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  • Fans invited to free GRAND-AM series Test Friday and Saturday

    Fans invited to free GRAND-AM series Test Friday and Saturday
    Fans will be admitted free to the GRAND-AM Road Racing Open Test Friday, July 6 and Saturday, July 7 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, offering a great preview of exciting sports car racing action coming later this month to the Kroger...
  • In ash tree killer, shades of a past blight

    In ash tree killer, shades of a past blight
    SOUTH BEND -- Aware that a 90-year-old American elm on the South Quad had, for some time, been dying, the University of Notre Dame, on Aug. 2, 1955, had Henry Moore, a South Bend tree surgeon, remove the 80-foot giant. Later that same week, the city of...
  • Birders keep eyes on the skies

     Birders keep eyes on the skies
    If you've seen the 2011 comedy "The Big Year" where two birding enthusiasts try to defeat the diehard world record holder in a yearlong bird-spotting competition, you marvel at the passion behind the pastime. The three birders rush here and there,...
  • 2 Ohio amusement parks among top 20

    Kings Island and Cedar Point are the most popular seasonal amusement parks in the U.S., according to a report issued by the Theme Entertainment Association. Both parks, owned by Cedar Fair Entertainment of Sandusky, Ohio, saw a slight rise in...
  • Congressman takes to Twitter for Passover movie twists

    Congressman takes to Twitter for Passover movie twists
    Some are outrageously funny. Others deserve a chuckle. And plenty are bad – or good enough, depending on your sense of humor – to elicit a groan of oy vey. With Congress off for its Passover-Easter recess, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, a Democrat...
  • A Word, Please: Sometimes subjects disagree with their object

    A recent headline from the Los Angeles Times, “Teens plotting attacks tend to tip their hand,” highlights a particularly difficult grammar problem. Do plural teens really share a singular hand? No. But would it be better to make “hand&...
  • Lots of local progress in 2012

    Lots of local progress in 2012
    As the new year begins, there is excitement about economic development momentum in St. Joseph County. We are again in the middle of conversations with companies seeking to expand or relocate to our area. Around the state and across the Midwest,...
  • Here's the buzz out West

    Here's the buzz out West
    Many Western ski resorts have had stronger-than-expected early snowstorms, meaning many will open soon. That's good news. And here's more from the Western slopes: Wyoming If you've never been to Jackson Hole, Wyo., maybe this is your year. Jackson...
  • Gap to close 34% of namesake U.S. stores by end of 2013

     
    Gap to close stores in U.S., struggling apparel giant Gap to reduce North America store count by 34%...
  • Jewish chaplains memorial opens in Arlington Cemetery

     
      Fourteen Jewish chaplains who died in service were honored with a memorial on Chaplains Hill in Arlington National Cemetery. The Jewish Chaplains Memorial was dedicated Oct. 24 on the 150th anniversary of service by rabbis in the military.  “It is...
  • Fungus causes white-nose syndrome in bats, researchers find

     
    Researchers say they now have proof that a fungus discovered in 2007 is responsible for white-nose syndrome, the devastating infectious disease that has killed more than 1 million bats in North America. The confirmation is a significant step toward...
  • Reel China: Chinese companies take stake in China Lion

     
    China Lion gets investment from Bona, Huayi Brothers to expand U.S. film distribution of Chinese-language movies....