April 2, 2014

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Entertainment roundup: Musicals, revamped band, jazz

In Harrisburg, see the musical “Oliver,” based on the Charles Dickens novel. Performances of the first ... Comic relief: LOL this weekend with comedian Joe...

WNC mom joins marijuana fight

Kelly Alexander, D-Mecklenburg, introduced a medical cannabis act that would have permitted medical use of marijuana. That bill “got all of about 12 minutes consideration...

Things To Do April 3 and beyond

TheatreWorks.”The Hound of the Baskervilles.” April 2-27. Based on mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Stephen Canny and John Nicholson. Directed by TheatreWorks'...

NBA Wrap: Knicks close gap in playoff race

John Wall, the 2010 No. 1 overall draft pick playing the first meaningful late-season games of his career, added 13 points and 10 assists. The...

Wizards Clinch First Playoff Berth in Six Years

Washington Post ... first time since 2008, clinching an Eastern Conference berth Wednesday night with a 118-92 win over the visiting Boston Celtics. Marcin Gortat scored...

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier': Superhero sequel deftly mixes fantasy ...

Washington Post Looking as pumped up as a potential first-round NFL draft choice at a scouting combine and displaying a better honed sense of humor than...

Houses needed in Yorkshire property hotspot

Rob Moore, from Savills Planning in Leeds, said: “At this present time, local authorities in the golden triangle appear to have 45,000 new homes due...

The Conservatives get serious about ethics

Toronto Sun (subscription)For his role in the G-8 spending scam, which saw more than $40-million for border infrastructure projects redirected to beautification projects in his...

Thousands of homes needed in hotspot

Rob Moore, from Savills Planning in Leeds, said: “At this present time, local authorities in the golden triangle appear to have 45,000 new homes due...

High school musical: 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' a fine job at Yough with a ...

(That's back when Julie Andrews and Mary Tyler Moore could still play the ingenues.) ... Seeing “Millie” hereabouts has the added pleasure for me of...

Titans excited by bowling arsenal

They're not wrong,” said coach Rob Walter previously. “But for the first time in a while, I really feel we can be excited again by...

National Basketball Association Game Capsules

John Wall tallied 13 points and 10 assists. Coming off the bench, Jared Sullinger scored a ... Tim Duncan registered 15 points and eight rebounds,...

Treasure Coast golf scores: April 2, 2014

Gwen Shea, Rosemary Collier, Gail Adelhardt, Ginny Schilt 56; 2. Joan Whitting, Diane Meyer, Pat Chidester, Nancy Gerber 58. Swingers: (March 7, 14, 2 week...

Canada's super-rich increase their share of country's wealth

"After-tax disposable income has increased by 10 per cent across all income brackets," noted Employment Minister Jason Kenney at the time. But Statistics Canada also...

Pakistan Lashes Back At Chris Alexander Over Terrorism Comments

In a statement to CBC News Network's Power & Politics, the High Commission for Pakistan said Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander's remarks on the...

College Notes: St. Peter's grad Meg Finnerty helps Akron win Mid-American ...

Sophomore catcher and first baseman Jen Moore was hitting .250 but with a team-high 14 RBI and one home run. Freshman catcher and outfielder Amber...

Workaholics: "The One Where The Guys Play Basketball And Do The Friends ...

Workaholics: "The One Where The Guys Play Basketball And Do The Friends ...Even Blake's desertion of the team makes sense then, since the PCP-ed Ders...

Clean Water Caucus Hosts Congressional Briefing to Spotlight ...

Our guest blogger for this week is Congressman John Duncan (R-TN). Representative Duncan currently serves on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the House...

When Obamacare Was 'Doomed'

Washington Post The op-ed modestly acknowledged that "it's too soon to write an epitaph for Obamacare," but then barged forward, since "its crises are piling up...

Families of soldiers who died in Afghan mission must pay own way to memorial ...

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News Defence Minister Rob Nicholson told CTV that he will soon announce “financial support for the families of the fallen travelling to Ottawa.”...

Families of soldiers who died in Afghan mission must pay own way to memorial ...

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News Defence Minister Rob Nicholson told CTV that he will soon announce “financial support for the families of the fallen travelling to Ottawa.”...

Goodyear to speak at a conference at University of Windsor

(blog) (blog)An international group of manufacturers and production engineers will be holding their annual conference for the first time ever in Canada at the...

White County home destroyed by fire

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. A 3,000-square-foot White County home was destroyed by fire early Wednesday.

Oulipost #2 – a way | james (w) moore

this charming little number is called a Lipogram, wherein i am tasked to create a poem from newspaper stories, using only words that do not...

Widower of Canadian soldier says it's his duty to speak out about wife's suicide

Last month, an Ontario woman received a one-cent cheque from the federal government for her son, a soldier who died of suicide in 2011. Defence...

Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Steven Blaney and ...

(press release)The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Canada's Minister for Citizenship and Immigration Chris Alexander today commended the...

What's On: Published April 3, 2014

Following the success of his One Man Star Wars Trilogy last season at The ACT, Canadian actor Charlie Ross, using a pair of elbow pads...

Public servants still overpaid, report says

“Bringing public-sector pension contributions more in line with the private sector is the right thing to do,” Treasury Board President Tony Clement said at the...

DFO backs down from pushing fishery into waters set off-limits by BC FN

Fisheries Minister Gail Shea overruled the advice of her department officials and opened the herring fishery in the region to commercial fishers. Shea's office could...

Government set adrift by a distracted prime minister

National Post The most memorable Harper sighting in the Commons so far this year took place the day after Jim Flaherty's 2014 budget. On that occasion,...

MP Mike Lake's Touching Tribute To His Son With Autism (VIDEO, TWEETS)

#cdnpoli pic.twitter.com/7g3cdWybsQ. — Stephen Harper (@pmharper) April 2, 2014. He also met Health Minister Rona Ambrose: Marking #WorldAutismAwarnessDay on Parliament Hill today w/ @MikeLakeMP and...

European trade mission opens doors to vast market

... with considerable excitement that I set off for Europe last week with other business representatives from companies big and small as part of a...

Income inequality nothing compared to wealth inequality in Canada: report

"After-tax disposable income has increased by 10 per cent across all income brackets," noted Employment Minister Jason Kenney at the time. But Statistics Canada also...

Industry Canada says participants in wireless spectrum auction have paid up

OTTAWA - Industry Minister James Moore says telecom companies that took part in the wireless spectrum auction in January that raised a record $5.27 billion...

Look Back | Dakari Johnson found haven at UK

At home, he pored over old NBA game films on his computer, paying close attention to forwards Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett. "I get kind...

Alberta Tories face money woes, leadership vacuum

Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose, Alberta Senator Scott Tannas and Edmonton-Mill Woods-Beaumont MP Mike Lake have said they won't seek the leadership. Former Alberta cabinet...

Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Steven Blaney and ...

(press release)OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Canada's Minister for Citizenship...

Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Steven Blaney and ...

(press release)OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Canada's Minister for Citizenship...

Green Wave wash over Class 3A-11 tournament

Charlotte's Alexander Guzman fell to Fort Myers' John Carlin 6-1, 6-0 in the boys' No. 1 singles final. Carlin and Kangwa will both play in...

Masse fears Canada stuck paying for DRIC's customs plaza in Detroit

(blog) (blog)Canada's transportation minister Lisa Raitt stated Wednesday the federal government expects Washington to pay $250 million for its own customs plaza in Detroit...

Officials silent on violent criminal granted citizenship

"It's frustrating for us sometimes," said Alexis Pavlich, press secretary to Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander. Pavlich and a spokesperson for the ministry said...

Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Steven Blaney and ...

(press release)OTTAWA, ONTARIO--( - April 2, 2014) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Canada's Minister for Citizenship...

Courteney Cox and Johnny McDaid 'on the verge of marriage and already living ...

Courteney Cox and Johnny McDaid are said to already be talking marriage after a whirlwind three-month romance, according to their mutual friend, singer Ed Sheeran.

Sports Update: College athletes take labor cause to Capitol Hill

While the athletes' effort has generated some support among Democrats, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and the White House have declined to comment on the ruling.

Alberta Tories face money woes, leadership vaccum

Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose, Alberta Senator Scott Tannas and Edmonton-Mill Woods-Beaumont MP Mike Lake have said they won't seek the leadership. Former Alberta cabinet...

Community Calendar - 4/3/14 edition of the Sierra Star

... by Christ Church Women. ECCO, 43803 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. $16. Details: Diane vanDeursen (559) 877-6401 or Christ Church (559) 683-7374. ..... Details: Mary Lou...

Community Calendar - 4/3/14 edition of the Sierra Star

... by Christ Church Women. ECCO, 43803 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. $16. Details: Diane vanDeursen (559) 877-6401 or Christ Church (559) 683-7374. ..... Details: Mary Lou...

Fort Hood Shooting: Cable Networks Report

On MSNBC, Hardball with Chris Matthews was interrupted for live coverage and revealed that he FBI was on the scene to help secure the scene.

Fairbanks unicyclist completes 100-mile race

In this photo taken Sunday, March 30, 2014 and provided by Ed Plumb, unicyclist Elliott Wilson leaves a checkpoint during the White Mountains 100-mile ultra-marathon,...

Officials silent on violent criminal granted citizenship

"It's frustrating for us sometimes," said Alexis Pavlich, press secretary to Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander. Pavlich and a spokesperson for the ministry said...