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Vaughn delivers in latest movie

Vaughn delivers in latest movie

McClatchy Tribune

December 4, 2013

A lot of people can not fathom having one kid but imagine finding out you are the biological parent of more than 500 children.Actor Vince Vaughn (“The Internship” 2013, “The Watch” 2012, “Wedding Crashers” 2005), plays David Wozniak in Director Ken Scott’s dramatic comedy “Delivery Man...

Security measures are too much

airport security:Miami Dade Police officer Mark Huetter walks the concourse at Miami International Airport.:McClatchy Tribune

Mike Stocker

November 3, 2010

The security the government provides is an illusion. Yassir Afifi, a student in Santa Clara, lived in Egypt from 2002 to 2008. His father, Aladdin Afifi, was president of the Muslim Community Association in America until his death last year. Yassir Afifi knows that he has been on an international watchlist...

Editorial: Americans need full disclosure

McClatchy Tribune

State Hornet

May 13, 2009

Last month, President Barack Obama's administration released four George W. Bush-era CIA memos that gave legal justification for harsh interrogation practices. Since then, the public has been divided on the prospect of trying the individuals who perpetrated these acts as criminals. Obama and Attorney Gen...

Look Hot and Stay Warm in the Cold Weather

Layering a dress with leggings is a must this winter.:Photo courtesy

Kevin Sullivan

February 2, 2007

Brrr! It's cold out there. With the past few weeks of freeze warnings, the cold didn't leave much room for fashion. Boxy jackets, formless pants and bulky accessories, such as scarves and gloves, were a usual sight during the chill. But don't let the freeze make your fashion sense cold. Sacramento State...

Dive into The Guardian

Image: Dive into The Guardian:On the set of a new movie about the U.S. Coast Guard,

Josh Huggett

October 1, 2006

The Navy has "Top Gun." The Army has "Platoon." The Marines have "Full Metal Jacket" and the Air Force has "Iron Eagle." The action thrillers have dazzled audiences with their oftentimes shocking and always heroic glimpses into life in the US military. But what is missing in this lineup is the presence...

Meat consumption to rise

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Melissa Filbin

June 26, 2006

(U-WIRE) COLLEGE STATION, Texas - In the next 14 years, the demand for meat is predicted to double, creating a growing concern in the United States and Europe about the health and environmental effects of meat consumption, according to the International Food Policy Research Institute. Global meat consumption is...

Capped, gowned and hired

Image: Capped, gowned and hired:Dressed for success, University of Kansas students Brandon Trice (from left), Tom O'Dea and Ari Shapiro waited for job interviews last month at the University Career Center in Lawrence, Kansas. Experts say many companies are offering incentives to new gr:

Mara Rose Williams

May 24, 2006

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tom O'Dea dressed for the hunt. His tie, perfectly knotted, lay neatly over the buttons on his pressed white shirt. His buffed black shoes complemented his charcoal-gray suit. The 22-year-old Overland Park, Kan., resident had gone to the University of Kansas Career Center in April seek...

Even though ‘Poseidon’ sinks, this movie doesn’t

Image: Even though 'Poseidon' sinks, this movie doesn't:Mike Vogel and Emmy Rossum star in

Josh Huggett

May 12, 2006

The summer blockbusters are here and with it inevitably come the epic disaster films. Take a big boat, an even bigger wave, a cast of good looking actors, and literally mix them all together and you get "Poseidon." A remake of the 1972 classic "The Poseidon Adventure," starring Gene Hackman, Poseidon is the st...

This ‘mission’ is better than the rest

Image: This 'mission' is better than the rest:Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) right, rescues IMF Agent Lindsey Farris (Keri Russell) in

Aubrey Henry

May 5, 2006

It seems only fashionable nowadays to figuratively jump all over Tom Cruise like he literally did to a certain talk show hostess' couch. At the risk of sounding unoriginal, I was never a huge fan of Cruise. From Cocktail, to Top Gun, to A Few Good Men and down the line, I didn't like Tom because he w...

This futuristic film brings comic book ‘vendettas’ to life

Image: This futuristic film brings comic book 'vendettas' to life:Natalie Portman as

Josh Huggett

March 24, 2006

The vigilant valor and violence revealed by the vigilante in "V for Vendetta" vicariously vows to validate the very verocity of various movie fanatics and conveys an undertone that is viable and virtuous. See the movie and you'll understand what I'm talking about. The fascist British government has em...