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  • Protest by Brazilian truckers grows, creating shortages

    Weeklong protests by Brazilian truckers demanding lower fuel and toll prices have spread, causing shortages of gasoline and other products. The Transportation Ministry's press office said Wednesday that truck drivers were blocking roads in 10 states...
  • Soap opera star gives acting advice to Joliet high schoolers

    Theater students at a Joliet high school will benefit from the expertise of a soap opera star following his recent visit. Walt Willey, who played Jackson Montgomery in "All My Children," gave acting advice last week to Joliet Central High School students...
  • 'Parks and Recreation' finale: 'Find your team'

    'Parks and Recreation' finale: 'Find your team'
    A story about people who love one another made by people who clearly love one another, "Parks and Recreation" ended its seven-season, zigzag run through prime time Tuesday night on NBC. In the final shot, star Amy Poehler, as public servant Leslie Knope,...
  • Rauner's new head of Illinois Film Office looks to spur film and TV jobs

    Rauner's new head of Illinois Film Office looks to spur film and TV jobs
    The Illinois Film Office has a new director. Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed GOP political consultant Christine Dudley, who steps into a job that primarily focuses on luring TV and film projects to Illinois. Dudley takes over for Betsy Steinberg, who...
  • Theater review: Rewarding 'Shropshire Lad' creates narrative with poetry, music

    Theater review: Rewarding 'Shropshire Lad' creates narrative with poetry, music
    "A Shropshire Lad" is an unusual work for the Crowded Kitchen Players. The adaptation of a book of poems by A. E. Housman features verses recited by actors, presented with traditional Celtic music and dance and a bit of incidental dialogue. It is more...
  • Interviewing Aerosmith: Classic band says new concert movie catches its best as it looks to the future

    Interviewing Aerosmith: Classic band says new concert movie catches its best as it looks to the future
    When classic rock band Aerosmith took the stage at England’s Donington Festival last June, the group’s members knew it was a special night. The band burned through 19 tunes, including classic songs such as “Walk This Way,”...
  • Activists slam China's most watched program for sexist jokes

    China's annual Lunar New Year variety show, which mocked unmarried women and suggested female officials provide sexual favors to get promoted, has led to online outrage and some state media to urge more attention to discrimination against women. Sexism...
  • FCC's net neutrality plan spurs debate on how to keep open Internet

    FCC's net neutrality plan spurs debate on how to keep open Internet
    For the Internet, which has been a revolutionizing force in business, politics and the very nature of social interaction, change is not good. It's coming, regardless. The Federal Communications Commission is expected to approve landmark regulations...
  • Troy Wolverton: Keep up the pressure on the FCC

    The expected approval this week of strong new rules to protect net neutrality is a big victory for consumers, but it's no time to celebrate. The net neutrality proposal, outlined by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler this month, has...
  • Church close to starting first feature film

    Church close to starting first feature film
    A feature film to be shot in the Fox Valley area this spring is not likely to be nominated for many Oscars a year from now. But if it can help take the gospel into the world outside the church, the way movies like "Fireproof" and "Facing the Giants" and...
  • Disney to update 'DuckTales'

    Disney to update 'DuckTales'
    Will you go for a new "DuckTales"? Disney Television Animation will bring out a new version of the beloved animated series that ran from 1987 to 1990. The stars again will be Scrooge McDuck, his trouble-prone grandnephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, and...