Daily Archive: August 11, 2013

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Sports

Arenado, Rockies sweep NL Central-leading Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez looks on as the Pirates load the bases but fail to score against the Colorado Rockies in the ninth inning of the Rockies’ 3-2 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) DENVER (AP) – Nolan Arenado hit a go-ahead double in the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat Pittsburgh 3-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Pirates.

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Lifestyle

Beyoncé debuts new ‘Do

Beyonce (Photo/Instagram) (NNPA)–Known for her long, golden-curled locks, music sensation Beyonce has made a big cut. Beyonce, 31, posted three pictures of her recently cut short hair do on her Twitter account Aug. 8. Still keeping her signature blonde hue, she showed her fans just how short she can rock a cut.

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Sports

In steady rain, Bolt reigns again in 100 at worlds

From left, Jamaica’s Kemar Bailey-Cole, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt, USA’s Justin Gatlin, and Jamaica’s Nickel Ashmeade compete in the Men’s 100-meter final at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) by Pat GrahamAP Sports Writer MOSCOW (AP) — His legs were hurting, the rain was pouring and he was trailing late in the race. Doesn’t matter. This is Usain Bolt. And nothing gets in the way of him and first place, especially when he’s driven as he was Sunday night in the 100-meter final at the world championships.

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Entertainment

Weekend Movie Update: Aniston controversial, classic and lovable in ‘We’re the Millers’

Deception is very tricky and it’s even tricker when you take a low budget stripper, a drug dealing 30 year old, a homeless teen girl, and a nerdy naive boy and try to turn them into an all-American family. We’re the Millers tells the story of one man’s desperate attempt to repay a local businessman. In return for being robbed of $40,000 worth of marijuana, which belonged to Brad Gurdlinger (EdHelms), David Clark (Jason Sudeikis) has to retrieve a big drug shipment in Mexico and bring it back to the United States safely.

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Generation Y

LeBron gives back to hometown and alma mater

Miami Heat’s LeBron James greets a young fan while on the way to an interview at his foundation’s second annual “I Promise Family Reunion,” Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Akron Beacon Journal, Phil Masturzo) AKRON, Ohio (AP) — NBA star LeBron James has kicked off another school year in his hometown of Akron with his foundation’s second annual “I Promise Family Reunion.” The LeBron James Family Foundation event has evolved from a bike giveaway to an education initiative that includes nearly 700 students.

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People

Popular singer Eydie Gorme dies at 84

In this May 30,1998 file photo, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme arrive at the black-tie gala called “Thanks Frank” honoring Frank Sinatra in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, File) by Bob ThomasAssociated Press Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eydie Gorme, a popular nightclub and television singer as a solo act and as a team with her husband, Steve Lawrence, has died. She was 84. Gorme, who also had a huge solo hit in 1963 with “Blame it on the Bossa Nova,” died Saturday at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas following a brief, undisclosed illness, said her publicist, Howard Bragman.

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Entertainment

‘Captain America,’ ‘Thor’ strike at Disney expo

This publicity photo released by Walt Disney Studios and Marvel shows Natalie Portman, left, as Jane Foster and Chris Hemsworth as Thor, in Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World.” (AP Photo/Walt Disney Studios/Copyright Marvel, Jay Maidment, File) ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A few friends of “The Avengers” touched down at the D23 Expo. Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins from “Thor: The Dark World” and Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie and Chris Evans from “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” appeared on stage Saturday at the celebration of all things Disney.