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“Rowdy” Roddy Piper Dies: Pro Wrestling Icon & Veteran Actor Was 61

“Rowdy” Roddy Piper, a wrestler and actor who was one of the kings of the squared circle during the WWF’s go-go days in the 1980s, died overnight at his home in Hollywood. He was 61. His agent Jay Schachter told Deadline that Piper, whose real name was Roderick George Toombs, died peacefully in his sleep. Show More Summary

NM 911 dispatcher quits after hanging up on frantic girl

3 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Matthew Sanchez called it quits Tuesday evening, just one day after the 10-year department veteran had been put on administrative duty.

Family, and a Fair Bit of Fortune, Lead Shaun Wright-Phillips to the Red Bulls

Everyone and his brother is joining M.L.S. these days, with the Premier League veteran Shaun Wright-Phillips now set to join the younger Bradley Wright-Phillips in Harrison.

Michael Shannon Will Star With Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne In Broadway’s ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ Revival

Todd Haimes’ Roundabout Theatre Company has signed the Oscar nominee and New York stage veteran to star as James Tyrone Jr., son of aging former matinee idol James Tyrone, played by Gabriel Byrne, in its revival of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day's Journey Into Night. Show More Summary

Last salute to true ‘patriot’ of NYC's Veterans Day Parade

5 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Friends and family remember Pat Gualtieri, a Vietnam vet who helped make Veterans Day Parade great again.

On Baseball: Help for Mets, Just When They Needed It

5 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The well-traveled veteran Juan Uribe provided a game-winning hit two days after joining the team, and the addition to the roster of Kelly Johnson and Michael Conforto have also buoyed the club.

George Coe, character actor and veteran of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ dies at 86

George Coe, a veteran character actor with a comedic touch that he brought to the early days of “Saturday Night Live,” died July 18 at a Santa Monica, Calif., convalescent facility. He was 86.His daughter Amy Bickers confirmed the death. Mr. Coe had lymphoma and other illnesses. Read full article >>

Veterans for Trump

The Trump campaign issued a press release the other day announcing the formation of the “Veterans for Trump” coalition in New Hampshire made up of veterans who will campaign for Donald Trump during the primaries. There is a list of 52 folks on the press release, but it seems that at least three of them […]

How video games are helping veterans with life after war

FEATURE: With 22 U.S. war veterans committing suicide every day, Operation Supply Drop is using games to support young vets returning home.

Happy Birthday, Jennifer Lopez!

These days, fans are getting used to seeing the veteran R&B/pop stars get back into the spotlight in the late 40s and early 50s. But who'll age gracefully? Well, Jennifer Lopez is one who has. The Bronx-born superstar is still golden at the age of 46. Lopez is the Continue reading…

Charles Jenkins; phony Vietnam vet/POW

AverageNCO found this guy Charles Jenkins in a news story about a Confederate flag rally in Jacksonville, Florida; “I spent 3 years, 9 months and 27 days as a POW in Vietnam,” said Charles Jenkins, a veteran and supporter of the Confederate flag. “So this hat gives me a right to fly this flag.” Jenkins […]

Does YouTube See Facebook as Real Competition?

Jamie Byrne is a bridge builder. As director of content commercialization, the YouTube veteran is charged with pairing creators with the brands he hopes will bring advertising dollars to the platform. On day one of VidCon 2015, the annual...Show More Summary

NBA TV grabs record ratings for Summer League coverage

Are basketball fans really interested in the NBA’s Summer League, in which there are a few rookies and young veterans that will make it to the opening day roster?? If NBA TV’s record-setting ratings are any indication, the answer to that question is pretty clear. Show More Summary

Mega Buzz: The Wet Hot Revival Finally Explains How Gene Befriended the Can of Vegetables

When Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp hits Netflix on July 31, it will give viewers a deep look into the psyche of Gene (Chris Meloni), the sweater-fondling, refrigerator-humping Vietnam veteran and camp chef - and it's surprisingly... Show More Summary

Medics Sue Seattle Police Over Excessive Use of Force and Use of Blast Balls on May Day

Police aim less-than-lethal weapons at protesters on May Day. Alex Garland Two medics, including one veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, are suing the Seattle Police Department alleging excessive force and suppression of theirShow More Summary

Pat Gualtieri, NYC Veterans Day Parade savior, dies at 70

last weekNews : NY Daily News

Pat Gualtieri, a Vietnam vet who helped resuscitate the city’s faltering Veterans Day Parade with his indefatigable spirit, died Tuesday.

'Happy Days' Actor And Big Band Singer Donny Most -- He's Still Got It!

Donny Most is hot! The "Happy Days" veteran is taking his (musical) act on the road, and the timing couldn't be better. Ralph Malph -- the show's "class clown" -- is nowhere to be seen when Don takes the stage with the (wildly talented) Donny Most Orchestra. Show More Summary

CNN Suggests GOP 'Hypocrisy' in Slamming Trump But Not Anti-Kerry Swift Boat Veterans

So far this week, CNN's John King and Chris Cuomo on New Day have both felt the need to dredge up the 2004 Swift Boat Veterans for Truth ads exposing negative aspects of then Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry's military service...Show More Summary

George Coe, actor who was original SNL member, dies at 86

George Coe, a veteran character actor with a comedic touch that he brought to the early days of Saturday Night Live, has died. He was 86.

Facebook Helps Save Life Of Man With Disability After His Incoherent Post Caught Friends’ Attention

Chris Thomas, a 28-year-old Pittsburgh man, will always remember July 15, 2015, as the day Facebook came to his rescue.   On that day, Thomas, an Army veteran and self-described "political nerd" who has limb-girdle muscular dystrophy,...Show More Summary

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