Stories tagged: events
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 12:53 a.m.
With choreographed conventions, is something lost?
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Chris Christie’s moment at the microphone neared, delegates to the Republican National Convention were atwitter at the chance to hear the New Jersey governor speak. After …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 10:40 p.m.
GOP convention not boom for Tampa merchants
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Streets in the heart of downtown are eerily quiet, key intersections blocked off. Even the best restaurants are easy to get into without a reservation or …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 10:33 p.m.
Christie’s blunt style tested in convention speech
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — With a rowdy fist-pump, blunt and brash New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lit a fire Tuesday night under the Republican National Convention, labeling Democratic President Barack …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 10:16 p.m.
A meeting a decade ago sets Romney’s path
BOSTON (AP) — Mitt Romney may not have set out on the road to the Republican presidential nomination if not for a private meeting between strangers. More than a decade …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 9:42 p.m.
Republicans nominate Mitt Romney for president
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When Republicans nominated former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for president, their vote brought to an end a long primary fight and set the stage for a …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 9:25 p.m.
GOP convention gets rowdy in rift over Ron Paul
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Feeling slighted, supporters of Texas Rep. Ron Paul’s presidential bid chanted and booed Tuesday after Republican convention delegates adopted new rules that could impede insurgent candidates …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 9:18 p.m.
GOP OKs platform barring abortions, gay marriage
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republicans emphatically approved a toughly worded party platform at their national convention Tuesday that would ban all abortions and gay marriages, reshape Medicare into a voucher-like …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 9:05 p.m.
Obama’s juggle: Doing the job, fighting to keep it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to keep his job as he does his job, President Barack Obama assured the nation Tuesday that his administration was capably ready for a menacing Hurricane …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 8:12 p.m.
LA mayor hits Republican efforts to woo Latinos
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Democratic mayor of Los Angeles says Republican efforts to use Latino speakers at the GOP national convention to win over Hispanic voters won’t work. Antonio …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 6:15 p.m.
Drought-stricken states welcome rain from Isaac
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Isaac could bring welcome rain to some states in the Mississippi River valley this week, but experts say it’s unlikely to break …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 6:07 p.m.
Ryan opposed new, Obama-backed disaster aid regime
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Hurricane Isaac bears down on the Gulf Coast, there should be plenty of money — some $1.5 billion — in federal disaster aid coffers, thanks, in …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 5:59 p.m.
Obama courts college students returning to campus
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — President Barack Obama, appealing to students who powered his first White House run, swooped onto college campuses Tuesday to remind those returning to class that …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 5:43 p.m.
Romney to outline ‘clear vision’ for presidency
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — His convention speech finished, Republican Mitt Romney planned to outline a “clear vision of a Romney presidency” in a Thursday night address that’s likely to touch …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 7:26 a.m.
Romney sweeps to nomination; convention raps Obama
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney swept to the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night at a storm-delayed national convention, every mention of his name cheered by delegates …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2012, 9:55 p.m.
Romney says abortion legal for mother’s health
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney says he is in favor of abortion in cases of rape, incest and the health and life of the mother. The presidential candidate’s …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2012, 8:56 a.m.
Fight for women’s vote defines presidential race
ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — A nation at war, crippling joblessness and a looming budget standoff that could wreck the economy have been overshadowed in recent days by an issue that …
Sat., Aug. 25, 2012, 5:03 p.m.
Sign-of-the-times stats on eve of the conventions
A look at the U.S, past and present, by the numbers: LEAPS AND BOUNDS: The U.S. population has more than doubled since Mitt Romney was born in 1947. Population then: …
Sat., Aug. 25, 2012, 4:17 p.m.
Romney turns to Ohio amid series of distractions
POWELL, Ohio (AP) — Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney declared Saturday that “women need our help” as he promised to promote women-led businesses should he defeat President Barack Obama in …
Sat., Aug. 25, 2012, 10:47 a.m.
Fla. prepares for Isaac on eve of GOP convention
MIAMI (AP) — Officials organized shelters and urged vacationers to leave the Florida Keys as Tropical Storm Isaac approached on Saturday, though preparations farther north focused on getting ready for …
Sat., Aug. 25, 2012, 1:28 a.m.
Romney to feature personal side at convention
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney is about to get personal. The GOP’s presidential nominee-to-be wants to use his four-day party next week in Florida to play up his life …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2012, 2:24 p.m.
US doping agency erases Lance Armstrong’s titles
The champagne toasts on the Champs-Elysees and the two-fingered “V” for victory signs he flashed while pedaling to the finish line. The excruciating mountain climbs and the explosions of power …
Sun., Jan. 16, 2011, midnight
Unity March to highlight MLK Jr. Day
Events planned for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday include: MLK Jr. Day School Supplies Drive – “A Day On, Not a Day Off,” with supplies to benefit Cheney grade-school …
Mon., Nov. 30, 2009, 9:35 a.m.
Check out the Go Go Calendar to find out what’s hot this winter!
Here’s a list of some of the fun events going on this winter, check it out!
Fri., Sept. 25, 2009, midnight
GoGo Finder helps you find what you are searching for
Here’s the skinny on upcoming activities in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and more.
Sun., May 3, 2009, 11 p.m.
GoGo Finder helps you fill up your spring, summer
Plenty of events, concerts and other diversions are awating you through the greater Northwest.
Sun., March 16, 2008, midnight
MONDAY Spokane City Forum Luncheon – Reservations are required by 4 p.m. today. Gonzaga Law Professor Alan McNeil will discuss “Legalized Gambling: Blessing or Curse?” 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday at …
Sun., April 15, 2007, midnight
MONDAY Starting and Operating a Construction Business – Community Colleges of Spokane’s Small Business Development Center is presenting this workshop that covers bonding, licensing, contracts and project management, today and …