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Archive for September 6th, 2013

  • Why fewer working-age Americans are working

    September 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The drop in the unemployment rate in August to a 4 1/2-year low was hardly cause for celebration. The rate fell because more people stopped looking for work. More than 300,000 people were no longer working or looking for a job. Their...

  • Theory of evolution has holes

    September 6, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: A letter in the Aug. 13 Record (“Improbable not the same as impossible”) made some questionable assumptions concerning the probability of life arising spontaneously. First, he correctly pointed out that the probability of any permutation of a...

  • Follow divine law, not earthly rulers

    September 6, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor, I saw the letter by Yvonne Lehman of Calvary Baptist Church condemning gay marriage rights (July 16) and Pastor Bobby Barnett lamenting the sad condition of his country. What should Christians do when they see bad laws being passed? Christians...

  • Keeping smartphone choice alive

    September 6, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    With the $7.2 billion Nokia acquisition, Microsoft becomes a player in making smartphones. The Finns are sore about this. Nokia is Finland’s flagship company. In 2010 Stephen Elop, a Canadian, left Microsoft to become the first foreign chief executive of...

  • NFL brain injuries

    September 6, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    Next week the National Football League begins play in earnest, and across the nation millions of Americans will welcome another season of this thrilling, but violent, sport. But this season will be different. It is the first in which the NFL has financially...

  • At Minkoff, Janelle Monae _ and fabulous footwear

    September 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    The Rebecca Minkoff Spring Summer 2014 collection is modeled as singer Janelle Monae performs, left, at New York Fashion Week on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Lisa Tolin) NEW YORK (AP) — OMG, the music! And OMG, the shoes! That was the...

  • ‘Mockingbird’ NY suit against 2 defendants settled

    September 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    File-This Aug. 20,2007 file photo shows author Harper Lee smiling during a ceremony honoring the four new members of the Alabama Academy of Honor in at the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. “To Kill a Mockingbird” author Lee has settled a New York...

  • In ‘Gravity,’ a cinematic feat amid the cosmos

    September 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This publicity photo released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Sandra Bullock, left, as Dr. Ryan Stone in “Gravity.” (AP Photo/Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures) TORONTO (AP) — It’s the 13-minute shot heard round the world. Festival audiences in...

  • Katy Perry previews new album ‘Prism’ at NYC event

    September 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This CD cover image released by Capitol Records shows “Prism” by Katy Perry. (AP Photo/Capitol Records) NEW YORK (AP) — Katy Perry says although she’s “older and wiser,” she still plans to have fun. Perry debuted 12 songs from...

  • Ticketmaster puts resale, unsold tickets in 1 spot

    September 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    CAPTION CORRECTION CHANGES TICKETMASTER PLUS TO TM+ This Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 screen shot taken from a Ticketmaster website shows a seating chart for the Dolphins-Falcons football game on Sept. 22, 2013, on the Ticketmaster website displaying resale tickets...