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  • TV Picks: 'Little White Lie,' Hilary Knight, 'Off Camera'

    TV Picks: 'Little White Lie,' Hilary Knight, 'Off Camera'
    "Little White Lie" (PBS, Monday). If "The Jinx" left a bad taste in your mouth -- the only taste it could have left, if you are not yourself a monster -- you might cleanse your palate with this "Independent Lens" entry, another film about life stranger...
  • TV review: 11 kids' shows that promote literacy

    TV review: 11 kids' shows that promote literacy
    The best way for kids to appreciate words and language is by reading to them. But TV can be another tool to help kids develop and enhance their literacy skills. Check out these excellent shows for little kids that encourage learning about letters, words,...
  • TV picks for the week of March 22-28

    Happy endings dominate the TV schedule this week. I guess they could be unhappy endings too, depending on how much you like these shows and whether or not they'll be coming back. Here's what caught my eye: Sunday: "PBS Previews," 7 p.m., PBS: Check out...
  • New television series features farming in Rhode Island

    A new television series about farming in Rhode Island will soon begin airing. The state Department of Environmental Management says the five-part series, "Harvesting Rhode Island," begins at 6 p.m. Sunday on Rhode Island PBS. DEM Director Janet Coit...
  • 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...
  • Olen Steinhauer's new novel reunites spies with a shared history

     Olen Steinhauer's new novel reunites spies with a shared history
    Olen Steinhauer openly acknowledges Christopher Reid's poem "The Song of Lunch" — or rather the PBS Masterpiece dramatization of it — as inspiration for his latest spy puzzler. The TV version centers on two former lovers, played by Emma...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dashboard Confessional tour coming to Miami

    Dashboard Confessional tour coming to Miami
    Boca Raton alt-rock hero Chris Carrabba is taking Dashboard Confessional on the road for a summer tour with Third Eye Blind that will stop at Bayfront Park in Miami on June 6. Tickets are $30.75-$45.25 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, March 13, at...