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  • Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: William C. Comstock, 21, of Van Buren, Ark.; corporal, Marine Corps. Comstock died of noncombat-related injuries Wednesday in Iraq's...
  • Joanne Jordan dies at 88; television spokesmodel in 1950s

    Joanne Jordan dies at 88; television spokesmodel in 1950s
    Joanne Jordan, one of the top spokesmodels on television in the 1950s who was best known for touting "long-lasting" Hazel Bishop lipstick during commercial breaks on "This Is Your Life," has died. She was 88. Jordan, who also was an actress and TV host,...
  • Fort Hood victim laid to rest

    Fort Hood victim laid to rest
    An Army Reservist from San Diego who was one of the 13 people killed in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas was laid to rest today with full military honors. Capt. John Paul Gaffaney, 56, of Serra Mesa, was called a great patriot and given a 21-...
  • Former City Official Charged With Murdering Wife, Daughters

    Former City Official Charged With Murdering Wife, Daughters
    LYNDON, Kan. -- A former Missouri city official previously accused of assaulting his wife was charged Monday with capital murder in the shootings of her and their two teenage daughters in eastern Kansas. James Kraig Kahler, 46, also was charged with...
  • How green is your bathroom?

    For some people, green isn't just a color; it's a word to live by -- one that will help them lead healthier lifestyles for themselves and the environment. For many years, the idea of living green was nice, but it came at a price. These days, the...
  • Local Fans Gather For Michael Jackson Memorial

    Local Fans Gather For Michael Jackson Memorial
    As hundreds of thousands of Michael Jackson's fans descend on the Staples Center in Los Angeles Tuesday morning, local fans are gathering closer to home to say goodbye to the King of Pop. The EMP will be showing the memorial in the JBL Theater for free...
  • Citizens Get Their First Look at City Manager Candidates

    Citizens Get Their First Look at City Manager Candidates
    People in Grand Rapids got their first public look at the four city manager candidates at a forum at the Grand Rapids Public Library. Grand Rapids went through this process when Kurt Kimball was selected city manager 22 years ago. Monday night he...
  • Candidates Interview for City Manager

    Candidates Interview for City Manager
    Four candidates are interviewing Tuesday for the top spot in Grand Rapids City Hall. Each will have interviews separately with commissioners, a panel of citizens, and a panel of city staff. The process started at 8 a.m. and will go until after 3:30 p.m....
  • Sundstrom Selected As New Grand Rapids City Manager

    Sundstrom Selected As New Grand Rapids City Manager
    The Grand Rapids City Commission has voted unanimously to promote Acting Deputy City Manager Gregory A. Sundstrom to City Manager. Sundstrom will succeed Kurt Kimball, who retired earlier this year after 22 years running the city's operations. Among the...
  • FCC Rejects 'NYPD Blue' Appeal

    The Federal Communications Commission has rejected an appeal by ABC stations over its latest indecency ruling on a five-year-old episode of "NYPD Blue." That means that more than 40 affiliates will have to pay $27,500 each -- by Thursday -- for airing...
  • Insert virtual coin to play Pac-Man on Google [Updated]

     
    Google Doodle comes out with its first interactive logo: a playable homage to Pac-Man....
  • Ronnie James Dio's widow asks for tolerance over planned memorial protest

     
    Wendy Dio, the widow of heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio, is asking her husband’s family members, friends and fans to “turn the other cheek” to members of the fringe Westboro Baptist Church of Kansas who have called for a......