After 2 decades, ‘The Giver’ arrives
August 16, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — It was almost 20 years ago, and actor Jeff Bridges was searching for a movie project that would be a family affair — one in which he could direct his father, Lloyd, and that his... more »»
The Blooze Brothers at The Calumet Theatre
August 14, 2014 While Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi won’t be on stage performing their hit songs, the next best thing will be: The Blooze Brothers — a tribute band for the original Blues Brothers. more »»
Kidney stones painful, treatable
August 14, 2014 LAURIUM — Few ailments look more unassuming than kidney stones, and few are more painful. They start in the kidney, tiny specks of calcium and oxalate that accrete over months or year. more »»
Should most people cut back on salt?
August 14, 2014 A large international study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt, suggesting that the amount most folks consume is OK for heart health — and too little may be a... more »»
Adventures in babysitting
August 9, 2014 HANCOCK — When eight Copper Country students go out to seek babysitting jobs in the near future, they’ll be the first in years to bring Red Cross babysitting certifications to the tabl. more »»
Beauty pageant hopeful
August 9, 2014 HOUGHTON — For a lot of girls, winning a beauty contest is a dream come true. And for 14-year-old Courtney Kokkonen, that dream is on its way to becoming a reality. more »»
Is it an emergency or not?
August 7, 2014 HANCOCK — Nobody wants to wind up in the emergency room, but sometimes it’s obviously necessary. Then again, sometimes it’s necessary, but not so obviou. more »»
'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity
August 7, 2014 By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. more »»