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Archive for May 24th, 2013

  • Jury foreman says life or death decision unfair

    May 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Virginia Aguiar, right, comforts Tiffany Sarmient as she cries in frustration after it was announced the jury deadlocked on the penalty phase of the Jodi Arias murder trial out in front of Maricopa County Superior Court Thursday, May 23, 2013, in Phoenix....

  • At least three people fall victim to E-Tech scam

    May 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    People stating to be a company called E-Tech Security have been calling residents around town claiming to be affiliated with Microsoft and correcting errors on computers, but it’s all a scam. According to office manager at Oasis Computers, September Bosch,...

  • Martin Kent Jordan

    May 24, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    “The world is full of problem identifiers. Be different. Be unique. Be a problem solver.” As an educator, Mr. J was just that kind of person. Martin Kent Jordan passed away on May 23, 2013, in Dallas, Texas. He was born in Portales to Lonnie and Roedean...

  • Brown hounded for calling Manila ‘gates of hell’

    May 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 23, 2006 file photo, author Dan Brown talks about his court dealings surrounding his book “The Da Vinci Code” in Portsmouth, N.H. Dan Brown’s description of Manila as “the gates of hell” in the American...

  • Emails show concern for Jackson deterioration

    May 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London, announcing plans to appear at the London O2 Arena in July. Emails displayed in a Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, show that a...

  • Shelton, Underwood coming to aid of Oklahomans

    May 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This May 21, 2013 photo released by NBC shows married singers Miranda Lambert, left, and Blake Shelton performing an acoustic version of the hit “Over You” during a broadcast of the singing competition series, “The Voice,” in Los...

  • Writer Chinua Achebe honored in Nigeria funeral

    May 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Men hold programs bearing the image of Chinua Achebe during a funeral service in Ogidi, Nigeria, on Thursday, May 23, 2013. The family of famed writer Chinua Achebe buried the writer Thursday in his hometown of Ogidi. Achebe is widely known for his 1958...

  • 87-year-old woman loses to Trump in civil case

    May 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Jacqueline Goldberg responds to a reporters’ question after a federal jury returned with a finding in Donald Trump’s favor in her civil case alleging that the real estate mogul cheated her in a skyscraper condo deal, Thursday, May 23, 2013 in...

  • CBS up, ‘Idol’ down as traditional TV season ends

    May 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated publicity image released by CBS shows, from left, Simon Helberg, Jim Parsons, and Johnny Galecki in a scene from “The Big Bang Theory.” For the 10th time in 11 years, CBS was the nation’s most-watched network, the Nielsen...

  • West Bank and romance prominent in ‘Omar’

    May 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Jan. 31, 2006 file photo shows Hany Abu-Assad, director of the Oscar nominated Palestinian film “Paradise Now,” posing for a photo at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. Abu-Assad is also director of “Omar,” one of the...