Archive for February 2nd, 2013

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American Fuel Up On Cheaper Gas Over The Border Of Mexico

Undocumented in the U.S.: 11 million and counting

While many do enter the country illegally from Mexico, Central America, and the Philippines, as many as 40 percent have simply overstayed their visas.
Annual Groundhog's Day Ritual Held In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania

Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early end to winter

It's a tradition that goes back to 1887, and while he's not always correct, the Punxsutawney, Pa., groundhog still has a massive following.
Cold Snap Endangers California Citrus Crop
The freezing temperatures in Southern California in recent weeks carried a price - higher gas bills for the month of January.

Blogs

"The attackers were extremely sophisticated, and we believe other companies and organizations have also been recently similarly attacked," Twitter's information security director said.
solar plant
With the Golden State mandating that 33 percent of electricity be generated from renewables by the end of the decade, there are 227 proposed solar projects in the pipeline statewide.
Chris Culliver is scheduled to begin working with "The Trevor Project," an organization that provides crisis and suicide intervention to LGBT youth.
Mercer 3471
After the priest files were released, retired Cardinal Mahoney was relieved of his administration duties by Archbishop Gomez who described the files as "brutal and painful" reading.

Photo of Obama firing a shotgun misses mark with critics

“Attn skeet birthers. Make our day — let the photoshop conspiracies begin!” White House senior adviser David Plouffe tweeted to his followers Saturday morning.
The implosion early Saturday — which had been months in the planning — turned the mighty structure into a smoking heap of concrete. The goal is to one day turn the site into a park.

Programs

Off-Ramp

Episode: All the letters in the Great American Novel, out of order: Off-Ramp for February 2, 2013
Richard Thompson
Getting his start in Fairport Convention, the legendary British folk rock band, Thompson's songs have been performed by REM, Loudon Wainwright and Los Lobos.

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