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Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
 
Pujols' complaint that organization was not committed to him is ridiculous. Let's count the ways
 
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he will use his wealth to build the world's largest airplane as a mobile platform for launching satellites at low cost.
 
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Deidre Pujols insists 10-year offer to Albert Pujols wasn't guaranteed; club disputes that.
 
Midtown Manhattan is famously overpriced. But it doesn't have to be.
 
 
Martin Scorsese's lavish 3D family film "Hugo" and the black-and-white ode to silent cinema "The Artist" topped the list of nominees for the 17th Critics Choice Awards, earning 11 nominations each from the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the organization announced today. Both films were nominated for best picture prize, along with "The Descendants," "Drive," "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," "The Help," "Midnight in Paris," "Moneybal...
 
Kwame Brown is going to make $7 million this season. That's how much the Golden State Warriors have agreed to pay the free-agent center in a one-year contract announced Tuesday. Lakers fans might want to let that sink in for a minute. Fans of the Washington Wizards, Memphis Grizzlies and Detroit Pistons might have some trouble digesting the news as well. But fans of the Charlotte Bobcats, Brown's most recent employer, may a little less ag...
 
 
Facebook has a new service that will enable users of the social network to report friends who have expressed suicidal thoughts and make sure they get an offer of help from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Friends will be able to report suicidal behavior by clicking a report option next to any content on the site and choosing suicidal content under the harmful behavior option, Facebook spokesman Frederic Wolens told Reuters. Facebook will...
 
Roger Corman was Hollywood's original indy rebel filmmaker
 
 
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Sheriff?s detectives are investigating the slaying of a father of three by a home invasion robber who locked the man?s family in a bedroom of their home near Arcadia. The man, his wife and three children, ages 3, 5, and 6, were returning home to the 11000 block of Kristi Court about 8 p.m. Monday when they were confronted by an armed man who demanded cash, according to an L.A. County Sheriff's Department report. The father, whose name was not...
 
 
Shortly after three Florida A&M University marching band members appeared before a judge Tuesday to face hazing charges in Florida, an attorney for the Decatur woman they are accused of beating said the school did not do enough to protect her from a known culture of violence.
 
The Connally oaks finally may get the showcase that many of their fans say they deserve. The stand of old trees, surrounded by other species in a nearly 30-acre urban forest in the heart of East Point, usually goes unnoticed.
 
 
Park Tae-joon, a former army officer tapped by South Korea's military leader to start a steel company in the late 1960s that became Posco, the world's third-largest steelmaker, died Tuesday at age 84.
 
Only thing that could save him is the sympathetic intervention of a globe-trotting owner.
 
 
Supporters of easing US sanctions on Cuba concede a proposal by Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart is likely to be approved.
 
Georgia has received a $4.1 million grant to continue work on a high-speed rail project linking Atlanta to Charlotte, N.C.
 
 
The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday that all 50 states and Washington, D.C., should pass laws banning cell phone use in cars ? including hands-free use ? except in emergency situations. That was one of the conclusions the...
 
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The Occupy protests that disrupted operations at ports along the West Coast Monday met with a mixed reaction from dockworkers. The protests were not endorsed by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union or the other major unions operating at the ports. A spokesman for ILWU, Craig Merrilees, said the union has specific rules about when it can agree to support a protest. "This was not a picket line under the legal terms of the curren...
 
Holiday cookies: Bourbon balls
 
 
Orange County's home pricing got hit with autmun's chill, as builders had a record-worst sales month. DataQuick reported this morning that 2,297 residence sold in November. That is up 1.8% from a year ago. That gain came at a price. Literally....
 
The Columbus City Council committed to curbside recycling citywide last night, agreeing to purchase the first $4.1?million worth of carts for the new program. The contract with Rumpke to empty those bins will go before the council next year after members approve the 2012 budget, probably in February, said Columbus Public Service Director Mark Kelsey. The contract would cost about $2.6?million next year for recycling and about $2.9?million per yea...
 
 
As Georgia?s only public medical college expands to meet the state's demand for more doctors, school officials saw a drastic increase in applicants for next year's class.
 
Charlotte Stoudt reviews Troubadour Theater Company's latest mash-up, 'A Christmas Westside Story' at the Falcon Theatre.
 
 
For the sixth consecutive year, Fullerton's Maverick Theater has unfurled its signature Christmas show, a parody of the 1964 B-movie "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians." While most seasonal stage productions are meant to warm the heart, this staging...
 
SANTA ANA ? Anand Dalal sat in the second row of a Santa Ana courtroom Tuesday surrounded by friends but looking confused as his attorney entered a plea of not guilty on his behalf to a felony charge of battery resulting in serious injury. Anand,...
 
 
The 1st District Court of Appeals in Tallahassee ruled in favor of the owners of a new Gretna race track on Tuesday and refused to stay their barrel racing games as opponents challenge the activity on the grounds that it...
 
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Prices dropped in November, spurring more investors into action in the Southern California housing market, DataQuick Information Systems reported Tuesday. The number of homes sold last month rose 0.3% from October, unusual in that home sales usually...
 
-CYPRESS, Jeff Hathcock: My blood boiled when I heard that California state Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, is calling for a boycott of Lowe's stores and threatening legislative action unless Lowe's apologizes to Muslims and reinstates Lowe's ads...
 
 
The six-minute prologue of Christopher Nolan?s ?The Dark Knight Rises? premiered last night, seven months before the film is slated to hit theaters. What did viewers think of the early footage?