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  • Maryland company provides camera views from challenging places

    Maryland company provides camera views from challenging places
    When Nik Wallenda attempts to traverse the Grand Canyon some 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River on Sunday, those watching on television will benefit from the technical expertise of a Maryland-based company that will outfit the 34-year-old self-...
  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    A daredevil and two dissidents are piquing online readers' interest this morning as Edward Snowden, Nelson Mandela and Nik Wallenda all make the news again. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for June 24, 2013. Nik Wallenda, who teetered his way...
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not opens this weekend at Inner Harbor

    Wondering where you can find Harry Potter's Hogwarts Castle made out of 600,000 matchsticks, or a Mini Cooper car covered with one million Swarovski crystals, or a one ton U.S. Lincoln penny made from 10,000 copper pennies? Where else but the new...
  • Baltimore woman joins Wallenda at Niagara Falls

    Baltimore woman joins Wallenda at Niagara Falls
    A Baltimore circus-arts instructor and her students are at Niagara Falls today, where they'll be helping to prime the live audience for Friday's televised walk across the falls by high-wire artist Nik Wallenda. "It's going to be chaotic," Erica Saben,...
  • Daredevil Wallenda says wire-walking is 'the norm' for his family

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Daredevil Nik Wallenda, who plans a high-wire walk between Chicago skyscrapers this November, says that for his family of acrobats, it is completely normal to be on a cable way up in the air - though it may look wild to everyone else....
  • Watch Wallenda walk? No, thanks

    Watch Wallenda walk? No, thanks
    From Ted Gregory's story today: Nik Wallenda, a seventh-generation member of the famed “Flying Wallendas” acrobatic performance family, is planning to walk more than 50 stories above and across the Chicago River, between Marina City’...
  • Chicago Tightrope

    Chicago Tightrope
    Acrobat Nik Wallenda has announced that he will walk a tightrope across the Chicago River.Between increasing fees, taxes, crime and corruption Chicagoans walk a tightrope every single day. 
  • Wallenda to walk the wire between Chicago skyscrapers

    Wallenda to walk the wire between Chicago skyscrapers
    Nik Wallenda, a seventh-generation member of the famed “Flying Wallendas” acrobatic performance family, is planning to walk more than 50 stories above and across the Chicago River, between Marina City’s west tower to the Leo Burnett...
  • Daredevil Nik Wallenda to walk over portion of Chicago skyline

    By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Daredevil Nik Wallenda, who last year completed a high-wire walk over the Grand Canyon, announced on Tuesday plans for an untethered tightrope walk between Chicago skyscrapers on a night in November. "This...
  • Wallenda to tightrope across Chicago River

    Wallenda to tightrope across Chicago River
    Nik Wallenda, seventh-generation member of the famed “Flying Wallendas” acrobatic performance family, is planning to walk more than 50 floors above and across the Chicago River, between Marina City’s west tower to the Leo Burnett ...
  • Nik Wallenda plans Chicago tightrope walk

    Nik Wallenda plans Chicago tightrope walk
    Nik Wallenda is going to take on the Windy City in a tightrope walk scheduled for November. "Skyscraper Live With Nik Wallenda" will air live at 7 p.m. ET Nov. 2 on the Discovery Channel. The telecast will be shown in 220 countries. The challenge:...
  • Upfronts 2014: Three Lessons TV Can Learn From Cable Pitches

    If the recent parade of cable "upfront" presentations is any indication, TV is in for a lot of drama in the next several months, and not always one that comes in hour-long chunks. The set-top box will of course continue to dispense that, so fans of...