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  • CBS Orders Two New Seasons of "Survivor"

    CBS Orders Two New Seasons of "Survivor"

    (NEW YORK) — CBS has ordered two more editions of Survivor, television’s longest-running reality competition series, for the 2014-2015 season.  They will mark the 29th and 30th seasons of Survivor. In addition, host Jeff Probst will return as host for both of the new seasons. Probst said in a statement, “Survivor has been blessed with incredibly loyal fans.  We make this show for them and I am thrilled that we get to do it again.” Probst has hosted Survivor since its debut in May 2000.  After 27 seasons, 413 episodes and 406 castaways, the series is still going strong. The finale… Read more

  • Movie Review: "American Hustle"

    Movie Review: "American Hustle"

    (NEW YORK) — David O. Russell is one our best storytellers.  Period. Take the message that begins his latest film, American Hustle: “Some of This Actually Happened.” Score!  We have a film about a con that doesn’t con the audience about this being “based on a true story” or “actual events.”  How refreshing. Loosely based on the FBI’s late 1970s ABSCAM government corruption sting, a nearly unrecognizable and consistently fantastic Christian Bale plays Irving Rosenfeld.  A lifelong con man, scamming comes easy to Irving — so easy, he was able to earn enough money to start a legitimate dry-cleaning businesses.  But he can’t… Read more

  • Fight After Broncos/Chargers Game Leaves Three Injured

    Fight After Broncos/Chargers Game Leaves Three Injured

    (DENVER) — A large fight in a stadium parking lot after Thursday night’s football game between the Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers left at least three people injured, according to police. “3 male victims were located with stab wounds. 1 male in critical condition. 2 in stable condition,” the Denver Police Department reported in a tweet overnight. “There is a possible 4th victim who is still missing from the altercation,” @DenverPolice added. Authorities say it is unclear what started the fight at lot F of Sports Authority Field at Mile High, which was reported just before 10 p.m.  Denver… Read more

  • Monsignor Robert Weiss: 'I'll Always Be the Newtown Priest'

    Monsignor Robert Weiss: 'I'll Always Be the Newtown Priest'

    (NEWTOWN, Conn.) — One year after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Monsignor Robert Weiss of St. Rose of Lima, the only Catholic church in Newtown, Conn., carries a shade of grief that is uniquely his own. “I think we’re going through the authentic stages of grief,” Weiss said.  “I’m encouraging people not to judge anybody.  As I say, ‘One day you could be up and the next day you’re down.’” For Weiss, the past 365 days have been filled with peaks of hope and plenty of valleys as he grapples with his own post-traumatic stress from rushing to… Read more

  • Fla. Teacher Accused of Feeding Autistic Boy Hot Sauce Rehired

    Fla. Teacher Accused of Feeding Autistic Boy Hot Sauce Rehired

    (ORLANDO, Fla.) — A Florida elementary school teacher who was fired for feeding an autistic child hot sauce-soaked crayons is being reinstated on the orders of a judge who rejected the school district’s appeal to keep her out of the classroom. Lillian Gomez was fired from her job at Sunrise Elementary School in Kissimmee, Fla., in February 2012 after school officials found out that Gomez had allegedly put jumbo-sized crayons in a cup and soaked them for days in hot sauce before moving them to a bag that was labeled with the student’s name. Gomez denied force-feeding the crayons and… Read more

  • Public Libraries: It’s Not Just About the Books

    Public Libraries: It’s Not Just About the Books

    (WASHINGTON) — Today’s public libraries are much more than a quiet place to work or to borrow a book. According to a new Pew study, 95 percent of Americans say libraries are important because of the opportunities and resources they provide. The Pew Internet & American Life Project surveyed more than 6,000 Americans ages 16 and older, and found 58 percent of respondents rated library programs for adults and use of the Internet, computers and printers as either “very important” or somewhat important.”  Fifty-three percent of respondents valued the help the library offers in applying for government services, while 51… Read more

  • Def Leppard to Host AXS TV "Day of Hysteria" Marathon Later This Month

    Def Leppard to Host AXS TV "Day of Hysteria" Marathon Later This Month

    Def Leppard will hit the AXS TV airwaves to host a 12-hour block of rock concert specials on Sunday, December 29, including the broadcast premiere of the band’s own Viva! Hysteria show.  For the “Day of Hysteria” event, the pop-metal group’s five members will be featured commenting about their classic 1987 album Hysteria and the Las Vegas residency they played this past spring that featured a full performance of the record. AXS TV’s debut screening of Viva! Hysteria is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.  The special boasts footage of Def Leppard from various dates on their 11-show stand… Read more


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  • Feb 01The Enrichment Center Center of Lee County Support Groups
  • Feb 01Temple Theatre - I'll Never Be Hungry Again
  • Feb 03 Coffee Call at the Disabled American Veterans Building
  • Feb 03Toddler Story Time
  • Feb 03Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: CCH Wound Care Center