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FX says overnight ratings becoming meaningless - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a rite nearly as old as television: the morning after a new show premieres, network executives wait impatiently for the Nielsen company's estimate of how many people watched, and rush to report the first sign of a hit. Leaders at the ...
Fans start lining up as Comic-Con floor opens - humboldtbeacon.com
Comic-Con is all about bringing fans close to the artists and properties they love — after navigating crowds and waiting in line. The lineups began as soon as the San Diego Convention Center opened its doors. Fans with four-day passes to the sold-out pop ...
Titus family to be honored at CR Dinner and Sports Auction - humboldtbeacon.com
The 11th annual College of the Redwoods Athletics Dinner and Sports Auction will be held on Aug. 14 at the CR Gymnasium on the College of the Redwoods campus in Eureka. The Dinner and Sports Auction is a benefit for CR student athletes and their sports ...
Naked thieves take burgers from SW Fla eatery - humboldtbeacon.com
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into an eatery "dumb, dumber and dumbest." Waitress Nancy Sansevieri was still laughing after police released surveillance video Wednesday ...
Willie Nelson, Farm Aid coming to N. Carolina - humboldtbeacon.com
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Willie Nelson and the annual Farm Aid concert and food festival are coming to North Carolina. The concert is scheduled for Sept. 13 in the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh. It features performances by Nelson, who is Farm Aid ...
Pacino, Dafoe set for Venice Film Festival - humboldtbeacon.com
ROME (AP) — This year's Venice Film Festival will tackle topics from the financial crisis to drone warfare, and feature performances from Willem Dafoe, Al Pacino and Ethan Hawke. Organizers on Thursday announced a 20-strong competition lineup that ...
Suspects in Stradivarius theft due in court - humboldtbeacon.com
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a $5 million Stradivarius violin is due to be sentenced, and his co-defendant is expected to change his not-guilty plea. Salah (suh-LAH') Salahadyn (suh-LAH'-ha-deen) and Universal K.
Man run over by own truck during road rage - humboldtbeacon.com
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window. It happened Tuesday evening in Gainesville, Florida.
More works found at German collector's apartment - humboldtbeacon.com
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have found a few more art works at the apartment of the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt, including a sculpture apparently by Edgar Degas and another that could be by Auguste Rodin. The task force working to ...
China's love and dating scene laid out on stage - humboldtbeacon.com
BEIJING (AP) — For many of today's Chinese youth looking for a partner, love takes second place to parental pressure, moving up the social ladder and a heavy dose of fear drummed into women that they will end up as "leftover." These aspects and others ...