News archive from 3 June 2011

Moroccan dies of wounds sustained in protests

RABAT A member of Morocco's main opposition Islamist group died Thursday from wounds sustained during a pro-reform demonstration several days earlier, a spokesman for the movement said. Khaled al-Amari, 30, died in a hospital after being beaten at a...

 

Sugar Land 7th-grader perfect in Spelling Bee, but doesn"t advance

Sivateja Tangirala"s bid for a national spelling title was cut short Wednesday when the Sugar Land student failed to qualify for the semifinal round of the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Tangirala is one of 275 spellers who participated in...

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Suspicious envelope with white substance mailed to Snyder

Lansing - Officials from the FBI and the U.S. Postal Service are investigating a suspicious letter containing a white substance that was sent to Gov. Rick Snyder's office. The letter was intercepted by an employee of the ground-floor mailroom of the...

 

McCullough 'seriously looking at' challenging Stabenow in 2012

Mackinac Island- Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner John McCulloch said today he is "seriously looking at" a 2012 challenge to U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and expects to decide within 30 days. McCulloch, 55, told The Detroit News at...

 
Federal government’s latest job report expected to show sluggish hiring as economy gets weaker

Federal government’s latest job report expected to show sluggish hiring as economy gets weaker

WASHINGTON - Hiring may be slowing after months of healthy job gains that helped drive economic growth. The government’s May jobs report, to be released Friday, is expected to cement evidence that the economy has weakened in the face of high energy...

 

Snyder, business leaders announce $3B 'toolkit'

Mackinac Island- Gov. Rick Snyder and business leaders announced a $3 billion program today to increase borrowing and selling opportunities for Michigan businesses. Snyder said Pure Michigan Business Connect "is the cornerstone of a new toolkit...

 

McCullough 'seriously looking at' challenging Stabenow in 2012

Mackinac Island- Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner John McCulloch said today he is "seriously looking at" a 2012 challenge to U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and expects to decide within 30 days. McCulloch, 55, told The Detroit News at...

 

Goldman Sachs, Orbitz, Yahoo, Joy Global are among big market movers Thursday

NEW YORK - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Goldman Sachs Group Inc., down $1.79 at $134.38 The investment bank was subpoenaed by the Manhattan District Attorney’s...

 

It's here: Groupon files for hotly anticipated IPO

SAN FRANCISCO - Rapidly growing online coupon seller Groupon Inc. is offering its most tantalizing deal yet - an initial public offering of stock likely to intensify a debate about whether an investment bubble is forming around promising but still...

 

Jules' Undersea Lodge

Key Largo "Jules' Undersea Lodge has been featured on "Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous", in " Sports Illustrated Swim Suit Issue", in countless magazines and newspapers, and on every major television network in the world....

 

Expedia, Groupon create travel deal website

* Expedia, Groupon to launch travel deal website * Groupon Getaways to start in late June CHICAGO, June 2 (Reuters Life!) - Online coupon service Groupon and online travel agency Expedia Inc have created a

 

Expedia, Groupon create travel deal website

* Expedia, Groupon to launch travel deal website * Groupon Getaways to start in late June Topics Groupon, Inc. Trips and Vacations Expedia Incorporated See more topics » X

 

The Frugal Traveler: Smart phone applications for family road trips

Traveling with children makes handling unexpected hurdles with ease a huge priority. Having the proper affordable travel apps for your smart phone keeps you clutter-free and ready for anything. Here are some of my favorites for family road trips....

 
Free Wi-Fi can cost you

Free Wi-Fi can cost you

After oxygen, your wallet and cell phone, nothing is more vital to the business traveler than wireless Internet. It is our connection to work, home, fantasy sports teams and shopping. On the hotel, cafe or convention center networks, we flip through...

 

American Airlines will make passengers check big strollers before getting to the gate

DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines is requiring passengers to check large strollers at the ticket counter instead of waiting until they get to their departure gate. That means parents won't be able to push their children from the counter to the gate in...

 

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