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  • Three Cases For The Word Court

    Hear ye! Hear ye! The Word Court is now in session. Today we will rule on three cases: All Tolled vs. All Told This phrase is most often used to indicate a complete accounting of items, e.g., "All told, 23 women and 24 men enrolled in the course."...
  • Margaret Carlson: The 'Downton Abbey' decor did him in

    Margaret Carlson: The 'Downton Abbey' decor did him in
    It takes a lot to catch the not-so-watchful eye of the Capitol ethics police. Members of Congress monitor their own ethics, which works about as well as you might expect. The Federal Election Commission regulates campaign finance, but it's as gridlocked...
  • HBO's 'Going Clear' a remarkable glimpse into Scientology

    HBO's 'Going Clear' a remarkable glimpse into Scientology
    Although it is not the case in most places on Earth, it is hard to live in Los Angeles, especially in Hollywood, and not be aware of the Church of Scientology. It has stamped its name, hugely, on some of the city's most visible classic buildings,...
  • Bill Kurtis beefs about the American diet during lecture in Elgin

    Bill Kurtis beefs about the American diet during lecture in Elgin
    Award-winning TV anchorman and producer Bill Kurtis broke the ice at his lecture at Elgin Community College in Elgin by showing a clip from the comedy "The Legend of Ron Burgundy," for which he provided narration and a 2009 commercial for AT&T broadband...
  • 'The Jinx' proves that documentaries can draw big audiences

    The nation buzzed about the Sunday finale of the HBO documentary series "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst" as if it was the shocking twist of a Shonda Rhimes drama series or a marriage proposal gone wrong on "The Bachelor." Just over 1...
  • Aaron Schock isn't like every millenial

    Aaron Schock isn't like every millenial
    U.S. Congressman Aaron Schock’s decision to resign came as a surprise to many. Less than a year ago, Schock stood out as a rising GOP star with virtually limitless potential. He flirted with a race for governor in the lead up to the 2014 election...
  • Apple TV 'skinny' package likely to accelerate cord cutting

    Apple TV 'skinny' package likely to accelerate cord cutting
    Apple's ambition to be a dominant player in television is expected to accelerate the unraveling of the pay-TV bundle. The tech giant is in negotiations with major television companies to offer a "skinny" package of channels that would include ABC, CBS...
  • UCF to screen 'Roadtrip Nation' show featuring student

    UCF to screen 'Roadtrip Nation' show featuring student
    The PBS documentary featuring a UCF student, a big green RV and three other college students will get a special, on-campus screening Thursday. The episode of Roadtrip Nation features Johnathan Allen, a marketing major at the University of Central Florida,...
  • For the subjects of '1971,' being Snowden before Snowden

    For the subjects of '1971,' being Snowden before Snowden
    John and Bonnie Raines were an ordinary young married couple in the early 1970s, raising three children in a Philadelphia suburb, he a college professor and she a homemaker. John had been a Freedom Rider in the 1960s, and he and his wife each attended...
  • Watchup app woos millennials with custom-curated news streaming

    Watchup app woos millennials with custom-curated news streaming
    TV news has a problem with younger viewers: It doesn't have enough of them. It's why some outlets have signed on with tech entrepreneur Adriano Farano, who is betting he can bring video journalism to young viewers who are growing up with smartphones,...
  • Duchess Catherine tours 'Downton Abbey' set, gets kudos for helping series

    Duchess Catherine tours 'Downton Abbey' set, gets kudos for helping series
    Straighten up: The duchess has arrived! The Duchess of Cambridge is the reason behind "Downton Abbey's" success, show creator Julian Fellowes said Thursday during Catherine's visit to the set. The eight-months-pregnant royal toured the historic Ealing...