" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Happy Valentine's Day, Don't Forget It's Tax Season
</a>NPRJust in time for Valentine's Day and tax filing season, the independent Tax Policy Center has updated its online marriage bonus and penalty calculator. The new numbers reflect the latest changes in the tax code. Couples considering a walk down the ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Everyone wants an affenpinscher after Westminster win
</a>CNN - Canada... wants an affenpinscher after Westminster win. By Emily Jane Fox @CNNMoney February 13, 2013: 2:56 PM ET. Banana Joe became the first affenpinscher to be named Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tiny Affenpinscher is America's Top Dog
</a>Discovery NewsA tiny black affenpinscher called Banana Joe became top dog Tuesday by winning Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York. His handler, Ernesto Lara, lifted him in the air and shook him joyfully, then placed him next to the ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ABC Pulls Tuesday Comedy Block Ahead Of Schedule, 'Happy Endings' Moves ...
</a>Deadline.comABC's 9-10 PM comedy block, which was slated to air until the Dancing With The Stars result show returns March 29, is being dissolved effective immediately. After a month-and-a-half break, the only surviving member of the block, Happy Endings (its ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">'Happy Endings' Moves to Fridays as ABC Shuffles Midseason Schedule
</a>Hollywood ReporterABC is shuffling its midseason schedule, moving Happy Endings to Fridays and doubling down on reality on Tuesday. our editor recommends. TV Ratings: 'Happy Endings' Bests Dipping NBC Comedies, 'New Girl' and 'Mindy' Grow · 'Happy Endings' Writers ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GE to return $18 billion to shareholders after early NBC deal
</a>ReutersThat is a change from what GE did in 2010 and 2011 with the first half of its money from selling NBC Universal to Comcast Corp, when it embarked on a $12 billion wave of takeovers to boost its presence in the energy sector. "This allows GE to focus ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Comcast: All In for NBC
</a>Wall Street JournalMeanwhile, there are signs the new management team appointed at NBCUniversal has had some success in turning around the NBC broadcast network, which has lagged behind rivals for years. For the first three months of the new season, NBC's ratings ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Marco Rubio Responds to Obama's State of the Union
</a>TIMESo considering the circumstances, Florida senator Marco Rubio did OK. It was nowhere near his best speech, but it was nowhere near the clueless-dweeb disaster that turned Bobby Jindal into a Kenneth the Page punchline in 2009. As usual, Rubio was most ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rubio PAC Offering 'Marco Rubio Water Bottle'
</a>ABC News (blog)Sen. Marco Rubio is turning his unfortunate mid-speech water swigging from Tuesday night's State of the Union Republican response into a fundraising tactic. Rubio's PAC, Reclaim America, is now offering a “Marco Rubio Water Bottle” that people can ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chris Kyle: Decorated Sniper Buried At Texas State Cemetery
</a>Hollywood LifeChris Kyle was laid to rest on Feb. 12 at the Texas State Cemetary, after he was tragically murdered on Feb. 2. Chris, 38, was a former Navy SEAL and had completed four tours of duty in Iraq before his death, so it was no surprise that thousands of ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Navy SEAL Chris Kyle Had A Funeral Procession Fit For A Head Of State
</a>Business InsiderNavy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle had a procession Feb. 12 fit for a head of state. The procession stretched along the heart of Texas, 200 miles, traveling from Midlothian to Austin, and included police escort, biker escort, and a giant American flag ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Death of 'Storage Wars' regular Mark Balelo ruled a suicide
</a>Washington TimesSIMI VALLEY, Calif., February 13, 2013 — Details continue to trickle out regarding the death of A&E “Storage Wars” regular, auction/liquidation house owner Mark Balelo. He was found Monday morning by one of his employees at his place of business.
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mark Balelo: Auctioneer featured on 'Storage Wars' found dead in garage
</a>Metro.usMark Balelo, a Southern California auction house owner featured on the reality television show “Storage Wars,” was found dead at his place of business on Monday, the Ventura County coroner's office said. He was 40. Balelo, whose company, Balelo Inc, ...
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" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ex-Bell councilman describes how his relationship with Rizzo splintered
</a>Los Angeles TimesFormer Bell Councilman George Cole testified Wednesday that he was a devoted city leader who gave up his salary during his last year in office, which splintered his relationship with then-City Manager Robert Rizzo. Cole, the third defendant to testify ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wauwatosa couple mentioned in Christopher Dorner's manifesto
</a>Today's TMJ4Wauwatosa couple mentioned in Christopher Dorner's manifesto. By Annie Scholz. CREATED Feb. 13, 2013. Tweet · Share; Email; Print. WAUWATOSA - There's a Wisconsin connection to the California cop killer. Christopher Dorner killed three people and ...
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" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paczki party for good cause in Milwaukee
</a>Today's TMJ4Polka tunes played while paczki fanatics waited in line before daybreak for the doors to open at the National Bakery on the city's south side. "I've been awake since 3:00 a.m.," said one person outside the bakery on South 16th Street. "I told my ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ted Nugent's cross-aisle schmoozing at the State of the Union
</a>Washington Post (blog)Ted Nugent and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee after the State of the Union on Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman) Another jolly odd-couple moment: Nugent, guest of Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Tex.), embracing Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee. Unclear ...
<a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ted-nugent-washington-article-1.1262902" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PETE MAROVICH/EPA</a>New York Daily NewsTed Nugent had to give up his gun to attend the State of the Union - but he still dropped some rhetorical bombs on Capitol Hil
• 1258, Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed
• 1635, the first public school in the U.S., Boston Latin School, is founded
• 1741, Andrew Bradford of Pennsylvania published the first American magazine. Titled "The American Magazine, or A Monthly View of the Political State of the British Colonies," it lasted three issues
• 1795, the University of North Carolina became the first U.S. state university to admit students with the arrival of Hinton James, who was the only student on campus for two weeks
• 1880, Thomas Edison observes the "Edison effect", the thermally excited charge emission process
• 1920, the League of Nations recognized the perpetual neutrality of Switzerland
• 1935, a jury in Flemington, N.J., found Bruno Richard Hauptmann guilty of first-degree murder in the kidnap-slaying of the son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh. (Hauptmann was later executed.)
• 1945, during World War II, the Soviets captured Budapest, Hungary, from the Germans. ALSO: Allied planes began bombing the German city of Dresden
• 1955, Israel obtains 4 of the 7 Dead Sea scrolls
• 1960, France exploded its first atomic bomb, in the Sahara Desert
• 1981, a series of sewer explosions destroys more than two miles of streets in Louisville, Kentucky
• 1990, an agreement is reached for a two-stage plan to reunite Germany.
• 1997, Discovery's astronauts hauled the Hubble Space Telescope aboard the shuttle for a 1 billion-mile tuneup to allow it to peer even deeper into the far reaches of the universe. ALSO: On Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average broke through the 7,000 barrier for the first time, ending the day at 7,022.44
• 2000, the last original "Peanuts" comic strip appears in newspapers one day after Charles M. Schulz dies
• 2002, John Walker Lindh pleaded not-guilty in federal court in Alexandria, Va., to conspiring to kill Americans and supporting the Taliban and terrorist organizations. ALSO: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II made former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani an honorary knight
• 2003, an investigative panel found that superheated air almost certainly seeped through a breach in space shuttle Columbia's left wing and possibly its wheel compartment during the craft's fiery descent, resulting in the deaths of all seven astronauts
• 2006, auditors reported that millions of dollars in Hurricane Katrina disaster aid had been squandered, paying for such items as a $450 tattoo and $375-a-day beachfront condos
• 2008, under oath and sometimes blistering questioning, seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens told Congress: "I have never taken steroids or HGH." ALSO: Hollywood writers ended their 100-day strike that had disrupted the TV season and canceled awards shows.
• 2011, Egypt's military leaders dissolved parliament, suspended the constitution and promised elections in moves cautiously welcomed by protesters who'd helped topple President Hosni Mubarak