News archive from 6 September 2012

Schedule for Home Depot free adult DIY project workshops for September

Schedule for Home Depot free adult DIY project workshops for September

(Birmingham News/ Mark Almond)Here's a schedule of free September workshops happening at Home Depot, including class description, date and time: Fall Planting & Lawn Maintenance • Feed, seed and control weeds your lawn in the fall for a...

 

Worker who lost job after Bain bought company speaks to Dems

By Tracie Mauriello / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Pennsylvanians --- including the mayor of Philadelphia, the head of the AFL-CIO, and the U.S. secretary of agriculture -- will be in the spotlight tonight and tomorrow during the...

 

Bears' Urlacher, Podlesh participate in practice

Lovie Smith has said all along the Chicago Bears have been making progress with injured players as they move toward the season opener Sunday at Soldier Field. The team took a big step on Wednesday at Halas Hall as middle linebacker Brian Urlacher...

 

Israeli Gaza strike kills 4 Palestinian militants

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip A Palestinian health official in Gaza says four men have been killed in an Israeli airstrike. Ashraf al-Kidra says the airstrike hit the central Gaza district of Maghazi on Wednesday evening. The Israeli military said the men...

 

News Summary: Blackhawk IPO

SHOPPING LIST: Safeway Inc. said it plans to take its gift card business, Blackhawk Network Inc., public. The grocery chain said Wednesday that it plans to file a registration statement for the initial public offering of a minority stake in the...

 

News Summary: Metals, oil struggle for direction

SWEET WHEAT: Wheat prices fell, as did those of corn and soybeans. Rain this week has made investors more optimistic about how much farmers will be able to harvest after a summer drought. IMPERFECT STORMS: Hurricane Isaac passed last week without...

 

H&R Block posts smaller 1Q loss as costs decline

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- H&R Block is reporting a smaller loss for its fiscal first quarter, as the nation's largest tax preparer cut its spending. Kansas City-based Block says it stemmed its loss through cost-cutting plans. Its year-ago results also...

 

Wheat prices slip as Isaac becomes a memory

Prices for wheat, corn and soybeans fell on Wednesday as farmers welcomed rain in some parts of the country and damage from Hurricane Isaac last week appeared to be less than initially feared. The price of wheat for December delivery fell the most,...

 

Discuss the Cowboys-Giants game with our writers, readers at 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a live chat during the Cowboys-Giants game starting at 6:30 p.m. featuring the questions and comments of our readers and observations from our staff writers and columnists at the game. Offer your thoughts or queries in the Coveritlive...

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Israeli Gaza strike kills 4 Palestinian militants

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - A Palestinian health official in Gaza says four men have been killed in an Israeli airstrike. Ashraf al-Kidra says the airstrike hit the central Gaza district of Maghazi on Wednesday evening. The Israeli military said the men...

 

Sharapova beats Bartoli to reach U.S. Open semis

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova clawed her way out of trouble to beat Marion Bartoli 3-6 6-3 6-4 on Wednesday and reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open for the first time in six years. The Russian fought back after losing the rain-interrupted...

 
Djokovic moves on at US Open when Wawrinka retires

Djokovic moves on at US Open when Wawrinka retires

NEW YORK -- Defending champion Novak Djokovic advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open when Stanislas Wawrinka retired while trailing in the third set. Djokovic was leading 6-4, 6-1, 3-1 on Wednesday when Wawrinka ended the match. It was not...

 
Votto's return doesn't help Reds against Phillies

Votto's return doesn't help Reds against Phillies

CINCINNATI -- Not even the return of All-Star first baseman Joey Votto was enough to help the Cincinnati Reds win a series from the Philadelphia Phillies. Votto went 2-for-3 with a walk in his first game since July 15, but Erik Kratz hit a three-run...

 

SuperValu to close 60 underperforming stores

NEW YORK -- Supervalu says it's closing another 60 underperforming stores this fiscal year, as it struggles to turn around its business. The Eden Prairie, Minn.-based grocery store operator says the closures include Albertsons, ACME and Save-A-Lot...

 

Iowa doctor charged with 8 counts of manslaughter

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A Des Moines doctor has been charged with eight counts of involuntary manslaughter for allegedly prescribing large amounts of narcotic painkillers to patients who fatally overdosed, including a metal band's founder. The Des Moines...

 

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