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Ill. lawmakers hope to fix budget, adjourn, IL

May 30, 2009 2:19 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers are up against a ticking clock as they try to close a massive hole in the state budget.The legislative session is scheduled to end at Sunday at midnight. If they miss that deadline...

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May 30, 2009 2:03 pm | by RACHELLE GINES - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — With their 2009 session scheduled to end on Monday, Nevada lawmakers kept working over the weekend on still-pending measures covering a wide range of issues.The Assembly gave final legislative...

Island bankruptcies rise, HI

May 30, 2009 1:58 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii bankruptcy filings continue to grow as the state's economy falters.The Office of the U.S. Trustee reports that preliminary data show the number of bankruptcy filings increased 60.4 percent in May from...


States' rights resolution passes House, TX

May 30, 2009 1:58 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has approved a controversial states' rights resolution championed by Republican Gov. Rick Perry.Supporters say the resolution is a reminder to Congress in response to federal expansion....

Batesville to get $1.8 million to help redo plant, AR

May 30, 2009 1:53 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BATESVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Conversion of an industrial plant to allow a workforce expansion of hundreds of jobs will be paid for in part with a $1.8 million federal grant awarded to the city, according to members of the...

Calif. gay marriage opponents gear up for rallies, US

May 30, 2009 1:43 pm | by GARANCE BURKE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of gay marriage supporters marched in rural, conservative California, but before the dusty roads could clear, opponents of same-sex couples planned to take to the streets to renew their resolve...

NTSB recommends contingency plans, 1st Ld-Writethru, UT

May 30, 2009 1:42 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending charter bus companies come up with better contingency plans to deal with crashes in remote areas.The NTSB says crashes such as the one near...

HL:Jack Layton to spread virtues of Canadian universal health care to White House@

May 30, 2009 1:37 pm | by Tamsyn Burgmann@Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — Armed with the virtues of Canadian health care, Jack Layton is heading to Washington this week, hoping to bolster President Barack Obama's intentions to reform the American health system.The federal New Democrat...


City makes push to keep NAACP in Baltimore, MD

May 30, 2009 1:32 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Development Corp. is making a push to keep the NAACP's national headquarters in the city.The civil rights organization announced in 2006 that it would move its offices to Washington, but the...

Hawaiian bill unlikely before state's anniversary, HI

May 30, 2009 1:27 pm | by MARK NIESSE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

HONOLULU (AP) — A national measure to give Native Hawaiians similar rights as American Indians could still be approved this year, but other national priorities are likely to delay action by Congress until after the 50th...

Memorial officials want to fence park, 1st Ld-Writethru, MO

May 30, 2009 1:17 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The group that runs the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City wants to encircle the memorial grounds with fence as part of a security upgrade to protect the monument and National World War I Museum. But...

Tailfins, V-8s and Corvettes: The wake of an icon

May 30, 2009 1:11 pm | by BY JOHN PORRETTO - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

For generations, General Motors fueled America's love affair with the automobile, building cars that defined their owners' status in life and the industrial might of the nation. But less than a year after entering its second...

Lege enters final weekend with work to do, 3rd Ld-Writethru, TX

May 30, 2009 1:11 pm | by JIM VERTUNO - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Time is running out on the Texas Legislature.The House and Senate each went home Saturday night, putting off until Sunday votes on several major issues, including how to restore the depleted windstorm...

Washington State eliminates Wichita State 3-2, BBC

May 30, 2009 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Washington State got back-to-back homers from Derek Jones and Jared Prince in the sixth inning Saturday to beat Wichita State 3-2 in an NCAA regional elimination game.The Cougars (32-24) had managed just...

CanArgo Energy Corporation: Q1 Results 2009

May 30, 2009 12:44 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CanArgo Energy Corporation ("CanArgo" or the "Company") (OSLO: CNR)(PINK SHEETS: CANR) today reported results for the three months ending March 31, 2009.Operating Revenues from Continuing Operations for the three month...


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