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  • Ireland Welcomes Film and TV Production With Incentives

    The Emerald Isle is about to dispense more green. In 2015, the location for "Game of Thrones" and "Penny Dreadful" will boost its cash rebate from 28% to 32% in order to attract an even greater number of international productions. Plus, the program will...
  • Franklin's 'Dawn Patrol' reminds Lions to go to class

    Franklin's 'Dawn Patrol' reminds Lions to go to class
    Mike Hull merely has heard the "Dawn Patrol" stories, one of which involves teammates carrying 50-pound weights above their heads for two hours. Since he's been named academic all-Big Ten three times, Hull doesn't expect to see the grueling morning...
  • First-year Penn State coach Franklin stresses importance of depth

    CHICAGO James Franklin greeted the audience Monday at his first Big Ten football media day by joking that he had chosen to walk up the stairs to his room rather than go to his floor in an elevator that didn't have the Penn State logo on its door. Given...
  • Van Morrison takes his music home with concert near Belfast

    Van Morrison takes his music home with concert near Belfast
    Some 400,000 Garth Brooks fans may still be licking their wounds over his aborted concerts in Ireland, which were originally scheduled for this past weekend. But Irish musician Van Morrison gave about 400 of his most devoted followers something worth...
  • Irish Famine Film 'The Minnitts Of Anabeg' At Qunnipiac

    Irish Famine Film 'The Minnitts Of Anabeg' At Qunnipiac
    On Tuesday, Aug. 5, Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will present a screening of an Irish drama about a man who tried to save his town during that dark time. "The Minnitts of Anabeg" is based on the true story of the Minnitt...
  • Obama could curb corporate 'inversions' on his own: ex-U.S. official

    Obama could curb corporate 'inversions' on his own: ex-U.S. official
    President Barack Obama could act without congressional approval to limit a key incentive for U.S. corporations to move their tax domiciles abroad in so-called "inversion" deals, a former senior U.S. Treasury Department official said on Monday. By...
  • Is Michigan man a war criminal?

    DUBLIN, Ireland They moved in lockstep, nearly 400 of them, to the rhythms of a drummer and a piper. They marched a half-mile through downtown streets in the Irish capital, on their way to the U.S. Embassy. The straight-lined formation of former Irish...
  • Writers taking time with 'Breaking Bad' spinoff

    LOS ANGELES There's no question, "Breaking Bad" is one of the biggest things to happen to TV in decades. The AMC series was so popular, you would think that the people behind the spinoff series, "Better Call Saul," would be working to quickly get the...
  • Church's coffeehouse closes as pastor leaves

    Church's coffeehouse closes as pastor leaves
    A "plum gig" for musicians and an intimate haven for folk music lovers is closing in August. The Stained Glass Coffeehouse, located within the Congregational Church in Deerfield, will stage a final and free concert on Aug. 16. Senior pastor Blair Hull,...
  • British Open notes: Tiger Woods finishes tournament on a low note

    British Open notes: Tiger Woods finishes tournament on a low note
    The sad saga of Tiger Woods at this British Open ended Sunday with a 5-foot putt for par on the 18th hole. In his prime, the only question for him on a hole like that would have been whether he made his eagle putt. Now, he had shot three-over-par 75 for...
  • We are a nation of immigrants

    It is perhaps apocryphal that Franklin Delano Roosevelt addressed a convention of the Daughters of the American Revolution as, "My fellow immigrants." A more accurate quote taken from FDR's speech is: "Remember, remember always that all of us, and you...
  • Naples' King a victim of Pendred, Irish curse

    Naples' King a victim of Pendred, Irish curse
    Saturday’s UFC Fight Night from Dublin had plenty of Irish fighters – and all of them were victorious. But considering the deafening home-field advantage the locals had, those fights might as well have been 9,501 against one. Naples’...