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Archive for December 12th, 2008

No Blagojevich… As Court Asked to Declare Him ‘Unfit to Serve’

Posted by tothewire on December 12, 2008

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan asks the state's highest court to strip scandal-plagued Gov. Rod Blagojevich of his powers today during a press conference in Springfield, Ill.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan asks the state’s highest court to strip scandal-plagued Gov. Rod Blagojevich of his powers today during a press conference in Springfield, Ill.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan asked the state Supreme Court today to declare Governor Rod Blagojevich “unable to service,” setting in motion a process that could force him out of office by the end of the day. A spokesman for the Governor told ABC News that Blagojevich has no plans to resign, “at least today.” Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Crime, News, Politics | 3 Comments »

Confident It’s Caylee

Posted by tothewire on December 12, 2008

8_65_121108_usphotos7The defense team for the mother of missing Florida girl Caylee Anthony said the sheriff’s office is confident that skeletal remains found are those of the child.

Linda Kenney Baden, part of 22-year-old Casey Anthony’s defense team, said the Orange County Sheriff’s Office called them to say they believe the bones discovered in a wooded area near the Anthony home belong to Caylee because of the color of the hair and the appearance of the skull. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Crime, News | 10 Comments »

Thank You Cheru Jackson!

Posted by tothewire on December 12, 2008

This guy named Cheru Jackson has created and developed Alpha Inventions, and if you haven’t yet heard about it we encourage you to check into it!   We are not sure exactly how it works, but we know it does! Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Entertainment, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

Obama to Air Any Staff Talks About Senate Seat

Posted by tothewire on December 12, 2008

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CHICAGO — President-elect Barack Obama pledged Thursday to disclose any interaction between his transition team and the office of besieged Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich of Illinois, while declaring again that he and his staff had no involvement in deal-making over an appointment to his vacated Senate seat. Read the rest of this entry »

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Caylee Anthony’s Body Found

Posted by tothewire on December 12, 2008

 Small Child’s Remains Found Near Home of Caylee Anthony’s Family

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The skeletal remains of a small child were found Thursday near the home of missing Orlando girl Caylee Anthony’s family.

There was no immediate word on whether the bones, reportedly discovered wrapped in a plastic bag and bound with duct tape, were those of a boy or a girl. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Crime, News | 5 Comments »

Holiday Gifts for the Unemployed

Posted by tothewire on December 12, 2008

Give the pink-slipped people you know something they can put to good use in their quest for gainful employment and they'll be eternally grateful.
Give the pink-slipped people you know something they can put to good use in their quest for gainful employment and they’ll be eternally grateful.

Chances are, someone on your holiday gift list is one of the 1.9 million U.S. workers laid off this past year.You may be tempted to buy them a set of inspirational flash cards (“Tomorrow is a new day!”) or a motivational coffee mug (“Dare to reach for the stars!”).

Don’t. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in News, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

Auto Bailout Talks Collapse in the Senate

Posted by tothewire on December 12, 2008

061019bokloresWASHINGTON (AP) — A $14 billion emergency bailout for U.S. automakers collapsed in the Senate Thursday night after the United Auto Workers refused to accede to Republican demands for swift wage cuts.

The collapse came after bipartisan talks on the auto rescue broke down over GOP demands that the United Auto Workers union agree to steep wage cuts by 2009 to bring their pay into line with Japanese carmakers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Death Highlights Painful Condition

Posted by tothewire on December 12, 2008

Many Sufferers Struggle to Make Others Believe Pain of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Patients with CFS and ME often suffer a number of painful ailments -- but have trouble getting others to believe their condition is real.
Patients with CFS and ME often suffer a number of painful ailments — but have trouble getting others to believe their condition is real.

The arrest of a British policeman’s wife on suspicion of the “mercy killing” of her ill daughter has drawn attention to a controversial and often misunderstood condition, known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Health | 29 Comments »

 
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