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John Powell

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  • Oscar nominations: ‘King’s Speech’ dominates, ‘True Grit’ and ‘Social Network’ do well

     
    The usual suspects' named were trotted out when the nominations for the 83rd Academy Award were announced this morning. We're talking “The Social Network,” “Black Swan” “The King's Speech” (12 nominations, leading the...
  • You be the juror

     
    The news story: At a Crest Hill party last fall to celebrate the life of a person who had committed suicide, Jimmy Mounts announced a party game — $5 to anyone who would let Tiffany Startz punch them in the......
  • Questions about photos of a brawl and a ballet

     
    This week, readers raised questions about the authenticity of two photos that appeared in the print edition -- both of them from the Reuters news service. In each, the readers thought the image was puzzling and must have been digitally......
  • Parents attend board meeting to protest proposed closure of Richmond Heights Elementary

     
    The Orange County School Board is discussing a plan that would close tiny Richmond Heights Elementary in downtown Orlando in exchange for a new Eccleston Elementary that could accommodate students from both schools. On Tuesday, about two dozen parents...
  • George Miller on 'Happy Feet 2,' animation and 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

     
    Director George Miller discusses "Happy Feet 2" and "Mad Max: Fury Road."...
  • 'Tintin,' 'Puss in Boots,' 'Cars 2' among nominees for top Annie Award

     
    "Cars 2," "Puss in Boots" and "The Adventures of Tintin" are among the 10 films that will compete for the best feature prize at the 39th Annie Awards, the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today. The other contenders...
  • WFTV’s ‘Case Against Casey Anthony’ wins Emmy

     
    The folks at WFTV-Channel 9 made a terrific showing when Emmys were handed out over the weekend. The ABC affiliate won six categories and took home 18 statuuettes. WFTV's “Case Against Casey Anthony” was named best crime program by the Sun...
  • Report: Man Threw Gasoline On Sheriff's Deputies

    Report: Man Threw Gasoline On Sheriff's Deputies
    A man is sitting in Sacramento County Jail after allegedly throwing gasoline on deputies attempting to serve him with an eviction notice. Officers responded to the 4400 block of Old Dairy Drive last Wednesday to service 54-year-old John Powell with an...
  • Former GOP Chairman Powell reappears on scene

     
    Former Suffolk Republican chairman John Powell, who helped launch George Pataki???s tenure as governor but later ran afoul of the law, has begun reappearing on the local political circuit, at least at the grassroots level. Powell was spotted on......
  • Candidate blasted as GOP front: Is he really a Democrat?

     
    Since his rival, Assemb. Patricia Eddington of Medford (left), is an enrolled member of the Working Families Party, Dean T. Hough of Coram likes to tell Democratic voters he???s the only member of their party in the 3rd A.D.......