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GM offers big discounts to boost Volt sales

September 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Feb. 19, 2012 file photo, shows a 2012 Chevrolet Volt at a Chevrolet dealership in the south Denver suburb of Englewood, Colo. Sales of the Volt set a monthly record of 2,800 in August, mostly because of steep discounts. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File) DETROIT (AP) — General Motors rolled out the Chevrolet [&hellip...

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Beav’s brother Tony Dow now an abstract artist

September 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Thursday, Sept. 18, 2012 photo, Tony Dow, actor, director and artist, and his wife Lauren pose at their home and studio in the Topanga area of Los Angeles. When it comes time to sitting down in a studio and carving out bronze and wooden sculptures...

Stocks slip in late trading, after long Fed rally

September 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Trader Peter Mancuso, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. A batch of worrying economic figures tugged stock markets slightly lower Thursday. Measures of manufacturing and business activity in both China and...

Man jumps off Bronx Zoo monorail, mauled by tiger

September 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

CORRECTS THAT MAN DID NOT LOSE LEG, ADDS NEW INFO ON HIS CONDITION- FILE- In this Sept. 20, 2010 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, three Amur tiger cubs rest by a fallen tree limb at the Tiger Mountain exhibit at the Bronx Zoo in New York....

Sniping from within GOP adds to Romney’s struggles

September 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama swings with an imaginary bat as he arrives on stage to speak at a campaign event at G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Woodbridge, Va. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney struggled to steady...

Romneys paid $1.94 million federal taxes for 2011

September 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign fundraising event at Red Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney, one of the...

Endeavour swans California skies in whirlwind tour

September 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Nichelle Nichols, the actress who portrayed Lt. Uhura on the 1960s televesion series “Star Trek,” speaks after the Space Shuttle Endeavour lands aboard a NASA Boeing 747, at the conclusion of its last flight at Los Angeles International Airport...

After Facebook posts, Pa. hostage-taker surrenders

September 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Klein Michael Thaxton, center, is lead into Pittsburgh Police headquarters after being apprehended without incident at Three Gateway Center in Pittsburgh, Friday Sept. 21, 2012. Thaxton held a businessman hostage inside the office building for more than five...

Congress exits Washington to hit campaign trail

September 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, smiles as he leaves a news conference as Congress prepares to shut down until after the elections in November, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Pakistan to talk counterterrorism with US, Afghans

September 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, speaks to the Associated Press during an interview in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — Pakistan’s foreign minister revealed Thursday that her country...