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  • Brief cooldown before 80s return Friday

     A backdoor cold front slipped through Chicago on Wednesday afternoon, shifting winds into the northeast and dropping 80-degree temperatures into the 70s. With cool Canadian high pressure in place Thursday, highs will hold in the 70s for only the second...
  • Review: 'The Giver' ★★

    Review: 'The Giver' ★&#9733
    At this point in the dystopian movie cycle, I'm ready for a story about a teenager with zero interest in questioning the system, let alone starting a revolution. A spineless conformist — that's what the genre needs. Meantime there's "The Giver,"...
  • Satellite image shows massive rain system

    Satellite image shows massive rain system
    Satellite images of the storm that caused historic flooding in Baltimore and other parts of the Northeast show a system massive enough to rival some tropical storms that have hit the region. The image above was taken Tuesday from several orbits of the...
  • On The Fly: State's Pro Lacrosse Team Needs A Name

    We have a National Lacrosse League team with the Philly franchise moving here. Now we need a name. Edmonton is the Rush; maybe we can be the Connecticut Crush. Or Mohegan Mayhem. After all, the league averages 22 goals a game. Anyway, it's pretty neat...
  • Becca Meyers sets another world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Becca Meyers sets another world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Para-swimming Meyers breaks another world record in Pasadena Becca Meyers of Timonium set a world record for the second time in three days at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif., by taking the women's 200-meter individual...
  • On The Fly

    The Edgewood Little League baseball team from Bristol won the U.S. East championship by edging Johnston, R.I., 2-1 in the final game at West Deptford, N.J., and will face West University Little League from Houston in the Senior League World Series on...
  • New Hallandale principal chosen from among 40 applicants

    There's a new face at the helm of Gulfstream Middle School in Hallandale Beach. Appointed in late July, Robert Pappas joins the Dolphins after a five-year stint as assistant principal at Sunrise Middle School. "It's a nice feeling to know that I...
  • 'Affluenza' tries for 'Great Gatsby,' comes up shortchanged

     'Affluenza' tries for 'Great Gatsby,' comes up shortchanged
    It might be true that the very rich, as F. Scott Fitzgerald put it, "are different from you and me," but movies about their profligate kids tend toward dime-a-dozen sameness. "Affluenza," director Kevin Asch's look at excess in Great Neck, N.Y., abounds...
  • Jack Kirby legacy: Kirby4Heroes aims to assist comic book creators

     
    Two years ago, at the age of 16, Jillian Kirby began a campaign designed to honor the legacy of her […]...
  • Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots

    Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots
    For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...
  • PASSINGS: Kenneth J. Gray, Rosalind Nyman Joel

    Former U.S. Rep. Kenneth J. Gray, 89, who earned the nickname the "Prince of Pork" during the 1960s and '70s for bringing an estimated $7 billion in projects to his Southern Illinois congressional district, died Saturday. The cause was a heart attack, his...