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  • Cowboys offensive line sets the tone

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Dallas Cowboys - INSIDE SLANT Cowboys' offensive line sets the tone The Dallas Cowboys, coming off their Seattle high, will go in search of a sixth consecutive victory when they face the New York Giants on Sunday at...
  • Oral history project seeks stories from Mathews, Middlesex residents

    Oral history project seeks stories from Mathews, Middlesex residents
    MATHEWS – Jessica Taylor, an oral history professor with the University of Florida, was amazed by the humility of the Mathews County residents she interviewed over the summer. "Many of them didn't think they had anything important to say and...
  • Jim Souhan: Postseason rewards brains over bucks

    When the Star Tribune ran a story on Monday detailing the Twins' plans to avoid big-ticket free agents this winter, the response was furious and predictable. The Twins are cheap. The Twins are misguided. Even if both sentiments are true, they have...
  • Author Brad Meltzer's new show looking for 'lost history'

    Author Brad Meltzer's new show looking for 'lost history'
    What happened to the American flag mounted amid the Ground Zero wreckage on Sept. 11, 2001? Where is the pillbox hat Jackie Kennedy wore the day of President John F. Kennedy's assassination? And why are the original Apollo moon landing tapes missing?...
  • 'Fury' makes a fine B-movie vehicle for Wardaddy Brad Pitt

    This bit of heroics isn't "what I wanted to do," Brad Pitt's battle-scarred sergeant, and a hundred movie sergeants before him, growl. "But it's what we're doing." "Fury" is the sort of World War II movie Hollywood used to churn out four or five times...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Williamsburg in fall

    Taking the Kids -- to Williamsburg in fall
    Do you believe in "The World Unseen"? In ghosts? Maybe this time of year; maybe because we're in a small room lit by candlelight and the question is being posed by a seemingly possessed young woman named Sarah Pelham, who lived in 18th-century...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • 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 purchased in...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...
  • 'Cocktails in Paradise' toast history with Young Friends of the Historical Society of PBC at 50 Ocean

    'Cocktails in Paradise' toast history with Young Friends of the Historical Society of PBC at 50 Ocean
    "Cocktails in Paradise," a series of social events featuring historic venues and celebrating Palm Beach County's shared legacy, continues at 50 Ocean in Delray Beach Oct. 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friends and lovers of history are invited to join the...
  • Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon

    Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon
    The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...