Iconic Child Star Shirley Temple Dies at 85

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 11, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died. She was 85.

Temple, known in private life as Shirley Temple Black, died Monday night at her home near San Francisco. She was surrounded by family members and caregivers, publicist Cheryl Kagan said.

“We salute …

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Super Bowl Advertisers Play it Safe

Posted by Steve Herman on February 3, 2014

Advertisers played it safe in Super Bowl ads this year.

There were no crude jokes. Sexual innuendo was kept to a minimum. And uncomfortable scenes were missing.

In their place, much more sedate ads. RadioShack poked fun at its image by starring 80s icons like Teen Wolf in its ad, for instance, while Coca-Cola showcased people of different diversities in its spot.

With …

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Seahawks Beat Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 2, 2014
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time.

The Seahawks won their first Super Bowl title Sunday night in overpowering fashion, punishing Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 43-8. That relentless defense, the NFL’s stingiest, never let the five-time MVP get going, disarming the highest-scoring offense in …

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Christie Going on Offensive Over Accusation

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 1, 2014
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is going on the offensive after a former loyalist said he has evidence the Republican governor knew more than he has admitted about an apparently politically motivated traffic jam ordered by one of his staffers last year.

The governor’s political team sent an email Saturday to donors, along with columnists and pundits …

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Florida Agency Chemist May Have Stolen Evidence

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 1, 2014
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced Saturday it is investigating 2,600 cases handled by a Pensacola-based agency chemist after discovering dozens of instances where prescription pain pills that were seized by police and tested as evidence were swapped with over-the-counter pills.

FDLE Commissioner Gerald Bailey said the chemist handled cases involving 80 law enforcement agencies from …

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