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Dusty Baker Hiring Puts Nationals On Line for World Series

Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker (12) and San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy meet at the start of Game 3 of the National League division baseball series, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Michael Keating) The National League East was already going to be fascinating in 2016 with the revived [...]

Politix Update: Campaigning Against Evils Of Capitalism Leaves Republican Candidates Vulnerable

Among the marble busts arrayed around the statue of Ronald Reagan in the Temple of the Great Conservative God are those of James A. Baker, Michael Deaver, Edwin Meese, Alexander Haig, David Stockman and Arthur Laffer, who while not exactly a household name is the only one of Reagan’s advisers whose views still deeply influence [...]Show More Summary

‘Jeopardy!’ Contestant’s 13-Week Winning Streak Is Over

It’s over for Matt Jackson, but don’t feel too badly. The 23-year-old paralegal from Washington ended his 13-week Jeopardy! winning streak today, losing to New York City’s Michael Baker. But in the process, he amassed over $400,000 in...Show More Summary

‘Orphan Train’ Optioned By Broad Green; ‘Tempe Grandin’ Scribe Christopher Monger To Adapt

Broad Green Pictures has optioned feature rights for the bestselling Christina Baker Kline novel Orphan Train. Temple Grandin scribe Christopher Monger will write the script. Groundswell Productions’ Michael London and Janice Williams are producing. Show More Summary

EMC executive and his GM past played key role in EMC-Dell mechanics

By Liana B. Baker and Michael Flaherty NEW YORK (Reuters) - As a young investment banker in the 1990s, Harry You learned about an obscure General Motors Co security called a 'tracking stock.' As an EMC Corp executive working on selling the data storage company to Dell Inc, he helped revive it. Show More Summary

EMC’s Elliott Reprieve: Don’t Sell VMware, Says Wells

Shares of storage titan EMC (EMC) are down 5 cents at $24.16, following a report yesterday afternoon by Reuters’s Michael Flaherty and Liana Baker stating the company had received something of a reprieve from activist shop Elliott Management in which to contemplate Elliott’s demands for change. As the authors explain, EMC and Elliott had agreed that Elliott […]

Could Delaying Retirement Be Good For Your Health?

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

He's been at it for 45 years. Wake up before 2 a.m. Turn on the fryer. And have the glazed doughnuts and peanut-topped coffeecakes ready by 6 a.m. Yup, Michael Doucleff Sr. is a baker and small-business owner in Alton, Ill. At at age 70, he doesn't show many signs of slowing down. Show More Summary

The Tragedy of Thomas Merton

A conservative critique by Michael Baker. It is well worth reading. Part I The discussion of self-absorption gave me serious pause. What is the typical blogger if not self-absorbed? Part II Some other Merton materials

An R-rated Hollywood adaptation of CHiPs is on the way

Starring Michael Peña and Dax Shepard as Ponch and Jon Baker, respectively.

Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain

Eddie Obissi and Michael Borella: McRo v. Square Enix JC Torres: Apple Watch Patent Lets You Fist Bump To Share Files George Kanabe and Bryce Baker: It’s Not Just What You Know But When You Know Kerry Flynn: Samsung Patent Could Double Smartphone Battery Life Ashby Jones: A Closer Look At The “Blurred Lines” Verdict […]

Cake Art is a baker’s paradise

Looking for dinosaur cake toppers or 20 different colors of sprinkles? Cake Art is like a baker’s version of craft mecca Michaels, offering fondant in every hue, Darth Vader–shaped pans, and all the cake cutters and piping bags you’ll ever need.

Alex Haley, Entertainer

5 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlLA

Alex Haley’s grandson Michael Baker recently ventured to the small town in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, where his ancestor Kunta Kinte once toiled as a slave. In an interview with Ebony, he explained that once he discovered only Haley...Show More Summary

Newswire: Legendary makeup artist Rick Baker is retiring and auctioning off his work

Rick Baker—the makeup artist and special effects maven who made his name designing aliens for the original Star Wars and Michael Jackson’s makeup in the video for Thriller, and won seven Best Makeup Oscars for films like An American Werewolf In London, Ed Wood, and Men In Black—has announced his retirement. Show More Summary

You can win one of Rick Baker's zombie prosthetics from Michael Jackson's Thriller!!!

Here's your chance to own a piece of pop culture history! Win a hand-painted foam latex zombie face appliance created by Rick Baker for John Landis and Michael Jackson's THRILLER video! Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Show More Summary

The Same-Sex Couple Who Got a Marriage License in 1971

6 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

With some legal sleight of hand, Jack Baker and Michael McConnell obtained a marriage license in Minnesota four decades before the state legalized same-sex unions.

A Belated, but Welcome, Proposal to Fix the Mount Baker Mess

Last Thursday, SDOT’s Accessible Mount Baker project manager Michael James—a youthful guy with an indifferently tucked shirt and an eager smile, presented an intriguing, but still unfunded, proposal to improve the transit, bike, and pedestrian connections around and between the Mount Baker light rail station on the west side of MLK and the Mount Baker […]

Michael Baker International Wins $50M Environmental Contract

The National Park Service has awarded a five-year, $50 million contract to the Michael Baker International/AMEC team to provide technical environmental support services for the National Park Service’s Park Facility Management Division and Environmental Management Systems program. Show More Summary

Master Builder Tim Baker Creates a ‘Groot Swing’ for Father and Son ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Super-Fans

11 months agoHumor : Laughing Squid

On a recent episode of Super-Fan Builds (previously), designer/master builder Tim Baker and his team at Tim Baker Creations granted the wish of viewer Karen Brooks to create a “Groot Swing” for her husband Michael Coleman and their son Patrick, after they both fell in love with the Guardians of the Galaxy film. Baker started […]

Michael Conway Baker

Did you ever look forward to something with as much eager anticipation as a 6-year-old before Christmas, knowing full well that it couldn't possibly turn out to be as thrilling as you hoped, but when it finally happened, it was evenShow More Summary

President Obama's Home Stretch: Saving Lives, Conserving Natural Resources, and Securing His Legacy

Recently, the New York Times ran the best of dozens of stories about how President Obama will behave in the last quarter of his eight years in office. Veteran political reporters Peter Baker and Michael Shear wrote: "As the President's...Show More Summary

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