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Memorial Day

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  • History's 'Houdini' Unlocks 3.7 Million Viewers on First Night

    History's two-part original movie "Houdini," featuring Adrien Brody as The Great Harry Houdini, drew 3.7 million viewers for its first installment on Monday night, according to preliminary Nielsen estimates. While a solid number, it lags a handful of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Veterans Memorial Fund Reaches Milestone

    The Simsbury Veterans Memorial has reached one third of its funding goal of $175,000. The fund drive to date has been largely donations from Veterans organizations and from brick paver donations by individual Veteran and their families. The committee...
  • Survey: Los Angeles Missing From 2014 and 2013 Tentpoles' Shooting Locations

    Hollywood has long complained about it, but runaway production has lately reached crisis proportions. The number of films leaving Los Angeles to shoot in states and countries with generous tax incentives has accelerated -- a fact borne out by a new...
  • New coal plant pollution controls eyed

    New coal plant pollution controls eyed
    Looking to protect Marylanders from unsafe levels of smog, environmental regulators are moving to clamp down on pollution from the state's smaller coal-burning power plants, but plant owners warn that the rule could have economic consequences. The...
  • Pat Toomey: Much work remains to correct problems at VA

    Pat Toomey: Much work remains to correct problems at VA
    Pennsylvania is home to many historically significant places in our country's military history. Valley Forge, Lake Erie, Gettysburg and others were the scenes of profound sacrifice for freedom and our nation's defense. For more than 200 years, our...
  • Part Two: Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15

    Part Two: Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15
    Until a week and a half ago, gun violence on the streets of Chicago had not directly touched the jazz band at Kenwood Academy High School, at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave. But on the afternoon of May 18, Kenwood guitarist Aaron Rushing, a 15-year-old...
  • Consumers' daily spending hits nearly 6-year high, Gallup poll finds

    Consumers' daily spending hits nearly 6-year high, Gallup poll finds
    Americans reported they spent more on average each day last month than at any time since 2008, boosted by a Memorial Day spending spree, according to Gallup poll results released Monday. The self-reported average daily spending of $98 in May was up...
  • Downers Grove Police plan July 4 patrols

     Downers Grove Police plan July 4 patrols
    Downers Grove Police will increase patrols for the July 4 holiday weekend in an attempt to nab drivers who are drunk or impaired as well as motorists who are not using seat belts. Lt. Mike Willison said officers will be working "saturation patrols" in...
  • 'Mad Men' midseason finale ratings get a major DVR boost

    'Mad Men' midseason finale ratings get a major DVR boost
    Quick! Somebody, tell Michael Ginsberg that technology is not the enemy. Same-day ratings for the midseason finale of "Mad Men," "Waterloo," which aired Sunday night were relatively soft, with just 1.9 million viewers tuning in to watch.  But once...
  • Conan O'Brien to chase millennial viewers as MTV Movie Awards host

    Conan O'Brien will host the youthful, pop-oriented MTV Movie Awards for the first time on April 13 at the Nokia Theatre, the late-night host announced on "Conan" on Tuesday. At 50, he is the oldest performer ever to host the show, which tends to favor...
  • Seven refreshing craft brews to get you through the summer

    Seven refreshing craft brews to get you through the summer
    We survived the last heat wave of spring, and summer is officially kicking off in Los Angeles this holiday weekend with countless backyard BBQs, picnics, pool parties and camping trips. You don’t always want to lug bottles of craft beer to your...