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  • Class 2A track: Girls discus throw

     
    The big news here wasn't as much about who won, but about who didn't. Tavares senior Kalen Hambrick, the meet favorite who has a throw of 142-2 during the season, fouled on all three of her throws and failed to place. The UCF signee, though, was...
  • 'Bloody Bloody' Bailiwick

     
    Bailiwick Chicago said Wednesday that is has snagged the rights for the Chicago premiere of the presidential Broadway rock musical "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" (book by Alex Timbers, music by Michael Friedman). "Bloody Bloody" opened on Broadway on...
  • Lookingglass Theatre wins 2011 Regional Tony Award; plus the nominations and one for Shapiro

     
    Lookingglass Theatre Company in the Water Tower Water Works on Michigan Avenue has won the Regional Theatre Tony. | PHOTO GALLERY | LIST OF TONY NOMINATIONS Selected nominations follow. Plus recent stories about Lookingglass: • Chicago Fire and...
  • Critic's Notebook: Glenn Beck says goodbye

     
    Now-former Fox News personality Glenn Beck closed "The Glenn Beck Program" Thursday night with what amounted to an hour-long monologue -- technically 42 minutes, minus commercials, by his own estimate. (There were clips, and he exchanged a few words with....
  • Miami-Dade, Duval schools threatened with closure, look likely to get reprieve

     
    Four schools in Duval County and two in Miami-Dade County faced closure or new management because their students this year once again did poorly on the FCAT. But Education Commissioner John Winn announced Friday that he would recommend a reprieve —...
  • 'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson' finds a Broadway berth [Updated]

     
    One of the new Broadway season's first major awards contenders will be rolling into its new home in September. The emo-musical "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," which recently received an acclaimed run at the Public Theater, will begin performances Sept....
  • College Football Countdown: No. 46 Fresno State

     
    The Orlando Sentinel’s 2010 college football preseason rankings will count down Football Bowl Subdivision teams from 120 to 1. Today at No. 46: Fresno State Why is Fresno State No. 46? Though the Bulldogs lose Ryan Matthews, a running back who was amon....
  • Monster Mash: Broad gets competition for downtown site; sentencing in Muhammad case

     
    -- Not so fast: Eli Broad has some competition for the possible downtown site for his new art museum. (Los Angeles Times) -- Heading for the slammer: A Swedish court has sentenced two brothers to jail for firebombing the home......
  • Theater review: 'Carry It On' at Theatricum Botanicum

     
    What becomes legends most? Not necessarily treating them with respect. “Carry It On,” Theatricum Botanicum’s musical survey of American idealists and activists, has a faultless heart, but its showbiz instincts could use a goosing. Director-writer...
  • Struggling high school still struggle with FCAT (will new grading system help them?)

     
    When the state released school grades on Aug. 6, the high school marks were all listed as “pending.” That was expected. A 2008 law changed the grading system for high schools, making FCAT count for only 50 percent of their grades instead of...
  • Tonight's music pick: Frank Turner at the Troubadour

     
    One-time frontman for post-hardcore band Million Dead, Frank Turner's solo turn into folk-punk territory has yielded three studio albums so far, plus some plum tour and festival gigs to boot. Employing YouYube-friendly video tactics and bolstered by a...
  • Jimmy Fallon salutes Broadway with ‘Memphis,’ ‘American Idiot’ performances

     
    On Sept. 11, our thoughts turn to New York and its crucial place in our culture. Nothing says New York like Broadway, with its classic musicals and glorious songs. Jimmy Fallon will celebrate Broadway next week on NBC's “Late Night.” Fallon...