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Archive for May 2nd, 2012

  • Postal bailout a dead letter

    May 2, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    The U.S. Senate’s bailout of the faltering Postal Service just postpones reforms and restructuring that have to take place. And the nearly $11 billion allocated to the service in the bill would make the needed changes all the more expensive. House GOP...

  • Another celebrity is dismissed from ‘Dancing’

    May 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this April 23, 2012 photo released by ABC, actor Jaleel White, left, and his partner Kym Johnson perform on the celebrity dance competition series, “Dancing with the Stars,” in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor) LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

  • Harrison’s widow hopes new book fills in blanks

    May 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 14, 2012 file photo, Olivia Harrison, the widow of George Harrison, former member of The Beatles attends the Italian State RAI TV program “Che Tempo che Fa”, in Milan, Italy. George Harrison’s widow Olivia hopes to...

  • Allman cleared in heart tests, starting book tour

    May 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 9, 2011 file photo, singer Gregg Allman arrives at the 45th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Gregg Allman is delaying his upcoming book tour for heart tests. Allman is scheduled to undergo tests...

  • Museum of Contemporary Art honors Annie Leibovitz

    May 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Photographer Annie Leibovitz speaks at the 7th Annual MOCA Award to Distinguished Women in the Arts luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The event honored Leibovitz. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Annie Leibovitz has...

  • Tony nominations spread out but ‘Once’ leads

    May 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this theater image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown, James Corden is shown in a scene from “One Man, Two Guvnors,” performing at the Music Box Theatre in New York. Corden was nominated for a Tony Award for best actor in a play, Tuesday, May 1,...

  • Oscars to stay in same theater for 20 more years

    May 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2012 file photo, an Oscar state is displayed outside the Kodak Theatre in preparation for the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The Academy Awards’ home at Hollywood’s former Kodak Theatre is being renamed the Dolby...

  • Adapting ‘Once’: Like ‘catching a butterfly’

    May 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this undated image released by Richard Kornberg & Associates, Steve Kazee, left, and Cristin Milioti are shown in a scene from “Once,” performing at the New York Theatre Workshop in New York. The production was nominated for a Tony Award...

  • ‘Dancing With the Stars’ leads ABC to strong week

    May 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this April 23, 2012 photo released by ABC, actor Jaleel White, left, and his partner Kym Johnson perform on the celebrity dance competition series, “Dancing with the Stars,” in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor) NEW YORK (AP) — ABC...

  • BlackBerry-maker RIM unveils prototype

    May 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Thorsten Heins, president and CEO of Research In Motion, the company that makes BlackBerry, delivers the keynote speech during the BlackBerry World conference, Tuesday, May 1, 2012, in Orlando Fla. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay) TORONTO (AP) — Research In...