Brandon Davies’ Girlfriend Caused BYU Suspension

March 3, 2011 Posted by
Brandon Davies' Girlfriend Caused BYU Suspension

– Brandon Davies’ girlfriend is now emerging as the reason that the star forward of the Brigham Young University basketball team was suspended yesterday. Sources say he violated the BYU honor code by having sex with her. While the code doesn’t state specifically that students can’t engage in premarital sex, it states that they must […]

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Apple Macbook Pro Laptops Released With Thunderbolt Technology

February 25, 2011 Posted by
Apple Macbook Pro Laptops Released With Thunderbolt Technology

 – The Apple Macbook Pro Laptops received its latest update to its lineup Thursday.  The new Macbooks will include the Intel Thunderbolt I/O technology which boasts a maximum speed  of 10 Gigabits per second per channel with compatible devices. This is twice the maximum speed of USB 3.0 and more than 3 times the speed of eSATA. Among other […]

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Justin Tennison A Star On ‘Deadliest Catch’ Dies At Age Of 33 Of Unknown Causes

February 23, 2011 Posted by
Justin Tennison A Star On 'Deadliest Catch' Dies At Age Of 33 Of Unknown Causes

 Justin Tennison was one of the stars on the ‘Deadliest Catch’ on the Discovery Channel and has died of unknown causes at the age of 33 years old. He served as part of the crew on the Time Bandit  in the last two seasons in 2010 and 2011. His age is being reported as 33 years old by TMZ, but according […]

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Federal Government Shutdown 2011 – Agencies Make Plans

February 23, 2011 Posted by
Federal Government Shutdown 2011 - Agencies Make Plans

 – Despite the Obama administration’s aspirations to work with Republicans to bypass what is being haled as the ‘Federal Government Shutdown 2011,’ the White House is making preparations to continue business at reduced levels if it should occur. If congressional leaders and President Obama cannot see eye to eye on how to support government operations […]

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Detroit Symphony Orchestra Season Ends Early

February 19, 2011 Posted by
Detroit Symphony Orchestra Season Ends Early

 – Members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra have been on strike since October, and as a result today the remainder of the season has been suspended. The musicians turned down a final contract offer from management, and the orchestra ‘reluctantly’ released the conductors and musicians from their contracts. The remainder of the season’s concerts, scheduled […]

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NTIA To Release National Broadband Map Today

February 17, 2011 Posted by
NTIA To Release National Broadband Map Today

 – The National Telecommunications and Information Administration will release The National Broadband map today. The map cost $200 million to build, and data from more than 25 million records was compiled to create it. It shows consumers what types of broadband are available across the country, the companies that provide the services, and the maximum […]

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‘Texas on the Brink’ Report Released

February 16, 2011 Posted by
'Texas on the Brink' Report Released

 – Yesterday Democrats in Texas released a report that shows the state is behind many other states in several categories in providing services to its residents. The report, titled “Texas on the Brink,” directly disagreed with Governor Rick Perry’s portrayal of the state as one of the most successful in the country. Statistics included in […]

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Trump Marina To Be Sold

February 14, 2011 Posted by
Trump Marina To Be Sold

 The owner of the Golden Nugget, Landry’s Inc. will be purchasing the Trump Marina Hotel Casino in Atlantic City for $38 million. The deal is forecast to be completed in the second quarter of this year. The process will be subject to a working capital adjustment. The new owner, Landry’s, operates Golden Nugget casinos in […]

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Anaheim Goes Undefeated In Road Trip

February 13, 2011 Posted by
Anaheim Goes Undefeated In Road Trip

 – The Anaheim Ducks finished their weekend with a 4-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers today, bringing to an end their undefeated road trip. Jonas Hiller had 12 saves in the game to make it 5 shutouts for the season. Bobby Ryan scored twice. Brandon McMilan and Teemu Selanne also scored. The Ducks are now […]

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Guitar Hero Will Not Be Released In 2011

February 10, 2011 Posted by
Guitar Hero Will Not Be Released In 2011

 – Today Activision announced that it will not be releasing a 2011 version of its wildly popular game Guitar Hero. It will also be disolving the franchise’s business unit. Activision’s publishing chief Eric Hirshberg told financial investors, “Given the considerable licensing and manufacturing costs associated with this genre, we simply cannot make these games profitably […]

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