Miami Heat Fan Makes $75,000 Half Court Shot

Miami Heat Fan Makes $75,000 Half Court Shot

Melissa John, Staff Writer

February 4, 2013


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Perhaps the tackle from LeBron James that followed the amazing, yet awkward, hook shot sent from the arms of the small town McHenry, Illinois native Michael Drysch was worth more than the $75,000 he was awarded for making the seemingly impossible basket. Michael Drysch, a humble computer technician,...

Paula Deen and Family Begin Weight Loss Commitment

Paula Deen and Family Begin Weight Loss Commitment

Melissa John, Staff Writer

January 29, 2013


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"Just add a little bit of butter ya'll!" The world renown Food Network star, Paula Deen, is known for her overuse of butter and anything else high in fat and cholesterol. But ever since announcing her Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis last year, Paula Deen has been on the 'health grind'. In addition to...

Britney Spears and Fiancé Jason Trawick Call It Quits

Melissa John, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013


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This past week was full of drama in the entertainment industry, including an apparent breakup for Britney Spears and year-long fiancé, Jason Trawick. The couple has now confirmed months of unhappiness, and a reason behind the shocking split has finally surfaced. TMZ has reported that Spears, 31, cl...

2012 Golden Globes Bring Surprises

Nicole Jelinek, Entertainment Editor

January 24, 2013


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For 70 years, the Golden Globe Awards have recognized Hollywood’s greatest for their work in TV and movies.  On Sunday, January 16, after a three-year run as host, Mr. Gervais gave up his throne to allow for a new face (or two) to bring a fresh approach to the second biggest award show in films...

Movie Review: “Jack Reacher” Showcases Pittsburgh

Megan O'Leary, Staff Writer

January 15, 2013


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Yet another film has shown the skyline of the Steel city, as the action-thriller Jack Reacher hits the big screen.  A classic action film,  as Tom Cruise becomes Lee Child’s Fictional crime-thriller character (from the novel One Shot) in the film. Reacher, former Military Police officer, plays ...

Bieber Fans Urged To Cut Themselves On Twitter

Melissa John, Staff Writer

January 10, 2013


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Roughly 119 million Twitter users were thrown into a whirlwind of shock and horror this week as a trending hashtag went viral urging 'True Bieber Fans' to cut themselves in an "attempt to stop his alleged marijuana use." On Friday, January 4, 2013, TMZ released photos of Justin Bieber allegedly smoking...

‘The Biggest Loser’ Season 14 Brings in Teenage Contestants

Melissa John, Staff Writer

January 8, 2013


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Season 14 of 'The Biggest Loser' kicked off earlier this week with the familiar faces of Jillian Michaels, Bob Harper, Dolvett Quince, and of course, many weight-loss hungry contestants. The Sunday, January 6 premier also introduced three obese teenagers in an attempt to make the public aware of the...

The Hobbit Hits Box Offices

Bradley Hart, Staff Writer

January 8, 2013


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Every year there are dozens of major movie hits, but there are still only a few movie series that have stood against the test of time and are still incredible popular.  These series include Star Wars, Harry Potter, and of course the Lord of the Rings. The Hobbit takes place before the first Lord...

Royal Baby On The Way

Royal Baby On The Way

Nicole Jelinek, Entertainment Editor

December 10, 2012


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On Tuesday the Buckingham Palace officially announced that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate, are expecting their first baby. The palace did not give out too much information other than Kate is in the "very early stages" of the pregnancy and that she was being hospitalized at...

Lincoln: A Historic Film for All Americans

Lincoln: A Historic Film for All Americans

Liam Millroy, Staff Writer

December 3, 2012


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Steven Spielberg has put together a great interpretation of the latter part of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency, a vital time in the history of our country, in the movie all Americans are talking about, “Lincoln”.  The movie takes place just after Lincoln wins re-election and is about to start his seco...

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