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  • Two chances remain to qualify for Chase

    The Sports Xchange Two chances remain to qualify for Chase NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange The formula for making NASCAR's postseason under the new Chase format is easy. Win and you're in. A driver can get into the Chase...
  • Round-Up: Did art solve a murder? Plus a 2,600-year-old city

    Archaeologists furiously excavate a millennia-old city before it becomes a copper mine, iPad tortoises are retired, a new doc looks at the history of African American photography and there is a drought, but it appears as though the rich have been...
  • Scots are hot: TV's 'Outlander' sparks local lore, kilt following

    AKRON, Ohio Women on both sides of the Atlantic share a secret: Scots are hot. If a Scotsman wears a kilt and speaks in a heavy Scottish brogue, more's the better. If we didn't learn that by watching dramas based on Scottish history (think Liam Neeson in...
  • Early detection and prevention keys to gynecological health

    Source: University of Missouri Health System whatdoctorsknow.com The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) has designated September as Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. The goal is to draw attention to the importance of early detection and prevention....
  • George O'Leary is at home leading UCF in Dublin, singing a song Irish fans can dance to

    George O'Leary is at home leading UCF in Dublin, singing a song Irish fans can dance to
    DUBLIN — It was a simple question of George O'Leary, but it got a completely unexpected answer from the famously curmudgeonly coach. So what's your favorite song by your favorite band? Without hesitation, O'Leary starts singing the first verse...
  • Obama fails History 101

    President Obama doesn't know much about history. In his therapeutic 2009 Cairo speech, Obama outlined all sorts of Islamic intellectual and technological pedigrees, several of which were undeserved. He exaggerated Muslim contributions to printing and...
  • Film Review: 'Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People'

    , "Through a Lens Darkly" recounts the lengthy history of that misrepresentation while also celebrating the contrasting, oft-overlooked work of black photographers. Inspired by scholar/museum curator Deborah Willis' 2002 tome "Reflections in Black," a...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Look of Silence'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - So singular a high-wire achievement is "The Act of Killing," Joshua Oppenheimer's blistering 2012 documentary about the Indonesian communist purge of the 1960s, that following it up so shortly with a second film on the...
  • New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities

    New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities
    Seems like every time I take a trip to the shore, which is as often as I can during the summer, I can't resist buying a postcard, magnet or some other souvenir featuring the image of a lighthouse. Whenever I look at them, I'm reminded of the sea and the...
  • Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums

    Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums
    Let's play! In one room the kids are busy making creatures out of clay and then seeing them come to life in a Claymation movie they create with a computer program and different backdrops; in another, they're performing in music videos. They are...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:   Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are...