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  • Slim Whitman dies at 90; listen to the graceful crooner

    Slim Whitman dies at 90; listen to the graceful crooner
    Slim Whitman, a country pop singer whose forlorn wail influenced a generation of vocalists in the early 1950s, has died at age 90. Whitman, born in Tampa, Fla., was a regular on the influential country radio program "The Louisiana Hayride" starting in...
  • High prices are driving more motorists to rent tires

    High prices are driving more motorists to rent tires
    When the tires on their Dodge Caravan had worn so thin that the steel belts were showing through, Don and Florence Cherry couldn't afford to buy a new set. So they decided to rent instead. The Rich Square, N.C., couple last September agreed to pay...
  • Jill Kelley sues feds over David Petraeus sex scandal

    Jill Kelley sues feds over David Petraeus sex scandal
    WASHINGTON -- Jill Kelley, the Tampa, Fla., socialite who triggered the federal investigation that exposed CIA Director David H. Petraeus’ extramarital affair and forced his resignation, is suing the FBI and Pentagon for violating her privacy and...
  • Hulk Hogan burns hand, apologizes for posting graphic photos

    Hulk Hogan burns hand, apologizes for posting graphic photos
    Hulk Hogan badly burned his hand on Sunday and he has the gory photos to prove it. The former wrestler, 59, whose real name is Terry Gene Bollea, severely burned his hand after a radiator exploded in it, then promptly shared the photographic evidence of...
  • Latest data show housing prices are rising nationwide

    Latest data show housing prices are rising nationwide
    The latest sales numbers from the nation's Multiple Listing Services are in, and housing is looking good. As of May 1, only nine of the 100 core-based statistical areas (CBSAs) with more than 500 sales in the previous three months saw prices decline....
  • JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon facing push to drop chairman title

    JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon facing push to drop chairman title
    NEW YORK — A major shareholder vote next week has Wall Street abuzz over the power and future of Jamie Dimon, leader of the country's biggest bank. As chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimon burnished his reputation by steering...
  • Review: Climbing the crime career ladder in 'Live by Night'

     Review: Climbing the crime career ladder in 'Live by Night'
    -------------------- LIVE BY NIGHT A Novel by Dennis Lehane William Morrow: 416 p.p., $27.99 -------------------- In a recent interview, Dennis Lehane told fellow author Stephen Anable, "one of the reasons I write is because of all the Jimmy Cagney...
  • Even the best and brightest can be knuckleheads

    Even the best and brightest can be knuckleheads
    It seemed at first like a welcome break from political overload. There's nothing like a juicy sex scandal to relieve election fatigue. But this one, it turns out, brims with suggestions of military misconduct and questions of national security that have...
  • Les Blank dies at 77; prolific documentary filmmaker

    Les Blank dies at 77; prolific documentary filmmaker
    When Les Blank arrived in the lush, untamed Amazon in 1981 to make a documentary about Werner Herzog's film, "Fitzcarraldo," he knew the German's reputation as a daredevil director. Herzog had chosen the remote jungle locale, plagued by tribal...
  • Ed Cassidy dies at 89; drummer for band Spirit

    Ed Cassidy dies at 89; drummer for band Spirit
    Ed Cassidy, the drummer whose musical background influenced the jazz-tinged sound of the band Spirit, which emerged in the late 1960s as one of the West Coast's premier rock groups, has died. He was 89. Cassidy died Thursday of cancer at an assisted...
  • 'Romney's Racist' neon sign generates controversy in Newbury Park

     
    "Romney's Racist" sign: A Ventura County man has generated controversy by erecting a large neon sign attacking GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney....