Romney to run his first TV ad of presidential race
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is turning President Barack Obama's own words against him in the Republican hopeful's TV first ad of his 2012 White House bid. Romney said Monday that his first television ad would start airing in New Hampshire when the president visits the state Tuesday. He said the commercial would compare Obama's message as a candidate with Romney's credentials as a businessman. "The contrast bet...
Carson City district listed on register of historic places
CARSON CITY (AP) — Part of the Carson City Historic District is being listed on the National Register of Historic Places because of its important role in city and state history. The Nevada Appeal reports that the West Side District was recently designated for protection. The West Side District covers about 70 acres within the larger Carson City Historic District, which the city established in 1982. Among the buildings that will be preserved by...
Deep Spending Cuts Pose A New Threat To US Economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as the U.S. economy is making progress despite Europe’s turmoil, here come two new threats. A congressional panel is supposed to agree by Thanksgiving on a deficit-reduction package of at least $1.2 trillion. If it fails, federal spending would automatically be cut by that amount starting in 2013. Congress may also let emergency unemployment aid and a Social Security tax cut expire at year’s end. Either outcome could slo...