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Archive for June 18th, 2013

  • Second City co-founder brought intellect to comedy

    June 18, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This 1986 photo provided by The Second City shows Bernard Sahlins, co-founder of The Second City, posing with actors during an opening night party in Chicago. Sahlins, who nurtured the early careers of many of the earliest stars of “Saturday Night...

  • Tony Awards spur box offices on Broadway

    June 18, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This June 9, 2013 file photo shows Patina Miller accepting her Tony Award for best actress in a musical for her role in “Pippin” at the 67th Annual Tony Awards in New York. There were smiles at many Broadway box offices last week as a...

  • Miss Utah latest beauty queen to botch answer

    June 18, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Miss Utah Marissa Powell walks the runway during the introductions of the Miss USA 2013 pageant, Sunday, June 16, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jeff Bottari) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Miss Utah Marissa Powell is the latest beauty queen to trip on national...

  • Ex-NFL star Chad Johnson released from jail

    June 18, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 12, 2012 file photo, Chad Johnson, center, leaves Broward County Jail in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A contrite Johnson apologized Monday, June 17, 2013, for disrespecting a judge when the former NFL star slapped his attorney on the...

  • Adventure of Everest begins at tiny Nepal airstrip

    June 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Sunday, May 26, 2013 photo, a flight takes off for Katmandu from Lukla airport, Nepal. Carved out of side of a mountain, the airport was built by Sir Edmund Hillary in 1965, and at an altitude of 2,843 meters (9,325 feet) the Lukla airport has earned...

  • Hillary Clinton addresses Michigan business group

    June 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Supporters of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, stand outside DeVos Place where she was scheduled to speak at the Economic Club of Grand Rapids’ annual dinner Monday, June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, Cory Morse) ALL LOCAL...

  • Port of LA unveils plan for marine research center

    June 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    The 100-year-old pier on the San Pedro waterfront is seen in Los Angeles Monday, June 17, 2013. LA Port officials unveiled plans to create a $500 million marine research center, called AltaSea in Los Angeles. The marine center will take 15 to 20 years to...

  • Texas, SD governors court Conn. gun makers

    June 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry takes his seat before speaking on civility in politics at the Ferguson Library in Stamford, Conn. on Monday, June 17, 2013. Perry and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard visited Connecticut on Monday to court gun manufacturers that have...

  • Census data: Ohio may be stemming ‘brain drain’

    June 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this May 22, 2013 photo, Ariel Walker, assistant to the city manager for intergovernmental affairs for the City of Dayton, works in her office in Dayton, Ohio. Originally from Pittsburgh, she studied at the University of Dayton and stayed in Dayton after...

  • Expert: Promoter created conflict with Jackson doc

    June 18, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson announces several concerts at the London O2 Arena in July, at a press conference at the London O2 Arena. AEG Live LLC CEO Randy Phillips told a jury on Wednesday June 12, 2013, that he saw Jackson...