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Legendary wrestler The Ultimate Warrior has died, Stamford-based WWE announced in a statement Tuesday. He was 54. Born James Brian Hellwig, The Ultimate Warrior was an iconic figure for the WWE (then the WWF) in the late 80s and 90s. On Saturday night, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He made […] [Read More]
It’s “hate the sin and hate the sinner” for the husband of a woman caught kissing a married U.S. representative. Heath Peacock says Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La., ruined his marriage and has destroyed his life, according to CNN. The trouble began … [Read More]
UConn star Shabazz Napier recently told reporters that he understands why some college athletes want to form a union because he has had to go to bed hungry when he couldn’t afford food. The CT Mirror news site reported Napier’s comments. Read the Mirror story here. Meanwhile, state Rep. Pat Dillon is prepared to file legislation to […] [Read More]
Mickey Rooney, the legendary actor who starred in more than a dozen Andy Hardy movies and frequently co-starred with Judy Garland, died Sunday, TMZ reported. He was 93. According to TMZ, the actor had been in ill health. Rooney’s career spanned nearly 90 years. His voluminous resume includes work on film, TV and stage. He […] [Read More]
Thousands of gas fireplaces sold nationwide over the past four years are being recalled because gas can build up the unit’s burner area, creating a possible explosion. Minnesota-based Hussong Manufacturing is recalling about 13,600 direct vent gas fireplaces and gas fireplace inserts. The units were sold around the country between October 2009 and April 2013. The 22 models […] [Read More]
Since about two seconds after the news of David Letterman’s pending retirement leaked, folks have been speculating on replacements. All the usual suspects have been debated, but Mashable is reporting that CBS wants Colbert, citing “people familiar … [Read More]
Comedy troupe Monty Python announced earlier this year what is said to be their final live performances — and the first round of dates sold out within hours. With more dates added, the final show for “Pythons Live,” at London’s O2 Arena on July… [Read More]