No word on which stores will close or how many jobs will be affected..but Radio Shack is closing up to 1,100 stores or about one in five of its current locations in the U.S./
The death of African elephant Ladybird .. at the Greenville Zoo on Monday.. / has hastened the closure of the elephant exhibit.. /Officials say it is …due to raised..exhibit standards..
The public will get to see Justin Bieber providing a urine sample for a drug test after his arrest last month after drag racing in Miami/ / although, a judge says …those sensitive ..parts of the video must be blurred
nearly 44 million people watched Sunday's Oscar awards telecast. /the biggest audience of any Academy Awards telecast since 2000
``Real Housewives of New Jersey'' players - Husband and wife …. Teresa and Joe - JOO'-dys face ..prison after pleading ..guilty.. to federal fraud charges …for concealing income and lying ….during bankruptcy proceedings.
San Francisco. …officials want to ban the sale and distribution of water in plastic bottles on city property
Possession of less than one ounce of marijuana …would no longer be a criminal offense in the nation's capital / If the bill becomes law, the District of Columbia would join the 17 states that have decriminalized pot possession
The twin collapses of bitcoins - Mt. Gox and , now, the Flexcoin Bank in Canada...are raising more doubts about the ability of bitcoins to be a major player as an alternative currency/ both say - computer hackers robbed it of its digital currency/
Dish Network ..will eventually ..... live-stream.. Disney-owned channels ...over the Internet to customers' smartphones, tablets, video game consoles and similar devices/ the new deal is seen as an acknowledgment to the video industry... that a growing number of customers ...are cool with the idea of cutting the cord ......that attaches their TVs... to a satellite dish or cable box./ Fewer people are opting for the big-ticket bundled services ... preferring instead..to pick and choose which channels they want and when ...and how they want to watch them. /
A Travelers Rest woman who was a teacher at Berea Middle School, 39.. Laurie Patton, has been identified as the person killed in a fire at the Quality Inn on South Pleasantburg Drive early Monday morning, shes being remembered as a talented teacher
Its the latest in a war of words over Russia's military intervention.. in Ukraine's southern Crimea region/ Russian lawmakers are drafting a law that will allow Russia to confiscate assets ..belonging to U.S…. and European companies… if it faces sanctions
Let There Be Mom's - digital scavenger hunt fundraiser…called - Seek & Snap Is Sunday, March 30, at Fluor Field – teams must register by March 21st/
go to : let there be mom.org
the guy who delivered a pizza to the Oscars ceremony …. got $1,000 tip … yesterday , on her show, Ellen DeGeneres …handed Edgar ..the cash/.
The Voice continues to rise while the nation seems to be over its ``Idol''-atry. NBC's ``The Voice'' returned last week to capture 16 million viewers on its February 24 debut. It drew 13 million the following night. Meanwhile, Fox's ``Idol'' continues to fade. Neither of the show's two episodes last week cracked Nielsen's Top 10 list or reached the 11-million viewer mark