| May 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The indie film festival Dances With Films is celebrating its sweet 16th anniversary this year.
The festival, which annually attracts some 8,000 attendees, will feature nearly 100 films from around the world including 60 world premieres, as well as...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Ten Years Ago
In a measure prompted by five prostitution arrests at local businesses the previous year, in January 2003 the City Council voted to approve an urgency ordinance placing a 180-day moratorium on giving permits to massage establishments. Among...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:44 AM
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Accused cannibal guilty but not...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:05 AM
It's the end of the world as we know and New Zealand feels fine. Yup, it's official the Mayan Apocalypse has snubbed Oceanian and the rest of the world will likely make it through Dec. 21 in one piece. (Shocking I know). The Mayan Calendar has run out...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Miss Universe is getting her own fragrance from an Aventura scent-maker.
Neil J. Katz has signed a deal with Donald Trump's pageant franchise to create a line of branded fragrances inspired by Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA.
"For us in...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:41 AM
The winners of the Miss Indiana USA and Miss Indiana Teen USA pageants were crowned Sunday.
The winners were selected after a two-day pageant at the Renaissance North Hotel in Carmel, Ind.
Emily Hart, of Fort Wayne, was awarded the title of Miss...
| Jan 2, 2012
The mood was festive at the Genesis Center in downtown Gary over the weekend as Karen Freeman-Wilson was sworn in as mayor, but in the estimation of many observers, she and her city are on borrowed time.
Seated on the dais at the center of a row of newly...
| May 11, 2012
Karina Brez is Miss Florida USA 2012 and will compete for Miss USA on June 3 at Planet Hollywood Resort in Las Vegas. The competition will be shown on NBC.
To keep her figure toned for pageant competitions, she works out for 2 ½ hours seven days a week...
| Oct 3, 2010
Too hot for a locker room chat? Too flirty to fly? While most of us will shuffle off this mortal coil without suffering from this kind of discrimination, a certain aesthetically pleasing subset of society is forced to suffer the slings and arrows of being...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 8:58 PM
The contestant from Maryland was the runner-up in the Miss USA pageant Sunday in Las Vegas.
Miss Maryland USA Nana Meriwether, a 27-year-old from Potomac, finished second to Rhode Island's Olivia Culpo at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Miss Maryland, you did us proud.
Sunday night in Las Vegas, 27-year-old Nana Meriwether, from Potomac, finished as the runner-up in the 2012 Miss USA pageant. The title went to Miss Rhode Island, 20-year-old Olivia Culpo.
Clearly, Meriwether didn't lose...