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CNN tumbles in Ratings for February



February cable ratings are in –  Piers Morgan may be out at CNN, but what about the rest of the network’s primetime, which looked none too good for the month, all losing around half their audience compared to same month last year? CNN‘s Anderson Cooper at 8 PM dropped 47% February to February in overall audience to average 421,000 viewers, and 46% in the news demo to 127,000 viewers for the month, according to Nielsen. In his defense, Cooper’s lead-in, Erin Burnett Outfront, dropped 39% to post an average of 293,000 viewers in February –  CNN’s smallest monthly haul in the timeslot in more than two decades — and slipped 32% in the news demo to 100,000 viewers. Morgan’s getting scrubbed from 9 PM at CNN because, for instance, he logged 347,000 viewers for the month — down 46% –  and 100,000 demo viewers — down 38%.
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A judge struck down New York City’s pioneering ban on big sugary drinks Monday just hours before it was supposed to take effect, handing a defeat to health-minded Mayor Michael Bloomberg and creating uncertainty for restaurants that had already ordered smaller cups and changed their menus.

State Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling said the 16-ounce limit on sodas and other sweet drinks arbitrarily applies to only some sugary beverages and some places that sell them.
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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — From 12:00 a.m. – 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 26 (tonight at midnight) the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office’s phones will be out of service due to work being done by AT&T to repair broken fiber from a vehicle accident. During the maintenance period, all CPSO phone lines will be down.

If anyone needs to reach CPSO during the scheduled downtime, please call 911 and the information will be relayed to the appropriate office.
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Internet services were down across Syria on Thursday as rebels and government troops waged fierce battles near the Damascus airport, wounding two Austrian peacekeepers and forcing international airlines to suspend flights.

Activists accused the government of pulling the plug on the Internet, and warned the move may signal the regime is readying a major offensive on rebel fighters. The government denied the Internet was down nationwide, but offered conflicting reasons for what it said were only regional outages – terrorists and a technical failure.
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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA — On Friday, March 9 from 4:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office will be performing telephone system maintenance. During the maintenance period, all CPSO administration phone lines will be down.

If anyone needs to reach CPSO during the scheduled downtime, please call 911 and the information will be relayed to the appropriate office. View full article »


The remaining Republican presidential candidates treated Jon Huntsman’s endorsement of Mitt Romney as he bowed out of the race Monday much they way they treated Huntsman during his candidacy — with barely a glance.

“I like Jon Huntsman. I actually got a chance to meet him and his wonderful wife and family and I wish him the very, very best, and he brings something to the table. But this is a race about who’s going to be the strong conservative against Barack Obama,” Rick Santorum told Fox News. View full article »

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U.S. users woke up to empty in-boxes for a second day, even as BlackBerry services buzzed slowly back to life Thursday across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India, after a multi-day outage that interrupted email messages and Internet services for millions of customers.

Day four of BlackBerry’s on-going troubles — the second day for many U.S. users in a saga that began Monday morning — promises to be frustrating for millions of users across the country who have come to rely on their smartphones to remain connected to businesses and friends. View full article »

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