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2008-07-29 15:00:06

By Paul Walsh, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 29--Two Bennigan's restaurants and a Steak & Ale in the Twin Cities, serving customers for more than 20 years, were abruptly closed this morning as the parent company filed for bankruptcy and closed its outlets across the country.

2008-07-16 21:00:19

By Ted Cox The writers' strike is over, but viewers can't escape "American Gladiator" or the new winter edition of "Big Brother" just yet. The wheels of the entertainment industry turn slowly sometimes, and it's going to take TV shows a while to get going and back up to speed.

2008-07-15 09:00:56

Utah's Fox Network affiliate, KSTU Fox 13, has changed ownership, following the completion Monday of a $1.1 billion, eight-station purchase agreement by Oak Hill Capital Partners. The private equity firm bought the eight Fox television stations from News Corp. The other stations are in Denver; St.

2008-07-12 06:00:22

By Eric Hrin, The Daily Review, Towanda, Pa. Jul. 12--CANTON -- A dispute over a formerly dilapidated property in Canton has been resolved, Canton Borough Administrator Amy Seeley has reported.

2008-07-01 15:00:21

The Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) announced today that KARE 11 News has been given the National Edward R. Murrow Award for Spot News.

2007-03-07 18:00:28

KARE 11 has announced plans to debut a new afternoon show that will air weekdays at 4 p.m. The show will be hosted by KARE 11 anchor Diana Pierce. The program will be broadcast on television and simultaneously streamed live on kare11.com.

2007-01-30 09:04:13

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- ClipSyndicate(SM), the B2B source for premier video syndication, announced today an agreement with FOX Television Stations group to syndicate its news content to thousands of vertical Web sites in the ClipSyndicate Video Syndication Network.

2006-12-01 18:00:23

Based on household totals from the recently completed ratings period, KARE 11 News will top all local newscasts when demographic figures are released next month by Nielsen Media Research.

2006-09-05 20:02:29

By Steve James NEW YORK (Reuters) - It is not easy living in the shadows of Pele and Franz Beckenbauer. Even former United States coach Bruce Arena, the new manager of the Red Bull New York soccer club, knows that.

2006-07-25 22:05:12

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - After a couple of weeks on top, NBC's "America's Got Talent" fell to seventh place in the weeklong race among adults 18-49 against much tougher competition. Last week's top program was Wednesday's 9 p.m.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.