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Archive for May 7th, 2013

  • After recent deaths, health is new priority in rap

    May 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo from Stones Throw Records shows hip-hop producer J Dilla, J Dilla, who died Feb. 10, 2006, of complications from lupus. He was 32. The culture that in the 1990s lost its brightest stars to gun violence has in recent years...

  • Bacharach, Costello aiming for Broadway

    May 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 7, 2013 file photo, musician Elvis Costello performs at “The Music of Prince” tribute concert at Carnegie Hall, in New York. One of television’s most successful sitcom writers is joining with Burt Bacharach and...

  • Vets’ transport back on the road

    May 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    South East New Mexico Veteran’s Transportation Network vice president Greg Neal presents attorney Stuart Shanor with a plaque Monday in recognition of his volunteer legal assistance. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Hundreds of veterans in southeast New Mexico are...

  • Nicolas Cage supports Nevada film tax credit bill

    May 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    CORRECTS SPELLING OF NICOLAS – Actor Nicolas Cage testified in support of a bill proposing tax incentives to filmmakers at the Legislative Building Carson City, Nev., on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Proponents of the measure say it will bring jobs and revenue...

  • Michael Jackson show in Vegas more of a good thing

    May 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Cirque du Soleil performers debut part of the new Michael Jackson One show at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on May 7, 2013. The sneak peek offered glimpses of the show to media and was not open to the public. The show is scheduled to debut in...

  • Asia stocks rise after Wall Street hits record

    May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    People look at the electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Japan’s benchmark stock index, reopening after a long weekend holiday, surged Tuesday in the wake of a U.S. jobs report issued late last week that handily beat...

  • McDonald’s to Ohio man: ‘We’ll be in touch’

    May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Neighbor Charles Ramsey speaks to media near the home on the 2200 block of Seymour Avenue, where three missing women were rescued in Cleveland, on Monday, May 6, 2013. Cheering crowds gathered on the street where police said Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and...

  • Treasury Secretary’s loopy signature improving

    May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This combination shows the signatures of Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew from a Sept. 21, 2011 memo posted on the White House website when he was Office of Management and Budget director, top, and as Treasury Secretary on the 2013 annual report for the Financial...

  • Bangladesh garment disaster death toll reaches 705

    May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Garment workers employed at Rana Plaza, the garment factory building that collapsed, queue to receive wages from the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Hundreds of survivors of...

  • Police seek Smith

    May 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department is still looking for Patrick Smith, 49, as a person of interest in the homicide of Lisa Smith. The 44-year-old woman ran from her residence, Friday evening, engulfed in flames. Two people came to her aid, extinguishing the fire....