News archive from 14 October 2014

Get comfortable with job interviews

Get comfortable with job interviews

I have been on four interviews in two months. Each time, they sent an e-mail saying they went with another candidate. I'm worried I'm doing something wrong. Is there a way to ask them? Dale: Step back and ask yourself this: Was I better on the fourth...

 
Meet with leader to discuss ways to qualify for raise

Meet with leader to discuss ways to qualify for raise

I have been with my company for 10 years; during that time I've received a few raises but found out that a number of my co-workers, past and present, were given more raises or raises in greater amounts. My reviews have been consistently good and I've...

 
Oct. 12, 2014: Most expensive homes sold in metro Phoenix this past week

Oct. 12, 2014: Most expensive homes sold in metro Phoenix this past week

A hotel executive, the principals of a health-care consulting firm, a financial consultant and a pediatrician are among the buyers and sellers in this week's priciest home sales. $3,815,000 Echo Canyon Real Estate Group, a Delaware limited liability...

 
Plan ahead to avoid Halloween costume pitfalls

Plan ahead to avoid Halloween costume pitfalls

Brace yourself for a silly Halloween story. I fell in love last year with an adorable scarecrow costume for my then-2-year-old. At that point, he was pretty pliable. He wasn't into every dinosaur known to the history books, and it was before...

 
Clergy arrested in 'Ferguson October' march

Clergy arrested in 'Ferguson October' march

Video Keywords Blu-ray Protestors marched to the Ferguson Police Department Monday morning as October's "Moral Monday" continued. In one poignant moment, a crying protestor embraced a police officer as onlookers applauded. Video...

 
While nurse is quarantined, her dog remains at home

While nurse is quarantined, her dog remains at home

DALLAS — A Dallas nurse diagnosed with the Ebola virus over the weekend graduated four years ago from Texas Christian University's nursing program, her family said Monday. Nina Pham, 26, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, became...

 
Christie heirs gamble on his White House potential

Christie heirs gamble on his White House potential

TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie's designs on the White House has triggered jockeying for position among potential successors three years before Christie's term ends. The prospect that the Republican governor will leave office early to pursue a...

 

Woman gives birth hours after learning she's pregnant

(NEWSER) – When Kim Walsh went to the doctor complaining of abdominal pain and was told she was pregnant and going into labor, she was shocked—and not just because she didn't know she was pregnant. The 38-year-old suffers from polycystic ovary...

 
Survey: Officers sleep more than enlisted sailors at sea

Survey: Officers sleep more than enlisted sailors at sea

A recent survey found Navy officers are twice as likely as enlisted sailors to get seven to eight hours of sleep each night at sea, the minimum recommended by medical professionals, despite their increased responsibility and higher pay. In the survey...

 
CDC: 91 JFK travelers screened for Ebola

CDC: 91 JFK travelers screened for Ebola

Since enhanced screening for Ebola began Saturday at New York's John F. Kennedy airport, 91 travelers were identified from West Africa, but none had symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "None of them had...

 
Marine Corps prepares for gender test for co-ed units

Marine Corps prepares for gender test for co-ed units

In the coming month or so, Camp Lejeune, N.C., will be transformed into a laboratory as some 90 researchers and 650 Marine Corps volunteers and staffers embark on a first-of-its kind experiment to test the dynamics of co-ed units in combat. The work...

 
Strangers give war veteran a surprise of a lifetime

Strangers give war veteran a surprise of a lifetime

When soldiers return home from overseas tours, many of them are welcomed home with parties and hugs from family and friends. This Iraq war veterangot an even bigger welcome back surprise when strangers paid to have his prized 1965 Ford Mustang...

 
Worst Halloween costume of the year? Ebola health worker

Worst Halloween costume of the year? Ebola health worker

The Ebola outbreak has been dominating the national conversation recently, even inspiring Halloween costume ideas. According to chatter on social media, people are thinking of dressing up as Ebola health care workers, complete with protective hazmat...

 
Wind sends bounce house flying, hurting two toddlers

Wind sends bounce house flying, hurting two toddlers

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Police and fire officials on Monday were working to find out why an inflatable bounce house lifted off the ground and flew some 40 feet across a farm before crashing down and injuring two toddlers who were inside. Authorities said...

 
Hayrides in many states face few regulations

Hayrides in many states face few regulations

A 17-year-old girl died and 22 other people were injured after a Halloween-themed hayride careened down a hill, struck a tree and overturned in Maine. MECHANIC FALLS, Maine — As authorities investigate the death of a teen this past weekend in a...

 

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