Stories by Kevin Freking

Friday, April 15, 2016

Obama backs wider cable box options

WASHINGTON - President Oba­ma threw his weight Friday behind an effort to give consumers more choice when it comes to the cable boxes that control which television channels they watch.
By Kevin Freking

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015

Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit

The Obama administration's approval of the final permit to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the ...
By Kevin Freking

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Officials fault company in fatal crash of spacecraft

The National Transportation Safety Board concluded Tuesday that the developer of a commercial spacecraft that broke apart over the Mojave Desert last year failed to protect against the possibility ...
By Kevin Freking

Friday, Sept. 20, 2013

6 deaths linked to screening delays at Columbia VA

Six deaths have been linked to delayed screenings for colorectal cancer at the veterans medical center in Colum­bia, the Veterans Affairs Department said Friday.
By Kevin Freking

Monday, Oct. 15, 2012

Manufacturers to help vets

Some of the nation's leading manufacturing companies announced a new program Monday to help veterans gain the skills necessary to fill some of the estimated 600,000 high-tech, manufacturing jobs ...
By Kevin Freking

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Democrats hold on to Giffords' Arizona congressional seat

PHOENIX — Democrat Ron Barber won a special House election in southern Arizona to finish the term of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
By Kevin Freking
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