Entries by Wes Yahola

Nielsens: World Series, GOP debate

Gary Levin, USA TODAY6:32 p.m. EST November 3, 2015 Batter up. Fox’s five-game World Series, which crowned the Kansas City Royals as champs, averaged 14.7 million viewers up 6% from last year’s Royals-Giants contest. GOP action. CNBC’s much-criticized debate among Republican presidential candidates (14 million viewers Tuesday) marked the top-rated telecast in the network’s history but fell […]

Much of Team’s Defense of ‘Redskins’ Isn’t Printable

LAWYERS CITE OTHER DICEY TRADEMARKS By John Johnson,  Newser Staff Posted Nov 4, 2015 8:05 AM CST (NEWSER) – The Washington Redskins are trying to overturn a court ruling and preserve the trademark of their name, and team lawyers filed a remarkable court briefing last week. In it, they reel off a list of other names […]

Turkey turmoil as shortage leads to record prices

By JD MaloneThe Columbus Dispatch  •  Wednesday September 30, 2015 12:52 AM Turkey sandwiches, the darling of lunches everywhere, have had a rough go of it the past few months, thanks to bird flu. One major restaurant chain, Jersey Mike’s sub shop, pulled turkey from its menu at some locations this summer because of a […]

Home Alone: Film Concerts Live

A true holiday favorite, this beloved comedy classic features renowned composer John Williams’ charming and delightful score performed live to picture. Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy who’s accidentally left behind when his family leaves for Christmas vacation, and who must defend his home against two bungling thieves. Hilarious and heart-warming, Home […]

Twitter Gets a Heart, Internet Loses Its Mind

SO LONG, ‘FAVORITE’ STAR By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff Posted Nov 3, 2015 3:00 PM CST (NEWSER) – Twitter changed its star-shaped “favorite” icon to a heart-shaped “like” icon Tuesday. Understandably, this has torn the social-media community asunder. CNET reports the heart is an attempt to simplify Twitter to attract more users and advertisers. Akarshan Kumar […]

Council approves amendments to law enforcement review board

By Ryan Poe of The Commercial Appeal Updated: Yesterday 7:45 p.m Bringing closure to a months-long debate in City Hall, the Memphis City Council voted 9-2 Tuesday to expand the role of the civilian board that oversees police investigations into officers’ alleged abuses. The vote clears the way for Memphis to rejoin the list of cities […]