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Split in cultural conservatives could help Romney

October 8, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential hopeful Gov. Rick Perry of Texas gestures during a speech at the Values Voter Summit on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — They know they’re not crazy about Mitt Romney. But if the cultural conservatives gathered at a Values Voters Summit this weekend split among Rick Perry [&hellip...

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Wisconsin artist paints George Clooney

October 8, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by artist Ben McCready shows a portrait of actor George Clooney painted by McCready of Whitewater, Wis. McCready and his family presented it to Clooney in March while he filmed “The Ides of March” in Michigan. (AP...

Obama fundraiser pushed Solyndra loan

October 8, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Solyndra CEO Brian Harrison invokes his Fifth Amendment right as he appears before the the House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept. 23 2011, which is examining Solyndra’s government loan. (AP Photo/J....

FBI: Search for Mo. baby leads to Kan. landfill

October 8, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Deborah Bradley, front, stands with Jeremy Irwin while in the lobby of a Hampton Inn hotel in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Oct. 7, 2011. Bradley said in an interview Friday that she took a polygraph earlier this week after her baby, Lisa Irwin, disappeared from...

US asks court to halt Alabama's immigration law

October 8, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In a Sept. 29, 2011 file photo, sweet potato farmer Casey Smith, right, looks at a nearly empty sweet potato field that needs cultivating on his father’s farm in Cullman, Ala. Normally, Smith hires some 25 laborers to help bring in his...

Feds target Calif. pot dispensaries for closure

October 7, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday Jan. 26, 2010 file photo, a pedestrian walks past a marijuana leaf neon sign advertising a medical marijuana provider along a street in the Sherman Oaks section of Los Angeles, Calif. Federal prosecutors have launched a crackdown...

Police: Mo. baby's parents stop cooperating

October 7, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Captain Steve Young updates the media with the latest information Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, about a missing 10-month-old Lisa Irwin who was taken from her home around 4am Tuesday morning in Kansas City, Mo. The parents made a tearful plea for the child’s...

Wall Street protesters fed up with both parties

October 7, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Brighton Wallace takes part in an “Occupy Austin” protest at Austin City Hall, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) NEW YORK (AP) — Their chief target is Wall Street, but many of the demonstrators in New York and across...

Calif. quarry shooting suspect killed by deputies

October 7, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

A Sheriff’s deputy backs up a team entering a home in Sunnyvale, Calif., where a man matching the description of suspected gunman Shareef Allman was found and shot on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. Shareef was the focus of a huge manhunt after an alleged...

Jackson death investigator acknowledges mistakes

October 7, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Drugs found in the home of pop star Michael Jackson by Los Angeles County coroner investigator Elissa Fleak sit on the prosecution’s table after being introduced as evidence during Dr. Conrad Murray’s trial in the death of Jackson in Los Angeles,...