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Yankees lose Game 1 and Jeter

NEW YORK — The New York Yankees lost the AL championship series opener and their captain when Derek Jeter broke his left ankle moments after Detroit’s Delmon Young doubled home the go-ahead run in the 12th inning, giving the Tigers a bizarre, 6-4, win on Saturday. In a game of wild swings and wild swings […]

October 14, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

22 saved from sinking boat in San Francisco Bay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly two dozen people who were enjoying a bachelor party on what’s billed as San Francisco Bay’s only “floating wine tasting room” are OK after their boat hit a shoal near Alcatraz Island and began sinking Friday night, officials said. The 45-foot Neptune hit the shoal around 8:42 p.m. and started […]

October 14, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Online voter registration proves popular

By Don Thompson SACRAMENTO (AP) — A new law allowing Californians to register to vote online appears to be having its intended effect, attracting more than 400,000 users in its first three weeks. That may not be good news for Republicans. Nearly a third of online registrants were younger than 26 and were 2 1/2 […]

October 16, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Shuttle inches toward retirement home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At every turn of Endeavour’s stop-and-go commute through urban streets, a constellation of spectators trailed along as the space shuttle ploddingly nosed past stores, schools, churches and front yards. Having escaped out of Earth’s atmosphere two dozen times, Endeavour’s slow-speed trek Saturday to its retirement center took it through the working […]

October 14, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Propositions 30 and 38 at a glance

SACRAMENTO — Details of propositions 30 and 38 on the Nov. 6 ballot: Proposition 30 (Gov. Jerry Brown’s initiative): Who pays: Individuals with taxable income above $250,000 will pay higher income tax rates, on a sliding scale, for seven years. All Californians, regardless of income level, will pay a quarter-cent higher sales tax rate for […]

October 14, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Federal deficit tops $1 trillion for fourth year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit has topped $1 trillion for a fourth straight year. But a modest improvement in economic growth helped narrow the gap by $207 billion compared with last year. The Treasury Department said Friday that the deficit for the 2012 budget year totaled $1.1 trillion. Tax revenue rose 6.4 percent […]

October 14, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Stock market has its worst week since June

Stocks closed out their worst week since June after investors looked over third-quarter corporate earnings reports and decided there wasn’t much to get excited about. The big indexes were mixed on Friday. But they were all down more than 2 percent for the week. That was their worst weekly showing since the Standard & Poor’s […]

October 14, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Gasoline helps drive up wholesale prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second month of sharp gains in gasoline costs drove wholesale prices higher in September. But outside of the surge in energy, prices were well contained. Wholesale prices rose 1.1 percent in September following a 1.7 percent gain in August which had been the largest one-month increase in more than three years, […]

October 12, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Space shuttle pauses on 12-mile trip to L.A. museum

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At its prime, the space shuttle Endeavour cruised around the Earth at 17,500 mph, faster than a speeding bullet. In retirement, it’s crawling along at a sluggish 2 mph, a pace that rush-hour commuters can sympathize with. Endeavour’s 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from […]

October 12, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

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