Archive for January, 2010

New quality controls for Saudi food and drugs

Authority close to publishing new regulations; three firms fail inspections. (36 secs ago)

New builders join the lineup at Tuscan Lakes

New builders are lining up to enter the Tuscan Lakes development in League City in a year that the industry is reporting cautious optimism. (49 secs ago)

Blakeman gathers local GOP support for run against Gillibrand

HORSEHEADS — A GOP challenger for the Senate seat currently held by Kirsten Gillibrand made stops in Horseheads and Binghamton on Friday to meet with local Republicans and begin to build support for his candidacy. (48 secs ago)

Obama to propose US$33 bln tax credit to create jobs

WASHINGTON, Jan 28 – President Barack Obama will propose a $33 billion tax credit to encourage small businesses to hire workers and raise wages in 2010, an administration official said on Thursday. (53 secs ago)

State of the Union Comes at Crucial Moment for Obama Presidency

With his poll numbers dipping, President Obama will look to use his first State of the Union address to reset the debate over his top priorities. Gwen Ifill speaks with White House adviser David Axelrod about the speech. (17 secs ago)

Schneider: Bureaucracy holds up nurse who moved to Michigan for job

News flash: Somebody has actually moved into Michigan. For a job. But nurse Phyllis Correia was already about 16 days late for her first day of work while the state Department of Community Health’s Bureau of Health Professions tried to verify her history before issuing a license. (14 secs ago)

Tuesday’s Sports In Brief

Here’s a look at Tuesday’s sports in brief around the world. (44 secs ago)

Republicans head to Waikiki to work on strategy

A high-tax, big-government Democratic bastion for five decades and President Barack Obama’s birthplace, Hawaii would see a curious place for the Republican National Committee to hold its winter meeting. (58 secs ago)

Chipola and Health Department launch Think Red campaign

The Chipola College Health Science Program is partnering with the Jackson County Public Health Unit in the Think Red? campaign to promote awareness of heart disease in women. (19 secs ago)

Florham Park resident in Haiti

FLORHAM PARK – An unnamed Florham Park resident is part of a 33-member New Jersey-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team . (25 secs ago)