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Columbus Day

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  • Late-day swoon sinks stocks

    Late-day swoon sinks stocks
    Stocks are ending sharply lower after a late-afternoon slide. The stock market couldn't shake off a case of the jitters from last week and closed sharply lower again on Monday. Airlines, energy and materials stocks were among the biggest decliners....
  • Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute

    Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute
    The Art Institute of Chicago on Monday enjoyed a marathon of a different kind as almost 2,000 runners took advantage of an offer of free admission. Those numbers helped fuel a visitor surge comparable to the museum's biggest attendance day in 2013,...
  • Are you celebrating Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day?

    Are you celebrating Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day?
    Happy Columbus Day – or Happy Indigenous Peoples Day if you live in one of the growing number of localities that have renamed the holiday to honor the people who lived in America before Columbus showed up, and their descendants. Berkeley, it won&...
  • Rain doesn't dampen Columbus Day Parade

    Rain doesn't dampen Columbus Day Parade
    A little precipitation Monday could not dampen the spirits of those who lined sidewalks on State Street to watch floats, bands and performers in the Columbus Day Parade. Along with the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria, dozens of floats, primarily in Italy'...
  • Ebola taunts at Northampton-Nazareth soccer game hurt West African player, guardian says

    A West African player on Nazareth Area High School's boys soccer team was taunted by Northampton players with chants of "Ebola!" during a game last week, according to his legal guardian. Edward Bachert, custodian for the 16-year-old soccer player,...
  • What we learned from the Ducks' 5-1 victory over Buffalo

    What we learned from the Ducks' 5-1 victory over Buffalo
    At a news conference announcing a glimmer of good hockey news in this city Monday, Buffalo Sabres President Ted Black told of how “10 years ago, this was a distressed franchise.” Well … OK, the city was named Monday as the host of the...
  • Coupon: $10 off at Macy's through Columbus Day

    Use a coupon to save $10 at Macy's Columbus Day sale. The coupon is in the Macy's flyer inserted in the weekend Sun Sentinel. Save $10 on a $25 purchase on sale, clearance and select home goods until 1 p.m. Sunday and Monday. There are some...
  • Box Office: 'Gone Girl' Edges Out 'Dracula Untold,' 'The Judge' With $26.8 Million

    "Gone Girl," "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" and "Dracula Untold" emerged relatively unscathed from a box office pile up this weekend, while Robert Downey Jr.'s "The Judge" got banged around at the multiplexes. David...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Granby's Italian "Festa" Oct. 13 at Cambridge House

    Beer and Wine Tasting, Italian food, entertainment, tea cup raffles and a Silent Auction will highlight Granby UNICOs annual Festa di Ottobre on Monday night, Oct. 13 at the Cambridge House Brew Pub in Granby. Tickets are available in advance at the...
  • 'Gone Girl' Draws Blood With $26 Million, 'Dracula Untold' Tops Friday Box Office

    Despite losing the Friday race to Universal's horror actioner "Dracula Untold," "Gone Girl" is headed for its second consecutive box office win. Fox's thriller looks to draw blood with $26 million this weekend, while "Dracula" is close behind with a $24...
  • Weather: Sunshine on tap for start of holiday weekend

    Weather: Sunshine on tap for start of holiday weekend
    Kick off Columbus Day weekend with a dose of sunshine. According to the National Weather Service, Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high near 90. At night, expect clear skies and a low of about 69 degrees, meteorologists said. Sunday: A high near...