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  • 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...
  • IBM Takes On The Science of Solar-Power Forecasting

    IBM Takes On The Science of Solar-Power Forecasting
    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. — At the headquarters of IBM Research, a curved glass structure surrounded by acres of woods, clusters of high-powered servers hum constantly, their digital eyes trained on the clouds. Information from weather services,...
  • The Exploratorium's STEM seller

    The Exploratorium's STEM seller
    Americans love the fruits of science, but the rigors it takes to grow them — that's another matter. A full-court press for more STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — students and teachers is still coming up short. Since...
  • North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champion ends streak

    North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champion ends streak
    North Shore "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins' winning streak ended Monday, with the formidable women's record-holder taking third place in her 21st and final episode. "I’ve had a while to get used to it, but still, with the final episode...
  • Taylor Hall breaks Wayne Gretzky's Edmonton record for fastest goals

    Taylor Hall breaks Wayne Gretzky's Edmonton record for fastest goals
    By scoring two goals in eight seconds against the New York Islanders on Thursday, the Oilers' Taylor Hall did several things: 1. Put himself in position to become a future "Jeopardy!" answer. 2. Forced a rewrite job -- OK, a slight modification --...
  • Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials

    Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials
    There was a time when Christian charities would raise money by showing films of their good works in church basements. Then Russ Reid, a marketing man who specialized in religious groups, came up with a bold plan for World Vision, a client that sought to...
  • Howard High teacher to compete on 'Jeopardy!'

    Howard High teacher to compete on 'Jeopardy!'
    Howard High School chemistry and forensics teacher Cathy Bloedorn will compete as a contestant on the television quiz show, "Jeopardy!," this week, officials from the show said. Bloedorn is slated to appear as part of the quiz show’s Teachers...
  • Airbus pushes for 18-inch minimum seat width on jetliners

    Airbus pushes for 18-inch minimum seat width on jetliners
    The airline industry has been packing more passengers into smaller seats over the last few years, and now one of the world's largest jet manufacturers is calling for an end to the crush. Airline seats with less legroom and thinner seat back cushions...