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  • Developer has plans to preserve Westinghouse atom smasher

    Developer has plans to preserve Westinghouse atom smasher
    FOREST HILLS (AP) — A developer has knocked over the Westinghouse atom smasher east of Pittsburgh but plans to preserve the structure no matter what happens to the property it was on. The brick building at the base of the five-story, lightbulb-...
  • Old Florida, new media: Orlando designer finds perfect fit

    Old Florida, new media: Orlando designer finds perfect fit
    The main problem with social media: not enough flamingos. So Rick Kilby did something about it. The Orlando graphic designer has managed quite the electronic accomplishment — creating a colorful repository of postcards, posters, photos and...
  • New Balboa Peninsula deli blends tradition, trends

    New Balboa Peninsula deli blends tradition, trends
    With its extensive craft beer selection, local artisan coffee and traditional East Coast deli fare along with vegan options, Newport Beach's newest delicatessen is out to prove that "family-friendly" and "trendy" aren't mutually exclusive concepts. Dory...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Anesthesia can be tailored to each person's potential risk of post-operative nausea

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm scheduled to have surgery in the next month and am worried about the nausea and vomiting that I previously experienced after anesthesia. Is there anything that can be done to avoid post-surgery nausea? ANSWER: It is normal to be...
  • In defense of the humble casserole

    In defense of the humble casserole
    Step away from the sous-vide machine and microwave. It's time to embrace the casserole, that oven-baked creation, and give it the respect it deserves. Its legacy is rich, having sustained humans for centuries — no, not the green bean casserole...
  • LZHS jazz band members to take trip to New Orleans to help residents rebuild

    LZHS jazz band members to take trip to New Orleans to help residents rebuild
    The damage done by Hurricane Katrina was so significant that, 10 years later, charitable groups are still making annual treks down to New Orleans to help residents reestablish themselves. Students in Lake Zurich High School’s jazz program will...
  • Twin Cities become a hopping beer destination

    Twin Cities become a hopping beer destination
    Just last month, craft-brewing heavyweight Surly opened a 90,000-square-foot facility in Minneapolis, complete with a 275-person beer hall, a kitchen and full menu and a 1.5-acre outdoor beer garden. Billed as a "destination brewery," the $30 million...
  • Have you checked your credit report lately?

    Have you checked your credit report lately?
    While about eight of every 10 Americans know they are entitled to a free credit report annually, only six of every 10 have checked their report in the past year, according to a recent survey by the banking industry. The American Bankers Association...
  • Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech

    Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech
    The following is the text of Larry Hogan's inaugural address, as written for delivery Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis: GOVERNOR LAWRENCE J. HOGAN, JR: "Governor Christie, thank you for being here, thanks for your tremendous support, and for...
  • John Kass: 'American Sniper' criticism makes for amusing theater

    I've got to admit that it has been a barrel of fun watching the political left get its "Je suis Charlie" all tied up in knots over the movie "American Sniper." They're tweeting and making angry faces, insisting that the movie is not appropriate history....
  • Gerry Witoshynsky, Pembroke Pines historian, dies at 86

    Gerry Witoshynsky, Pembroke Pines historian, dies at 86
    Geraldine "Gerry" Witoshynsky could recite the history of Pembroke Pines chapter and verse. The city's official historian spent years lovingly sorting newspaper stories and snapping her own photos to document and file away. "I thought because no one else...