Monthly Archives: October 2012

'Star Wars: Episode 7' – Were we wrong about George Lucas all along? (+video)

TweetBREAKING…. Disney has just confirmed that it has agreed to acquire George Lucas' Lucasfilm Ltd, and that includes rights to the Star Wars franchise that will now continue on. The companies have targeted a 2015 release forSo, there's going to … Continue reading

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No power yet for 2.8M in Pa., N.J.

TweetPECO trucks arrived in the borough Wednesday morning and have managed to get power on the west and south wards and a good portion of the north ward, he said. The Delaware River had receded by Wednesday morning, leaving Lions … Continue reading

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Military officials: Inspiring Tomb of the Unknown Soldier photo not taken …

TweetSoldiers of the 3rd Inf Reg., First Army Division East, continue to stand guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, despite battering rain from Hurricane Sandy. The tomb at Arlington National Cemetery has been guarded continuously, 24 hours a … Continue reading

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Go figure: budget out $1 billion – The Australian

TweetSydney Morning Herald Go figure: budget out $1 billion The Australian NSW Auditor-General Peter Achterstraat released his audit of the books for 2011-12 yesterday, revealing a surplus of $680 million. This is more than $1bn above the $340m deficit announced … Continue reading

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NBC Sports Betting Big on Soccer with Acquisition of Barclays English Premier …

TweetUpdated 4pm ET Many Americans have come to expect that when natural disaster strikes their hometown or state, the president will declare it a disaster area and federal dollars will soon arrive to help them rebuild their homeA pastor was … Continue reading

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Video highlights of Hurricane Sandy

TweetSuperstorm Sandy continues to weaken over Pennsylvania. It is some 50 miles east-northeast of Pittsburgh, according to an 11 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center. The storm is expected toTAMPA – Mitt Romney was back on the stump in … Continue reading

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NJ transit slowly resumes, Seaside Heights hard hit

TweetHurricane Sandy knocks the New Jersey Transit Rail Operations Center seriously off track. The storm put the center at The Meadowlands — across from New York City — under 8 feet of water, shorting out the back-up powerNJ Transit, SEPTA … Continue reading

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Video highlights of Hurricane Sandy

TweetA bit of good news as the northeast works to return to normal after Hurricane Sandy: Two of the biggest airports serving New York—John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty International—have reopened, according to the Associated Press. The first passengerA bit … Continue reading

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Romney speaks with FEMA

TweetSuperstorm Sandy left wreckage in its wake “beyond anything I thought I'd ever see,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said at a news conference today. “The level of devastation at the Jersey Shore is unthinkable,” he said.Editor's Note: A sizable … Continue reading

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Greens reverse on pokie bet limits – The Australian

TweetSky News Australia Greens reverse on pokie bet limits The Australian Tasmanian independent and key pokies reform campaigner Andrew Wilkie welcomed the backflip and said the move would allow a Canberra-based trial of the more robust alternative of mandatory precommitment … Continue reading

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