… people known to be interested in running for the congressional seat currently held by Mel Watt. The list, per the Associated Press and Winston-Salem Journal: • Rep. Alma Adams of Greensboro • George Battle, the attorney for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools • Rep. Marcus Brandon of High Point • Harold Cogdell, a former Mecklenburg County […]
Nominees for the Golden Globe Awards 2014 ceremony were announced on Thursday morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The Golden Globes honor the year's best in film and television, split into the genres of comedy (or musical)...Show More Summary
Associated Press reports that Keith Michael Novak, a member of the Minnesota National Guard and a commander of his own “militia” unit is being sought by Feds for stealing information from his former 82d Airborne unit and offering to sell it to undercover FBI agents to create identities for his fellow militia members; [He] was […]
Fans of spicy Sriacha sauce should consider stockpiling a few bottles after California’s Department of Public Health set out stricter rules for delivery. According to the Associated Press, Huy Fong Foods will be unable to meet freshShow More Summary
spotonlists.com The Minnesota Orchestra Association put out a press release today about its year-end financial results. The press release may be summarized thusly: Look, we had a great year! Even though the orchestra hasn't performed in 13 months. Show More Summary
The Dallas Cowboys defense took a thumping at the hands of the Chicago Bears on Monday night. A pair of Cowboys defenders also felt the beating in their wallets. According to the Associated Press, defensive back Orlando Scandrick and defensive end George Selvie each were fined for the league for actions against the Bears in…
Distressing that this joke actually resonates: According to Kennedy, one of the most pressing concerns associated with rapid aristocratization is the drastic transformation of the metropolitan landscape in a way that fails to maximize livable space. Show More Summary
The Dallas Cowboys will get a reinforcement back to help try to patch an ailing defensive unit. According to the Associated Press, the Cowboys have activated defensive end Edgar Jones from the injured reserve list. Jones was placed on the reserve/designated to return list in October after suffering an abdominal/groin injury. Jones appeared in the…
A State Department official said Wednesday that the U.S. is considering sanctions against the Ukraine government for its crackdown on pro-West demonstrators, the Associated Press reports. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki did not elaborate on what kind of sanctions the U.S. Show More Summary
A photojournalist for the Associated Press is pulling no punches in a scathing opinion piece published today in The New York Times, referring to the restrictions on press photographers covering the president as "draconian" and calling...Show More Summary
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam has looked like a rookie plenty of times on the field. He just made his biggest rookie blunder off of it Wednesday. In an interview with the Associated Press and Comcast SportsNet,...Show More Summary
From a press release on behalf of the Minnesota Orchestral Association: "'The fact that the organization’s deficit is substantially smaller in a year without any performances indicates the degree to which this business model is out of alignment,' said Board...
A man who spent 30 years behind bars walked out of prison a free man and into the arms of his two daughters, lawyers and friends earlier today, the Associated Press reports.
Tman sends us a link to the Associated Press which reports that Leon Panetta, as the Director of the CIA gave a speech to CIA employees which included classified details of the bin Laden raid. Apparently, scriptwriter Mark Boal from the staff working on “Zero Dark Thirty” was in the room; Panetta said through a […]
Earlier today I posted a clip of the folks at Fox News freaking out about this. Here's the report from the Associated Press: A Festivus pole made of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer cans is on display at the Capitol across the rotunda from a Nativity scene. Show More Summary
BREAKING: U.S. Sen. Alexander says chief of staff on leave after home searched in child porn investigation.-- The Associated Press (@AP) December 11, 2013
The Associated Press: "Tensions gripping Ukraine spilled over into Georgia on Wednesday when a fight erupted in parliament over plans to support the Ukrainian opposition."
Photo by Joshua Wanyama/Flickr Archbishop Desmond Tutu's South Africa home was robbed while he was at the memorial for Nelson Mandela, the Associated Press reported Wednesday morning. A statement from South African Police Service said the robbery at Tutu's Cape Town home happened between 7 p.m. Show More Summary
One day before the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced its nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild revealed its top contenders for the 20th annual SAG Awards. The full list of SAG Awards nominees is below. Show More Summary
The frozen pizza brand DiGiorno severed its business relationship with a dairy farm after a video surfaced on YouTube showing workers abusing milk cows, according to the Associated Press. The video, released by animal rights activists, showed workers stabbing, kicking, whipping and dragging cows with ropes and clamps. Show More Summary