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Dulaney Senior Earns National Merit Northrup Grumman Scholarship

June 30, 2015


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Mary K. Tilghman The Baltimore Sun (TNS) Amanda Bilger says school has always come easy for her, but that doesn't mean she has breezed through Dulaney High School. Now a senior, she took the tough courses, helped the schools VEX Robotics Club qualify for three world competitions, sang in Dulaney's a c...

Springfield, Home Of ‘The Simpsons,’ Opens At Universal Studios Hollywood

Springfield, Home Of ‘The Simpsons,’ Opens At Universal Studios Hollywood

June 11, 2015


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By Martin Miller Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — Springfield, the mythical city that serves as Anytown, USA for “The Simpsons,” is enjoying some urban sprawl in the real world. Home to America’s favorite screaming yellow TV characters, the town becomes bicoastal on Wednesday when Uni...

Asher Vollmer, Creator Of The Elegant ‘Threes,’ Turns Cynical With ‘Royals.’

Asher Vollmer, Creator Of The Elegant ‘Threes,’ Turns Cynical With ‘Royals.’

June 9, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

By Todd Martens Los Angeles Times (TNS) Asher Vollmer helped make one of the most popular games of 2014. “Threes” has been downloaded more than 1 million times and was blessed by Apple as the mobile game of the year. It’s the puzzle game at its most elegant, owning an invitingly crisp design and requiring little more...

Northeast 42nd Commencement To Be Held Saturday, May 16, 2015

Northeast 42nd Commencement To Be Held Saturday, May 16, 2015

May 15, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

NORFOLK – The 42nd Commencement of Northeast Community College will take place on Saturday, May 16, at 10 a.m. in the Cox Activities Center on the Norfolk campus. As of Wednesday, May 6, some 871 students, including those earning double majors, and 214 who completed their studies this past December,...

Hawks Basketball Players Headed To Division I Universities In California

Hawks Basketball Players Headed To Division I Universities In California

May 7, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

NORFOLK – Two members of the Northeast Community College men’s basketball team are headed to California to continue their collegiate careers at NCAA Division I universities. Sophomores Buay Tuach, Omaha, has signed with Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles, while Chima Moneke, Canberra...

Winnebago’s Mathew Wingett Signs With Northeast Community College

Winnebago’s Mathew Wingett Signs With Northeast Community College

May 7, 2015


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NORFOLK – Mathew Wingett, who helped lead Winnebago to an inspiring Nebraska Class C-1 State Basketball Championship after an amazing season this year, has signed to play basketball at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. The 6’ 3” senior standout led the Indians (27-1) with 22 points in...

Furious 7′ Breaks Box-Office Records With $143.6 Million Opening

Furious 7′ Breaks Box-Office Records With $143.6 Million Opening

May 7, 2015


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By Saba Hamedy Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — “Furious 7” set box-office records and raced to No. 1 with a massive, $143.6 million domestic opening. If early estimates hold, the film will mark the biggest debut for the Universal franchise, which has so far racked up more than $2 billion...

Top 10 Moments From David Letterman’s Long Run

Top 10 Moments From David Letterman’s Long Run

May 5, 2015


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By Neal Justin Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) David Letterman doesn’t retire for another 2 1/2 weeks, but already the accolades are rolling in as fans prepare to say goodbye to the most influential comedian of his generation. CBS weighs in Monday with a 90-minute special hosted by Ray Romano...

Two Hawks Golfers Qualify For National Championship

Two Hawks Golfers Qualify For National Championship

May 5, 2015


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NORFOLK - Two members of the Northeast Community College golf team have qualified for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Men's Golf Championship. Sophomores Justin Bruntz, Fort Collins, CO, and Conner Watson, Omaha, will play in the tournament at Goose Pond Colony R...

Reese Witherspoon, Sofia Vergara And Director Anne Fletcher Are In ‘Hot Pursuit’ Of Laughs And Respect

Reese Witherspoon, Sofia Vergara And Director Anne Fletcher Are In ‘Hot Pursuit’ Of Laughs And Respect

May 5, 2015


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By Rebecca Keegan Los Angeles Times (TNS) Behind Reese Witherspoon’s back, Sofia Vergara was lowering her eyelids in a mock, come hither stare. “You can really tell what Sofia is passionate about,” Witherspoon said, earnestly attempting to make a point about Vergara’s strong personal brand....

Rhiannon Giddens: A Folk Star’s Breakout Moment

Rhiannon Giddens: A Folk Star’s Breakout Moment

April 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

By Jon Bream Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) She is named after a Welsh mythological spirit. She calls a guy named T Bone her “fairy godfather.” And she just led a singalong at the White House with Barack and Michelle. Rhiannon Giddens has been on a roll since hip producer T Bone Burnett ca...

Prospects Fading For ‘NBC Nightly News’ Anchor Brian Williams’ Return

Prospects Fading For ‘NBC Nightly News’ Anchor Brian Williams’ Return

April 28, 2015


Filed under Television

By Stephen Battaglio Los Angeles Times (TNS) WASHINGTON — Many in the media business believe that the future looks bleak for suspended “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams. NBC News executives are in the midst of an internal review into Williams’ reporting, and it will be at least five ...

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