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Laura Kina, 39, is half Asian-American and half white. Her husband is Jewish, and her stepdaughter is half Hispanic. Her family, including her fair-skinned, blue-eyed biological daughter, lives near Devon Avenue in the heart of Chicago's Indian and...
Zap2ItBig Bird is leaving Sesame Street and heading for Washington, D.C. A grassroots protest to save PBS funding, dubbed the Million Muppet March, is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3 -- three days before the presidential election -- at the National Mall....
Two of the more memorable observations to come out of Mitt Romney during the first presidential debate had to do with fibs and Big Bird. The candidate said that as the father of sons, he knows that repeating a lie doesn't make it true. As to the latter?...
Last night's presidential debate was a controversial one, as most modern political events tend to be these days. One of the biggest talkers coming out of the first debate was GOP contender Mitt Romney straight up admitting that he's going to cut PBS...
Green Bay television station NBC26 made fun of the infamous replacement referees who botched Monday night's football game by using a replacement weather guy on its show. The substitute weatherman sounded like a "Sesame Street" character and said that...
If you've ever attended an Ozomatli concert, you know it's sort of like being swept up in a Disneyland parade for adults. The unclassifiable L.A. band -- OK, call its members Latino-hip-hop-reggae-rockers, if you must -- is known for a kinetically feel-...
Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer best known for giving voice to Count von Count, the silly but instructional vampire mathematician on television's "Sesame Street," died Thursday at his home in Cape Cod, Mass., the Sesame Workshop announced. He was 78....
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterBob Alsfasser used to drive a semi, sometimes not seeing his family in South Bend for weeks. Ramiro Rodriguez used to work long hours at the Walgreens in Niles in his role as assistant manager. These days, both men no longer have to worry about being...
VarietyPBS topped all networks with 13 kudos Sunday at the Creative Arts portion of the Daytime Emmys. Nickelodeson was second with 10 awards, followed by ABC with eight in the ceremony held at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles. The remainder of the...
Snorkel, sail, windsurf or kayak? Maybe you'd rather stretch out in the hammock on the wrap-around deck outside your room and take in the killer views of the North Sound of the British Virgin Islands. Take your pick at the Bitter End Yacht Club (http://...
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VarietyLongtime "Sesame Street" writer Judy Freudberg, who co-created the show's "Elmo's World" segment and also scripted animated features "An American Tail" and "The Land Before Time," died of a brain tumor in New York on Sunday, June 10. She was 62....
When Kevin Clash was a boy in Baltimore County, he'd watch TV mere inches from the screen and wish he could walk right into "Sesame Street." It didn't take him long to get there. At 15, the kid from Turners Station became the regular puppeteer on a...
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