Thursday, May 31, 2012

Chris christie

  • TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie today reacted angrily to Democrats rejection of his second Supreme Court nominee, Bruce Harris, calling their reasoning lame and accusing them of political assassination.
  • (NJ.com)
  • TRENTON — A New Jersey Senate panel rejected on Thursday the second of two men nominated by Gov.
  • (New York Times)
  • By ANGELA DELLI SANTI Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Democrats have rejected Gov. Chris Christies nomination of a gay black Republican mayor to the state Supreme Court.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Gov. Chris Christie built his career and reputation by painting in bold strokes.
  • (The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog))
  • EAST BRUNSWICK – Gov. Chris Christie used his 8oth town hall meeting since taking office to chastise Democrats for failing to pass his budget proposal that includes the first stage of a 10 percent across-the-board state income tax cut.
  • (NJ TODAY)
  • It was disturbing to learn several months ago that the New York Police Department was conducting secret spy missions on Muslims in Newark, building dossiers on their mosques and shops, taking photographs and eavesdropping on their conversations.
  • (The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog))
  • WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced yesterday that Amazon will begin collecting sales tax on purchases made by New Jersey residents starting in July 2013.
  • (Marketwatch)
  • The most striking thing about the current Republican vice presidential field is its striking superiority to the Republican presidential field of six months ago. Former Gov. Jeb Bush, Sen. Marco Rubio, Gov. Chris Christie and Sen.
  • (Bakersfield Californian)
  • A Democratic mayor in New Jersey that is closely aligned with Gov. Chris Christie (R) has been taken into custody for allegedly hacking into email accounts and a website of groups leading an effort to force him out of office.
  • (Raw Story)
  • Chris Christie announced Wednesday. The new distribution centers are expected to employ several hundred workers when construction of the $130 million facilities begins sometime next year.
  • (Hispanic Business)

Tagg Romney

  • One of Romneys sons, Tagg, will be on hand this Saturday, June 2, for the grand opening of Romneys NH HQ, and following a rally, supporters and staffers will conduct a phone bank and door knocking. Coffee and doughnuts will also be served.
  • (Patch)
  • I was frightened. Mitt was frightened, but I needed him desperately." JOSH ROMNEY: "I think it affected my dad as much as it affected my mom." TAGG ROMNEY: "He really stepped up. He let her be sick, let her take the time that she needed.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • Probably the toughest time in my life was standing there with Ann as we hugged each other while the diagnosis came, Romney said. Clips of the Romneys sons are then shown.
  • (Thehill.com)
  • But Romney seems, even more, to be an instinctive Problem-Solver. Here's how Romney's eldest son, Tagg, once described his father: In his spare time, he wants to solve problems.
  • (FOX News)
  • In her first op-ed of the campaign, Ann Romney reflects on motherhood just days before Mothers Day. Although shes now the mother of five and a grandmother of 18, she says she never held a baby before she had her first son, Tagg.
  • (ABC News)
  • When presidential hopeful Mitt Romneys eldest son, Tagg Romney, 42, and his wife, Jen, 39, posted a birth announcement for healthy, happy twin boys on their Facebook page, they demonstrated how mainstream in-vitro fertilization births have become.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • For the Obama campaigns full video, click below. Romneys video begins by highlighting the work of his wife, Ann, with his sons Ben, Matt, Craig, Josh and Tagg recounting a series of moments from their childhood, mostly detailing their troublemaking.
  • (Orlando Sentinel)
  • The Romney campaign reprised family videos to highlight the household Ann compassionately disciplined the perceptually quarreling Tagg and Matt, the video notes, and served pancakes to Ben, who needed to be fattened up.
  • (Reuters Blogs)

Steve Pestka

  • Steve Pestka, the Democratic frontrunner in Michigan's 3rd Congressional District, has seen an extraordinary uptick in Facebook likes, jumping from 1,000 to 7,500 in less than a month, according to Electablog.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Trevor Thomas is willing to refrain from personal attacks while fighting Steve Pestka for the Democratic nomination to face U.S. Rep. Justin Amash in November.
  • (MLive.com)
  • Democrat Steve Pestka, like Amash, has very deep roots in Michigan's Third District.
  • (Reason.com)
  • Jennifer M. Granholms executive office, is aiming for the U.S. Houses 3rd Congressional District. First, he must defeat Steve Pestka for the Democratic nomination before competing against Amash, a Republican, in November.
  • (MLive.com)
  • They are Trevor Thomas of Grand Rapids, a former staffer for ex-Gov. Jennifer Granholm and TV news reporter, and Steven Pestka of Ada, a former state representative and Kent County Circuit Court judge.  The major issue difference between these challengers is abortion.
  • (Examiner)
  • Gary McDowell, who he defeated last time out. And freshman Rep. Justin Amash in the Third District can expect a run for his money from likely Democratic nominee Steve Pestka, a conservative Democrat and former state representative.
  • (detroitnews.com)

Justin bieber concussion

  • (Reuters) - Canadian pop star Justin Bieber ran headlong into trouble on a European promotional tour on Thursday, knocking himself out backstage in Paris and dealing with a crushing crowd in Norway that left some fans injured one day earlier.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Before you start freaking out, Justin Bieber is OK. We repeat, he is OK (but we were so worried, too!). E! News confirms that the 18-year-old—who has been making numerous headlines lately—suffered a slight concussion after performing in Paris tonight.
  • (Entertainment Online)
  • When Justin Bieber was in Paris on Thursday (May 31) to perform a secret show for his fans in the lead-up to the release of his Believe album, he got a surprise of his own when he walked into a glass wall, injuring himself mid-set.
  • (MTV)
  • Justin Bieber lost consciousness after smacking into a wall of It turns out Justin suffered a concussion, but doctors say he'll be fine. The teen isn't above laughing at himself, as his Twitter profile proves.
  • (comcast.net)
  • Justin Bieber has said that he is feeling okay after suffering concussion during a show in France.
  • (Digital Spy)
  • Last weekend, a photographer claimed Justin Bieber physically assaulted him. After a brief skirmish, the dude was taken to the hospital, and he later filed a police report claiming he was battered.
  • (Cinema Blend)
  • Justin Bieber was knocked out while performing a concert in Paris on Thursday. TMZ reports the 18-year-old "Boyfriend" collided with a glass wall, back stage.
  • (celebuzz.com)
  • Justin Bieber explained what happened in Paris when he accidentally He, according to doctor, suffered a concussion but he would be OK.
  • (AceShowbiz)
  • (CNN) - Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber suffered a concussion after walking into a wall of glass during a concert in Paris. TMZ broke the story. Biebers rep confirmed the news and says hes fine.
  • (KSDK)
  • Justin Bieber has assured French fans hes fine after blacking I opened my eyes and I saw the doctor and he told me I had, like, a concussion. I feel good. I have a little bit of a headache.
  • (femalefirst.co.uk)

Romney ms

  • Ms. Smith added, "As governor, Mitt Romney's record was one of dismal job creation, outsourcing, increased spending and the highest per capita debt in the nation.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • A new internet video from the Romney campaign focuses on Ann Romney's diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis and how it affected the rest of the family.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • LA JOLLA — David and Cristina Sear were walking their Doberman pinschers in this seaside neighborhood when a big U-Haul truck pulled up around the corner from the $12-million beachfront home Mitt and Ann Romney had just bought.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Ann Romney revealed Friday how her Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis challenged her self-identity and how she and husband drew strength from the challenge. "It was hard for Mitt," she said in a two-part interview with Fox News.
  • (FOX News)
  • Mississippi and Georgia. That hold will extend across the Southwest all the way to California, experts say. Obama and Romney are two very different candidates joined by similar, yet hollow, attacks on their faith.
  • (CNN)
  • "The New York Times has given Obama the longest wet kiss in political history, and they have done him a favor again," former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour told Politico.
  • (NewsMax.com)
  • Pajamas Media is reporting that Mitt Romney will choose Sen while Portman ranked a distant 35th, edged out by Mississippi's Roger Wicker.
  • (RedState)
  • Politico noted that this past Sunday, the Times ran a front-page story on Ann Romneys horseback riding general election campaign and then quote Republicans like former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and former George W.
  • (Huffington Post)

Edwards verdict

  • This story comes from the Yahoo! Contributor Network, where individuals publish their unique perspectives on some of the world's most popular websites.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • (CBS News) On Thursday, John Edwards, the former vice presidential nominee, was acquitted of one count of campaign finance fraud in connection with his run for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination.
  • (CBS News)
  • The jury in the John Edwards campaign-finance trial found him not guilty on one count—and deadlocked on five others. Diane Dimond reports from the courtroom on the stunning conclusion. Johnny Reid Edwards got off scot free.
  • (Daily Beast)
  • WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, in response to the not guilty verdict/hung jury in the trial U.S. v.
  • (StreetInsider.com)
  • GREENSBORO, N.C. — Like flags on an Army base, the microwave dishes on the news trucks that ring the federal courthouse here rise around 6 a.m. And then the waiting begins.
  • (New York Times)
  • The jury in the John Edwards corruption trial has reportedly reached a verdict.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • An eighth day of jury deliberations in the John Edwards trial passed without a verdict Wednesday, but not without several episodes of drama that played out behind closed doors. After receiving a note from a juror, U.S.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • DEVELOPING: A verdict has been reached on one of six counts in the John Edwards trial. As of this moment, the jury says they can only agree on the charge of illegal campaign contributions from Rachel Bunny Mellon.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Cringeworthy News Network? The onetime live-news king missed today's verdict in North Carolina entirely and then misreported the outcome.
  • (Daily Beast)
  • A jury on Thursday reached a verdict on one count in the trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards, but was ordered by the judge to resume deliberations.
  • (msnbc.com)

Adolf hitler campbell

  • The children have been in state custody since January 2009, when the family made headlines after a store refused to decorate a birthday cake for Adolf Hitler Campbell, the oldest child.
  • (NJ.com)
  • It saw several high-profile witnesses testify, including supermodel Naomi Campbell, who told of a gift of "dirty years in jail for his part in Nazi crimes during World War II.
  • (Independent Online)
  • Among them was supermodel Naomi Campbell, who told of a gift of dirty diamonds to 10 years in jail for his part in Nazi crimes during World War II.
  • (Asian Age)

Florida voter purge

  • A previous Web version of this story incorrectly said Rep. Ted Deutch is from Howard County. Hes actually from Broward County. Bill Internicola, a 91-yar-old World War II veteran, was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • (NPR News)
  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department Thursday told Florida the states purge of voter rolls is illegal under federal law and ordered state officials to cease the purge.
  • (United Press International)
  • Last year, Mr. Scott ordered the state's elections division to compare the rolls to the federal Homeland Security Department's immigration database, a request the federal government sensibly refused.
  • (New York Times)
  • TALLAHASSEE — Acknowledging that a list being used to try to find potentially ineligible voters has flaws, Floridas top election official on Thursday asked for help from the U.S.
  • (Palm Beach Post)
  • The voter purge that could decide this election. Writing at Rolling Stone, Ari Berman says that the Florida Republicans voting purge is taking voter suppression to a brazen new extreme.
  • (DAILY KOS)
  • On Thursday evening, in a late-breaking development, the U.S. Justice Departments top voting rights enforcement officer, sent Floridas Secretary of State a letter saying the state should stop the planned purge and explain its intentions within a week.
  • (AlterNet)
  • Hispanics are Floridas largest immigrant group And, since state law forbids noncitizens from voting, the state can purge them because its provided by state law.
  • (St. Petersburg Times)
  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla.
  • (Post-Bulletin)
  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Federal authorities are demanding that Florida halt its ongoing push to remove thousands of voters from the rolls. The U.S.
  • (Palm Beach Post)
  • In 2000, all eyes turned towards Florida as voting ballots and accuracy were called into question during the highly contested presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore.
  • (Huffington Post)

Marilyn monroe birthday

  • Marilyn Monroe was born on June 1, 1926. If she were alive today, she would be celebrating her 86th birthday, not an impossible age to reach these days of increasing longevity. The date of her birth was important to her.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Tomorrow would have been the 86th birthday of Norma Jeane Mortensen Baker, better known as Marilyn Monroe.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • In celebration of Marilyn Monroe's 86th birthday, Madame Tussauds New York today featured the blonde bombshell's wax figure in its lobby on Thursday, May 31st at 11:00 a.m. at Madame Tussauds New York (234 W.
  • (Broadway World)
  • The "Marilyn Me" exhibit at the Steven Kasher Gallery reveal more than her amazing figure and megawatt smile.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • Today is the 50th anniversary of the night that Marilyn Monroe sang Happy Birthday to President John F. Kennedy, Jr. at the old Madison Square Garden, between 50th and 51st Streets.
  • (Gothamist.com)
  • Exactly 50 years ago today, Marilyn Monroe performed one the most famous versions of Happy Birthday ever sung - definitely to a sitting U.S President.
  • (Daily Mail)
  • PALM SPRINGS — The Palm Springs Walk of Stars will rededicate Marilyn Monroes star on her birthday, June 1.
  • (Desert Sun)
  • Salute to the Sexy Queen Marilyn Monroe!!! Its her birthday on Friday June 1st! at 10:00pm THE REVEREND AND THE DOCTOR, who will get the whole place dancing and singin!! They are so Hot you will think they are The Doors.
  • (Patch)
  • Hotel ZaZa was hopping last night (when isnt it?) with the Greater Houston Partnership bunch launching festivities for the Aug. 25 World Trade Soirée, which is also set to take place in the Museum Districts hip hostelry.
  • (culturemap.com)

Tom barrett

  • MADISON, Wis. - Gov.
  • (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
  • MADISON, Wis. - Republican Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger Tom Barrett are sparring over whether jobs were created in Walkers first year in office.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Ill move on, the mayor doesnt want to, Walker said of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.
  • (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
  • Gov.
  • (WisPolitics.com)
  • Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) was the top beneficiary of outside spending in the Wisconsin recall battle in the past month, with Democratic groups stepping up their contributions after the May 8 Democratic primary.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The state Democratic Party says former President Bill Clinton will be in Wisconsin this week to campaign for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett ahead of next weeks recall election.
  • (RealClearPolitics)
  • Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Wisconsin to campaign for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett ahead of next weeks recall election. The Barrett campaign says Clinton will be in Milwaukee sometime Friday morning. Further details are still being worked out.
  • (madison)
  • Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is getting some bona fide top-tier help in the home stretch of the Wisconsin gubernatorial recall. Rep.
  • (TPM)
  • Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said Governor Walker failed to answer key questions in regards to the John Doe investigation during Thursday nights debate. For all the talk that Gov.
  • (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
  • Long before Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's Democratic opponent in the approaching recall election decided to throw his hat in the gubernatorial ring he was busy collaborating with the street thugs of America's largest radical organization.
  • (Front Page)

National spelling bee

  • The National Spelling Bee takes place in a hotel that looks like it swallowed a village. Inside the building are smaller buildings. There are indoor trees, some of them real. There are indoor birds.
  • (Washington Post)
  • CINCINNATI, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Snigdha Nandipati, a 14-year-old speller from San Diego, Calif., won the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Snigdha Nandipati, a 14-year-old eighth grader from San Diego, won the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday by spelling guetapens, a French word for ambush or trap.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • With confetti falling, Snigdha Nandipati, 14, of San Diego, right, is embraced by her brother Sujan Nandipati, 10, after she won the National Spelling Bee by spelling the word guetapens in Oxon Hill, Md., on Thursday. NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.
  • (Charleston Daily Mail)
  • The most experienced speller remaining in the National Spelling Bee breezed through most of two semifinal rounds with his usual confidence. But with one word separating him from his first time in the finals, he was flustered.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • But the 6-year-old still managed to win the crowd's hearts as the youngest person ever to compete in the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee.
  • (Time)
  • May 30, 2012: Lori Anne Madison, 6, of Woodbridge, Va., the youngest speller ever to compete in the National Spelling Bee, reacts after misspelling her word, ingluvies, in the third round of the bee in Oxon Hill, Md.
  • (FOX News)
  • NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - Frank Cahill of Parker stumbled in the finals of this years Scripps National Spelling Bee tonight after a spectacular run for the first-time national contestant. The word that tripped him up was porwigle, which means tadpole.
  • (9News)
  • Los Angeles will not have a local to root for as the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee kicks off Thursday morning near the nation's capital.
  • (Los Angeles Times)

Brooke mueller rehab

  • It appears that Brooke Mueller hasnt turned the page yet.
  • (Entertainment Online)
  • A wild four-day binge with ex husband Charlie Sheen drove Brooke Mueller back to rehab — a move that could potentially send her to jail. Mueller, who is on probation following her Aspen, Colo.
  • (celebuzz.com)
  • News has confirmed. Mondays ruling makes official the terms of Muellers plea deal in March that allowed her to skirt jail time following an intensive inpatient rehab program in February.
  • (Entertainment Online)
  • ASPEN — Brooke Mueller declared to an Aspen judge Monday that Judge Gail Nichols asked Mueller a round of questions regarding her twins and rehabilitation. Mueller offered an upbeat take on her progress.
  • (Aspen Times)
  • Brooke Mueller has been sentenced for her cocaine possession arrest Part of the agreement was that Brooke must continue her rehabilitation stint for which she had already logged 105 days at Cirque Lodge in Utah at the time.
  • (Brooke Mueller Sentenced For Cocaine Possession - Contactmusic.com)
  • Charlie Sheens ex-wife Brooke Mueller has escaped jail in her cocaine allegations she was embroiled in a scuffle in a nightclub in Aspen.
  • (Charlie Sheen's Ex Lands Reprieve From Colorado Judge - Contactmusic.com)
  • Part of the agreement was that Brooke must continue her rehabilitation stint for which she had already logged 105 days at Cirque Lodge in Utah at the time.
  • (NZCity)

Bill clinton bain

  • Former President Bill Clinton, a stalwart backer of President Barack Obama whos already helped the incumbent Democrat raise funds for his re-election bid, said Thursday that Mitt Romney had a sterling business career as chief executive of Bain Capital.
  • (KCRA.com)
  • President Bill Clinton veered sharply off message Thursday, telling CNN that Mitt Romneys business record at Bain Capital was sterling. I dont think that we ought to get into the position where we say This is bad work. This is good work, Clinton said.
  • (Politico.com)
  • Yet another Obama surrogate has joined the chorus of voices warning against attacks on Mitt Romneys experience at Bain Capital.
  • (NationalJournal.com)
  • Weinstein keeps it measured, he's asking Clinton about Romney' past at Bain capitol and will it help him in the election. "No every movie you made was a smash hit," Clinton says."That's for sure," says Harvey almost under his breath.
  • (Deadline.com)
  • At Bain Capital, Romney as C.E.O. practiced a very Darwinian The biggest job creator of modern times, Bill Clinton, wouldn't know a spreadsheet from a cooked derivative.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • WASHINGTON — Bill Clinton is going to bat for President Obama capitalism" when the president assails Romney's corporate-raider career at Bain Capital.
  • (New York Post)
  • Look, Bain Capital isnt there to create jobs So many top democrats including Bill Clinton, Al Gore, John Edwards, Wesley Clark, Tom Daschle; all went to work at private equity companies after they left office.
  • (FOX News)
  • Those who remember Bill Clinton's "Sister Souljah moment" in 1992, as the Mayor surely must, can testify to the selfish value of distancing oneself from ideological "extremism" on your own side.
  • (The Moderate Voice)
  • Yet Bill Clinton and Sen.
  • (Galesburg Register-Mail)
  • Bill Clinton carried both these states in 1992 Deval Patrick, one of Obamas strongest allies, called Bainnot a bad company.
  • (National Journal (blog))

Kate walsh leaving private practice

  • Maybe Kate Walsh doesn't want to "Practice" without her hunky costar. "Private Practice" is suddenly facing another major departure.
  • (comcast.net)
  • Kate Walsh is coming back to Private Practice for Season 6, but dont expect the woman who plays Dr.
  • (Zap2it.com)
  • Changes keep coming to Private Practice. According to Deadline, the ABC medical dramas star Kate Walsh plans to leave in the upcoming sixth season. Walsh has played Dr.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • On Private Practice, at least one doctor is out The medical drama, which is a spin-off of Greys Anatomy and stars Kate Walsh as Addison Montgomery, was recently renewed for Season 6. Walsh responded to Dalys departure on Twitter.
  • (Huffington Post)

Some qb that I used to know

  • The folks over at Humordy have unlocked the power of some serious meme potential. Their latest video touches on the (fleeting) triumvirate of internet glory: Tebow? Check. Peyton Manning? Check.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • When the Cleveland Browns selected Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden with the No. 22 pick in this year's NFL draft, an already well-documented quarterback "controversy" emerged.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • "We always used straight pistol (shotgun)," he said. "It's a big jump to this level. Just being in the pistol was more suiting for me.
  • (Hamilton Spectator)
  • Throw in a rookie quarterback offenses and four different quarterbacks. I'm used to this.
  • (Washington Times)
  • But he stood out the most on QB keeper plays, including his first rush that resulted in a 76-yard scamper into the end zone. Not bad for a guy who only played JV quarterback two years ago, McHugh added.
  • (Tampa Bay Online)
  • "I think him and Andrew Luck have some differences kind of know what picture they're gonna take when they get to the NFL. It doesn't look like a bunch of moving parts.
  • (Washington Post)
  • RENTON — Russell Wilson joined the quarterback suggested some patience. Its going to take us a long time to do this, Carroll said. Its going to be frustrating for you guys. Youre going to keep asking and want to know.
  • (Seattle Times)
  • Curtis Lofton admits that as a former Atlanta Falcon, he used to hate the rival Saints down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, but figured some punishment was coming.
  • (Hutchinson News)
  • I know Colt [is] a good guy He can either fire it in there or put some touch on it, Cooper said. Hes that kind of quarterback. He knows what to do with the ball.
  • (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Pelican bay lawsuit

  • More than 500 prisoners have been held more than a decade in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay, according to statistics cited in the lawsuit, with 87 serving 20 years or more in isolation.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The Center for Constitutional Rights filed a federal lawsuit Thursday on behalf of inmates who have spent more than 10 years in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison's Security Housing Unit, asking that they be released from the unit.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • A federal lawsuit filed Thursday seeks to end the prolonged use of solitary confinement in California, calling the practice cruel and unusual punishment.
  • (Los Angeles Times)

Neiman marcus divorce

  • She learned about it several months later during divorce proceedings, Ticer said. For Walker, the lawsuit is about more than getting her money back, he said. The real villain in this case is Neiman Marcus, Ticer said.
  • (United Press International)
  • Walker didnt realize what was going on until Tennison filed for divorce in 2010.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • She learned of her husbands relationship with Lo a few months later while engaged in divorce proceedings, Ticer said. For Walker, the lawsuit is about more than just getting her money back. The real villain in this case is Neiman Marcus, Ticer said.
  • (ABC News)
  • A woman is suing Neiman Marcus after the luxury retailer refused to refund $ She had only learned of the alleged affair in 2010, which was just a few months into the couples divorce.
  • (Daily Mail)

Donald trump mar-a-lago

  • On May 29, in response to syndicated columnist George Will calling him a bloviating ignoramus, Trump tweeted: George Will totally bombed at The Mar-a-Lago Club. I was there to watch. He was embarrassed and no longer likes Donald Trump.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • George Will totally "bombed" at The Mar-a-Lago Club. I was there to watch. He was embarrassed and no longer likes Donald Trump. In an appearance on CNBC, Trump stayed right on message: "He bombed, and he bombed badly.
  • (Washington Post)
  • At any rate, we now know the answers to Donald Trumps question. Good luck to everyone who answered this question on Twitter, because you will now inevitably be called losers who bombed at Mar-A-Lago by the Donald.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • "George Will totally 'bombed' at The Mar-a-Lago Club. I was there to watch. He was embarrassed and no longer likes Donald Trump." My general tendency is to think that the person who whips out the most syllables wins the argument.
  • (Washington Post)
  • They are strictly third rate." "George Will totally 'bombed' at The Mar-a-Lago Club. I was there to watch. He was embarrassed and no longer likes Donald Trump.
  • (The Hollywood Gossip)
  • THE head chef at Donald Trump's golf resort has been sent to the United States "Our head chef is working in our private club in Mar-a-Lago, West Palm Beach, Florida, this week, developing menus with Mr Trump's executive chef there.
  • (Evening Express.co.uk)
  • It was the top vote-getter among architects. At No. 5 is Mar-a-Lago, a Mediterranean mansion from 1926 by Marion Sims Wyeth. It is now operated as a private club by Donald Trump.
  • (Herald Tribune)

Tagg Romney

  • One of Romneys sons, Tagg, will be on hand this Saturday, June 2, for the grand opening of Romneys NH HQ, and following a rally, supporters and staffers will conduct a phone bank and door knocking. Coffee and doughnuts will also be served.
  • (Patch)
  • O'HARA, Pa. – Tagg Romney, the eldest son of presidential candidate Mitt Romney, announced via Twitter that he and his wife Jen have new twin boys, delivered by a surrogate today. "Happy 2 announce birth of twin boys David Mitt and William Ryder.
  • (ABC News)
  • I was frightened. Mitt was frightened, but I needed him desperately." JOSH ROMNEY: "I think it affected my dad as much as it affected my mom." TAGG ROMNEY: "He really stepped up. He let her be sick, let her take the time that she needed.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • When presidential hopeful Mitt Romneys eldest son, Tagg Romney, 42, and his wife, Jen, 39, posted a birth announcement for healthy, happy twin boys on their Facebook page, they demonstrated how mainstream in-vitro fertilization births have become.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • Probably the toughest time in my life was standing there with Ann as we hugged each other while the diagnosis came, Romney said. Clips of the Romneys sons are then shown.
  • (Thehill.com)
  • Miller is an operating partner in Solamere Capital, Tagg Romneys Boston-based private equity firm. La Jolla has already become a touchstone for the family.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • Miller is an operating partner in Solamere Capital, Tagg Romneys Boston-based private equity firm. La Jolla has already become a touchstone for the family.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • But Romney seems, even more, to be an instinctive Problem-Solver. Here's how Romney's eldest son, Tagg, once described his father: In his spare time, he wants to solve problems.
  • (FOX News)

John edwards trial

  • GREENSBORO, N.C.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • John Edwards walked out of court Thursday a free man, at least for now, thanks to a mistrial in his case. But in the court of public opinion, he's already serving time.
  • (Politico.com)
  • The jury in the John Edwards campaign-finance trial found him not guilty on one count—and deadlocked on five others. Diane Dimond reports from the courtroom on the stunning conclusion. Johnny Reid Edwards got off scot free.
  • (Daily Beast)
  • WASHINGTON — A knowledgeable law enforcement official said Thursday it is unlikely that the Justice Department will retry John Edwards. The official made the comment after the campaign finance fraud case ended in a mistrial.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • WASHINGTON -- Having failed to convict John Edwards of campaign finance violations, theU.S. Justice Departmentmust now decide whether to retry the former Democratic presidential candidate on the five charges for which the judge declared a mistrial.
  • (South Bend Tribune)
  • 7:26 p.m. ET: Tonight in the "Nightline" Qwiki video, Bill Weir brings us a preview of what happened today at the John Edwards trial, his report on wild mustangs out West and John Berman getting "mansome." Watch it HERE: 6:19 p.m.
  • (ABC News)
  • John Edwards campaign finance fraud trial ended today in a manner so shambolic not even your mistress spiritual advisor could have foreseen it.
  • (Gawker)
  • Cringeworthy News Network? The onetime live-news king missed today's verdict in North Carolina entirely and then misreported the outcome.
  • (Daily Beast)
  • Update at 3:34 p.m. - The judge in the John Edwards trial has declared a mistrial on all counts except for the one on which the jury found the former presidential candidate not guilty, CNN producers in the courtroom said Thursday.
  • (WGNtv.com)
  • The judge in the John Edwards campaign-finance trial today told a group of four alternate jurors known for wearing color coordinated outfits that they no longer have to attend daily court sessions while the other 12 jurors deliberate.
  • (YAHOO!)

Chris christie

  • TRENTON — A New Jersey Senate panel rejected on Thursday the second of two men nominated by Gov.
  • (New York Times)
  • By ANGELA DELLI SANTI Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Democrats have rejected Gov. Chris Christies nomination of a gay black Republican mayor to the state Supreme Court.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Quick quiz: Whats a good five-letter description of Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, that ends in y? The obvious choice is bully. But as a recent debate over the states budget reveals, phony is an equally valid answer.
  • (Inside Bay Area)
  • TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A confirmation hearing is slated today for the openly gay, black Republican who Gov. Chris Christie nominated to the New Jersey Supreme Court.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Gov. Chris Christie built his career and reputation by painting in bold strokes.
  • (The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog))
  • EAST BRUNSWICK – Gov. Chris Christie used his 8oth town hall meeting since taking office to chastise Democrats for failing to pass his budget proposal that includes the first stage of a 10 percent across-the-board state income tax cut.
  • (NJ TODAY)
  • Gov. Chris Christie says he expects state lawmakers to pass a bill that would make so-called user fees to be included in the states cap of property tax increases at 2 percent.
  • (NJ.com)
  • Isn't it curious that Gov.
  • (The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog))
  • WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced yesterday that Amazon will begin collecting sales tax on purchases made by New Jersey residents starting in July 2013.
  • (Marketwatch)
  • Chris Christie announced Wednesday. The new distribution centers are expected to employ several hundred workers when construction of the $130 million facilities begins sometime next year.
  • (Hispanic Business)

Steve Pestka

  • Steve Pestka, the Democratic frontrunner in Michigan's 3rd Congressional District, has seen an extraordinary uptick in Facebook likes, jumping from 1,000 to 7,500 in less than a month, according to Electablog.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Trevor Thomas is willing to refrain from personal attacks while fighting Steve Pestka for the Democratic nomination to face U.S. Rep. Justin Amash in November.
  • (MLive.com)
  • Democrat Steve Pestka, like Amash, has very deep roots in Michigan's Third District.
  • (Reason.com)
  • Jennifer M. Granholms executive office, is aiming for the U.S. Houses 3rd Congressional District. First, he must defeat Steve Pestka for the Democratic nomination before competing against Amash, a Republican, in November.
  • (MLive.com)
  • Gary McDowell, who he defeated last time out. And freshman Rep. Justin Amash in the Third District can expect a run for his money from likely Democratic nominee Steve Pestka, a conservative Democrat and former state representative.
  • (detroitnews.com)
  • They are Trevor Thomas of Grand Rapids, a former staffer for ex-Gov. Jennifer Granholm and TV news reporter, and Steven Pestka of Ada, a former state representative and Kent County Circuit Court judge.  The major issue difference between these challengers is abortion.
  • (Examiner)

Justin bieber concussion

  • (Reuters) - Canadian pop star Justin Bieber ran headlong into trouble on a European promotional tour on Thursday, knocking himself out backstage in Paris and dealing with a crushing crowd in Norway that left some fans injured one day earlier.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Justin Bieber walked into a glass wall -- again! According to TMZ, the 18-year-old singer walked into a glass wall backstage during his concert in Paris on Thursday.
  • (US Magazine)
  • Justin Bieber was knocked out cold after running into a wall of glass during a concert in Paris. We just spoke with Justin, who said he was performing on stage, and in between songs he walked backstage and hit the glass.
  • (TMZ.com)
  • Pop star Justin Bieber sustained minor injuries in Paris during a secret Bieber later spoke with TMZ, revealing that he suffered a concussion from the impact of the glass.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Justin Bieber has assured French fans hes fine after blacking I opened my eyes and I saw the doctor and he told me I had, like, a concussion. I feel good. I have a little bit of a headache.
  • (Justin Bieber Blacks Out After Backstage Accident In Paris - Contactmusic.com)
  • At the point of impact, the back of the Penske truck blew open with boxes of leaflets of Justin Bieber, some kind of advertisements He was dizzy, might have had a concussion, he said.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • "I said maybe give me a chance at being Justin Bieber for a day," he said ball off the head in practice and suffered what has recently been revealed to be a concussion.
  • (Columbus Dispatch)
  • Marino says he suffered a concussion and vertigo. Marinos lawyer The upshot -- Kardashian remnants will adorn homes throughout the world. (popmusiclife) Justin Biebers new album, Believe, is a little under a month away from its June 19th release.
  • (antiMUSIC)

Romney ms

  • A new internet video from the Romney campaign focuses on Ann Romney's diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis and how it affected the rest of the family.
  • (The Plank on TNR.com)
  • Ms. Smith added, "As governor, Mitt Romney's record was one of dismal job creation, outsourcing, increased spending and the highest per capita debt in the nation.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • Ms. Rice is extremely popular with the electorate and has the GOP would like to have drafted to run for president.
  • (Examiner)
  • "Mitt Romney created more jobs in the state of Massachusetts than President Obama has for the entire nation." In a detailed response, Ms. Saul offered statistics about the decline in the state's unemployment rate (to 4.7 from 5.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • Mississippi and Georgia. That hold will extend across the Southwest all the way to California, experts say. Obama and Romney are two very different candidates joined by similar, yet hollow, attacks on their faith.
  • (CNN)
  • "The New York Times has given Obama the longest wet kiss in political history, and they have done him a favor again," former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour told Politico.
  • (NewsMax.com)
  • LA JOLLA — David and Cristina Sear were walking their Doberman pinschers in this seaside neighborhood when a big U-Haul truck pulled up around the corner from the $12-million beachfront home Mitt and Ann Romney had just bought.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Ann Romney revealed Friday how her Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis challenged her self-identity and how she and husband drew strength from the challenge. "It was hard for Mitt," she said in a two-part interview with Fox News.
  • (FOX News)
  • Pajamas Media is reporting that Mitt Romney will choose Sen while Portman ranked a distant 35th, edged out by Mississippi's Roger Wicker.
  • (RedState)

Edwards verdict

  • This story comes from the Yahoo! Contributor Network, where individuals publish their unique perspectives on some of the world's most popular websites.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • (CBS News) On Thursday, John Edwards, the former vice presidential nominee, was acquitted of one count of campaign finance fraud in connection with his run for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination.
  • (CBS News)
  • WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, in response to the not guilty verdict/hung jury in the trial U.S. v.
  • (StreetInsider.com)
  • The jury in the John Edwards campaign-finance trial found him not guilty on one count—and deadlocked on five others. Diane Dimond reports from the courtroom on the stunning conclusion. Johnny Reid Edwards got off scot free.
  • (Daily Beast)
  • Cringeworthy News Network? The onetime live-news king missed today's verdict in North Carolina entirely and then misreported the outcome.
  • (Daily Beast)
  • GREENSBORO, N.C. — Like flags on an Army base, the microwave dishes on the news trucks that ring the federal courthouse here rise around 6 a.m. And then the waiting begins.
  • (New York Times)
  • The jury in the John Edwards corruption trial has reportedly reached a verdict.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • On Thursday, John Edwards campaign finance fraud case ended in a mistrial.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • An eighth day of jury deliberations in the John Edwards trial passed without a verdict Wednesday, but not without several episodes of drama that played out behind closed doors. After receiving a note from a juror, U.S.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • GREENSBORO, N.C. — An eighth day of jury deliberations in the John Edwards trial passed without a verdict Wednesday, but not without several episodes of drama that played out behind closed doors.
  • (Hartford Courant)

SEC Whistleblower

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Seven tips a day are coming in from the whistleblower program, designed by the Securities and Exchange Commission to bring significant fraud cases.
  • (On Wall Street)
  • Sporkin, a 20-year veteran of the SEC's enforcement division, helped create the Office of Market Intelligence and the Whistleblower Office mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act. He will join BuckleySandler June 18, the firm said.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • As the SEC wrote rules for the new program surveyed 4,700 working people in mid-September 2011 for the whistleblower study, which was released as a supplement to its National Business Ethics Survey.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • and started studying new federal whistle-blower laws around 2010. Shed had enough. After the meeting where she was told her ass was on the line, she reported what was going on in her division to her human resources department and to the SEC.
  • (The Business Insider)
  • For more detailed information, visit the SEC Office of the Whistleblower.
  • (Forbes)
  • Mr. Lagows whistleblower suit sparked an investigation culminating at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
  • (Bloomberg)

Dan rather

  • Dan Rather told Jon Stewart Wednesday evening that most journalists arent liberal. Although one would think the disgraced former CBS Evening News anchor fired for presenting forged documents about President George W.
  • ('This Is a Sham' - News Busters)
  • Dan Rather was rather outspoken about the state of journalism today when he appeared Wednesday night on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
  • (comcast.net)
  • Dan Rather told Jon Stewart claims of any liberal media bias at ABC, CBS and NBC — is just "camouflage". The three networks aren't "chocked full of liberals," he said.
  • (Big Hollywood)
  • Dan Rather slammed corporate media on Friday night, alleging that news coverage is guided by political interests and profits.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Walter Cronkite 'wanted to destroy' Dan Rather out of jealousy that he was younger and making more money than him, a new book claims.
  • (Daily Mail)
  • NewsBusters reported Thursday disgraced former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather said the idea of liberal media bias is a sham.
  • (News Busters)
  • Good Morning America Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Emma Thompson, Josh Brolin and Barry Sonnenfeld. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly Josh Brolin; the "Dancing With the Stars" winners perform. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Author Dan Rather.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather stopped by The View earlier this week and told Joy Behar that he doesn't think the media have a liberal bias.
  • (Canada Free Press)

Elections 2012

  • WASHINGTON -- Anti-incumbent fever is scarcely in evidence in the 2012 congressional primaries, despite costly efforts by conservatives to remake the Republican Party and this weeks defeat of a Texas Democrat ousted after eight terms in office.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • For a preview of the November presidential election, look no further than the dogfight over the governorship of Wisconsin as it heads to a tooth-and-claw climax June 5.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • With five months to go until the election, I think a steady diet of this junk will drive me into a mental institution. Me and about 200 million other Americans. Lets face it -- the way we elect our presidents is seriously dysfunctional.
  • (CNN)
  • In the year, spending advanced 0.4 percent. Francois Hollande won presidential elections this month, promising more government spending and a shift in the taxation to the wealthiest households.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • President Obama's reelection may be in the stars. The general election is a Leo vs. Pisces throwdown — and the lion looks strong.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • CAIRO (Reuters) - The success of two polarizing figures in Egypts presidential election could make it harder to put in Growth is forecast at around 3 percent for 2012, less than the average 5 percent a year recorded over the last decade.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • The 2012 presidential election is going to be close. Very close. Incredibly close. Like Al-Gore-vs-George-W.-Bush close. In the last 12 national polls conducted by the Post-ABC, Obama averages 47.
  • (Washington Post)
  • New voter ID laws and other voting restrictions have been enacted in a number of states since the last major election. And thats raised special concerns among African Americans, who feel theyre being targeted.
  • (NPR News)
  • which slid to a fresh 2012 trough on a worrisome petroleum demand outlook centered around Europes widening debt crisis including Spains banking problems, Italian borrowing costs and upcoming Greek elections.
  • (Reuters)
  • An unusual encounter between San Bernardino County Supervisor Neil Derry and opponent James Ramos on Wednesday, May 30 prompted another round of accusations against each other in the bitterly-contested race.
  • (Riverside Press Enterprise)

New york soda ban

  • New Yorks smoking ban was in the vanguard nearly a decade ago, and similar bans have gone into effect in cities all over the planet. Well see if the soda ban catches on.
  • (The Business Insider)
  • New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on Dr. Farley said the city had seen higher obesity rates in neighborhoods where soda consumption was more common.
  • (New York Times)
  • NEW YORK (AP) — New York City plans to ban the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in an effort to combat obesity.
  • (USA Today)
  • New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg For example, according to the administration, a diet soda, a milk shake or sweetened latte that is larger than 16 ounces would not be part of the ban.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • The mayor of New York City recently announced a proposed ban on sugary drinks over the size of 16-fluid ounces, smaller than a regular bottle of soda, in restaurants, movie theaters and street cars.
  • (Examiner)
  • A spokesman for the New York City Beverage Association, an arm of the soda industry's national trade group, saying the city is unfairly singling out sodas. The industry has purcased subway ads criticizing the ban.
  • (NewsMax.com)
  • NEW YORK (AP) — New York City plans to ban the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks The Bloomberg administration has tried other ways to make soda consumption less appealing.
  • (The Guardian)
  • The New York City Beverage Association, however, is fuming at the thought of any possible ban.
  • (Staten Island Advance)
  • NEW YORK -- The Big Apple is poised to ban the Big Gulp.
  • (MyFox Houston)

Stanley cup final

  • NEWARK, N.J. – Anze Kopitar's goal 8 minutes 13 seconds into overtime gave the Kings a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils in the Stanley Cup Final opener Wednesday at the Prudential Center. Kopitar was sent on a breakaway by Justin Williams.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Now, I understand that (a) Im an admitted New Jersey Devils sympathizer and (b) Ive picked against the Kings in each round. Hence, jinx.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The Stanley Cup playoffs have reached their final stage, and the goaltenders for the Los Angeles Kings and the New Jersey Devils will ultimately decide who hoists the trophy. The two goalies are as different as the franchises they play for.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • NEWARK, N.J. – The Kings continue to love life on the road. Colin Fraser's goal gave the Kings a 1-0 lead over the New Jersey Devils after one period in the Stanley Cup Final opener at Prudential Center Wednesday.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • A grinder and a sniper did the job for the Los Angeles Kings in a Stanley Cup opener that started slowly before eventually building to an overtime boil.
  • (CBC)
  • NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman expects negotiations with the players association on a new collective bargaining agreement to begin in a couple of weeks.
  • (The Oakland Press)
  • NEWARK -- Of all the players who could have scored the first goal in the Stanley Cup Final, Colin Frasers name was probably near the bottom of your list. If you even bothered to put him on it.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • Welcome to watch Stanley cup Final between Los Angeles Kings vs New Jersey Devils live streaming online NHL match HQD coverage.
  • (Salon)
  • Hockey might be Canadas sport, but this Stanley Cup Final is featuring an awfully American feel. Its not a new thing these days, but the obvious is that we have two American teams vying for the Cup in the Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils.
  • (CBS Sports)

Mike huckabee

  • Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee didnt make an endorsement during the Republican primary, but on Wednesday in New Hampshire, he gave his backing to Mitt Romney.
  • (WMUR.com)
  • NewsBusters for days has been strongly admonishing the media for ignoring the recent lawsuit by numerous Catholic entities against the Obama administration for its contraception mandate.
  • (News Busters)
  • This article originally appeared on RealClearPolitics.
  • (CBS News)
  • Which group is doing more for America today? Governor Mike Huckabee joins me right now. Governor, good to see you. MIKE HUCKABEE (R), FORMER ARKANSAS GOVERNOR: Great to see you, Neil. CAVUTO: Interesting juxtaposition.
  • (FOX News)
  • Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee angrily asserted on his Fox News show that the mainstream media employs a double standard for political invocations of Jesus Christs name.
  • (Deseret News)
  • Earlier this week, BuzzFeeds Zeke Miller obtained a hard copy of a letter from the conservative nonprofit group Citizens United, signed by sometime presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The often heated conflict between former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) and the fiscally conservative Club for Growth is coming to a boil this month, with the two on opposite sides in a number of Republican congressional primaries.
  • (Thehill.com)
  • Each day is an adventure for Mike Huckabee. Some days he's all happy and a-slappin' the bass and whizzing off churchy jokes to his elderly fan base, other days he's angry as a constipated cockatoo in search of the great release.
  • (Wonkette (satire))

Grants pass oregon inmates

  • GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- Dozens of inmates ran whooping from a small town jail into the sunshine Wednesday after a cash-strapped county in Oregons timber region was forced to release them amid budget cuts.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • By JEFF BARNARD Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - Dozens of inmates ran whooping from a small town jail into the sunshine Wednesday after a cash-strapped county in Oregons timber region was forced to release them amid budget cuts.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- The Josephine County sheriffs office says its releasing 36 inmates Wednesday from the jail at Grants Pass, including people charged with robbery, assault, rape and other sex crimes.
  • (KIVI-TV)
  • Budget may cuts close animal shelter: Stray dogs without tags will be killed after 3 days, dogs with tags get 5 days to live GRANTS PASS (AP Later next month about 60 jail inmates will be released, leaving room for just 30 prisoners.
  • (Statesman Journal)
  • GRANTS PASS, Ore.
  • (Post-Crescent)
  • GRANTS PASS — Faced with a shrinking jail capacity because taxpayers voted down a tax increase, judges in Josephine County managed to get a dozen jail inmates sentenced and on their way to state prison before they had to be released from jail.
  • (East Oregonian)
  • GRANTS PASS — Voters in the heart of Oregon timber country were and prosecutors to be cut to the bone by the end of the month. About 100 jail inmates will have to be released to get down to the new limit of 30.
  • (Medford Mail Tribune)
  • Associated Press= GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Officials are handing out pink slips The sheriffs department says the cuts will require releasing about 90 inmates from the jail in the coming weeks.
  • (The Guardian)
  • GRANTS PASS — After Josephine County voters resoundingly turned That will require releasing about 90 inmates from the jail in the coming weeks, leaving 30 people behind bars.
  • (East Oregonian)
  • GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- The Josephine County Sheriffs office has released The county jail will release about 60 inmates. The sheriffs office will release more information closer to the time of release. Gas prices are on everybodys mind.
  • (KTVL)

Heat Celtics

  • Rajon Rondo is right. The Celtics do need to toughen up if theyre going to be more than Ocean Drive roadkill for the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals.
  • (Boston Globe)
  • MIAMI -- They faltered repeatedly in big moments, struggled at the free throw line, absorbed a legendary Rajon Rondo performance and needed overtime to do it. But they escaped.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • Rajon Rondo played the entire game and scored 44 points, but the Celtics fell to the Miami Heat, 115-111, in overtime of Game 2 to fall behind, 2-0, in the Eastern Conference finals.
  • (Boston Globe)
  • There was the renewal of the Celtics, who overcame a dreadful Game 1 loss to control the majority of the 53 minutes via Rondo.
  • (CNN Sports Illustrated)
  • I doubt it. Q: Are the referees afraid to call technical fouls on the Heat? Four on the Celtics and none on the Heat? Sheesh. -- Martin.
  • (Sun Sentinel)
  • MIAMI – The proud and gutsy Boston Celtics played just about as well as possible. And it wasnt enough.
  • (USA Today)
  • His night was called incredible, amazing and unbelievable _ and that was by the Miami Heat. And when it was over, Rondo could only express disappointment that the Boston Celtics needed more.
  • (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  • The Heat was expecting it at least once or twice this series. It happened on Wednesday on Miamis home court. Rajon Rondo was more than brilliant. He was a maestro, as Heat coach Erik Spoelstra likes to call him. The Heat still won.
  • (Bradenton Herald)
  • In this case, let's grade the respective performances of these two superstars in the Heat's 115-111 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • Rajon Rondo was the best basketball player on the floor Wednesday night in AmericanAirlines Arena. It wasn't LeBron James. It wasn't Dwyane Wade. It was unequivocally Rajon Rondo.
  • (NBA)

Rajon Rondo 44

  • MIAMI - Rajon Rondo played every second for the Boston Celtics. Made just about every play. Made just about every shot, too. His final numbers: a career-high 44 points, 10 assists, eight rebounds.
  • (NewsNet 5)
  • MIAMI — After the Celtics [team stats]' Game 1 loss, we opined that Plan B had to include "making a few more shots and asking Rajon Rondo another outcome.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • Rajon Rondo played the entire game and scored 44 points, but the Celtics fell to the Miami Heat, 115-111, in overtime of Game 2 to fall behind, 2-0, in the Eastern Conference finals.
  • (Boston Globe)
  • Rajon Rondo is hard to describe. Con artist Rondo, Bostons sublime point guard, finished with a career high of 44 points, and added 10 assists and eight rebounds. He tallied 22, seven and four in the first half, which Boston dominated.
  • (Fresno Bee)
  • MIAMI – Walking off the court late Wednesday night, Rajon Rondo was still seething He did not care that he had scored a career-high 44 points in this 115-111 overtime loss to the Miami Heat.
  • (Sun Sentinel)
  • MIAMI (Reuters) - Rajon Rondo delivered an extraordinary playoff performance for the Boston Celtics, racking up 44 points against the Miami Heat, but still ended up on the losing side in a heartbreaking overtime loss on Wednesday.
  • (Orlando Sentinel)
  • What should have been an epic, series-changing win thanks to a historic Rajon Rondo performance collapsed in overtime He looked like the undisputed best player in the Association, dropping 44 points on 16-for-24 shooting in 53 minutes of play.
  • (NBA)
  • By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) - Rajon Rondo posted a stat line never before shrugging off talk of the historical ramifications of his night. Simple as that. Rondos final numbers: 44 points, 10 assists, eight rebounds.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Dwayne Wade scored 23 points and Mario Chalmers scored 22 for the Heat, who took a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals despite an unbelievable night by Rajon Rondo.
  • (AZCentral.com)
  • MIAMI -- They faltered repeatedly in big moments, struggled at the free throw line, absorbed a legendary Rajon Rondo performance bite this series.
  • (CBS Sports)

Mark fayne

  • Like defenseman Mark Fayne, who had the game on his stick in the third period with Quick out of position but couldnt get enough wood on it to send the puck into the gaping cage. It just kind of hopped up at the last second.
  • (ESPN)
  • Devils defenseman Mark Fayne missed an open goal on a rebound of a shot by Ryan Carter midway through the third period after the fourth-line forward Steve Bernier made a gorgeous pass to Carter.
  • (New York Times)
  • It was reviewed in Toronto and replay clearly showed Parise swept the puck into the net with his hand.
  • (Sun Sentinel)
  • New Jersey missed a sterling chance midway through the third. The Devils suddenly dangerous fourth line created a rebound that defenseman Mark Fayne pushed inexplicably wide of an open net.
  • (Los Angeles Daily News)
  • NEWARK, N.J. -- Mark Fayne may have a finer appreciation for being drafted by New Jersey Devils CEO/president/general manager Lou Lamoriello than some of his teammates.
  • (NHL.com)
  • The best chance came midway through the period when defenseman Mark Fayne, trailing an odd-man rush, pushed a rebound at the edge of the crease wide of the gaping net. Its disappointing, Brodeur said of a game that felt like a missed opportunity.
  • (Indianapolis Star)
  • Minutes later a rebound from a Ryan Carter squirted to Mark Fayne, but the defenseman couldnt handle the bouncing puck and put his attempt wide of an empty cage. Now the fortunate bounces were back in the Kings corner and they had one final break fall their way.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • It was reviewed in Toronto and replay clearly showed Parise swept the puck into the net with his hand.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • He is a graduate of La Salle and PC. On the ice, Mark Fayne has emerged as a dependable defenseman in his second NHL season. Fayne, 25, graduated from PC in 2010, and played just 19 games in the AHL before earning a big-league job.
  • (providencejournal.com)

Melissa & joey

  • free Melissa Joey tv links (tv-links) torrent on you tube. Melissa Joey episode list and full episode. Watch Melissa Joey episode guide or promo! Melissa Joey tv series download video youtube, clips.
  • (nola.com)
  • free Melissa Joey tv links (tv-links) torrent on you tube. Melissa Joey episode list and full episode. Watch Melissa Joey episode guide or promo! Melissa Joey tv series download video youtube, clips.
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  • CBS launches Dogs in the City tonight at 8, a new reality show featuring, well, dogs in the city. Melissa Joey begins its second season at 8 p.m. on ABC Family and So You Think You Can Dance moves to its regular time slot of 8 p.m.
  • (San Francisco Gate)

Dogs in the city

  • He is also the Nestor Carbonell of "natural eye shadow.
  • (Entertainment Weekly Online)
  • Im a dog person, which I mention only because you would be correct if you suspect that part of the reason I loved the new CBS show "Dogs in the City" is because I'm a sucker for almost anything involving dogs.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • The City Council has scheduled a June 13 meeting, where supporters of Blue, who is also known as Bluedog, hope to end an impasse over his fate.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • So You Think You Can Dance: Auditions continue in Los Angeles on a new episode of the talent competition (8 p.m. Fox). Nature: The black mamba, one of the world's deadliest venomous snakes, is sought in this repeat (8 p.m. KOCE).
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • At last, a silly summer docu-reality show you can sink your teeth into. On the face of it, just from the name alone, you know Dogs in the City is unlikely to be the kind of dog American Ninja Warrior is, or My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding.
  • (Calgary Herald)
  • I will no longer have the joy walking around the corner to what many call Milwaukees best Chicago-style hot dog emporium -- one that I think rivals many of the places in the Windy City.
  • (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
  • Bronksey is the first full-time "facility dog" to be employed by a city prosecutor, District Attorney Daniel M. Donovan Jr. said on Wednesday.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • 1. If you love dogs, I think you'll like "Dogs in the City," a CBS reality series debuting at 8. Dog guru Justin Silver says he talks dog fluently.
  • (Orlando Sentinel (blog))
  • Looking for something new to watch on a Wednesday night? Then you might want to give this new reality series a walk around the block. The premise: New York City dog guru Justin Silver helps resolve issues between canines and their owners.
  • (Seattle Times)
  • Hall of Fame third baseman George Brett took to Twitter early Wednesday to find his beloved dog Charlie, who went missing during a storm that rolled through the Kansas City area.
  • (msnbc.com)

New orleans hornets

  • NEW YORK -- New owner, and now a new star player. The future suddenly looks bright for the New Orleans Hornets. Meanwhile, it was yet another loss -- in a historic season full of them -- for Michael Jordan and the Charlotte Bobcats.
  • (ESPN)
  • (AP) NEW YORK - New owner, and now a new star player coming to New Orleans. And yet another loss — in a historic season full of them — for Michael Jordan and the Charlotte Bobcats.
  • (CBS News)
  • The New Orleans Hornets will get the first pick in the NBA Draft. The Hornets, after a difficult season in which they traded All-Star Chris Paul, have a shot to add another superstar, with Kentucky freshman Anthony Davis considered the best player available.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • In an upset, the New Orleans Hornets received the right to make the first overall pick in the June 28 NBA draft, when they won Wednesdays draft lottery. The Hornets had the fourth-best chance to get the top pick.
  • (Baltimore Sun)
  • The New Orleans Hornets hit the jackpot Wednesday night, winning the top pick in the NBA Draft Lottery.
  • (CNN (blog))
  • BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law a bill that grants the New Orleans Hornets a $36.5 million tax break to help keep them in New Orleans through the 2024 National Basketball Association season.
  • (nola.com)
  • The big winner is the New Orleans Hornets, who will wind up with Anthony Davis, but don't forget that the Golden State Warriors and Portland Blazers made out nicely, too, securing their spots in the lottery.
  • (Sporting News)
  • In a bizarre turnout, New Orleans topped Charlotte to take the first overall pick, surprising just about everyone. Rumors have already begun to swirl that the draw was manipulated to ensure the Hornets would receive the premier choice in the draft.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • The 2012 NBA Draft Lottery was won by the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night in New York's Times Square, and with that, the right to select Anthony Davis with the top pick in the June 28 draft.
  • (Sporting News)
  • were given the No. 2 pick and the New Orleans Hornets leapfrogged three teams and won the rights to add Davis in the June 28 draft despite having just a 13.7 percent chance to do so.
  • (CNN Sports Illustrated)

Late Returns

  • MIAMI — Late Wednesday night, they sat with their arms hung lifelessly Five days ago, the Nationals knocked Detwiler out of the rotation so they could return Wang to it.
  • (Washington Times)
  • A Frankfort High School student stuck in Mexico because she lacks a visa could return in time for graduation She made the trip on April 17 but was one day late. As a result, the consulate told her she was banned from entering the U.
  • (Indianapolis Star)
  • But coordinator Bobbie Janowitz believes shes found the Goldilocks weekend -- not too early, not too late. We think the first weekend in June is just right, says Janowitz, who runs Art in the Park for the Art League of Long Island.
  • (Newsday)
  • David Letterman has revealed that he did not want to return to The Late Show after 9/11. The hosts return to the air in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks was credited with reassuring the other late-night hosts of reviving their own series.
  • (Digital Spy)
  • Conan OBrien returned to David Lettermans Late Show after a 13-year absence tonight, and it was only seconds before the name Jay Leno made its first appearance.
  • (Hollywood Reporter)
  • After winning the Masters and taking on all that comes with it -- a guest appearance on Late Show with David Letterman and a heros reception back home in the Pensacola, Fla., area -- Watson hasnt changed his plan.
  • (ESPN)
  • A late-night computer glitch temporarily delayed election returns in one Potter County polling place Tuesday night, but the problem didn't affect Tuesday's primary. A voting machine at Whittier Elementary School, the 2004 N.
  • (Amarillo Globe-Times)
  • BEIJING — The Chrysler 300C returns in late June to the Chinese market — this time as a lavishly equipped North American import, priced from around $79,000. The official on-sale date is June 25, according to CarNewsChina.com.
  • (insideline.com)

Office germs

  • A new study shows that mens offices are more contaminated with oral, nasal, skin and intestinal bacteria than womens offices. And its likely their larger size and unhygienic ways are the reason.
  • (Fresno Bee)
  • Mens offices are germier than womens, according to a new study. The study shows that theres a greater abundance of bacteria in mens offices than womens.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The battle of the sexes has become a bacterial war, with new research showing mens offices have significantly more bacteria than womens.
  • (Stuff)
  • You probably think a microwave door handle must be cleaner than the toilet seat in your office. In fact, most people believe the restroom is the epicenter of germs in the office—and it turns out, most are wrong.
  • (Forbes)
  • The two things you spread in a break room are office gossip and germs." Gerba consulted on the new study, conducted by a division of the Kimberly-Clark Corporation (which manufactures and sells cleaning and disinfectant supplies to businesses).
  • (INFORUM)
  • the bacteria levels the researchers found depended on the gender of the office occupant. The surfaces inhabited by men tended to have more bacterial cells and more abundance of cells than those inhabited by women, Kelly said.
  • (LiveScience.com)
  • SACRAMENTO, CA - If you thought the bathroom was the germiest place at the office, think again. A new study carried out by Kimberly-Clark Professional found the dirtiest hot-spots to be in the office break room and kitchen.
  • (KXTV News10Net)
  • The Total Air Sanitizer captures more than 99.9 percent of airborne particles and applies a charge throughout its one-of-a-kind HEPA filter that traps and zaps germs and viruses on cleaner air in the home or office.
  • (ThomasNet Industrial News Room)
  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- If you prepare your lunch in the break room at work, youre likely coming in contact with germs - lots of germs - even more so than in the bathroom.
  • (CBS42.com)
  • If you thought the restroom was the epicenter of workplace germs you don't want to know about office break rooms and kitchens.
  • (femalefirst.co.uk)

Emigrant bank bill

  • On Thursday, the House Financial Services Committee will vote on a one-sentence, bipartisan-backed bill that will save a major political player $300 million. The legislation, introduced by Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • No other bank in the country would be affected. The bill was introduced by Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), but it's backed by members of both parties on the financial services panel.
  • (Politico.com)
  • The problem, Mr. Wald told lawmakers, was that Emigrant was briefly over the $15 billion limit at the end of 2009 due to $2.3 billion in temporary borrowing intended to help the bank withstand the financial crisis.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • WASHINGTON — If you went looking for a story that encapsulates why Americans are cynical about politicians, a perfect example may be the tale of a one-sentence bill that the House Financial Services Committee will vote on Thursday.
  • (American Banker Online)
  • Hurley, Jr., Vice Chairman of Emigrant Bancorp and Emigrant Bank; and A. Michael Lipper located in a historic bank building at 48 Wall Street, on the corner of William Street, and is open Tues–Sat, 10 am – 4 pm.
  • (GlobeNewsWire (press release))
  • Ms. Chu, Emigrant Bank Fine Art Finance, states Adding state and local taxes, a sale can trigger a total tax bill of 40% or more on the gain, depending on the seller's domicile (consult your tax advisor).
  • (Art Daily)

Citizens United

  • Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens took a poke at the controversial Citizens United decision Wednesday night and said his former colleagues have probably already had second thoughts about it.
  • (MSNBC Firstread)
  • Former Rep. Tom Perriello and Amy Rosenbaum in their Opinion article, "Citizens United: Democracy for Sale" (POLITICO, May 30) just do not grasp the meaning of Citizens United v. FEC.
  • (Politico.com)
  • By JEANNIE NUSS Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Former U.S.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Montana uses an interesting argument to justify defiance of a Supreme Court decision: Because the state is particularly prone to political corruption, it should be trusted to constrict First Amendment protections of political speech.
  • (Herald Tribune)
  • When the Supreme Court struck down the core of our country's campaign finance laws in 2010, in the landmark Citizens United case, most of America didn't take notice.
  • (Politico.com)
  • Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) said Wednesday that the Founding Fathers of the United States would not have supported the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial decision in Citizens United.
  • (Raw Story)
  • Twenty-two states -- led by New York -- and the District of Columbia are pushing for the Supreme Court to reconsider its 2010 Citizens United decision.
  • (Daily Star)
  • Former U.S.
  • (AlterNet)
  • (CNN)-- During his 2010 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama made headlines by directly criticizing the Supreme Court for its decision in Citizens United v. FEC, the political funding case.
  • (CNN)

Elections 2012

  • WASHINGTON -- Anti-incumbent fever is scarcely in evidence in the 2012 congressional primaries, despite costly efforts by conservatives to remake the Republican Party and this weeks defeat of a Texas Democrat ousted after eight terms in office.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • President Obama's reelection may be in the stars. The general election is a Leo vs. Pisces throwdown — and the lion looks strong.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • With five months to go until the election, I think a steady diet of this junk will drive me into a mental institution. Me and about 200 million other Americans. Lets face it -- the way we elect our presidents is seriously dysfunctional.
  • (CNN)
  • For a preview of the November presidential election, look no further than the dogfight over the governorship of Wisconsin as it heads to a tooth-and-claw climax June 5.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • Editors note: CNN Español anchor and correspondent Juan Carlos Lopez is on the CNN Election Express this week, traveling through several states, taking an in-depth look Latino voters and how their vote will influence the November elections.
  • (CNN)
  • In December, she described the fears of some Egyptian women as Islamist parties swept a majority of seats in the parliamentary elections. In February, she reported on a conflict over religious observance between members of the new Parliament.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • which slid to a fresh 2012 trough on a worrisome petroleum demand outlook centered around Europes widening debt crisis including Spains banking problems, Italian borrowing costs and upcoming Greek elections.
  • (Reuters)
  • The Republican affiliated Super PACs and other outside conservative groups have big spending plans this election cycle, and Democratic aligned outside groups may have a hard time keeping up. Outside groups like GOP aligned Crossroads GPS, the U.S.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The 2012 presidential election is going to be close. Very close. Incredibly close. Like Al-Gore-vs-George-W.-Bush close. In the last 12 national polls conducted by the Post-ABC, Obama averages 47.
  • (Washington Post)

New york soda ban

  • New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on Dr. Farley said the city had seen higher obesity rates in neighborhoods where soda consumption was more common.
  • (New York Times)
  • NEW YORK (AP) — New York City plans to ban the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in an effort to combat obesity.
  • (USA Today)
  • New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg For example, according to the administration, a diet soda, a milk shake or sweetened latte that is larger than 16 ounces would not be part of the ban.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • A spokesman for the New York City Beverage Association, an arm of the soda industry's national trade group, saying the city is unfairly singling out sodas. The industry has purcased subway ads criticizing the ban.
  • (NewsMax.com)
  • The New York City Beverage Association, however, is fuming at the thought of any possible ban.
  • (Staten Island Advance)
  • The big-drink ban, which looks like a slam dunk I think it's fair to say that while everyone else is sitting around complaining, New York City is acting.
  • (New York Post)
  • NEW YORK -- The Big Apple is poised to ban the Big Gulp.
  • (MyFox Houston)

Stanley cup final

  • Now, I understand that (a) Im an admitted New Jersey Devils sympathizer and (b) Ive picked against the Kings in each round. Hence, jinx.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • NEWARK, N.J. – Anze Kopitar's goal 8 minutes 13 seconds into overtime gave the Kings a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils in the Stanley Cup Final opener Wednesday at the Prudential Center. Kopitar was sent on a breakaway by Justin Williams.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • NEWARK, N.J. - The feeling-out process took a bit longer than expected Wednesday night, as an ugly game produced a beautiful result.
  • (Los Angeles Daily News)
  • He used to watch them at The Forum, rode the wave with everyone else all the way to the 1993 Stanley Cup Final and, today says, I hold a grudge against Marty McSorley personally, although Ive never met him.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • The Stanley Cup playoffs have reached their final stage, and the goaltenders for the Los Angeles Kings and the New Jersey Devils will ultimately decide who hoists the trophy. The two goalies are as different as the franchises they play for.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • NEWARK, N.J. -- Mark Fayne knew the puck was heading his way and he knew Los Angeles goalie Jonathan Quick was out of position.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Anze Kopitar slipped a shot past sprawling goalie Martin Brodeur in overtime to give the Los Angeles Kings a 2-1 victory against the New Jersey Devils in the opening game of the Stanley Cup Final.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • Mike Richards and Jeff Carter, the two former Flyers with a second shot at Cup glory, finished up the Kings media session. What have we learned today? Many things, I think.
  • (NHL.com)
  • NEWARK, N.J. – The Kings continue to love life on the road. Colin Fraser's goal gave the Kings a 1-0 lead over the New Jersey Devils after one period in the Stanley Cup Final opener at Prudential Center Wednesday.
  • (Los Angeles Times)

Mike huckabee

  • Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee didnt make an endorsement during the Republican primary, but on Wednesday in New Hampshire, he gave his backing to Mitt Romney.
  • (WMUR.com)
  • NewsBusters for days has been strongly admonishing the media for ignoring the recent lawsuit by numerous Catholic entities against the Obama administration for its contraception mandate.
  • (News Busters)
  • This article originally appeared on RealClearPolitics.
  • (CBS News)
  • Which group is doing more for America today? Governor Mike Huckabee joins me right now. Governor, good to see you. MIKE HUCKABEE (R), FORMER ARKANSAS GOVERNOR: Great to see you, Neil. CAVUTO: Interesting juxtaposition.
  • (FOX News)
  • Hogan Gidley, who served as Mike Huckabees communications director and then Rick Santorums spokesman, is ready to pick up the phone for Huck.
  • (Thehill.com)
  • Earlier this week, BuzzFeeds Zeke Miller obtained a hard copy of a letter from the conservative nonprofit group Citizens United, signed by sometime presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee angrily asserted on his Fox News show that the mainstream media employs a double standard for political invocations of Jesus Christs name.
  • (Deseret News)
  • The often heated conflict between former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) and the fiscally conservative Club for Growth is coming to a boil this month, with the two on opposite sides in a number of Republican congressional primaries.
  • (Thehill.com)

Grants pass oregon inmates

  • GRANTS PASS, Ore. • Dozens of inmates ran whooping from a small town jail into the sunshine Wednesday after a cash-strapped county in Oregons timber region was forced to release them amid budget cuts.
  • (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  • By JEFF BARNARD Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - Dozens of inmates ran whooping from a small town jail into the sunshine Wednesday after a cash-strapped county in Oregons timber region was forced to release them amid budget cuts.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- The Josephine County sheriffs office says its releasing 36 inmates Wednesday from the jail at Grants Pass, including people charged with robbery, assault, rape and other sex crimes.
  • (KIVI-TV)
  • Budget may cuts close animal shelter: Stray dogs without tags will be killed after 3 days, dogs with tags get 5 days to live GRANTS PASS (AP Later next month about 60 jail inmates will be released, leaving room for just 30 prisoners.
  • (Statesman Journal)
  • GRANTS PASS — Faced with a shrinking jail capacity because taxpayers voted down a tax increase, judges in Josephine County managed to get a dozen jail inmates sentenced and on their way to state prison before they had to be released from jail.
  • (East Oregonian)
  • GRANTS PASS, Ore.
  • (Post-Crescent)
  • GRANTS PASS — Voters in the heart of Oregon timber country were and prosecutors to be cut to the bone by the end of the month. About 100 jail inmates will have to be released to get down to the new limit of 30.
  • (Medford Mail Tribune)
  • Associated Press= GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Officials are handing out pink slips The sheriffs department says the cuts will require releasing about 90 inmates from the jail in the coming weeks.
  • (The Guardian)
  • GRANTS PASS — After Josephine County voters resoundingly turned That will require releasing about 90 inmates from the jail in the coming weeks, leaving 30 people behind bars.
  • (East Oregonian)
  • GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- The Josephine County Sheriffs office has released The county jail will release about 60 inmates. The sheriffs office will release more information closer to the time of release. Gas prices are on everybodys mind.
  • (KTVL)

Heat Celtics

  • It was that kind of night. "It just can't be any other way with this team," Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra said, referring to the Celtics. "It has to be the hard way. It always seems to be that competitive when we play against this team.
  • (New York Times)
  • Rajon Rondo played the entire game and scored 44 points, but the Celtics fell to the Miami Heat, 115-111, in overtime of Game 2 to fall behind, 2-0, in the Eastern Conference finals.
  • (Boston Globe)
  • There was the renewal of the Celtics, who overcame a dreadful Game 1 loss to control the majority of the 53 minutes via Rondo.
  • (CNN Sports Illustrated)
  • These guys are the Miami Heat, the blustery, upstart, athletic team that pulled off the biggest comeback in the franchises playoff history to seal a 115-111 overtime victory.
  • (ESPN)
  • The Heat expected Bostons best - and the Celtics didnt disappoint, yet still head home for Game 3 on Friday night facing a deficit no Boston team has rallied from to win a series since 1969. Listen, we played terrific, Celtics coach Doc Rivers said.
  • (FOXSports.com)
  • MIAMI – The proud and gutsy Boston Celtics played just about as well as possible. And it wasnt enough.
  • (USA Today)
  • You kept waiting for Rajon Rondo to clank a jumper. You kept waiting for him to call for rest. You kept waiting for him to grab his knees and some pine, and release his grip on Game 2. You kept waiting, and he kept coming.
  • (Palm Beach Post)
  • The outstanding Rondo was on court for the entire 53 minutes of a hugely entertaining encounter but was left to put out fires on his own in overtime after Paul Pierce (21 points) fouled out late in the fourth.
  • (Heat edge Celtics in overtime - Yahoo! Eurosport)
  • leading the Celtics to a 2-1 record in the games the teams played at full strength. They met the final week of the season, but neither of the teams high-caliber players suited up. In Game 1, the Heat frustrated Rondo into shooting 8 of 20 from the field.
  • (Hartford Courant)
  • Miller, Haslem's teammate at Florida, also contributed as he hit a three-pointer early in the fourth quarter (off a Haslem pass) to help the Heat put some much-needed distance between it and the Celtics. At that point, Miami had a seven-point lead.
  • (nola.com)