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  • Real Solution looking for real repeat in Million

     Real Solution looking for real repeat in Million
    Two of the most important conquests of Chad Brown's seven-year training career have come on Million day at Arlington International Racecourse. Now, after capturing last year's Arlington Million with Real Solution on a disqualification and the $750,000...
  • Ask Tom: A history of hurricanes hitting the U.K.

    Dear Tom, I was surprised to read about Bertha hitting the U.K. Has that happened before? — Molly Melchor, Chicago Dear Molly, Many hurricanes fade away, weakening as they passing over the cold waters of the North Atlantic, but others become...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Windsor Locks Resident Awarded George J. Mitchell Scholarship

    Meghan Hussey, of Windsor Locks, a 2012 University of Pennsylvania graduate, is one of 12 Americans selected to receive a George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate studies in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance, the...
  • Brazilian magnates luring Chiquita shareholders with hard cash

    Chiquita Brands International's shareholders and board of directors are likely to find two Brazilian firms' offer of $610 million cash hard to turn down, some analysts said Tuesday, as the companies try to break up Chiquita's planned merger with Irish...
  • Titanic Studios, Home to 'Game of Thrones,' to Add Two Stages

    LONDON -- Titanic Studios, the production facilities in Northern Ireland where "Game of Thrones" is shot, is to add two stages as part of a £14 million ($23.5 million) upgrade. The facilities, which sit on an eight-acre site in Belfast, received the...
  • 'Frank' is tailor-made musical madness that won't be to every taste

    Some movies are built for mass appeal, and some aim smaller, "festival films" they're called. "Frank" feels like a "festival film" aimed squarely at one festival, the one that is the setting of its third act. Here's an eccentric tragicomedy, with music,...
  • Musikfest: Another marriage proposal, big crowds, variety and more observations

    Some random thoughts and observations on Musikfest after four days. Another proposal After Musikfest had its first-ever main-stage proposal at Jason Derulo's concert Sunday, the festival had its second onstage proposal in two days Monday when a man...
  • Arlington International will be truly that Saturday

    Arlington International will be truly that Saturday
    For virtually the entire 89-day meeting at Arlington International Racecourse the fields are a study in domesticity but on Saturday the palatial track will become a thoroughbred world capital. Twelve foreign horses — five from Ireland, five from...
  • Peabody Auditorium's 2014-15 season

    Peabody Auditorium's 2014-15 season
    The 66th season at the Peabody Auditorium offers comedy, music, dance and Broadway touring shows. Among the stars in the lineup are Jerry Seinfeld, Aaron Tippin, Lewis Black and Joan Rivers. The Broadway shows are led by perennial favorite "Mamma Mia!"...
  • Chiquita CEO says Ireland move not fueled by tax bill

    Chiquita Brands International's decision to merge with an Irish fruit company and base its headquarters in Dublin wasn't fueled by tax savings, CEO Ed Lonergan said Thursday, defending the company against a wave of political opposition that's arisen to...
  • Wrongful Conviction Is Costly Injustice

    Wrongful Conviction Is Costly Injustice
    In 1989, Kenneth Ireland of Manchester was sentenced to 50 years in prison for a sexual assault and murder he didn't commit. Two decades later, the persistence of the Connecticut Innocence Project and the DNA evidence that the group presented set him...