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Archive for December 30th, 2011

  • Singer, actress Kaye Stevens dies in Florida

    December 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 6, 1967 file photo, Sammy Davis Jr. and Kaye Stevens perform on a TV show. Stevens a singer, actress, and longtime South Florida resident who was a frequent guest on Johnny Carson’s “The Tonight Show,” has died at a...

  • Settlement in Elly Mae Clampett Barbie doll suit

    December 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 8, 2009 photo, Donna Douglas, who starred in the television series “The Beverly Hillbillies” poses with a photo from the show in Baton Rouge, La. The actress who played Elly May Clampett on the show, toymaker Mattel Inc....

  • Noel Rockmore, ‘Picasso of New Orleans,’ revisited

    December 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This picture provided by New Orleans Auction Galleries, Inc., shows Noel Rockmore’s, “Self-Portrait, New York, Age 21.” Rockmore produced some 15,000 oil paintings, temperas, collages and sketches over his career and then died in obscurity. His life...

  • Actress Patricia Clarkson to lead Carnival parade

    December 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- In this Tuesday, Dec, 13, 2011 file photo, Patricia Clarkson attends the premiere of “The Iron Lady” at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York. Clarkson will lead the Carnival parade of the Krewe of Muses in her hometown of New Orleans. The star...

  • Rapper C-Murder’s conviction, sentence upheld

    December 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Aug. 16 file photo shows Rapper Corey Miller, who once went by the stage name of C-Murder, in New Orleans. A Louisiana appeals court has upheld the murder conviction and life imprisonment sentence of rapper Corey “C-Murder”...

  • Viennese Cafe Icon Hawelka dead at 100

    December 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    File – In this Nov. 20, 2009 file photo, visitors drink coffee and beverages at Cafe Hawelka in downtown Vienna. In this city of 1,900 cafes, Leopold Hawelka was an icon, as much part of Cafe Hawelka as its tables _ scarred by burned-out cigarettes,...

  • Wynonna Judd engaged to Highway 101 drummer

    December 30, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- In this Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 file photo, Wynonna Judd waits on the sidelines before singing the national anthem at an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and the Tennessee Titans in Nashville, Tenn. Judd is engaged to her boyfriend, the...

  • Advocates: More gay-friendly senior housing needed

    December 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Mark Segal, director of the Dr. Magnus Hirschfeld Fund and is publisher of the Philadelphia Gay News, poses for a photograph at the site of a planned, gay-friendly affordable housing facility, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, in Philadelphia. The group is...

  • NYC mayor says work on 9/11 museum has stalled

    December 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Visitors walk around the National Sept. 11 Memorial, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 in New York. The memorial announced that it has had a million visitors since the site opened to the public in September. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) NEW YORK (AP) — Work on a planned...

  • US job market ends year in better shape

    December 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 12, 2011 file photo, people wait to talk with potential employers at a job fair sponsored by National Career Fairs, in New York. The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose for the first time in a month, a week after...