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  • Could Paul McCartney's Next Hit be for Video Game 'Destiny'?

    Could a little Beatlemania rub off on Activision Blizzard's "Destiny?" Paul McCartney, who has been composing the score for the tentpole videogame, that launches Sept. 9, and was created by "Halo"-creators Bungie, will also release a single he wrote...
  • Robin Williams to be Memorialized in 'World of Warcraft'

    Blizzard Entertainment has agreed to memorialize Robin Williams in "World of Warcraft" after fans of the late comedian petitioned the company to create a non-playable character in the fantasy game. The company announced its plan to honor Williams' memory...
  • How 'Warcraft' Will Fight to Stay Relevant Before Legendary's Film Storms into Theaters in 2016

    When legendary Entertainment in 2006 announced plans to produce a movie based on Blizzard Entertainment's "Warcraft," the fantasy videogame franchise had completed a successful platform shift to the massively multiplayer online "World of Warcraft,"...
  • 73% of Sales Come from Digital in Activision Blizzard's Second Qtr.

    With "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare," "Skylanders Trap Team" and "Destiny" launching this fall, Activision Blizzard raised its sales outlook for the rest of the year, expecting to generate $4.7 billion. That's up slightly from earlier estimates of...
  • Monkton man killed in Glyndon crash on Saturday

    Monkton man killed in Glyndon crash on Saturday
    A 34-year-old Monkton man was killed in a crash in Glyndon Saturday night, police said. Police identified the man as David Wesley Blizzard, Jr. of the 500 block of Monkton Road. Blizzard was driving eastbound in the 4200 block of Worthington Ave., when...
  • Shortage forces limited use of road salt in Oak Park

    Shortage forces limited use of road salt in Oak Park
    Oak Park crews worked to clear blowing snow through Tuesday night and into Wednesday, Oak Park Spokesman David Powers said. The Public Works Department conserved the village's dwindling supply of salt, applying it to main streets, but salting...
  • Raymond C. Ventrone: EPA emissions plan would impair coal-related jobs, economy

    Throughout Pennsylvania, union members count on coal for the good-paying, middle-class jobs that enable them to support themselves and their families. I should know. As the business manager for Boilermakers Local 154 in the western part of the state,...
  • Flash flooding causes accidents throughout Lehigh Valley

    Flash flooding causes accidents throughout Lehigh Valley
    Flash floods throughout the Lehigh Valley caused several traffic accidents, but few injuries Monday evening. In Allentown, a car became stuck in deep water under a railroad bridge on South Eighth Street, south of Tioga Street, at 6:25 p.m. Reinaldo...
  • Natural gas utilities restock after bitter winter drains supplies

    Four thousand feet below central Illinois, Peoples Gas is pumping natural gas into a vast underground sandstone formation, stockpiling supply for another Chicago winter. The sandstone — its tiny pores trap and hold the gas — serves as the...
  • Next week a July 'Polar Vortex'? Depends on who you ask

    Next week a July 'Polar Vortex'? Depends on who you ask
    Next week will bring a span of unseasonably cool days and nights that could dip into the 40s in some Chicago suburbs, say weather forecasters. In a tweet on its official Twitter feed, the National Weather Service in Romeoville described the system in...
  • Skilling: The polar vortex is not coming back to Chicago

    Skilling: The polar vortex is not coming back to Chicago
    Chill out, everyone, the polar vortex is not coming back to Chicago.  Despite a tweet today from the National Weather Service, which said a "July version" of the polar vortex will hit Chicago next week, the area won't see a single flake or anything...