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Archive for October 26th, 2013

  • Jeanie C. Baxter

    October 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services for Jeanie C. Baxter, 80, of Roswell, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the family home. All family and friends are invited. Jeanie passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at the family home. Jeanie was born May 17, 1933, in...

  • Complaints claim Egypt satirist defamed military

    October 26, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Egyptians watch the weekly program of Bassem Youssef, the man known as “Egypt’s Jon Stewart,” at a coffee shop in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Egypt’s most popular TV satirist, famed for mercilessly skewering the former Islamist president on...

  • Marcia Wallace dies, voice of ‘Simpsons’ Krabappel

    October 26, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This 1972 file photo made available by CBS Television shows Marcia Wallace. Wallace, who played a receptionist on “The Bob Newhart Show” and the voice of Edna Krabappel on “The Simpsons” died Saturday Oct. 26, 2013. (AP...

  • Quincy Jones sues Michael Jackson’s estate

    October 26, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – Quincy Jones arrives at the world premiere of the music video for Paul McCartney’s song, “My Valentine”, in West Hollywood, Calif., in this April 13, 2012 file photo. Jones sued Jackson’s estate on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013,...

  • Malaysia bans Ke$ha concert, cites ‘culture’ clash

    October 26, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sep. 22 2013 file photo, Ke$ha performs at the IHeartRadio Music Festival, in Las Vegas. Authorities in Muslim-majority Malaysia have banned a planned concert by U.S. pop singer Ke$ha after deciding it would hurt cultural and religious...

  • NYSE holds ‘successful’ dry run for Twitter IPO

    October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Oct. 18, 2013, file photo shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen in New York. Twitter Inc. said in a regulatory filing Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, that it is putting forth 70 million shares in the initial public offering. (AP Photo/Richard...

  • Police: Tenn. man had loaded rifle in bag at JFK

    October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo provided by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department, shows a case containing three guns after it was seized by police at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. Policed have arrested...

  • Military bases open their doors to home-schoolers

    October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Oct. 9, 2013, Josh Gillespie, 8, left, talks about a math problem with a parent volunteer Shannon Morgan, right, during a math lesson with teacher Jennifer Whittaker, center, at a homeschooling co-operative at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. A...

  • As health marketplaces open, Vt. eyes bigger goal

    October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 18, 2013, file photo, Gov. Peter Shumlin addresses a forum for small business owners looking at the launch of the Vermont Health Connect Health Insurance Exchange in Montpelier, Vt. While much of the nation works to implement the...

  • GOP hopes Obama heath care woes have staying power

    October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 21, 2013, file photo President Barack Obama, standing with supporters of his health care law, speaks in the White House Rose Garden in Washington about the problem ridden rollout of his health care overhaul. For nearly five years,...