After battling numerous stomach diseases in her young adult life, Jordan Wessel decided to participate in a swimsuit competition that would open her eyes to the world of fitness contests, beauty pageants and modeling.
A Planet Fitness club member was surprised recently with a check for $1,000 and a free membership for a year. Additionally, the fitness chain matched the giveaway with a presentation of a check for $1,000 to the 100 Club of Arizona.
After decades of discussing immigration reform, we have passed nothing that changes the broken system. There was a lot of talk for the past few months that both the Senate and the House had bills ready for presentation; however, the deal is off.
You may not recognize the name Megan Hilty, but if you’ve ever watched NBC’s “Smash,” you’ll discover a familiar face. Hilty starred as Ivy Lynn in the musical sitcom, singing the hit song “Let Me Be Your Star,” but her career actually started on Broadway with starring roles in “9 to 5: The Musical” and “Wicked.”
In nearly six months People Who Could Fly has gone from a new band just starting out to being signed by a manager, recording its first EPA (a CD with a small amount of songs on it), and this weekend the local band will travel to California to perform at the Viper Room in Hollywood and audition for “America’s Got Talent.”
So have you made some? You know what I mean. Have you made some New Year’s resolutions? Something about January and the need to change the number when we write the date that drives us to make bold declarations about how we are going to amend our lives for the next 365 days. Chances are you are a much better person than I am, but I was never very good at keeping New Year’s resolutions. For years I made the one about losing some weight — a lot of weight actually. Not much success there. And then there is the one about getting more exercise. There are cobwebs on the spokes of my bike.
You may recognize her from TV, but you might not realize Audra McDonald, who played Dr. Naomi Bennett on ABC’s hit television series “Private Practice,” has a major career as a concert and recording artist, regularly appearing on the great stages of the world.
After spending a few years as a reporter and bartender, Kathleen Madigan dove into comedy and has found consistent work as a comedienne for 25 years. She’s made frequent appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Late Show with David Letterman,” and “The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” and earned multiple accolades and much praise for her routines.
When people think of television journalism, Katie Couric is one of the first names that comes to mind. She’s been all over during her career, from co-anchoring NBC’s “Today” show to being the first solo female anchor of a national news broadcast on “CBS Evening News” with Katie Couric. She’s also a best-selling author and outspoken cancer advocate. Now, Couric hosts and executive produces her own syndicated daytime talk show, “Katie.”
In this film publicity image released by Disney, Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, right, and Flynn, voiced by Zachary Levi are shown in a scene from the animated feature, "Tangled." The film was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best animated feature film, Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010. The Golden Globe awards will air on Jan. 16 on NBC. (AP Photo/Disney Enterprises, Inc.)
The Thunder look to return to their winning ways behind a talented junior class and a group of committed seniors in 2014.Produced by David JolkovskiNarration by Jason P. SkodaInterviews (in order of appearance):Cade van RaaphorstTJ RobertsAlex FarinaDrew McIntyreCoach Dan HindsAdrian PerezAndrew MacnairSaxon McDonald