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Phil Ramone, Grammy-winning producer, dead at 79

March 30, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 6, 2008 photo, Arts Advocacy Award honoree Phil Ramone attends the 2008 National Arts Awards presented by Americans For The Arts at Cipriani’s 42nd St. in New York. Ramone, the Grammy Award-winning engineer and producer whose platinum touch included recordings with Ray Charles, Billy Joel and Paul Simon, has died. He was [&hellip...

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Confederate flag at old NC Capitol coming down

March 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A Confederate flag is seen on display at the old Capitol, which houses the governor’s office and still hosts numerous government events, Thursday, March 28, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C. State Historic Sites Director Keith Hardison says the flag raised last week...

Oklahoma: Dental clinic inspections not necessary

March 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Dentist Alice G. Boghosian removes packages of properly sterilized dental instruments from an autoclave that uses heat and steam to sterilize the tools Friday, March 29, 2013, in Chicago. Health officials in Oklahoma are calling an oral surgeon there who used...

Philadelphian jumps on tracks to help fallen man

March 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this still image taken from security video provided by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), Christopher Knafelc jumps off a subway platform in north Philadelphia to help a man who fell onto the tracks Thursday afternoon, March...

Business, labor close on deal for immigration bill

March 29, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 17, 2012 file photo, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Big business and major labor unions appeared ready Friday, March 29, 2013 to end a fight over a new low-skilled worker...

Freeway chase led to ex-Nev. lawmaker’s arrest

March 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

California Highway Patrol officers draw their weapons as they arrest ex-Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks, Friday, March 29, 2013, in Victorville, Calif. Brooks led police on a chase from Barstow, Calif., until his tires were spiked in Victorville, Calif....

3 dozen indicted in Atlanta cheating scandal

March 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 20, 2009 file photo, then Atlanta superintendent of public schools Beverly Hall smiles after she was named the 2009 Superintendent of the Year at the American Association of School Administrators’ National Conference on...

S&P 500 closes at a record high, beating ’07 mark

March 28, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Specialist Fabian Caceres works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, March 28, 2013. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at a record high Thursday, beating the mark it set in October 2007. The S&P rose six points...

Prosecutors not ready to agree to Holmes plea

March 28, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 12, 2013 file photo, James Holmes, left, and defense attorney Tamara Brady appear in district court in Centennial, Colo. for his arraignment. Prosecutors say they are not are ready to accept an offer from Colorado theater shooting...

APNewsBreak: Troubled prison time for Colo suspect

March 28, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated image provided by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows Stevie Marie Vigil, 22, of Commerce City who was arrested Wednesday March 27, 2013 accused of illegally transferring the gun authorities say was used to kill Colorado’s prisons...