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  • The 10 Best TV Surprises of 2014

    The 10 Best TV Surprises of 2014
    Critics should avoid bringing too many expectations to projects, trying to view each with a fresh set of eyes. But inevitably, returning programs, the occasional new show and even entire networks/services foster certain preconceived notions, based on...
  • Brandon Stoddard dies at 77; ABC exec behind 'Roots,' 'Thorn Birds'

    Brandon Stoddard dies at 77; ABC exec behind 'Roots,' 'Thorn Birds'
    Brandon Stoddard, the longtime ABC executive who played a key role in the 1970s classic "Roots" and other pioneering miniseries, has died. He was 77. Stoddard, who died Monday at his home in Bel-Air, had bladder cancer, said his wife, Mary Anne Dolan....
  • Review: 'The Interview'

    Review: 'The Interview'
    Editor's note: Sony announced Tuesday that it will give “The Interview” a “limited theatrical release” beginning Christmas Day, with the movie showing in a handful of independent theaters across the country. Originally scheduled...
  • Holiday special! A YouTube Christmas, especially for you

    Holiday special! A YouTube Christmas, especially for you
    The holidays are a special time — that is to say, a time for specials. All over the television, the seasonal signifiers, the holly and the mistletoe, trees and lights, snowflakes and fake furs are dragged out of storage and gaily appended to...
  • Armitage leaves 'Hobbit' with a load of treasures

    Hundreds of questions with the hashtag #AskThorin were waiting when the King under the Mountain was ready. Richard Armitage, the actor who portrays Dwarf leader Thorin Oakenshield in "The Hobbit" trilogy, jumped in to the live Twitter event recently and...
  • Hampton eyes tourism tax breaks

    Hampton eyes tourism tax breaks
    Hampton may soon ask the General Assembly's permission to create a series of tax breaks for private developers who build entertainment and tourism-based projects. The breaks are given as part of the state's tourism zone program, which Newport News...
  • 70 years later, Battle of the Bulge vet still shivers at memory of battle

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. Outside his window, rain threatened to turn to ice. "I thought we might be getting some Bastogne weather," Paul Rogers said, standing in his Overland Park living room but thinking back to his forest foxholes in Belgium during the...
  • 2014 in review: Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Romeoville

    2014 in review: Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Romeoville
    It was a busy year in our neck of southwest Chicagoland. As this calendar year wraps up, here is a roundup of the prominent local stories we wrote about in Plainfield, Bolingbrook and Romeoville. Thanks for reading and send any news tips in 2015 to...
  • Special Report: In Jakarta, that sinking feeling is all too real

    Special Report: In Jakarta, that sinking feeling is all too real
    The Ciliwung River flows from a volcano south of the Indonesian capital, through the heart of one of the world's most densely populated cities and almost into Jakarta Bay. Almost, because for the final mile or so of its course, the river would have to...
  • 2014 in review: Arlington Heights

    2014 in review: Arlington Heights
    Rising electric rates, a bailout for a downtown theater and schools giving up nearly $1 million in federal subsidies were among the most prominent local stories in the northwest suburbs in 2014. Here's a look at some of the year's biggest stories....
  • Smaller Internet gems reign supreme in the year on TV

    Smaller Internet gems reign supreme in the year on TV
    In this year of television I found myself often excited by small things — some new, some new to me, perhaps having earlier escaped my notice by virtue of their very smallness. Some were small in the sense that they did not take up much time,...