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  • Fox Chicago News Anchor Echoes Curry's Concern for Caroline Kennedy

    02/10/2012 12:53:06 PM PST · by ExTxMarine · 40 replies
    www.newsbusters.org ^ | February 2, 2012 | Mike Bates
    Yesterday, NewsBuster Kyle Drennen detailed how NBC Today co-host Ann Curry fretted about the latest Kennedy scandal's impact on Caroline Kennedy. "What about Caroline, who is still alive?" she asked John F. Kennedy mistress Mimi Alford. Last night on Fox Chicago News, anchor Bob Sirott picked up on the same theme in his "One More Thing" opinion segment: "I wonder if she (Alford) feels guilty now about how President Kennedy's only living child Caroline might feel about her story?"
  • The reality behind reality TV's storage wars (Bleeding heart liberal point of view)

    09/26/2011 9:14:30 AM PDT · by ExTxMarine · 78 replies
    CBS Sunday Morning ^ | 9/25/2011 | Conor Knighton
    A&E's "Storage Wars," a show about people who bid on the contents of abandoned storage lockers, had its second season premiere this summer to 5.1 million viewers. It's the HIGHEST RATED show in the network's history. Tru TV's nearly identical "Storage Hunters" has become a breakout hit - ALMOST as big of a hit as Spike's nearly identical "Auction Hunters." That's right. There are three DIFFERENT shows on TV about STORAGE LOCKERS. Reality TV is frequently trashy, but never before has it featured so much actual trash.
  • Jobless claims rise more than expected

    06/23/2011 6:04:04 AM PDT · by ExTxMarine · 27 replies
    Reuters ^ | 6/23/2011 | Lucia Mutikani
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, a government report showed on Thursday, suggesting little improvement in the labor market this month after employment stumbled in May. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits climbed 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 429,000, the Labor Department said. The prior week's figure was revised up to 420,000.