Top Editors Abruptly Leave Village Voice Will Bourne, who became editor in chief of The Village Voice in November, and Jessica Lustig, the deputy editor since January, are leaving the weekly publication. They met with the staff at 11 a.m. on Thursday and said that Christine Brennan, executive editor of Voice Media Group, had instructed them to lay off or drastically reduce the roles of five employees on the 20-person staff. More
Yahoo Close to Hiring Departing AOL Executive Yahoo is expected soon to hire a new chief of its crucial Americas division from Internet rival AOL Inc., said a person familiar with the matter. Ned Brody, who was the top advertising-sales executive at AOL, has resigned from the post to pursue "other opportunities," AOL said on Thursday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. More
Rutgers lawyer resigns as board looks at issues A Rutgers University lawyer resigned Thursday amid growing anger that he was still employed after approving a decision in December to suspend rather than fire basketball coach Mike Rice, even though he was aware of a video showing the coach hitting, kicking and taunting players.... More
Ron Johnson Out as J.C. Penney Chief After a troublesome, 17-month run, Ron Johnson is out as chief executive of J.C. Penney, and with that, the most closely watched revival effort in retail in recent memory is in danger of disintegrating. More
The Democrats' would-be Karl Rove The former Obama campaign manager is stepping out of the shadows -- and onto other Democrats' toes. 02/23/2014 - 10:14 pm | View Link
'So sweet of Bob Saget to dress up!' John Stamos jokes about celebrating turning 50 with his Full House co-star... as he poses with drag queen The former Full House star celebrated his birthday a few days early at the ... false eye lashes and red bee-stung lips and a furry white coat that had a life of its own. While the date in drag was obviously a highlight of the weekend birthday festivities ... 08/11/2013 - 4:26 pm | View Link
Brooke Mueller twice went to rehab for crystal meth addiction while PREGNANT with twins Bob and Max Bob and Max were present in the house during the incident on May 1. Officers called the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, who were reported have had an open case on the troubled mother. Upon making the call to Family Services ... 05/14/2013 - 5:42 am | View Link
White House Counsel Bob Bauer to step down Bauer “did a really great job of focusing the White House counsel’s office on the mission of being the president’s lawyers first, ensuring the administration was accomplishing its goals consistent with the law and giving advice about how to make that ... 06/2/2011 - 8:54 am | View Link
Bob Bauer stepping down as White House counsel Reporting from Washington — White House Counsel Bob Bauer is stepping down from his West Wing post, the Obama administration announced Thursday. Bauer will return to private practice at the firm Perkins Coie, where he will continue to advise ... 06/2/2011 - 4:34 am | View Link
White House Counsel Bob Bauer to step down White House Counsel Bob Bauer will step down from his post and return to private practice, where he will assist President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign, the White House announced Thursday. Kathryn Ruemmler, the current principal deputy counsel to ... 06/2/2011 - 4:25 am | View Link
Bob Vila Home improvement projects, featured products, tip library, bulletin board, designer tools, and information about television programs hosted by Bob Vila. 04/17/2014 - 6:54 pm | View Website
Robert Mugabe Robert Gabriel Mugabe is a Zimbabwean revolutionary and politician who is the President of Zimbabwe. As one of the leaders of the rebel groups against white minority ... 04/17/2014 - 6:25 pm | View Website
Bob Vila Home Improvement Forums Sewer Pipe damage under concrete . Huge Cedar trees close to the house, we had a back up from sewer and two Plumbers later confirming that the roots went under the ... 04/17/2014 - 5:00 pm | View Website
mris.com | If you have a received a message like this, please do NOT click the link in the email. MRIS is investigating this matter. 04/17/2014 - 10:33 am | View Website
The White House This week, the President honored Equal Pay Day and signed two executive orders to support efforts to level the playing field for women, pushed for better access to ... 04/17/2014 - 1:22 am | View Website
Mock Paper Scissors: A tongue-in-cheek look at what some bottom-of-the-barrel Republicans are doing these days.
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What Would Jack Do?: When is a freeloader not a freeloader? It all depends what color he -- and the President -- are.
The Immoral Minority: Sarah Palin lends her inimitable presence to some obscure Republican campaigns.
A Ft. Meyers man is facing two counts of attempted second degree murder and one count of battery after assaulting a jogger and then hitting two women with his car while taking his daughter to school.
Eric Noel Montez, 28, was driving his 7 year-old daughter to school when a jogger tapped his car believing Monetz had driven too close to him.
By Jemima Kelly
(Reuters) – Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over.
Jules Melancon, the last remaining oyster fisherman on an island dotted with colorful houses on stilts, says he has not found a single oyster alive in his leases in the area since the leak and relies on an onshore oyster nursery to make a living.
He and others in the southern U.
City Council members demanded answers from a South Carolina mayor who fired a veteran police chief because she’s a lesbian.
Latta Mayor Earl Bullard fired Police Chief Crystal Moore on Tuesday, saying the 20-year veteran had drawn seven reprimands — but a city councilwoman said the mayor issued all of those reprimands in one day, the first in her career.
City Council members told WBTW-TV that Bullard holds a vendetta against Moore because she investigated the mayor’s most recent hire – and because she’s openly a lesbian.
One of the city councilmen, Jared Taylor, said he recorded the mayor making anti-LGBT remarks during a phone conversation.
“I would much rather have, and I will say this to anybody’s face, somebody who drank and drank too much taking care of my child than I had somebody whose lifestyle is questionable around children,” Bullard says in the recording.
“Because that ain’t the damn way it’s supposed to be,” the mayor continues.
Just because you’re leaving Congress at the end of the year doesn’t mean you can shirk your sworn duties to take your spouses on enviable trips overseas. The skeptics among us may assume these luxury jaunts are just free vacations for departing members, but that’s simply not true. Read full article >>