Archive for October, 2013

Somewhere in the Midwest; Thursday; October 31, 2013

October 31, 2013


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Today’s High 61 Low 44 Rain w/T-Storms

World Series: Red Sox 6, Cardinals 1; (Red Sox win Series 4-2)

Boston rejoices in World Series victory at home

NBA Scores

NHL Scores

Obamacare court challenge: Do corporations have religious freedom rights? suffers outage as Sebelius testifies that it’s never crashed

6 tech hurdles for Obamacare repair

The Truth About Obamacare’s Ugly Sticker-Shock: It Happened To Me

New security issues surface for health website

Obama’s approval rating declines to all-time low

China, other Asians angry over embassy spy reports

China state media calls for stern action after Tiananmen attack

Watchdog: Syria has destroyed chemical production facilities

Putin most powerful person in the world: Forbes

Israeli city divided by religion after close vote

Israeli troops kill Palestinian during West Bank raid: medics

Air traffic control modernization hits turbulence

Off-duty pilot charged with fondling 14-year-old girl on flight to Utah

aaShanbariAfghan War ally Janis Shinwari finally finds safety in America

Louisiana parish provides extreme example of inequality

NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly booed offstage at Brown over ‘stop and frisk’ policy

Chilling 911 call records 1st clue of problem in SC home where 6 found shot to death

Hawaii Senate passes bill to legalize gay marriage

7 poisoned by carb. monoxide

Czech left leader back in talks to form government

aaDream Chaser space taxiU.S. Dream Chaser space taxi soars on test flight, skids after landing

New dolphin species spotted

Earth-sized planet has rocky core like ours

Playful penguin

In Australia, wheat farmers fight potential takeover by Archer Daniels Midland

Non-hybrid with most mpg is …

World may face wine shortage

NHL goalie arrested in Denver

Papi gets ring, MVP — but just misses history

Take away TDs for taunting?

Tiger’s accuser: I ‘went too far’

Report: Fired coach used drugs

aaHayden PanettiereHayden opens up as ‘bad girl’

Jaime King cuddles with baby boy

Clarkson wants baby & soon

Perry & Mayer wrote letters

Rimes’ privacy suit dismissed

Frankel & Omarosa get angry

Happy landings: Best movie birds

Rose McGowan on new ‘Charmed’

Meredith Vieira: World’s most clueless Twitter user?

School to unveil writer’s ‘Death Collection’

Rare rhino hunt prize of Texas safari club auction

How Presidents age in office

Woman dates for pricey meals

Poll: One in five see ghosts

Can FB predict your breakup?

5 questions you need to ask your pet sitter

5 questions you need to ask your pet sitter

Weight-loss products you don’t need

5 new dog breeds we haven’t heard of yet

Virginia woman cashes $100K lottery ticket with hours to spare

Now you can marry yourself

aaTick biteGross! Watch a Tick Bite in Action (Video)


Somewhere in the Midwest; Wednesday; October 30, 2013

October 30, 2013


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aaBethel M basketballBethel wins season-opener vs Holy Cross

(Bethel College Photo)

Today’s High 65 Low 58 Mix Clouds/Sun

World Series: Cardinals at Red Sox; resumes tonigh, 8:07 p.m., FOX  (Red Sox lead Series 3-2)

Will U.S. stop spying on allies? Not likely

Intel chief: Spying on allies is two-way street

Spying tests trust between Obama, Merkel

Germany’s Merkel sends top foreign adviser to press U.S. over spying

NSA official: ‘We’re really screwed now’

Fed expected to maintain pace of economic stimulus

Egypt arrests deputy leader of Brotherhood’s party

Tiananmen ‘terrorist suspects captured

Sebelius heads to Hill to defend health law, job

We’re sorry and we’re fixing website, health officials say

Mystery barges on 2 coasts set tech world abuzz

Italy unveils treasure ‘worth more than British crown jewels’

Neo-Nazis Try To Take Over Tiny Town—But The Town Is Fighting Back!

Man found in Utah ravine penned letters to family

6 people dead in SC in apparent domestic dispute

Israel frees Palestinian prisoners, pushes settlement plan

Freed French hostages leave Niger after 3 years in Sahara

Suicide bomber kills self in Tunisian resort, second arrested

Chain reaction crashes on I-10 in Ariz. dust storm kill 3

Prison turns away Jackson Jr.

DQ owner opens fire on robber

37-year-old, teen found

Pope Francis meets perhaps biggest, certainly cutest fan

Documentary: Fear and stress define life under drones

8 costs you should cut in retirement

14 brands falling from grace

Wal-Mart: Shutdown hurt us

11 hot college majors

5 US companies cutting the most jobs

Surfer Carlos Burle may have broken big wave record in Portugal

Man charged in killing of Peterson’s kid freed

Cards caught in airport drama

$100M man wanted to get cut?

aaTaylor SwiftSwift leads ACA nominations

Chris Brown heading to rehab after assault charge

Blake & Adam keep ‘Voice’ bromance alive

Pippa’s bizarre christening gift

New ‘Star Wars’ blooper reel unearthed

Discrimination Suit At Barneys New York Is Quickly Becoming Jay-Z’s Problem

Study sees relationship signals in Facebook data

Yahoo News, Flickr team up for fall-color photo contest

What do ’80s teen icons look like today?

Unsuspecting Mother of Two Unruly Kids Was Trying to Have a Nice Dinner — the Man

Exorcism of 1949 continues to fascinate St. Louis

DUI charge for man on mower

Blackface costumes revive controversy

Calling-in-sick excuses that could get you fired

No workers’ comp for sex injury

aaSatellitesIndia, U.S. preparing satellites to probe Martian atmosphere

Somewhere in the Midwest; Tuesday; October 29, 2013

October 29, 2013


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Today’s High 58 Low 46 Mix Clouds/Sun

World Series: Red Sox 3, Cardinals 1, (Red Sox lead Series 3-2)

NFL Scoreboard

1 year on, Sandy survivors to light up shore

US weighs ending spying on allied heads of state

Revelations prompt call for intel ‘total review’

US spying prompts reversal by anti-terror lawmaker

Report: Obama administration knew millions wouldn’t be able to keep insurance

Europe storm deaths rise to 15; huge cleanup ahead

Gov criticized over layoffs at Ohio aluminum plant

Iran says seeks ‘practical solution’ to rift with U.N. inspectors

South African white supremacist plot leader sentenced to 35 years

India police say Islamists behind attack on opposition rally

Polio outbreak in northeast Syria risks spreading, WHO says

Medicare monthly premium to stay at $104.90

Dimmer view of economy makes Fed pullback unlikely

China seeks info on Uighurs after deadly crash

Pentagon Says Shabab Bomb Specialist Is Killed in Missile Strike in Somalia

More charges possible in NC fair ride injuries

Barking dogs may have sparked Ariz. family slaying

Macys: Employees not involved in alleged race stop

Barneys case stirs talk of ‘Shopping While Black’

Texas abortion clinics stay open following ruling

5 killed in Texas spree, blaze

‘Execution’ in grocery store

Cellphone stops bullet to chest

US military dedicates first national monument to combat dogs

Ike Skelton, former longtime congressman from Missouri, dies at 81

Q&A: Deadbeat gamblers as economic indicator

38 percent of kids under 2 use smartphones or tablets: study

You can now buy your friend a Starbucks coffee on Twitter

Wal-Mart checking complaints about greeter firing

Kick these bad habits during your job search

Another Tesla Model S burns to a crisp

Old Hershey’s factory to become marijuana plant

15 fairest cars for driving in foul weather

Community service for Bronco

Ex-Texans fan tries cover-up

Rosenthal: After 95 years, a city on edge

aaMeredith VieiraBig sale for Vieira’s talk show

Chris Brown released after assault charge reduced

Ringo got some Help! Photo mystery solved

Lisa Kudrow on her nose job

‘Good Wife’ cast aids post-Sandy recovery

Jett to produce, star in movie

Studio faces suit over JT film

Great American film era back

Man owns $10 silver certificate valued at $500,000

Are my yellow nails a sign I’m sick?

Stomach rub leads to harassment charge

Close calls caught on surveillance cameras

San Francisco Considers Taxing Soda Obsession

aaSea lion

Sea lion swipes fish right off the dock

Somewhere in the Midwest; Monday; October 28, 2013

October 28, 2013


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Today’s High 56 Low 37 Mix Clouds/Sun

High School Scores

Rees throws five TD passes as Irish beat Air Force 45-10

World Series: Red Sox 4, Cardinals 2, (Series tied 2-2)

NCAA Football Scoreboard

NFL Scoreboard

Report: NSA tracked 60 million calls in Spain

Obama ‘not told of Merkel phone bugging’

Cyberattack shuts Israeli road

Scare at Montreal airport

Indiana University lockdown lifted after police nab stabbing suspect

IAF attacks Gaza targets in response to rocket fire on south Israel

aaPope tweets10 million Twitter followers for the pope

Thousands of ethnic Hungarians call for autonomy

Hurricane-force gusts batter Britain, France

Wave of attacks kills at least 66 people in Iraq

Bangladesh poll protest violence kills 15 in four days

Clinton: Ideologues reliable GOP voters

Jackson’s doctor released from jail after 2 years

Phone-hacking trial of Murdoch aides opens

Banksy slams One World Trade Center in rejected New York Times op-ed

Kuwaiti hard-liners object to mixed-company cafes

India opposition urges tighter safety for top candidate Modi after blasts

Trial adjourned for China anti-graft activists

Five killed as car ploughs into crowd in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square

Still no answers in Phoenix quadruple homicide

Worker Hurt at North Carolina State Fair

Special Report: As Egypt’s Brotherhood retreats, risk of extremism rises

Online gaming called ‘new frontier’ for states

Hundreds march in Netherlands to support ‘racist Black Pete’

aaLou ReedGoodbye to Lou Reed, the godfather of punk

Spring on Saturn’s Moon Titan Reveals Amazing Views of Otherworldly Lakes (Photos)

Twitter prepares to feed new hunger for IPOs

11 hot college majors that lead to jobs

Stressed about your 401k?

This Lone-Star tantrum is one for the ages

More madness in World Series

Girl gives coach the tongue

Tarantula takes a stroll through a California street

Shaq endorses Christie for governor of New Jersey

aaLordeTeenager Lorde scores debut No. 1 in Britain

Oscar winner to star in ‘Murder She Wrote’ reboot

Owen & Amy talk ‘Free Birds’

Ricci marries Heerdegen

Ireland Baldwin’s sexy style

Gaga stuns gay club with gig

Kim K. on Kanye’s proposal

Carrey talks debut kids book

Bikers arrested for speeding

Hundreds of pets still homeless after Sandy

10 ideas that will make work more fun

How to have a brighter outlook on life

aaNorthern LightsStunning Northern Lights Over Maine’s Moosehead Lake a ‘Sight to Behold’ (Photo)

Somewhere in the Midwest; Sunday; October 27, 2013

October 27, 2013


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Today’s High 54 Low 37 Cloudy

High School Scores

Rees throws five TD passes as Irish beat Air Force 45-10

aaTommy ReesTommy Rees

World Series: Cardinals 5, Red Sox 4, (Cardinals lead series 2-1)

NCAA Football Scoreboard

NFL Scoreboard

GOP hopes ‘Obamacare’ woes have staying power

N.J.’s Christie blames aid delay on DC

Mojave Desert gunman’s life crumbled to bloody end

McDonalds ending relationship with Heinz

Jay-Z defends deal with store accused of profiling

Arrest ends Calif shootout that wounded 6 officers

Car bombs kill at least 39 people in Baghdad

Gunshots kill 500 kids a year

Argentina’s ailing president faces tough midterm congressional election

Senior Iran lawmaker says 20 percent uranium enrichment continuing

Blasts in Indian city ahead of Modi rally, some casualties

Colombia ex-leader Uribe’s movement names candidate for president

Mysterious floating barge in San Francisco Bay could be secret new Google Glass facility

Indonesia to ban masked monkey shows in capital

Man with 4 guns at JFK airport

British director dies at 54

aaMarcia Wallace and Edna KrabappelMarcia Wallace dies, voice of ‘Simpsons’ Krabappel

Wallace Jr. makes history with Truck win

Controversy for NASCAR star

Let me out: Films about fear & confinement

Marcia’s ‘Edna’ will be retired

Actor: Macy’s stop was for race

Dench set recovery deadline

Celeb fashion offenders

Montana rips 49ers for move

Muniz slams Obamacare

Do Christians Have Something to Fear About Baptism in America?

Is marriage only for rich?

Ban on Rainbow bracelets

The Service Was Great! But You’re Gay—So No Tip For You

aaTawny crazy antsTiny ‘crazy ants’ are a giant nuisance for U.S. Gulf Coast

Somewhere in the Midwest; Saturday; October 26, 2013

October 26, 2013
Potato Creek State Park

Potato Creek State Park

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Today’s High 50 Low 38 Cloudy/Windy/Few Showers

High School Scores

World Series: Red Sox at Cardinals, tonight, 8:07 p.m., FOX, (Series tied 1-1)

NCAA Football Scoreboard

NFL Scoreboard

7.3-magnitude quake rocks Japan; no damage reports

Germany, France want US to agree to curb spying

Consultant’s arrival brings hope to WH in Obamacare website repair

Obama returns to campaign mode in NY

Cruz in Iowa claims shutdown got people talking

NJ second-home owners in limbo a year after Sandy

Connecticut: Sandy’s (sometimes) forgotten victim

Charities agree to give $10M in relief funds to Hurricane Sandy victims

Police chase gunman, hostages across Mojave Desert

Suspect in Northern Calif. standoff surrenders

Report: Iran hangs 16 ‘rebels’ to avenge ambush

Angry Over Syrian War, Saudis Fault US Policy

Long road to getting ban relaxed on Saudi women drivers

aaPellet gunToy Guns, Deadly Consequences

aaAndy LopezFBI to investigate shooting of Calif. 13-year-old

Grand jury indicted JonBenet Ramsey parents

Video surveillance by plane led to laser arrest

Man fired for aiding woman rejects Walmart offer to hire him back

China leader promises ‘unprecedented’ reforms at key Party meeting

China reporter Chen Yongzhou ‘confesses on TV’

Gunfight pits Afghan against foreign soldiers – one dead

Taliban to boycott elections

Kurdish fighters seize Syrian border post from Islamists

Greenpeace activist dangles from Eiffel Tower in Russia protest

20-year-old killed 79 people?

Six shot at nightclub; 1 dead

NC GOP chair fired after ‘Daily Show’ segment

Demolition begins at Sandy Hook Elementary

Pet food could be scrutinized

Crowds pay respect at ex-Yugo first lady’s burial

aaJovanka Broz and Josip Broz TitoJovanka Broz (right) and Josip Broz Tito

NBA Hall of Famer Sharman dies at 87

Director-Stuntman Hal Needham Dies at 82

aaReynolds, Nabors, NeedhamL to R:  Burt Reynolds, Jim Nabors and Hal Needham on movie set

Astronomers discover most distant galaxy yet

Watch an enormous 200,000-mile canyon fire race across the sun (VIDEO)

Ballmer’s successor must tackle Microsoft’s Google problem

Jack Daniels takes on tiny distillery over label dispute

Vikings QB accused of faking injury amid skid

Vick probable, should start vs. Giants

Manziel questionable to play vs. Vandy

Superfan dies keeping promise

Lakers rush to deny Kobe story

MMA star Ortiz fractures neck

aaMeghan McCainMeghan McCain dishes about her ‘pain in the ass’ dad

Lovato’s threat to Kanye

Twitter wars: Palin vs. Piers

You Can Now Get HBO GO Without Paying for Other Channels

Britney Spears Unveils ‘Britney Jean’ Album Art With Personal Letter

Director exits TV series following McPhee kissing scandal

Where are they now? Child stars of the ’70s

‘Jack Ryan’ release bumped

15 cheap ways to lower your winter energy bill

5 signs you’re in an abusive relationship

10 easy costume ideas from the ’90s

Boo! 17 terrifying party foods for Halloween

Crime doesn’t pay? These did

Cop plays chicken with drivers

Kansas sues sperm donor for child support

Take a tour of Michael Jordan’s mansion

Cryer’s ex wants $88K a month in support

Does hand sanitizer actually work?

Crook Who Tried to Use Hot Coffee as a Weapon Gets Surprise From 7-Eleven Clerk

aaKe$haMalaysia bans Ke$ha concert, cites ‘culture’ clash

Somewhere in the Midwest; Friday; October 25, 2013

October 25, 2013


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Today’s High 49 Low 37 Rain/Snow Showers

World Series: Cardinals 4, Red Sox 2 (Series tied 1-1)

Merkel: U.S. spying has shattered allies’ trust

Angela Merkel demands action from US to rebuild trust

Tenn. Guard Recruiter Held in Superiors’ Shooting

Kenya’s William Ruto loses ICC trial attendance ruling

No leads in hunt for US sailors

Cruz caps post-shutdown tour with wary Iowans

Republicans Shift Obamacare Tactics After Shutdown Hurt Ratings

Frustrated by, some consumers buy off exchange

Obamacare phone operator who talked to Sean Hannity loses her job

CNN airs 90 minute segment showing people trying to navigate ‘Obamacare’ website

aaQueen Victoria and successorsCounter-Clockwise from bottom left:  Queen Victoria, King Edward VIII, King Edward VII, King George V

aaFour generations of monarchsFirst photo in 120 years with four generations of British sovereigns:  Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles (King Charles III), Prince William (King William V), Prince George (King George VII)

Classmate: Accused Mass. teen stayed after school

Teen ate, saw movie after killing teacher?

Gunman in NC drugstore after hostages released

5 people injured in ride mishap at NC State Fair

The poll pols just can’t read: Americans need more jobs

North Korea repatriates South Korean citizens at DMZ

aaJonBenet Ramsey1999 indictment released in JonBenet slaying

Vatican’s US donors get access for a $500 pittance

Gay couple in Oklahoma to marry despite ban

Norway rejects US request to destroy Syria weapons

Special Report: Help wanted in Fukushima: Low pay, high risks and gangsters

Rebels clash with army in east Congo after talks stall

Hundreds of migrants rescued in sea off Italy

Madagascar votes in ‘last chance’ presidential election

Chinese court upholds ousted politician Bo’s conviction

Chinese temple fresco ‘cartoon’ restoration leads to public outcry

Troubled ex-NFLer found dead

For Diabetics, Healthy Habits Trump Medicine

aaMirrors for darknessNorwegian town uses giant mirrors to combat the winter darkness

Satellite spots light show in the middle of the ocean

Arctic temps at 44K-year high

NASCAR looking to spice up qualifying with multicar format

Favre says he won’t be joining Rams

Lester denies foreign substance on glove

Manning returns to Broncos’ practice

Vick appears on track to face Giants

Latest loss last straw for winless NFL coach?

Davis to succeed Ryan as Rangers’ owner

aaOrlando Bloom and Miranda KerrOrlando Bloom, Miranda Kerr split after three years of marriage, couple confirms

Feds: Ex-DJ sought child sex

PDA pros: Brangelina caresses & captivates

Spears shares pic of daughter

Big breakthrough on ‘Big Bang’

Arndt drops out of ‘Star Wars’

Country underdog catches fire

Mexico TV star shows Hollywood what Latinos want

Romney’s new house in Utah has hidden room

‘Fogmageddon’ grips Seattle, spurs amazing photos

Oh, no! The incredible shrinking plane seat!

Love advice: How men get good at marriage

15 greatest songs written about cars

aaAnother lost DaVinciAnother Hidden Leonardo da Vinci Work Surfaces, This Time in Italy

Somewhere in the Midwest; Thursday; October 24, 2013

October 24, 2013


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Today’s High 45 Low 35 Rain/Snow Showers

World Series: Red Sox 8, Cardinals 1 (Red Sox lead 1-0)

Germany summons US ambassador over spying

Germany, France united in anger over U.S. spying accusations

EU leaders meet amid concern about US spying claims

Secret memos reveal explicit nature of US, Pakistan agreement on drones

Obama grills Sharif over Mumbai attack trial, LeT; suggests Pak exports terror

Sebelius: Obama didn’t know about tech issues Problems Are Target at Hill Hearing

‘Non-essential’ federal workforce suggests gov’t has plenty of fat to trim

White House official fired

Classmate: Suspect acted normal

14-year-old held in killing of Mass. teacher

Tests suggest baby born with HIV may be cured

3 children hurt when gun mounted on officer’s motorcycle fires during school demonstration

U.N. nuclear inspectors hope to end deadlock with Iran

Primark pays more compensation to Bangladesh factory victims

California police ‘kill boy carrying pellet gun’

More victims of online abuse reach out to parents

Syria releases 61 women detainees, activists say