News archive from 5 March 2013

Health Calendar: Learn about colon cancer

COLON CLOSE-UP: Tour the Super Colon, a giant interactive tool, to learn the facts about colon cancer and early detection. The Prevent Cancer Foundation exhibit will be on display from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the...

 

Poking fun at cancer with ‘Real Housewives of Chemotherapy' video

Michael Maryanoff dressed up as a drag queen to direct and act in a short video, “The Real Housewives of Chemotherapy.” He is not a cross-dresser, but — with his clip-on chandelier earrings and a matching turquoise...

 
Actress Geena Davis critical of Oscar host

Actress Geena Davis critical of Oscar host

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Oscar winner Geena Davis says remarks reflecting disrespect for women by the host of the Academy Awards overshadowed the win of an animated film with a strong female character. Davis, star of "Thelma & Louise,"...

 

Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Rolling Meadows police blotter: March 4

The following items were taken from Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove police records. Arlington Heights Theft Maps Arlington Heights, IL, USA Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, USA Rolling Meadows, IL, USA

 

Internet sales tax issue gains steam in Florida Legislature

The cost of buying items on Amazon could rise if the Florida Legislature passes a bill that would require out-of-state online retailers to collect sales tax. For more than a decade, Florida retail leaders have tried unsuccessfully to level the playing...

 

No one injured in two-story home fire

No one was injured in a house fire on Hillyer High Road Sunday night, Anniston firefighters said. The fire occurred at a two-story home at 726 Hillyer High Road at 9:46 p.m., David Randle, Anniston assistant fire chief, said. Randle said the fire...

 

One person treated after house fire

One person was injured in a house fire on Constantine Avenue on Sunday night, according to Anniston firefighters. Assistant Fire Chief David Randle said firefighters were called to a single-story home at 601 Constantine Ave. at 8:27 p.m. Randle said...

 

Woman discovers bullet hole in home

A woman on Friday reported finding a bullet hole in a window at her home, Anniston police said today. The 56-year-old homeowner told police she was doing yard work at her home on the 600 block of Brentwood Drive when she noticed the hole in her...

 

Alabama hunter numbers rise, reversing a 25-year decline

MONTGOMERY — The number of licensed hunters taking to the field in Alabama has increased during the past five years, reflecting national growth in the sport. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has completed a national study on the outdoors and outdoor...

 
Anniston water rates to rise 6 percent in April

Anniston water rates to rise 6 percent in April

slideshow Anniston’s water flows through most of the county, but a new rate increase is likely to stay within city limits. In an announcement released Monday, the Anniston Water Works and Sewer Board said a delayed rise of 6 percent in water rates...

 

Deerfield business profile

Names: Helen Schneider (and the late Abe Schneider) and their daughters, Renee Becker, Sharon Liss. Hometowns: We are all local to the community. Helen, Highland Park; Renee, Northbrook; Sharon, Deerfield Ages: Let's just say we have all grown up in...

 

Highland Park and other local governments watching for sequester impact

Local municipalities are bracing for the trickle-down effects of a federal sequester that threatens to throttle funding for local services and programs. Automatic spending cuts, established in the Budget Control Act of 2011, were ordered March 1 after...

 
Rebecca Hall joins Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany in 'Transcendence'

Rebecca Hall joins Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany in 'Transcendence'

NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Rebecca Hall has joined Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany in the cast "Transcendence," the directorial debut of Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister, Alcon Entertainment announced on Monday. Hall, who played Ben...

 
Adele to sing for James Bond again?

Adele to sing for James Bond again?

Call him the spy who (really) loved her. A week after Adele's "Skyfall" became the first James Bond theme to win the Academy Award for original song, producers for the spy-film franchise have drafted Adele to sing for the next Bond movie, as...

 

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