Tag Archives: TV

How to snag tickets to hit musical Hamilton? You might have to go back to school

More than 2,000 students got into the hottest show in Chicago for free — Hamilton: An American Musical — as part of their acceptance to Northwestern University. It’s one of the ways colleges and high schools are using the hugely popular musical to teach students about history, art, drama, culture, and even politics. There’s even a high school program co-ordinated through the show that ...

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Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald leaves rivalry game with gruesome injury

Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald was injured on this tackle during the first quarter of the ‘Egg Bowl’ against archrival Ole Miss  (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald suffered a severe injury to his right leg in the first quarter of the Bulldogs’ rivalry game against Ole Miss Thursday night. Fitzgerald’s leg bent ...

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Drones becoming a threat to first-responder operations

Drones are putting lives at risk, say first responders. There are some limited rules that govern where hobbyist drones can fly, but firefighters and local law enforcement officers tell Fox News the requirements don’t go far enough because they are unenforceable in the middle of real-time operations. They say negligent operators cannot be discerned from criminals and potential terrorists, giving those ...

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U.S. navy ends search for 3 sailors missing after plane crash

The search has ended for three sailors missing in the Philippine Sea since a U.S. navy aircraft crashed on Wednesday, the navy said Friday. The C-2A “Greyhound” transport aircraft was travelling to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier when it crashed. Eight people were rescued quickly and are in good condition, but Japanese and U.S. ships and aircraft had continued ...

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Libya promises to investigate slave trade allegations

Libya’s UN-backed government said on Thursday it was investigating the reports of slave trading that have caused international revulsion, promising to bring any perpetrators to justice. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has been among world leaders expressing horror after footage broadcast on CNN of the bidding and sale of migrants seeking a better life. Guterres has called for an immediate investigation ...

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Hammy, B.C.'s most famous deer, no longer has his hammock — but his antler is still purple

Hammy, the most famous deer in British Columbia, no longer has a purple hammock on his head. The Prince Rupert buck made international headlines after being spotted wandering around the North Coast city with an eye-catching piece of purple fabric on his right antler. Although the B.C. Conservation Officer Service said at the time he appeared to be doing fine, ...

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Sister of murdered Inuk woman 'turns pain into positive action' with opera project

It has been three weeks since Inuk artist Delilah Saunders and her family testified at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls at Membertou First Nation in Nova Scotia. Now, Saunders says she’s “turning her pain into positive action,” collaborating with a Labrador City composer on a chamber opera.   Loretta Saunders, a Saint Mary’s University student, was murdered in February 2014 by the couple who was subletting ...

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