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One Direction, Rihanna have VMA fans frenzied

September 7, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

Singer Tom Petty, center, arrives with his wife Dana, right, and his daughter Adria at the MTV Video Music Awards on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) One Direction quickly changed the focus of the MTV Video Music Awards, winning two early awards and stealing the attention from Rihanna and [&hellip...

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Market milestone: Stocks return to late 2007 level

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Specialist Michael A. Pistillo, right, works on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. Financial markets are soaring after investors finally heard what they had been waiting for from the...

Texas to open fastest US highway with 85 mph limit

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

An 85 mph speed limit sign is placed on the 41-mile-long toll road in Austin, near the increasingly crowded Interstate between Austin and San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. While some drivers will want to test their horsepower and radar detectors,...

Mo. bishop convicted for failing to report priest

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Bishop Robert Finn of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph appears in court during in a bench trial Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 at the Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City, Mo. Following a short non-jury trial, Jackson County Circuit Court Judge John...

Clinton: Obama showing way to more modern economy

September 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Women from the US Senate hold hands after Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland’s speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama...

7-year-old Colo. girl recovers from bubonic plague

September 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Seven-year-old Sierra Jane Downing from Pagosa Springs, Colo., is pushed in a wheel chair by a nurse following a news conference about her recovery from Bubonic Plague at the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Wednesday,...

Reported theft of Romney tax records being probed

September 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A sign outside the PricewaterhouseCoopers office in Franklin, Tenn., is seen on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. The Secret Service said is investigating the reported theft of copies houses Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s federal tax records...

Better off? Dems say yes, cite health law, autos

September 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama walks to the Oval Office after arriving on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. Obama is returning from campaigning in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Better...

Attorneys in Peterson trial deliver closings

September 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This May 7, 2009 file photo provided by the Will County, Ill., Sheriff’s office shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson is charged with first-degree murder in the 2004 drowning death of his former wife...

Democrats: GOP’s Romney just ‘doesn’t get it’

September 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden watch proceedings at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Democrats ridiculed Republican Mitt Romney as a...