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Notre Dame's 'The 39 Steps' production a Mel Brooks twist on a Hitchcock film (10/30/14)
Notre Dame Regional High School students will present the play "The 39 Steps" next week, but with a Mel Brooks-style twist to it. "The 39 Steps" is adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan based on an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon. While the film plot was more of a spy thriller with the hero Richard Hannay trying to prevent a spy organization from stealing top-secret information, the play has Hannay as a man bored with his aimless life...
New survey details vast scope of teen dating abuse (10/30/14)
NEW YORK -- From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America's adolescents, according to a new, federally funded survey. It says a majority of boys and girls who date describe themselves as both victims and perpetrators...
Hooked on Science: Static ghost (10/30/14)
Halloween means ghosts, but they're easier to control than you might think. n Balloon n White tissue paper n Transparent tape STEP 1: Cut the shape of a ghost in the white tissue paper. STEP 2: Using the tape, secure the tail of the ghost to a flat surface...
Wi-Fi hotspot name delays flight (10/28/14)
LOS ANGELES -- A passenger aboard a plane at Los Angeles International Airport picked up a Wi-Fi hotspot named after a terrorist group, but authorities who held travelers for hours as they investigated say no crime was committed. The passenger on the American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to London alerted crew members about the network Sunday night, and the plane returned to the gate. ...
Isle Casino Cape Girardeau to host Alzheimer's seminar (10/28/14)
As baby boomers age, the stage is set for a generational spike in Alzheimer's disease diagnoses. Alzheimer's Association St. Louis vice president of programs Stephanie Rohlfs-Young explained that even though someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer's disease every 67 seconds, early detection is as accessible as ever...