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  • Saddled up on a motorcycle tour of China's Silk Road

    Saddled up on a motorcycle tour of China's Silk Road
    Kashgar, China After 36 hours, three flights and two sleeping pills, I arrived in the western Chinese city of Kashgar. It was 10 p.m., and the sun was only starting to set when I disembarked on the runway, collected my bags from the airport's single...
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen among classical Grammy nominees

     
    Amid all of the Grammy hubbub this evening surrounding Beyonce, the Black Eyed Peas and other mega-stars, it's easy to forget that classical music is an important part of the annual nominations, accounting for 13 categories and spanning the field......
  • Kelly Slater will try for tenth ASP World Tour title

     
    The 2010 ASP World Tour kicks off this week with the Quiksilver Pro, scheduled to begin Saturday on Australia's Gold Coast. Nine-time ASP World Champion Kelly Slater will be back, seeking an unprecedented 10th title. With one victory last year......
  • Kelly Slater starts strong in Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

     
    The Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast got underway at Australia's Snapper Rocks, and Kelly Slater wasted no time asserting his dominance, posting the highest heat total of the day -- a 17.77 out of a possible 20 -- including the day’s......
  • Chelsea Hedges dominating Rip Curl Women's Pro Bells Beach

     
    Australia's Chelsea Hedges continues to dominate the competition at the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach, the second event of the 2010 ASP Women’s World Tour. On challenging 1- to 2-foot waves through the Bells Bowl and the Rincon section......
  • Marco Polo Brand Shrimp Snacks recalled because of undeclared milk and soy

     
    Golden Pacific Foods is recalling Marco Polo Brand Shrimp Snacks sold as Original, Onion & Garlic and Bar-B-Que, because they may contain undeclared milk and soy. People who have allergies to milk and soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening...
  • ASP World Tour back in action at Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach

     
    Round 2 of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach was completed Tuesday, after event organizers decided to relocate to nearby Thirteenth Beach, Australia, to take advantage of the available 2- to 3-foot swells on offer. Australia's Chris Davidson received the......
  • ASP World Tour Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay called on

     
    The Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay has been called on Thursday morning with clean 4- to 6-foot waves steaming down the point in South Africa. Event No. 4 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Jeffreys Bay is looking......
  • World’s best surfers battle at ASP World Tour Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay

     
    South Africa’s premier point-break delivered once again with clean 3- to 4-foot surf along the shoreline as Round 2 and the opening four heats of Round 3 were completed at the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay. Owen Wright, Australia, 2010 ASP......
  • Kelly Slater nearly misses opening round heat at ASP World Tour Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay

     
    The biggest surprise in Round 1 of the ASP World Tour Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay wasn't so much the surfing, but that top-ranked Kelly Slater almost missed his opening round heat. Suffering a bevy of travel delays, the iconic natural-footer......
  • Oh, Holy Land: Israel awaits the return of tourists

    Oh, Holy Land: Israel awaits the return of tourists
    JERUSALEM - For once in my life, I am having trouble describing a country. The religious sites are gloomy and far different than I imagined - except for the Sea of Galilee, which is a Bible picture postcard. The atmosphere of Israel is bustling and...
  • Milt Program Guide Nov 08

    Please Note:  The following shows will be broadcast on our Internet only channel, WGN 2- Monday, November 3rd Wednesday, November 12th Friday, November 14th Tuesday, November 18th Thursday, November 20th Wednesday, November 26th MONDAY,...