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Annie Mawson, Founder and Chief Executive of Sunbeams Music Trust charity, poses with a page from a 1911 Corporation of Liverpool accounts book with an entry for Eleanor Rigby, a scullery maid, in London, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008. The only known documentation of Eleanor Rigby, sent to the Sunbeams Trust charity without explanation by Beatles member Paul McCartney, and said to be the inspiration behind one of their most-loved songs, is to be auctioned by The Fame Bureau, with an estimated price of GBP500,000 (USD758,000; euro 586,000).
Nogales -- For the third time in about a week, border agents have arrested a woman trying to walk into southern Arizona with heroin duct-taped under their bra.
With the shelves of United Food Bank nearly empty, the bank is asking for the public’s help to refill it with donations.
There were more reports of devastating health impacts (of consuming meat). In May, The World Cancer Research Fund advised limiting meat consumption to reduce the risk of bowel cancer. The August issue of The Lancet projects that, on the current meat-based diet, half of the U.S. population will be obese by 2030.
LONDON — Tesco, Britain's largest retailer by sales, is to pull out of the U.S., selling off its lossmaking Fresh & Easy supermarket chain after it failed to transfer its winning formula from the U.K. to the western states.
Americans are rightly concerned about going over the fiscal cliff. But they got their eyes on the wrong cliff. The Little Cliff that is in the news is man-made, a mixture of spending cuts and tax hikes intended to be so onerous that Washington politicians would have to “do something” meaningful to reduce the national debt.
Tyler Bruggman was shut down and Devon Allen was nearly shut out, but despite long odds, the Brophy football team still had a chance late in its nationally televised showdown with Ranch Santa Margarita (Calif.) on Saturday night.
Over half a million people in Phoenix commute by themselves to work every day. Another 100,000 or so will commute with a friend or two, and an additional 100,000 find alternate means of transportation by walking or biking, taking a bus, or riding the light rail. But the number that most baffles me is the first one. Half a million people drive by themselves, to and from work, five or more days of every week. I wish I could find figures for the types of vehicles that people drive to work, but I wouldn’t hesitate to guess that a large portion of the vehicles are trucks and SUV types.
Americans gape with fascination at the slow-motion implosion of the Eurozone. But it’s a fabulous opportunity to learn from others, if we will, and avoid at least some of the misery enveloping Europe.
LUBBOCK, Texas — Attention, bread shoppers: A Texas company could have the answer to some consumers' unwelcome discovery that just-purchased loaves contain mold.
Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack.
About four years ago, when U.S. Postal Service employee Gary Lee was gathering donations at the Friendship Village retirement community in Tempe for the National Association of Letter Carriers’ annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, he looked inside a plastic bag and discovered about two-thirds of a cherry pie.
Once, the barren mesas and shrub-covered canyons that extend east of the Pacific Ocean held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. Dozens at a time sprinted to waiting cars or a trolley stop in San Diego, passing border agents who were too busy herding others to give pause.