Daily Archive: November 14, 2013



PBS renews ‘Tavis Smiley’ talk show for 2 seasons

This undated image from video released by PBS shows host Tavis Smiley, right, during an interview with Hillary Rodham Clinton on “Tavis Smiley Reports.” PBS is renewing the late-night talk show “Tavis Smiley” for two years. (AP Photo/PBS, File) by Lynn ElberAP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tavis Smiley says PBS is renewing his late-night talk show for two years. That will keep the “Tavis Smiley” show airing through 2015 on public TV stations nationwide, Smiley said Wednesday. The program is in its 10th season.



Obama must calm fears on health law

The attacks against President Barack Obama’s health-care law’s rollout will likely intensify now that millions of Americans are losing health insurance plans he repeatedly said they could keep under his signature Affordable Care Act. Obama on Thursday apologized to those who are losing health insurance plans.



T-Real making music on his terms…Focuses on love, world peace, fun

T-REAL Tajah Russell wasn’t interested in trucks and dirt piles like most eight-year-old boys. The prolific entertainer knew he wanted to follow in the footsteps of his older brother, Donald “DJ” Russell and pursue a rap career. “DJ loved rap too, but he was a family man who had a vision to help his younger brother live out his dream,” said Donald Russell Sr., who serves as his son Tajah, “T-Real” Russell’s manager. “DJ was Taj’s number one fan and biggest supporter.”



Florida State QB investigated in sexual assault

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston watches on the sidelines as his team plays Wake Forest in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. Florida State won 59-3. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond) by Gary FineoutAssociated Press Writer TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is under investigation in an alleged sexual assault reported nearly a nearly a year ago. The university and Winston’s attorney confirmed Wednesday that the Tallahassee Police Department is conducting an investigation.