Shania Twain to divorce Robert ‘Mutt’ Lange

Shania Twain, the Canadian country singer, has parted from her husband after 14 years of marriage. She and Robert “Mutt” Lange, 59, a music producer, have a six-year-old son, Eja D’Angelo, and were seen as one of the most successful partnerships in music.

He said: “It’s literally just a growing apart, that’s all.”

A spokesman for Miss Twain’s label, Universal Music Nashville, confirmed the split.

Published in: on May 21, 2008 at 10:21 am  Leave a Comment  

2008 Indy 500 is almost there … so be there …

Sat, May 24 PUBLIC DRIVERS’ MEETING/NO TRACK ACTIVITY – Free (IMS activities)
Public Gates Open 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Autograph Session with Indy 500 Starting Field, Pagoda Plaza 9-10 a.m.
Public Drivers’ Meeting 10:30 a.m.
IPL 500 Festival Parade (Downtown Indianapolis) Noon

Sun, May 25 92nd INDIANAPOLIS 500 – Tickets starting at $20 ……
Public Gates Open 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Spectacle of Bands 8 a.m.
Celebrity Red Carpet Walk Hosted by EXTRA!, Pagoda Plaza 10 a.m.
2006 MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden Demonstration Lap 11 a.m.
“On the Banks of the Wabash” Performed by the Purdue Marching Band 11:15 a.m.
Pre-Race Concert Featuring Jack’s Mannequin, Coke Zero Stage 11:20 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Celebrity/VIP Parade Lap 11:30 a.m.
Military Recognition Lap and March 12:09 p.m.
Driver Introductions, Yard of Bricks 12:32 p.m.
“God Bless America” Performed by Florence Henderson, Victory Podium 12:51 p.m.
National Anthem Performed by Julianne Hough, Victory Podium, Flyover 12:54 p.m.
Invocation by Archbishop Daniel Buechlein, Victory Podium 12:58 p.m.
“Taps,” Victory Podium 1 p.m.
“Back Home Again in Indiana” Performed by Jim Nabors, Victory Podium, Balloon Spectacle 1:02 p.m.
Command to Start Engines, Mari Hulman George, Victory Podium 1:03 p.m.
2008 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car Driver Emerson Fittipaldi Leads the Field to the Start 1:04 p.m.
Honorary Starter Floyd Mayweather Waves the Green Flag to Start the 92nd Indianapolis 500-Mile Race 1:11 p.m.

Published in: on May 20, 2008 at 9:55 am  Leave a Comment  

What to do if your boss is an IDIOT ???

So your boss is a buffoon. He’s devoid of strategic vision, yet equates his management of a backwater branch office with the duties of a CEO. He cares about his employees yet regularly insults them, with antics that could form a cultural-gaffe highlight reel. Everybody knows he’s in over his head, a lawsuit waiting to happen. Except …….

Published in: on April 11, 2008 at 3:43 pm  Leave a Comment  

HEPARIN HAS KILLED MANY PATIENTS …

The FDA reports additional patient deaths are possibly linked to the blood thinner heparin so the company is mounting a recall of all of the drug.

Baxter International Inc. will recall the remaining lots of single and multi-dose injection and it will recall HEP-LOCK products.

Last month, Baxter recalled nine lots of heparin multi-dose after the drug’s use was linked to four deaths and hundreds of mysterious allergic reactions.

Now 17 other deaths are being investigated because of a link to heparin, although the FDA reminds reporters that those patients were already very sick so a definitive cause-effect at this time has not been established.

Well a cause has now been found, the heparin was contaminated….. and maybe this didn’t happen accidentally…………

Published in: on April 10, 2008 at 2:40 pm  Comments (1)  

Broke homeowners linked to arsons

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Authorities in economically stressed cities see an increase in torched houses. Is the nation’s mortgage mess transforming more Americans into criminals?

Published in: on January 30, 2008 at 2:59 pm  Leave a Comment  

10 easy wardrobe updates

Freshen up your style by taking a hard look at what’s in your closet now. » Avoid a fashion rut

Published in: on January 25, 2008 at 9:14 pm  Leave a Comment  

Mary-Kate Olsen: `Heath was a friend’

NEW YORK – Mary-Kate Olsen calls Heath Ledger a “friend” in a brief statement released Friday, the first word from the “Full House” star since the Australian-born actor’s death.

Released by her publicist, the statement, in its entirety, reads:

“Heath was a friend. His death is a tragic loss. My thoughts are with his family during this very difficult time.”
Police said the masseuse who found Ledger’s body Tuesday spent nine minutes making three calls to Olsen before…

Published in: on January 25, 2008 at 9:13 pm  Leave a Comment  

Town abuzz over UFO

Dozens of Stephenville, TX residents insist they’ve seen an otherworldly object overhead. » What they saw

Published in: on January 15, 2008 at 10:01 pm  Leave a Comment  

Apple’s big announcement

Steve Jobs kicks off Macworld with the launch of an ultra-thin notebook computer. » How thin is it?

Published in: on January 15, 2008 at 9:57 pm  Leave a Comment  

Golden Globes: A sorry soiree

Without stars or suspense, the Golden Globes ceremony is an awkward mess. » Short but not sweet

Published in: on January 14, 2008 at 2:17 pm  Leave a Comment