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Final Jeopardy: State Holidays

The Final Jeopardy question (11/10/2014), in the category “State Holidays” was: This is the only state that honors a former U.S. Secretary of State with his own legal holiday. The...

Final Jeopardy: Coats of Arms

The Final Jeopardy question (10/17/2014), in the category “Coats of Arms” was: This country’s coat of arms features a palm tree & a 19th American sailing ship. 2-day champ John...

Final Jeopardy: Literature

The Final Jeopardy question (10/16/2014), in the category “Literature” was: This title 1864 adventure is embarked upon by a descent into Iceland’s Mount Sneffels. New champ John Campbell won $16,400...

Final Jeopardy: Wordplay

The Final Jeopardy question (10/15/2014), in the category “Wordplay” was: Subtract a letter from the name of a keystroke found in computer commands & you get this violent reaction to...

Final Jeopardy: Album Covers

The Final Jeopardy question (4/30/2014), in the category “Album Covers” was: This band used a picture of the Hindenburg Disaster on the cover of its eponymous debut album. 7-day champ...

Two Popes Canonize Two Popes

Thousands of people continue to fill St. Peter’s Square to witness the canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Retired Pope Benedict...

John Axford 2014 Oscar Picks: 18 for 18!

If you place bets on the Oscar winners, make sure you check out Cleveland Indians reliever John Axford’s picks before next year’s Academy Awards show.  Axford, in his first year...

Final Jeopardy: Non-Profit Organizations

The Final Jeopardy question (1/1/2014), in the category “Non-Profit Organizations” was: This intellectual forum started in 1984, bringing together people from 3 different industries, hence its 3-letter name. Current champ...

Final Jeopardy: 20th Century Names

The Final Jeopardy question (11/28/2013), in the category “20th Century Names” was: In 1942 Winston Churchill said “I can handle this peasant”; historians aren’t sure things turned out that way....