Home / Tag Archives: 2008-04-17

Tag Archives: 2008-04-17

Meet the press:High school journalists make headlines on MTV

Tom Jicha South Florida Sun-Sentinel (MCT) There still are people with an affection for newspapers. Some are actually young people. Perhaps “The Paper,” a new reality series on youth-oriented MTV, will expand this base. Set at Cypress Bay High School in Weston, Fla., “The Paper” follows the staff of the student newspaper, The Circuit, from the spirited competition for the ...

Read More »

The PGA returns to “reality”

Sports Column ______________ Mike Bianchi The Orlando Sentinel (MCT) AUGUSTA, Ga.: In the illustrious annals of golf, this 72nd Masters will go down in the history books with the 1992 Yeehaw Junction Yip and Yank Member-Guest and the 2004 Goony Golf Pro-Am held at the Tiki Island Volcano Course on International Drive.

Read More »

Carey has winning formula in ‘E=MC2’

Glenn Gamboa Newsday (MCT) Get ready for Mariah mania. In case you’ve missed Mariah Carey on MTV’s premiere party for “The Hills” or on the “American Idol” charity event “Idol Gives Back” or “Saturday Night Live” or on the new heavy-rotation Macy’s ad, the singer would like you to know she has a new album, “E=MC2” (Island Def Jam), in ...

Read More »

Protesters to highlight gun laws on Virginia Tech anniversary

By Eric Ferreri McClatchy Newspapers (MCT) RALEIGH, N.C. _ In groups of 32, protestors around the nation will lie on the ground for three minutes Wednesday, an attempt to bring light to gun laws they say are too lax. This will occur at least 80 times in 33 states, and the choice of the day _ one year after a ...

Read More »

Florida moving closer to Canada? Tiny measurements yield big discoveries

By Robert S. Boyd McClatchy Newspapers (MCT) Jim Bergquist, a physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado, holds a keyboard to control the world’s most accurate clock. It’s based on the “ticks” produced by a single atom of mercury contained at near-absolute zero temperature in the silver cylinder. (Geoffrey Wheeler/NIST/MCT) WASHINGTON _ As scientists learn ...

Read More »

Health data for Wellpoint customers exposed online

By Bruce Japsen Chicago Tribune (MCT) CHICAGO _ Social Security numbers, pharmacy records and other personal health data from about 130,000 people covered by health insurance giant Wellpoint Inc. were left open for possible breach on the Internet, the health insurance giant confirmed Tuesday.

Read More »

Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh establishes college scholarship

Akron Beacon Journal (MCT) AKRON, Ohio _ Eagles rocker Joe Walsh has funded the first performance-based scholarship in Kent State University’s College of the Arts. The $50,000 award will underwrite an annual $10,000 scholarship for the next five years for one or more incoming freshmen. The former KSU student told the Akron Beacon Journal in 2001 that his two years ...

Read More »

Texas authorities defend separated mothers from children in polygamist compound

By Emily Ramshaw The Dallas Morning News (MCT) AUSTIN _ Child Protective Services officials investigating abuse at a West Texas polygamist compound fired back on Tuesday against accusations that they wrongfully separated women from the compound from their children _ saying they have been unable to get information out of the kids in the current environment.

Read More »

China says it smashed Muslim plot to disrupt Olympics

By Tim Johnson McClatchy Newspapers (MCT) URUMQI, China _ The International Olympics chief said Thursday that the Summer Games scheduled for August in China are in “crisis” amid protests following the Olympic torch, and the sense of emergency surrounding the games grew Thursday when China declared that it had smashed a Muslim terrorist ring that was plotting to kidnap Olympic ...

Read More »

Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

Check the current number of cases on the VSU campus here!