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Archive for August 30th, 2013

  • AIANTA hosts annual conference in Tulsa, Okla

    August 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE—The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association proudly presents the 15th Annual American Indian Tourism Conference “Tourism: The Economic Engine for Indian Country” hosted by the Cherokee Nation at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in...

  • Nation’s racial progress

    August 30, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    Fifty years ago this week, a seminal moment in history was off many Americans’ radar. This was the era before cable news and the Internet, so the only view most had of the event was on the evening news and in the daily newspaper the next day. Even then,...

  • National Opinion – Stay out of Syria

    August 30, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    Please, not again. Yet there it was in a news report: Finding of strong evidence that the regime in Syria used chemical weapons against its own people raises chances of “a U.S. military strike.” It would not be a major incursion, administration officials...

  • Texas town holds first Westfest since blast

    August 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Sept. 1, 2012 photo, a volunteer fire department truck turns the corner during the annual Westfest parade in West, Texas. Starting Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, the town will hold the signature celebration of its Czech heritage – the first Westfest...

  • NBA’s Lamar Odom arrested for DUI in Los Angeles

    August 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 13, 2013, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers’ Lamar Odom smiles during NBA basketball practice in Los Angeles. Odom was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence early Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, after a CHP officer saw his...

  • Nugent’s wife arrested with gun at Texas airport

    August 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated booking photo provided by the DFW Airport Police shows 51-year-old Shemane Ann Nugent, the wife of musician Ted Nugent. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport confirmed that 51-year-old Nugent was taken into custody Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013,...

  • Venice: Israeli film takes no sides in conflict

    August 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Director Yuval Adler poses for portraits at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival held from Aug. 28 through Sept. 7, in Venice, Italy, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis) VENICE, Italy (AP) — Israeli director Yuval Adler and...

  • CBS blackout dispute threatens football fans

    August 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2011, file photo, a CBS cameraman works during the second quarter of an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Houston Texans in Houston. There’s been no reported progress in negotiations between CBS Corp. and...

  • Fox’s O’Reilly: I made wrong claim about march

    August 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Oct. 13, 2012 file photo shows Fox News commentator and author Bill O’Reilly at the Comedy Central “Night Of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together For Autism Programs” at the Beacon Theatre in New York. O’Reilly...

  • Kate makes first appearance since royal birth

    August 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, made her first public appearance since the birth of Prince George as she joined husband Prince William, the Duke Of Cambridge, at Breakwater Country Park for the start of the Ring O’ Fire Anglesey Coastal Ultra Marathon, a...