Two Weeks in a Row for Mindless Behavior in the Popdust Pop-Off

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In an old-school, TRL-worthy battle of the boy bands, it was neck-and-neck for a while there between Mindless Behavior and The Wanted, but after an impressive weekend surge, a victor has clearly been decided: Princeton, Prodigy, Ray Ray and Roc Royal take the prize once again, in the second straight victory for "Hello." Mindless Behavior ultimately nearly tripled the votes cast for The Wanted, with a final margin of 74% to 26%. The victory takes the California quartet one week closer to Pop-Off Hall of Fame enshrinement, needing just one more week of winning to be so honored.

Standing in the way of the star teens—The Wonder Girls, K-Pop quartet extraordinaire, perpetually threatening to the first Korean group to break stateside. The two acts will face off in this week's Pop-Off, which will go up later today. Mindless have steamrolled through the competition thusfar, but suffice to say, the WGs might Mind a bit if they think they're gonna cruise to a third W in a row. It's on like KyoChon.

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's the Chicago Air and Water Show!(Special Section)

Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL) May 24, 2006 Byline: Dalia Hatuqa Medill News Service The hair-raising, jaw-dropping display of aerial acrobatics that is the Chicago Air and Water Show has been mesmerizing Chicagoans since 1960. And come August, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be back to dazzle once again at the 48th installment of the lake-front event. go to site chicago air and water show 2011

With plenty of wild blue yonder over Lake Michigan as the stage, military and civilian aircraft will perform their maneuvers along the lakefront from Fullerton Parkway to Oak Street. North Avenue Beach is the focal point of the daredevil aerial stunts.

The Shell Extreme Water Show kicks off the two-day event at 9 a.m. every day with the Liquid X Freestyle extreme water show, followed by the Munson Ski & Inboard Water Sports Ski Team. see here chicago air and water show 2011

More than 2 million people are expected to crowd the lakefront for the event, which also will feature the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights.

The air show, which begins at 11 a.m., will include the parachute team plunging from high altitudes, a demonstration they have been performing for 44 years.

The aircraft will also thrill the crowd with death-defying stunts as they come dangerously close to the lakefront high-rises.

What started in 1959 as part of a "Family Day Celebration" has grown to be the oldest and largest free event of its kind nationwide, said Mary May of the Mayor's Office of Special Events.

"It was started by the Chicago Park District at Chicago Avenue and Lake Michigan," May said. "Ever since, we have had either the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds or the U.S. Navy Blue Angels," she said.

The Blue Angels, named after a famous New York nightclub, entertained 17 million spectators in the 2005 season. Since its inception in 1946, the squadron has performed for more than 414 million fans, according to its Web site.

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