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Archive for May 20th, 2013

  • Toby Keith says Okla. hometown is ‘strong’

    May 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A tornado moves past homes in Moore, Okla. on Monday, May 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Country music performer Toby Keith says he grew up in the area near Oklahoma City that was hit by a devastating tornado. Keith issued a...

  • Penn urges US to pressure Bolivia to free US man

    May 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Academy Award-winning actor Sean Penn testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 20, 2013, before the House subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations hearing on Advocating for American Jacob...

  • Review: Spirited, sexy version of ‘Master Builder’

    May 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated publicity image released by the Brooklyn Academy of Music shows Wrenn Schmidt, left, and John Turturro in a scene from Henrik Ibsen’s “The Master Builder,” currently performing at the BAM Harvey Theater in New York. (AP Photo/Brooklyn...

  • Lease to Broadway’s biggest theater sold

    May 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This May 12, 2011 file photo shows the marquee for “Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark” outside the Foxwoods Theatre in New York. Ambassador Theatre Group said Monday, May 20, 2013, it has acquired The Foxwoods Theatre, the current home of...

  • Woman on Trump: ‘Somebody had to stand up to him’

    May 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this May 14, 2013 file photo, Donald Trump arrives at federal court n Chicago to testify at a civil trial where he’s accused of enticing investors to buy condos at his Chicago skyscraper with promises of profit-sharing, then quietly...

  • Bernard Waber, children’s author, dies at age 91

    May 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image released by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt shows children’s author Bernard Waber in New York. Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt said in a statement Monday, May 20, 2013, that Waber died May 16 at his Long Island home after a long...

  • Navajo Nation opens flagship casino in Arizona

    May 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This image taken Friday, May 17, 2013 shows a glittering chandelier in the entryway of the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort near Flagstaff, Ariz. The casino run by the Navajo Nation provides a glimpse of the tribe’s traditions and culture. The...

  • Public pension employees skip Hawaii conference

    May 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie poses for photos with Hank Kim, executive director of the National Conference of Public Employee Retirement Systems, after giving a speech to open the conference in Honolulu on Monday, May 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Oskar Garcia)...

  • Palisades water tank repairs take to early summer

    May 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 24, 2010 photo, the Palisades nuclear power plant, located in Covert Township, Mich., is seen. On Sunday, May 5, 2013, the plant’s operators said a water leak led them to take it off line. The plant is owned by New Orleans-based...

  • Alaska volcano’s ash prompts flight cancellations

    May 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, May 17, 2013 file photo provided by the Alaskan Volcano Observatory, the Pavlof Volcano erupts as it’s seen from the air near Cold Bay, Alaska. The volcano’s eruption is prompting regional airlines to cancel flights to...