Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 31

U.S. Senator Rand Paul Denounces Idea Of Tax Hikes On The Wealthy

As American teetered on the so-called ‘fiscal cliff’ on Monday, Kentucky’s junior U.S. Senator Rand Paul took to the Senate floor and denounced the idea of raising taxes on the wealthy. "Mark my words.  You will raise tax rates and you’ll feel good because you went after and you got those rich people ’cause you …

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Dec 31

Senate Democratic aide: White House and GOP reach deal on fiscal cliff

Senate Democratic aide: White House and GOP reach deal on fiscal cliff. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Dec 31

Senate Democratic aide: White House and GOP reach deal on fiscal cliff

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Dec 31

Democratic Officials: Fiscal ‘Cliff’ Deal Reached

WASHINGTON (AP) – Racing against the clock, the White House reached agreement with congressional Republicans late Monday on a deal to prevent across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts to government programs from taking effect at midnight, according to administration and Senate Democratic officials. These officials said a New Year’s Eve vote in the Senate to …

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Dec 31

GOP Governors Walk Balance Beam On Health Law

ATLANTA (AP) – Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who made a fortune as a health care executive, long opposed President Barack Obama’s remake of the health insurance market. After the Democratic president won re-election, the Republican governor softened his tone. He said he wanted to “have a conversation” with the administration about implementing the 2010 law. …

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Dec 31

GOP Governors Walk Balance Beam On Health Law

ATLANTA (AP) – Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who made a fortune as a health care executive, long opposed President Barack Obama’s remake of the health insurance market. After the Democratic president won re-election, the Republican governor softened his tone. He said he wanted to “have a conversation” with the administration about implementing the 2010 law. …

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Dec 31

Vega Recalls 30,000-Plus Motorcycle Helmets

Vega Helmet Corp. is recalling more than 30,000 XTS motorcycle helmets after testing found that a few did not meet crash protection safety standards. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said people using the helmets may not be adequately protected in a crash. The recall will start in late January and centers on large, extra-large …

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Dec 31

Deal Reached For Stopping Spike In Milk Prices

WASHINGTON (AP) – The top leaders in both parties on the House and Senate Agriculture committees have agreed to a one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired in October, a move that could head off a possible doubling of milk prices next month. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., indicated the House …

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Dec 31

Ford Expects To Sell 2.2 Million Autos In 2012

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) – Ford says it expects to sell 2.2 million vehicles this year, with the Ford Focus compact car being its most popular model. The Dearborn, Mich., company says it is the second year in a row it will sell more than 2 million cars. It sold 737,856 Ford Focuses through September. The …

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Dec 31

Family of Frankfort man killed by police talks

Police tell WKYT they opened fire after a man pointed a gun at officers. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

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