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  • Let Them Drive As You Drink Up The History Of Beer With Boston Brew Tour

    Let Them Drive As You Drink Up The History Of Beer With Boston Brew Tour
    With the wild success of both the UConn men's and women's basketball teams, there is reason to celebrate of late, so why not give fans another opportunity to raise a glass. In Cambridge, Mass., the Boston Brew Tour beckons. This one is for the adults....
  • Cruising Through History, A 3-State Tour From Watch Hill

    Cruising Through History, A 3-State Tour From Watch Hill
    This timeless trip begins with a classic ride. "The car is a 1913 Model T," says Captain Jack Spratt, as he greets his guests at Rhode Island's famed Ocean House. His old Ford takes folks on a scenic drive through Watch Hill, but that's not all.  At...
  • Daytrippers: Touring Fenway Park

    Daytrippers: Touring Fenway Park
    On Yawkey Way in Boston, the pitch is simple: Come to Fenway Park and see baseball history. Babe Ruth played here. (Just ask a Red Sox fan about “The Curse of the Bambino.”) So did Ted Williams and Jimmie Foxx, Smoky Joe Wood, Johnny Pesky,...
  • A history of staying cool on the go

    By Nate In the midst of the worst heat wave of the summer thus far here's a quick look at the history of automotive air conditioning, courtesy of car expert Jim MacPherson.   -The first factory-installed air conditioners were enjoyed by a handful of...
  • Russian leaders seek to revisit history as tension with U.S. grows

    A leading Russian elected official on Thursday called for an investigation of the United States' atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II as a "crime against humanity." The effort to reconsider history by Sergei Naryshkin, the...
  • Removing the pancreas used only rarely as a means of preventing cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is preventative surgery an option for people with a strong genetic predisposition to pancreatic cancer? If not, are there any screening tests that can catch it early? ANSWER: Although removing the pancreas is a possibility for people...
  • Rock 'n' roll history from Chicago native's Caribou Ranch heads to auction

    Rock 'n' roll history from Chicago native's Caribou Ranch heads to auction
    Want to own a grand piano used by Elton John, a brass bed John Lennon slept in or an all-terrain vehicle that Michael Jackson once rode? How about a guitar left behind in the 1970s when Willie Nelson visited the famed Caribou Ranch in Colorado? A...
  • Former NC State, NFL star Torry Holt a receiver who won't stop giving

    The hands. The story of Torry Holt is in his hands. Of course it is, as one of the best receivers in N.C. State and NFL history, it has to be. Look at Holt's left hand. After more than 900 catches and 13,000 yards in 11 NFL seasons, it has its own...
  • Dallas Cowboys - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Dallas Cowboys - INSIDE SLANT Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says he is heading into the season finale against the Washington Redskins with the mindset of playing to win. The Cowboys (11-4) have essentially nothing to play for...
  • Payton: Saints will come to battle in finale

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - New Orleans Saints - INSIDE SLANT Whodat gonna sit out these playoffs? The New Orleans Saints lost view of this season's playoffs following Sunday's disappointing 30-14 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, coupled with...
  • Chasing No. 1 seed, Seahawks expect phone booth from Rams

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Seattle Seahawks - INSIDE SLANT It is all there for the taking for the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday -- the NFC West, home-field advantage through the NFC playoffs and for the second straight year, a clear path to the...