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Cyd Charisse Dies From Heart Attack

Cyd Charisse Dies From Heart Attack

Cyd Charisse, a famous actress and dancer who can be see in such classic films as Singin’ in the Rain, has died. She was 86 years old and passed away after a heart attack in Los Angeles. Born Tula Ellice Finklea, the Texas native studied classical ballet from a young age, touring with the legendary Ballets Russes starting at age 14. Later, having taken on the stage name Cyd Charisse (a combination of her childhood nickname and the surname of … Continue reading

Dean Corll – Houston Mass Murders : Victim Names Still Unknown

Dean Corll – Houston Mass Murders : Victim Names Still Unknown

HOUSTON (AP) — One after another, as a steamy summer evening faded from dusk to darkness, the bodies of young boys were pulled from the dirt floor of boat stall No. 11. By night’s end on Aug. 8, 1973, eight corpses had been recovered from makeshift graves. The next day, nine more were discovered inside the corrugated metal shed in southwest Houston. Another 10 bodies were found on remote High Island beach, 80 miles east of Houston, and in a … Continue reading

Appalachian State Gunman

Appalachian State University locked down all campus buildings for more than an hour Monday as authorities searched for a man who was seen carrying a gun nearby. Officials lifted the lockdown shortly after 6:30 p.m., after no further sightings of the suspect were reported. “Both Appalachian State police and Boone police have been consulting, and they think that the threat no longer remains,” said school spokeswoman Lynn Drury. Officials asked students to use caution as they left campus, which is … Continue reading

Giants Officially Sign Sammy Knight

Giants Officially Sign Sammy Knight

The Giants have officially signed S Sammy Knight. According to someone familiar with the terms of the deal, it’s a three-year, $5.15-million contract with a $1.25-million signing bonus. Not a bad deal for both sides after Knight signed a one-year, $820k deal with Jacksonville last year. The person familiar with the deal also said Knight has been told he will be a starter, though it’s not clear if it’ll be at strong or free. Again, not that it matters much … Continue reading

Superbowl Ads Rise In Cost

The price for a 30-second commercial spot on television for the U.S Superbowl has risen to US$2.7 million. The Super Bowl this year will draw new advertisers, including Planters packaged nut company, Kraft Foods, Cars.com, an online auto classified advertising company, McClatchy, Tribune, Washington Post and Belo Corp. The advertisers expect to reach more than 90 million people in a single shot, something increasingly hard to do in any medium. Only the largest of television’s events: the Super Bowl, the … Continue reading