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  • World Cup semifinal preview: Argentina vs. Netherlands

    Brazil is still coping with the agony of a humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinal. Sure the Brazilians figured they were a long shot to win the Cup after losing so many key players, but no one expected Germany to set a record for goals in a...
  • Wisconsin astronomer discovers 'diamond star'

    A Milwaukee astronomer and colleagues have discovered a precious find: a star so old, and so cold, that it is made up of crystallized carbon better known as diamond. David Kaplan, an astronomer from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and...
  • San Diego Comic-Con TV Schedule: Will Your Favorite Shows Be There?

    San Diego Comic-Con celebrates its 45th year from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27, and once again, dozens of networks and TV studios will descend on the city with hundreds of stars and producers to promote their new and returning shows -- but...
  • Frankfort annexes 772 acres

     Frankfort annexes 772 acres
    A new medical office building is in Frankfort's immediate future, while a major housing expansion could be possible down the road. Trustees made sure of both Monday, approving plans by Riverside Medical Center of Kankakee and signing off on the...
  • No 'schadenfreude' for magnanimous Germans

    BELO HORIZONTE Brazil (Reuters) - For a team that had just crushed hosts Brazil 7-1, smashed a few records, and reached a World Cup final, Germany's manager and players were astonishingly cool on Tuesday. Clearly as stunned by the game as the...
  • Your guide to The Comedy Exposition, Chicago's homegrown stand-up festival

    Your guide to The Comedy Exposition, Chicago's homegrown stand-up festival
    When local comedian Katie McVay discovered in December that the Just For Laughs Festival was not returning to Chicago this year, she tweeted the news and posted it on Facebook with a plea for someone to put together an event to make up for the loss....
  • Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports

    Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports
    Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next: ·               Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...
  • Treat the World Cup semis like March Madness

    Treat the World Cup semis like March Madness
    With the U.S. out of the World Cup, you may be wondering "what's in it for us?" in this week's semifinals. There's plenty, I can assure you. A new patriotism If you knew the U.S. had a shot to win gold in curling in the next Winter Olympics, you'd...
  • World Cup games Saturday on TV

    A look at the two World Cup quarterfinal games scheduled for Saturday in Brazil. ARGENTINA VS. BELGIUM Where: Brasilia. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ABC, Univision. The buzz: Lionel Messi will make his 91st appearance for the Argentine national team in...
  • All eyes on Arjen Robben in Netherlands-Costa Rica World Cup game

    Arjen Robben made a mistake. No, not diving -- a habitual act of folly perpetrated by  the fast Netherlands forward -- against Mexico. It was Robben, while casting himself as an honest man, acknowledging afterward that he dove. (Which literally makes it...
  • The Dutch, Argentines aren't only ones saying adios to Costa Rica

    The Dutch, Argentines aren't only ones saying adios to Costa Rica
    Viewers with no dog in the fight between the Netherlands and Costa Rica might have asked themselves: Do we pull for the big, bad favorite that ascribes to a delightful brand of soccer or root for the heartwarming Cinderella whose ultra-defensive...