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Visitor center offers wide range of attractions, WY

May 20, 2009 11:38 am | by KRISTY GRAYAssociated Press | News | Comments

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — His paw didn't fit in the bison, the mule deer or the pronghorn."I'm not an elk," he said and moved to the next animal track molded in hard rubber.Neither was 7-year-old Pace Harmon a moose, a black bear or a cougar."Oh, look, Grandma. This matches," he said, spreading his five...

Post-Doctoral Bridge Program Adds 18 Ph.D.'s to Management Education Market

May 20, 2009 11:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATTENTION: Education, Business editorsTAMPA, Fla., May 20 (AScribe Newswire) -- Another AACSB-endorsed Post-Doctoral Bridge to Business Program graduated its first group of students - bringing the total number of academically qualified Ph.D.'s for the management education market to 52...

Following is a list of news events for Thursday, May 21 as of 3:30 p.m. ET:

May 20, 2009 11:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage.Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local unless otherwise noted.Queries about these events and stories in The Canadian Press report should be directed to the departments listed below (all phone numbers 416...

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Allwine, voice of Mickey Mouse for 32 years, dies, 1st Ld-Writethru, US

May 20, 2009 11:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wayne Allwine, the actor who voiced Mickey Mouse for more than 30 years, has died.The Walt Disney Co. says Allwine died Monday of complications from diabetes, with Russi Taylor, his wife of 20 years and the voice of Minnie Mouse, by his side. He was 62."Wayne dedicated his entire...

Man sought in deaths of 4 Americans in Mexico, US

May 20, 2009 11:38 am | by ELLIOT SPAGAT - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mexican and U.S. authorities investigating the deaths of four Americans found in Tijuana, Mexico, are searching for a fifth person who might also have fallen victim.Ernesto Murguia Ochoa, 22, rented a house in Tijuana where Mexican authorities found identification cards of the dead...

de consumo e otimizacao de combustivel para a easyJet Aerospace Writers/Business Editors

May 20, 2009 11:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

RESTON, Va. - EUA-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — 20 de Maio de 2009-- A Optimized Systems and Solutions Inc. (OSyS), subsidiaria plena da Rolls-Royce plc, ajudara a easyJet, importante linha aerea de baixo custo, a continuar otimizando sua eficacia em termos de combustivel.A OSyS prestara servicos de...

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CBS' schedule for the fall TV season, US

May 20, 2009 11:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CBS' prime-time schedule for the fall:Monday8 p.m. — "How I Met Your Mother"8:30 p.m. — "Accidentally on Purpose"9 p.m. — "Two and a Half Men"9:30 p.m. — "The Big Bang Theory"10 p.m. — "CSI: Miami"Tuesday8 p.m. — "NCIS"9 p.m. — "NCIS: Los Angeles"10 p.m. — "The Good Wife"Wednesday8 p.m. — "The New...

AC casinos' profits fell 38 pct in 1st quarter, 1st Ld-Writethru, APFN

May 20, 2009 11:37 am | by WAYNE PARRY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Heaping on the bad news, Atlantic City's 11 gambling halls reported Wednesday that their first-quarter gross operating profits were 38 percent lower than in 2008.The casinos earned $151.2 million in all the first three months of 2009, compared with $243.8 million in the...

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CB Richard Ellis completes $79M retail center sale, APFN

May 20, 2009 11:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — CB Richard Ellis Group Inc. said Wednesday it completed the $79 million sale of Crossroads Marketplace in Chino Hills, Calif.The buyer was SKT Investments, which assumed the seller's CMBS loan on the property.Philip D. Voorhees, Todd Goodman and Kirk Brummer of CBRE's...

Vorschlage zum Management und zur Optimierung der Treibstoffnutzung vorlegen. Aerospace Writers/Business Editors

May 20, 2009 11:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

RESTON, Va.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — 20. Mai 2009-- Optimized Systems and Solutions Inc. (OSyS), eine hundertprozentige Tochtergesellschaft von Rolls-Royce plc, hilft easyJet, einer der fuhrenden europaischen Billigfluggesellschaften, weitere Einsparungen im Treibstoffbereich zu erzielen.OSyS wird eine...

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General: School will meet increased troop demand, 1st Ld-Writethru, US

May 20, 2009 11:31 am | by KEVIN MAURER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — On the day Maj. Gen. Thomas R. Csrnko found out he was going to be a general in 2000, his commander asked him his goals. At the top of his list was to command the school that trains the Army's elite special operations soldiers.Now, 11 months after taking over the John F....

Explosive device detonates in Athens, no one hurt, 1st Ld-Writethru, EU

May 20, 2009 11:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A bomb exploded Wednesday outside a business consultancy in central Athens, but no one was hurt, police said.The explosion occurred shortly after 8:00 p.m. (1700GMT), shattering nearby windows and damaging the office, which was on the third floor of an apartment building.The...

Coal co. recalls miners to work on flood recovery, WV

May 20, 2009 11:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Coal producer Massey Energy Co. says it has called back 23 laid off workers to help with flood relief in southern West Virginia.Vice President of Surface Operations Mike Snelling says the miners were among approximately 60 laid off recently from Massey's Superior Surface...

Conn. House votes to open health insurance plan, 2nd Ld-Writethru, CT

May 20, 2009 11:31 am | by SUSAN HAIGH - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut legislators voted Wednesday to open the state's employee and retiree health insurance plan to municipalities, small businesses and nonprofit agencies even though the governor had already vetoed a similar bill.Supporters of the change, led by Democratic House...

Utility facing pressure to bolster green energy, 1st Ld-Writethru, ID

May 20, 2009 11:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Power Co. shareholders are scheduled to vote Thursday on whether to require the utility to do more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.The proposal is opposed by the board of IdaCorp, Idaho Power's parent company.If shareholders approve the proposal, Idaho Power would be...

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