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V.21 No.12 | 3/22/2012

news

The Daily Word in Manning’s millions, Earhart’s disappearance and Winfrey’s layoffs

The Daily Word

A Russian military unit arrives in Syria. Russia has been one of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s closest allies. Human Rights Watch cites Syria for “serious human rights abuses.”

Quarterback Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos agree to a 5-year, $96 million dollar deal.

What does this mean for crestfallen Tim Tebow?

The U.S. State Department is re-opening the unsolved case regarding the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart.

Disney is expected to take a $200 millon dollar loss from underwhelming film John Carter, one of Hollywood’s biggest flops.

The death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin set to go before a grand jury.

Oprah “Iron Fist” Winfrey lays off 30 Oprah Winfrey Network employees.

The gunman in France who killed three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school filmed the shooting with a camera attached to his neck.

Hebrew University plans to release Albert Einstein’s complete archives online.

On July 1st, 8 million college students will see their student loan interest rates double.

The New York Times plans to cut free online access to its content in half, requiring a subscription to view more.

APD officer shoots and kills a man after police say he used his SUV to ram cars.

New Mexico’s graduation rates have gone down three points since 2002.

Some people looking for jobs are getting asked for their Facebook passwords during interviews.

Wendy’s takes the ranking from Burger King as the country’s second biggest hamburger chain.

V.21 No.10 | 3/8/2012
It’s like   Avatar  , but with green people instead.

Film Review

John Carter

Get your ass to Mars. ... Or not. It’s a long way and not always worth the trip

John Carter is a perfectly good action adventure. Unfortunately, it’s probably not good enough to revive a nearly 100-year-old franchise that’s had little success breaking out of its literary roots. Fans of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ swashbuckling source novels may be more impressed than they’d have thought, but it seems unlikely that the general public will soon be consumed by John Carter fever based on Disney’s fair-to-middling fantasy flick.

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