| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:52 AM
WDBJ7 is airing the ACC men’s basketball tournament this week, and has to alter its programming.
Your Hometown News Leader will start airing the tournament at noon Thursday.
There will not be a noon newscast on Thursday or Friday.
| Mar 4, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Erin Schmidt of Mishawaka appeared on Jeopardy when it was filmed last October, which aired Monday night.
According to Schmidt's website, the St. Joseph High School and Saint Mary's grad took and passed the contestants'...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
One list has four sports cars and six trucks. The other list has nine small vehicles and one sedan. You don't need to be a "Jeopardy!" contestant to figure out which list is for men and which list is for women.
Edmunds.com found this out when it compiled...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Tayt Meyers, a student at Rockwood Elementary School, won the school-level competition for the National Geographic Bee Jan. 15 and a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship.
The school-level bee, at which students answered oral questions on geography,...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Warner Bros. has tapped "Apollo 18" scribe Brian Miller to take a crack at "Rome, Sweet Rome," a high-concept time travel story that originated from the website Reddit.com.
In October 2011, Warners preemptively purchased the "Rome, Sweet Rome" pitch from...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Roll over, Rembrandt, there's a new artist in "town." Bob passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at 7:45 p.m., managing to hang on until his favorite show, "Jeopardy!" came on. He was surrounded by family and close friends.
Born Dec. 26, 1934 in Honolulu,...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Clue: This brainiac earned 74 Jeopardy! wins as well as a spot on Barbara Walters' list of the 10 most fascinating people of the year. Answer: Who is Ken Jennings?
The trivia mastermind and famed "Jeopardy!" champion is back in print with a new book...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:38 AM
It's my final column of the year and, for that matter, the new millennium — not to mention of all time.
Unless it isn't.
I'm so confused.
Anyhow, let's look at the highs and lows of 2012 — not that you have much choice if you're going to...
| May 6, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Northwestern University junior Daniel Donohue may or may not have won $100,000 in the "Jeopardy!" College Championship. You'll have to watch the two-week tournament starting Monday to find out for sure.
Donohue was selected to compete on the show against...
| Dec 16, 2012
The Get Serious! column, we are proud to note, has earned a reputation for distinguished journalism. ("This column is distinguished," newspaper critics say, "by its irresponsible silliness.") Nonetheless, we want you readers to know we do have some...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:05 AM
BROOKINGS - The FFA chapter from Bowdle High School was among 18 teams which competed in the semifinal round of the fourth annual 'Team up to Safety' quiz bowl competition held Monday, April 15, at Brookings. The quiz bowl, sponsored by South Dakota...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Seventeen teams matched wits Sunday in a competition that put their trivia skills to the test while helping to promote literacy in the Eastern Panhandle.
The 16th annual Brain Games, a fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of the Eastern Panhandle, was...