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  • South Florida teen is runner-up in 'Jeopardy!' tournament

    South Florida teen is runner-up in 'Jeopardy!' tournament
    Boca Raton teen Alan Koolik lost the final match Friday in the 'Jeopardy!' Teen Tournament in a rare sudden-death round. Alan, an incoming senior at the Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, triumphed in three previous appearances but ended the game's...
  • CBS Making Unprecedented Push For 'Thursday Night Football'

    Having spent $275 million to buy the rights to "Thursday Night Football," CBS is putting the full might of the company behind it to make sure all of America will be watching. "There hasn't been an initiative at the CBS corporation in decades as large and...
  • Local 'Jeopardy!' champ charged with child sex assault

    Local 'Jeopardy!' champ charged with child sex assault
    A former “Jeopardy!” champion from Arlington Heights accused of child sexual assault met his alleged 15-year-old victim at a suburban mall where he worked as a security guard, police said Thursday. Jerome Slowik, 28, was charged in...
  • Bob MacLeish: Ad man who helped homeless find shelter

    Bob MacLeish: Ad man who helped homeless find shelter
    He taught his three children to appreciate laughter, beauty and wonder, fought for his country in the South Pacific, spent decades working in advertising, ministered to jail inmates and helped Orlando's homeless find warm places to sleep on cold nights....
  • '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, 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Corrections and clarifications for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

    A map in Wednesday's main section showing Nik Wallenda's proposed high-wire walk in Chicago had an incorrect scale. The scale showed 400 feet, not miles. A Business story Wednesday about "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek misspelled actor Darrell Hammond's...