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Archive for March, 2013

  • Tom Cruise makes visit to Maracana Stadium

    March 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    U.S. actor Tom Cruise smiles as he’s photographed by fans during the premiere of his new sci-fi action movie “Oblivion” in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, March 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Tom Cruise took time...

  • Sondheim wins prestigious MacDowell medal

    March 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 12, 2004 file photo, Stephen Sondheim gestures during a gathering at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. Sondheim has won one of the top honors in the arts world, the Edward MacDowell Medal for lifetime achievement. The MacDowell...

  • Caroline Kennedy returns to poetry for 10th book

    March 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Tuesday, March 26, 2013 photo, Caroline Kennedy flips through her new book “Poems to Learn by Heart” during an interview with The Associated Press in New York. Kennedy’s 10th and latest book extols the value of learning poems by...

  • Freezing weather wipes out German flea circus

    March 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 14, 2005 file picture Robert Birk director of a German flea circus poses with a special cart with Bavarian flag and one of his fleas at the Octoberfest beer festival in Munich. An entire troupe of performing fleas has fallen victim...

  • 4 hurt in crash, attack at California Wal-Mart

    March 31, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A worker cleans up damage at a Walmart in San Jose, Calif., after a motorist drove through a store entrance and began assaulting shoppers on Sunday, March 31, 2013. Four people sustained injuries during the attack according to a police spokesman. (AP...

  • Slim chance of life after Tibet mudslide buries 83

    March 31, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo provided by China’s Xinhua News Agency, rescuers work at the site where a landslide hit a mining area in Maizhokunggar County of Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, Saturday, March 30, 2013. Rescuers in...

  • Report: Michigan a leader in outdated gas lines

    March 31, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Thursday, March 28, 2013, DTE Energy worker Nick Arioli, 32, of St. Clair Shores pulls the gas line to fit, while excavating the gas main and service line to put in a new gas line using directional drilling at Rutherford and Grove street...

  • Birch syrup explored as add-on to maple industry

    March 31, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday March 29, 2013 photo, Johanna Lake, left, and Michelle Moore check the flow of birch sap at David Moore’s Crooked Chimney sugarhouse in Lee, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) LEE, N.H. (AP) — Unlike maple syrup-drenched Vermont and...

  • Louisville Slugger rolls out new logo, harder bats

    March 31, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, March 28, 2013 photo, Louisville Slugger baseball bats are shown, in Louisville, Ky. Louisville Slugger is rolling out a new logo for the first time in 33 years on a new bat that company officials say is designed to be the hardest wooden bat...

  • Caribbean nations search for oil amid spill fears

    March 31, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 5, 2005 file photo, the refinery of the state-owned Petroleum Company of Trinidad and Tobago Ltd., PETROTRIN, is shown in Pointe-a-Pierre, on the Gulf of Paria, Trinidad & Tobago. From the Bahamas and Cuba down to Aruba and...