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2009-02-04 12:33:21

Hank Azaria's publicist has confirmed the U.S. actor and Katie Wright, his girlfriend of two years, are expecting their first child. Azaria is known for his voice work on The Simpsons; his roles in TV's Mad About You and Huff, and the films The Birdcage and Great Expectations; and his Tony-nominated performance in the Broadway musical Spamalot. His latest movie Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is scheduled to hit theaters in May. They're quite ecstatic, Azaria's publicist Stan...

2008-10-06 21:00:24

By M.K. Guetersloh BLOOMINGTON - A McLean County judge has refused efforts to tie the foreclosure on the Ensenberger building to the civil lawsuit between the building owner and the condominium developer. CEFCU, the Peoria-based credit union, is foreclosing on the nearly $5.8 million loan it issued to developer Ward Waller and co- signed by owner Merle Huff. Waller, of Bloomington, and Huff, of Peoria, are in a separate legal fight over who has rights to the building, 212 N. Center...

2008-08-29 21:00:19

U.S. actress Blythe Danner is to guest star on the supernatural TV drama "Medium," NBC announced. The Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress, who is also Gwyneth Paltrow's mom, is to play Sarah Leaming, "a local councilman's wife and mother to a missing private nurse, whose extraordinary dedication to her chronically ill stepdaughter's care led to some unconventional measures." The casting decision was announced Thursday by executive producer Glenn Gordon Caron. "Continuing a tradition of...

2008-07-19 03:00:28

By M.K. Guetersloh, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 19--BLOOMINGTON -- More evidence is needed before a decision on who should control the Ensenberger building can be made. Circuit Judge Scott Drazewski denied a motion Friday for a judgment in the lawsuit based on what has been filed in McLean County Circuit Court. Building owner Merle Huff of Peoria is suing project developer Ward Waller, who in turn filed a counter lawsuit. Each claims the other failed to fulfill the terms...

2006-03-28 05:24:10

SEATTLE (Reuters) - The gunman who shot and killed six young people before committing suicide arrived at the weekend house party with an arsenal of weapons and uttered "there's plenty for everyone" during the murderous rampage, Seattle police said on Monday. Seattle police do not know the motive of the suspected killer, Aaron Kyle Huff, for the shooting spree, but said the discovery of more weapons and ammunition in his truck near the scene indicated the killings were not a sudden...

2006-03-27 16:16:01

SEATTLE (Reuters) - The gunman who shot and killed six young people before committing suicide arrived at the weekend house party with an arsenal of weapons and uttered "there's plenty for everyone" during the murderous rampage, Seattle police said on Monday. Seattle police do not know the motive of the suspected killer, Aaron Kyle Huff, for the shooting spree, but said the discovery of more weapons and ammunition in his truck near the scene indicated the killings were not a sudden...

2006-02-17 10:03:32

By Aarthi Sivaraman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For the second time in three months, a 16-year-old California girl who lost a leg in an accident has had her artificial limbs stolen. Melissa Huff, an Arcadia High School student who uses a $16,000 prosthetic limb to play softball for the school team and another one, valued at $12,000, for everyday use, said both were taken from her bedroom Tuesday. "I was picking up my little brother from school when my mom called me and asked where I...

2006-02-16 20:48:59

By Aarthi Sivaraman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For the second time in three months, a 16-year-old California girl who lost a leg in an accident has had her artificial limbs stolen. Melissa Huff, an Arcadia High School student who uses a $16,000 prosthetic limb to play softball for the school team and another one, valued at $12,000, for everyday use, said both were taken from her bedroom on Tuesday. "I was picking up my little brother from school when my mom called me and asked where I...

2005-11-25 19:25:08

By Deborah Evans Price NASHVILLE (Billboard) - Sitting in a Nashville coffee shop on a Friday afternoon, a mixture of emotions plays across George Huff's face. The "American Idol" 2004 finalist is excited about his Word Records debut, "Miracles." But as we glance at the TV on the screen overhead, footage of his beloved New Orleans and the ongoing efforts to bring back the city sobers him. "Sometimes I want to cry when I see all that's happened in New Orleans. It was really hard to...

2005-07-18 07:37:15

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Thursday's Emmy nominations announcement was a sweet occasion for Robert Greenblatt and a bittersweet one for David Janollari. Showtime Networks entertainment chief Greenblatt woke up to the news that Showtime had achieved a first in its 29-year history by cracking some of the most high-profile Primetime Emmy Award categories with one of its original series. "Huff," starring Hank Azaria as a psychiatrist with a complicated practice...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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