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2009-04-27 15:04:37

British firefighters say a man set fire to the front of his house trying to kill a spider with a lighter. Firefighters said they arrived at the Portsmouth, England, home and found the man attempting to put out the flames with a garden hose, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday. The whole thing had clearly scared the life out of him, watch manager Steve Pearce said of the man. There was a gap in the cladding where he was trying to kill the spider and so the sparks got through to the material...

2009-03-18 08:19:10

Carnival Cruise Lines announced it is changing its homeport for Alaskan cruises to Seattle in 2010 and abandoning the Canadian city of Vancouver. The company said it will operate 17 weeklong cruises aboard the next year from Seattle aboard the 2,124-passenger Carnival Spirit, CTV News reported. Steve Pearce, vice president of Tourism Vancouver, told the broadcaster the city will lose nine departures, which each generate about $2 million worth of economic activity. Carnival is going to be...

2008-09-22 15:00:46

By Michael Coleman Journal Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A massive mortgage bailout will command Congress' attention early this week, but New Mexico lawmakers said oil production and clean energy still could get boosts from Capitol Hill before lawmakers head home for November elections. The Democrat-controlled House last week approved a bill allowing oil and gas drilling off of America's Atlantic and Pacific coastlines -- but only 50 miles offshore and beyond. Most of the estimated 8...

2008-09-12 15:00:26

By STEVE TERRELL Three recent television commercials for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tom Udall stress a "do-it-all" philosophy for energy policy -- including more offshore drilling and nuclear power, in addition to developing alternative sources. The ads serve as rebuttals to attacks from his Republican opponent, Hobbs oil man Steve Pearce, who consistently has accused the Santa Fe Democrat of being in line with "extreme" and "far- left" environmentalists. Udall, for his part, has...

2008-08-11 21:00:04

Flushing, NY (Sports Network) - Steve Pearce's two-out, two-run single capped a three-run ninth-inning comeback, as the Pittsburgh Pirates pulled off an improbable 7-5 victory over the New York Mets at Shea Stadium. The game was played to make up a rainout from April 28, and the Pirates appeared disinterested at first with three early errors that helped the Mets take a 5-1 lead. But the New York bullpen wasted a strong effort from Pedro Martinez and the Mets lost...

2008-08-05 12:00:59

By STEVE TERRELL Republican makes few references to oil in spot By Steve Terrell The New Mexican After nearly two months of television ads by Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tom Udall, his Republican opponent Steve Pearce launched his first TV ad, talking up nuclear energy and blasting "far-left environmentalists." Pearce's 30-second ad is titled Nuclear. It begins with the candidate speaking against a lush landscape of green grass and trees. "It may not be politically correct, but...

2008-07-01 03:00:34

By Jose L. Medina, Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M. Jul. 1--LAS CRUCES -- About a dozen residents stood outside a gas station Monday to protest high gas prices. The group, supporters of Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tom Udall, held the hour-long protest at a Shell station at Lohman Avenue and Nacho Drive. "Say no to Big Oil. Say yes to jobs," the group chanted. Udall will face Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce in the November general election. "We're here fighting Big Oil and...

2008-06-28 15:02:26

By STEVE TERRELL Bill forcing companies to use leases or give them up wins Democrat's support Oil: Domenici says companies take on high upfront costs Once again, U.S. Senate candidates Tom Udall and Steve Pearce have found themselves on opposite sides of an energy issue facing Congress. On Thursday in the House of Representatives, Democrat Udall voted for and Republican Pearce voted against a bill to force oil companies to use or lose 68 million acres of federal oil and gas...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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