Regional News

Checking Facbook, tourist walks off end of pier

December 18, 2013 5:17 am

Another person nearby called for help after watching the woman, head down as she looked at her phone, stroll off the pier. The young woman thanked rescuers when she was pulled out of the water 30 minutes after she took the plunge. “When we brought her on board one of the first things she did was apologize […]

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Package Holiday Revival Helps TUI AG

December 18, 2013 5:11 am

The revival of the package holiday helped TUI Travel's profits last week – this week it's the turn of its parent group TUI AG. The German travel and tourism group has just reported a surprise full year net profit of 4.3 million euros. Analysts had been predicting a loss of more than 27 million euros. […]

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How to Make Mini Candy Cane Milano Cookies for Santa

December 18, 2013 5:00 am

Adorable and deliciously minty Milano Minis Candy Canes inspired us to develop a homemade mini Milano cookies. But we had to take it one step further and decorate the tiny treats with colored candy melts, crushed candy canes, and festive sprinkles. Watch the video to see how easy it is to make candy cane Milano […]

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Cornell University Researchers 3-D Printed a Working Loudspeaker

December 18, 2013 4:56 am

Researchers at Cornell University 3D-printed a fully-functional loudspeaker. The team says each and every part is 3D printed, not just the shell.

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Obamas, Biden To Snub Russian Olympic Games

December 18, 2013 4:53 am

The White House announced President Obama, Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden would be sitting out the Sochi Winter Games.

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Stores Staying Open For Days At A Time In Response To Christmas Rush

December 18, 2013 4:52 am

In response to an increased demand for later hours from holiday shoppers, stores are staying open later and later this year.

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Small Plane Crash in Northwest Atlanta Kills 2

December 18, 2013 4:25 am

Two people died when their small plane hit a wooded area near a northwest Atlanta neighborhood. Nobody on the ground was hurt. (Dec. 18)

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South Sudan Clashes Kill 400-500

December 18, 2013 4:12 am

More than 16 thousand people have sought shelter after two days of intense fighting in South Sudan's capital, Juba. Many of the displaced take refuge in a UN compound next to Juba airport. Aid workers say the number of refugees is rising and food supplies are running low. The UN says up to 500 people […]

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Is the US Economy on the Mend?

December 18, 2013 4:11 am

A few months ago, the Fed signalled that it would soon be time to start cutting back on that extra help. So is the world's biggest economy truly on the mend?

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Minnesota Exchange Chief Resigns Amid Criticism

December 18, 2013 3:47 am

The head of Minnesota's health insurance marketplace resigned Tuesday after facing criticism over the troubled rollout and a questionably timed vacation in Costa Rica. April Todd-Malmlov submitted her resignation during an emergency closed session of the government board of MNsure, Minnesota's version of the insurance exchange that's tied to the federal health care overhaul. She […]

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