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2009-02-04 20:23:49

Actor Clint Ritchie, who played newspaper editor Clint Buchanan on One Life to Live for two decades, has died in Roseville, Calif., ABC said. He was 70. The Los Angeles Times reported the North Dakota native died last Saturday, following a brief illness. The retired soap star had been living on a horse ranch in Grass Valley, the newspaper said. Ritchie played small roles in the 1960s and '70s on TV shows such as The Wild, Wild West, Batman and Thunder, and had bit parts in movies before...

2008-09-28 21:00:23

By Aref Omar LEGENDARY bassists stanley clarke, marcus miller and Victor Wooten perform together in singapore. The heavens split and a whole lot of thunder ensues, AREF OMAR writes. When three of the best bass players in the world get together onstage to perform, you can best expect a memorable experience of aural pyrotechnics. And that's exactly what the enthusiastic audience that jam- packed the 2000-seater Theatre in Singapore's bay side Esplanade got. After all, Stanley Clarke,...

2008-09-18 18:00:35

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Boys Like Girls' self-titled debut album has been certified gold by the RIAA with the album's singles "The Great Escape" and "Hero/Heroine" achieving platinum and gold status, respectively. And now, Columbia Records will release read between the lines, the appropriately titled first-ever DVD from the Boston-based rock-pop quartet, on Tuesday, November 4. read between the lines is a 100-plus minute DVD centering around 45 minutes of concert...

2008-09-10 15:00:21

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Celtic Thunder -- the Irish all-male wonder from producer Sharon Browne, and legendary songwriter/composer Phil Coulter -- embarks on a national tour of the U.S. this fall. Already a smash hit, Celtic Thunder wowed audiences with their Public Television Pledge Special. Now, audiences across the U.S. will have the chance to witness the spectacular power of Celtic Thunder live, as they undertake a 48-city tour. For a list of tour dates, check out...

2008-08-06 18:00:21

Ben Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr. attended a screening of "Tropic Thunder" at the Camp Pendleton U.S. Marines Corps base, Paramount Pictures said. The screening was organized in partnership with Navy Morale Welfare and Recreation, Marine Corps Community Services, DreamWorks Pictures and the USO. The three stars walked a green carpet, shook hands with troops, posed for pictures and introduced their new action-comedy Sunday before hundreds of Marines, sailors and their guests...

2008-06-22 06:00:20

By Jennifer Barrios, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 22--The private Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton has a lightning detection system, complete with atmospheric sensors and sirens. The public Bethpage State Park golf course relies on slightly older technology -- weather reports. Either way, both courses aim to protect their golfers against one of the scourges of summer: lightning. Today is the start of National Lightning Safety Awareness Week (yes, there is such a week, now...


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2009-07-21 16:27:18

Heat Lightning is actually faint flashes of lightning reflecting outward from distant thunderstorms. These flashes usually do not produce thunder as the storm is sometimes too far away to be heard. The term heat lightning got its name because it often occurs on hot summer nights and does not produce audible thunder. One reason heat lightning can be seen so far away is due to the reflection of the light bouncing off water particles in moist, humid air and as light is scattered throughout the...

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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