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  • 'Jeopardy' puts local newsmakers to the test

    Alex Trebek: "Welcome to 'Jeopardy!' Let's meet our first contestant, Nazareth police Chief Thomas Trachta." Chief Trachta: "Hey, who put these Fire Trachta stickers all over my podium?" Alex: "Ha! We just thought we'd have a little fun with your...
  • Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries

    Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries
    The History channel is promoting its upcoming "Houdini" miniseries with interactive bus shelters challenging Chicagoans to hold their breath for three minutes — duplicating one of the magician's legendary tricks. The two-day series will run...
  • Don Pardo dies at 96; 'Saturday Night Live' announcer

    Don Pardo, the legendary NBC announcer whose deep, resonant voice was heard for more than three decades on "Saturday Night Live," has died. He was 96. Pardo died Monday evening, according to NBC spokesman Rich Licata. The cause was not given, but...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' Announcer Don Pardo Dies at 96

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Don Pardo, whose voice was synonymous with "Saturday Night Live" for generations of fans, has died. The radio and TV announcer was 96. CBS Radio News confirmed the news with a Tweet: Don Pardo, the long time television, radio...
  • Don Pardo, legendary 'Saturday Night Live' announcer, dead at 96

    Don Pardo, legendary 'Saturday Night Live' announcer, dead at 96
    Don Pardo, the seldom-seen, booming-voiced announcer for "Saturday Night Live" for nearly 40 years, died on Monday aged 96, according to multiple family and media reports.  Pardo's death at his home in Tucson, Arizona, where he had continued to pre-...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' announcer Don Pardo dead at 96

    LOS ANGELES, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Veteran broadcaster Don Pardo, the seldom-seen, booming-voiced announcer for NBC's television sketch comedy show "Saturday Night Live" for nearly 40 years, died on Monday aged 96, the New York Times and other media...
  • Victim of nanny abuse shares her story

    Victim of nanny abuse shares her story
    When the news of her abusive nanny hit the media in Utah, Sarah Tueting tried to stay out of the public eye. It's not that she was shy or unaccustomed to the spotlight. She'd been making news since she was the only girl on the New Trier High School...
  • Cognitive computer chip apes brain architecture

    Cognitive computer chip apes brain architecture
    Computer science is getting stunningly close to granting the wish of the Scarecrow, not to mention the needs of the modern soldier. The Pentagon has long sought what the Wizard of Oz could not manufacture: a brain, or at least an electronic cognition...
  • 'Halt and Catch Fire' season finale recap, '1984'

    'Halt and Catch Fire' season finale recap, '1984'
    1984 brought us another presidential term for Ronald Reagan, the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, the return of "Jeopardy! to television" (with Alex Trebek as host), and the birth of Hulkamania, Katy Perry, Scarlett Johansson, LeBron James and Ethan...
  • South Florida teen wins 'Jeopardy!' semifinal

    South Florida teen wins 'Jeopardy!' semifinal
    He named the salted fish delicacy found only in the Mediterranean: the anchovy. He identified the author of the words "All Gaul is divided into three parts": Julius Caesar. And he named the playwright who created the Norwegian manor Rosmersholm: Ibsen....
  • Arlington Heights teen bets it all, loses on 'Jeopardy!'

    Arlington Heights teen bets it all, loses on 'Jeopardy!'
    An Arlington Heights 17-year-old went all in on "Teen Jeopardy" and lost on the final question, though most of her episode was interrupted by the president Tuesday. "How many people can say that? Of course, national security takes precedence," said...