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Mich. senators draft new law if voters say no

September 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Sept. 24, 2011 photo, state Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville addresses the Republican Leadership Conference at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Mich. Richardville told The Associated Press, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, that he and fellow Republican colleagues are armed with a proposal to replace the state law that lets emergency managers...

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Presidential contest shifts focus to raising money

September 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama arrives to speak at a campaign event in Washington, Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For a day, the presidential contest was almost all about money — money to wage the presidential contest, that is....

Mass. chemist in drug test flap is arrested

September 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Annie Dookhan, 34, of Franklin, Mass., stands during her arraignment Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Boston Municipal Court on two counts of obstruction of justice and pretending to hold a degree for a college or university. Dookhan’s alleged mishandling of...

Gay couples may get reprieve in deportation cases

September 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Jan. 4, 2012, Bradford Wells, left, and Anthony John Makk pose together at their home in San Francisco. Wells and Makk, are a married gay couple that have lived most of their 19 years of relationship in San Francisco. Makk is a citizen of...

Obama blocks Chinese purchase of US wind farms

September 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 19, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks as he attends a bilateral meeting with China’s President Hu Jintao during the G20 Summit, in Los Cabos, Mexico. Citing national security risks, Obama on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012,...

Warning signs seen before actor’s violent end

September 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Sept. 14, 2011 file photo shows actor Johnny Lewis posing for a portrait during the 36th Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. Authorities say Lewis fell to his death after killing an elderly Los Angeles woman. Lewis...

Israeli leader says Iran warning “reverberates”

September 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 29, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney meets with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Jerusalem. Romney is set to speak by telephone with Netanyahu on Friday....

Suspicions ignored as bosses let chemist work on

September 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks with reporters in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. Patrick says he expects criminal charges will be brought in an investigation of misconduct by a state lab chemist who admitted faking drug sample results,...

NYC to round out skyline with tallest Ferris wheel

September 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this image released by the New York Mayor’s Office, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 is an artist’s rendering of a proposed 625-foot Ferris wheel, billed as the world’s largest, planned as part of a retail and hotel complex along the Staten...

‘Sons of Anarchy’ actor suspected of killing woman

September 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Sept. 14, 2011 file photo shows actor Johnny Lewis posing for a portrait during the 36th Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. Authorities say Lewis fell to his death after killing an elderly Los Angeles woman. Lewis...