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  • British radio DJ convicted of indecent assault

    September 24, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Veteran Disc Jockey Dave Lee Travis leaves Southwark Crown Court in London Tuesday Sept. 23, 2014. A jury has found veteran British radio DJ Dave Lee Travis guilty of indecent assault. The 69-year-old Travis, whose real name is David Griffin, was cleared on...

  • Ports mostly reopen after Los Angeles-area fire

    September 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A plume of smoke rises as Los Angeles firefighters work to contain a dock fire at the Port of Los Angeles in the Wilmington section of Los Angeles on Tuesday, Sept 23, 2014. The fire that forced evacuations from the wharf continues to smolder but officials...

  • Fonterra posts revenue jump; cuts forecast payout

    September 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct 14, 2004 file photo, Fonterra’s Hautapu dairy factory is seen in the Waikato, New Zealand. New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra posts record revenue but cuts its projected payout to farmers amid market volatility. On Wednesday,...

  • El Nino forecast to help Texas out of drought

    September 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This June 4, 2014 aerial photograph provided by the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) shows Lake Travis, Texas.Texas continues to grind its way out of drought, helped by recent steady rains statewide and in the next few months by an El Nino weather...

  • Treasurer hopefuls look to boost office’s image

    September 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 15, 2014 file photo, Illinois state Rep. Tom Cross is seen at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Cross, the Republican candidate for state treasurer faces Democratic state Sen. Michael Frerichs in the November election. Both...

  • San Diego philanthropist launches newspaper bid

    September 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 16, 2014 file photo, Dorothy Shumrt reads the Los Angeles Register newspaper on the day of it’s launch while waiting for a train at Union Station, in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Register, which debuted in April as a...

  • Oil reps say ND has proper rail shipment rules

    September 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 5, 2012 file photo provided by Rangeland Energy, LLC, a train leaves the company’s crude oil loading terminal near Epping, ND. Oil industry representatives told North Dakota regulators Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, that the state...

  • Ohio prisons, private vendor, developing new menu

    September 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 29, 2013, file photo, Gary Mohr, director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, discusses the state’s rising inmate population in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio’s prisons agency is working with the private vendor...

  • Calif. man pleads guilty in New Mexico drug case

    September 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A California man has pleaded guilty to federal charges arising out of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine to New Mexico. Prosecutors say 31-year-old Mario Humberto Llantada, of La Puente, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court...

  • Trial of sheriff accused of ‘road rage’ continues

    September 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Defense lawyers tried Tuesday to cast doubt on a motorist’s account that a northern New Mexico sheriff roughed him during a heated traffic stop. Under cross examination, attorneys for Rio Arriba County Sheriff Thomas Rodella...