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  • Ticket Extras -- things to do this weekend and beyond

      Ashley Judd speaks at the Virginia Beach Forum, Sandler Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, April 28. Tickets: $40. Tidewater Corvette Club will hold its annual Corvette Spring Roundup at Casey Chevrolet in Newport News, Saturday, April 26...
  • Google Chromecast Gets 100-Plus Web-Video Channels, with On-Screen Guide

    Users of Google's $35 Chromecast TV adapter now have access to more than 100 channels of free web video -- including shows from ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Comedy Central and Hulu -- on their HDTVs, along with a guide-like interface to navigate them through...
  • Frederick Keys expecting big crowd on Friday night for Manny Machado's first minor league rehab game

    Frederick Keys expecting big crowd on Friday night for Manny Machado's first minor league rehab game
    TORONTO -- Expect a capacity crowd at Harry Grove Stadium in Frederick when Orioles third baseman Manny Machado begins his minor-league rehab assignment with High-A Frederick on Friday night. Tickets for Friday night’s game are going fast. About...
  • Massive recall expenses slash General Motors' first-quarter profit

    Massive recall expenses slash General Motors' first-quarter profit
    Heavy spending to repair more than 6 million vehicles in the first quarter triggered an 88% plunge in General Motors Co. earnings for the period, compared to a year earlier. The nation’s largest automaker said it earned just $108 million, or 8...
  • 'Frozen' Reclaims Top Spot in Home Video Charts

    A surge of Easter shopping elevated several family titles in the home video sales arena for the week ending April 20, with Disney's megahit "Frozen" returning to the top spot for the fourth time in five weeks. The animated film topped Nielsen VideoScan'...
  • High-Tech Grower For Big Box Stores Keeps Ahead Of The Calendar

    High-Tech Grower For Big Box Stores Keeps Ahead Of The Calendar
    SOMERS — While many Connecticut gardeners could still face a late frost and are putting off planting, at Grower Direct Farms in Somers, spring is underway, and they are already thinking of fall mums. The wholesale nursery is in the midst of...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Teachers get in free at Seaquarium, bonus star from Starbucks

    It's Freebie Friday! Teachers get in free at Seaquarium, bonus star from Starbucks
    Happy Freebie Friday! On Saturday and Sunday, teachers and school employees get in free at Miami Seaquarium and up to four get 50 percent off. Plus, I have a offers for Mother's Day, which is May 11 and, of course, there is the usual long list of dining...
  • Options Away, Level Skies let travelers lock in airfares before buying

    Options Away, Level Skies let travelers lock in airfares before buying
    One of the most tired cliches is that so-and-so doesn't actually sell such-and-such; they sell peace of mind. Well, in this case, it's true. The question is whether there is a market for that peace of mind among airline customers. In recent months,...
  • Amazon offers 'Prime Pantry' grocery option

    Amazon offers 'Prime Pantry' grocery option
    Amazon has been slowly infiltrating the grocery industry for several years, ramping up its efforts to compete by offering coupons, subscription services to moms, a same-day delivery service and competitive pricing on dry and paper goods.  New to the...
  • Director Greg MacGillivray thinks big

    Director Greg MacGillivray thinks big
    Greg MacGillivray doesn't mince words when it comes to the Newport Beach Film Festival. "It's A+," he said. The producer-director co-founded MacGillivray Freeman Films with Jim Freeman in the mid-1960s. Although the duo started out producing surfing...
  • 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' premiere slings a glitzy web

    'Amazing Spider-Man 2' premiere slings a glitzy web
    NEW YORK -- “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is one of the splashiest of the many action-adventures to debut this moviegoing season, so it’s fitting that it had a premiere to match. On Thursday night outside this city’s landmark...