List by Month: 5-2012

New Poll Shows close race between Obama and Romney In swing states

05.03.12 | Bob Price

The up-and-down race between President Obama and Mitt Romney continues to bounce around.

Nat'l Day of Prayer comes on heels of widely publisized expressions of Faith

05.03.12 | Bob Price

The National Day of Prayer, which is marked today, falls amid a resurgence of faith in the public realm.

The Scream heard round the World

05.03.12 | Bob Price

One of the most iconic images in art history - Edvard Munch's "The Scream" - has become the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction.

Bin Laden's last words ...go online

05.03.12 | Bob Price

In letters from his last hideout, Osama bin Laden fretted about dysfunction in his terrorist network and the loss of trust from Muslims he wished to incite against their government and the West.

Smokers Fighting Back Against Bans In New York State

05.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Empire State smokers are revolting against a new state law that bans them from lighting up in public parks. Smokers are hopping map about a new rule that prohibits them from using New York's nearly 200 state parks, and as historic sites as ash ...

P.A. Having A Hard Time Enforcing Texting And Driving Law

05.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Just thirty-one tickets have been issued by state police since the new texting and driving law went into effect nearly two months ago. "Back then, I mean, you saw some people doing it and I'm sure there's people doing it now, it's just being at the ...

America Fails To Land List Of Top 10 Countries For Internet Speed

05.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Are you ever frustrated with your internet speeds? There's a reason. America may be the most powerful country in the world-- but we are not the fastest online. We're not even close. A group is out with the top nine countries with the fastest ...

New N.Y. Lawyers May Have To Work For Free Before They Can Land A Job

05.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New lawyers in the Empire state are going to have to provide hours of free legal work before they can join the bar. A New York Court of Appeals chief judge unveiled new licensing regulations requiring new lawyers to donate 50 hours of pro-bono work ...

Federal Judge Stops Texas Law on Women's Health

05.01.12 | Bob Price

A federal judge in Austin has stopped Texas from banning Planned Parenthood from participating in the state's Women's Health Program.

May Day Protests feature Immigrant, labor and Occupy Groups

05.01.12 | Bob Price

The most visible organizing effort by anti-Wall Street groups since Occupy encampments were dismantled last fall are being planned for May Day, a change from recent years when protests on the international workers' holiday focused on immigrant ...

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