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  • Pete McMurray on WGN Radio

    Here are some people we're talking to this evening and where you can find them on the web. Secretary of Transportation The Magnificent Mile Festival Holiday Offers Dietitian Dawn Jackson Blatner Ask Men's Top 10 Things to Bring on Thanksgiving Dr....
  • State hits Burbank with huge tab for redevelopment wind-down

    State finance officials have ordered Burbank to hand over $42 million in former redevelopment funds for distribution to taxing entities, stunning city officials who in January had pegged a far lower tab of $11.7 million. “We were very...
  • Jimmy Fallon to succeed Jay Leno on 'Tonight Show' next spring

    Jimmy Fallon to succeed Jay Leno on 'Tonight Show' next spring
    As speculated for weeks, Jay Leno is leaving "The Tonight Show" to make room for Jimmy Fallon and the show's return to New York. The transition's timing was the big news. NBC said it would take place next spring, but Fallon announced Wednesday on his...
  • It's official: Jimmy Fallon taking over 'The Tonight Show'

    It's official: Jimmy Fallon taking over 'The Tonight Show'
    NBC officially confirmed on Wednesday that Jimmy Fallon will be taking over “The Tonight Show” next year. Fallon will succeed Jay Leno in the spring of 2014 as the host of “Tonight.” Leno’s departure comes after 22...
  • Fallon's in, Leno's out: NBC courts younger viewers

    Fallon's in, Leno's out: NBC courts younger viewers
    NBC ramped up its fight to gain a younger late-night audience by confirming Wednesday that Jimmy Fallon will take over as host of "The Tonight Show" in 2014. Ending weeks of gossip, NBC made the announcement that current host Jay Leno would end his...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Napier, Kenneth Dahlberg, Joel DiBartolo

    PASSINGS: Charles Napier, Kenneth Dahlberg, Joel DiBartolo
    Charles Napier Character actor usually played the heavy Charles Napier, 75, a prolific character actor whose granite jaw and toothy grin earned him tough-guy roles in movies like "Rambo: First Blood Part II," died Wednesday at Bakersfield Memorial...
  • Eugene Fodor dies at 60; violin virtuoso

    Eugene Fodor dies at 60; violin virtuoso
    Eugene Fodor, a swashbuckling violin virtuoso who was a media darling of classical music in the 1970s but whose substance abuse fractured a fairytale career, has died. He was 60. Fodor died of liver disease Feb. 26 at his home in Arlington, Va., said his...
  • Ilene Woods dies at 81; voice of Disney's Cinderella

    Ilene Woods dies at 81; voice of Disney's Cinderella
    Ilene Woods, who provided the speaking and singing voice for the title character in Walt Disney's classic 1950 animated feature " Cinderella," has died. She was 81. Woods, a Calabasas resident, died of causes related to Alzheimer's disease Thursday at...
  • Jose Arguelles dies at 72; New Age thinker conceived 1987's Harmonic Convergence

    Jose Arguelles dies at 72; New Age thinker conceived 1987's Harmonic Convergence
    In 1983, art historian Jose Arguelles was driving down Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles to return a rental car when a vision bloomed: On Aug. 16, 1987, a critical mass of humanity would congregate at sacred spots around the world to bond with the...
  • Robert C. Truax dies at 93; rocket pioneer aided daredevil Evel Knievel's 1974 canyon jump

    Robert C. Truax dies at 93; rocket pioneer aided daredevil Evel Knievel's 1974 canyon jump
    Robert C. Truax, a retired Navy captain and pioneering rocket engineer whose adventurous projects included working with daredevil Evel Knievel and building a rocket in his backyard, has died. He was 93. Truax died of prostate cancer Sept. 17 at his...
  • Charlie Callas dies at 83; zany, character-oriented comedian

    Charlie Callas dies at 83; zany, character-oriented comedian
    Charlie Callas, the veteran comedian who punctuated his zany, character-oriented comedy routines with a bizarre array of facial expressions and sound effects, has died. He was 83. Callas, a resident of Las Vegas, died Thursday evening of natural causes...
  • PASSINGS: Kaye Stevens

    PASSINGS: Kaye Stevens
    Singer and actress Kaye Stevens, 79, who performed with the Rat Pack and frequently appeared on Johnny Carson's late-night talk show, died Wednesday at Villages Hospital north of Orlando, Fla. She had breast cancer and blood clots, said her friend Gerry...