David Shepardson, The Detroit News 7:46 p.m. EST December 17, 2014
An American classic car passes next to the building of the US Interests Section in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.(Photo: Desmond Boylan / AP)
Washington — President Barack Obama’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba may eventually provide a shot in the arm for U.S. automakers who have been barred from selling new cars to the island for a half-century.
Cubans continue to drive tens of thousand of chrome Read more [...]
— The parent company of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center announced Wednesday it plans to become a part of Trinity Health of Livonia, Mich., a large Catholic health care system that operates 86 hospitals in 21 different states.
The arrangement would allow Saint Francis Care to maintain a Catholic culture while shifting hundreds of millions of dollars in debt, and financial obligations of its employees' pension plans, to a much larger health system.
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MASON CITY |Felony charges have been filed against the man who allegedly struck and killed a Mason City motorcyclist in late-November.
Victor Rivera, 47, Mason City, was charged with vehicular homicide/operating while under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident and serious injury by vehicle.
Rivera was the driver of a pickup which allegedly struck Jefferson Davis, 43, of Mason City at the intersection of Highway 122 and South Pierce Avenue just before 5 p.m. Nov. 22.
The charges were Read more [...]
TOKYO — The good news for women is that the number of female lawmakers in Japan rose after yesterday’s election. The bad news: The Lower House is still 91 per cent male.
Forty-five of the 475 lawmakers elected to Parliament are female, up from 38 before yesterday’s election, public broadcaster NHK said. That is a long way short of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s target of having women in 30 per cent of leadership roles in all sectors by 2020.
Japan has to make better use of its Read more [...]
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The Gerrity’s on Birney Avenue, Moosic, had a grand reopening and ribbon cutting Nov. 29. The 28,000-square-foot grocery store underwent a 10,000-square-foot expansion. Changes include the addition of a full-service seafood department, organic produce, a hot buffet and sub shop, and expanded scratch bakery. The remodeling, which began in early 2013, aims to add 10 to 20 new jobs for the community.
Depot branch hits mark: A branch at Tobyhanna Army Depot set a safety benchmark, Read more [...]