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New Broadway musical finds inspiration in ballet

March 14, 2015 NEW YORK — He is American. She is English. He is a newlywed. So is she. Both are top-notch ballet dancers. And they’re both leaping onto a different stag. more »»

What you see is what you coached

March 14, 2015 Working with youth in a variety of settings, I often hear the exasperation, “kids these days!” It is an accepted cliché. Complaining about kids is as much of a norm as complaining about the weather. more »»

Flying cars, robot petting zoo: It's South by Southwest time

March 14, 2015 Flying cars and a robot petting zoo. Mobile wallets and net neutrality. more »»

‘MacBeth’

March 12, 2015 HOUGHTON — If you decide to see the latest Shakespearean tragedy at the Rozsa Center Monday, be sure not to say the name out loud in the theater, as it may bring upon a curse. more »»

Getting a little help

March 12, 2015 HOUGHTON — Researchers at Michigan Technological University are working to make getting around easier for lower-leg amputees, developing a computerized ankle prosthesis designed to adjust to terrai. more »»

Apple introduces new products, HBO Now

March 12, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Make calls, read email, control music, manage Instagram photos, keep up with your workout, pay for groceries, open your hotel room door. more »»

Study: Tetanus shot may aid treatment of deadly brain cancer

March 12, 2015 NEW YORK — Can a tetanus shot help treat brain cancer? A small study hints that it might. more »»

National Book Festival to continue with a nod to Jefferson

March 12, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Book Festival will continue in its new location at the Washington Convention Center over Labor Day weekend with a special nod to Thomas Jefferson’s role in building th... more »»

‘Chappie’ a mix of awful and interesting

March 12, 2015 Neill Blomkamp, director of “District 9” and “Elysium,” creates simultaneously his most fascinating and terrible movie with “Chappie. more »»

Lake Superior ice caves to close after brief reopening

March 12, 2015 BAYFIELD, Wis. (AP) — The popular ice caves in northwestern Wisconsin are set to close after a brief season. WDIO-TV reports the caves will close at 7 p.m. Monday. more »»

Music Review: Madonna's ‘Rebel Heart’ is lovely

March 12, 2015 Madonna’s 13th studio album, “Rebel Heart,” beats with romance and rebellio. more »»

Ringling Bros. phasing out elephant acts

March 7, 2015 POLK CITY, Fla. — The Ringling Bros. more »»

India says it will act against BBC for airing banned film

March 7, 2015 NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s home minister said Thursday that the government would act against the British Broadcasting Corporation after it ignored a court order and aired a documentary about a fatal... more »»

India says it will act against BBC for airing banned film

March 7, 2015 NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s home minister said Thursday that the government would act against the British Broadcasting Corporation after it ignored a court order and aired a documentary about a fatal... more »»

McDonald's chicken gets new standard: No human antibiotics

March 7, 2015 NEW YORK — McDonald’s says it plans to require chicken suppliers to stop using antibiotics important to human medicine within two years. more »»

Health officials perplexed by vaccine skeptics

March 5, 2015 NEW YORK — Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to persuade more U.S. more »»

Television's ‘Judge Judy’ staying in session

March 5, 2015 NEW YORK — Daytime television’s most popular personality, “Judge Judy” Sheindlin, has extended her contract for three years and plans to keep her court in session into 2020. more »»

UN: World is eating too much sugar

March 5, 2015 LONDON (AP) — Put down the doughnut. And while you’re at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup. more »»

Smith pours on charm in sharp ‘Focus’

March 5, 2015 If the mark of a good con artist is that he or she makes you think you know exactly what's going on — when of course you haven't a clue — that's also the mark of a good con-artist movie, isn't it? T... more »»

Celebrate the local art scene at First Friday

March 5, 2015 The days are getting longer and winter enthusiasts are catching their last races for the season. Calumet enjoyed the sled dog races and now welcomes the participants of the Great Bear Chase Ski Race. more »»

 
 

 

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