March 27, 2010

Junior's Reading And Viewing List:
March 25 - 26, 2010

Last Update - March 27, 2010 at 4:47 AM EDT

To catch you up on the last couple days, here is Junior's 'Reading And Viewing List' for March 25 through March 26, 2010. As usual, it includes the lastest news on music, racing (WRC and Formula 1), super hero comics in movies and Washington Capitals hockey.

March 26, 2010

Montgomery Co. Police Sergeant Faces Theft Charge
By AP - Posted at

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) ― Montgomery County officials say a police sergeant has turned herself in after pocketing thousands of dollars from altered payroll submissions.

County police charged Sgt. Jacqueline Davey on Friday with one count of felony theft scheme. They say she reduced the amount of leave subtracted from her leave balance...

BSO Musicians Agree To Pay Freeze, Cuts
By AP - Posted at

BALTIMORE (AP) ― The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's musicians have agreed to take another salary hit to help the organization weather the recession.

Players accepted a freeze for the 2010-2011 season on Thursday...

Frederick Film Festival Opens
By AP - Posted at

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) ― It's too warm for Sundance and too cold for Cannes, so this must be the Frederick Film Festival.

The event opens Friday for a two-day run of 12 feature films, 50 shorts and appearances by a couple big-name movie folks...

Virgin allowed to fit larger fuel tank
Posted at

The FIA has given Virgin permission to increase the size of their fuel tank on reliability grounds after the new team discovered it may not be big enough to get them to the end of the race at some events...

Local hero Webber fends off retirement talk
Posted at

Mark Webber was a trifle bemused at Albert Park on Thursday to find himself having to take time out from his focus on winning for Red Bull in his homeland to fend off rumours of possible retirement at the end of the year.

Sources quoted rival Lewis Hamilton as saying he thought Webber might consider quitting Formula One racing at the end of 2010, if he were able to land this season’s drivers’ championship. Webber, however, insists he has no such thoughts right now...

Classic AC/DC Film On DVD
By mdome at Classic Rock

The AC/DC film Let There be Rock is to be released on DVD early next year.Filmed at the Pavillion De Paris in December 1979, with the late Bon Scott on vocals, it will come with bonus footage, the details of which have yet to be confirmed.

Find out more at

Carolina Never Quits
By Joe Beninati - Capitals Play-by-Play
at Comcast SportsNet - Washington, DC

Please don't let these guys slip into the 8th spot in the East. Carolina never quits against Washington and pushed them to the limit tonight.

The Hurricanes jumped out to a quick 2-0 advantage. Jamie McBain has a bright future ahead of him. Hurricanes coach Paul Maurice has noticed this youngster on the radar screen this year and his NHL baptism is going well. He blasted a slapper past a screened Semyon Varlamov to give the locals the lead early in the period...

March 25, 2010

Postgame Notebook: Hurricanes 3, Capitals 2, SO
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at

Not Tonight – A night after coming back from a 2-1 deficit to forge a 4-3 shootout victory against archrival Pittsburgh on home ice, the Caps sought a repeat performance against the Hurricanes in Carolina. This time, the Caps came up on the short end of a 3-2 shootout decision...

Washington Capitals Players After Road Loss
To Carolina Hurricanes

Posted on Caps365 at

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Michael Schenker Group To Release Live DVD This Fall
Posted by Nightwatcher at Nightwatcher's House Of Rock

Planet Rock is reporting that Michael Schenker has revealed that the Michael Schenker Group will be releasing a brand new live DVD later this year.

The MSG have been touring Japan in recent weeks and in a post on his official website Schenker revealed...

No 'Pink Bodysuit' For Blake Lively In 'Green Lantern',
Two More Actors Added To Film's Cast

By Blair Marnell at MTV's Splash Page

With filming of director Martin Campbell's "Green Lantern" well underway in New Orleans and only hours after it was announced that Angela Bassett has signed on to portray Amanda Waller in the film, two additional actors have been confirmed to appear within the movie...

Finding a Coveted Connection with Home Three Thousand Miles Away
By pucksandbooks at On Frozen Blog

I’m 2,700 miles from home, my business is finished for the day, and all I want in this world at 3:00 Pacific Coast Time on Wednesday is some manner of sports bar within walking distance of my Orange County, California, hotel, one that will afford me a plausible shot at watching the Capitals and Penguins on the NHL Network. It’s non-NHL Network cable television in my hotel room, and at the hotel bar...

McLaren: Diffuser change won’t affect our pace
Posted at

McLaren have been in the headlines recently thanks to their innovative diffuser design. Although a clarification of the rules by the FIA has forced the British team to make slight modifications to the MP4-25 ahead of this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix, principal race engineer Phil Prew isn’t concerned about the effect the changes will have on the pace of Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button. In a Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 'Phone-In' session, Prew also discussed the performance of the new teams, the speed of the Red Bull in Bahrain, and the chance of rain this weekend...

Fernando Alonso Q&A: It’s F1 racing, not Cirque du Soleil
Posted at

Winning the opening race of the season is always sweet, even if it doesn’t necessarily reflect the grid’s true pecking order. No surprise then that Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso seems at one with the world ahead of this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix. Speaking to the assembled media in Melbourne on Thursday, he admitted it’s too soon to tell who is really quickest - and whether the new rules will make for more exciting racing...

Exclusive Franz Tost Q&A: Toro Rosso must push harder
Posted at

The season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix was not a happy race for Toro Rosso. Although team principal Franz Tost was happy with the progress of Spanish youngster Jaime Alguersuari, he was annoyed a hydraulic problem on Friday all but ruined Sebastien Buemi’s weekend. Here Tost reviews the Sakhir race, evaluates the impact of the ban on refuelling and looks ahead to a better result in Melbourne...

Robert Culp dies at 79; actor starred in 'I Spy' TV series
By Dennis McLellan at Los Angeles Times

Robert Culp, the veteran actor best known for starring with Bill Cosby in the classic 1960s espionage-adventure series "I Spy" and for playing Bob in the 1969 movie "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice," died Wednesday morning. He was 79.

Culp fell and hit his head while taking a walk outside his Hollywood Hills home. He was found by a jogger who called 911 and was pronounced dead at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles, said Lt. Bob Binder of the Los Angeles Police Department. An autopsy is pending...

Caps Close Out Season's Series With Canes
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at

A week after absorbing a 4-3 overtime loss to the Hurricanes in Carolina and a night after a 4-3 shootout win over the Penguins on home ice, the Capitals head back to Raleigh to close out the season’s series with the Hurricanes on Thursday night at RBC Center...

Stanley Cup Atmosphere
By Joe Beninati - Capitals Play-by-Play
at Comcast SportsNet - Washington, DC

It was amazing tonight. All the elements of Stanley Cup atmosphere were present and the teams on the ice gave a first rate performance.

This game had so many twists and turns it had to rank very highly on the list of most exciting games of the season...

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