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  • The Morning Fix: Sheen's back! Disney invades Russia.

     
    Friday's headlines include the box office preview, new battles between Hollywood and the movie rental chains, and Charlie Sheen's new job....
  • The Morning Fix: RIP Dan Burke; a DJ is missing

     
    Thursday's headlines include obituaries for legendary broadcaster Dan Burke, a fight between Warner Bros. and Blockbuster, and another sad day for the radio industry....
  • Home entertainment spending rises for the first time since 2008

     
    Consumer spending on home entertainment rose to $3.9 billion in the third quarter, a 5% gain over a year ago that represents the first increase since the recession took hold in 2008....
  • Former FSU coach Bobby Bowden reacts to Penn State drama

     
    According to the Daily Collegian, Penn State's school newspaper, former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden has just reacted to the news that has engulfed State College, Pa. the last few days. Over the weekend, Penn State came under fire after a grand jury...
  • Starz planning new digital strategy as Netflix deal ends

     
    This post has been corrected. See note below. With 21.5 million Netflix streaming subscribers set to lose access to Starz's movies and television shows in February, the premium cable channel is planning a big digital push of its own in......
  • Blockbuster employee accused of pocketing cash

     
    A 23-year-old employee of the Western Springs Blockbuster, 4700 Gilbert Ave., was arrested this week and accused of stealing cash on multiple occasions, police said. …...
  • Ian Thorpe: Back in the the pool, retirement over. London calling?

     
    Blockbuster news from Australia: Swimming legend Ian Thorpe has resumed training and is aiming for a spot on the Australian team at the London Olympics next year. "The level of expectation that is on me is enormous," he said at......
  • Drug arrests, stolen purse, and more

     
    The following items were taken from Wheaton police reports: Drugs An 18-year-old man from the 1300 block of South Lorraine Road, Wheaton, was arrested at …...
  • American Apparel replaces chief financial officer with former Old Navy, Wet Seal executive

     
    In a management shake-up, American Apparel Inc. has named John Luttrell, a former Old Navy and Wet Seal executive, as chief financial officer and executive vice president of the beleaguered clothing chain. The move, effective Feb. 7, comes amid a......
  • Another area Blockbuster closing

     
    Beleagered movie rental chain Blockbuster is closing its store on Route 378 in Lower Saucon Township. "Store closing" banners and advertisements for $9.99 or less DVDs litter the front windows of the store at 3673 Route 378. This is at least the fifth...
  • Merger attempts to protect interlibrary loans

     
    Officials at the five parts of the Illinois Library System that serve northern Illinois have approved a merger of staff, services and facilities in an effort to save money and protect the ability of patrons to use an online database and borrow books...
  • Consumer Confidential: Pricier foods, Blockbuster sale, renaming corn syrup

     
    Here's your forget-me-not Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --As if times weren't tough enough, the price of Oreos might be going up. Kraft Foods says the price of many of its products will rise because of......