Archive for July 9th, 2010

Netflix signs movie deal with Relativity Media

Friday, July 9th, 2010

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc has struck a deal with Relativity Media LLC to screen its movies ahead of pay-TV channels for the first time, putting it in competition with the likes of Time Warner’s HBO or Showtime.

Census Director Robert Groves Admits ‘We May Have Duplicates’

Friday, July 9th, 2010

(CNSNews.com) – U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves told CNSNews.com on Wednesday that the Census has “no way, unfortunately, of knowing” whether or not homeless individuals were counted twice, and added, “we may have duplicates.”

Hitwise: Bing share of searches increases 7 percent for June 2010

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Experian Hitwise Press Release: View Online. Contact: Matt Tatham 212.380.2939 / matt.tatham@hitwise.com
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Experian Hitwise reports Bing share of searches increases 7 percent for June 2010
Google receives 71 percent of share of searches

NEW YORK, NYJuly 8 2010 – Experian® Hitwise® announced today that Google accounted for 71.65 percent of all U.S. searches conducted in the four weeks ending June 26, 2010. Yahoo! Search, Bing and Ask received 14.37 percent, 9.85 percent and 2.19 percent, respectively. The remaining 70 search engines in the Hitwise Search Engine Analysis Tool accounted for 1.94 percent of U.S. searches.

Percentage of U.S.searches among leading search engine providers

Domain

May 2010

June 2010

Month-over-month percentage change

www.google.com

72.17%

71.65%

-1%

search.yahoo.com

14.43%

14.37%

-0%

www.bing.com*

9.23%

9.85%

7%

www.ask.com

2.14%

2.19%

2%

Note: Data is based on four-week rolling periods (ending May 29, 2010 and June 26, 2010) from the Hitwise sample of 10 million U.S. Internet users.Figures are for Web searches only.
*This includes executed searches on Bing.com but does not include searches on Club.Live.com.
Source: Experian Hitwise

AP – 2 Gored In Spain’s Running Of The Bulls

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Thousands took part in the dash to keep ahead of six fighting bulls and six bell-tinkling steers who try to keep the bulls together in a tight pack along the 930-yard (850-meter) course from a holding pen to the northern town’s bullring.

Jim Talent at National Review – At Last, the Debate has STARTed – President Obama’s treaty weakens national security

Friday, July 9th, 2010

The weaknesses of President Obama’s New START treaty with Russia are finally starting to surface in Washington. On Monday, Mitt Romney weighed in against the treaty in a Washington Post column. The former Massachusetts governor raised concerns previously aired by Amb. John Bolton (in National Review), by the Heritage Foundation’s Dr. Kim Holmes, and – in testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee – by former undersecretaries of state and defense Bob Joseph and Eric Edelman.

KMBC – ESPN To Air Special On LeBron james Annoucement

Friday, July 9th, 2010

LeBron James’ big moment is here – not as an NBA champion but as a free agent. There will be no parade, no ring ceremony, no banner raising.

Amazon launches UK grocery Web site

Friday, July 9th, 2010

(Reuters) – U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc has launched an Internet grocery service in Britain, it said on Wednesday, joining a fast-growing but competitive market.

MySpace sale reports are “fabrications” says News Corp exec

Friday, July 9th, 2010

SUN VALLEY (Reuters) News Corp digital chief Jonathan Miller said on Wednesday his company is not in talks to sell its once popular social networking site MySpace and described reports of any discussions as “fabrications.”

Newsmax on Sarah Palin: A Replacement for Steele?

Friday, July 9th, 2010

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Glenn Beck on Don Berwick – Obama forces through another socialist

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Obama forces through another socialist

The President has just decided to skip the pesky Senate confirmation process and simply appoint socialist Don Berwick to head up the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Once again the media yawns as Obama just does what he wants, regardless of process and law. Glenn plays Berwick’s own disturbing words on rationing, on radio today. ( Transcript, Insider Audio, FREE Insider Extreme clip)

Op-Ed, Christopher Berger – Courtwatching

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Courtwatching, by Christopher Berger

One of the issues that seems to come up every time we have a Supreme Court nomination is that of cameras in the courtroom. As of now, the Justices do not allow cameras into their proceedings, merely transcripts and the occasional audio tape, and that seems unlikely to change. But there’s great pressure to bring the cameras in and allow C-SPAN to broadcast the Court’s proceedings. I think this is, bluntly, a very bad notion. (more…)

City of Shawnee – New Agenda Packet

Friday, July 9th, 2010

A new agenda packet for review. Please follow the link to our website.

http://www.cityofshawnee.org/Agendas

CITY OF SHAWNEE                           City Council Meeting                                  AGENDA                           Monday, July 12, 2010
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KMBC – Bank Inside OP Senior Facility Robbed

Friday, July 9th, 2010

The bank is at 6077 W. 107th St.
The gunman was described as 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighing 275 pounds. He was wearing a red baseball cap and had a red bandana over his face. He was a black man in his early 20s, the FBI said.

KMBC – Crews Close 1 Lane Of I-470 At I-435

Friday, July 9th, 2010

The right lane of westbound Interstate 470 to westbound Interstate 435 was closed Thursday afternoon after a routine inspection revealed ground settlement beneath the highway lane in the 3-Trails Crossing interchange, a Missouri Department of Transportation news release said.

Leavenworth County Republican Party – Opening of Party Headquarters

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Leavenworth County Republican Party

July 7, 2010

The Republican Party of Leavenworth County will celebrate the official opening of our Party Headquarters for the 2010 election season on Saturday, July 10, between the hours of 11:30am and 1:00pm.

The headquarter’s office is located at 110 S. 5th Street, Leavenworth.

Come out and meet your elected officials and candidates for office, enjoy light refreshments and meet some great people who share your concerns, and have a great time.

For the month of July, our hours of operation will be Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 12:00 – 5:30pm.

In August, we will operate Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am – 6:00pm.

Volunteers are needed and welcome. For questions contact John Bradford, 913-683-0871, JBradford@kc.rr.com

John Bradford, Chairman
Leavenworth County Republican Party