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1 hr ago | The Oregonian

Newberg's 99W Drive-In Theatre named to National Register of Historic Places

Brian Francis, owner of the Newberg 99 W Drive In, watches a movie from the projection booth in August 1999.


Related Topix: Newberg, OR, Rock Hudson, Entertainment, Television, Movies

6 hrs ago | The Nation

Junta chief defends make-up of National Legislative Assembly

THE JUNTA chief Friday night defended the composition of the National Legislative Assembly, which critics say has too many military figures.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

10 hrs ago | Super Chevy Magazine

A Look at the National Corvette Museum Sinkhole Disaster - Sinking Feeling

The sinkhole is on the west side of the sphere in the Skydome and measures 40 feet in diameter and 60 feet deep.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

13 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Liu Wen, director of CCTV-9, detained in corruption probe

Liu Wen, who supervised the production of A Bite of China, was being held by authorities over financial misdoings.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

17 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Gas blasts kill 25, injure 267 in Taiwanese port

At least 25 people were killed and 267 injured when underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday, as they searched for the cause.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Entertainment, Television, Fire, Air Accidents, Explosion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Another week of heat forecast for Northwest

Forecasters say dry weather with above-normal temperatures will continue into next week in the Northwest.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Weather, Clarkston, WA, Asotin, WA, Fire, Spokane County, WA

The Detroit News

Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questions

Business heads, local government leaders and state elected officials are nearly unanimous in their support of Proposition 1-14 on Tuesday's statewide ballot.


Related Topix: Michigan, Wayne County, MI, Tax, Entertainment, Television, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Fire Rescue Magazine

Over 200 Injured in Taiwan Gas Explosions

A series of gas explosions on the streets of a southern Taiwanese city killed 15 people and injured 228 others late Thursday night, authorities said.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Entertainment, Television, Fire, Explosion


Indian Woman Beaten to Death for 'Witchcraft'

While witch hunts may seem to be dusty relics of a bygone age, the persecution, torture and execution of suspected witches continue in many places to the present day.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Agriculture, Science

Fire Rescue Magazine

NTSB Criticizes Response to New Jersey Derailment

Systemic errors led to a 2012 train derailment in New Jersey that released a dangerous gas into the air, sickening residents and emergency responders, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday in a scathing report.


Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Train Disaster, Entertainment, Television, Boat Disaster, Paulsboro, NJ

The New York Observer

'Black Mirror': A 'Twilight Zone' for the Modern Age

Do you love the creepy parables of The Twilight Zone , but find the Soviet-era paranoia of "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street" a little less than relevant? Than you seriously need to be watching Black Mirror , a British show from Channel 4 which has been running both of its two seasons on Directv , yet for reason's that defy explanation, has ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

NEI Nuclear Notes

Why U.S. Needs Nuclear As Part of 'All of the Above' Energy Strategy

The following is a guest post by Glenn McCullough, Jr. He served as Mayor of Tupelo, Mississippi and was Chairman of TVA from 2001 - 2005.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Tupelo, MS, Entertainment, Television, Weather


Southern New Mexico preparing for possible floods

Authorities in southern New Mexico are preparing for possible flooding amid more storms scheduled to hit the state.


Related Topix: Dona Ana County, NM, Weather, Entertainment, Television

The National Radio Talent System Adds 70 Students To The Radio 'Farm System'

With the close of the KBA WKU RADIO TALENT INSTITUTE YESTERDAY at WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY in BOWLING GREEN, seventy aspiring broadcasters have completed this year's four institutes of THE NATIONAL RADIO TALENT SYSTEM this SUMMER.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Western Kentucky University, Pennsylvania, University of Georgia, Appalachian State University

CBC News

Beef sustainability defended by farmers

Canadian cattle producers are working to make beef a more sustainable food source, say farmers in the wake of a study that shows beef production is far more environmentally damaging than other food production.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Canada

Competition watchdog suspends French rugby deal

In a further controversial move affecting the French pay-TV industry, following the decision by broadcast regulator the Conseil superieur de l'audiovisuel to deny applications from three channels to migrate from pay-TV channels on France's digital terrestrial TV platform to become free-to-air, France's competition watchdog, the Autorite de la ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Another Tornado Confirmed In West Virgina

Johnstown , West Virginia Another tornado has been confirmed in West Virginia. The National Weather Service says a twister touched down Sunday night near the southeastern Harrison County community of Johnstown.


Related Topix: Upper Falls, WV, Weather, Entertainment, Television, Harrison County, WV, St. Albans, WV

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Ohio Legislature's request denied in voting case

A federal judge has denied the Ohio Legislature's request to become part of a lawsuit challenging early voting rules in the key swing state.


Related Topix: Ohio Government, Ohio, Entertainment, Television


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate targets Latino TV audience

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC will target the rising tide of Hispanic homebuyers and sellers with a partnership with Spanish-language TV network Vme TV that has a presence in 70 million U.S. households.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

New Media Journal

Winning a Lose/Lose War

Victor Davis Hanson is the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Residence in Classics and Military History at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a professor of Classics Emeritus at California State University, Fresno, and a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services.


Related Topix: Stanford University, Fresno, CA, Cal State Fresno, Hillsdale College, Israel, World News, Middle East, Entertainment, Television