News archive from 28 April 2015

Pink Martini, Jake Shimabukuro among popular shows returning to Anchorage

Pink Martini, Jake Shimabukuro among popular shows returning to Anchorage

The Anchorage Concert Association will bring up some of the best-selling acts from previous years for the 2015-16 season, announced on April 27, including Pink Martini, Jake Shimabukuro, Bela Fleck, the Capitol Steps and the musical “Mamma Mia.”  The...

 

Got $1.3 million? Buy Atlanta's oldest home

ATLANTA -- A piece of Atlanta history is on the market. And a seven-figure sum can land you a home unlike any other. "This house was built in 1839," said Ben Hirsh, the Realtor aiming to sell it. "It is the oldest home in Atlanta, and I...

 
3 ex-Treasury secretaries say gridlock harms economy

3 ex-Treasury secretaries say gridlock harms economy

BEVERLY HILLS -- Political gridlock and income inequality are hamstringing an otherwise strong, recovering U.S. economy, three former Treasury secretaries warned here Monday. And while the technology revolution is creating wealth, it also runs the...

 
Cavaliers rule Kevin Love out for Eastern Conference semifinals

Cavaliers rule Kevin Love out for Eastern Conference semifinals

The Cleveland Cavaliers got bad news when Kevin Love was diagnosed with a dislocated left shoulder. USA TODAY Sports breaks down what the injury could mean for the Cavaliers going forward. Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (dislocated left...

Usa Today, 19:53 in Sport
 
U.S. families and aid groups send support to Nepal

U.S. families and aid groups send support to Nepal

People and aid groups across the United States are stepping up to help Nepal as the death toll soars past 4,000 from Saturday's massive earthquake there. Search-and-rescue personnel, medical teams and other trained American workers deployed soon after...

 
Vermont rallies for Nepal earthquake relief

Vermont rallies for Nepal earthquake relief

BURLINGTON, Vt. — A group of Vermonters, mostly teenagers, gathered in the drizzle of a cold spring Burlington afternoon Monday to mark the losses of the earthquake in Nepal. Two white sheets of poster paper had been laid on the ground as a hand-drawn...

 
Cavs' J.R. Smith, Celtics' Kelly Olynyk suspended for Game 4 incidents

Cavs' J.R. Smith, Celtics' Kelly Olynyk suspended for Game 4 incidents

The unwise play of J.R. Smith struck at the absolute worst time for the Cleveland Cavaliers. The NBA suspended Smith without pay for the first two games of the Eastern Conference semifinals after he wildly swung his right arm and made contact with...

Usa Today, 20:33 in Sport
 
Orioles-White Sox postponed; MLB exploring options for remaining games

Orioles-White Sox postponed; MLB exploring options for remaining games

The Baltimore Orioles postponed Monday's game against the Chicago White Sox after protests in the area around Camden Yards turned violent. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake later declared a weeklong, citywide curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.,...

Usa Today, 20:52 in Sport
 

Legislature's plan balances 2015 budget by draining $1.3 billion education fund

The budget approved by the Alaska Legislature Monday would drain a $1.3 billion account set aside to provide school districts some measure of financial stability. The plan would end the “forward funding” of kindergarten-though-12th grade public...

 
Stephen Hawking shares scientific theory about Zayn Malik

Stephen Hawking shares scientific theory about Zayn Malik

Heartbroken Zayn Malik fans just got some great news — thanks to theoretical physics. Stephen Hawking beamed into Sydney Opera House Saturday night via hologram to speak about his life, his many accomplishments, his struggles with ALS and … One...

 
In-flight magazines no place for Anchorage mayor to look for addiction policy ideas

In-flight magazines no place for Anchorage mayor to look for addiction policy ideas

Reclining at cruising altitude, Dan Sullivan, Anchorage mayor and bar owner, flipped through Alaska Airlines magazine and stumbled upon the solution to our city’s problems with alcohol dependence. Schick Shadel Hospital boasted “the No. 1 success rate...

 
Powerful images from the Baltimore riots

Powerful images from the Baltimore riots

Social media has been flooded with images from the riots that erupted in Baltimore Monday, just hours after the funeral for Freddie Gray. Gray died from a spinal injury he sustained while in police custody.

 
'Dancing' sends home high-scoring celeb

'Dancing' sends home high-scoring celeb

Dancing With the Stars is driving us crazy! Last week, host Tom Bergeron said we should expect a double elimination this week, but then on Monday he announced that double-ditching has been moved to next week's Tuesday results show. Are you following?...

 

UAA's multi-eventers shine on Day 1 of GNAC meet

UAA women have a shot at filling the heptathlon podium after their opening-day performances Monday in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Multi Championships landed them in the top three spots through four of seven events. Karolin Anders, a...

 

Gangs target stores, beat a photographer

BALTIMORE – Gangs of looters, some armed with crowbars, roamed an increasingly lawless city Monday, smashing windows, stealing sneakers and beating a photographer who dared to take their photos. Looters operated with impunity, sometimes within half a...

 
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