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Archive for July 14th, 2012

  • National Opinion

    July 14, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    The economy If you were to chart jobless numbers over the past three years, it would be flat-lining right now at a low point. Some 12.7 million Americans are looking for work, and in June only 80,000 landed jobs, a rate that barely keeps up with population...

  • 'Elysium' takes Comic-Con to space for 7 minutes

    July 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actress Jodie Foster, from the upcoming film “Elysium”, poses for a portrait during Comic-Con, Friday, July 13, 2012, in San Diego. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Little more than a century from now, the Earth is diseased,...

  • 'Big Bang' fan wins space flight at Comic-Con

    July 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    COMMERCIAL IMAGE – Comic Con attendee Amanda Sankey from Los Angeles plays Zombie Burbz in WowWee’s AppGear truck across the street from the San Diego Convention Center during the first day of Comic-Con on Thursday, July 12, 2012 in San Diego, CA....

  • Mintz-Plasse says 'Kick-Ass 2' may be coming

    July 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Anna Kendrick, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Christopher Mintz-Plasse attend the “ParaNorman” press line at Comic-Con on Thursday, July 12, 2012 in San Diego, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Christopher Mintz-Plasse is...

  • Woody Guthrie's 100th birthday celebrated in Okla.

    July 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A sign welcomes people to Okemah, Oklahoma, the home of Woody Guthrie, in Okemah, Okla., Friday, July 13, 2012. Okemah is celebrating the Guthrie Centennial with the 15th annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Folk...

  • Oscar-winning producer Richard Zanuck dead at 77

    July 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this July 29, 1964 file photo, Richard Zanuck, 29, is shown as production manager at Twentieth Century-Fox studio in Los Angeles. Zanuck, the son of Darryl F. Zanuck, has been schooled by his father in all phases of the business. Less...

  • Kelsey Grammer and wife announce birth of daughter

    July 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 6, 2011 file photo, cast member, Kelsey Grammer, right, and wife, Kayte Grammer, arrive at the premiere for the television series “Boss,” in Los Angeles. The couple announced Friday July 13, 2012 that Kayte Grammer had...

  • 'ParaNorman' conjures up zombies at Comic-Con

    July 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    CORRECTS DATE TO FRIDAY JULY 13 – Anna Kendrick attends the “ParaNorman” panel at Comic-Con on Friday, July 13, 2012 in San Diego, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Straus/Invision/AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — The makers of the animated tale...

  • Colorado cantaloupes return; growers push safety

    July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Produce manager Nate Codina holds a cut Rocky Ford cantaloupes at a Denver Kings Soopers market on Friday, July 13, 2012. Colorado cantaloupes are back in supermarkets Friday, and growers of the Rocky Ford melons are going on the offensive to restore the...

  • Mortgage applications boost Wells Fargo results

    July 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this May 6, 2012, photo, a Wells Fargo sign is displayed at a branch in New York. Wells Fargo is reporting higher earnings for the second quarter thanks to a pickup in lending and a decline in the amount of bad loans, according to reports Friday, July 13,...