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  • Rhode Island Democratic candidate tells Obama he can 'take his endorsement and really shove it'

     
    In 1977, Johnny Paycheck had a No. 1 hit with the David Allen Coe-penned "Take This Job and Shove It." Thirty-three years later, Frank Caprio, the Democratic nominee for Rhode Island governor, is echoing the sentiments by telling President Obama......
  • Juan Williams, Rick Sanchez, Mel Gibson and our fickle moral appraisals

     
    It’s hard to imagine three guys who are more different than Juan Williams, Mel Gibson and Rick Sanchez. You’d never expect to see them in the same buddy comedy (although maybe Johnny Knoxville could somehow work them all into “Jackass......
  • LVC notes--Nosovitch honors, Central rankings, Becahi video

     
    ESPNHS, the high school wing of the ESPN empire, has named Central Catholic quarterback Brendan Nosovitch (right) a preseason first-team all-state pick for Pennsylvania and a second-team All-East Region pick. The East region consists of players from...
  • R.I.P. Fluffy: Guinness record-holding reticulated python, 24 feet long, dies at Columbus Zoo

     
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio zoo said the longest snake living in captivity has died. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said workers found the 24-foot python Wednesday morning dead from an apparent tumor. The snake, named Fluffy, held the Guinness......
  • Orlando Magic vs. Utah Jazz live chat

     
    We're chatting tonight during the Magic and Jazz game, per usual. I'm done selling people on coming in and joining the chat — if you're not doing it by now, then frankly it's your loss. All are welcomed to join, even people from Rhode Island. Utah...
  • '30 Rock' recap: Goo goo, ga ga, it's time to clean up Washington

     
    Would you sell your soul for the perfect pair of jeans? This was the moral conundrum faced by Liz Lemon on Thursday night's "30 Rock." At a hip boutique called "Brooklyn Without Limits," she finds jeans that give her the......
  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ gets boost from Scarlett Johansson, Florida

     
    "Saturday Night Live" enjoyed a bit of a resurgence last night in what has been a weak season. The show drew on the headlines and a game, fun host in Scarlett Johansson. The show opened by spoofing President Barack Obama's trip to Asia. "Weekend Update"...
  • All in the family: Columbus Zoo's new Burmese python is daughter of late Guinness record-holder Fluffy

     
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio zoo says a new resident has big snakeskin shoes to fill. Weeks after announcing the death of the longest snake in captivity, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said Wednesday it had acquired the python's smaller......
  • Jeb Bush’s third national education summit underway in D.C.

     
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush's Foundation for Excellence in Education opened its third-annual national education summit this morning in Washington, D.C. The two-day event is drawing some big names (in addition to Bush), including N.J. Gov. Chris Christie and U.S....
  • Magic open last of pledged gyms as part of new arena deal

     
    To secure public financing for the new $480 million arena, the Orlando Magic pledged to build five new local gyms in return, and Monday the team delivered by opening its final facility at Mildred Dixon Community Park in Winter Garden. The gyms,...
  • Recall Alert: 1998-2002 Honda Passport

     
    Honda announced today it???s recalling 35,984 Passport SUVs from the 1998-2002 model years because of suspension brackets that could corrode. In cold-weather regions where road salt is extensively used, the forward mounting bracket for the rear suspension...