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  • 'Doc' Emrick, Voice of NHL, talks a good game

     'Doc' Emrick, Voice of NHL, talks a good game
    TAMPA, Fla. — The voice of hockey wasn't born with a voice for hockey. "I had to get help," Mike "Doc" Emrick, NBC's play-by-play man, says of his voice Wednesday morning as he sits in the third row of an empty Amalie Arena. As a boy, he was...
  • Spirit Airlines adds service from Chicago to Mister Rogers' hometown

    Spirit Airlines adds service from Chicago to Mister Rogers' hometown
    Spirit Airlines on Wednesday said it will begin new service between Chicago and Mister Rogers' neighborhood, a tiny airport in Latrobe, Pa., near Pittsburgh. The new daily nonstop route on the ultralow discount airline will begin May 7 between O'Hare...
  • Students from Aurora school to be on Chicago TV show

    Students from Aurora school to be on Chicago TV show
    East Aurora's Fred Rogers Magnet Academy, an elementary school for third- through eighth-grade students talented in math, science and technology, is moving to public television Sunday as some its kids will be featured at 11 a.m. on WTTW in a show called...
  • Students from Aurora school to be on Chicago TV show

    Students from Aurora school to be on Chicago TV show
    East Aurora's Fred Rogers Magnet Academy, an elementary school for third- through eighth-grade students talented in math, science and technology, is moving to public television Sunday as some of its kids will be featured at 11 a.m. on WTTW in a show...
  • Winter Park Boat Tour guides arrived from all over for one of the best jobs in Florida

    Winter Park Boat Tour guides arrived from all over for one of the best jobs in Florida
    Some people come to Central Florida searching for their dream job: graphic designer, ranch cowboy, chef, Disney princess. Others stumbled upon their ideal vocation by accident on the Winter Park Chain of Lakes, sometimes with two or three careers...
  • Winter Park History Museum finds success with train exhibit

    Winter Park History Museum finds success with train exhibit
    It’s the 1880s, in the city of Boston. A couple recalls that the previous winter, there was a blizzard so devastating that it actually claimed lives. That’s when the husband points out he promised that the following winter, they would make a...
  • PBS Offers Digital Sneak Peek of Kids' Series 'Odd Squad' Before November Debut

    "Odd Squad," a new series about problem-solving kid detectives, won't appear in full on PBS's airwaves until late November - but the audience most likely to watch the program will be able to get clues about it starting today. In the latest signal that TV...
  • PBS Counting On Connecticut Fifth Grader In New Show 'Peg + Cat'

    PBS Counting On Connecticut Fifth Grader In New Show 'Peg + Cat'
    Every other week or so, fifth-grader Hayley Faith Negrin of Weston hops on a Metro North train with her mom after school and heads to a studio in Brooklyn. Somewhere along the way, the perky 10-year-old becomes the even perkier and younger voice of...
  • Review: PBS Kids' 'Peg + Cat' takes on math — and problem solved

     Review: PBS Kids' 'Peg + Cat' takes on math — and problem solved
    "Peg + Cat," pronounced "Peg Plus Cat," a new, math-themed cartoon, will be added Monday to PBS Kids, the preschool lineup that already includes "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That" and "Curious George." (Added — get it?) It is the perky...
  • Repairing Kobe Bryant, Zack Greinke just another day's work for him

    Repairing Kobe Bryant, Zack Greinke just another day's work for him
    On Friday, April 12, Dr. Neal ElAttrache of the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles slept without trouble, which wouldn't be news except for one thing. The next day, ElAttrache had a pair of surgeries scheduled on athletes whose combined price tag this...
  • Casey Kasem understood America's love of optimism and a moving story

    Casey Kasem understood America's love of optimism and a moving story
    He remembered everything about that night. He remembered the song they slow danced to -- "You Are My Lady." He remembered the play of the lights in her hair as he held her. He remembered her eyes as she looked up at him. He remembered wanting to spend...