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GOP still on top of Colorado
voter turnout

KUSA-TV [Denver], by Brandon Rittiman

Original Article

Posted By:BaseballFan, 10/29/2012 4:17:20 PM

DENVER - In early voting figures released Monday, Republicans in Colorado were still turning out in greater numbers than Democrats, though their lead tightened from the week before. To date, 804,000 ballots were cast. Here are the party affiliations of those voters: - 38 percent Republicans - 36 percent Democrats - 26 percent Unaffiliated/third party This represents a 2-point turnout lead for the GOP in Colorado. Last week's report showed a 3-point advantage.

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Posted By: BaseballFan- 7/31/2013 3:25:20 PM     Post Reply
CLEVELAND — The Plain Dealer in Cleveland cut about a third of its newsroom staff Wednesday, months after announcing it was reducing home delivery of the newspaper, union leaders said. About 50 reporters, photographers, page designers and other Newspaper Guild-covered employees received layoff notices, according to the guild. (Snip) The Plain Dealer, beginning next week, will reduce home delivery to three days a week while also providing a “bonus” home-delivered edition on Saturdays.

   

 

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Posted By: BaseballFan- 7/31/2013 9:56:21 AM     Post Reply
Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s transition office chief and the wife of embattled New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, is expected to take extended vacation time from her job with the former first lady in the coming days, sources told POLITICO. The move is not a leave of absence, two sources familiar with the move insisted, and it’s not precisely clear when she will depart for her vacation time from her day job.

Former employees
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Posted By: BaseballFan- 7/30/2013 10:49:22 AM     Post Reply
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Amazon announced plans Monday to hire 7,000 workers for its U.S. operation, with most jobs offering pay and benefits far above typical retail wages, the company said. The online retail giant is expected to hire 5,000 new employees across 13 states and another 2,000 for their call centers. The announcement came as a surprise to some people who used to work for the company. “They would constantly, like say, oh yea, we’re really really busy, we’re really really busy today, we’ll be on mandatory overtime."

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Posted By: BaseballFan- 7/29/2013 2:31:08 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: BaseballFan- 7/17/2013 8:25:34 PM     Post Reply
ELOY, Ariz. - A 19-year-old man and a 21-year-old man, who has already been deported 11 times, were arrested after running from deputies on Tuesday. A Pinal County Sheriff´s deputy was driving on I-8 near I-10 when he attempted to pull a car over for a traffic violation. The vehicle ignored the deputy, crossed over the eastbound lanes of traffic and stopped suddenly. (Snip) Border Patrol officials told deputies Jupa-Fino had been deported 11 times during the last three years for entering the US illegally.

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Posted By: BaseballFan- 7/17/2013 10:44:40 AM     Post Reply
DENVER - Denver police released a sketch of a man they believe shot and killed a Buckley Air Force Base airman during a fight in LoDo early Saturday morning. Shaquille Hargrove, 19, of Wilson, North Carolina, was with a large group of people when he was shot to death in a popular area of downtown Denver as nearby bars were closing for the night. Witnesses describe the shooter as a a light-skinned black male with acne. He is in his 20s and is approximately 5-foot 7" tall. He weighs between 160-180 pounds.

   

 

  


 
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Posted By: BaseballFan- 7/7/2013 6:54:50 PM     Post Reply
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Associated Press, by Andrew Welsh-Huggins    Original Article
Posted By: BaseballFan- 6/4/2013 8:40:43 PM     Post Reply
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University President Gordon Gee abruptly announced his retirement Tuesday after he came under fire for jokingly referring to ``those damn Catholics´´ at Notre Dame and poking fun at the academic quality of other schools. The remarks were first reported last week by The Associated Press, and Ohio State at the time called them unacceptable and said it had placed Gee on a ``remediation plan´´ to change his behavior.

Ohio St trustees: More
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Associated Press, by Andrew Welsh-Huggins    Original Article
Posted By: BaseballFan- 5/31/2013 9:06:33 PM     Post Reply
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The president of Ohio State University could be fired for any more verbal gaffes, trustees told him in a letter that said his mockery of Notre Dame, Roman Catholics and the Southeastern Conference have embarrassed and divided the university and run the risk of diminishing the effectiveness of its efforts. Trustees warned Gordon Gee that comments or actions he makes detracting from Ohio State´s core values are not productive and are unacceptable, according to a copy of the March 11 letter obtained Friday by The Associated Press.

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Posted By: BaseballFan- 5/25/2013 8:50:05 PM     Post Reply
Beverly - This Sunday, the streets of Beverly will look just like they always do. And that’s the problem, some veterans say. The city has cancelled its annual Memorial Day parade for what’s believed to be the first time since the end of the Civil War. Many veterans who were gathered at the Herman A. Spear American Legion Post on Friday night are upset by the decision. “It’s not right to me,” says Ron Innocenti. He is a Vietnam veteran who has not only marched in the city’s Memorial Day parade in the past, he says he has also been its grand marshal. He hates to cancel because

   

 

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As Americans prepare for Memorial Day—the official kickoff to a summer grilling season of burgers and T-bones—rising beef prices have some consumers balking in the grocery aisles. Retail beef prices are widely expected to set new records in coming weeks after wholesale prices, or the amount meatpackers charge sellers for beef, hit an all-time peak this past week. After achieving new highs for three weeks, choice-grade beef, the most common variety in the U.S., jumped to $2.1137 a pound Thursday, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.



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