Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Emily maynard

  • Emily Maynard as the new "Bachelorette" was the topic of conversation with Chris Harrison and Khloe Kardashian on her new Texas radio talk show. Khloe's brand new Dallas radio show had Harrison spilling the beans on the up and coming season with Emily.
  • (topic on Khloe Kardashian's radio show with Chris Harrison! Link - Examiner)
  • After weeks of speculation, the face of ABCs The Bachelor and The Bachelorette franchises, Chris Harrison announced on Good Morning America that Emily Maynard will be the next lady looking for love on The Bachelorette.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Update: ABC has since confirmed that Maynard, whose fiance Ricky Hendrick was killed a plane cash in Oct. 2004, will in fact be the first single mother to star as The Bachelorette on the series next cycle.
  • (New York Post)
  • The Oscar nominations were not the only big announcement made Tuesday morning on ABC's Good Morning America. The network also announced that Emily Maynard will be the next star of The Bachelorette.
  • (The Celebrity Cafe.com)
  • The Southern single mom, who won Brad Womacks final rose on The Bachelor last year only to break their engagement months later, returns to the franchise for another chance at love.
  • (Hollywood Reporter)
  • ABC has no comment yet, but both Entertainment Weekly and People magazine are reporting that Charlottes Emily Maynard will be the next Bachelorette for the ABC franchise.
  • (The News & Observer)
  • (CBS) Emily Maynard is looking for love on TV once again. The Southern single mom, whom Brad Womack proposed to on The Bachelor, will reportedly be the next star of The Bachelorette.
  • (CBS News)
  • Emily Maynard is ready to find love again. Us Weekly reports the single mom from North Carolina will be ABCs next Bachelorette. Maynard won notoriety when she got engaged to Bachelor Brad Womack, 38, on his second stint on the show back in March 2011.
  • (Click10.com)
  • Brad Womack has tried twice on The Bachelor to find love and failed, but perhaps his ex-fiancée will have better luck. Emily Maynard, who Womack proposed to on the ABC reality series last year, gave back his engagement ring in May.
  • (The Post-Standard - Syracuse.com (blog))

National signing day 2012

  • National Signing Day is upon us. As college footballs 2012 recruiting classes take shape, familiar faces are again paving the way: Alabama, Texas and Ohio State currently claim the nations top three classes.
  • (CNN Sports Illustrated)
  • It wouldn't be the week of national signing day without at least a couple of recruits flipping commitments.
  • (Sporting News)
  • There is no shortage of storylines heading into national signing day on Wednesday, with several elite recruits looking for a place to call home for the next couple seasons. That makes it a tense day for college football coaches and fans around the country.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • He's a star, all right. The No.1 player in college football recruiting and high school player with his own Twitter hashtag. More important, Dorial Green-Beckham—#DGB in recruitnik Twitterworld—can make four good teams great.
  • (Sporting News)
  • Danny Hope is coming off a win at the Little Caesars Bowl, but is looking to do more and move on to bigger and better bowls over the years, that is why he has worked hard recruiting.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • CLEVELAND, Ohio -- College footballs national signing day for the high school class of 2012 is on Wednesday. According to most ratings, the day is a bonanza for the Ohio State Buckeyes and their new head coach, Urban Meyer.
  • (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • officially decreed National Signing Day, when all over America, high school seniors can officially plight their troth to a college football program. Basketball has its national signing day in November.
  • (NPR News)
  • Today is national signing day. Heres a quick look at what Miami Overall outlook: Based on current commitments, the Hurricanes 2012 signing class is ranked No. 7 nationally by Scout.com, No. 8 by Rivals.com, No.
  • (Sun Sentinel)
  • CLEVELAND, Ohio - Check out a special National Signing Day edition of Starting Blocks TV as local Ohio State football recruits discuss signing with the Buckeyes.
  • (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • Also a February tradition: National Signing Day. It's Wednesday, Feb. 1. For us here at The Flint Journal, the timing couldn't be better. Coming Feb. 2, the website and print product here and across MLive Media Group will be different.
  • (MLive.com)

Burmese python

  • And for the past 15 years, Secor has studied the Burmese python -- a docile ambush-feeder that may eat only every other month or even just once a year in the wild.
  • (San Francisco Examiner)
  • WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Mammals like raccoons, opossums, rabbits and deer are vanishing from the Florida Everglades as Burmese pythons multiply, researchers said Monday.
  • (United Press International)
  • Scientists believe they may be recording the first significant impact of the explosive spread of Burmese Pythons in South Florida's Everglades National Park.
  • (Alaska Dispatch)
  • The State may need to declare the Burmese Python a non-game animal, but… A pair of python cowboy boots runs some $200 or so from reputable manufacturers.
  • (Article.nationalreview.com)
  • Entities within the U.S. Department of Interior have snuck through a new law, circumventing the voting process, which bans the transportation of the Burmese python from one state to another.
  • (Athens News)
  • Hes been catching snakes since he was a kid in Texas. But he says a 15-foot Burmese python is a handful or two. You typically try to grab them behind the head, he says, and get somebody else to grab the back end of them.
  • (KQED)
  • But if Romney and the GOP have learned anything in Florida — where they'll return in August for the GOP national convention in Tampa — it's that political identity these days can be as elusive as a Burmese python.
  • (Time)
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a new rule Tuesday banning the importation into the United States of the Burmese python, yellow anaconda and the northern and southern African pythons.
  • (Tallahassee Democrat)
  • Sorry, but no. We might as well try to ban fleas. As anybody who knows anything about the Everglades will tell you, the giant Burmese python is here to stay.
  • (Beach Beacon)

Legionnaires disease

  • As health officials find the bacteria which cause Legionnaires' disease in yet another Las Vegas hotel, MGM execs scramble to do damage control.
  • (HULIQ.com)
  • NHS Lanarkshire has been fined £24,000 over health and safety breaches which saw a woman get Legionnaires Disease. The 64-year-old developed the condition while being treated at Hartwoodhill Hospital in November 2008.
  • (BBC News)
  • An outbreak of legionnaires' disease at a Wisconsin hospital has health officials warning of a new potential source of legionella bacteria: wall water fountains. The outbreak affected eight patients in 2010.
  • (Toronto Star)
  • Fountains and water walls can be sources of calm, of negative ions that improve the moods of those around them.
  • (CBC)
  • Health officials in Las Vegas said Monday that the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease was found in water samples at the Luxor hotel-casino this month after a guest died of the form of pneumonia.
  • (Time)
  • "We were at the Bellevue in Philadelphia. All of his drummers and singers got Legionnaires Disease. They were really sick. They came and told me I'd have to play, and there was a whole crew of backups.
  • (Shore News Today)
  • LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada health officials say the bacteria that causes Legionnaires disease was found in water samples at the Luxor hotel-casino in Las Vegas this month after a guest died of the form of pneumonia.
  • (KTUU)
  • Health officials in Las Vegas say the bacteria that causes Legionnaires disease was found in water samples at the Luxor hotel-casino this month after a guest died of the form of pneumonia.
  • (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
  • The utility responded after it emerged that higher than accepted levels of the bacteria, which can cause legionnaires' disease – a type of pneumonia – were found in the Princess Elizabeth Hospital's water supply.
  • (Guernsey Press)

Steve jones

  • Host Steve Jones and judge Nicole Scherzinger have both parted ways with The X Factor, Access Hollywood has confirmed. A rep for FOX, the network behind Simon Cowells reality singing competition, confirmed the news to Access on Monday evening.
  • (omg! on Yahoo!)
  • Steve Jones and Nicole Scherzinger will not be back on The X Factor this year.
  • (UnReality TV)
  • LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Steve Jones is leaving The X Factor stage. The Fox talent competition host said Monday on Twitter that he wouldnt be returning to host the shows second season.
  • (Associated Press)
  • Forget The X Factor -- Steve Jones is now experiencing the ex-factor. As in, hes now the ex-host of the show.
  • (TheWrap)
  • The X Factor has said goodbye to two of its familiar faces: mentor Nicole Scherzinger and host Steve Jones.
  • (Musicwire)
  • Pussycat Dolls singer-turned-judge Nicole Scherzinger and host Steve Jones will not return to The X Factor next season. A Fox spokeswoman told the Associated Press Monday that the pair wont be appearing on the singing competitions second season.
  • (The Post-Standard - Syracuse.com (blog))
  • Since British TV now has more reality shows seemingly conceived by drunk children than any other country in the world except Japan, theoretically we should have more than enough to write about without bothering to look over the other side of the Atlantic.
  • (Holy Moly!)
  • Steve Jones is leaving "The X Factor" stage. The Fox talent competition host said Monday on Twitter that he wouldn't be returning to host the show's second season.
  • (Post-Crescent)
  • Steve Jones will not return to the US version of The X Factor for its next series, it has been confirmed. The former T4 host fronted the American version of Simon Cowells singing talent show when it made its debut last year.
  • (What's On TV)
  • The X Factor is cleaning house! After hosting the first season of Simon Cowells The X Factor, Steve Jones will not be returning as host for season two.
  • (Parade)

Sloth

  • Don't let Kristen Bell near a sloth without a few tissues nearby. In an appearance on the Ellen Show, the "House of Lies" actress said she lost it when her fiancé, Dax Shepard, brought her a visit from a sloth for her birthday.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • (CBS) Fans, take note: Kristen Bell really, really likes sloths.
  • (CBS News)
  • What caused Kristen Bell to have a minor emotional breakdown? The House of Lies star stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show (weekdays, syndicated) with some very revealing (and hilarious) home video footage from her 31st birthday party.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • So much that on her birthday, when boyfriend Dax Shepard surprised the actress with an actual sloth, she pretty much lost it. I had no context for knowing what [the present] was.
  • (International Business Times)
  • This is one of the funniest, sweetest, most honest videos youll ever see of a celebrity.
  • (The Hollywood Gossip)
  • RELATED: The Cast of HBOs Game Change So Far Its important to note that Kristen Bell isnt crying here because shes scared of the baby sloth that boyfriend Dax Shephard gave her. Those are happy sloth tears. The best kind of sloth tears.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Kristen Bell loves sloths. No, you don't get it. She really, really, loves sloths. Kind of like the way you love kittens and puppies – but if nature somehow merged the two into an amalgamation of cuteness. A "kitup" or a "puppen".
  • (Ecorazzi.com)
  • I am a sedentary sort. I am one who has adopted the deadly sin "Sloth" as a lifestyle choice, but I need to remain active. I have no energy. Energy or the lack thereof has been an issue with me for years. I used to get paid to exercise.
  • (berkeleyind.com)
  • Kristen Bell has always had a secret desire. She's obsessed with sloths. She finally got her wish for her 31st birthday, and to call it an emotional event would be an understatement. It was also hilarious.
  • (TheImproper.com)
  • over the little guys. How did Cooke, with a little help from Animal Planet, accomplish this? By filming orphaned baby sloths at the Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica being, well, adorable, orphaned, baby sloths.
  • (Miami New Times Blogs)

Paula abdul

  • Simon Cowell predicted The X Factor would be a TV hit and eclipse his ex-employer, American Idol. He was wrong, and now his show has been gutted of three of its five stars, including Paula Abdul, putting its future in question.
  • (AP - msnbc.com)
  • And then there were two. Paula Abdul will not be returning to the reality competition The X Factor, according to deadline.com. The Web site reported last night that only Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid will be back when the show returns next fall.
  • (Tulsa World)
  • LOS ANGELES - Monday was pink slip day at The X Factor, with Paula Abdul apparently the latest to get sent packing.
  • (Kansas City Star)
  • Official statements have now been released about The X Factor U.S. shakeup that resulted in the firings of host Steve Jones and judges Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul. The X Factor U.S.
  • (Examiner)
  • In 1987, Abdul used her savings to make a singing demo. Although her voice was relatively untrained, her exceptional dancing proved marketable to the visually oriented, MTV-driven, pop music industry.
  • (Worldnews.com)
  • In addition to the losses of mentor Nicole Scherzinger and host Steve Jones, original American Idol diva and delightfully unpredictable judge Paula Abdul will also not be returning to the program. A source close to Cowell told Deadline.
  • (Musicwire)
  • Foxs hit reality competition The X Factor is undergoing major shake-ups: host Steve Jones and judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger will not be returning to the show. Series impresario Simon Cowell and fellow music producer L.A.
  • (iVillage.com)
  • The X Factor is cleaning house! After hosting the first season of Simon Cowells The X Factor, Steve Jones will not be returning as host for season two.
  • (Parade)
  • The X Factor U.S.
  • (Examiner)
  • Judges Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul have followed host Steve Jones by leaving The X Factor ahead of its second season, according to new reports.
  • (13 WHAM)

Irs

  • The federal government arrested 58 people over the past week in a national crackdown on identity theft led by the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice, the tax agency said Tuesday.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • The Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice teamed up for a coast-to-coast crackdown on identity thieves this week.
  • (Network World Fusion)
  • The Internal Revenue Service is urging workers who earned $49,078 or less last year to check their eligibility for the Earned Income Tax Credit, a tax credit for low- to moderate-income workers.
  • (nola.com)
  • Some taxpayers who filed early this year may have to wait a week longer than expected to get their refunds. The IRS has been tweaking its computer systems to prevent refund fraud.
  • (ABC News)
  • Despite denying a previous report that claimed he owned the IRS money, Bow Wow is in the news again for the same thing for taxes he reportedly owns over the past four years.
  • (Baller Status)

Ground hog day

  • Twenty years have passed since far northwest suburban Woodstock was transformed into Punxsutawney for the Bill Murray comedy Groundhog Day.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • On February 2nd, more than 50,000 Americans will embark on an annual pilgrimage in search of the holy grail of weather forecasting -- Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog who predicts when spring will come.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • With the holiday just days away, Americans are impatiently awaiting the February 2nd, 2012 Groundhog Day results.
  • (Examiner)
  • For most of us in Chicago, Feb. 2 brings back memories of last years intense snowfall. But for Harry Carays, in which Groundhog Day writer/producer/director Harold Ramis is an investor (hes a partner in Harry Carays Navy Pier), Feb.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • Thursday is Groundhog Day, so theres no better time than right now to ponder the Twilight Zone-ish Bill Murray comedy Groundhog Day. That movie (which airs Thursday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.
  • (Newsday)
  • Sixteen years ago, Bob Will came home to find a basket outside his house. He peered inside and saw a groundhog with two broken legs. Will was surprised, but not by what was in the basket. Hes used to people leaving groundhogs at his door.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Groundhog Day is typically thought of as an American – and specifically Pennsylvanian – tradition, but the prognosticating rodent has a rich European origin.
  • (HULIQ.com)
  • HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Tourism Office today announced an exclusive deal with Foursquare that allows users to obtain the official PA Groundhog Day 2012 badge on Feb. 2.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- With nothing less than the future of this years winter at stake, Groundhog Day celebrity Staten Island Chucks handlers say all is in readiness for the furry forecasters annual prediction appearance at the Staten island Zoo.
  • (Staten Island Advance)

The bachelor

  • Were in Vieques, Puerto Rico, for tonights installment of The Bachelor -- heretofore known as the episode with the skinny dipping. (And anybody who hasnt seen that footage a dozen times already hasnt been watching the promos season.
  • (MSN TV)
  • How can something so wrong feel so right? Just ask Courtney, resident scheming, scrunchy-faced Bachelor contestant extraordinaire, because shes got plenty of clever retorts to answer that question.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • This story is from the January 23, 2003 issue of Rolling Stone.
  • (Rolling Stone)
  • Welcome to Vieques, Puerto Rico, a beautiful island that upped its gross imports by allowing The Bachelor to film on its picturesque  shores.
  • (Time)
  • But not those kind of diamonds This weeks episode of ABCs The Bachelor had Ben Flajniks 11 remaining romantic hopefuls thinking a group date with him would involve the sparkly kind.
  • (LehighValleyLive.com)
  • January 30, 2012 - New photo stills from the 5th episode of The Bachelor reveal that Ben and the girls are going to play baseball in Puerto Rico.
  • (Examiner)
  • Last nights episode of The Bachelor takes us to Puerto Rico, where Nicki gets the first one on one date of the evening. She and Ben arrive in Old San Juan via helicopter (of course) where it starts to downpour.
  • (Realitywanted)
  • There are only 11 girls left on The Bachelor and this week, Ben takes everyone down to Vieques Island, Puerto Rico for a bit of romance by the beach.
  • (digitalspy.com)
  • A personal trainer, a cocktail hostess, and a baton twirler walk into a bar HA! Bienvenido de nuevo a otro episodio de La Soltero. Deshacerse de esos bikinis porque es el momento de la extracción en el océano y detectar enfermedades de Courtney.
  • (Examiner)
  • Its official; EMILY MAYNARD will be The Bachelorette after weeks of expectation that the former The Bachelor contestant would indeed take the mantle.
  • (Contactmusic.com)

Kendrick perkins

  • Blake Griffin saw an open lane in the third quarter of the Clippers game against Oklahoma City on Monday. He charged to the basket. Thunder center Kendrick Perkins responded, bravely putting his body in front of the oncoming freight train.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Los Angeles Clippers All-Star forward Blake Griffin threw down the dunk of the 2011-2012 season by going up and over Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins during a game at the Staples Center on Monday night.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • From Yahoo! Sports' Marc J. Spears: Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins doesn't want to hear anything aboutRussell Westbrook's shot count or his drop in assists or his occasional arguments with Kevin Durant.
  • (NBC Sports)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY – Anyone who has seen Nick Collison play can tell you that stats dont always tell the story. An average Collison stat line will be something along the lines of four points, four rebounds, one block and one steal.
  • (News On 6)
  • Over the course of the past two days, NBA fans were treated to a pair of highlight dunks from two of the games premier players in LeBron James and Blake Griffin.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • Remember that time Blake Griffin threw down a thunderous dunk on Timofey Mozgov? Well, he did it again, this time to Kendrick Perkins. If you happened to miss it, youre in luck. We have the video, and were willing to share.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • The idea of this obvious Chicago Bulls fan crediting that team with more or less inventing the idea of taking a charge, Im sure, wont sit well with others.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • With the Los Angeles Clippers now a contender, Blake Griffins game has come under increased scrutiny. Theres been much talk of his lack of a post game, and a general sense that hes not yet in the same class as fellow youthful power forward Kevin Love.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • When it comes to the numbers, Kendrick Perkins doesnt seem to be a difference-maker. The rugged center averages less than five points and six rebounds per game. For Thunder coach Scott Brooks, Perkins impact and presence cant be measured in a box score.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • There was another casualty besides Kendrick Perkins ego after Blake Griffin dropped a filthy dunk on him Monday night: Kendrick Perkins Twitter account.
  • (The Business Insider)

Full force

  • *Last night on TV One's "Unsung," fans of hip hop /RB group Full Force learned that Paul Anthony George is battling lymphoma.
  • (EURweb)
  • (AllHipHop News) Veteran Hip-Hop band Full Force will be the subject of a special episode of "Unsung" tonight January 30.
  • (allhiphop.com)
  • Federal investigators have concluded that Air Force officials at the military mortuary in Dover, Del., illegally punished four civilian workers for blowing the whistle on the mishandling of war remains.
  • (nola.com)
  • A couple of weeks ago, I got a black eye -- the third one in my life. Id distractedly walked full-force into a glass door at a clients office.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Its a big and quiet kind of week. On the big side, the Miami Heat got the gigantic win over Chicago to lift themselves back into the top spot.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • It took long enough, but it appears winter has finally arrived in full force. Snow and cold temperatures have taken their place, but competition and conference races are heating up in gyms all around Genesee County.
  • (MLive.com)
  • For the conferences full agenda, click here. This years conference will be Winners will be announced at an awards banquet concluding the event.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • As the organizers of the London 2012 Olympics were presented with the finished athletes village on Friday, exactly six months ahead of the games, they stressed that preparations for the Games remain on time and on budget.
  • (CTV)
  • WELD Quay in Penang took on a carnival atmosphere as the Hokkiens at the Chew Jetty paid homage to the Thnee Kong (Jade Emperor) in conjunction with the deity's birthday.
  • (star.com.my)
  • A new U.S.
  • (Nurse.com)

Amzn

  • Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN - News) shares fell more than 8% in after-hours trading Tuesday after the e-commerce king reported fourth-quarter revenue that badly missed forecasts despite Kindle e-reader sales that nearly tripled.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • Amazon (AMZN), the internets largest ecommerce retailer, reported fourth quarter earnings of $177 million or $.38 per share after the close today. This was more than double the expected earnings that Thomas Reuters had set at $.17.
  • (Seekingalpha.com)
  • Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN today announced financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011. Operating cash flow increased 12% to $3.90 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $3.
  • (MSN Money)
  • (NASDAQ: AMZN)—The Kindle Owners' Lending Library is off to a strong start: customers borrowed 295,000 KDP Select titles in December alone, and KDP Select has helped grow total library selection to over 75,000 books.
  • (Calgary Herald)
  • SAN FRANCISCO Jan 30 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Incs (AMZN.O) Quidsi unit may be getting into sporting goods, challenging retailers in this niche, including Dicks Sporting Goods (DKS.N), Hibbett Sports (HIBB.O) and Cabelas (CAB.
  • (Reuters UK)
  • Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) may enter the Czech Republic this year, Lidove Noviny reported, without saying where it got the information.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • (RTTNews) - Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN: News ) reported that its fourth-quarter net income decreased to $177 million or $0.38 per share, from $416 million, or $0.91 per share, in fourth quarter 2010.
  • (Quick Facts - RTT News)
  • The UK market for streaming video is about to get more crowded. Earlier this month, Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) announced that it would offer its streaming video service in the UK and Ireland for about $9/month.
  • (Marketwatch)
  • (RTTNews.com) - Online retailer Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) is slated to report fourth-quarter results. It is expected that the company will earn $0.19 per share compared to $0.91 per share last year, on revenues of $18.21 billion.
  • (NASDAQ)
  • Key Tronic Corp (NASDAQ: KTCC) 27.2% HIGHER; reported Q2 EPS of $0.30, versus $0.17 reported last year. Revenue for the quarter came in at $84.5 million, versus $61 million reported last year.
  • (StreetInsider.com)

Odd fellows

  • In the middle of the 20th century, there was nothing odd about being an Odd Fellow. The Odd Fellows, a group dedicated to community service projects, were connected to the towns movers and shakers in both the figurative and literal sense.
  • (Arizona Daily Star)
  • The Odd Fellows Lodge in Columbus is pleased to announce that Bridget Hesselberg, Molly Hussey and Monica Raatz have been selected to participate in the 62nd annual United Nations Pilgrimage for Youth.
  • (Portage Daily Register)
  • The exhibition, which runs through Feb. 25, includes items for sale like painted furniture, a 1920s game wheel and a circa 1890 goat sculpture from an Odd Fellows Hall in Colorado.
  • (New York Times)
  • Preserved on its celotex walls are 16 murals of the West painted by three Italian POWs. Owned by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Officers' Club is not open to the public on a daily basis, and few get to see the murals.
  • (Billings Gazette)
  • Politics, indeed, can make odd bed fellows. Last week, an effort by a group called Political Parity that aims to get more women into politics featured both the president of the Planned Parenthood Federation and a group that has asked Congress to stop funding them.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • It is comprised of seven historic cemeteries which were in use between 1884 and 1914. They are: Ancient Order of United Workers (AOUW), Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), Knights of Pythias (K of P), Loosley, Masons, Porter and Rosedale.
  • (Examiner)
  • They're members of Hesperian Lodge No. 181 Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and they chair the annual Cambria Irregulars Marine Corps Birthday Dinner. The Farrells also help each other.
  • (San Luis Obispo Tribune)
  • Mixdorf in 1945. Mrs. Mixdorf graduated from Waterloo West High School in 1937. She was a homemaker and a member of Cedar No. 30 Odd Fellows Lodge and Happy Thought Rebekah Lodge, Eastern Star, Masons and Westminster Presbyterian Church.
  • (Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier)
  • It was the Trapp family -- only about five or six stones. It was a black family, and one of them was in the International Order of Odd Fellows, a fraternal organization, and also the Knights of Pythias.
  • (Herald Tribune)
  • Warren — On Saturday, Dec. 3, Friends for Friends hosted its 3rd Annual Pig Roast Toys for Tots drive at the Odd Fellows Hall in Warren. Friends and families from all over the area stopped in to donate toys, have some food and support a great cause.
  • (VillageSoup Belfast)

James randi

  • The Reason Rally has added quite a number of big name stars to the line up including Adam Savage of Mythbusters, Tim Minchin, Paul Provenza and James Randi. Full details at: http://reasonrally.
  • (Examiner)
  • Penn Teller and James Randi in the US and Sanal Edamaruku in India, who famously challenged holy man Pandit Surender Sharma to prove the claim that he could kill another human being using only mystical powers.
  • (New Statesman)
  • CAMILLA -- James C.
  • (Albany Herald)
  • Oakland Rescue transported Randi Riessen, 29, to Alegent Health Mercy Hospital semi carrying a wide load with vehicle escorts in front and back driven by James Reid, 62, of Belleview, Fla.
  • (Omaha World-Herald)
  • Sierra Bone paced Marcus with 12 points, while Vannesa Jones had seven and Ashley James and Taylor Roof posted six apiece perfect in district when it hosts Allen.
  • (Star Community Newspapers)
  • Media apart, celebrities were also blamed for fuelling baseless fears.
  • (MSN India)
  • James A. Jim Humphrey Jr., 78 Surviving are his wife; children, Nick (Randi) Humphrey, Kewanee, Laura (Richard) Butler, Kewanee; six grandchildren; brother, Jerry (Sharon), Galva; sister, Marge Kerr, Tucson, Ariz.
  • (Quad Cities Onlines)
  • James Lathrop, a Seattle doctor who operates a clinic for Some patients questioned whether the registry could be kept confidential, and Sen.
  • (The Spokesman-Review)

Susan g komen

  • The nations leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partnerships with Planned Parenthood affiliates — creating a bitter rift, linked to the abortion debate, between two iconic organizations that have assisted millions of women.
  • (NPR News)
  • NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G.
  • (Evansville Courier-Press)
  • GLENWILLOW, Ohio, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dots, a leading womens fashion specialty retailer in the value sector, is proud to announce the company has exceeded its target goal with Susan G. Komen for the Cure® for its third consecutive year.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • The nation's leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G.
  • (DAILY KOS)
  • Just saw this on Facebook, where their page is being bombarded by comments pro and con (mostly in appalled disgust, from what I can tell). Yes, the seemingly benign Susan G.
  • (DAILY KOS)
  • Yesterday, the Susan G. Komen Foundation announced it would stop giving money to Planned Parenthood. Conservatives have been pushing on this issue for a while. As a result of the announcement, the left has gone on the attack.
  • (RedState)
  • Proceeds were shared with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which has donated funds to Planned Parenthood. The Southern Baptist Conventions publishing arm pledged a minimum of $25,000 to Komen, including $1 from each pink Holman Christian Standard Bible sold.
  • (christianitytoday)
  • Here in Atlanta, just like everywhere else, Breast Cancer Awareness is promoted during the month of October, but there is something people living in the area can do to support those who are fighting breast cancer.
  • (Examiner)
  • From October 1 through December 31, 2011, Dots sold four specialty items: bracelets, graphic t-shirts, pink scarves and a dedicated pair of Dots denim, in which a portion of proceeds from the sale were to benefit the cause. Since Dots partnership with Susan G.
  • (Stock Markets Review)
  • FPL has joined forces with Susan G. Komen South Florida to be the Presenting Sponsor for the 15th consecutive year in the fight against breast cancer.
  • (PR-USA.net)

Kristen bell

  • (CBS) Fans, take note: Kristen Bell really, really likes sloths.
  • (CBS News)
  • Don't let Kristen Bell near a sloth without a few tissues nearby. In an appearance on the Ellen Show, the "House of Lies" actress said she lost it when her fiancé, Dax Shepard, brought her a visit from a sloth for her birthday.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • What caused Kristen Bell to have a minor emotional breakdown? The House of Lies star stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show (weekdays, syndicated) with some very revealing (and hilarious) home video footage from her 31st birthday party.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Kristen Bell is such a fan of Homeland that she just had to tell the cast of the hit Showtime drama at a recent party.
  • (TheDay)
  • So much that on her birthday, when boyfriend Dax Shepard surprised the actress with an actual sloth, she pretty much lost it. I had no context for knowing what [the present] was.
  • (International Business Times)
  • Kristen Bell is known for her bubbly personality, but according to the House of Lies star, it isnt in her nature to be so positive. I love my therapist.
  • (WonderWall)
  • NEW YORK — Kristen Bell is such a fan of Homeland that she just had to tell the cast of the hit Showtime drama at a recent party.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Kristen Bell has always had a secret desire. She's obsessed with sloths. She finally got her wish for her 31st birthday, and to call it an emotional event would be an understatement. It was also hilarious.
  • (TheImproper.com)
  • KRISTEN Bell was dreading her toe sucking scene for new sitcom House of Lies — but ended up rather enjoying it.
  • (Showbizspy.com)
  • Kristen Bell loves sloths. No, you don't get it. She really, really, loves sloths. Kind of like the way you love kittens and puppies – but if nature somehow merged the two into an amalgamation of cuteness. A "kitup" or a "puppen".
  • (Ecorazzi.com)

Blake griffin

  • Blake Griffin saw an open lane in the third quarter of the Clippers game against Oklahoma City on Monday. He charged to the basket. Thunder center Kendrick Perkins responded, bravely putting his body in front of the oncoming freight train.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Remember that time Blake Griffin threw down a thunderous dunk on Timofey Mozgov? Well, he did it again, this time to Kendrick Perkins. If you happened to miss it, youre in luck. We have the video, and were willing to share.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • The play-by-play announcer for the L.A. Clippers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA game couldn't hide his anticipation once he saw the Clippers' Blake Griffin rise toward the hoop.
  • (Time)
  • The Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin flew into Salt Lake City on Tuesday, presumably aboard an airplane.
  • (Salt Lake Tribune)
  • Blake Griffins dunk over Timofey Mozgov was phenomenal, but his throwdown over Kendrick Perkins was bigger and better in a more important game for the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • LOS ANGELES—Blake Griffin's jaw-dropping one-handed jam over Kendrick Perkins sent Los Angeles Clippers fans into a frenzy Monday night, fired up his teammates, lit up the Twitterverse and burned the Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • (Toronto Star)
  • LOS ANGELES -- During Blake Griffins rookie year, the Clippers forward became a star after a ferocious one-handed dunk over the Knicks Timofey Mozgov. It was a season-defining highlight for a player who would later dunk over a parked car.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • With the Los Angeles Clippers now a contender, Blake Griffins game has come under increased scrutiny. Theres been much talk of his lack of a post game, and a general sense that hes not yet in the same class as fellow youthful power forward Kevin Love.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Have you seen Blake Griffins dunk? Well, here it is. The NBAs most explosive rim rocker (arguably, perhaps) did it again Monday night against Kendrick Perkins and the Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • (Augusta Chronicle)

Florida primary

  • LAS VEGAS, Nev. —Desite his third-place finish in Florida's primary, Rick Santorum says the results are further proof that he is the only candidate who can beat Mitt Romney.
  • (Politico.com)
  • With nearly 100% of the vote counted in the Florida primary, Ron Paul trails far behind the leaders with about 7% of ballots counted. And his avid supporters are mad -- on Twitter at least.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is feeling the momentum going into Floridas primary election. The latest polls show Romney running ahead of rival candidate Newt Gingrich by a comfortable margin.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Gingrich may have lost Florida, but he's souring voters on Romney and wreaking havoc on Mitt's support among independents.
  • (Daily Beast)
  • Fox News projects that Mitt Romney will triumph in the Sunshine State, taking all 50 of Florida's delegates. It's a winner-take-all state and Romney has won it all.
  • (FOX News)
  • Mitt Romney gets all of Floridas 50 convention delegates, the biggest primary haul so far. Rick Santorum says the Florida result shows Newt Gingrich is fading.
  • (WIBW)
  • Florida holds its Republican primary Tuesday. Melissa Block talks with NPRs Mara Liasson about the contest in Florida — and the road ahead. Copyright © 2012 National Public Radio®. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use.
  • (NPR News)
  • Florida's Republican primary decisively went to presidential contender Mitt Romney after polls closed Tuesday night, with Romney commanding a 46 percent lead to Newt Gingrichs 32 percent.
  • (Fox 13 Now - Salt Lake City)
  • Over 630,000 early ballots helped lock in Romneys pre-South Carolina lead.
  • (CNN)

Colbert super pac

  • NEW YORK (CNN) - Stephen Colberts super PAC is working with some serious cash. Americans For A Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow reported Tuesday that it has raised $1,023,121, according to a document filed with the Federal Election Commission.
  • (Wave 3)
  • Lieutenant Gov. Gavin Newsom gave $500 to support satirist Stephen Colbert's "super-PAC," a committee formed by the comedian as part of a skit mocking federal campaign finance rules.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Some could argue that Stephen Colbert's Super PAC has made a mockery of the campaign-finance system.
  • (Time)
  • Stephen Colbert's quasi-satirical presidential bid has raised serious cash — over $1 million, as of Tuesday morning, the comedian announced. An announcement on the Web site of Mr.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • The action started at the end of Daily Show. Stephen Colbert confronted Jon Stewart, who didnt want to give up the control The Definitely Not Coordinating with Stephen Colbert Super PAC. He wanted it back, and he was going to chase Jon down to get it.
  • (Examiner)
  • This story comes from the Yahoo! Contributor Network, where individuals publish their unique perspectives on some of the world's most popular websites.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The disenchanted voters of America — or just those with a good sense of humor — aren't simply getting their news from Comedy Central liberal comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, they're sending their money, too.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Things got pretty zany last night on the Daily Show. As you probably know. Stephen Colbert has started a SuperPAC as his way of humorously mocking the campaign spending free-for-all unleashed by Citizens United.
  • (AlterNet)

Monday, January 30, 2012

God bless america

  • How many auteurs could spin gold out of a father profiting off the accidental suicide of his son? The "Police Academy" alum will have to be even more delicate with his upcoming film, "God Bless America.
  • (Big Hollywood (blog))
  • Bobcat Goldthwait used to be known as that stand-up comedian/actor with the funny voice, but that all changed in 2009 when he directed Worlds Greatest Dad.
  • (Cinema Blend)
  • Has Ryan Avent lived in a cave for the last three years? Obama is the most non-xenophobic president in recent memory, in action and word.
  • (Daily Beast)
  • Today we have a restricted trailer for God Bless America, which is directed by Bobcat Goldthwait (Worlds Greatest Dad) and stars Joel Murray and Tara Lynne Barr. Check it out below.
  • (WorstPreviews.com)
  • The County of Lackawanna Transportation System (COLTS) is currently displaying a message of "God Bless America" on its buses although COLTS is a transit agency which receives -- at the very least -- federal, state and county funding.
  • (Examiner)
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  • (Worldnews.com)
  • Im speaking of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Obamas pastor for 20 years, who preached that blacks should sing not God Bless America, but God damn America.
  • (Washington Examiner)
  • Its hard to express just how bloody, depraved and sometimes insane Bobcat Goldthwaits God Bless America can be.
  • (Cinema Blend)
  • Thank you, America, for my 50 years of freedom. Jan. 21 marked the 50th anniversary of my arrival in the United States of America. My father and my husband, both deceased now, escaped from communist Cuba in a small boat six months before me.
  • (Naples Daily News)
  • Valentines father-in-law, former Brooklyn Dodger Ralph Branca, made a cameo by leading the State Street Pavilion Club crowd with a singing of God Bless America.
  • (Major League Baseball)

Taxes

  • This post is by Sean Murphy of The Associated Press.
  • (MSN Money)
  • NORCROSS, Ga., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Official Payments Corp.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • At least 36 members of President Obama's executive staff owe back taxes to the federal government, Investor's Business Daily reported on Thursday.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • This post is by Stephen Ohlemacher of The Associated Press.
  • (MSN Money)
  • Heidi Young has lived in her bungalow near the intersection of 7 Mile and Cooley in Detroit for five years. She wants to stay there.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • For most of us, tax day comes just once a year on or around April 15. But for people who owe estimated taxes, Uncle Sam expects a check four times a year.
  • (Smart Money)
  • Jan. 25 (Bloomberg) -- John F. Kennedy was the scion of a business fortune. Billionaire Ross Perot's success spurred his candidacy. Democrat John Kerry's wife's fortune dogged his.
  • (Businessweek)
  • We've written before about how taxes and fees can turn a "free" flight into one that costs several hundred dollars, but there's another way your frequent flier miles could cost you: You might have to pay federal income taxes on them.
  • (Time)
  • A recent IRS report showing that current and retired federal employees owe more than $3.4 billion in income taxes is fueling a drive on Capitol Hill to fire -- and prohibit the hiring of -- tax delinquents on Uncle Sams payroll.
  • (Los Angeles Times)

Legionnaires disease

  • Health officials in Las Vegas say the bacteria that causes Legionnaires disease was found in water samples at the Luxor hotel-casino this month after a guest died of the form of pneumonia.
  • (Miami Herald)
  • NHS Lanarkshire has been fined £24,000 over health and safety breaches which saw a woman get Legionnaires Disease. The 64-year-old developed the condition while being treated at Hartwoodhill Hospital in November 2008.
  • (BBC News)
  • ONE OF four doctors implicated in the deaths of three newborn babies from Legionnaires' disease at a Nicosia private clinic in 2008 yesterday pleaded not guilty while the other defendants are due to respond next month.
  • (Cyprus Mail)
  • An outbreak of legionnaires' disease at a Wisconsin hospital has health officials warning of a new potential source of legionella bacteria: wall water fountains. The outbreak affected eight patients in 2010.
  • (Toronto Star)
  • Fountains and water walls can be sources of calm, of negative ions that improve the moods of those around them.
  • (CBC)
  • "We were at the Bellevue in Philadelphia. All of his drummers and singers got Legionnaires Disease. They were really sick. They came and told me I'd have to play, and there was a whole crew of backups.
  • (Shore News Today)
  • General Symptoms of Atypical Pneumonias. Atypical pneumonia is most commonly caused by mycoplasma, Legionnaires disease, or chlamydia and usually appears in children and young adults. The disease progresses gradually: General flu-like symptoms often occur first.
  • (Symptoms - HealthCentral.com)
  • The recent Legionnaires disease episode at the new government offices has led some to question this, but an expert in the field said the incident is an isolated one, and has nothing to do with sites fung shui, which has always been excellent.
  • (Hong Kong Standard)

George washington carver

  • As we wait for our world to thaw, I'd like to take some time to reflect on a couple of people that made contributions to the world of agriculture.
  • (Albany Times Union (blog))
  • February events beginning at 1 p.m.
  • (Joplin Independent)
  • Collegiate Academies, a group that runs a high school in eastern New Orleans, will start a new campus at George Washington Carver in the Upper 9th Ward, phasing in one grade at a time as the existing Carver High School phases out.
  • (nola.com)
  • Tuskegee University has some heavyweight names in history associated with it — Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver and the Tuskegee Airmen.
  • (Athens Banner-Herald)
  • The owner of one of the countrys largest title lending companies has donated $25,000 to the George Washington Carver Community Center.
  • (Peoria Journal Star)
  • You must literally think like a designer. The reason is simple: crop rotation. Developed by George Washington Carver to cure problems of worn-out soils of poor southern farmers, this system of redesigning your garden every year is essential to success.
  • (Daily Local News)
  • This month they also are learning about George Washington Carver, for whom the school was named. Facts about his life and discoveries are included in the morning announcements, and students are encouraged to research Carver's accomplishments.
  • (Des Moines Register)
  • ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalyn were at the Carter Center Thursday for the opening of the George Washington Carver Exhibit.
  • (MyFox Atlanta)
  • People taught me how to do things myself and I love it. Its fun. The students are seniors at the George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology and theyve helped create a do it yourself show for homeowners called So Easy A Kid Can Do it.
  • (msnbc.com)

Fafsa

  • If you have ever filled out the FAFSA form, you can appreciate how complicated it can be. Millions of American parents have wrestled with this federal financial aid form and many of them have made mistakes.
  • (CBS News)
  • Memphis, TN - Do you need help with college aid AND filling out the application? FASFA is holding workshops this week. The first workshop is today from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Visible Music College.
  • (Myfoxmemphis.com)
  • In the sixth and final round of responses to student questions about financial aid, Mark Kantrowitz, founder of the Web sites FinAid.org and fastweb.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • The Choice blog occasionally collaborates with NBC's "Today" show on college admissions segments, and in our latest installment, Matt Lauer focused this morning on the hot-stove topic of the season for many families: financial aid.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • As of Jan. 1, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, became available for the 2012-13 school year.
  • (Inside Fidelity)
  • The deadline for graduating seniors to apply for financial aid via FAFSA is fast approaching. Muskegon County seniors wishing to attend college in Michigan during the 2012-2013 school year must apply online by March, 1 2012, at 1 a.m.
  • (MLive.com)
  • WATERVILLE -- Local state representatives remind students planning to attend college in the fall of the importance of filing the 2012-13 Free Application for Federal Student Aid form soon.
  • (Morning Sentinel)
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  • (Worldnews.com)
  • Why is it that even the most organized, buttoned-up and get-it-done families struggle to collect their information and complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid - www.fafsa.ed.
  • (Modesto Bee)
  • An informational and instructional meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Monache High School to help high school seniors and parents navigate through the necessary steps on seeking and applying for financial aid for school.
  • (Porterville Recorder)

Game of thrones season 2 trailer

  • Winter is coming. Heck, it's just about here. Fans of HBO's "Game of Thrones" got an ominous sneak peak at what's in store for the second season of the critically acclaimed series, based on George R.R.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • HBO is building up the anticipation for the April 1 premiere of Game of Thrones sophomore season.
  • (Hollywood Reporter)
  • The highly anticipated trailer for 'Game of Thrones' Season 2 — entitled 'Shadow' — is finally here, with major hints as to what we have in store come April 1st.
  • (Screenrant.com)
  • Game of Thrones is set to return in just a few short months, and the latest trailer has just enough to excite fans but not enough to sate our desire to watch the forthcoming clash of kings that will occur throughout the second season.
  • (Cinema Blend)
  • Hold onto your hats, Game of Thrones fans. With more than two months to go until the HBO hits April return, the network has released a new teaser trailer to whet fans appetite until the new episodes pick up.
  • (WonderWall)
  • Before last night's debut (or re-debut after the December preview airing) of Luck, HBO shared another trailer for Game of Thrones, returning April 1.
  • (Time)
  • Power resides where men believe it resides, says the spymaster Varys in the just-released second season trailer for Game of Thrones. Its a trick, he adds. A shadow on the wall. And a very small man can cast a very large shadow.
  • (TheWrap)
  • Hot on the Web: HBOs new Game of Thrones Season 2 trailer, with Golden Globe-winning Peter Dinklage taking the main focus. The series, which has been filming in Belfast, Iceland and Croatia, returns April 1.
  • (AZCentral.com)
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  • (Worldnews.com)

Ferris bueller

  • A teaser video showing actor Matthew Broderick seemingly reprising his role as the iconic Ferris Bueller became an Internet sensation last week. But it appears now that all the excitement surrounding it might be short-lived.
  • (CNET News)
  • Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?: Its been 26 years since Ferris Buellers Day Off and Hollywoods most famous truant is back! Matthew Broderick has reprised his iconic role for a new Super Bowl Honda ad, where hes seen calling in sick on a film shoot.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • How can I handle work on a day like today? Matthew Broderick asks while wearing a bathrobe and gazing out the window at a beautiful sunny day.
  • (The Post-Standard - Syracuse.com (blog))
  • I blogged the teaser so I guess I'm obliged to blog this.
  • (Hotair.com)
  • Hondas plot to turn its Super Bowl ads into a Circus of the Stars calvacade begins here, with the extended remix of the Ferris Bueller-themed ad starring Matthew Broderick airing Sunday to tout the new 2012 Honda CR-V.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • i KNOW its a car commercial! and feh on commercials and new cars! but i have loved matthew broderick since war games - remember that movie? i LOVED him. ah, so cute, so smart, so geeky.
  • (Salon)
  • CHICAGO, January 28, 2001 — The web has been abuzz lately about the return of 80's teen icon Ferris Bueller. Those of us of a certain age well remember the pure, unadulterated joy of Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
  • (Washington Times)
  • Jerry Seinfeld's new Super Bowl for Acura has some jokes referencing his long-running iconic NBC hit.
  • (Entertainment Weekly Online)
  • This week two teenagers from Toronto sent a Lego man up to the far end of Earths atmosphere, which is exactly the type of Canadian space travel we can get behind.
  • (Calgary Herald)

Internal revenue service

  • His attacker thought he had said that it was good to raise taxes. In the United States, tax collection is carried out by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
  • (Jamaica Gleaner)
  • The Internal Revenue Service and community partners nationwide last Friday launched their annual outreach campaign aimed at helping millions of Americans who earned $49,078 or less take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
  • (Seattle Post Intelligencer)
  • The Internal Revenue Service this month sent a letter to Food for the Hungry, one of the country's largest aid organizations, alleging that it purposefully overstated its revenue from deworming medicines in 2008 with the intention of misleading would-be donors.
  • (Chronicle of Philanthropy)
  • 401(k) plans have grown in prominence since an Internal Revenue Service regulation in the early 1980s allowed workers to contribute their own money to the accounts on a tax-deferred basis.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • upon the exercise of an incentive stock option (an ISO) or transferred under a tax-qualified employee stock purchase plan (an ESPP) and inform you of new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) filing requirements for transactions that occurred in 2011.
  • (Mondaq)
  • The Internal Revenue Service on Monday launched its annual outreach campaign aimed at helping the millions of Americans who earned $49,078 or less take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit.
  • (Salt Lake Tribune)
  • Mitt Romneys income tax return, showing an effective tax rate of 13.9 percent on $21.7 million of income in 2010, hardly reflects Republican claims about the heavy hand of the Internal Revenue Service.
  • (Santa Rosa Press Democrat)
  • That's the impact, Camillus fire department officials say, of the department failing to file annual reports with the Internal Revenue Service. The officials said they knew they were a nonprofit, but didn't know about the reporting requirement.
  • (Syracuse Post-Standard)
  • Kerr, who ran CCN Worldwide Inc., had accounts worth more than $5.6 million in 2007 that he failed to report to the Internal Revenue Service, according to a Justice Department statement and the Dec. 8 indictment.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • Roadfish.
  • (PRWeb)

Matthew broderick

  • Ferris Bueller is back for the 2012 Super Bowl. Matthew Broderick is reprising his classic role for a new Honda ad that will air on Sunday.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Apparently many, many people have longed for Matthew Broderick to play Ferris Bueller again.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Honda today unveiled their extended two-and-a-half minute Super Bowl spot starring Matthew Broderick in his first return to the iconic 1980s role of Ferris Bueller.
  • (TheHDRoom)
  • The big game is still six days away, and some of the Super Bowls advertisers are already flaunting their pricey commercials early online.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Matthew Broderick might have appeared in over fifty movies, as well as multiple award-winning Broadway shows, but for an entire generation he will always bethe voice of Simba in The Lion King. Or Dr. Nick in Godzilla. Or the handbag of Sarah Jessica-Parker.
  • (The Vine)
  • i KNOW its a car commercial! and feh on commercials and new cars! but i have loved matthew broderick since war games - remember that movie? i LOVED him. ah, so cute, so smart, so geeky.
  • (Salon)
  • How can I handle work on a day like today? Matthew Broderick asks while wearing a bathrobe and gazing out the window at a beautiful sunny day.
  • (The Post-Standard - Syracuse.com (blog))
  • Sure to make millions of fans smile in remembrance of his 1986 hit film, Matthew Broderick brought back Ferris Bueller for a Honda CVR commerical for this years Super Bowl.
  • (GossipCenter.com)
  • I won't deny it but aside from the commercials and half-time show, I don't normally look forward to watching the Super Bowl.
  • (Accidental Sexiness)
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  • (Worldnews.com)

Earned income credit

  • Uncle Sam is worried that some people arent getting their Earned Income Tax Credit, worth up to $5,751 for the 2011 tax season. The tax credit is to help low- or moderate-income workers with those having children getting more of a credit.
  • (The News & Observer)
  • The Internal Revenue Service on Monday launched its annual outreach campaign aimed at helping the millions of Americans who earned $49,078 or less take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit.
  • (Salt Lake Tribune)
  • A longtime customer of mine recently asked me about the Earned Income Tax Credit. If my customer does not know much about the EITC, I am sure many readers do not understand the intricacies of it either.
  • (Democrat and Chronicle)
  • Entmacher wrote: For 2011, families may be eligible for a number of federal tax credits, including: - Earned Income Tax Credit, which helps provide a wage supplement for low and moderate-income families (those earning less than $49,078 annually).
  • (msnbc.com)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq:INTU - News) is offering a free, mobile application to help taxpayers determine if they qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Theres a chance you or someone you know could be due a boost of a couple of thousand dollars on this years tax refund.
  • (Everything Alabama Blog)
  • Roadfish.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com STUART — Thousands of tax dollars go unclaimed by hardworking taxpayers in Martin County every tax season.
  • (Jupiter Courier)
  • WATSONVILLE - If youre one of the more than 20,000 Santa Cruz County families making less than $50,000 a year, Uncle Sam may have a nice surprise for you at tax time.
  • (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
  • Friday, locals had a chance to learn how they can save money on their taxes. Friday is Earned Income Tax Credit day. The state and federal credits mostly benefit workers with children.
  • (WLNS)

Occupy dc

  • Washington (CNN)-- Protesters occupying two Washington parks say they will stand their ground if National Park Service police come calling Monday to enforce a law against camping.
  • (CNN)
  • WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Park Police began enforcing a camping ban in two Washington D.C. parks Monday as protesters gathered under a blue tarp they called the tent of dreams. Park Police spokesman Sgt.
  • (United Press International)
  • From my perspective as a veteran of student protests, the activists and hangers-on among the Occupy DC groups have gotten off easy.
  • (Washington Examiner)
  • Occupy protesters have defied a noon police deadline to remove their camps or face arrest in Washington DC. They have erected a tent of dreams around a statue in McPherson Square as part of their protest against eviction.
  • (BBC News)
  • The noon deadline Monday for Occupy D.C. protesters to stop camping in McPherson Square and another federal park passed without confrontation, but the rancorous group danced, played music and draped a gigantic blue tarp over a statue of Civil War Gen.
  • (Washington Times)
  • At 6pm a group from the Occupy DC camp decided to head to the Capitol Hill Hilton Hotel to protest the Alfalfa Club(*) and its members.
  • (CNN)
  • After a three-month lull at the Occupy Oakland camp, protests again turned violent Saturday, as a peaceful rally at City Hall deteriorated into destructive clashes between protesters and police.
  • (Washington Post)
  • A bus load of supporters from New York just pulled up to McPherson Park. Twenty more came in from Philadelphia. Five more are waking down 14 St. from Baltimore. Its getting crowded at McPherson Park, one of the two parks at Occupy DC.
  • (OpEdNews.com)
  • Protesters have been camping out at McPherson Square since October. Credit:Amanda Wilson WASHINGTON, Jan 30, 2012 (IPS) - Two days after some 400 people were arrested during a protest organised by Occupy Oakland on the U.S.
  • (Inter Press Service)

Huntington disease

  • SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -- They are heartbroken. Theyve always known this day would come, yet it has still taken everybody by surprise.
  • (MyFox Detroit)
  • The findings, now available online in the journal Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, suggest a promising approach that might block the disease from advancing.
  • (Science Daily)
  • Kathleen Edwards, the 9-year-old Michigan girl who made headlines when she was cyber-bullied for having Huntingtons disease, has died, according to news reports. Edwards mother, Laura, died of the same disease in 2009, CBS News reported.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • A team of researchers at UC Davis has pioneered a technique to use stem cells to smother the genetic problem that causes Huntingtons disease.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.
  • (Pipeline Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2018 - Business Wire)
  • A nine-year-old Michigan girl, Kathleen Edward, succumbed to a rare form of an incurable brain disorder called Huntingtons Disease (HD), on Wednesday, at her home in Wyandotte. Create a personal senior housing list with our search.
  • (International Business Times)
  • Kathleen Edwards knew what it was like not just to live, but also to die with Huntingtons Disease. The 9-year-old girl watched the debilitating disorder, which progressively destroys the mind and control of the body, take her mothers life in 2009.
  • (CBS News)
  • Kathleen Edwards, the nine year-old who made national news in 2010 when her family revealed that she was bullied online, has died.
  • (dbtechno.com)
  • Never has the phrase may she rest in peace been spoken with such sincerity as in regards to Kathleen Edwards. The 9-year-old girl passed away from Huntingtons Disease this week, the same degenerative brain disease that killed her mother in 2009.
  • (The Stir)

Trisomy 18

  • Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum put his campaign on hold this weekend after his youngest daughter Bella was hospitalized with pneumonia complications from Trisomy 18, a chromosome abnormality, says MSNBC.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • This weekend, Rick Santorum left the campaign trail to be with his 3-year-old daughter, Isabella, who was hospitalized with pneumonia.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Most people had never heard of Trisomy 18 until Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum started talking on the campaign trail about his 3-year-old daughter, Isabella (Bella), who was born with the genetic disorder.
  • (WBIR)
  • Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is facing some tough challenges both on the campaign trail and at home.
  • (Time)
  • The genetic disorder known as Trisomy 18, also known as Edwards Syndrome, has been brought into the spotlight by presidential candidate Rick Santorum's young daughter Bella, who suffers from it.
  • (GlobalPost)
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  • (International Business Times)
  • Trisomy 18, the genetic disorder that sent  Rick Santorums daughter Bella to the hospital Saturday evening, kills about 90 percent of children before or during birth and those that do live past birth suffer serious symptoms.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • In this June 6, 2011 file photo, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum holds his daughter Bella before announcing he is entering the Republican presidential race, on the steps of the Somerset County Courthouse in Somerset, Pa.
  • (10Connects.com)
  • For Rick Santorum things were hectic enough with the Republican nomination race but Sunday night added to the difficulty. On Sunday night, Santorum's daughter Bella, a Trisomy 18 patient, has been rushed to hospital.
  • (Daily Gossip)
  • All politics aside, my heart goes out to Rick Santorum and his family. I cant imagine what its like caring for a chronically ill child, particularly one with a condition as severe as Trisomy 18.
  • (The Stir)

Ground hog day

  • Sixteen years ago, Bob Will came home to find a basket outside his house. He peered inside and saw a groundhog with two broken legs. Will was surprised, but not by what was in the basket. Hes used to people leaving groundhogs at his door.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Tourism Office today announced an exclusive deal with Foursquare that allows users to obtain the official PA Groundhog Day 2012 badge on Feb. 2.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Welcome Woodstock Willie back to town as the groundhog makes his first appearance at 6 p.m. Wednesday on the roof of the Woodstock Opera House and help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the filming of the movie Groundhog Day in the city.
  • (Northwest Herald)
  • will make her appearance at the Mass Audubons site at 208 South Great Road in Lincoln.  According to folklore, if a groundhog leaves its burrow on a cloudy day, it signifies the cold winter weather will soon end.
  • (Abington Mariner)
  • FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. — West Virginia State Wildlife Center's official weather prognosticator, French Creek Freddie, is poised to forecast the onset of spring on Tuesday, February 2, 2012, at 10 a.m.
  • (Hampshire Review)
  • Now, the MTSU baseball coach is in the process of deciphering the message so he can relate it those in attendance at the 39th annual Groundhog Day Luncheon on Thursday at MTSUs Murphy Center.
  • (Nashville Tennessean)
  • January 30, 2012, 3:16 PM — Groundhog Day (this Thursday!) has always been special for me, mainly because it was my mothers birthday (and still is for my cousin, Lori).
  • (IT World)
  • Children and families can pop over to the Museum of Early Trades Crafts in Madison on Wednesday (Feb. 1) for an early Groundhog Day celebration.
  • (Morris County Daily Record)
  • Will there be an early spring or six more weeks of winter? Dover township residents may get their answer through the Dover Doug dance at 7 a.m. Thursday at Dover Area Community Park, 2481 W. Canal Road.
  • (York Dispatch Online)

Allen west

  • Rep. Allen West did not mince words on Sunday, telling national Democrats to get out of Florida and, for that matter, out of the country.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • First-term Republican congressman Allen West of Florida has become a Tea Party darling due in part to his willingness to offer up strong, incendiary rhetoric about his opponents.
  • (CBS News)
  • Conservative bloggers are lashing out against the Republican "establishment" for a redistricting map that could harm tea party favorite Rep. Allen West's (R-Fla.
  • (Politico.com)
  • Get ready for the all new GOP, under the lead of Mitt Romney.
  • (Town Hall)
  • Via Legal Insurrection and our own J.E. Dyer in the Greenroom.
  • (Hotair.com)
  • Carson Palmer is extremely excited about what we have going here, Allen said. Hes looking forward to the future and hes excited about the opportunities here. The Raiders finished second in a tight AFC West in 2011 with an 8-8 record.
  • (International Business Times)
  • West attempted allusions to numerous historical figures and documents in his talk; in almost every case, something got messed up, including a line culled from what is probably Abraham Lincolns most famous speech.
  • (Broward New Times (blog))

Sag award winners

  • Kenneth Branagh (My Week with Marilyn), Jonah Hill (Moneyball), Nick Nolte (Warrior), and Max von Sydow (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close). The full list of 2012 SAG Award winners is below. Categories and winners are bolded.
  • (HULIQ.com)
  • Dick Van Dyke presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to his former Dick Van Dyke Show am happy after all, Moore said while wrapping up her speech.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Spencers supporting actress SAG award makes her a clear frontrunner for the supporting The SAG actor trophies go to both television and film actors, and the winners are chosen by their acting peers.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • We have added a new set of pictures showing the winners from the SAG Awards 2012 Winners.
  • (Monsters and Critics)
  • Mary Tyler Moore joins a canon of respected actors and actresses such as Julie Andrews, Audrey Hepburn and James Garner in winning the award.
  • (Contactmusic.com)
  • She also thanked an unsung hero in the film, slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers and his family. She dedicated the award to the down trodden, downsized and overtaxed.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • In winning the award for his portrayal of a silent-film star who only eight times in the 16 years since the guild added the category. The winners at the SAG ceremony often do go on to earn Oscars, however.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Jean Dujardin has won the SAG Award for best actor for The Artist. The cast of Boardwalk Empire has won the Screen Actors Guild Award for best ensemble in a drama series.
  • (Daily Breeze)
  • The day after The Help won three SAG Awards The Selvin Award was established to honor work which embodies the spirit of constitutional rights and civil liberties, according to the WGAW press release.
  • (Reuters)

Shaun white

  • ASPEN — Perfection. Shaun White, the iconic snowboarding master of halfpipe, already had his five-peat.
  • (Denver Post)
  • With the gold medal already his, Shaun White laid down a victory lap to remember — a perfect one. White earned his fifth consecutive superpipe gold Sunday night, earning a perfect 100 on his third and final run. Says White: Its unreal.
  • (FOXSports.com)
  • Shaun White achieved perfection in his final run on the Snowboard SuperPipe during the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo. For the first time in the history of Snowboard SuperPipe, the judges determined that Whites run was worthy of a score of 100.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Shaun White scored the first perfect score in Winter X Games history in Mens Snowboard SuperPipe finals on Sunday, winning his fifth consecutive gold medal -- a first in Snowboard SuperPipe.
  • (ESPN)
  • Shaun White didnt need to be perfect. He really didnt need to do anything.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Oakley, Inc. today congratulated Shaun White for his five-peat Gold in the X Games SuperPipe competition.
  • (Calgary Herald)
  • Shaun White scored the gold and a perfect score during the superpipe final at the 2012 Winter X Games, making this Whites fifth consecutive gold medal.
  • (Examiner)
  • HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Jan.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • Aspen, CO, United States (AHN Sports) – Shaun White is the world's best snowboard superpipe rider and he left no doubt about that Sunday night at the Winter X Games.
  • (Gant Daily)
  • Shaun White is riding on a bum ankle, but that wont stop him from winning his fifth straight SuperPipe title at Winter X Games 16. Whites status for the event was in jeopardy after he sprained his left ankle during Thursdays practice.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)

Facebook ipo

  • Facebooks initial public offering is likely to set a new standard for how low investment banks are willing to go on advisory fees to win big business.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Apple Inc. has 1 Infinite Loop and Genentech Inc. has 1 DNA Way. But Facebook Inc. now lays claim to Silicon Valleys premier vanity address: 1 Hacker Way.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • On August 19, 2004, Google went public, selling $1.9 billion of stock, which placed the value of the company at $23 billion when trading started. (Its $187B currently.
  • (CNET News)
  • Such sky-high expectations will make the challenges for Facebook's CEO and founder, Mark Zuckerberg, that much harder.
  • (Washington Post)
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Facebooks imminent stock sale risks putting public stock markets to shame. Investors will surely clamor for a piece of the social network.
  • (Facebook IPO will put public markets to shame - Reuters India)
  • At long last, Facebook is expected to announce this week that its going public.
  • (CNET News)
  • SAN FRANCISCO — Is speculation that Facebook could be worth a stratospheric $100 billion when it goes public grounded in reality? The social-networking giant is poised to file for an initial public offering as early as this week.
  • (Asbury Park Press)
  • With the filing for its initial public offering expected any day now, Facebook Inc. is extending its lead in online display advertising, which makes up the bulk of its revenue. The social networking giant's share of the U.S.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • LOS ANGELES — When Facebook makes its long-expected debut as a public company this spring, the social-networking company will likely vault into the ranks of the largest public companies in the world, alongside McDonalds, Amazon.
  • (KING-5)

Reba mcentire

  • Reba McEntire is one of the latest celebrities to announce that she will appear on NBC genealogy series "Who Do You Think You Are?" "It's official," the country star tweeted last week.
  • (LongIslandPress)
  • This year marks three full decades since Reba McEntire first reached the top of the country charts, a period she has spent making a habit of the accomplishment en route to becoming country music's all-time top-selling female.
  • (Hartford Courant)
  • UNCASVILLE, CONN. – Reba McEntire is coming off one typically super successful year, but before she has another she has some work to do.
  • (Union-News & Sunday Republican)
  • SMITHWICK - Recording artist Susie McEntire will appear in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Prairie View United Methodist Church. Susie grew up singing with her sister Reba and brother Pake in Oklahoma.
  • (Rapid City Journal)
  • Nominees were announced via social media with the help of stars like Reba McEntire and Lionel Richie. Fans were chosen to announce the entertainer of the year candidates.
  • (MySanAntonio)
  • Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton will repeat their co-hosting roles of last year in an event that is sure to live up to the excitement it has already generated today. Rascal Flatts is among the artists nominated for a 2012 ACM Award.
  • (Examiner)
  • The awards will be hosted by Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton, who also paired up last season to host the event and on Sheltons hit show The Voice.
  • (Examiner)
  • JOHNSTOWN - Country music superstar Reba McEntire, an inductee to the Country Music Hall of Fame, will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 14 at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
  • (Altoona Mirror)

Carolina panthers

  • Changing a team logo is a risky proposition. Inevitably, some fans will bemoan the death of the old look, and assail the font and color scheme of the new one. Recent case in point: The Miami Marlins. Now its the Carolina Panthers turn to revamp their image.
  • (CBS News)
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers have altered their logo for the first time in the franchises 18-year history, making slight refinements to provide what the team called a more aggressive, contemporary look.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • I give Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton credit. He got me to watch the Pro Bowl. As much as I like the NFL, I never watch the Pro Bowl. Baseball and basketball have interesting all-star games. Footballs is rarely worth watching.
  • (Rock Hill Herald)
  • AP Photo/Carolina PanthersThe Panthers changed their logo to give it a more aggressive, contemporary look making it more three-dimensional. CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers have a new look.
  • (ESPN)
  • With his rookie season over, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton apparently is doing more national media.
  • (Rock Hill Herald)
  • CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Professional football is set to end next weekend with the playing of the Super Bowl, but the Carolina Panthers are already making changes with a new look ahead of the 2012 season.
  • (WMBF)
  • Usually, we dont think of 6-10 teams as Super Bowl contenders. But when Cam Newton is anchoring a young team with boatloads of potential, I beg to think otherwise.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • The Panthers have a league-high 11 overtime/shootout losses Last season, only rookie Evgeni Dadonov (since traded to Carolina) was selected, and that was just to take part in the skills competition.
  • (Miami Herald)
  • Nothing against the perpetual sunshine, beautiful beaches and fruity drinks, but Cam Newton hopes hes not in Honolulu every year.
  • (CharlotteObserver.com)
  • Florida Panthers Executive Vice President General Manager Dale The Melfort, Sask. native was drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the fifth round (137th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
  • (NHL.com)

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Samuel adams

  • Summary: Samuel Adams and Guy Kawasaki want you to design a beer. To participate, you'll need to be a beer lover and have a Facebook account. Submissions are being taken until February 5, 2012.
  • (ZDNet)
  • BOSTON –The Samuel Adams brewers are teaming up with social media enthusiast, Guy Kawasaki, for the first ever Samuel Adams Crowd Craft Project to create a crowd-sourced beer.
  • (Wicked Local (blog))
  • BOSTON, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Samuel Adams brewers are teaming up with social media enthusiast, Guy Kawasaki, for the first ever Samuel Adams Crowd Craft Project to create a crowd-sourced beer.
  • (Investors Business Daily)
  • The brewers at Samuel Adams have crafted a brand new seasonal beer, Samuel Adams Alpine Spring. This beer has the balanced maltiness and hoppiness of a helles, the strength and smoothness of a bock, and the unfiltered haze of a kellerbier.
  • (PR-USA.net)
  • ADAMS, Mass. — Samuel Delmolino, 82, of 71 Melrose St. died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at North Adams Commons.
  • (iBerkshires.com)
  • The Samuel Adams brewers are teaming up with social media enthusiast Guy Kawasaki to crowdsource a new beer through Facebook.
  • (PSFK)
  • According to The Old Farmer's Almanac, spring will arrive March 20 — 62 days from today. But you don't have to wait that long to drink a toast to the arrival of the new season.
  • (Albany Times Union (blog))
  • When The Boston Beer Co. rolled out the Samuel Adams Noble Pils as its new spring seasonal two years ago, I couldn't help but hope it would end up a long-lasting fixture on the Sam Adams seasonal rotation.
  • (Patriot Ledger)
  • Samuel Adams is giving its social network a say in the brewing process by crowd-sourcing a beer.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • RALEIGH -- Steam from boiling-hot clam chowder mixes with the malty smell of Samuel Adams Boston lager in the dense bar air. Its crawling with blue-and-silver clad New Englanders. Chants of Go Pats, Go! can be heard for blocks.
  • (The News & Observer)

Nhl all star game 2012

  • Boston Bruins' and Team Chara goaltender Tim Thomas was stingy in the way of answers when NBC's Pierre McGuire asked him the rationale of his All-Star game winning streak, which extended to four Sunday afternoon in Ottawa.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • OTTAWA (AP) - Pavel Datsyuks wish to be the MVP of the NHL All-Star game will have to wait for at least another year. So will the Detroit Red Wings forwards bid to score his first goal in the leagues midseason classic.
  • (CNN Sports Illustrated)
  • Team Chara was taking on the hometown Team Alfredsson in the 59th NHL All-Star Game in Ottawa. Its the second year that captains have picked the teams. How the game went: 6:49 p.m. Chara wins 12-9 Tim Thomas is the winning goalie for the fourth game in a row.
  • (USA Today)
  • At the 2012 Tim Hortons NHL All-Star Game, a 12-9 affair in which allowing three goals in a period was considered a good night, goalies had little trouble finding common ground.
  • (NHL.com)
  • OTTAWA — Marian Gaborik staked his claim to NHL All-Star game MVP honors.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • OTTAWA, Ontario -- To snatch MVP honors away from Daniel Alfredsson at the 2012 NHL All-Star Game on Sunday, somebody really needed to have a big day. Marion Gaborik did just that -- by the 1:23 mark of the second period.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • This weekend, Ottawa played host to two days of NHL mirth and merriment, as the 2012 All-Star Game, and the Skills Competition, both took place. This year, it was Team Alfredsson versus Team Chara.
  • (Examiner)
  • OTTAWA—Marian Gaborik made New York Rangers teammate Henrik Lundqvist pay for not selecting him to play for Daniel Alfredssons team in the NHL All-Star game.
  • (Sporting News)
  • Hes one of the guys that started people in Sweden starting to recognize the NHL, said Karlsson, a fellow Swede. Alfredsson, who grabbed all of the Senators players He was asked on the ice after the game if he would return.
  • (USA Today)
  • The NHL All-Star Game will be played on Sunday and there are many star players who have a chance to earn MVP honors in Ottawa. All-Star Game MVP is a unique award that doesnt get the credit it deserves.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)

Gainesville

  • GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A long line of cars and trucks collided one after another early Sunday on a dark Florida highway so shrouded in haze and smoke that drivers were instantly blinded. At least 10 people were killed.
  • (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
  • GAINESVILLE, Fla., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The Florida Highway Patrol said 10 people died Sunday as a result of multiple crashes on Interstate 75 and U.S. highway 441 near Gainesville.
  • (United Press International)
  • Investigators said Sunday that the fire that started on Paynes Prairie Saturday afternoon and led to a series of crashes that killed 10 people was not natural, meaning someone set it, either as an act of arson or accidentally.
  • (The Ledger)
  • GAINESVILLE -- At least 10 people died in the pre-dawn hours of Sunday when a long line of cars and trucks collided one after another on a blindingly hazy and smoky Interstate 75.
  • (Miami Herald)
  • Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Patrick Riordan said the pileups happened around 3:45 a.m. on both sides of I-75 south of Gainesville.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Ten people died and at least 18 were injured in a series of accidents before dawn Sunday near Gainesville after smoke and fog reduced visibility on the main interstate highway, police said.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Hazy fog and heavy smoke from a brush fire clouded a north Florida interstate overnight, leaving drivers blinded and causing wrecks that killed 10 people, authorities said Sunday.
  • (Florida Times-Union)
  • Michael P.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • GAINESVILLE, Fla. — At least nine people died in crashes overnight apparently caused by fog and smoke from a wildfire along Interstate 75 in north Florida, authorities said Sunday. More from TODAY.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Buchholzs Bud Seymour Gymnasium has been a house of horrors for the Gainesville High School boys basketball team in recent weeks. On Jan.
  • (Gainesville Sun)