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Archive for February 28th, 2012

  • Pecos Diamond Pecans is a full service custom pecan shelling plant and retail store

    February 28, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

    Lisa Chavez (left) and Maria Wilkinson work at the final inspection table where any shell fragments are removed by hand prior to packaging. Pecos Diamond Pecans’ services include: custom retail and custom wholesale shelling; and custom cracking, with fully...

  • Kid Rock gets wild and free for Romney event

    February 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Kid Rock performs for Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, at the Royal Oak Music Theatre in Royal Oak, Mich., Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — For his Michigan finale, Mitt Romney...

  • Transformative artist Ken Price dies in NM at 77

    February 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this undated photo provided by The Harwood Museum of Art, artist Ken Price stands in front of his installation called “Death Shrine I” at the museum in Taos, N.M. Price, who died Friday, is being remembered by family and friends for his sense...

  • Strong personal tyranny in 'Rutherford & Son'

    February 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this publicity photo released by Shirley Herz Associates, Lucas Hall, left, and Rod Brogan perform in a scene from Eugene O’Neill’s “Beyond the Horizon,” performing off-Broadway at The Irish Repertory Theatre in New York. (AP...

  • Neb. founder Boys Town orphanage up for sainthood

    February 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Boys Town students hold portraits of Boys Town founder Father Edward Flanagan outside St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha, Neb., Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. Omaha Archbishop George Lucas has opened the cause for the beatification and canonization of Boys Town founder...

  • For blacks, mix of 'Help' emotions on Oscar night

    February 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Viola Davis, right, and Julius Tennon at the Governors Ball following the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) Despite torrents of debate among African-Americans over the merits of...

  • Actress Sean Young arrested at post-Oscars party

    February 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    File-In this file photo actress Sean Young posing at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 2011 Governors Awards, in Los Angeles. Los Angeles police say actress Young, 52, was placed under citizen’s arrest after a fight at the official...

  • UK police: Culture of illegal payments at The Sun

    February 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Singer Charlotte Church leaves the High Court in London after hearing the reading of a statement setting out the terms of the settlement for phone hacking damages claim against News International, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. Church, who testified before a media...

  • Michael Douglas: Corporate greed isn't good

    February 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Michael Douglas presents an award during the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) NEW YORK (AP) — Movie star Michael Douglas might be the FBI’s newest and most famous...

  • Obama welcomes TransCanada plan for new pipeline

    February 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 15, 2005 file photo, the marker that welcomes commuters to Cushing, Okla. is seen. Canadian company TransCanada says it will build an oil pipeline from Oklahoma to Texas after President Barack Obama blocked the larger Keystone XL...