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Companies steering clear of Super Bowl name

PHOENIX  — It is the game that must not be named — at least not without permission. For most people, the game Sunday between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks is the Super Bowl. But for many business owners, it’s simply the “big game” or “game day.” Radio hosts are tripping over their tongues […]

Theater legend Joel Grey reveals that he is gay

NEW YORK — Joel Grey has publicly announced at age 82 that he is gay. The Oscar- and Tony-winning actor tells People magazine, “I don’t like labels, but if you have to put a label on it, I’m a gay man.” Grey was married to actress Jo Wilder for 24 years and they have two […]

Super Bowl advertisers aim not to offend

NEW YORK — Super Bowl advertisers are being careful not to offend. GoDaddy decided not to run an ad that showed a dog being sold online so as not to offend dog lovers. The Victoria’s Secret angels are fully clothed in its teaser spot, at least, although they reveal more in their actual Super Bowl […]

‘Ghostbusters’ cast set with McCarthy, Wiig, McKinnon, Jones

NEW YORK — The “Ghostbusters” reboot has set its all-female leads with Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and a pair of “Saturday Night Live” performers. Director Paul Feig announced his stars by posting their pictures on Twitter on Tuesday. Joining McCarthy and Wiig are Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. Feig tweeted that Sony Pictures will release […]

Horoscope Jan. 27, 2015

ARIES (March 21-April 19). You don’t have to put people to the test to sense which ones are good for you. Affirm to yourself who your allies are because utilizing your alliances will help you succeed in the next 48 hours. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). It’s too general to say that you trust one person […]

Randall: Blind brother has always seen what mattered

From the start, I sensed something special about him. I didn’t know he was blind and suffered cerebral palsy. Born premature, my brother spent his first months in an incubator. I was 4 years old, clueless about babies. “What is that?” I said the day he finally came home. “That’s your brother,” said my mother. […]

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Bridge Jan 27

THE NEA BRIDGE by Phillip Alder LEAD LOW I LIKE, HIGH I DISLIKE Joy Bryant, an actress and former fashion model, said, “I kind of do high-low style a lot.” At the bridge table, defenders should do a lot of high and low to win style and scorecard points. When defenders use normal signals and […]

Sports on TV for Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

TV sports Auto racing •United SportsCar Championship, Rolex 24, end of race, at Daytona Beach, Fla., FS1, 4 a.m. Basketball College men •South Florida at Connecticut, CBSSN, 9 a.m. •Virginia at Virginia Tech, Ch. 20 (KOFY), 10 a.m. •Indiana at Ohio St., ch. 5, 13, 10:30 a.m. •Duke at St. John’s, ch. 2, 40, 11 […]