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  • Vince Gilligan and Beau Willimon on Netflix, antiheroes and their biggest mistakes

    Variety: Who's more evil, Frank Underwood or Walter White? Gilligan: (Laughs.) That's a tough one! I think Frank Underwood is smoother about it. They're both pretty ruthless, but you would have to say Frank's been much more effective using his evil....
  • Dungy statement attempts to clarify Sam comments

    A day after Tony Dungy was largely skewered for saying he would not have drafted openly gay linebacker Michael Sam, the former NFL coach clarified his comments and provided context. Dungy said Tuesday that Sam deserves an opportunity to play in the NFL....
  • Students should be allowed to choose elective

    In our school, they have recently eliminated the opportunity to choose an elective for senior year. The school is now obligated to make students do four years of gym or Reserve Officers' Training Corps. Many students are upset about this change. For...
  • Two worlds, with one goal

    MARTUR, India He straddles two worlds separated by 8,000 miles, the sun-baked patch of India he roamed as a boy and the mansion in Town and Country, Mo., mansion he now calls home. In one, the glare of surgical lights ricochets off his enormous glasses...
  • Gleeson and McDonagh take on the sins of the Irish church in 'Calvary'

    Brendan Gleeson had just finished another movie and showed up, "exhausted," to dona cassock to play an Irish Catholic priest in "Calvary." He'd done his homework, as always. And he'd be working with his pal, playwright turned writer-director John...
  • Study shows many teachers not credentialed in their subjects

     Study shows many teachers not credentialed in their subjects
    Illinois school districts have employed hundreds of educators to teach everything from science to special education even though they lacked proper credentials in those subjects, a Tribune investigation has found. The assignment of teachers not...
  • Who can pull the Dolphins out of their decade-long malaise?

    Who can pull the Dolphins out of their decade-long malaise?
    Hootie and the Blowfish perfectly illustrated the problem NFL fans in South Florida have had for the past decade when they sang "the Dolphins make me cry" on their hit song "Only Want to Be With You." The Dolphins have spent most of this decade making...
  • Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share

     Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share
    Few places in Illinois vote more reliably Republican than Iroquois County, home to 1,120 square miles of mostly corn and soybean fields, 28,982 residents and, according to state records, 218 distinct units of government — one for every 133...
  • The 'Magic' Is Gone: The Lazy Nihilism of Woody Allen

    (NOTE: This piece reveals details about the ending of "Magic in the Moonlight.") Amid this unusually busy season for faith-based cinema -- or whatever we should call 2014's bumper crop of Christian-themed and/or spiritually inclined movies, from "Son...
  • Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: July 2014

     
    Today's sales figures continue to pave the road for a strong 2014. As the sales year steams into its second half, we've seen new optimism from analysts and automakers that expect total new-car sales this year to land close to......
  • FSU football by the numbers: Trends among Jimbo Fisher's balanced offensive attack

    FSU football by the numbers: Trends among Jimbo Fisher's balanced offensive attack
    FSU’s offense maneuvered with machine-like precision and effectiveness in 2013. The Seminoles set the NCAA record for points in a season (723), led the country in yards per play (7.67) and passer rating (174.7), were second nationally in points...