Latest Ellis Stories

2008-08-01 06:00:22

By Cathy McKitrick, The Salt Lake Tribune Aug. 1--Media outlets KUTV, KSL-TV and KSL NewsRadio have complied with subpoenas requesting taped interviews of three Republicans linked to an ongoing bribery investigation. Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings and Weber County Attorney Mark DeCaria had requested interviews featuring former Rep. Mark Walker, R-Sandy, current Chief Deputy State Treasurer Richard Ellis and House Speaker Greg Curtis, R-Sandy. Walker and Ellis were vying for the...

2008-07-08 12:00:32

By Noelene Clark, Seattle Times Jul. 8--If you're a germophobe, a naked cyclist or a burned-out dot-commer, you're on The Naked Loon target list. Prepare to be mocked. Tim Ellis, a Kenmore Internet entrepreneur, brainstormed his travesty hit list of people, places and stereotypes before launching his online satirical newspaper The Naked Loon. Think The Onion, but hyper-local and less crude. "People are most amused by things that are familiar," said Ellis, 28. Since its start on...

2008-06-24 02:29:45

By Jo Ellis, The Joplin Globe, Mo. Jun. 23--It's summertime, and the living is easy. But while the living may be easier, it certainly seems busier. This week in Carthage is no exception. From Wednesday through Sunday, a chautauqua will be in Carthage and Webb City, presenting first-person interpretations of four important Americans who in one way or another added to our lives, and who continue making us laugh, cry and wonder. They are Walt Disney, cartoon animator and theme park...

2007-08-17 06:03:32

By Alan Wechsler, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Aug. 17--SCHENECTADY -- As Ellis Hospital prepares to take over Bellevue Woman's Hospital on Nov. 1, several Bellevue officials say they believe Ellis plans to do away with abortions. Ellis officials respond that nothing is set in stone. But Dr. Mary Joyce McGinnis, who practices obstetrics and gynecology at Bellevue, said Ellis' chief executive, James Connelly, was specific about the future of reproductive care. "He was very clear that at...

2007-01-09 06:00:41

By John-John Williams IV, The Baltimore Sun Jan. 9--A popular history teacher at Glenelg High School in Howard County has been charged with several sex crimes in which he is accused of exposing himself to one student in a classroom, sending suggestive computer messages to another and persuading a third to meet him at a park with the promise of alcohol. He is accused of abusing her. Joseph Samuel Ellis, 25, a graduate of the Howard County school system, was arrested at 10:30 p.m. Friday...

2005-10-25 12:12:25

A Few Good Men By Ray Bennett LONDON (Hollywood Reporter) - "The West Wing" creator Aaron Sorkin's entertaining courtroom drama "A Few Good Men" survives the journey from its Cold War roots in David Esbjornson's production at the Theater Royal, Haymarket, in London, but it cannot escape the shadow of the star power in Rob Reiner's 1992 film version. Jack Nicholson knows an Oscar-contending line of dialogue when he sees one, and when the Marine commander he portrayed in the movie...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.