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Archive for June 22nd, 2013

  • ‘Under the Dome’ helps break summer rerun spell

    June 22, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated publicity photo released by CBS Entertainment shows Colin Ford, as Joe, in a scene from the pilot episode of the TV series “Under the Dome,” premiering Monday, June 24, 2013 at 10 p.m. EST on the CBS Television Network. The series is based on...

  • Food Network won’t renew Paula Deen’s contract

    June 22, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Jan. 17, 2012 file photo shows celebrity chef Paula Deen posing for a portrait in New York. It was revealed that Deen admitted during questioning in a lawsuit that she had slurred blacks in the past. It’s the second time the queen of...

  • Robert Duvall stops in on ‘Whitey’ Bulger trial

    June 22, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Academy Award winning actor Robert Duvall leaves U.S. District Court Friday, June 21, 2013, in Boston where he had been a spectator at the racketeering trial of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger. Duvall, 82, has had starring roles in...

  • Bumps in the stock market’s bull run

    June 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Traders gather at the post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange that handles Pfizer and Zoetis, Friday, June 21, 2013. The stock market is closed out a wild week with a modest gain as the Dow Jones industrial average rose 41 points Friday, or 0.3...

  • Olive Garden luring diners with cheaper prices

    June 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday, March 20, 2013 photo people leave an Olive Garden restaurant at sunset in Foxborough, Mass. Darden Restaurants Inc., which has been struggling to hold onto customers in recent years, said Friday, June 21, 2013, that deal offers like a...

  • EU finance ministers fail to agree on bank rules

    June 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Netherlands’ Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, left, talks with France’s Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici, right, and Sweden’s Finance Minister Anders Borg during a European finance ministers meeting in Luxembourg, Friday, June 21,...

  • Brazil leader breaks silence about protests

    June 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A message by Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is broadcast live at the bus station in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, June 21, 2013. The Brazilian ended her near-silence about more than a week of massive, violent protests, saying in a prime time TV broadcast...

  • Administrator opens probe of spill claims lawyer

    June 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 21, 2010 file aerial photo, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico more than 50 miles southeast of Venice, La. A lawyer working for the court-appointed administrator to review claims as part of the...

  • Ex-Enron CEO gets 10 years cut from sentence

    June 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling is escorted from the federal courthouse Friday, June 21, 2013, in Houston after being re-sentenced for his role in the energy giants’ collapse. Skilling was resentenced to 14 years as part of a court-ordered reduction...

  • Ind. seeks $614K for standardized testing problems

    June 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Fort Wayne Community School Superintendent Wendy Robinson talks with Randy Borror before the start of a joint House and Senate education committee hearing at the Statehouse Friday, June 21, 2013, in Indianapolis. A legislative study committee listened as...