Latest Jake Stories

2014-01-30 23:02:17

For the second time in league history, the Seattle Seahawks are headed to the Super Bowl; the team hasn’t won many big title games, but its legion of fans are one of the most dedicated in the NFL. Kids Wish Network knows one “12th Man” that is cheering extra loud for his team to pull out a victory in Super Bowl XLVIII. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Jake, from Bellevue, WA, was born with cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening lung condition, and has been in and out of the...

2014-01-29 12:24:11

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, January 27, 2014, famed wrestler Jake 'The Snake' Roberts was inducted into WWE's Hall of Fame Class of 2014. This honor is particularly remarkable considering Roberts's highly publicized, long-term battle with substance abuse, which might have led him to a tragic end. Just one year ago at age 58, Jake was in poor physical shape - 100 lbs overweight, immobilized from joint injuries and suffering from COPD. That's when his friend...

2011-08-12 00:00:02

Cynthia Otto, DVM of the Penn Vet Working Dog Center, to host the 2011 Penn Vet Working Dog Conference, marking the 10th anniversary of 9/11 Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Heroic, brave, hardworking and courageous are common words we use to describe those who help us, such as military soldiers, policemen and rescue teams. However, most people tend to forget about the canine companions that accompany our human heroes during rescue missions. Working dogs assist human efforts during...

2009-09-15 07:25:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- New independent film company Galileo Films (http://mygalileofilms.com) is embarking on its first feature film, "Ben and Jake's Big Deal." The film is scheduled for release in Hollywood summer 2010. "Ben and Jake's Big Deal" (http://benandjakesbigdeal.com) is a partially improvisational piece that follows the adventures of two teenage pals as they dodge their boss, Ben's parents and stepbrother as well as anyone to whom they owe money, including...

2008-08-13 18:00:23

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) -- A dog stood guard over her owner's body for up to six weeks after the man committed suicide on the remote northeastern Colorado plains, authorities said. The body of 25-year-old Jake Baysinger of La Salle was found Sunday on the Pawnee National Grasslands about 75 miles northeast of Denver. Cash, his German shepherd, was found beside him, thin and dehydrated but still alive. The dog had apparently survived by eating mice and rabbits, authorities said. (c) 2008...

2008-07-30 12:00:48

By Jeffrey Borak, The Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, Mass. Jul. 30--WILLIAMSTOWN -- Roughly midway through Theresa Rebeck's hit-and-miss show business comedy, "The Understudy," at Williamstown Theatre Festival's Nikos Stage, light bulbs start turning on in the marquee head of a Hollywood action star named Jake who is co-starring on Broadway in an unlikely hit -- a recently discovered play by Franz Kafka. During a put-in rehearsal with his newly hired understudy, Harry, it dawns on...

2008-07-05 00:00:15

Until Sunday, CHELTENHAM: Cbeebies at the Theatre is the first ever stage adventure for the loveable cartoon characters from children's TV. The show at the Everyman stars the likes of PC Plum, Postman Pat, Jess the Cat and Tamba from Tikkabilla. There are plenty of songs for youngsters to sing along to and an important message about recycling too. The Jakers, Bill and Ben, Boo and the Koala Brothers join forces with Tommy Zoom to combat the dastardly deeds of Polluto. It's a show...

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