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2008-09-23 09:00:09

By Bernie Wilson Associated Press SAN DIEGO -- Philip Rivers, LaDainian Tomlinson and the rest of the San Diego Chargers simply left no doubt. Frustrated by two gut-wrenching losses, the Chargers raced past nemesis Brett Favre and the New York Jets for a 48-29 victory Monday night in a wild game befitting two original AFL teams. Rivers threw three touchdown passes, Tomlinson scored his first two TDs of the season and San Diego finally got back at Favre after all these years. They...

2008-09-08 12:00:24

By RICKY TOMLINSON Those of us who remember Ricky Tomlinson as Brookside's Bobby Grant, upholder of decent working-class values in an era of high Thatcherism, might be slightly bemused by his reinvention as a national treasure, via the role of Jim Royle, a kind of dysfunctional Pa Walton de nos jours. 'My a***!' as the man himself might say, and indeed got us all to say at the start of a show which took the straggling audience by surprise by starting bang on time. The Ricky Tomlinson...

2008-09-02 18:00:17

MODELS Sarah and Louise Kavanagh saw an opportunity yesterday to have some fun with magician Keith Barry. The bikini-clad pair were publicising the launch of Bulmers International Comedy Festival at Dublin's Olympia Theatre. Over the next three weeks laugh fans will enjoy the likes of US stand-up Chris Rock, BBC sitcom stars The Mighty Boosh, Police Academy's Michael Winslow and Ricky Tomlinson from The Royle Family. Picture: GARETH CHANEY (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest LLC....

2005-12-13 18:43:18

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Corporation for Public Broadcasting's inspector general found no evidence in correspondence that White House adviser Karl Rove or other White House officials tried to influence the hiring of the group's new leader, according to a letter released on Tuesday. CPB Inspector General Kenneth Konz denied a request by three watchdog groups to release documents and e-mails related to a report that found former CPB Chairman Kenneth Tomlinson was motivated by...

2005-11-17 16:55:24

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Corporation for Public Broadcasting's former chief e-mailed White House strategist Karl Rove, "bragging" about a push for conservative programming on U.S. public television, the CPB's inspector general said on Thursday. Kenneth Tomlinson, who resigned as CPB's chairman this month, told Rove of his work to balance the liberal PBS program "Now with Bill Moyers," with a conservative show, "The Journal Editorial Report," Inspector General...

2005-11-15 17:17:05

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, who drew fire for his conservative views, used "political tests" to recruit a new board president, inspectors reported on Tuesday. Their report into the activities of Kenneth Tomlinson said "cryptic" e-mails between Tomlinson and the White House indicated by their timing and subject matter that Tomlinson "was strongly motivated by political considerations in filling the...

2005-11-15 15:20:40

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, who drew fire for his conservative views, used "political tests" to recruit a new board president, inspectors reported on Tuesday. Their report into the activities of Kenneth Tomlinson said "cryptic" e-mails between Tomlinson and the White House indicated by their timing and subject matter that Tomlinson "was strongly motivated by political considerations in filling the...

2005-11-04 08:04:46

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kenneth Tomlinson, the former board chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting accused by critics of trying to politicize public television and radio, has resigned from the board, it said on Thursday. Tomlinson, a Republican, quit shortly before CPB Inspector General Kenneth Konz was to publish a report after investigating his activities, including paying outside researchers to check public programing for liberal bias. Critics, including broadcasters...