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  • Local service woman will be on 'Jeopardy' tonight

    Local service woman will be on 'Jeopardy' tonight
    Paige Ormiston, a judge advocate for the Naval Air Force Atlantic in Norfolk, was a champion for a day - on "Jeopardy!," that is.  Ormiston appeared on the popular syndicated game show on Tuesday and scored a big victory. She led her two opponents after...
  • A pen mightier than its user?

    If Watson, IBM's cognitive computer and "Jeopardy!" winner, were taking notes while working with students at Ohio State University this summer or dreaming up another barbecue sauce recipe, it'd probably reach for a Livescribe 3 smartpen. In human...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 'The Young and the Restless' wins a stream of Daytime Emmy Awards

    The 41st Daytime Emmy Awards might forever be remembered as the one with the online buffering. The best in daytime talk, soap operas and news gathered Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the annual ceremony, hosted by crude funnywoman Kathy Griffin....
  • This man set a record for hosting 'Jeopardy!' Who is ... Alex Trebek?

    This man set a record for hosting 'Jeopardy!' Who is ... Alex Trebek?
    If you host a game show long enough, eventually you will become a trivia question. That's what has happened to "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek, who set the Guinness World Record for "most game show episodes hosted by the same presenter (one show)" on Friday....