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41 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Thrilling Adventures Tour Sets Sights on Chicago This Weekend

The Thrilling Adventure Hour and its core cast, the WorkJuice Players, rocked Seattle over Emerald City Comicon weekend with two live shows, a sneak preview screening of the long-awaited Thrilling Adventure Hour concert film, multiple panels, signings, appearances and even free WorkJuice Coffee Breaks for con attendees from Caffe Vita - the perfect ... (more)

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2 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

'Parks and Rec': 9 hints about season finale

Are you ready to rock and/or roll with the merger? The Pawnee/Eagleton Unity Concert - and a whole lot of other events - will take place in the season 6 finale of Parks and Recreation on Thursday at 8 p.m. The hourlong episode is brimming with famous guests, plot twists, and, yes, a decision from Leslie on whether she'll stay in Pawnee to raise ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Geva to Present the World Premiere of Mat Smart's Tinker to Evers to Chance, 5/15-6/1

Geva Theatre Center's 2014 Fielding Studio Series concludes with the world premiere of Tinker to Evers to Chance by Mat Smart and directed by Sean Daniels .

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10 hrs ago | Billboard

The Replacements Announce Homecoming Concert at Minneapolis...

Tommy Stinson and Paul Westerberg of The Replacements perform onstage during day 1 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 11, 2014 in Indio, California The legendary Minneapolis rock band has announced that it will perform its first headlining concert in 20 years at St. Paul's Midway Stadium on Sept.

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15 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Smart Spending: Get your groove on, on a budget

As the air gets warmer and spring blossoms, the season of music festivals is upon us.

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19 hrs ago | WHP-AM Harrisburg

A Ghost Runs Through The Stadium In Bolivia???

Originally from Reading, PA, he has considered Harrisburg home for many years, and is related, according to family folklore, to John Harris, founder of Harrisburg.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Seldoms Present Exit Disclaimer at Northwestern This Weekend

Presented by the School of Communication's dance program and open to the public, the hourlong production will reflect the many ways in which climate change is greeted -- from indifference to urgency.

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Free Republic

President Obama chipped in money for his aunt's burial...

President Barack Obama's paternal aunt Zeituni Onyango died earlier this month from respiratory issues and breast cancer Her funeral was held on Saturday in Boston, Massachusetts, but the President did not attend Instead, he went golfing with White House aides In 2001 when then-Illinois State Senator Barack Obama's first child was born, it was ... (more)

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Business Journal

L.A. needs more hotel rooms to keep pace

Because of a lack of hotel rooms in the city, L.A. is falling behind rivals Orlando, Fla., New York City and Chicago - America's top three destinations - in luring foreign travelers, particularly middle-class travelers from China, Japan, Australia and Brazil, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Chicago's Biggest Liar Contest Announces 25th Anniversary Competition, 5/3

The 25th Annual Chicago's Biggest Liar Contest will take place at The Ravenswood United Church of Christ on Saturday, May 3 at 7pm.

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E! Online

Kristin Cavallari Shares Her Favorite Baby Gift Ideas-Watch the Video

Having a baby is a celebration in and of itself, and, of course, calls for plenty of fun gifts for everyone involved.

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City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Announces Chicago Exceeds City's Residential Retrofit Goal Ahead Of Schedule

As part of the 2014 Earth Day celebration, Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that the residential partnerships of the City's Retrofit Chicago program, is ahead of schedule on the Mayor's goal to retrofit residential units to increases energy efficiency in Chicago homes.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

DOT says average airfares rising slowly

In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, file photo, a passenger walks through an American Airlines baggage claim area at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Clarence Brown Theatre Adds 4/29 Performance of SPAMALOT

Due to popular demand, the Clarence Brown Theatre has added a Tuesday, April 29 at 7:30 pm performance to the run of "Monty Python's Spamalot".

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Digital Post Production

Plastic Bag Bans Spreading in the United States

April 22, 2014 Los Angeles rang in the 2014 New Year with a ban on the distribution of plastic bags at the checkout counter of big retailers, making it the largest of the 132 cities and counties around the United States with anti-plastic bag legislation.

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ABC News

Sen. Rand Paul Says School Choice Could Expand GOP

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said voters in Democratic strongholds such as Chicago will think differently if they see Republicans not just visiting these places, but discussing issues pertinent to their circumstances.

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Examiner.com

Welcomed By Area Residents Mariano's Edgewater

Milwaukee-based Roundy's, owner of Mariano's grocery stores, announced it is buying 11 Dominick's stores in the Chicago area.

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USA Today

Taller! Faster! Scarier! Best new extreme attractions

Most Extreme New Attractions for 2014 If you're afraid of heights, you may want to stay indoors this summer.

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WHP-AM Harrisburg

Bunnies Get Frisky On Tv

Originally from Reading, PA, he has considered Harrisburg home for many years, and is related, according to family folklore, to John Harris, founder of Harrisburg.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

HeraldNet

Study ranks Chicago as funniest U.S. city; Seattle in top 10

A new study by the University of Colorado at Boulder ranks Chicago as America's funniest city, beating out laugh riots Boston and Atlanta to claim the top spot.

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