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Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk

September 20, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago’s iconic skyscrapers — partly because of... more »»

Sibelius Academy Music Festival

September 20, 2014 HANCOCK — It may seem kind of contradictory, but during the Sibelius Academy Music Festival, the music of the 20th century Finnish composer isn’t always part of the event, according to Leslie Dukes. more »»

New 'NCIS' spinoff sets up shop in New Orleans

September 20, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The newest members of the “NCIS” TV franchise understand the importance of family roots. more »»

Comedy, tragedy mingle for Shakespeare at Fenway

September 20, 2014 BOSTON (AP) — Five centuries after William Shakespeare wrote “Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown,” the Boston Red Sox have been deposed as World Series champions, bouncing from last place to... more »»

Bill Cosby to loan art to Smithsonian

September 20, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — After amassing a private collection of African-American Art over four decades, Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille, plan to showcase part of their holdings for the first time in an... more »»

'Three Cups of Tea' author plans reluctant return

September 20, 2014 BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Greg Mortenson doesn’t want to talk about his best-selling “Three Cups of Tea” book, but everybody else does — including his own charity. more »»

Directors Guild finds TV diversity hiring stalled

September 19, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women and minorities are largely shut out of the ranks of TV series directors in a stubbornly unchanged pattern of hiring, according to a Hollywood guild study released Wednesday. more »»

Coping with lactose intolerance

September 18, 2014 HANCOCK — Even among humans, the ability to digest lactose past childhood is an anomaly, albeit a widely shared one in some populations. more »»

Spooktember campout this Saturday

September 16, 2014 LAKE?LINDEN?— With the help of the Downtown Development Authority, Lake Linden is hosting a Halloween-themed camping event Saturday being held at the Lake Linden Campground. more »»

Kathy Griffin's guide to late-night TV

September 13, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Last year, as a late-night TV shake-up ended with yet another chorus line of white male hosts, Joan Rivers decried the lack of women in any of the coveted jobs as “beyond... more »»

Redmayne to Gyllenhaal, actors lead Toronto buzz

September 13, 2014 TORONTO (AP) — This year’s Toronto International Film Festival belonged to the actors. more »»

Once in a lifetime...

September 12, 2014 HOUGHTON?— Former Baraga resident Leah Mayo recently received an opportunity very few people do: to attend the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting in Germany. more »»

Monkey study: Ebola vaccine works, needs booster

September 11, 2014 By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — New monkey studies show that one shot of an experimental Ebola vaccine can trigger fast protection, but the effect waned unless the animals go... more »»

Serious respiratory illness hits hundreds of kids across U.S.

September 11, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of children in more than 10 states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials say may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ... more »»

The Diary of Anne Frank

September 11, 2014 By SCOTT?VIAU sviau@mininggazette.com CALUMET?— The story of Anne Frank is one most people become familiar with in school and now that story will come to life on the stage of The Calumet Theatre. more »»

British royal couple expecting second child

September 11, 2014 LONDON (AP) — Prince George is not going to be an only child for long — the toddler will soon have a baby sister or brother to share his fancy digs at Kensington Palace. more »»

Review: No surprise the surprise U2 album shines

September 11, 2014 Everything about U2’s new album is unexpected. Like its very existence, for one, after the Irish rock band dropped it on iTunes users Tuesday in a surprise move. more »»

'Dolphin 2' a warmly immersive adventure

September 11, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Containing all the elements that made the 2011 original boy and his dolphin story a hit with audiences and critics, Charles Martin Smith’s “Dolphin Tale 2” is another engaging fil... more »»

Actor Richard Kiel dies at 74

September 11, 2014 FRESNO, Calif. — Richard Kiel, the towering actor best known for portraying steel-toothed villain Jaws in a pair of James Bond films, has died. He was 74. more »»

Le Guin wins honorary National Book Award

September 11, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Ursula K. Le Guin, the science fiction and fantasy writer widely celebrated as a visionary and compelling storyteller, is receiving an honorary National Book Award. more »»

 
 
 

 

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