News archive from 1 October 2011

Phoenix small-business owners wary of Jobs Act

After spending weeks examining the American Jobs Act proposed by President Barack Obama, members of north Phoenix's small-business community are skeptical that the plan is a viable solution to unemployment. Obama proposed the $447 billion jobs bill on...

 
Move East Not on E.U's Agenda for the Moment

Move East Not on E.U's Agenda for the Moment

BERLIN - European Union leaders ruled out any further enlargement to the east as they ended a two-day summit meeting in Warsaw on Friday. They, nevertheless, issued a declaration “acknowledging the European aspiration and the European choice” of those...

 

'Ambassadors' promote solar energy in Southwest Valley

New energy programs in Goodyear and Buckeye hope to close the gap between the number of people interested in solar-powered homes and those who actually put the system on their roofs. Working with a non-profit called Arizona SmartPower, elected leaders...

 

Chipotle founder tries new Asian format

WASHINGTON - Suppose Chipotle took its wildly popular Mexican concept and gave it an Asian twist. You can stop supposing -- and start waiting in line. The lunch-hour line to enter the newly opened ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen curves out the door,...

 
Court Rules on Side of Maids' Rights to Residency

Court Rules on Side of Maids' Rights to Residency

HONG KONG - A law that bars foreign domestic workers from seeking permanent residency in Hong Kong is unconstitutional, a court ruled on Friday in an initial yet significant decision on an issue that has divided this territory. Connect With Us on...

 

Live chat: Real-time scores, updates, analysis from tonight's biggest HS football games, 7 p.m.

As you're getting ready for Friday night high school football join SportsDayHS' Corbett Smith for a new drive-time chat Fridays at 3 p.m. Corbett will take questions for about an hour then we'll reopen the chat at 7 p.m. for our normal Friday night...

Dallas News, 17:05 in Sport
 

Yankees' Triple-A team shifts 2012 home games to Rochester, other sites during park overhaul

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Yankees' top farm team is hitting the road for its home games next year, playing most of them at Frontier Field in Rochester, N.Y. Officials say Friday that 37 of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees games...

 

Ford CEO pressed to explain anti-bailout ad

DETROIT (Reuters) - The Republican chairman of a congressional oversight panel has asked Ford Motor Co to explain why it pulled a TV commercial critical of the Obama administration's auto bailout. In a letter sent on Thursday, Darrell Issa, chairman...

 

Feds up ante for Mesa's Gateway Airport

Replete with a showgirl, promotional gifts and lower-than-usual discount fares, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport officials sprinkled this week's announcement of airline service to Las Vegas with a bit of Sin City glitter. But a more significant...

 

'Noah' is ready in case of tsunami, quake

TOKYO - A small Japanese company has developed a modern, miniature version of Noah's Ark in case Japan is hit by another massive earthquake and tsunami: a floating capsule that looks like a huge tennis ball. Japan's Cosmo Power says its...

 

MCAS error caused lower performance levels in math

MALDEN, Mass.-Massachusetts education officials said Friday that more than 3,000 students who passed the spring 2011 Grade 10 MCAS math test achieved a higher performance level than first indicated. The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and...

 

Live chat: Discuss Rays-Rangers; can C.J. win Game 1?

Discuss every Rangers-Rays ALDS game before, during and after the contest with our writers and editors on SportsDayDFW.com. Our Game 1 chat starts at 3:15 p.m. with Evan Grant, Rangers beat writer for The Dallas Morning News and SportsDayDFW.com...

Dallas News, 17:09 in Sport
 

Live chat: Discuss Rays-Rangers; can C.J. Wilson win Game 1?

Discuss every Rangers-Rays ALDS game before, during and after the contest with our writers and editors on SportsDayDFW.com. Our Game 1 chat starts at 3:15 p.m. with Evan Grant, Rangers beat writer for The Dallas Morning News and SportsDayDFW.com...

Dallas News, 17:12 in Sport
 

'Body' has aged beautifully

We're in the midst of a brief, ad hoc performance symposium in some ways as a trio of postmodern giants come to town to exhibit work ranging from the brand new to pieces dating back several decades. Twyla Tharp is creating a premiere, David Gordon...

 
Fall book preview

Fall book preview

It's tempting, looking at the fall's books, to think of this as a political season. Dick Cheney got it started with "In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir," and in November we'll see a different (and perhaps conflicting?) take when...

 

News Widget for Webmasters

Newsrt at twitter

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31