NY vacuum salesmen charged with misdemeanor

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Two vacuum salesmen didn't exactly close the deal at a recent home demonstration in central New York. State police charged the Syracuse men with...
Big Brother is Facebooking you

...familiarly known as S.W.E.E.P. Could there be agents of S.W.E.E.P. impersonating mild-mannered vacuum cleaner salesmen and infiltrating communities across the country to further this agenda of information gathering? Has George Orwell's Big...
Road promises sound like they come from vacuum salesmen

...ways never imagined." These are promises that sound like the breathless sales pitches of door-to-door vacuum-cleaner salesmen. I just don't buy them. Even if it only cost $1 to build, this proposed road would reasonably sound like a questionable...
Governor Parnell: Pebble has a plan and you have it

If there's one thing salesmen know, it's the abiding faith that if they say something over and over again, that it will become true (at least in terms of...
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 10

...first singing telegram was introduced by the Postal Telegram Co. in New York.In 1949, Arthur Miller's play "Death of a Salesman" opened at Broadway's Morosco Theater with Lee J. Cobb as Willy Loman.In 1959, a major tornado tore through the St...
Pure Sole: Yeah! Klas!

...maybe more relay teams will join in.High schoolers (and scholars) are graduating every year, and those bird-brained shoe salesmen from Anchorage need to be taken down a peg or two, even if I do buy all my foot coffins there.Wouldn't it be awesome to...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...from a Mendenhall Valley home last week. The Juneau Police Department told gun buyers to be on the lookout for suspicious salesmen, who might be trying to sell the guns for drug money. "The Juneau Police Department has a long history of cases where the...
Boldin's big 49ers debut leads team to huge victory

...months."You talk about the analogy of the salesmen out there who sell their product, they...said Monday. "And then there's other salesmen who meet their quota and also coach up other salesmen on how to meet their quota. It's a multiplying...

...with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world -- and ours."The Internship" (PG-13) - Synopsis: Two salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital age find their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete...
My Turn: Kids need our help

...who take in thousands in fees; construction and architecture firms that take millions to build palatial schools; textbook salesmen who sell every new (and expensive) program as a cure for failing public schools - they all like the status quo. They are...


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