I was cheated! Heartbroken 12-year-old Jeopardy! finalist who lost $3,000 after giving correct answer says he'll NEVER watch the show again Young Jeopardy! contestant Thomas Hurley III has learned the ... which Trebek said was 'almost a one-day record' for the show. The jubilant teen beamed and nearly dropped to his knees when Trebek walked over to congratulate him on his victory ... 08/6/2013 - 9:17 am | View Link
Watch 25 years of Alex Trebek as Geography Bee host Hosted for the past 25 years by Alex Trebek, the geography competition has 10 students competing for scholarships totaling $50,000. National Geographic's YouTube channel has posted two videos related to the bee. The first is a compilation of Trebek's ... 05/23/2013 - 3:22 am | View Link
Perry Watch: Rick Perry benefited from federal farm subsidies he now wants to end When Gov. Rick Perry was just Farmer Perry, the federal government paid him more than $9,000 in farm subsidies to leave his ground fallow, The Austin American Statesman reported Sunday. Twenty years later, the Texan now denounces the program that benefited ... 08/7/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
How’d she do? Watch Elaine Garrett on Jeopardy Friday While friends, family, and those connected to SVC will surely tune in to see how Garrett does, she will be watching from home while on maternity leave, after giving birth two weeks ago to new son Alex. And no, Trebek is not the namesake. "It’s actually a ... 06/22/2011 - 3:52 pm | View Link
Perry Watch: Top Perry advisers leave Gingrich campaign. Next stop: Austin? Can you spell P-E-R-R-Y ... consultant Katon Dawson and Iowa consultant Craig Schoenfeld. If you remember our recent “Perry Watch” post entitled “Some important clues that will tell you whether Rick Perry is serious about running for president ... 06/8/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The Christmas spirit will be alive this weekend, quite literally. Two area churches are inviting the public to experience the nativity through live representations of the Biblical story. Both Olathe's Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Southminster Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village will hold their live nativity displays on Friday and Saturday.
Irvington may become the second town in the U. S. to use the power of eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages. Other municipalities considering the tactic include Newark, San Francisco, El Monte, Calif., Seattle and Yonkers, N. Y.