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OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Alaska vet's show renewed; Betsy marks a birthday; basket winner named

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Alaska vet's show renewed; Betsy marks a birthday; basket winner named

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

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Hello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and cool

Hello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and cool

TOKYO | When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse fo…

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Portage high schoolers learn about manufacturing jobs

Portage high schoolers learn about manufacturing jobs

PORTAGE | Students from Portage High School got a glimpse into their future this week when they learned about the programs offered by the Port…

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Wall Street caps a wild month with a rally

Wall Street caps a wild month with a rally

NEW YORK | For stock investors, there was no shortage of drama in October.

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U.S. consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September

WASHINGTON | U.S. consumers cut spending in September for the first time in eight months, as incomes grew at the slowest pace this year. The f…

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U.S. consumer sentiment index reaches 7-year high

WASHINGTON | U.S. consumers expect better economic growth and rising incomes in the coming months, pushing a measure of confidence to a seven-…

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Spooky spin on science

Spooky spin on science

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Flight 4184 families, friends gather 20 years after crash

Flight 4184 families, friends gather 20 years after crash

ROSELAWN | In a cold, driving rain reminiscent of 20 years earlier, about 150 family members and friends of the passengers and crew of America…

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Wallenda ready for windy Chicago tightrope walks

Wallenda ready for windy Chicago tightrope walks

CHICAGO | With Chicago's chilling winds howling in the background, tightrope walker Nik Wallenda declared Friday he's ready to attempt two bac…

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Flood warnings issued along Lake Michigan shoreline

Flood warnings issued along Lake Michigan shoreline

The Halloween weather was perfect for little ones trick-or-treating as Elsa, Anna, Olaf or other "Frozen" characters.

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Spooky spin on science

Spooky spin on science

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OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Alaska vet's show renewed; Betsy marks a birthday; basket winner named

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Alaska vet's show renewed; Betsy marks a birthday; basket winner named

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

5 hours ago Photos

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Hello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and cool

Hello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and cool

TOKYO | When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse fo…

5 hours ago Photos

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Portage high schoolers learn about manufacturing jobs

Portage high schoolers learn about manufacturing jobs

PORTAGE | Students from Portage High School got a glimpse into their future this week when they learned about the programs offered by the Port…

5 hours ago Photos

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Wall Street caps a wild month with a rally

Wall Street caps a wild month with a rally

NEW YORK | For stock investors, there was no shortage of drama in October.

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