| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Comptroller Peter Franchot, by starting a petition drive, has embarked on a policy initiative to require all Maryland public schools start the school calendar after Labor Day. His policy proposal is given political cover through a commission report from...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Somehow, fall in Chicago makes it a little bit easier to say goodbye to summer. The trees change from green to red, the air turns from humid to crisp, Sundays spent brunching al fresco turn into Sundays spent watching football and iced coffees are...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
TV Land has given series orders to two single-camera comedies -- "Impastor" and "Teachers" -- that are more offbeat than the cablers' past original skeins.
Both series have 10-episode orders and are targeted to premiere next year.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Continuing with the current TV trend of mining Gen X and Gen Y nostalgia for project ideas, Fox has bought a half-hour comedy loosely based on the Tom Hanks movie "Big" from "Enlisted" exec producers Kevin Biegel and Mike Royce via 20th Century Fox...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" may not post the highest numbers on the Broadway charts, but the play-with-music is making big money in a small theater: The show, powered by Audra McDonald's Tony-winning performance, broke the box office record last...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:34 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. motorists drove more miles this summer than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis, according to government data, but the cause and implications of the roadway revival may be different than in years past.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Adam Fogelson, the former chairman of Universal Pictures, has been tapped to run the movie division of the new film and television studio founded by producer Robert Simonds. The hire elevates the profile of a fledgling venture that doesn't have a name yet...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:41 AM
The Tamarac Cougars youth football league has experienced its shares of highs and lows during its 17-year history. As a member of the American Youth Football League, the program has provided a safe environment for children from the ages of 5 to 13 . The...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:23 PM
As his wayward tee shot off the 11th hole at Green Pond Country Club settled some 30 yards onto the football field at neighboring Notre Dame High School, Steve Kluemper could only shake his head.
Somehow, at some point during Saturday's quarterfinals of...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:50 AM
GoPro hoisted its high-end offering further into the age of high-definition video with the introduction of the Hero4, its latest line of participant-sports-oriented video cameras. The company also lowered the price of its cheapest camera to $129 from...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Conservatives branded it an assault on family values. The nation's drug czar warned recovering addicts not to watch it. Schools barred clothing featuring its images.
But when "The Simpsons" premieres its 26th season Sunday, TV's longest-running prime-...