Chris Christie invokes Gandhi’s wisdom: Is anyone listening? – Asbury Park Press

Chris Christie invokes Gandhi’s wisdom: Is anyone listening?Asbury Park PressChris Christie, in Tuesday’s budget address, closed with a quote from revered 20th-century peaceful activist Mohandas Gandhi. “The future depends on…

Honolulu mayor announces 2014-15 budget proposal – khon2.com

Honolulu mayor announces 2014-15 budget proposalkhon2.comHonolulu mayor announces 2014-15 budget proposal. 15 mins ago. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced his plan to balance the budget for the upcoming fiscal year…

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Indians should dump Chief Wahoo – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comFor the first time it its history, Cleveland’s leading newspaper is calling on the hometown Indians to dump their controversial Chief Wahoo logo. “One day, the Indians will say goodbye…

Highway (7 Days) First Week Collection At Box Office – Oneindia Entertainment

Highway (7 Days) First Week Collection At Box OfficeOneindia EntertainmentDirector Imtiaz Ali’s recent release Highway, which has been made with a medium budget, has concluded the first week with decent…

Some Seattle tunnel work continues as Bertha awaits fix – KOMO News

KOMO NewsSEATTLE (AP) – Even while the massive machine boring a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle awaits repair, some work continues on the project to reroute Highway 99. Workers have…

Honolulu City Council committee kills trash pickup fee bill – khon2.com

Honolulu City Council committee kills trash pickup fee billkhon2.comThe Honolulu City Council has killed a bill that would require Oahu homeowners to pay $10 per month to have their trash…

‘Pompeii’ Studio Says It Can Survive Disastrous U.S. Box Office – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterPompeii, Paul W.S. Anderson’s big-budget disaster movie, is the latest costly production fully financed by Germany’s Constantin Film to flop at the U.S. box office. The $100 million epic,…

Chris Christie’s Sandy Problem – NPR

NPRNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing criticism over what was once a source of his political strength — his handling of Superstorm Sandy. While national attention focuses on accusations…

Two words Chris Christie never mentioned in budget speech: Hurricane Sandy – The Times, Trenton

Two words Chris Christie never mentioned in budget speech: Hurricane SandyThe Times, TrentonTRENTON — A central theme of Gov. Chris Christie’s budget address last year was Hurricane Sandy. He was…

No bluff: US planning possible withdrawal of all troops from Afghanistan – CNN

CNNWashington (CNN) — We’re not bluffing, the Obama administration told Afghanistan on Tuesday in announcing it has started planning for the possible withdrawal of all U.S. troops by the end…

Christie makes big budget address – CNN (blog)

Christie makes big budget addressCNN (blog)Trenton, New Jersey (CNN) – Gov. Chris Christie pledged to make New Jersey’s largest payment ever to the state’s pension plan as he presented his…

Official ‘Godzilla’ 2014 Trailer Leaves Path of Destruction in its Wake – FEARnet.com

FEARnet.comI’m typically not into big budget blockbusters, but holy shit am I excited about Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures’ Godzilla, which is fast approaching. Directed by Gareth Edwards (Monsters), the film is…

Watch Gov. Chris Christie’s budget address live – Press of Atlantic City

Watch Gov. Chris Christie’s budget address livePress of Atlantic CityChris Christie will propose his plan for New Jersey in the next fiscal year in this afternoon’s budget address at the…

The Skinny: Oakland City Council Committees, Feb. 25, 2014 – Oakland Local

The Skinny: Oakland City Council Committees, Feb. 25, 2014Oakland LocalBE AWARE An additional item offered by Councilmember Libby Schaaf seeks to create a reserve for unfunded liabilities with $534,500. The…

Gov. Chris Christie to share proposed budget plan Tuesday – Press of Atlantic City

Gov. Chris Christie to share proposed budget plan TuesdayPress of Atlantic CityChris Christie will propose his plan for New Jersey in the next fiscal year in this afternoon’s budget address…

Nokia Asha 230 is Nokia’s cheapest yet (hands-on) – CNET

CNETBARCELONA, Spain — Of the new Nokia phones announced at Mobile World Congress, the Nokia Asha 230 is the only one to run the company’s Asha mobile platform. Although this…

Lenovo adds some firepower to its Yoga 10 – DailyTech

DailyTechLenovo today announced an update to its poplar Yoga tablet family. The original Yoga tablets were announced back in October in 8” and 10” varieties. Both machines were decidedly at…

Everything Is Still Awesome: The Lego Movie Wins Box Office For Third Straight … – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseThe Lego Movie remained on top at the box office for the third consecutive week, bringing in more than $200 million worldwide and easily eclipsing its $60 million budget. “We…

Box Office Report: ‘Lego Movie’ Continues to Build on Strong Start; ‘Pompeii … – Design & Trend

Box Office Report: ‘Lego Movie‘ Continues to Build on Strong Start; ‘Pompeii …Design & TrendThe McG-directed film took home $4.01 million on Friday, and will likely earn around $12 million…

Mayor to Miami-Dade libraries: get more efficient to receive more money – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comWith Miami-Dade libraries facing a budget crisis, Mayor Carlos Gimenez on Friday called for the system to trim spending more than the 25 percent cut sustained in the last four…

State Prison Director: Fugitive Banked On Super Bowl to Escape – Fox17

Fox17He said prisoner Michael Elliot had been planning to escape during the Superbowl, hoping it would be enough of a distraction to get away. “In an interview with the escapee,…

Super Bowl weekend makes things ‘Awkward’ for movies – USA TODAY

USA TODAY“It’s Super Bowl weekend, and whether that means that the box office is deflated because no one cares or simply that studios don’t even bother trying, it’s one of…

2014 State of the Union Address Full Speech Text

Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery State of the Union Address Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Washington, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery – Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice…

NJ. Sen. Steve Sweeney: I’ll shut down government if Chris Christie reneges on … – NJ.com

NJ. Sen. Steve Sweeney: I’ll shut down government if Chris Christie reneges on …NJ.comSenate President Stephen Sweeney today said he is willing to shut down state government if Gov. Chris…

Investing in libraries is an investment in public safety – <b>Oakland</b> Local

By oaklandlac I want to use this month’s column to talk about investing. What does a Library Commissioner know about investing? Well, to invest is to commit money or capital…

Will America fund South Sudan war? – Independent

IndependentA Sudanese man carries a bed past South Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) national army soldiers patrolling the town of Bentiu, on Jan.12, 2014. AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINA. IGAD…

Toshiba Excite and Encore Tablets, Click and Z10t Hybrids – CES 2014 – AnandTech

AnandTechThe tablet and hybrid side of Toshiba was similarly diversified, with and ultra-budget device sitting right next to a very high-end tablet. Toshiba reps said they’re going after the $99…

Toshiba’s 4K Laptops and Updated KIRAbook – CES 2014 – AnandTech

Toshiba’s 4K Laptops and Updated KIRAbook – CES 2014AnandTechThe visit to Toshiba’s booth at CES was interesting for a number of reasons, and their upcoming lineup is a good indication…

Toshiba’s 4K Laptops and Updated KIRAbook – CES 2014 – AnandTech

Toshiba’s 4K Laptops and Updated KIRAbook – CES 2014AnandTechThe visit to Toshiba’s booth at CES was interesting for a number of reasons, and their upcoming lineup is a good indication…

New milieu, fresh cast re-invigorate Paranormal Activity – USA TODAY

USA TODAYParanormal Activity was becoming the inert norm. Tales of demonic possession and spooky covens had grown predictable in this series of low-budget shaky-cam sequels. This fifth installment, however, injects…

What $2875/Month Can Rent You Around San Francisco – Curbed SF

What $2875/Month Can Rent You Around San FranciscoCurbed SFWelcome back to Curbed Comparisons, where we scour the San Francisco’s rental listings to see what your monthly budget will get you…

Federal conference spending is leaving Las Vegas – USA TODAY

Federal conference spending is leaving Las VegasUSA TODAYFederal agencies have all but abandoned Las Vegas and other resort destinations — including Hawaii and Orlando — for government meetings and conferences,…

Breaking Down Raiders’ Game Plan vs. Broncos – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportIt might be easier fixing the national budget than it is trying to figure out how to stop the Denver Broncos, even when there is little on the line.…

BOX OFFICE: IRON MAN 3 Is The Top Grossing Movie Of 2013 – Comic Book Movie

BOX OFFICE: IRON MAN 3 Is The Top Grossing Movie Of 2013Comic Book MovieThe Times has released a list of the top 10 highest grossing films of 2013, and with…

Pinewood Studios Atlanta, Fayetteville, GA Gets MARVEL’s Ant-Man, Paul Rudd

MARVEL’s Ant-Man, is the “tentpole” movie reportedly headed to Pinewood Studios Atlanta, Fayetteville, GA. This blogger has made a series of videos chronicling the construction of what will be the…