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Cain plows ahead but says yet again: reassessing

December 1, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks at his campaign headquarters in Manchester, N.H., Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — His campaign’s survival in question, Herman Cain plowed ahead Wednesday in an effort to move past a woman’s allegation that they had a longtime affair. But he...

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1st Penn State abuse suit comes from new accuser

December 1, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Attorney Jeff Anderson looks on during a news conference, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, in Philadelphia. Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused a boy more than 100 times, then threatened his family to keep him quiet about the...

Gingrich trails in organizing in early-voting Iowa

December 1, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate former House Speaker Newt Gingrich gives an interview Wednesday Nov. 30, 2011, during a campaign stop in Council Bluffs, Iowa.(AP Photo/Dave Weaver) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich...

Obama: ‘Massive blow’ if GOP blocks payroll tax

December 1, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama waves as he takes the stage prior to speaking at Scranton High School, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, in Scranton, Pa. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) NEW YORK (AP) — Blending governing with re-election politics, President Barack Obama roused a...

Clinton tests reforms on historic visit to Myanmar

December 1, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A Myanmar motorcycle taxi driver waits for customers outside a food market in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived Wednesday in the capital of Naypyidaw on the first trip by a U.S. secretary of...

Latest theory in NY mystery bodies: 1 killer of 10

December 1, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Dec. 14, 2010, file photo, authorities search the brush by the side of the road for human remains at Cedar Beach, near Babylon, N.Y. On Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, the Suffolk County police commissioner told The Associated Press in an...

GOP: Offsetting cuts must cover payroll tax relief

December 1, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, flanked by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., left, and Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, center, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, following a closed-door meeting. (AP...

PROMISES, PROMISES: Records shielded by candidates

December 1, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Jan. 3, 2007, file photo shows outgoing Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, accompanied by his wife, Ann, as he takes the “lone walk” out of the Statehouse in Boston. A former aide who supervised the archiving of records from...

Big Brother, Sisters receive donation

November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Amanda Ware of Big Brothers Big Sisters receives a donation from Tom Jennings and Darryl Burkhead of MainStreet Roswell, Tuesday. The money was raised from proceeds generated from the recent Zombie Walk and were divided with Harvest Ministries. (Mark Wilson...

Fifth annual Heart Gallery hopes to create families

November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Attendees check out the photographs on display during the Heart Gallery reception in honor of National Adoption Month, Tuesday evening, at the Chaves County Administration Building. (Mark Wilson Photo) For dozens of children in Chaves County, the holidays may...