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Archive for June 2nd, 2012

  • Chesney, McGraw begin 22-city summer stadium tour

    June 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Country singer Tim McGraw appears at a news conference to promote his “Brothers of the Sun” concert tour on Friday June 1, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. McGraw and fellow country singer Kenny Chesney will kick off their joint tour on Saturday night in...

  • The sound of great food _ curated restaurant music

    June 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this May 7, 2012 file photo, chef Grant Achatz poses after his “Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America” induction during the James Beard Foundation Awards, in New York. At Alinea, the Chicago temple of theatrical molecular...

  • London’s Kenwood House collection comes to US

    June 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This May 30, 2012 photo shows Museum of Fine Arts, Houston curator Edgar Peters Bowron passing Rembrandt’s “Portrait of the Artist”, center, as he looks over some of the paintings from London’s Kenwood House at the museum in Houston....

  • Hear her now? Dr. Ruth isn’t done speaking up

    June 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2012 AND THEREAFTER – FILE – In this Dec. 13, 1984 file photo, sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer speaks with actor Burt Reynolds on the Lifetime channel’s “Good Sex” television show in New York. In...

  • Wii U, sequels take another swing at E3

    June 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this video game image released by Microsoft/343 Industries, a scene if shown from “Halo 4.” At this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, Nintendo is expected to show off exactly what kinds of games will be available for its new...

  • Green Lantern relaunched as brave, mighty and gay

    June 2, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image provided by DC Entertainment shows a page from the second issue of the company’s “Earth 2″ comic book series featuring Alan Scott, the alter ego of its Green Lantern character, who is revealed to be gay. The reveal is the latest...

  • Danger sign for US economy: Job growth disappoints

    June 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, May 31, 2012, job seekers gather for employment opportunities at the 11th annual Skid Row Career Fair at the Los Angeles Mission in Los Angeles. U.S. employers created 69,000 jobs in May, the fewest in a year, and the unemployment rate...

  • Gas prices are silver lining as economy weakens

    June 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A motorist gets gas at a Hot Spot convenience store on East Main St. where the price is $2.99 a gallon, Friday, June 1, 2012 in Spartanburg, S.C. Oil prices plunged Friday as bleak reports on U.S. job growth and manufacturing heightened worries about a...

  • In California, it’s Big Tobacco vs Lance Armstrong

    June 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    File – In this Friday, May 11, 2012 file photo, cycling legend and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong speaks at a rally in favor of Proposition 29, a measure on the June California primary election ballot that would add a $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes, at...

  • Retailers, customers welcome Wash booze sales

    June 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A customer looks at liquor at a Costco warehouse store Friday, June 1, 2012, in Seattle. Private retailers begin selling spirits for the first time under a voter-approved initiative kicking the state out of the liquor business. The initiative allows stores...