PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT. - On Tuesday April 9, 2013, at 12:15 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to Wells Fargo Bank at 14020 E. Sprague on a robbery call.
The bank is located inside Safeway. Deputies searched for the suspect in the
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Times Square is crawling with entrepreneurs who dress up as pop-culture characters
By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A third of the U.S. Air Force's active-duty force of combat planes including fighters and bombers will be grounded due to federal budget cuts, and only the units preparing to deploy to major operations, such as the war in Afghanistan, will
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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Exxon Mobil Corp. was found liable Tuesday in a long-running lawsuit over groundwater contamination caused by the gasoline additive MTBE, and the jury ordered the oil giant to pay $236 million to New Hampshire to clean it up.
The jurors reached
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S employers have more job openings than at any other time in nearly five years. Yet they seem in no hurry to fill them.
That disparity helps explain why the job market remains tight and unemployment high. Even as openings have surged
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Accounting firm KPMG has resigned as the auditor for nutrition company Herbalife and shoe retailer Skechers after a rogue partner allegedly leaked information about the companies to someone who used it to trade stocks.
KPMG said it has fired
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PAJU, South Korea (AP) - A few hundred South Korean managers, some wandering among quiet assembly lines, were all that remained Tuesday at the massive industrial park run by the rival Koreas after North Korea pulled its more than 50,000 workers from
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Strip-mall parlors with slot-like computer games such as those targeted in a state racketeering and conspiracy investigation have contributed about $100,000 over the past four years to local candidates in Florida, including a sheriff whose
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - When Costas Kalapodas was diagnosed with brain cancer two years ago and given months to live, he saw one sure place to put his money: Cyprus' biggest bank.
The 43-year-old threw his entire savings into Bank of Cyprus stock, and even
By SEAN MURPHYAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma residents might soon be able to direct a portion of their state income tax refunds to defend its laws against federal constitutional challenges, an ironic and unintended consequence of a lawmaker's tongue-in-cheek skewering of the