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Stewart cut teeth on DQ deal

Cory Schouten
July 9, 2008
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Two-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart has been granted a release from the final year of his driving contract with Joe Gibbs Racing after 10 seasons with the team. On Thursday at Chicagoland Speedway,...
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Pretending to like new music

Bruce Hetrick
July 9, 2008
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Noted curmudgeon—and very smart and funny writer—Joe Queenan recently threw down the gauntlet at contemporary classical music and those who, in his view, claim to like it. Some notable quotes from his article “Admit It, You’re as Bored as...
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Smoking ban for 'Jersey Boys'

Bruce Hetrick
July 8, 2008
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Chris Jones at the Chicago Tribune reports that the Chicago production of "Jersey Boys" (an outstanding show, by the way--and that's me talking, not Jones) has gone smoke free. He's not talking about the theater. He's talking about the...
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Brandon Rush wants to mirror Miller

Cory Schouten
July 8, 2008
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Attention all real estate agents. The city’s soon-to-be newest millionaire is looking for a house. Brandon Rush said he expects to sign a contract to play for the Indiana Pacers tomorrow and will be...
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Match your wits with an Indian child

July 8, 2008
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Bob Compton has taken a few arrows in the back since he began screening the film he funded, â??2 Million Minutes,â?? last fall. Compton, who was a venture capitalist at CID Equity Partners before striking out on his own to bankroll...
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Ralston Square's new look

Cory Schouten
July 8, 2008
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A $60 million project slated for South Street between Meridian and Pennsylvania streets has a whole new look, along with a couple of anchor tenants. Plans for Ralston Square call for a Cambria Suites hotel, a BlackFinn Restaurant & Saloon...
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Hutcherson visits 'Journey' crowd

Bruce Hetrick
July 8, 2008
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Last night, the Heartland Film Festival (sorry, I mean Heartland Truly Moving Pictures--I'm still getting used to the new name) added some dessert to a packed advance screening of the new adventure flick "Journey to the Center of...
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Big Ten, Pac-10 challenge overdue?

Cory Schouten
July 7, 2008
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The idea of an annual Big Ten vs. Pac-10 college football showdown in a series of games—sources within each conference said—is long overdue. But until now the idea has never been put on the...
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