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  • CANNES: Zeitgeist Films Picks up U.S. Rights To Volker Schlondorff's 'Diplomacy' (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES- New York-based distributor Zeitgeist Films has acquired U.S. rights to Volker Schlondorff's historical drama "Diplomacy" from Gaumont. Taking place on the day Paris was liberated by the Allies, "Diplomacy" chronicles the tense confrontation...
  • Eight chosen for induction into National Lacrosse Hall of Fame

    Eight chosen for induction into National Lacrosse Hall of Fame
    The 2014 induction class for the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame has been approved by the US Lacrosse Board of Directors. This year's eight-person class will be officially inducted in a ceremony on Saturday, October 25, at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley....
  • Around Town: Let's think about our veterans

    Memorial Day is almost here and what a long strange ride 2014 has been. The Senate committee hearing testimony of Eric Shinseki, the secretary of Veterans Affairs, has concluded. Shinseki was called in after CNN investigated the 40 preventable deaths at...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Storied history from an American flag

    In 1943 British Prime Minister Winston Churchill asked President Franklin D. Roosevelt if he wouldn't mind stopping the presidential motorcade at 154 W. Patrick St. in Frederick, Md. The two men were en route to the federal government retreat previously...
  • Could Microsoft quietly be winning the tech wars?

    Could Microsoft quietly be winning the tech wars?
    Is Microsoft actually beating its high-tech competitors? That could be the hidden message in the presentation by Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers at a company conference this week.  Chambers, striding into the audience of current and...
  • Box Office: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' to Rule Memorial Weekend With $100-Million Plus

    Wolverine and an all-star band of mutants will launch a full-on assault on multiplexes this Memorial Day weekend, and though they may deliver one of the biggest comicbook movie openings of all time, the overall domestic box office will struggle to match...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Memorial Day events, tour to teach food and medicinal uses of native plants

    There will be two local events commemorating Memorial Day on Monday. The Montrose Chamber of Commerce will host a Memorial Day ceremony at 8 a.m. in front of the Vietnam War Memorial at Honolulu Avenue and Oceanview Boulevard in Montrose. Built in...
  • Fulton Market historic district could kill what it honors, critics say

    Fulton Market historic district could kill what it honors, critics say
    To help guide growth in the booming West Loop, the city has proposed a land use plan that includes a controversial recommendation to landmark sections of Fulton and Randolph streets as a historic market district. But, businesses worry the move could...
  • AAA Forecasts Increase in Memorial Day Weekend Traffic

     
    After a brutal winter for most of the country, motorists are planning to hit the road in droves this Memorial Day weekend. AAA is reporting that around 31.8 million Americans will drive 50 miles or more this weekend, up from......
  • Scenes from 4 top Emmy contenders go under the microscope

    Scenes from 4 top Emmy contenders go under the microscope
    If a hair or a drop of blood can unlock the whole sequence of a human being's DNA, it makes sense that a single scene in an outstanding television series can also be a microcosm, encapsulating in miniature the elements that make the show so engrossing....
  • York Supervisors recognize outstanding youth

    The York County Board of Supervisors recognized four high school seniors Tuesday, presenting each with an award and a $500 scholarship. Owen Robinson, a Bruton High student, received the community service award for volunteering at a local pool teaching...