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Top 10 Moments From David Letterman’s Long Run

Top 10 Moments From David Letterman’s Long Run

May 5, 2015


Filed under Television

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...

Stagecoach Is Now The World’s Biggest Country Music Festival, With A Combined Attendance Of 210,000 This Year

Stagecoach Is Now The World’s Biggest Country Music Festival, With A Combined Attendance Of 210,000 This Year

May 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

By Randy Lewis Los Angeles Times (TNS) INDIO, Calif. — Miranda Lambert snagged an opportunity to catch her breath a few hours before she was to hit the stage as a headliner for the 2015 Stagecoach Country Music Festival, an event she’s played four times since it started eight years ago. “O...

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


Filed under Movies

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....

Jack Black Juggles His Golden Nuggets Of Comedy

Jack Black Juggles His Golden Nuggets Of Comedy

May 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

By Josh Rottenberg Los Angeles Times (TNS) Jack Black gets some of his best ideas in the middle of the night. In his younger days, he would often stay up until dawn, playing Scrabble over the Internet and letting his mind roam to strange places. Now that he’s got kids — sons ages 6 and 8 — h...

This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

May 5, 2015


Filed under Books

Tribune News Service (TNS) Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, April 19, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan © 2015, The Nielsen Co. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, publ...

This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

May 5, 2015


Filed under Books

Tribune News Service (TNS) Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, April 26, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan © 2015, The Nielsen Co. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, publ...

On The Couch With Podcaster Jerry Wemhoff

On The Couch With Podcaster Jerry Wemhoff

Angela Richart-Anchor and Anna Wemhoff-Editor

May 5, 2015


Filed under Campus, On The Couch With The Viewpoint, Top Stories

This week Angela Richart talks to former Northeast Community College audio production student Jerry Wemhoff about what it takes to be a podcaster.

International Students Entertain And Educate At The Culture Show

International Students Entertain And Educate At The Culture Show

Sonya Sandoval, Culture Reporter

April 30, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Members of the Northeast International Student Association held their annual Culture Show at the Welcome Center, delighting students and members of the community with international cuisine, dancing, and costumes. It was all part of the “World Culture Mix and Mingle,” held Sunday April 26, from 4...

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 ...

Hot Summer Movies, From ‘Avengers’ To ‘Minions’

Hot Summer Movies, From ‘Avengers’ To ‘Minions’

April 28, 2015


Filed under Movies

By Rafer Guzman Newsday (TNS) Everything old is new again this summer, as many familiar characters and beloved titles — some more than 50 years old — return to the big screen. That means superheroes, of course, and so summer officially begins with the second “Avengers” film on Friday and con...

Fraternities Drop Student Lobbying Against Rape Investigations

Fraternities Drop Student Lobbying Against Rape Investigations

April 28, 2015


Filed under National

By David Glovin Bloomberg News (TNS) New York-- College fraternities and sororities, facing an online protest by hundreds of their members, won’t ask students to push for rules making it harder for universities to investigate campus rape claims. The groups’ political arm had planned to enlist the s...

Mexicans Hold North Korean Freighter Over UN Weapons Sanctions

Mexicans Hold North Korean Freighter Over UN Weapons Sanctions

April 28, 2015


Filed under National

By Tim Johnson McClatchy Foreign Staff (TNS) TUXPAN, Mexico — The cargo holds were empty and the 430-foot-long North Korean freighter Mu Du Bong was riding high in the water when the vessel slammed into a coral reef in Mexican waters in the Gulf of Mexico last July 14, thudding to a halt. The f...

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