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Archive for February 26th, 2013

  • Review: Edie Falco shines in touching ‘The Madrid’

    February 26, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated theater image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows Edie Falco, left, and Phoebe Strole during a performance of “The Madrid.” (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Joan Marcus) NEW YORK (AP) — Humans, we’re told, have an ingrained...

  • Bobby Brown sentenced to 55 days in jail for DUI

    February 26, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 18, 2012 file photo, singer Bobby Brown, former husband of the late Whitney Houston performs with New Edition at Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn. A judge sentenced Brown to 55 days in a Los Angeles jail Tuesday Feb. 26, 2013...

  • Dennis Rodman worms his way into North Korea

    February 26, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman is surrounded by journalists upon arrival at Pyongyang Airport, North Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. The American known as “The Worm” arrived in Pyongyang, becoming an unlikely ambassador for sports...

  • Mindy McCready’s funeral held in southwest Florida

    February 26, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Michael Inge, stepfather of country music star Mindy McCready, plays a song during the funeral ceremony at the Crossroads Baptist Church in Fort Myers, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. McCready committed suicide Feb. 17 at her home in Arkansas, days after...

  • Utah liquor bill aims to take down ‘Zion curtains’

    February 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Manager Dustin Humes inspects a wine glass in a small room which is out of the view of patrons at Vivace Restaurant Monday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Utah lawmakers are considering repealing a law that requires restaurants to mix alcoholic drinks out...

  • Suits: More water, less buzz in Bud, Michelob beer

    February 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, Bud Light beer is shown in the aisles of Elite Beverages in Indianapolis. Beer lovers across the country have filed $5 million class-action lawsuits accusing Anheuser-Busch of watering down its...

  • Christie signs NJ Internet gambling bill into law

    February 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gestures as he gives details on his 2014 state budget in Trenton, N.J., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Christie delivers his fourth budget proposal before a joint session of the Legislature at the State House during an election year as...

  • JPMorgan to scale back troubled-mortgage jobs

    February 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 11, 2012 file photo, people stand in the lobby of JPMorgan’s headquarters in New York. JPMorgan is trimming about 4,000 jobs, or about 1.5 percent of its work force, becoming the latest big bank to shrink its staff. The bank...

  • Albuquerque city attorney flips on wage dispute

    February 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — City Attorney David Tourek has reversed his position and now says he will represent a former Albuquerque malt shop employee to enforce the city’s new minimum wage. Tourek told reporters on Tuesday that he will represent Kevin...

  • Audit questions $573K of spending by NM group

    February 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal audit of grant spending has raised questions about more than $573,000 in costs and transfers made by a northern New Mexico tribal organization that had been awarded several grants by the Office on Violence Against Women....