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Archive for September, 2011

  • Steel Magnolia's Joshua Scott Jones enters rehab

    September 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 3, 2011 file photo, Joshua Scott Jones, of the country music group Steel Magnolia, arrives at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Jones, the male half of duo Steel Magnolia, has entered treatment for...

  • Music producer's take on Olympics: Grunts, thumps

    September 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A view of the Olympic Stadium in Stratford, east London, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. London will host the 2012 Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) LONDON (AP) — To music producer Mark Ronson, the Olympics resound with thwacks and grunts, screeches...

  • Accused Shania Twain stalker: I'll plead guilty

    September 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this June 10, 2011 file photo, Canadian singer Shania Twain makes an appearance during the CMA Fan Festival in Nashville, Tenn. A man accused of stalking Twain interrupted testimony, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, in his trial in Toronto and...

  • Enrique Iglesias spices up Zynga's 'CityVille'

    September 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This screen shot provided by Zynga, shows the Facebook game CityVille. Starting Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, “CityVille” players on Facebook will be able to interact with Enrique Iglesias’s character when he visits their cities. They’ll get...

  • Documentary shows emotional ride for Pearl Jam

    September 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this June 14, 2008 file photo, Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder performs at the Bonnaroo music festival in Manchester, Tenn. Filmmaker Cameron Crowe’s new film, “Pearl Jam Twenty,” explores the emotional journey of the...

  • Fire out at Shell refinery in Singapore

    September 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    A huge fireball and black smoke rise from the Royal Dutch Shell’s Pulau Bukom offshore petroleum complex in Singapore on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. This is the second explosion to occur, the first happened Wednesday Sept. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/The Straits...

  • Snyder visits Shanghai on Asian trade mission

    September 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Gov. Rick Snyder answers an audience member’s question following a televised town meeting at WOOD TV in Grand Rapids, Mich, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, T.J. Hamilton) LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is...

  • Argentina holds up book imports to help industry

    September 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Gabriel D’Iorio and his one-year-old daughter Helena arrive for the inauguration of the Museum of the Book and the Language in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday Sept. 29, 2011.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) —...

  • Chile education talks begin despite distrust

    September 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Chile’s student leaders Camila Vallejo, left, and Giorgio Jackson, right, accompanied by other leaders, background, arrive at the Education Ministry building after deciding to return to talks with government officials about their unmet demands in...

  • Typhoon moves to Vietnam after hitting China

    September 30, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Motorcyclists hold on to a tree in strong winds as typhoon Nesat hits Haikou in south China’s Hainan province, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. The powerful typhoon slammed into southern China on Thursday after skirting Hong Kong and bringing death and...