TV personality Bryant Gumbel is 65. Sept. 29: Actress Anita Ekberg is 82. Singer Jerry Lee Lewis is 78. Actor Ian McShane is 71. Jazz…
Daily Archive: September 29, 2013
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell flips over as he scores a touchdown during the NFL football game against Minnesota Vikings at Wembley Stadium, London,…
by Joe KayAP Baseball Writer CINCINNATI (AP) – The preliminaries are done. On to Pittsburgh and the playoffs. Jordy Mercer had a triple and an inside-the-park homer, and the Pirates completed a three-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds with a 4-2 victory Sunday that was mostly an afterthought for teams looking ahead to a rematch in Pittsburgh.
Marian Wright Edelman (NNPA)—“There’s something evil in our society that we as Americans have to work to try and eradicate…I would like you to put my trauma center out of business. I really would. I would like to not be an expert on gunshots. Let’s get rid of this. This is not America.” —Dr. Janis Orlowski, MedStar Hospital, after treating gunshot victims of the Navy Yard massacre
This film image released by Sony Pictures Animation shows characters, from left, Earl, voiced by Terry Crews, Flint, voiced by Bill Hader, and Sam, voiced by Anna Faris in a scene from “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.” (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Animation) by Derrik J. LangAP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2″ slurped up the box office. The animated Sony sequel featuring the voices of Bill Hader and Anna Faris opened in first place and earned $35 million in its debut weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. The original “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” was showered with $30.3 million during its opening weekend in 2009.
Elise Wims, The Diva Chef Fall is synonymous with chilly evenings, cool crisp air, and colorful autumn leaves. For many, that brings about total chaos with back to school season in full effect. More and more families are finding it difficult to find time in their busy schedules to put healthy and delicious homemade meals on the table.
ULISH CARTER Think about it. It’s during the 1940s when Blacks are looked upon as dumb monkeys; if not intelligent enough to fight on the front lines, how could they possibly be able to fly plans, let alone be fighter pilots? Black people were not considered to be intelligent enough to hold jobs such as doctors, lawyers, policemen, or any other position that required any kind of intelligence, including sports. They were considered to be just a shade above monkeys.
LOUIS ‘HOP’ KENDRICK There have been an untold number of Black men and women across the years throughout Allegheny County who stood up and spoke out against mistreatment, but what happened? Where are they?
by Alonzo Kittrells (NNPA)—This year is going extremely fast. Some homeowners have already started to put up their Halloween decorations. Merchants, far ahead of themselves, are advertising Thanksgiving food items.