News archive from 11 July 2012

Will Call: Epicenter 2012, Gotye, Garbage and more

A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Epicenter 2012 with Stone Temple Pilots and more, Sept. 22 (Sat.) Wiltern Garbage, Oct. 2; Slash, Oct. 3; Alfie Boe, Oct. 11 (Fri.)...

 

News Guide: Building nuclear power plants

Q: How many nuclear plants are under construction in the U.S.?A: Three. Two nuclear reactors are being built at Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia. Two more reactors are under construction at Plant Summer in central South Carolina. A fifth reactor...

Chron, 17:03 in World News
 

SeaWorld appeals ruling on work with killer whales

ORLANDO, Fla. - SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is appealing a federal judge's ruling that its animal trainers be forbidden from having unprotected contact with killer whales during public performances. The Orlando-based marine park operator said...

 
Bob Kerrey’s comedy-writer wife pens essay for Vogue, but not everyone is laughing 

Bob Kerrey’s comedy-writer wife pens essay for Vogue, but not everyone is laughing 

Not everyone is laughing about an essay that comedy writer Sarah Paley, the wife of U.S. Senate candidate Bob Kerrey, wrote for Vogue magazine. The former "Saturday Night Live" scribe's husband has served as both senator and governor of...

 

Fresh Corn Salad delivers the flavors of summer

Summer would not be summer without crisp, sweet corn straight off the cob. Toss the tender kernels with citrus vinaigrette and you have the perfect side dish to complement any grilled meat. FRESH CORN SALAD 4 ears fresh corn, cleaned and removed from...

 

Looking to liven up traditional crisp? Add rice

Rice adds an interesting twist to this traditional crisp. Serve it warm topped with homemade vanilla ice cream or freshly whipped cream. The recipe is written for peaches and blueberries, but you could mix it up with strawberries, nectarines,...

 

Happy puppy helps veteran cope with stress disorder

Among motorcycles in all states of disassembly, the smell of motor oil and rumbling engines at south Orlando's Motorcycle Mechanics Institute walks a perky-eared and freckled pit-bull mix named Zoey. The 2-year-old canine isn't a roughneck biker's...

 

Concordia captain: distraction figured in crash

ROME The captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia says he was distracted by a phone conversation just before the cruise liner crashed into a reef off an Italian island. Francesco Schettino told private Italian TV channel Canale 5 in an interview...

 
Winn Dixie Make A Meal Deal: $10 for 10 items (Totino's pizzas, rolls, drink & dessert)

Winn Dixie Make A Meal Deal: $10 for 10 items (Totino's pizzas, rolls, drink & dessert)

This is a really good deal from Winn Dixie starting tomorrow. Pay $10 for 6 Totino's party pizzas and get the following items for free: Little Debbie snack cakes of your choice Totino's pizza rolls 15 count Lindy's Italian ice 6 pack your choice of 1...

 

1.2 million Floridians get free health screenings

Because of the healthcare reform act, more than 1.2 million Florida seniors and disabled persons received at least one preventive service during the first half of 2012 without having to pay anything out-of-pocket, the U.S. Department of Health and...

 

Concordia captain: distraction figured in crash

ROME -- The captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia says he was distracted by a phone conversation just before the cruise liner crashed into a reef off an Italian island. Francesco Schettino told private Italian TV channel Canale 5 in an interview...

 

Anthony Hopkins to Play Russell Crowe's Grandfather in 'Noah'

TheWrap.com - Anthony Hopkins is going to play Russell Crowe's grandfather in "Noah." "The Silence of the Lambs" Oscar-winner will take on the part of Methuselah in Darren Aronofsky's biblical epic, a spokeswoman for Paramount...

 

UK police: Wealthy socialite found dead in London

LONDON (AP) — Eva Rausing, one of Britain's richest women, was found dead in her west London home and a man has been arrested in connection with her death, British police said Tuesday.Rausing, 48, was the American-born wife of Hans Kristian Rausing,...

Chron, 17:08 in World News
 

NASCAR - Camping World - American Ethanol 200 Preview

Date: Saturday, July 14th Start Time: 8:30 p.m. (ET) Site: Iowa Speedway (2009) -- Newton, Iowa Track: 0.875-mile oval - 1,075 feet (Frontstretch); 869 feet (Backstretch) Laps: 200 Miles: 175 Capacity: 56,000 (Grandstand Seating) Total purse: $460,961...

 

IndyCar fines Conway's team for illegal fuel cell

INDIANAPOLIS -- IndyCar has penalized A.J. Foyt Racing for an illegal fuel cell in Mike Conway's car at Toronto. Foyt was fined $15,000 and the team was docked 10 points on Tuesday. Conway finished third in Sunday's race at Toronto. The infraction was...

 

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