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Obama administration declares Iraq open for U.S. business

Jane Arraf, The Christian Science Monitor

October 11, 2010

Filed under National, News

BAGHDAD — The United States is hoping that a share of Iraqi reconstruction projects will help revive the U.S. economy and assist in reaching an ambitious goal of doubling American exports globally in the next five years. First,...

Economy sheds more jobs, but signs of recovery multiply

Kevin G. Hall, McClatchy Newspapers

October 9, 2010

Filed under National, News

WASHINGTON — After another dismal jobs report Friday, there's a growing expectation that the government will take new steps to spark the economy. As bad as the Labor Department report was, however, some other indicators point...

Kagan begins work as Supreme Court justice

David G. Savage, Tribune Washington Bureau

October 5, 2010

Filed under National, News

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court opened its term Monday with new Justice Elena Kagan on the bench — but for only one of the two cases being heard. Throughout the fall, the pattern will be much the same. Kagan will be deciding...

Harris survey: teens need education about texting while driving

Nirvi Shah, McClatchy Newspapers (MCT)

September 25, 2010

Filed under National, News

 MIAMI _ Teenagers think texting while driving is not as dangerous as driving drunk, a new survey shows, highlighting the way technology permeates the lifestyle of many young people _ and how for some of them, the risks of distracted...

Academy has ‘new look’ online and off

September 20, 2010

Filed under Academy Life, News

The "new look" at Academy includes new principal, Mrs. Camille Jowanna, and assistant principal, Mr. Jack Mullarkey.  Following fast on their heels is the historic launch of the first online edition of Achona on  September 24, exac...

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