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  • HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders'

    HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders'
    Computers already have bested human champions in "Jeopardy!" and chess, but artificial intelligence now has gone on to master an entirely new level: "Space Invaders." Google scientists have cooked up software that can do better than humans on dozens...
  • Oily chess game continues with BP strike

    Oily chess game continues with BP strike
    A union contractor tradesman who's working inside the BP Whiting refinery plant has joined dozens of other workers who've contacted me since United Steelworkers union members joined a national strike on Feb. 7. The tradesman is not a member of USW and...
  • Talk of the County: Readers argue merits of red-light cameras

    Talk of the County: Readers argue merits of red-light cameras
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com. Keep red-light cameras I would...
  • St. Louis Rams perhaps step toward L.A., and that raises questions

     St. Louis Rams perhaps step toward L.A., and that raises questions
    For an under-the-radar billionaire whose nickname is Silent Stan, the owner of the St. Louis Rams just made his voice heard loud and clear. Stan Kroenke has joined forces with the owners of the Hollywood Park site, and they plan to build a massive...
  • Ralph V. Marchetti

    Ralph V. Marchetti
    Ralph V. Marchetti, a veteran city public schools educator who was also a familiar presence at Camden Yards, where he served as an usher for two decades, died Dec. 18 at his Overlea home of heart failure. He was 65. "Ralph was among the kindest and most...
  • 15 ways to get healthy in Howard County in 2015

    Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
  • Alvarez-Kirkland not viewed as Mayweather-Pacquiao deal-breaker

    Alvarez-Kirkland not viewed as Mayweather-Pacquiao deal-breaker
    Tuesday night word that Mexico’s popular former light-middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is in advanced negotiations to fight James Kirkland May 2 at San Antonio’s Alamodome on HBO is like a chess move. It is meant to...
  • Library Notes: Performances, book groups, visits and more

    Grayslake Area Public Library 100 Library Lane (847) 223-5313; www.grayslake.info Performance: Those Were the Days Radio Players will perform at 3 p.m. Jan. 25. It is free and all ages are welcome. Return to the bygone days of old-time radio as they...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Hampton native Newsome earns ODAC football Coach of Year honors with Emory and Henry

    COLLEGES: Football: In his first year with Emory and Henry, Hampton native Curt Newsome was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Coach of Year. His team finished 8-2, including 5-2 in the conference, to tie for first after being picked eighth...
  • 'I was worried I'd faint,' says student on Jeopardy!

    'I was worried I'd faint,' says student on Jeopardy!
    Zane Ice paces back and forth around his room, pushing up his black-rimmed glasses as he talks. "You know that this is going to be on national television, millions of viewers," said Zane, 12, the only contestant from Florida picked to compete in this...
  • Lehigh Valley stars will shine in dozens of big and small 2015 movies

    Every year, it seems as if more talented Lehigh Valley natives and former residents are hitting the big screen. In 2015, actors, animators, costume designers, composers, producers and directors are working in movies both big and small. The sheer...