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Binge-Watching and the Big Thaw for Valentine-Presidents Weekend

Binge-Watching and the Big Thaw for Valentine-Presidents Weekend

Imagining multi-course chef's choice romantic meals worth indulging and to binge or not to binge on Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright and especially my fave Kate Mara in House of Cards.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

February 13, 2014 10:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Goats are mowers, but also mowed down

GUEST COMMENTARY: Goats are mowers, but also mowed down

O’Hare International Airport will finally get its goats. The Chicago Department of Aviation has awarded a contract to a private firm to provide 25 goats to munch vegetation at the city’s airport. These “green lawn mowers” will help reduce carbon dioxide emissions to sustain the planet.

June 30, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Afghanistan insurgent attacks underscore high stakes

GUEST COMMENTARY: Afghanistan insurgent attacks underscore high stakes

On June 25, Afghanistan insurgents detonated a car bomb and fought security forces in front of the presidential palace. The area is the most heavily guarded in the country. Penetrating the enormous security apparatus is a major success, but spectacular attacks of various types are nothing ne…

June 29, 2013 12:00 am
Thunder from Down Under set to storm into Michigan City

Thunder from Down Under set to storm into Michigan City

Australia's popularimport male dance revue Thunder from Down Under, which has played to enthusiastic audiences in Las Vegas since 2001, will bring its dynamic production to Michigan City this weekend.

May 31, 2013 12:00 am
Nick Ignatuk will rely more on skill than luck at WKC World Championships

Nick Ignatuk will rely more on skill than luck at WKC World Championships

CROWN POINT | Brett Homann will not accompany his student and assistant instructor Nick Ignatuk to Melbourne, Australia, for the World Karate Confederation World Championships.

May 02, 2013 6:45 pm
Listen: Podcasting my way through formerly free time

Listen: Podcasting my way through formerly free time

Lee Murdock is a man whose passions are rooted in the everyday world - its natural rhythms and its common people.

April 08, 2013 12:00 am
Scouting combine shows NFL's global progress

Scouting combine shows NFL's global progress

INDIANAPOLIS | Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah knew nothing about the NFL when he was growing up. Now, he could be a first-round pick in April's draft.

March 04, 2013 3:30 pm
Intro: An 'Uncommon' start to handmade art

Intro: An 'Uncommon' start to handmade art

For Vincent and Jessie Leman, turning their crafty creations into sellable decor was the most unexpected and enjoyable wedding presents they received.

February 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Fox on the Fairway

Fox on the Fairway

Lance Baker, from left, Michael Mahler and Norm Boucher, bet on the green in "The Fox on the Fairway."

February 15, 2013 12:00 am
Djokovic completes Australian Open hat trick

Djokovic completes Australian Open hat trick

MELBOURNE, Australia | No shirt ripping or bare-chested flexing this time.

January 27, 2013 9:30 pm
Skip 'Liz & Dick' and watch a film they headline

Skip 'Liz & Dick' and watch a film they headline

NEW YORK (AP) — The good news: If you thought "Liz & Dick" would be lame, you aren't wrong.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: The East Asia Summit, world trade and world peace

GUEST COMMENTARY: The East Asia Summit, world trade and world peace

Cambodia, scene of the killing fields of genocide less than four decades ago, has just hosted the seventh East Asia Summit, which brought together leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, plus Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and the U.S. The summit concluded Tuesday, on a…

November 22, 2012 12:00 am

OLYMPIC ROUNDUP: Agnel wins 2nd gold in 2 nights at London Olympics

LONDON | Yannick Agnel bested Ryan Lochte for the second night in a row at the London Olympics, upstaging the American as the biggest star in the pool so far in these games.

July 30, 2012 10:00 pm
Franklin, Grevers shimmer gold in pool, Lochte fails to medal

Franklin, Grevers shimmer gold in pool, Lochte fails to medal

LONDON | Missy Franklin stared out on the horde of reporters, suddenly sounding very much like a high school senior-to-be. "I don't like being up here alone," she said nervously.

July 30, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

Photos

An angry Bradley Wiggins keeps Tour de France lead

An angry Bradley Wiggins keeps Tour de France lead

PORRENTRUY, Switzerland | Tour de France. Keeping his cool was another matter.

July 06, 2012 10:00 pm
Broekhoff close to fulfilling Olympic dream

Broekhoff close to fulfilling Olympic dream

VALPARAISO | Winning the Horizon League Player of the Year and having a chance to make the NCAA tournament mean a lot to Ryan Broekhoff, but it's not what he dreamed about when he was growing up in Australia.

May 02, 2012 10:00 pm
Nadal has new injury; Federer has no hard feelings

Nadal has new injury; Federer has no hard feelings

MELBOURNE, Australia | Rafael Nadal sat in his hotel room in "unbelievable pain," his right knee cracking and his leg cramping. He wondered if he'd be able to play his first-round match at the Australian Open.

January 16, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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On the Road Again

On the Road Again

A Country Road in South Australia

August 30, 2011 9:16 am
Australia will play Sweden after rally victory

Australia will play Sweden after rally victory

LEVERKUSEN, Germany | Sweden picked a good time to beat the Americans at the women's World Cup for the first time, winning 2-1 Wednesday to avoid Brazil and five-time FIFA player of the year Marta in the quarterfinals.

July 06, 2011 10:00 pm
Close games at the start of women's World Cup

Close games at the start of women's World Cup

FRANKFURT, Germany | Brazil and Norway became the latest tournament favorites to run into stubborn opposition at the women's World Cup on Wednesday, as both escaped with 1-0 wins.

June 29, 2011 10:00 pm
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