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Marilyn Hagerty’s review of Ruby Tuesday goes viral

February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Marilyn mania is back.
Grand Forks Herald food columnist Marilyn Hagerty’s latest review of restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday has gone viral, and once again so has her popularity.
Hagerty will fly to New York on Friday to film a segme…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Marilyn Hagerty’s review of Ruby Tuesday goes viral

February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Marilyn mania is back.
Grand Forks Herald food columnist Marilyn Hagerty’s latest review of restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday has gone viral, and once again so has her popularity.
Hagerty will fly to New York on Friday to film a segme…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Did ‘Biggest Loser’ winner take it too far?

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

#biggestloser #tookittoofar #skeletal #anorexic. Holding my iPhone close to my face in bed Tuesday night, I watched as the shocked, frightened and concerned hashtags, tweets and posts started filling up my feeds.
On Wednesday morning, I picked up my…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Was winner’s loss too big? Minn. native losses 60 percent of her body weight, causes outcry

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — “The Biggest Loser” finales are always eye-opening. Tuesday’s was jaw-dropping.
Stillwater native Rachel Frederickson won the popular NBC weight loss TV show and took home $250,000 by shedding 60 percent of her body weight….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Forum Communications chosen over N.D. NBC Network for NDHSAA television contract

March 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO – The North Dakota High School Activities Association will enter into negotiations with Forum Communications for the rights to televise North Dakota high school athletics, a move that had its contested moments Friday at the NDHSAA Board of Directors meeting. Continue Reading

NBC’s Engel, TV crew escape abduction in Syria

December 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BEIRUT NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel said Tuesday he and members of his network crew escaped unharmed after five days of captivity in Syria, where more than a dozen pro-regime gunmen dragged them from their car, killed one of their rebel escorts and subjected them to mock executions. Continue Reading

NBC correspondent escapes Syria kidnapping

December 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BEIRUT (AP) NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel said he and his television crew were kidnapped for five days by pro-regime gunmen who subjected them to mock executions and kept them bound and blindfolded. They escaped during a firefight between their captors and rebels and reached Turkey on Tuesday.
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Justin Kirk leaves ‘Weeds’ to monkey around in ‘Animal Practice’

August 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The role couldn’t be more different from Andy Botwin, the hedonistic tag-along he plays on Showtime’s “Weeds,” which wraps up its eighth and final season this summer. That’s just fine with Kirk. Continue Reading

NBC draws ire for not streaming Olympics ceremony

July 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Even before NBC signed on for its coverage of the Summer Olympics in London on Friday, it drew a storm online for its decision not to stream the opening ceremony digitally. Despite the grumbling, it’s a decision that may pay off for the network. Continue Reading

Ann Curry out as Today host at NBC

June 28, 2012 in West Central Tribune

NEW YORK A tearful Ann Curry said goodbye after one year as co-host of NBC’s “Today” show Thursday, saying “this is not as I expected to ever leave this couch after 15 years.”
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