Daily Archive: September 7, 2013

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Entertainment

Arsenio fulfills his dream with late-night return

This Nov. 3, 2012 file photo shows Arsenio Hall performing at “Eddie Murphy: One Night Only,” a celebration of Murphy’s career in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Did fate decree that Arsenio Hall would return to late night after two decades’ absence?

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Sports

Steel Sensations…2013 Steelers Week by Week Season Preview

In this Dec. 23, 2012 file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Ryan Clark stands on the sidelines late the fourth quarter of a Steelers’ 13-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals in Pittsburgh. Clark has never been afraid to speak his mind. That blunt honesty _ and a work ethic forged from a decade in the NFL _ is one of the reasons his teammates made the veteran a captain for the first time in his career. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File) The official start of the 2013 Steelers season is a mere days away. There are various predictions regarding the Steelers this season, from missing the playoffs to getting to the Super Bowl and anything in-between. I too am on the fence as to which way this season will go and while one can’t project injuries or erratic play, an attempt to predict each game in advance can be made with a little bit of reasoning and a dose of logic.

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People

Sofia Vergara is still the highest-earning TV actress

Actress Sofia Vergara poses on the red carpet before attending the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California on September 18, 2011.(CNN Photo/Tom Larson) by Breeanna Hare (CNN)–For the second year in a row, Sofia Vergara tops Forbes magazine’s list of the highest-earning actress on primetime TV.

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Opinion

D.C. marches were inclusive up to a point

GEORGE E. CURRY (NNPA)—Organizers of the two recent marches on Washington—one called by Al Sharpton and Martin Luther King III and the other engineered primarily by King’s sister, Bernice—almost stumbled over one another praising the diversity of their respective marches. However, not one addressed the elephant in the room: Why was more emphasis placed on bringing in groups that were not part of the push for jobs and freedom in 1963 than assembling a broad coalition of Black leaders? To be even more direct: How can you justify excluding Minister Louis Farrakhan? After all, he managed to draw more Black men to the nation’s capital on Oct. 16, 1995 than the combined crowds at the 1963 March on Washington, the Sharpton-led march on Aug. 24 and the Aug. 28 commemorative march. In fact, the Million Man March at least doubled their combined attendance.

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International

Pancho the Pelican an urban celebrity in Havana

“Pancho the Pelican,” right, looks at his adopted mother Magela Guerrero, holding her puppy Rome at her home in Havana on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa) by Andrea RodriguezAssociated Press Writer HAVANA (AP) — Pancho the Pelican apparently prefers the company of humans to his own kind, and the grit of the big city to a life spent soaring through the breeze above the Caribbean Sea.