Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Occupy

  • It isn't every day that a reporter gets to sit in on a high-stakes policy meeting in New York's financial district, but that's exactly what I did on a balmy evening in late February at 60 Wall Street, the U.S. headquarters of Deutsche Bank AG.
  • (Businessweek)
  • Police officers guarding the site said that clearing out the camp of tents took about four hours. Bailiffs arrived around midnight to remove tents after protesters' challenge to an eviction order was rejected by a judge.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • NEW YORK -- Thousands of U.S. college students will walk out of class Thursday in a coordinated day of protest against what may be another year of significant higher education budget cuts by state legislatures.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • (Updates number of arrests in first paragraph; comments from protesters starting in fifth.) Feb. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Occupy London protesters were evicted from their encampment at St.
  • (Businessweek)
  • Find out more about this week's protests at www.occupyeducationca.org and www.refundcalifornia.org. From Wall Street to Walmart, the Occupy movement has taken aim at some major targets during its half-year existence.
  • (News & Review)
  • From across the ocean, of course weve been watching the eviction of Occupy London from St Pauls. I was sorry that the City of London tore down an oasis of political speech.
  • (The Guardian)
  • MUSKEGON – A summit for the "Occupy movement" is scheduled for Saturday in Muskegon, home to two Occupy groups. The Ninth Michigan Inter-Occupational Summit is set to begin at 2 p.m.
  • (MLive.com)
  • On February 29 2012, as part of an international day of action against corporations, Occupy Wall Street marched to the New York City offices of Pfizer to protest the practices of the multi-billion dollar industry.
  • (Examiner)
  • PORTLAND, Ore.
  • (Associated Press)
  • Around 200 Occupy Wall Street activists and sympathizers marched through New York on Wednesday as part of a national effort aimed at reviving the anti-capitalism movement which has foundered over winter.
  • (Big Hollywood)

Michigan emergency manager

  • FLINT, Michigan -- Attorney General Bill Schuette today said petitions filed against Michigans emergency manager act would revert the law to its older, less-powerful version if signatures are certified by elections workers.
  • (MLive.com)
  • LANSING, Mich. (WXYZ) - Opponents to Michigans emergency manager law turned over more than 220,000 signatures to the Secretary of States office in Lansing in hopes of ultimately overturning the law.
  • (WXYZ)
  • Organizers of the effort to repeal Michigans controversial emergency manager law say they have collected more than 218,000 signatures from residents who would like to see the issue on the November ballot.
  • (MLive.com)
  • A group seeking repeal of the state's emergency manager law submitted this afternoon what they said were 226,000 petition signatures to force a referendum on the issue in November.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • A group called the Stand Up For Democracy Coalition has collected more than 200,000 signatures in its effort to repeal Michigans emergency manager law.
  • (ClickOnDetroit.com)
  • Sign up to stay up to date on the latest News Politics headlines via email. This piece was originally published by Labor Notes.
  • (AlterNet)
  • People have followed the law and put their faith in our democracy to ensure everyone in Michigan gets a voice on November 6, 2012 LANSING, Mich., Feb.
  • (StreetInsider.com)
  • This past Tuesday, I hosted a forum in Highland Park, Michigan regarding the legal implications of Michigan's Emergency Manager's Law.
  • (DAILY KOS)

Pirate flag banned

  • A seven-year-old boy with Aspergers has been ordered to take down a pirate flag in his back garden or it would be fine for the family to fly any national flag, but the skull and crossbones was banned.
  • (Daily Mail)
  • Not so jolly: Anthony Steele, seven, cannot fly his skull and crossbones (Picture: SWNS) Anthony Steele's parents were told they face legal action unless they take down their pirate-mad son's toy flag, which requires council approval.
  • (Metro.co.uk)
  • that date we have resolved to boycott any ship with the English flag… or registered in any of the flags of convenience that the British pirates use (Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Panama, Malta, etc.).
  • (Malta Independent Daily)
  • Last October, Jessica and a co-worker were kidnapped by Somali pirates. After spending 93 days in captivity minute video on Commonwealth Care's current successes. The flag rising above Midway on June 4, 1942.
  • (DAILY KOS)

Teacher cheating

  • The first time Bob Wilson, a former DeKalb County, Georgia, district attorney, interviewed educators suspected of cheating on exams in 56 Atlanta schools, he got nothing.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Amid a statewide cheating probe, the Pennsylvania Department of Education has prohibited teachers in Philadelphia, at three area charter schools, and in one other district from administering their own students state exams.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • The Dougherty County School System says teachers accused of cheating did not benefit financially from inflated test scores.
  • (WALB 10)
  • Nathan Deal before becoming law. Investigations last year found standardized test cheating in Georgia schools, much of it in Atlanta Public Schools and in Dougherty County Schools, where teachers were alleged to have helped students on achievement tests.
  • (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
  • But teachers, a former staffer, parents, even a student - say those scores were achieved in part by cheating.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • Some of the teachers refused Allens request as they viewed it as cheating. First grade teacher Elise Sargent said their jobs were threatened if they didnt comply. There was a lot of confusion going on, said Sargent.
  • (Click2Houston.com)
  • but teachers, parents and a student have come forward to suggest cheating paved the way, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sunday.
  • (United Press International)
  • Cheating on college apps is a complex problem confronting can't change overnight. Unfortunately, teachers remain underpaid and lack adequate training.
  • (Forbes)
  • "Teachers will be fighting over who teaches kids at risk because they will be afraid of their own scores dropping,'' she said.
  • (New York Times)
  • Its decision day for some Atlanta teachers: quit or be fired. The districts law department brought the first set of 120 educators implicated in the standardized testing cheating scandal in for mandatory meetings on Thursday.
  • (MyFox Atlanta)

Midwest tornadoes how you can help

  • Tornadoes ripped through several Midwestern states early Wednesday morning, causing damage to small towns in Illinois and Kansas, according to the Associated Press. Strong winds roared through Branson, Mo.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • "All I can tell you is I was praying and 7:30 a.m., about three hours after the tornado hit. She said by noon more than 100 volunteers had signed in and left their contact information so they could help.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • In that tornado, she said, residents had 20 minutes to take shelter. Sometimes storms come out of nowhere and can happen on a moments notice, Watson said. Everyone is aware of the threat, but you just dont know how much warning youre going to have.
  • (McClatchy)
  • Are you there WDRB and WHAS on the latest on the Midwest storms. Find out how to help storm victims with Impact Your World.
  • (CNN)
  • CHICAGO — A massive winter storm unleashed a string of tornados that cut a swath of destruction across the U.S. midwest, killing at least nine cars thrown in lakes.
  • (Regina Leader-Post)
  • With a tornado, if the weather service can let people know 20 minutes in advance And forecasters are telling the Southeast and Midwest to get ready again.
  • (Times and Democrat)
  • Can help spin up tornadoes. On the other hand, AccuWeather notes that the climate pattern called La Niña is forecast to weaken.
  • (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • A MASSIVE winter storm unleashed a string of tornadoes that cut a swath of destruction across the US midwest, killing at least nine people Weve got homes toppled, cars thrown in lakes.
  • (The Australian)
  • They are early, AccuWeather meteorologist Mark Paquette said of Wednesdays tornadoes. With these storms coming down right through the heart of the Midwest people yell for help everywhere, she said. And you couldnt see anybody.
  • (WGNtv.com)
  • You cant imagine how everything possible to help these communities respond and recover from this disaster.
  • (Aljazeera.com)

Clint dempsey goal

  • GENOA, Italy — The United States beat Italy for the first time in 11 games over 78 years, a 1-0 victory in an exhibition Wednesday night on Clint Dempsey's goal in the 55th minute.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • The United States stunned Italy on Wednesday as Clint Dempseys second-half goal gave the Americans their first ever victory over the Azzurri in 11 meetings.
  • (MLive.com)
  • GENOA, Italy -- The U.S. meets four-time World Cup champion Italy in a friendly here on Wednesday (2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN2/3, Galavisión), and I sat down with U.S.
  • (CNN Sports Illustrated)
  • Clint Dempseys 55th-minute goal helped the U.S. snap a 10-game winless streak to the Italians over 78 years. The Americans entered the match 0-7-3 against Italy and had been outscored 32-4. The triumph extended the U.S.
  • (Big Apple Soccer)
  • The United States men's national team rode a second half Clint Dempsey goal to a 1-0 win over Italy at Stadio Luigi Ferraris in Genoa on Wednesday evening. The victory was the first for the U.S.
  • (soccer365.com)
  • Its also hard to dismiss the idea that Clint Dempsey of Nacogdoches, Texas, who has 16 goals for the English Premier League club Fulham this season, is quickly becoming one of the worlds most dangerous strikers.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • The game was a friendly exhibition match. Clint Dempsey scored the only goal of the match in the 55th minute.
  • (Abc Local Web)
  • Texan Clint Dempsey has 10 goals for Fulham in the English Premier League this season and is shattering the image of the United States as a nation still searching for a top scorer.
  • (Seattle Times)
  • GENOA, Italy — The United States gained a rare victory over a soccer power, beating Italy, 1-0, on Wednesday night on Clint Dempseys goal in the 55th minute for its first win over the Azzurri in 11 games over 78 years.
  • (Statesboro Herald)

Divorce house

  • In her Huffington Post blog post on Tuesday, Liz ODonnell detailed her ideal, white picket-fenced divorce house.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • An elderly couple lives there now. I often plan my running route so that I pass by the front door. I call the house my divorce house. I actually have three divorce houses. Another is conveniently located just around the corner from the house with the picket fence.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • A bill that would require a 90 day waiting period before couples could file for divorce passed the House 43-26 Tuesday on its way to the Senate. Rep.
  • (Salt Lake Tribune)
  • A day after his wife filed for divorce, embattled Yankee general manager Brian Cashman emerged publicly for the first time since a lovesick woman with a history of stalking was busted for harassing and extorting money from the Bronx Bomber bigwig.
  • (New York Post)
  • Sarah Palin could be set to lose both her marriage and her political career after the release of the explosive biography on the Tea Party darling.
  • (Daily Mail)
  • The House voted against a bill that would require married couples with children to take a "divorce orientation" class, paid for by the state, before filing for divorce. Representatives killed HB290 on a 14-56 vote.
  • (Salt Lake Tribune)
  • Madhavan has just got through his divorce and celebrates the event with his friends. He has lost all he had: his house, cash and car. The car is the one he misses most.
  • (Indian Television)
  • "Getting a divorce is an expensive and economically risky move and the other person receives a house, the value of those two assets is extremely important in determining what else happens.
  • (ksl.com)
  • The Oakland Press is reporting that former Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders has filed for divorce from his wife His mother is Aletha House, who had the future Cardinal running back in a previous relationship with Sanders.
  • (Orlando Sentinel)

Mitt Romney 2012

  • Mitt Romney has won Wyoming's presidential caucus vote, a series of county straw polls that took place over the last three weeks. With 39 percent, Romney finished ahead of Rick Santorum (32 percent), Newt Gingrich (21 percent) and Ron Paul (8 percent).
  • (ABC News)
  • Mitt Romneys inability to answer a reporters question about Sen Patty Murray, D-Wash. Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney drew strength from Republican loyalists and all but the most conservative voters on Tuesday to claim victory in a grueling GOP presidential primary in his native state of Michigan, an exit poll of voters showed.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has struggled consistently with low-income voters. But the takeaway from Michigan might be less that Romney has trouble with the working-class than that he has a particular hold on the wealthy.
  • (Washington Post)
  • (CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has won the Wyoming caucuses, CNN projects.
  • (CNN)
  • Mitt Romney caused a stir while campaigning in Ohio today when he said he opposes a Republican- backed plan to let employers opt out of providing health coverage for contraception -- and then quickly moved to stress his support for the measure.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • Copyright © 2012 National Public Radio And next stop, Super Tuesday. For Mitt Romney, the prospect of competing in the 10 states next Tuesday looks a lot better now that hes won both Arizona and Michigan in yesterdays primaries.
  • (NPR News)
  • Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a reporter Wednesday that he opposes a measure being considered by the Senate that would allow employers to decline to provide contraception coverage to women.
  • (NPR News)
  • Just hours after grinding out an ugly win in Michigan, Mitt Romney packed his bags for Ohio A bigger hurdle for Romney is class.
  • (Time)

North dakota fighting sioux

  • BISMARCK, N.D. -- University of North Dakota teams risk forfeiting any post-season games if their teams, cheerleaders or band wear or display the schools Fighting Sioux nickname and American Indian head logo, an NCAA official said Wednesday.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The Denver Pioneers have one last chance to end their regular season home schedule with a victory after Friday nights 4-3 loss to the North Dakota Fighting Sioux. These two teams will take the ice one last time at Magness Arena on Saturday night.
  • (SB Nation)
  • The lobby of Ralph Engelstad Arena at the University of North Dakota contains multiple nods to the Fighting Sioux nickname the university must retire to avoid N.C.A.A. sanctions.
  • (New York Times)
  • The Denver Pioneers hockey team closed out its home schedule with a 5-3 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Sioux on Saturday.
  • (SB Nation)
  • Legislative leaders voted Friday to hire an attorney to attempt to intervene in a lawsuit over the University of North Dakotas Fighting Sioux nickname.
  • (RealClearPolitics)
  • Aaron Anderson scored 19 points and Patrick Mitchell added 18 as North Dakota held off Longwood 67-59 Saturday.
  • (FOXSports.com)
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (WTW) — North Dakotas Supreme Court should block a June referendum on the University of North Dakotas Fighting Sioux nickname because the law requiring the nickname to be used is unconstitutional, an assistant attorney general argued Friday.
  • (marshfieldnewsherald.com)
  • FARGO, ND — The controversy over the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux nickname refuses to die. You almost need a scorecard to keep track of the twists and turns in the nickname saga.
  • (Marketplace.publicradio.org)
  • SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Two North Dakota records fell tonight as the Fighting Sioux womens swimming and diving team took on the second day of competition at the 2012 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Swimming and Diving Championships.
  • (UND Fighting Sioux)
  • BISMARCK, N.D. — Secretary of State Al Jaeger is getting two attorneys to represent his office in the Fighting Sioux lawsuit. They are Sarah Andrews Herman and Matthew Kipp of Fargo.
  • (Bismarck Tribune)

North Carolina Maryland

  • CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Tyler Zeller had 30 points in his final home game to help No. 6 North Carolina beat Maryland 88-64 on Wednesday night.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Chapel Hill, NC (Sports Network) - Tyler Zeller scored 30 points in his final game at Smith Center and No. 6 North Carolina pulled away to rout Maryland on Wednesday, 88-64, picking up steam for its upcoming winner-take-all showdown with Duke.
  • (KSDK)
  • CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Tyler Zeller made 20 free throws Wednesday to help break the game open and bring No. 6 North Carolina an 88-64 victory over Maryland.
  • (United Press International)
  • CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina won by 24 on Wednesday night, so its hard to argue with the results. There are also nights when the Tar Heels play just well enough to win, and this was one of them. It worked against Maryland.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - With about six-and-a-half minutes to play on Wednesday night, North Carolinas Tyler Zeller walked off the court amid a standing ovation, with the crowd at the Smith Center chanting his name.
  • (Bellingham Herald)
  • CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Maryland's Terrell Stoglin kept finding himself forced into tough outside shots or trying to finish over North Carolina's tall front line.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Before worrying about a likely showdown for the ACC title, North Carolina will honor Tyler Zeller and its seniors.
  • (Sporting News)
  • CHAPEL HILL North Carolina won by 24 on Wednesday, so its hard to argue with the results. There are also nights when the Tar Heels play just well enough to win, and this was one of them. It worked against Maryland. Its not going to cut it Saturday.
  • (CharlotteObserver.com)
  • The North Carolina Tar Heels (25-4, 12-2 ACC) are hosting the Maryland Terrapins (16-12, 6-8 ACC) in their home finale tonight. Its going to be a great game as the Tar Heels prepare to give Tyler Zeller and other players a special send off.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)

Knicks cavs

  • New York -- The Cavaliers played arguably their best 24 minutes of the season and followed it with unquestionably their worst 24 minutes.
  • (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • NEW YORK (Reuters) - With Jeremy Lin getting an assist from fellow point guard Baron Davis, the New York Knicks made good use of their new-found depth by overcoming the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-103 on Wednesday.
  • (Reuters)
  • NEW YORK—Jeremy Lin had 19 points and 13 assists, Carmelo Anthony scored 22 and the New York Knicks turned around the game with their reserves to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-103 on Wednesday night.
  • (Sporting News)
  • Steve Novak is a one-dimensional player which is precisely why he's employed in the NBA and why he fits perfectly in Mike D'Antoni's system. He is the basketball equivalent of a left-hander reliever and a third down running back.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • NEW YORK (AP) Jeremy Lin had 19 points and 13 assists, Carmelo Anthony scored 22 and the New York Knicks turned around the game with their reserves to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-103 on Wednesday night.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • After enjoying a 61-49 halftime lead, the New York lights became just a little too bright for the young Cavaliers.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • Now Scott has Kyrie Irving, whom the Cavaliers selected first in the draft last June. Irving, a West Orange, N.J.
  • (New York Times)
  • New York, NY (Sports Network) - Jeremy Lin was overwhelmed by the Miami Heat his last time out, but he bounced back in a big way against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday.
  • (KSDK)
  • The Knicks enter tonights home game against the Cavaliers with a 17-18 record, 3 ½ games behind the 76ers for first place in the Atlantic Division and in seventh position for the eight-team Eastern Conference playoff pool.
  • (FOXSports.com)

JPmorgan bank fees

  • They are treading carefully though, cautious of igniting another customer backlash like the one that happened last fall with Bank of Americas proposed $5 monthly debit-card fee.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Feb. 28 (Bloomberg) -- JPMorgan Chase Co., the largest U.S. bank by assets, said about 70 percent of customers with less than $100,000 in deposits and investments will be unprofitable following regulations that cap lenders' fees.
  • (Businessweek)
  • But there is an economic foundation underlying the banks sentiment. JPMorgan is focusing on its more well-heeled customers because financial regulators are making it a tad more difficult to charge fees whenever they feel like it.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Bank fee income, already under pressure from a host of new regulations Amendment and has estimated an annual revenue loss of $2 billion from the rule.
  • (Forbes)
  • Like most states, Rhode Island contracts with a bank to provide unemployment benefits through a debit card. JPMorgan Chase agreed to operate the system at no cost to the state — if it could charge fees to those receiving unemployment benefits.
  • (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)
  • Community Banks Javelin compared fees for the largest financial firms to those of mid-size institutions and community banks. The largest group had about $179 billion to $2.3 trillion in assets and included Bank of America Corp.
  • (BusinessWeek)
  • JPMorgan Chase has reached a preliminary agreement to pay The customers say the banks reorder debit-card transactions in their computers to maximize overdraft fees. Bank of America, the second-biggest U.S.
  • (Seattle Times)
  • Retailers fought back last year saying those fees should be lowered. They won. Today there's a cap on how much banks can charge retailers per debit swipe.
  • (Forbes)
  • A 2008 study by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., a bank regulator, found that consumers who overdrew their accounts 20 or more times annually paid an average of $1,610 in fees. Large banks such as JPMorgan Chase Co.
  • (Akron Beacon Journal)

Christopher Alan Carlson

  • I was scared and it was hard and I was all weak and tired and kind of hurt. The Arizona jury found Christopher Alan Carlson of Indianapolis guilty of three of six charges of child abuse stemming from the Aug. 15 and Aug. 28 hikes.
  • (AP - msnbc.com)
  • PHOENIX — A 9-year-old boy testified Wednesday that his grandfather hit him in the face, causing his nose to bleed, and kicked him and his two brothers during a pair of miles-long hikes at the Grand Canyon last summer.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Forty-five-year-old Christopher Alan Carlson, of Indianapolis, faces life in prison if convicted of any one of the six felony child abuse counts against him.
  • (ABC News)
  • "I was scared, and it was hard, and I was all weak and tired and kind of hurt.
  • (Fort Wayne Journal Gazette)
  • Christopher Alan Carlson, 45, of Indianapolis faces life in prison if convicted of any one of the six felony child abuse counts against him. He has pleaded not guilty.
  • (AZFamily)
  • UFA: S Alan Ball, TE Martellus Bennett RFA: FB Tony Flammetta, QB Chris Greisen, WR Kevin Ogletree. ERFA: DE Clifton Geathers, WR Jesse Holley, DT Jeremy Parnell, RB Chauncey Washington.
  • (Pro Football Weekly)

Chellie pingree

  • WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) is all but certain to make a bid for the Senate in the wake of Sen. Olympia Snowes (R) retirement announcement, she told The Huffington Post in an interview Wednesday.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Yesterday, Senator Olympia Snowe announced her retirement. This particular bit of news sent shock waves through the political world.
  • (DAILY KOS)
  • (NEWS CENTER) Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-MAINE) is urging President Obama to stick to his administrations policy to require insurance companies to provide contraception coverage. Rep. Pingree goes In The Arena with Pat Callaghan to talk about that and more.
  • (WCSH)
  • A Democratic Congresswoman from Maine, Chellie Pingree, is reportedly considering a run for Senate after Senator Olympia Snowes announcement that she will not seek re-election. Ms. Pingree is married to S.
  • (FutureOfCapitalism.com)
  • As of now everybody has heard the shocking news last night of Maines senior senator Olympia Snowe announcing her retirement instead of seaking re-election.
  • (DAILY KOS)
  • Mike Michaud, 1st District U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree and former two-term Gov. John Baldacci.
  • (Bangor Daily News)
  • WASHINGTON -- Democratic Reps. Chellie Pingree and Mike Michaud split over the vote to extend the payroll tax cut extension and extend unemployment benefits.
  • (Morning Sentinel)
  • Four Democrats who already announced theyre running could be joined by U.S. Reps. Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree, both of whom say theyre weighing a bid for the open seat.
  • (AP - msnbc.com)
  • Maine U.S. Reps. Michael Michaud and Chellie Pingree, both Democrats, as well as former Democratic Gov. John Baldacci are among the people who have taken out nomination papers.
  • (Sun-Journal)
  • Democratic Reps. Chellie Pingree and Mike Michaud were planning a run. Two former governors - Democrat John Baldacci and independent Angus King - were also weighing a run. On the Republican side, several candidates are considering getting into the race.
  • (msnbc.com)

Occupy colleges walkout

  • NEW YORK -- Thousands of U.S. college students will walk out of class Thursday in a coordinated day of protest against what may be another year of significant higher education budget cuts by state legislatures.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • As part of the national Occupy Education movement, students with Occupy SF State are planning to walkout of class at 11 a.m. along with students at City College.
  • (SF Weekly (blog))
  • Apparently its a call to action for K-12 students, college kids and staff and faculty across the country. A walkout is planned for Thursday at 12 noon - a rendezvous at nearby flagpoles.
  • (39online.com)
  • Students said they had planned an entire week of action that would include an hour's trip to City Hall and even an attempt to "Occupy Grady" by camping to graduate this year and go to college.
  • (GothamSchools)
  • Another plus to the two-bedroom, Mr. Hirsh says, is that in over 70% of the two-bedroom suites at the Station, there are walkout balconies ll even see parents and a college-age child.
  • (Calgary Herald)

Davy Jones dead

  • Davy Jones, the singer for 60s pop group the Monkees, died Wednesday morning of a heart attack, the Martin County, Florida, medical examiners office told TheWrap. He was 66. Jones died at his Florida home. He leaves behind a wife, Jessica, and four daughters.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • (AP) -- Davy Jones, the diminutive heartthrob who rocketed to the top troubles early in the morning and was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, said Rhonda Irons, spokeswoman of the Martin County Sheriffs Office.
  • (Associated Press)
  • Davy Jones, the cute one among TVs The Monkees, died from a heart attack Wednesday in Florida. He was 66.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times (blog))
  • The Monkees Davy Jones dead at 66 iReporter Mark Stepaniak of Stuart, Florida, just got to meet Davy Jones a few days ago.
  • (CNN (blog))
  • Davy Jones, lead singer of 1960s made-for-TV pop group the Monkees, died Wednesday (February 29) at age 66. According to TMZ, Jones died of a heart attack at his home in Florida.
  • (MTV)
  • Davy Jones, who was a member of the Monkees, has reportedly died at the age of 66 due to a heart attack.
  • (The Celebrity Cafe.com)
  • Davy Jones, vocalist for The Monkees, has passed away, Access Hollywood has confirmed. The District 19 has been notified of the death of Mr. Davy Jones, the Martin County medical examiner in Florida told Access Hollywood in a statement on Wednesday.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Davy Jones, the lead singer of the 1960s group The Monkees, died of a massive heart attack Wednesday in Florida, his spokeswoman said. He was 66.
  • (News-Sentinel)
  • The Monkees frontman Davy Jones, the pocket-sized Englishman who made (at least) two generations of women scream, has died in a Florida hospital of an apparent heart attack, TMZ.
  • (NJ.com)
  • The celebrity watcher website TMZ is reporting that Davy Jones, former singer for the Monkees, has died in Florida. The singer was 66, and is survived by his wife, Jessica, and four daughters. He died in Florida, TMZ said.
  • (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Co-Parenting

  • For District of Columbia mother Kelly Collis, the emails between her and her ex about co-parenting had reached a boiling point.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Co-parenting is the term used when biological parents (in most cases, anyway) do not live together as a couple, but still provide parental care for their child.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • ChildSharing, Inc., an online educational website that develops programs for both counties and families across the country, has seen a 16% bump in county mandated requirement for high conflict programs being taken online over the past six months.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Divorce experts will inform and educate attendees who are contemplating divorce as well as those who are already divorced and dealing with post-divorce issues such as co-parenting.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • An Emmy Award-winning production company is looking for people who established unique and interesting co-parenting situations to build their family. We are looking for non-traditional pairs of people raising a child/children together.
  • (Proud Parenting)
  • Pisarra and May became friends and often take their dogs for walks in Santa Monica. They also teamed up last year to write a book about co-parenting a pet with an ex titled What About Wally? Pets are considered property in every state in the country.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • A local school board official later defended the teachers decision to report the drawing, saying they were co-parenting with parents. I think people have a legitimate concern that maybe the government has gone too far.
  • (CNEWS)
  • It was chaotic, she said, and being a high-conflict relationship made things a lot more challenging.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • In defending his teachers, a superintendent said schools are "co-parenting" with parents. McGuinty said he believes a review of the incident is under way. "Parents have the highest responsibility for the development of their children," McGuinty said Wednesday.
  • (CNEWS)
  • If he was nervous, he didn't let on. It was, in my view, a great and generous example of co-parenting. Yet had the U.S.
  • (Time)

After Happy Ever After

  • After driving her damaged race car to the garage Thursday she got bumped by Aric Almirola; Saturday it was Whitt. "I don't think it's ever great when teammates come together," she said afterward.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • the health of his string is more important than ever, especially as the trainer is preparing the likes of Big Bucks for his fourth Ladbrokes World Hurdle and Kauto Star for a third Betfred Gold Cup.
  • (SkySports)
  • She seems happy about it, smiling and whatnot to indicate well be seeing a lot more of her in the very near future. Till next week! Bethenny Ever After airs Mondays at 9 p.m. EST on Bravo.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The Saints were my first interview on my first night, and they blasted me with questions one after another. And they went to the took off and banged out the best time Ive ever run. Unofficially, it was a 4.63, officially a 4.68.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonefish Grills happy hour has long been the restaurants best March 1st.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • As Joe Posnanski writes: He didnt really get started in pro baseball until after he served in the Navy for World War He had one of the best seasons any third baseman has ever had.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Want to create and live the BEST LIFE EVER? Read Taylors blog and write to her at taylor@pranapoweryoga.com You will feel happy and inspired after reading Taylors blog. If you dont, feel free to skip it. You always have a choice.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • The occasion was spoiled for Park however after United lost 2-1 on the night yet progressed on 3-2 aggregate. It was a great honour to be named Manchester United captain, Park said.
  • (Fiji Live)
  • Jurrjens and Prado were mentioned frequently in trade talks after the Atlanta Braves collapsed at the same exercises and keep it strong and maintain it." No one has ever accused the 28-year-old Prado of not staying in top physical condition.
  • (Spartanburg Herald-Journal)

Bronx household of faith

  • The case of the Bronx Household of Faith vs.
  • (DAILY KOS)
  • Dozens of other churches also have been impacted. The Friday (Feb. 24) order by District Judge Loretta Preska made clear that all churches -- and not just the named plaintiff, Bronx Household of Faith -- will be able to meet in public schools.
  • (BP News)
  • The Second Circuit ruled that while the DOE must allow the Bronx Household of Faith — the named plaintiff — to meet Sunday in a public school, the permits of any other churches that are not parties in the lawsuit would be rescinded.
  • (Staten Island Advance)
  • U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska on Feb. 16 granted a 10- day temporary order blocking the city's ban.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • The reprieve is a result of Judge Loretta A.
  • (Staten Island Advance)
  • Congregations across the nation were watching the news unfold last week in New York as The Bronx Household of Faith won back the right to hold worship services at P.S. 291, a public grade school.
  • (Examiner)
  • A day after a U.
  • (New American)
  • The Bronx Household of Faith called the decision constitutionally sound, adding that dozens of churches will be able to rent public school space like other community groups. The city plans to appeal, claiming the policy violates separation of church and state.
  • (NY1)
  • A federal appeals court in New York narrowed that ruling on Feb. 17, saying that only the Bronx Household of Faith could worship at a public school in the Bronx. After that ruling was issued, Preska on Feb.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • The mayor and Department of Education have not changed their stance against allowing religious organizations to rent space inside of schools since the Supreme Court rejected Bronx Household of Faiths request to overturn the ban.
  • (Christian Post)

Taxes 2011

  • Cash declined as a result of the US$26.0 million redemption of remaining 8.625% senior unsecured notes due in 2011, nearly $15 million in defined benefit pension plan contributions, $22.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • WASHINGTON Feb 27 (Reuters) - General Electric Cos effective tax rate for 2011 was about 11 percent, well below the top 35 percent U.S. corporate tax rate, according to a report released on Monday by a tax group. GE, the largest U.
  • (Reuters)
  • Pennsylvania will pump $7.
  • (Allentown Morning Call)
  • CPE Link is pleased to offer this highly anticipated and timely resource for tax practitioners: the Big Book of Taxes. The topics covered are those that often raise questions, or those in which the IRS has shown an interest.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb.
  • (Market Wire)
  • Noninterest expense increased, ending the fourth quarter 2011 at $1,500,000 compared to $1,140,000 for the same period ended December 31, 2010. This represents an increase of $360,000 or 31.58%.
  • (NASDAQ)
  • Fourth quarter 2011 results were favorably impacted by $9.2 million, or $0.19 per share, related to the reversal of deferred tax asset valuation allowances.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • The 2011 net loss includes $30.4 million ($.33 per diluted share) of after-tax non-cash impairment charges related to fixed assets while the 2010 net loss included $302.5 million ($3.
  • (Business Wire)
  • 2011 and $36.81 at December 31, 2010. MBIA Inc.'s adjusted pre-tax loss, a non-GAAP measure, was $252 million for the fourth quarter of 2011 compared with an adjusted pre-tax loss of $311 million for the fourth quarter of 2010. MBIA Inc.
  • (Business Wire)

Dane cook

  • Dane Cook is heading to series television. The stand-up comic-turned-feature actor has been tapped to star in NBCs comedy pilot Next Caller Please, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
  • (Hollywood Reporter)
  • Dane Cook is heading to series television.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Dane Cook is set to star in the NBC's single-cameracomedy pilot Next Caller Please.
  • (Deadline.com)
  • Charlie Sheen to Get $25M Settlement With Warner Bros.
  • (Reuters)
  • Stand-up comedy in the late 1980s was a hell of a thing. The bubble expanded so rapidly that it seemed like any dope, no matter how hackish their act was, could wind up on television.
  • (Nashville Scene)
  • Joan Rivers stopped by Bravos Watch What Happens Live Thursday night to talk red carpet fashion, Whitney Houston, and Betty White -- but things heated up when Jay Leno was mentioned.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Heres how Allen died, from the LA Weeklys original report on his death: Allen was standing on the roof of a 6,000-square-foot mansion in Dane Cooks Sunset Plaza neighborhood when, according to L.A.
  • (Los Angeles Weekly)
  • The Myth of the American Sleepover: Several teenagers enjoy their last night of summer. Answers to Nothing: Dane Cook stars in this drama about the search for a missing girl. Insight: An ER nurse begins to experience memories that arent hers.
  • (Inside Bay Area)
  • It's an intriguing and haunting film that comes recommended for fans of good solid acting. Dane Cook's story is the central one, where he plays a therapist cheating on his wife (Elizabeth Mitchell) while she is trying to get pregnant.
  • (EDGE Boston)
  • He was nominated as an Emerging Comic in the New York Underground Comedy Festival and has also opened for such names as Dane Cook, Damon Wayans, Sarah Silverman, Ron White, Bill Burr, Greg Giraldo, Daniel Tosh to name a few.
  • (Examiner)

Cost of living

  • The countrys Twitter-like microblog starts a conversation about livable wages and disposable income in the worlds powerhouse economy.
  • (Atlantic Online)
  • More than 1500 aged-care workers went on strike this morning, with more than 70 of those picketing from rest homes in Palmerston North. Caregivers, nurses and service workers employed by rest home chain Oceania walked off the job at 8.
  • (Stuff)
  • It takes about $55,000 a year for families with young children in St. Mary's County to make ends meet, according to a new study.
  • (So Md News.com)
  • It costs less to live in Morristown than a majority of urban areas of the U.S. according to John Stroud, interim president of the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce. It is 8.5 percent below the national average, he said.
  • (Citizen Tribune)
  • About 30 members of Mason-Dixon Business Association attended the organizations Feb.15 luncheon meeting to hear a presentation by Kevin Cysyk, executive director of Country Meadows Retirement Communities of York, Pa.
  • (Baltimore Sun)
  • This April some Alabama lawmakers will have more cash to pay their taxes. The legislators are set to get a $1,600 cost of living raise which stems from the 2007 62 percent raise. The increase will push some lawmakers salary to around $55,000.
  • (Fox Birmingham)
  • A report released Tuesday by the advocacy group Connecticut Voices for Children said the states current minimum wage of $8.25 an hour hasnt kept up with the rising cost of living in the state over the past 30 years.
  • (TheDay)
  • The rising cost of real estate in Kerala, and India, is a mismatch between demand and supply of access to improved living conditions. As general productivity of capital and labour rises, the average wealth in the economy increases.
  • (Gulf News)
  • Groups can actually split the total cost between each individual member. Some of the current classes include: — Holistic Living Personal Wellness, a review of complimentary concepts for balanced lifestyle and total wellbeing.
  • (St. Louis Post-Dispatch (blog))

Occupy

  • It isn't every day that a reporter gets to sit in on a high-stakes policy meeting in New York's financial district, but that's exactly what I did on a balmy evening in late February at 60 Wall Street, the U.S. headquarters of Deutsche Bank AG.
  • (Businessweek)
  • NEW YORK -- Thousands of U.S. college students will walk out of class Thursday in a coordinated day of protest against what may be another year of significant higher education budget cuts by state legislatures.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Police officers guarding the site said that clearing out the camp of tents took about four hours. Bailiffs arrived around midnight to remove tents after protesters' challenge to an eviction order was rejected by a judge.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • The New York Times reports that the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp, which had actually parked itself outside St.
  • (Article.nationalreview.com)
  • WLKY.com Demonstrators occupied part of the main plaza of the KFC Yum Center Wednesday evening. It was the first protest from Occupy Louisville after a weekend confrontation with police.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • From across the ocean, of course weve been watching the eviction of Occupy London from St Pauls. I was sorry that the City of London tore down an oasis of political speech.
  • (The Guardian)
  • MUSKEGON – A summit for the "Occupy movement" is scheduled for Saturday in Muskegon, home to two Occupy groups. The Ninth Michigan Inter-Occupational Summit is set to begin at 2 p.m.
  • (MLive.com)
  • Calling it a "collusion with [a] system of injustice," Occupy protesters called for the Whitney Museum to end its influential Biennial exhibition by 2014.
  • (Washington Post)
  • PORTLAND -- Vandals broke windows overnight Tuesday at a Starbucks and banks in a complex of businesses in the Hollywood business district, and a bank in Southeast Portland. Windows were smashed at a Starbucks, Key Bank and U.S.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • NEW YORK (AP) — A noisy Occupy Wall Street march in Manhattan has grown to about 200 people. About 60 to 70 protesters initially gathered Wednesday morning outside Pfizer (FY-zur) offices. The group grew to about 200 as it marched around midtown.
  • (MySanAntonio)

Pirate flag banned

  • A seven-year-old boy with Aspergers has been ordered to take down a pirate flag in his back garden or it would be fine for the family to fly any national flag, but the skull and crossbones was banned.
  • (Daily Mail)
  • Not so jolly: Anthony Steele, seven, cannot fly his skull and crossbones (Picture: SWNS) Anthony Steele's parents were told they face legal action unless they take down their pirate-mad son's toy flag, which requires council approval.
  • (Metro.co.uk)
  • that date we have resolved to boycott any ship with the English flag… or registered in any of the flags of convenience that the British pirates use (Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Panama, Malta, etc.).
  • (Malta Independent Daily)
  • Last October, Jessica and a co-worker were kidnapped by Somali pirates. After spending 93 days in captivity minute video on Commonwealth Care's current successes. The flag rising above Midway on June 4, 1942.
  • (DAILY KOS)

Teacher cheating

  • The first time Bob Wilson, a former DeKalb County, Georgia, district attorney, interviewed educators suspected of cheating on exams in 56 Atlanta schools, he got nothing.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Amid a statewide cheating probe, the Pennsylvania Department of Education has prohibited teachers in Philadelphia, at three area charter schools, and in one other district from administering their own students state exams.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • The Dougherty County School System says teachers accused of cheating did not benefit financially from inflated test scores.
  • (WALB 10)
  • Nathan Deal before becoming law. Investigations last year found standardized test cheating in Georgia schools, much of it in Atlanta Public Schools and in Dougherty County Schools, where teachers were alleged to have helped students on achievement tests.
  • (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
  • Some of the teachers refused Allens request as they viewed it as cheating. First grade teacher Elise Sargent said their jobs were threatened if they didnt comply. There was a lot of confusion going on, said Sargent.
  • (Click2Houston.com)
  • But teachers, a former staffer, parents, even a student - say those scores were achieved in part by cheating.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • "Teachers will be fighting over who teaches kids at risk because they will be afraid of their own scores dropping,'' she said.
  • (New York Times)
  • but teachers, parents and a student have come forward to suggest cheating paved the way, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sunday.
  • (United Press International)
  • Cheating on college apps is a complex problem confronting can't change overnight. Unfortunately, teachers remain underpaid and lack adequate training.
  • (Forbes)
  • Its decision day for some Atlanta teachers: quit or be fired. The districts law department brought the first set of 120 educators implicated in the standardized testing cheating scandal in for mandatory meetings on Thursday.
  • (MyFox Atlanta)

Stockton bankruptcy

  • STOCKTON, Calif.
  • (New York Times)
  • Things have been tough but we hang on. We never considered bankruptcy.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • STOCKTON – Hoping to stave off the ignominy of becoming Americas largest city to declare bankruptcy, Stockton officials are planning on suspending $2 million in bond payments and are seeking mediation with the citys creditors.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • If completed, Stockton will be the largest U.S. city to declare bankruptcy Stockton, California is a proud city of 290,000 people bracing to take the first initial steps in declaring bankruptcy. Another California town, Vallejo declared bankruptcy in 2008.
  • (Catholic Online)
  • STOCKTON -- For a city already reeling from a fiscal crisis, crime and the devastating effects of the housing meltdown, a damning rebuke last year came in cold type.
  • (Merced Sun-Star)
  • Dan Richards, who chairs the California Fish and Game Commission, is under fire in the Capitol because he killed a mountain lion in Idaho and posed with his trophy for a picture that was later published on a hunting publication website.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • STOCKTON -- Hoping to stave off the ignominy of becoming Americas largest city to declare bankruptcy, Stockton officials are planning on suspending $2 million in bond payments and are seeking mediation with the citys creditors.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • STOCKTON - The City Council on Tuesday is expected to take its first step toward filing for bankruptcy in a dramatic move to remedy Stocktons crippling finances.
  • (Record)
  • STOCKTON, CA - The Stockton city manager is pushing the city council to approve a 60-day mediation process with creditors, the first step required under a new state law before any California city can seek bankruptcy.
  • (KXTV News10Net)
  • The city of Stockton, California is pondering whether to file for bankruptcy protection, after telling bondholders on Friday that it could miss a bond payment.
  • (Barron's Online)

California snowstorm

  • Officials are issuing avalanche warnings as the biggest California storm of a dry winter season continues to hammer the northern Sierra.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • Late winter storms forced school and road closures from Seattle to upstate New York, but the snow was welcomed in California as it suffers through one of the driest winters in history.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Motorists were urged to avoid the area, as no detours were available. Southbound I-5 is not an option for transit to California as it is closed due to extreme weather conditions as well, ODOT advised late Tuesday night.
  • (KTVZ.com)
  • GORMAN, Calif. (KABC) -- The California Highway Patrol is bracing for another snow storm, and they want drivers to be ready for it. They say they are expecting it to blow in Wednesday, and it could cause as many problems for drivers as the last storm.
  • (Abc Local Web)
  • A storm that brought snow to the mountains in California to start the week will spread a swath of accumulating snow to portions of the Upper Midwest during the middle of the week.
  • (AccuWeather.com)
  • The climate of Italy bears a resemblance to that of Northern California. Rome is at roughly the same latitude as Crescent City, California. Classified as Mediterranean climate, both locations typically experience relatively mild year-round conditions.
  • (Examiner)
  • This will be the first snow storm in quite some time for what has been a quite renewing some much-needed rain and high elevation snow as far down as Northern California.
  • (Miami Herald)
  • team alumni or riders the team competed against in the Southern California Collegiate Snowsports Conference. Kyo Kaji, a senior recreation and leisure studies major, said he was stoked to compete in the event.
  • (Daily 49er)
  • A week later, in California's Sierra Nevada mountain range, where annual precipitation levels are expected to decline as the climate changes, a snowstorm delights skiers.
  • (New York Times)
  • Ermalita worked as a Maitra dee at the California Theatre while a student and later at she is well-known as the woman negotiating a snow-filled Dunsmuir Avenue during the record snowstorm of 1951.
  • (Mount Shasta Herald)

Airport scanner radiation

  • About 250 of the machines, known as backscatter units, have been installed at 29 airports across of walking through a full-body scanner 47 times a day for a full year.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • A new government report is urging the public not to worry about the safety of full-body X-ray machines at airports, saying a person would have to pass through one dozens of times a day for a year before reaching annual radiation limits.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • WASHINGTON (CNN) — Studies by the U.S.
  • (FOX6Now.com Milwaukee)
  • Washington (CNN)-- Studies by the U.S.
  • (CNN)
  • The rest of the 630 full-body scanners at 150 airports use millimeter-wave technology the machines to ensure that passengers arent exposed to higher levels of radiation.
  • (USA Today)
  • A federal report the Department of Homeland Security plans to release today urges the Transportation Security Administration to improve training and safety policies involving airport security scanners that emit radiation.
  • (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
  • Radiation levels emitted from backscatter imaging units installed with 247 units currently operating in 39 commercial airports around the country.
  • (HSToday)
  • Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is calling for an independent study of airport scanner machines after a new Department of Homeland Security inspector general report found the machines emit safe amounts of radiation.
  • (Federal Times)
  • Can the radiation from airport scanners cause a miscarriage? The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and the U.S. Army Public Health Command dont think so, but a U.S. senator from Maine is calling for a new test, just to be safe.
  • (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
  • The new body scanners at Louisville International Airport employ wave millimeter technology The technology does not employ radiation and is said to impose on the body 1/10,000th the amount of energy put out by a typical cell phone.
  • (Courier-Journal)

Detroit red bull leap

  • Time for Detroiters to start counting down to Feb. 29, 2016. On a blustery Wednesday in the Motor City, wings alone werent enough to save the Red Bull Air Forces daredevil Leap Day stunt, a highly anticipated BASE jump from the top of the Ren Cen.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Red Bull Air Force will sponsor members of its 11-person squad on BASE jumps in Detroit, Atlantic City, Las Vegas and Miami. At 572 feet, the Renaissance Center leap is Red Bulls most vertically-challenging BASE jump of the day.
  • (MLive.com)
  • To celebrate Leap Day, Red Bull Air Force, an elite 11-person aerial sports team NV had already made their jumps while those in Detroit and Miami were delayed due to high winds.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • (WXYZ) - Today the Red Bull Air Force team will be celebrating leap day in a big way—base jumping off the Ren Cen! Red Bull will have teams in five cities making jumps at the same time, but the team in the "D" has the highest jump to make.
  • (WXYZ)
  • Look up February 29 in 2011 and youll find it never happened. Look up on February 29 in 2012 and, if youre in Detroit or one of four other cities around the nation, you may see somebody falling from the sky.
  • (MLive.com)
  • The Red Bull Air Force base jump in Detroit is one of four taking place across the country in honor of Leap Day -- Feb. 29.
  • (Desert Sun)
  • (We hope you got your free Farmer John sausage samples and sugarfree Red Bull fix because it was the last showcase Sure, the venue is a bit larger than say, Detroit Bar, but everyone had plenty of breathing room.
  • (Orange County Weekly)

Broccoli cancer

  • Follow your moms advice, and eat your broccoli! Researchers from the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University have discovered more insight into just how the green veggie helps to fight off cancer.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Generations of American children have been told, "Eat your broccoli!" And for decades, researchers have known that broccoli and related vegetables like cauliflower and watercress appeared to lower the risk of some cancers.
  • (Scientific American)
  • ScienceDaily (Feb.
  • (Science Daily)
  • Shukla called on the people to make a conscious effort to eat at least some portions of fruits and vegetables every day to prevent cancer.
  • (Arab News)
  • "The Greek physician Galen prescribed broccoli to treat a medical condition that was most probably colon cancer," he said.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • Sulforaphane is particularly abundant in broccoli, but also found in other cruciferous vegetables such as cauliflower and kale. Both laboratory and clinical studies have shown that higher intake of cruciferous vegetables can aid in cancer prevention.
  • (Healthcanal.com)
  • Scientists also believe that avocados may also be useful in treating viral hepatitis (a cause of liver cancer), as well as other sources of liver damage.
  • (American Cancer Society)
  • This recipe keeps fat, sodium, and cholesterol to a minimum, and the broccoli provides almost an entire days worth of vitamin C plus cancer-fighting compounds called indoles. Toss together cornstarch, salt, pepper, and beef in a bowl until meat is coated.
  • (Santa Maria Times)

Michigan delegates

  • WASHINGTON -- Despite winning the popular vote in Michigans primary, Mitt Romney will split his home states convention delegates with second-place finisher Rick Santorum. They each won 15 of the states 30 delegates.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Not so fast. When it comes to delegates, it turns out Mitt Romney did not win Michigan.
  • (ABC News)
  • "If you look at this state outside of his home county, we actually ran dead even in the state of Michigan.
  • (ABC News)
  • WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romneys victory in Michigans primary wont get him many more delegates than Rick Santorum, if any. Its even possible Santorum could win most of the states delegates.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • despite Michigan being the state in which Romney was born and raised. Romney, however, ended the night with a much better showing delegate-wise: He won all 29 delegates available in the Arizona primary, which he won handily.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • The latest estimates from CNN showed both candidates with 15 Wolverine State delegates, while Romney is ahead in the popular vote with 41% to Santorums 38%. That leaves none of the thirty total Michigan delegates still in play.
  • (CNN)
  • Rick Santorum's campaign is declaring the Michigan primary to be a tie — pointing out that it looks like each candidate will win 15 of the state's 30 delegates.
  • (Washington Post)
  • "He spent a fortune, money he had no intention of spending, and we came out of there with the same number of delegates he does. We are in great shape.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • We won Michigan last night by coming out of Michigan with 15 delegates out of 30 delegates in Mitt Romneys home state, he told reporters in Powell, Tenn., just outside of Knoxville, where he held his first rally of the day.
  • (My Fox Boston)
  • The Republican National Convention will be contested. The main fight, however, won't be among the candidates, but among the delegates.
  • (Article.nationalreview.com)

Ahmet

  • LONDON — Oxford University says the widow of Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun has donated more than 26 million pounds ($41 million) to fund humanities scholarships for graduate students.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Renowned Turkish artist Ahmet Güneştekin's newest works that went on view last week for a six-day display at Santralİstanbul's Fine Arts Museum has been extended until March 30, the exhibit's organizers announced Wednesday.
  • (Today's Zaman)
  • ANKARA, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Tuesday praised the annulment by the Constitutional Council of France of a law that would incriminate people who deny the mass killing of the Armenians in 1915 was genocide.
  • (Xinhua News Agency)
  • ISTANBUL - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Tuesday that talks between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany over Tehrans disputed nuclear program may resume in April.
  • (Jerusalem Post)
  • Istanbul - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has offered his congratulations to the French Constitutional court following its decision to strike down a bill making it a crime to deny that Armenians suffered genocide during World War I.
  • (Monsters and Critics)
  • Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said on Tuesday that talks between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany over Tehrans disputed nuclear program may resume in April.
  • (Today's Zaman)
  • ANKARA (Agence France- Presse)—Turkey is ready to share the pain of Armenians as they prepare to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Tuesday.
  • (Asbarez News)
  • Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the cabinet would meet to consider whether to restart economic, political and military contacts with France which were frozen after the French parliament passed the law on January 23, Reuters reported.
  • (PanARMENIAN Network)

Adriana lima doutzen kroes V

  • The Victorias Secret Angels have always struck us as pretty close friends. After all, they spend basically all their time getting (nearly) naked in front of each other (and everyone else) -- youd have to imagine that makes a group pretty friendly.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Fellow V.S. stunner Doutzen Kroes also didnt see what all the fuss was a Super Bowl vet herself having appeared in two commercials during the game: Adriana Lima.
  • (comcast.net)

Stephen Morgan

  • Stephen Morgan had been charged with murder and other crimes in the May 2009 shooting death of 21-year-old Johanna Justin-Jinich, a college junior from Timnath, Colo.
  • (AP - msnbc.com)
  • Feb. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Stephen Roach, Morgan Stanley's former chairman for Asia and chief economist, is retiring from the firm to focus on scholarly pursuits.
  • (Businessweek)
  • MIDDLETOWN — A Massachusetts man found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2009 shooting death of a Wesleyan University student heads back to court for a commitment hearing.
  • (Middletown Press)
  • Stephen Morgan, the former Navy petty officer found not guilty by reason of insanity last year in the 2009 shooting death of a Wesleyan University student, could learn Wednesday what type of facility he will be held in and for how long.
  • (Hartford Courant)
  • Morgan Stanley (MS) Mortgage Capital Inc. was sued by a Chris Dolmetsch in New York at cdolmetsch@bloomberg.net To contact the editor responsible for this story: Stephen Farr at sfarr@bloomberg.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) has announced the presenters of the 2012 ROBIE Awards for its Annual Awards Dinner on Monday, March 5 at 6:30p.m. at New Yorks Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Bloomberg TVs Trish Regan spoke to Stephen Roach, non-executive chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, ahead of soon-to-be Chinese President Xi Jinpings visit to the U.S. next week. Roach said that he hoped U.S.
  • (Safe Haven)
  • Feb 17 (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, the largest U.S. brokerage by client assets, has hired a former Merrill Lynch manager in Northern California to oversee about 50 financial advisers in the region.
  • (Reuters UK)

Pudding recipes

  • In terms of cooking difficulty, pudding is one of the simplest desserts you can make -- though you would never know it from its silky, satisfying taste.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • At the peak of summer the fruit bottling would begin. Stone fruits, picked from the trees or packed in cases bought from country road stalls, would take over the laundry, to be kept as cool as possible.
  • (New Zealand Herald)
  • Two summers ago living back in South Dakota, my husband and I were prepping our newspapers coverage of the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
  • (Yakima Herald Republic)
  • Well, to be honest, my husband does. Earlier this month, he picked five large lemons, and I have been experimenting with different recipes. Here is a delicious bread pudding recipe that works well with either Meyer or regular lemons.
  • (NW Florida Daily News)
  • Place in microwave whisking every 15 seconds. Be sure to keep a watchful eye, chocolate will seize up if you are not careful. Pour half of sauce over warm pudding saving the rest to drizzle over each piece. Garnish with fresh strawberries.
  • (Daily Iberian)
  • Here are a few recipes - including three bonus recipes for you online Add chocolate chips, butter and vanilla and whisk until smooth, Divide pudding among 6 small ramekins or gobelets. Cover and chill until cold, at least 2 hours and up to one day.
  • (Calgary Herald)
  • For the puddings: Grease four 200ml metal pudding moulds. Preheat oven to 180C. Melt chocolate and butter in a bowl. In a separate bowl, beat eggs and yolk with sugar with an electric beater until thick.
  • (Adelaidenow)
  • This is not your typical rice pudding. This is rich, elegant and created with royalty in mind.
  • (Examiner)
  • While SheKnows.com tries to ensure these recipes are gluten-free When finished, a knife inserted into the middle of the bread pudding should come out clean.
  • (Sheknows.com)

New york times protest

  • The agenda for a "Shut Down the Corporations" day on Wednesday included a morning protest outside the East 42nd Street where witnesses reported the arrest of a cyclist outside the New York Public Library.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • In one case, the department reportedly sent an undercover agent on a whitewater rafting trip with some Muslim students from the City College of New York.
  • (Syracuse Post-Standard)
  • "It was not us," Liveris said in a Feb. 28 interview at Bloomberg's headquarters in New York. "The fact that you can speak Vijay Malhotra said in December he would lodge a protest with the IOC and the U.K.
  • (Businessweek)
  • They then chanted "We demand you separate corporations and the state" a few times, and then began started by Oregon's Occupy Portland, to protest ALEC and its involvement in state governments.
  • (Albany Times Union (blog))
  • Time Warner Cable Inc.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • to Upstate New York. The protest was filed on time despite a mere 15 day window available to protesters under Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulations. Also joining the protest were two refined fuels providers.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • I might go down to part-time. Its going to have a huge impact competitive footing in the industry. There are similar protests across the nation, including in the cites of Boston, New York and San Francisco.
  • (WSVN-TV)
  • AMSTERDAM - Spanish photographer Samuel Aranda won the 2011 World Press Photo of the Year award on Friday for an image of a veiled woman holding a wounded relative in her arms after a demonstration in Yemen.
  • (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

401k mistakes

  • If you ask an individual if they would take their entire 401k plan and go to Vegas to gamble with it emotional biases, trading mistakes, etc. - the odds in Vegas might just be better.
  • (Financial Sense)
  • If you ask an individual if they would take their entire 401k plan and go to Vegas to gamble with it emotional biases, trading mistakes, etc., the odds in Vegas might just be better.
  • (Stock Markets Review)
  • Beneficiary document mistakes are often the biggest oversight in retirement planning. An IRA/401k is very much like a safe plane ride. The take-off and landing are equally important," says Reed.
  • (Patch)
  • I transferred my 401K. As Jim Cramer would say views from the experts about what I should do or what was coming next. Considering all the mistakes I made and all that I needed to learn, 2011 ended up great. I produced the 3.
  • (Seekingalpha.com)
  • Speaking of good storytelling, the writer at Fiscal Phoenix shares three mistakes she made after she was fired from the latest Robert Kiyosaki book for insight into the failings of 401k's.
  • (The Business Insider)
  • Mistakes Were Made — And Might Be Again Regardless of how just a small yearly contribution to an IRA or 401K. In order to keep the pension system afloat, however, there will need to be changes — big ones.
  • (Free Times)

Google privacy

  • (Reuters) - Frances data protection watchdog has cast doubt on the legality and fairness of Googles new privacy policy, which it said breached European laws.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • Time to do some account maintenance as Googles new privacy policy is set to go into effect in less than 24 hours For the congenital procrastinators out there - and yes, you know who you are - dont complain about not being warned.
  • (CNET News)
  • Google's new privacy policy is set to go into effect tomorrow, March 1 — making it as good a time as any to do some maintenance on your account.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Rochester, N.Y.— A controversial new Google privacy policy will take affect on Thursday, March 1. The company is aggregating the privacy policies of all 60 Google services and making them into just one.
  • (13 WHAM)
  • Even as users remain ignorantly blissful, last-ditch efforts continue to prevent Google's new privacy policy from being implemented this Thursday, March 1. French regulators call the policy unlawful while privacy group EPIC continues its fight.
  • (searchenginewatch.com)
  • The French data protection regulator, the National Commission for Computing and Civil Liberties, has announced an official European investigation into the March release of Googles new all-in-one privacy policy.
  • (Digital Journal)
  • South Korean regulators Tuesday voiced concerns over Googles controversial plan to merge user data from YouTube, Gmail, Google+ and other services in individual comprehensive profiles.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • WASHINGTON (USA TODAY) — As watchdog groups urge a slowdown in Googles new privacy policy, Rep. Mary Bono Macks office announced Tuesday a hearing on privacy issues March 29 in which Google will likely participate.
  • (Nashville Tennessean)
  • (CNN) -- On Thursday, Googles much-discussed new privacy policy goes into effect. To say that the change has stirred concern on the Web would be an understatement.
  • (6 News WRTV)
  • TechBriefcase is a new, free service where IT Professionals can Search, Store and Share IT white papers and content like this.
  • (Network World Fusion)

Super tuesday 2012

  • ATLANTA -- Newt Gingrich said Wednesday that a victory in Georgias primary is a key building block his campaign must have to move forward, making clear his home states crucial role in his White House bid.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • On Super Tuesday more delegates will be awarded than in in the first two months of the Republican presidential race combined. Just like in any national election, not all of the 10 states set to vote next Tuesday are equally important.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Other major states on Super Tuesday will include Georgia Get all the latest news in Campaign 2012 at CNNs Election Center. Theres the latest news, a delegate counter and much more.
  • (CNN)
  • Sort of. Tuesday of next week (March 6) is Super Tuesday, and Virginia is one of the several states who will hold its primary that day. As you all probably recall, however, only Mitt Romney and Ron Paul will appear on the ballot.
  • (Roanoke Times)
  • Super Tuesday "will probably be definitive to establish that Romney's in a commanding position, but it won't be over for a while," said Charlie Black, who is advising the Romney campaign.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • Mitt Romney won a hard-fought victory in Michigan Tuesday night, but he wont have much time to celebrate.
  • (The Week Magazine)
  • Campaign 2012 will drag on, without a break, between the primary season and the general election this fall.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The race for the GOP presidential nomination jumps to Super Tuesday on March 6, with 10 states holding caucus or primary votes. Gingrich and Ron Paul sat out Arizona, where Mitt Romney won all 29 delegates, and Michigan, which he clinched over Rick Santorum.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times (blog))
  • "Georgia is the biggest group of delegates up on Super Tuesday so this is a big deal. And it really, really matters," Gingrich told an overflowing crowd this morning in Dalton. The lyrics, "I am a real American.
  • (MSNBC Firstread)

Toddler says f-word

  • McKay Hatch says that he wants the network to at least realize people are uncomfortable with the idea of a toddler using profanity the word fudge during taping as a substitute for the F-word. Its to be bleeped when the show airs at 9 p.m.
  • (Big Hollywood)

Regis philbin

  • Regis Philbin is officially trying to make a TV comeback, he told The Talk.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Regis Philbin fell in love with a voice on the radio. But he never had the nerve to tell his parents he wanted to be Bing Crosby, the famous crooner.
  • (Sun Sentinel)
  • Regis and Joy Philbin Married 41 Years, Regis Francis Xavier Philbin (born August 25, 1931) is an American media personality, actor and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s.
  • (Fun Tuna)
  • But the 32-year-old bachelor developed quite the national following last year after appearing as a contestant on ABC's Dancing with the Stars and filling in for Regis Philbin.
  • (Mediabistro.com)
  • In his book, How I Got This Way, Regis Philbin, an inveterate story-teller and master of spontaneous conversation, describes a series of on-air meetings with the remarkable astrologer Sydney Omarr (his adjective).
  • (PR Inside)
  • NEW YORK — Regis Philbin might no longer be a staple on morning television, but hell soon appear in primetime on Hot in Cleveland.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Regis and Joy Philbin have accumulated so much time in Palm Beach that they're practically natives. So, like lots of other high-profile islanders, they're going to get hit up for donations.
  • (Palm Beach Daily News)
  • PHILADELPHIA When Regis Philbin stepped away from Live With Regis and Kelly last year, it was widely assumed that his record of 17,000 hours of airtime amassed over a career was unassailable.
  • (The News & Observer)

Urlesque Show

  • Todays Urlesque Show features a backyard flub, a clever pet, and someone who thinks hes a superhero. First up is a woman who has some technical difficulties with a hammock while trying to pose for a sexy photo.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Maybe thats because burlesque has evolved from vaudeville glamour into something a little less understood.
  • (Post-Crescent)
  • Todays Urlesque Show features a confused young lady, a dedicated sports fan, and a brave feline. First up is a girl who just got her wisdom teeth removed and is still waiting for the drugs to wear off with her very patient mom.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Rock and roll is all about music, the lure of sex and a bit of danger, and that's the recipe the ladies of Scarlet Fever will use when they unveil the Rock N Roll Burlesque show at the New Way Bar in Ferndale on Feb. 25. Based in Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • (Daily Tribune)
  • Rock 'n' roll is all about music, the lure of sex and a bit of danger, and that's the recipe the ladies of Scarlet Fever will use when they unveil the Rock N Roll Burlesque show at the New Way Bar in Ferndale on Feb. 25.
  • (The Oakland Press)
  • Suki Jones (above) will be performing in the Stars and Garters Burlesque live band show Saturday. The evening includes classic burlesque performed to live music from Chacho amp; Brance. The show starts at 8 p.m.
  • (MySanAntonio)
  • The VanDolls had so much fun turning video games like Super Mario Bros., Tetris, and Fallout 3 into burlesque numbers on stage that theyve decided to do it again.
  • (Georgia Straight)
  • The Blue Loon is hosting a pair of risque burlesque comedy shows on Friday and Saturday this weekend. The show, dubbed the Sweet Lust Burlesque, is described as Candyland meets Willy Wonka in this wildly sexy comedy burlesque.
  • (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner)
  • I wouldnt recognize Fashion Week if Nur Khan wasnt presenting one or more serious Rock and Roll shows. Fresh off The Kills 10 Year Anniversary party hosted by Lovecat Magazine the other night, Nur throws Guns N Roses into the Hiro Ballroom.
  • (Blackbookmag.com)

Bristol palin reality show

  • Bristol Palins reality show, Bristol Palin: Lifes a Tripp, is heading to Lifetime. This series is different than the show originally ordered by BIO featuring Palin and her son Tripp living with fellow Dancing With the Stars contestant Kyle Massey.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • This show will reveal the real Bristol Palin and her journey as a daughter, a mother and a young woman making her way in the world. With plans to air the series, second time is the charm for Palin.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • NEW YORK -- Bristol Palin will soon be starring in her own reality show.
  • (First Coast News)
  • Bristol Palin is gunning for the spotlight again. The daughter of ex-Alaska governor Sarah Palin and former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant will star in her own Lifetime reality show "Bristol Palin: Life's a Tripp.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • Bristol Palin â€" who was an unmarried teenager when she had her son, Tripp â€" says it saddens her that anyone would think her mother blamed her for anything that occurred in the election. She says her parents were her top supporters on the show.
  • (Reality TV World)
  • contestant (i.e. Bristol on the show's ABC message board. "Very disappointed with the cast except for Gladys Knight and possibly Jaleel White," wrote J1011.
  • (New York Post)
  • Bristol's co-stars on her upcoming reality show say she's an 'amazing' mom when the cameras aren't around! "We will not be opening up a day care anytime soon," Kyle adds.
  • (Hollywood Life (blog))
  • The hyperactive show that borrows its title and cheerleading-smackdown called "Killer Instincts," in which she mentions both Genghis Khan and Bristol Palin in the same breath. The dialogue is flip and decidedly un-P.C.
  • (Des Moines Register)

When is tax day

  • One hundred forty-four million individuals will file personal income tax returns on Tax Day, which falls on Tuesday, April 17 this year. Typically, Tax Day is on April 15.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Its what you do with the money once received. Many taxpayers will use their tax refund to pay bills or credit card debt, or simply to cover day-to-day purchases. Some will splurge on a vacation or a new TV, while others will choose to put it into savings.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • These costs are neither tax breaks nor subsidies for oil companies We need to develop these technologies so that one day they can reach their promise and competitively position the U.S. economy for the future.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • After a long week of work and juggling kids' schedules, usually by that day I'm starting to look to the weekend your understanding of mortgage interest deductions for your taxes? Here are some new tips for your tax checklist.
  • (Boston Globe)
  • Hed eliminate the Alternative Minimum Tax, creating a field day for tax avoidance. He would erase the estate tax completely, a tax that only currently applies to the richest one-fourth of 1 percent of estates.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Ideally, you would have enough money withheld from your earnings throughout the year so you wouldnt have to scramble for cash on tax day, says Todd Mark, vice president of education for Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Dallas.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • Huh? What additional water-sewer charge? The city announced a water-and-sewer hike the same day as the property-tax hike. Pending council approval, it will take effect April 1.
  • (Winnipeg Free Press)
  • Dont ignore this paperwork. Retirement plans Filing challenge: You have until tax day to fund a traditional or Roth IRA for 2011 (April 17, this year), assuming you can.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • Staff writerWith half of the 90-day General Assembly session in the books The governor has proposed legislation dealing with a gas tax, pension shift, online taxes, wind energy and the flush tax on sewage disposal.
  • (So Md News.com)
  • corporate taxes used to account for one out of every three dollars of federal tax revenue back in Eisenhower's day. Now they account for only one out of every ten dollars.
  • (Common Dreams)

Regis philbin impression

  • Entertainer and TV icon Regis Philbin sits down with Marlo and reveals what his thoughts on bullying and who does the best impressions of him. Whatever the questions, you know Regis has something to say.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • And it was revealing to say the least. What did we learn? Jennifer would rather sleep with Megan Fox than Regis Philbin. Paul would rather do an Oprah impression than demonstrate a really bad dance move.
  • (MTV.com)
  • Then, theres TV host Regis Philbins cameo in a Pepsi Max spot views within just a few days after the Super Bowl -- and 1.3 billion consumer media impressions. This year, it was preparing to do much the same.
  • (AZCentral.com)
  • Carvey also is famous for his many celebrity impressions, including Ex-President George Bush, Johnny Carson, Jimmy Stewart, Casey Casem and Regis Philbin.
  • (Inland Valley Daily Bulletin)

Bob kerrey

  • Former Sen. Bob Kerrey said Wednesday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for the Nebraska seat he once held, reversing course just weeks after publicly opting out of the race.
  • (AP - msnbc.com)
  • Climbing down from the fence, Democrat Bob Kerrey said Wednesday that he will run for his old Senate seat from Nebraska, soon to be vacated by retiring Sen.
  • (Politico.com)
  • After days of parlor intrigue, former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey has changed course and will now enter the race to recapture his old Senate seat, according to a Democratic source in the state.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Democrat Bob Kerrey, a former Nebraska senator and governor, said he will run for the state's open U.S. Senate seat, boosting his party's chances of winning it and retaining control of the chamber in this fall's election.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • Former Sen. Bob Kerrey (D-Neb.), reversing his decision from just weeks ago, has decided to run for his old seat in 2012, according to multiple media reports on Monday. The news was first reported by The Washington Post.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Republican chances to pick up the seat of retiring Ben Nelson in Nebraska just took a turn for the worse. Former Senator Bob Kerrey has changed his mind and decided to run. Former senator Bob Kerrey (D-Neb.
  • (American Thinker)
  • According to the AP, Democrats have landed their man: Former Sen. Bob Kerrey is reversing course and says hell seek the Democratic nomination for the Nebraska seat he once held.
  • (DAILY KOS)
  • (NewsCore) - Former senator and presidential candidate Bob Kerrey (D-Neb.) has reversed course and will now pursue the Nebraska Senate seat currently held by retiring Democratic Sen.
  • (Myfoxla.com)
  • Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey is reconsidering his decision not to run for Nebraska's open U.S. Senate seat this year, a Democratic campaign consultant who has worked with Kerrey said Monday.
  • (Boston Globe)

The office cast

  • Theres drama at The Office. James Spaders decision to exit the long-running NBC comedy comes as co-stars Rainn Wilson and Mindy Kaling are questioning their futures with the show.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • There could be a lot of changes with the cast of The Office. Its also been reported that Mindy Kaling is heading to a Fox half-hour comedy, which shed write and star in as an OB/GYN.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • There was one T-Shirt that actually read ''Strictly for my Ninjas''; I balled it up threw a perfect teardrop into my office trash can. The hardest part about curating this contest was trying to decide which ideas were the most complete.
  • (New York Times)
  • In other news, James Spader is leaving The Office as the "transition guy following Steve Carell's exit from the show, claiming he only planned on staying with the show for one season.
  • (MyFox Chicago)
  • Already about 2,000 voters have cast their preference in Cherokee County and hundreds more could come in during the final days, elections officials say. Early voting continues between 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • (Cherokee Tribune)
  • WASHINGTON, Feb.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • CLIO, Michigan—A play that originated in the 1960s resurfaces in Genesee County next month, and Clio Cast Crew hopes audiences will laugh their way to the box office.
  • (MLive.com)
  • The deadline to cast an absentee ballot by mail is Tuesday. The deadline to vote absentee in person at a local general registrar's office is Saturday, March 3. Voter interest in Virginia's "Super Tuesday" contest has been minimal so far in Tazewell County.
  • (Bluefield Daily Telegraph)