.” Three musicals...

  • Sandy Grossman, acclaimed sports TV director, dies

    April 4, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Dec. 3, 1993 photo provided by CBS Sports shows Sandy Grossman, who directed a record 10 Super Bowl broadcasts and spent more than two decades in the TV truck working with announcers Pat Summerall and John Madden. Grossman died Wednesday, April 2, 2014,...

  • US defense weather satellite launched

    April 4, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    An Atlas 5 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base from Space Launch Complex-3 on Thursday, April 3, 2014. A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the 19th Defense Meteorological Satellite Program spacecraft blasted off at 7:46 a.m. PDT and...

  • San Jose mayor plans pension initiative in 2016

    April 4, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed said he’s not giving up on a proposed ballot initiative that would give local governments more leeway to cut public employees’ pension plans, while speaking before the Sacramento Press Club Thursday, April 3, 2014, in...

  • Michigan police join information sharing networks

    April 4, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Novi Police 9-1-1 Dispatcher Marc Pieknik dispatches police officers and firefighters to incidents and calls for service from his dispatch station, Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Novi, Mich. The state is taking over a mid-Michigan police records sharing system...

  • Obama signs cancer research bill in memory of girl

    April 4, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama talks to Jake Miller, left, accompanied by Ellyn Miller, behind Jake, brother and mother of Gabriela Miller, before signing into law the H.R. 2019, the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act, in the Oval Office of the White House in...

  • Growing demand for US apartments pushing up rents

    April 4, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, March, 27, 2014 photo, Marc Caswell, who recently moved from San Francisco to Los Angeles, poses for a photo in front of his newly rented apartment in the Los Feliz district of Los Angeles. Rising rents in San Francisco compelled Marc...

  • Senate panel votes to release CIA torture report

    April 4, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. speaks after a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 3, 2014, as the panel votes to approve declassifying part of a secret report on Bush-era interrogations of...

  • Governor releases economic development plan

    April 4, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Larry Simpkins, CEO of the Washington Companies and co-chair of Main Street Montana, speaks at news conference, at Boeing Helena on Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Helena. Simpkins, along with Governor Steve Bullock, left, and Bill Johnstone, CEO of D.A. Davidson...

  • New Mexico revises out-of-state lawyer licensing

    April 4, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Supreme Court has agreed to a new procedure that will allow experienced lawyers from other states to practice in New Mexico without taking its bar exam. The court announced Thursday that the new reciprocity licensure system...