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Archive for January 2nd, 2013

  • Concern over Oscar voting extends deadline

    January 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 5, 2010 file photo, an Oscar statue stands on the red carpet outside the Kodak Theatre as preparations continue for the 82nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif. The motion picture academy says it’s extending the deadline for...

  • Playboy Hugh Hefner marries his ‘runaway bride’

    January 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 26, 2010 file photo, Hugh Hefner, left, and Crystal Harris arrives at the premiere of “Iron Man 2″ at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. The 86-year-old Playboy magazine founder exchanged vows with his “runaway...

  • California newspaper defies trend to shrink costs

    January 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Photos of newly hired reporters are seen in the newsroom of the Orange County Register in Santa Ana, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. After years of demoralizing layoffs, one newspaper is trying something novel: hiring more reporters. The Orange County...

  • Artifacts help pinpoint key Hatfield-McCoy battle

    January 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A Saturday, June 9, 2012 file photo shows a street sign in Matewan, W.Va., that bears the names of the two families that once waged the country’s most famous feud in this Appalachian region. Artifacts unearthed last year during filming of a new National...

  • Las Vegas rings in 2013 with fireworks, shows

    January 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Marty Pritchard, 55, and his wife Gail from Edmonton, Alberta, party at Fremont Street Experience Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. Marty Pritchard was celebrating his birthday and the new year. They left Canada two days ago with the temperature at -36 degrees....

  • DiDonato a luminous Mary Stuart at Met

    January 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Dec. 24, 2012 photo provided by the Metropolitan Opera, Elza van den Heever, center right, sings the role of Elisabetta with Joyce DiDonato, center left, in the title role during a dress rehearsal of Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda,” at...

  • Last Borders signs come down at flagship store

    January 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, laborers work to remove the Borders sign from the wall in Ann Arbor, Mich. Work crews removed the Borders signage from the site on East Liberty Street in downtown Ann Arbor, where the chain began. AnnArbor.com says...

  • India paying welfare directly, aiming to end fraud

    January 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 20, 2012 file photo, a tribal woman shows her ration card to receive coupons to purchase subsidized rice from a fair price shop under the Public Distribution System in Rayagada, in Indian eastern state of Orissa. India will send...

  • Compuware, United Way aim to better child literacy

    January 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    College for Creative Studies students Shane He, 23, Nikki Roacks, 20, Sahra Eldaly, 26 and Michelle Merriweather, 22 share a laugh during a presentation on mobile apps developed by The College for Creative Studies students designed to benefit United Way on...

  • India launches new system for handling welfare

    January 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 20, 2012 file photo, a tribal woman shows her ration card to receive coupons to purchase subsidized rice from a fair price shop under the Public Distribution System in Rayagada, in Indian eastern state of Orissa. India will send...