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  • Social Media Buzz: 'If I Stay' Tugs on Young Emotions to Top Box Office

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • Do Sunday-Morning Talk Shows Need a Makeover?

    Amid hand wringing over the direction of TV's Sunday-morning talk shows, Bob Schieffer sees little need to change "Face The Nation, the program he has hosted since 1991. He sees reason to add more segments to accommodate shorter attention spans or...
  • Ice Bucket Challenge stirs controversy in drought-plagued California

    The simple act of dumping ice water onto one’s head has turned into one of the most viral feel-good campaigns of 2014.   More than 2 million Ice Bucket Challenge videos featuring tech giants such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...
  • Ferguson highlights generational gap between youth, civil rights-era marchers

    Ferguson highlights generational gap between youth, civil rights-era marchers
    It hasn't been so easy for traditional civil rights-era activists in this small St. Louis suburb in recent weeks, where the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer has put them on all-too-familiar turf: challenging...
  • Hopeful times ahead for Chicago Jazz Festival

     Hopeful times ahead for Chicago Jazz Festival
    After three and a half decades, can the tradition-bound Chicago Jazz Festival evolve into something better, newer, fresher? Can the event break with formulas of the past and prove worthy of the great jazz city whose name it bears? At this late date,...
  • Goodman puts key state witness under fire

    Wellington polo executive John Goodman's defense attorneys are challenging the credibility of a key state witness in his upcoming DUI manslaughter retrial — the first person Goodman spoke to after the Feb. 12, 2010 crash that killed 23-year-old...
  • Militants blame U.S. for their apparent beheading of U.S. journalist

    A video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of an American journalist by the militant group Islamic State, nearly two years after the reporter disappeared in Syria. The video, which was posted on YouTube and later taken down, shows a...
  • Six Small Things to Notice While Surfing FXX's 'Simpsons' Marathon

    Five hundred and twenty-two episodes of "The Simpsons" shown over 278 continuous hours? Don't have a cow, man! When 21st Century Fox's general-entertainment outlet FXX unspools every "Simpsons" half-hour ever made (plus the 2007 movie) starting at 10 a....
  • NCAA: General expenses climbing faster than revenue for most FBS schools

      As school administrators continue to figure out the financial impact a new NCAA governance model could have on their institutions, the NCAA released its annual financial report Wednesday indicating that general expenses among most Football Bowl...
  • Illinois college athletic programs heavily funded by students

     Illinois college athletic programs heavily funded by students
    In 2008, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville began its transition from Division II to Division I athletics. Today, its men's basketball games are broadcast to millions and ticket sales are at historic highs. Donations more than tripled in 2013...
  • Health exchange seeks to re-enroll all who bought insurance plans

    Health exchange seeks to re-enroll all who bought insurance plans
    Maryland health exchange officials plan to contact every person who bought one of their insurance plans last year to get them to re-enroll in November. Most of the nearly 79,000 people who gained private coverage in the state under the Affordable Care...