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September 2014 Edition

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CMH Fashion Week: The Guide

CMH Fashion Week, now in its fifth year, wants to showcase the best of Ohio's designer talent. Here's our guide to the event.

In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data

NEW YORK (AP) - The circulation of nude photographs stolen from celebrities' online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a system used by a growing number of Americans to store personal information over the Internet.

Apple acknowledges some celebrity info compromised

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is acknowledging that computer hackers broke into the accounts of several celebrities to steal personal photos that have been posted online, a security breakdown that the iPhone maker blamed on the intruders' ability to figure out passwords and bypass other safeguards.

How to protect your data in the cloud

NEW YORK (AP) - The circulation of nude photographs stolen from celebrities' online accounts has raised questions about the security of storing information over the Internet, a growing practice known as the cloud.

Expelled black students' parents sue Ohio district

CINCINNATI (AP) - The parents of four black students who allege their children were expelled over rap music videos are suing an Ohio school district, charging violation of free speech and other constitutional rights.

Family: Joan Rivers on life support

NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

California Made in America show sizzles on day 2

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The second day of downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival sizzled on Sunday as more than 34,000 concertgoers grooved to an eclectic mix of rock, hip-hop and electronic music under the blazing sun.

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

Celebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

For gamers, combating online abuse not easy

SEATTLE (AP) - While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it's so prevalent among the gaming community.

Made in America music festival rocks Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A group of sexy dancers backed Iggy Azalea as Rita Ora joined her on stage. Kendrick Lamar shared the spotlight with label-mate Schoolboy Q during his set. Afrojack got the crowd jumping, and Imagine Dragons closed out the evening.

Longtime personal chef to Obama weds MSNBC host

POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. (AP) - President Barack Obama on Saturday temporarily set aside the pressures of trying to calm the world's trouble spots and assumed the role of spectator for something more joyous: the wedding of the Obama family's longtime chef and friend.

5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

NEW YORK (AP) - The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office. Or it could have been Michael Bay's sequel-reboot hybrid "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the lone movie to even approach $1 billion globally.

Obama's tan suit buzzed around the world

NEW YORK (AP) - Quick! What exactly did President Barack Obama say from the White House briefing room about Syria, Iraq and Ukraine while dressed in the tan suit buzzed 'round the world?

Chelsea Clinton quits as NBC News reporter

NEW YORK (AP) - Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and the imminent birth of her first child.

Pop-up series highlights sous chefs

Thursday, Aug. 28, marked the inaugural pop-up for Here to Disrupt, a new culinary project aimed at showcasing creative fare from second- and third-tier Ohio chefs. In June, the team earned second place in the restaurant category at local culinary contest The Big Pitch, encouraging them to organize a series of pop-ups.

Dish Pick: Pierogi Mountain

My Polish husband always keeps an emergency supply of pierogis in the freezer. And, until recently, I must admit the stash was typically a box or two of Mrs. T's. He'd admit they weren't the best-but they'd sate his cravings in a city that's never been brimming with readily accessible potato-stuffed dumplings.

Officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said.

Officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said.

B'way season features Sting, Jackman and Peter Pan

NEW YORK (AP) - The coming Broadway season has something for everyone - a musical by Sting, a magician-filled SUV, the incomparable Hugh Jackman, the equally regal Helen Mirren, a musical set in a funeral parlor and not one, but two Gyllenhaals. Here's a look at some highlights of the 2014-15 season:

'Cops' crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show "Cops" as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday.

Da Levee ready to open in Gahanna

They've moved in equipment, passed inspections and purchased ingredients; now Justin Boehme and his Da Levee team are only days away from turning out po'boys and roux at their new grab-and-go spot in Gahanna.

Correction: Emmys-List story

In a story Aug. 26 listing the Emmy Awards winners, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Adam Bernstein won for outstanding directing of a miniseries, movie or dramatic special for "Fargo." Colin Bucksey won the category for "Fargo." Bernstein was also nominated for his direction of "Fargo."

13-year-old Texas fashion designer finds success

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor - a painter since she was 3 - took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork. She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well, taking the class twice more that summer. Now, at 13, her line is debuting at Nordstrom stores this fall and she's set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week.

Review: 'As Above' so-so

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Abandon all hope, ye who enter here," is the inscription uncovered by a gang of 20-something treasure hunters in the catacomb-hopping horror flick, "As Above, So Below." But the warning could easily apply to viewers checking out this rather hopeless mash-up of "The Descent" and "(Rec)," not to mention a dozen other found-footage movies that have clogged the screens over the last five years.

Hofbrauhaus aims for October opening

The 18,000-square-foot brewpub is slated to open Oct. 21, says marketing director Matt Plapp, but brew master Robert Makein will start mashing the Munich-based chain's beers next month.

'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' win Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as "Orange Is the New Black."

SHOW BITS: Keeping the audience in their seats

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Show Bits brings you the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.

SHOW BITS: We win, let's eat

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Show Bits brings you the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.

'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' win Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black."

SHOW BITS: Welcome to Jesse's house

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Show Bits brings you the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.

Rapper arrested for firearms in shooting probe

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has been arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal firearms during an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert in Silicon Valley, authorities said.

SHOW BITS: Stars stop and schmooze

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Show Bits brings you the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.

Laverne Cox goes goddess on Emmys red carpet

NEW YORK (AP) - Taylor Schilling and her "Orange is the New Black" crew walked the Emmys red carpet Monday - Schilling dressed in a lighter-than-air, pale halter gown with subtle sparkle and fellow cast member Uzo Aduba in strapless red.

Lomonico's will soon expand Downtown

It's been a busy and successful first year for the Italian-American restaurant Lomonico's, which opened 10 months ago in a Pickerington strip mall. In fact, the feedback has been so positive that, today, owners Craig Lomonico and Andrew Borenstein announced they'll soon be opening a second location Downtown.

Four Spots for Craveable Crepes

Crepes are enjoying their time on hot griddles around town as more eateries focus almost exclusively on the thin French pancakes. Here are the three best spots dedicated to the crepe.

Miley Cyrus: 'I'm in constant gratitude of life'

NEW YORK (AP) - Miley Cyrus said when she stole the night at last year's MTV Video Music Awards, she didn't realize her impact and influence. Now, the singer says she wants to use her powers for good.

Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande kick off MTV VMAs

Nicki Minaj helped open the MTV Video Music Awards with a "Bang" as she brought her "Anaconda" video to life with a rump-shaking performance and had a wardrobe malfunction when she performed with Ariana Grande and Jessie J.

Katy Perry channels Britney at MTV VMAs

Katy Perry and Riff Raff took it back to 2001 Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake in matching denim, while Amber Rose channeled Rose McGowen circa 1998 in barely there silver with cascading silver chains at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards.

Rap mogul Suge Knight hurt in nightclub shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was injured in an early morning shooting Sunday in a packed nightclub but was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant said.

BC-Fashion-Wearable Tech

NEW YORK (AP) - Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers try their hands at developing smart, stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking performance and health, or simply making connected lives easier to manage.

"Fashion is Art" at Opera Guild brunch

The Opera Guild of Dayton's annual BRAVO! Champagne Brunch and Fashion Show will take on an artistic flair this year with the theme of "Fashion Is Art."

Dish Picks: Farm to Plate & shout outs

It's been a great week of eating as we continue our annual Farm to Plate week through Sunday, Aug. 24. You've still got a few more days to get in on the deal-as a refresher, all dishes featured at area restaurants are made with at least 70 percent local ingredients. Head here for a full list of restaurants and menus.

Buzzed: The Great Margarita Hunt

Limepocalypse 2014 has at last abated, meaning it's time to enjoy fresh lime juice and garnishes in the quintessential summer cocktail. Margaritas are amiable, to say the least, so grab a salt shaker and let our guide steer you to the right riff.

Short Order: Mussels and More at The Crafty Pint

Lately, the term "gastropub" is both overused and thrown at any bar with food. The Crafty Pint, however, fits the definition-a place that gives equal credence to both what's flowing out of the taps and coming out of the kitchen.

A Cool Treat to Fit Your Mood

In the dog days of August, beat the heat with one of these cool treats. Follow along to find which one best suits your mood.

State & Third Brings Retail Therapy Downtown

For nine-to-fivers itching for a quick office escape at lunchtime or a bit of retail therapy after work, Becky Brisker's corner store State & Third is a welcome addition to Capitol Square.

Julianne Hough dances back to 'Dancing' as judge

NEW YORK (AP) - "Dancing With the Stars" says two-time champion Julianne Hough is returning to the ballroom as a judge this season. She will preside alongside Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli.

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