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Columbus Day

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  • Broadway Box Office: Columbus Day Drives Street-Wide Spike

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Columbus Day brought a surge of long-weekend tourism business to Broadway last week, with the holiday spurring major gains all along the Street at shows including newly anointed critical darling "The Curious Incident of the Dog...
  • Ebola taunts at Northampton-Nazareth soccer game hurt West African player, guardian says

    A West African player on Nazareth Area High School's boys soccer team was taunted by Northampton players with chants of "Ebola!" during a game last week, according to his legal guardian. Edward Bachert, custodian for the 16-year-old soccer player,...
  • In Poconos, weariness sets in as manhunt for shooting suspect grinds on

    CANADENSIS, Pa. 7:30 a.m.: A school bus cruises along a foggy country road, carrying children to school. A few cars back, a black armored vehicle rolls past a blinking sign. "Closed to hunting," it reads. Minutes later, a man waits for breakfast at...
  • What we learned from the Ducks' 5-1 victory over Buffalo

    At a news conference announcing a glimmer of good hockey news in this city Monday, Buffalo Sabres President Ted Black told of how “10 years ago, this was a distressed franchise.” Well … OK, the city was named Monday as the host of the...
  • Bruins win on Briere goal in final second

    EditorsNote: Fixing officials time of goal to 0.5 seconds, stead 0.4 Bruins win on Briere goal in final second BOSTON -- Daniel Briere could not have picked a better time to score his first goal with his new team. The veteran forward, a natural...
  • Late-day swoon sinks stocks

    Stocks are ending sharply lower after a late-afternoon slide. The stock market couldn't shake off a case of the jitters from last week and closed sharply lower again on Monday. Airlines, energy and materials stocks were among the biggest decliners....
  • In Poconos, weariness sets in as manhunt for Eric Frein grinds on

    In Poconos, weariness sets in as manhunt for Eric Frein grinds on
    CANADENSIS, Pa. - 7:30 a.m.: A school bus cruises along a foggy country road, carrying children to school. A few cars back, a black armored vehicle rolls past a blinking sign. "Closed to hunting," it reads. Minutes later, a man waits for breakfast...
  • Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute

    Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute
    The Art Institute of Chicago on Monday enjoyed a marathon of a different kind as almost 2,000 runners took advantage of an offer of free admission. Those numbers helped fuel a visitor surge comparable to the museum's biggest attendance day in 2013,...
  • Are you celebrating Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day?

    Are you celebrating Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day?
    Happy Columbus Day – or Happy Indigenous Peoples Day if you live in one of the growing number of localities that have renamed the holiday to honor the people who lived in America before Columbus showed up, and their descendants. Berkeley, it won&...
  • Baltimore gymnast Whittenburg has 'rough night' in finals at worlds

    Et cetera Whittenburg has 'rough night' in finals Donnell WhittenburgĀ of Baltimore finished 17th in the men's all-around finals Thursday at the Gymnastics World Championships in Nanning, China, with a score of 86.248. The Edgewood alumnus placed first...
  • West suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15

    West suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct. 9 Cirque Italia: Cirque...